Thursday, 19 June 2014

Holy Trinity Sunday

On Holy Trinity Sunday we went to the First Holy Communions of three dear children- Columba, Elizabeth and Frances.

There was a beautiful Missa Cantata and they received Our Blessed Lord's Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity, with a pure white Holy Communion veil (otherwise known as a houseling, a domenical or a manutergium) which was spread across the Altar rails in case any Pieces of the Host are accidentally dropped. 

Afterwards there was a joyful celebration in the Church grounds with champagne and a magnificent Holy Communion cake.

Elizabeth and Frances on their First Holy Communion Day. Elizabeth wears her Grandmother's dress with a beautiful veil and flower crown from Etsy. Frances wears a long, antique veil.

Elizabeth's veil was very pretty and detailed with flowers and frills down the back.

The First Holy Communion boy, Columba, looked resplendent in his kilt, sporran and tie.

A fabulous First Holy Communion cake by Lucy Shaw cakes

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