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Shrine of Saint Anthony Spring Wedding

Jun 2, 2023

Tradition. Family. Love.

Three words to perfectly sum up Michelle and Dominic’s Shrine of Saint Anthony Spring Wedding.

The day started at Michelle’s family’s home shrine, The Shrine of Saint Anthony. A favorite of the HMP Team! The chapel is filled with bright, beautiful colors, and the exterior is a photographer’s dream! Stunning stone arches surround a romantic courtyard.

It is a perfect place to say I do!

Especially when it is so meaningful to the family. As guests arrived, they were greeted by two singers and an organist playing a beautiful melody that filled the chapel. It created such a magical and welcoming feel as they entered and found their seats. Tucked away, Michelle and Dominic were exchanging handwritten letters. Tears were shed as these two felt the love pouring out of each word.

What a meaningful way to kick-off their ceremony!

At the ceremony, family and friends gathered to witness Michelle and Dominic exchange rings and make their wedding vows. It was a traditional Catholic wedding. They had family participate in readings during the ceremony and received communion. Every chance they could get, family was woven into the day!

Family is such an important aspect for all of my HMP Couples.

After a champagne burst with the bridal party, they were off to Historic Savage Mill for their party. As the evening progressed, the dance floor started to grow, and the moves got better and better! There was so love and support surrounding Michelle and Dominic on their Shrine of Saint Anthony spring wedding day. I’m sure that will continue everyday through this new journey as well! Tradition. Family. Love. These three words don’t only perfectly describe their wedding; it also perfectly describes Michelle and Dominic!

Congratulations to the newlyweds!

XOXO ~ Heather Marie

wedding rings in pink velvet box surrounded by a rosary, earrings, bride's shoes, and gold and pink accents at the shrine of anthony
bride adjusting her right earring as she looks to her right wearing halter top bridal gown and veil at the shrine of anthony
groom wearing blue suit with suspenders and pink tie hold glass and leaning against railing at the shrine of saint anthony
bride with their two bridesmaids in pink and two groomsmaids in blue by stone archway at the shrine of saint anthony in maryland
bride with her two bridesmaids and her two groomsmaids standing in a row by large archway at the shrine at saint anthony
groom with his four groomsmen all in blue suits standing with their arms around one another by field in maryland
groom holding onto edge of his suit coat and smiling at the camera by field in maryland
groom adjusting his pink tie and walking towards camera with his head slightly down and his groomsmen following him in field in maryland
black and white photo from above of the backs of the bride and her father and he walks her down the aisle inside the shrine of saint anthony
bride and groom with arms linked smiling as they walk down the aisle leaving their wedding ceremony at the shrine of saint anthony
bride and groom surrounded by their bridal party as groom pops confetti outside of the shrine of saint anthony in maryland
groom kissing his bride on her left cheek inside stone archways at the shrine of saint anthony
couple kissing and standing close inside outdoor hallways of stone arches at the shrine of saint anthony in maryland
groom twirling his bride under his left arm as she flares out her white dress train by stone archways at catholic church in ellicott city maryland
bride and groom standing close with their bridal party surrounding them by stone archways at the shrine of saint anthony
bride leaning in and kissing groom's left cheek in front of stone fountain at the shrine of saint anthony in ellicott city
groom leading his bride along pathway of beautifully landscaped garden with ivy at the shrine of saint anthony
groom dipping his bride back inside upper level of colorful library at the shrine of saint anthony in maryland
bridal table with light pink linens and large bouquet of white flowers in front of tables at reception at historic savage mill
groom dancing with his mom during wedding reception at historic savage mill with bridal party behind them
bride and groom standing close with bride's white veil blowing behind them by brick building at historic savage mill
couple standing close as groom leans in with his forehead against bride's left cheek and she looks down by stone wall at historic savage mill in maryland
couple standing close almost kissing as bride holds groom's neck and groom hold's bride's bouquet at historic savage mill
bride and groom dancing during indoor reception surrounded by guests at historic savage mill in maryland
bride standing behind groom as they cut small wedding cake by tower of cupcakes at historic savage mill

The Amazing Vendor Team:

Wedding Dress | Elegant Touch Bridal & Tuxedo

Wedding Dress Designer | Maggie Sottero

Bridesmaid’s Dress | David’s Bridal

Groom’s Attire | Jos. A. Bank

Groomsmen’s Attire | Jos. A. Bank

Florist | Flowers by Judy

DJ | Chris Styles Events

Hair Stylist | Glam Squad

Makeup Artist | Glam Squad

Invitations | Minted

Caterer | Putting on the Ritz

Wedding Cake | Cakes Plus

Venue | The Great Room at Historic Savage Mill

More HMP Spring Weddings:

Promise Farm Spring Wedding

Blush and Navy Barn at Silverstone Wedding


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Based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania