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Sophia + Isaiah | Holy Family Catholic Church + Minneapolis Marriot SW, Minnetonka MN

Sophia and Isaiah’s wedding exuded a relaxed atmosphere, despite the regal details and surroundings. Their laid back demeanor set the tone, making everyone feel at ease. The juxtaposition of the grand surroundings with the informal ambiance blended the best of both worlds.

Sophia and Isaiah, both classically trained vocalists, infused their wedding with a highly personal touch. Every aspect of the celebration was thoughtfully crafted to reflect their shared passion for music. As the wedding ceremony began, Sophia sang O Salutaris Hostia from the balcony, serving as beautiful prelude to the procession. Her voice, filled with love and emotion, carried through the church, capturing the attention of everyone present.

Following the ceremony, Sophia and Isaiah took advantage of the picturesque landscape at Normandale Lake Park in Bloomington.  They found the perfect area for photos nestled among tall pines near a serene waterfall. It was a peaceful, almost magical place, making the perfect addition to their wedding day experience.

The reception was held at the Minneapolis Marriott SW in Minnetonka. Before cutting their wedding cake, Sophia and Isaiah took a moment to honor Sophia’s father by singing Happy Birthday to him. They stood together holding the microphone while the room filled with warm smiles and applause. During dinner, instead of the typical clinking of the glasses, family and friends were invited to sing songs to prompt the bride and groom to kiss. Laughter and applause erupted as one by one, guests took the microphone to serenade the happy couple.

Then at the end of the night, in a delightful twist on tradition, Sophia and Isaiah chose to sing a duet together in place of sharing a first dance. Their performance was a beautiful reflection of their unique bond and highlighted their love for each other and created a deeply meaningful moment in their wedding celebration.

Regal Catholic Wedding, Debra O Photography

Ceremony: Holy Family Catholic Church 

Reception: Minneapolis Marriott SW

Park: Normandale Lake Park

Florist: Richfield Flowers and Events 

Cake: Buttercream Cakes and Desserts

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