Oliver's Christening

September 2008

 

In September, Dan invited me to be a god father to Oliver, help with the christening and take lots of pictures to remember the occasion.

 

Here are the best ones.

 

Heloise looking glamorous

 

Happy Mum

 

Mike

 

Joel

 

Dan and Mike discussing the programme of the Christening

 

Very excited Ania

 

Ania's family

 

Dan and his mum, Heloise

 

Happy family.  Oliver looks like the Pope in his hat.

 

Joel, Heloise and Dan.

 

David, Dan's grandfather.

 

The initial vows. 

 

The anointing of oils and dunking in holy water.

 

Dan and Oliver.

 

Some more reading.

 

Me holding the ceremonial candle. 

 

The whole family.

 

Ania's mother and Oliver

 

Dan's mother and Oliver.

 

Dan's father and Oliver

 

Chrissy

 

Ania's father with Oliver

 

Mum and little screamer.

 

Father and son.

 

Dan looking evil.

 

Three generations

 

Mike after some vodka.

 

Two grandmothers

 

Putting back yet another round of vodka.  I think we had at least 6 in the couple of hours after the ceremony.

 

Daniel throwing a vodka back.

 

Oliver and cake.

 

Chrissy, Ania and Oliver.

 

Chrissy in Orange

 

 

 

Father and son

 

"You want me to do what for the camera?"

 

Oliver and Joel.

 

 

 

Magda

 

"Wow, lip balm!"

 

"You sure this guy is the right choice for a godfather?"

 

Two babies.