Love Actually: 'Yes, A Civil Wedding Can Be More Practical And Charming Over A Church Ceremony!'

When push comes to shove sometimes less can be so much more in a wedding......»»

Category: lifestyleSource: abscbn abscbnSep 15th, 2017

Sarsi Emmanuelle: From bombshell to bride

She described the time she walked down the aisle as "literally the happiest day of my life." Jennifer Papillero, who made waves in the 1980s as screen siren Sarsi Emmanuelle, finally took the big plunge with husband Francis Papillero at Our Lady of Miraculous Medal Parish in Dasmarias, Cavite, last Feb. 28. As she approached the altar, she recalled "trembling, feeling nervous and excited at the same time, filled with strange emotions that I couldn't explain and understand." It was actually their second time to get hitched, she explained: "We had a civil ceremony 11 years ago. One day, we simply talked about having a church wedding, and that was it!" They met by chance at ...Keep on reading: Sarsi Emmanuelle: From bombshell to bride.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 16th, 2018

From Capes to Bows: The Celebrity Wedding Gowns We Love

With the number of celebrity weddings that took place last year, we saw a lot of great moments and beautiful gowns. So much so that we thought we'd pick out some of favorites and highlight the details we loved the most. Read through our list and let us know which ones were your favorite too. Most modern rendition: Maxene Magalona A post shared by MARK BUMGARNER (@markbumgarner) on Jan 15, 2018 at 3:17am PST Maxene Magalona wore a Vera Wang gown to their outdoor ceremony in Boracay but she had on something different at the intimate church wedding. In front of their immediate families and principal sponsors, Maxene looked stunning in a creation by Mark Bumgarner. It ha...Keep on reading: From Capes to Bows: The Celebrity Wedding Gowns We Love.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2018

UK hails new royal couple as country awaits wedding details

LONDON --- The engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle dominated newspaper front pages and morning news shows in Britain on Tuesday, as royal-watchers awaited details of the couple's spring wedding. The grandson of Queen Elizabeth II and the American actress have announced they will marry in 2018. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby says they have chosen a church wedding. Markle's divorced status would once have barred her from marrying the prince in church. Harry's father Prince Charles, who is heir to the British throne, married his second wife Camilla in a low-key civil ceremony in 2005 because both bride and groom were divorced. Newspapers hailed news of the engag...Keep on reading: UK hails new royal couple as country awaits wedding details.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2017

FULL TEXT: Sermon of Reverend Michael Curry at royal wedding

MANILA, Philippines – The Most Reverend Michael Curry, presiding bishop and primate of the Episcopal Church, delivered the sermon at the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday, May 19. Here is the full text of Reverend Curry's much-lauded sermon , titled "The Power of Love," as uploaded on the official website of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Reverend Curry fires up royal wedding with love sermon

WINDSOR, United Kingdom – Reverend Michael Curry fired up Britain's royal wedding on Saturday, May 19, with some passionate oratory about the importance of love that left Britons used to far more traditional royal ceremonies bemused. Curry, the first African-American leader of the US Episcopal Church, opened his sermon in front of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle captivate world in royal wedding

MANILA, Philippines – It was a royal wedding that captivated the world. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot in an emotional ceremony at the St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle on Saturday, May 19. (READ:  Reverend Curry fires up royal wedding with love sermon ) The wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex was witnessed by Queen Elizabeth II ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

Fiery US bishop brings American flair to royal wedding

WINDSOR, England --- Nothing captured the trans-Atlantic nature of Saturday's royal wedding as much as the guest preacher whose sermon brought American fire and flair to a very English church service. The Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, the first black leader of the Episcopal Church in the United States, was hand-picked by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to address their 600 wedding guests. The bishop's passionate sermon on the theme of love, studded with quotes from the bible, Martin Luther King Jr and African-American spirituals, was a contrast to the more solemn and muted Anglican style the royal family is used to. Many observers were surprised and delighted. BBC broadcaste...Keep on reading: Fiery US bishop brings American flair to royal wedding.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

Episcopal Church leader to speak at royal wedding ceremony

LONDON (AP) --- Kensington Palace says the head of the Episcopal Church, the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, will speak at the wedding of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle. Curry will give the address --- a sermon --- at the May 19 event in Windsor. He will join the dean of Windsor, the Rt. Rev. David Conner, and the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, who will officiate at the service. Welby has baptized Markle ahead of her marriage to Harry, the grandson of Queen Elizabeth II, who is the supreme governor of the Church of England. Curry is the first African-American to have served as presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, an offshoot of the Church of Engl...Keep on reading: Episcopal Church leader to speak at royal wedding ceremony.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 13th, 2018

LOOK: Coleen Garcia cherishes moment Billy Crawford cried on their wedding day

Mrs. Coleen Garcia-Crawford was awestruck at the sight of husband Billy's emotional moment during their big day. Coleen uploaded yesterday two pictures of the bridegroom trying hard to hold back tears as he waited for her on the aisle. She wrote on the caption, "My favorite part in any wedding: the crying groom. I love you so much, my husband @billycrawford! I can't wait to build our dreams together and watch God perform His miracles in our lives everyday, just as He always does!" While the first image showed Billy's tears rolling down his cheek, the second shot showed the overjoyed bridegroom biting his lip while fighting to remain composed for the ceremony. He said in an ...Keep on reading: LOOK: Coleen Garcia cherishes moment Billy Crawford cried on their wedding day.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 26th, 2018

LOOK: ONE champ Brandon Vera gets married in Guam

It's been a while since we've seen reigning ONE Championship Heavyweight world champion Brandon 'The Truth' Vera, and that's because outside of the ring or cage, the dude's a pretty busy man.  Aside from a movie and a ton of other projects, the hard-hitting Vera was also getting ready for another big event in his life: getting married.  A little over a year ago, Vera, 40, proposed to his girlfriend Jessica Craven in Guam, and over the weekend, the two finally got hitched in the very same place where Vera popped the question.    I wish I was more eloquently prepared to actually say everything I was feeling on our wedding day. . . Thank you to our family and friends who travelled from everywhere, for... everything. This wouldn’t have happened without y’all. Love y’all very much. P Diddy @philmrw Thank you and your boss @thedavisteam 💚💜🤙🏾. It for sure had to be you brother. be back to Mainland soon to come train with you . Love y’all!!! . . To my Wife...... @n_e_n_j_a . . You make everything in my life so much better, you’re like the morning air coming in every time I see you, you make water taste better and the whole world a more beautiful place. Thank you for being mine lil mamma. . . Here’s to infinity Mrs. Vera 💜💚💜💚💜💚💜💚💜 Photo credit to 1 of Lightshapers Studios by @lally_eleazar , , and @patrick.camacho or the fam and guests 😂😂😂💪🏾 #happilyveraafter2018 #OneChampionship #Heavyweight #World #Champion #Verafied #VeraClan #VerafiedNenja A post shared by Brandon Vera (@brandonthetruthvera) on Apr 23, 2018 at 5:58pm PDT     #happilyveraafter2018 Wish y’all were there 😊 A post shared by Brandon Vera (@brandonthetruthvera) on Apr 23, 2018 at 9:56pm PDT In front of friends and family, Brandon and Jessica said their vows in a simple sunset ceremony led by Brandon's teammate and Bellator Light Heavyweight Champion Phil 'Mr. Wonderful' Davis.    I still can’t believe it happened, but as of 4/20/18 we became Husband & Wife! 😍 Our beautiful sunset ceremony was led by Phil Davis and his gorgeous wife Angelina assisted :) The wedding ceremony that Phil gave regsinated so much with Brandon and I. Our wedding wouldn’t have been a success if it wasn’t for all of the people surrounding us and working hard to make it happen! I’m sorry if I forgot to mention any particular names in our speech but just know we appreciate you & acknowledge your helping hand. I want to thank our friends & family that travelled all of this way to the beautiful island of Guam. To those whom helped with our DIY wedding, my bridesmaids and groomsmen for going above and beyond to make Brandon and I happy (regardless the stress). To Mark P., Purebred, & Rome for giving us Meskla On The Cove as our wedding present to host our ceremony & reception there. Kuya Mel and Coffee Slut for making the amazing coffee bottles and roasting beans for our special occasion. As well as communicating with Johnny Cool for the ginormous outside tent, changing tent for my reception dress, and the chairs and tables. Thank you to Hafaloha for having our favorite açai bowls and shaved ice! Everyone loved it and/or wished they could of had more but too many people were occupied at the bar 🤤 Thank you Steve Shimizu for making things happen especially while you had another event going on! For providing alcohol, our roasted pig, meat carver, our bartender, etc. And thank you Guelu and your boys for creating the half Chamorro Hut as our bar! Everything was just amazing! Thank you to our caterers from all Over!!! Island Cuisine for the amazing Chamorro food and professional service! Jamaican Grill for providing the jerk adobo spare ribs that Brandon! Fraim for making that delicious dried meat that everyone kept snacking on! Ben & Yan’s for the Pancit Canton as well as Old Town China Buffet for my steamed vegetables. My amazing donut wall from Daddy’s Donuts!!! Crown Bakery for creating a delicious wedding cake and for my various other cakes, pies, and turnovers (even though the humidity wasn’t so nice to it 😅). ***continue caption in the comment section*** A post shared by Jessica Craven (@n_e_n_j_a) on Apr 24, 2018 at 1:28am PDT     #happilyveraafter2018 congrats B n Jess on a beautiful evening and celebration. Made some new homies got to see some old ones too. #fightfamily #420wedding A post shared by AJ Matthews (@aj_mma) on Apr 20, 2018 at 4:56pm PDT Big congratulations to Brandon and Jessica on this new chapter of their lives!  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsApr 24th, 2018

IN PHOTOS: Joey de Leon, Eileen Macapagal s church wedding

MANILA, Philippines – After their civil wedding at the Supreme Court , it was revealed that Eat Bulaga host Joey de Leon and his now wife Eileen Macapagal married in church, but when and where it actually happened has yet to be revealed.  On Instagram, the couple's daughter, Jocas, said she was very happy to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2018

Joey De Leon marries long-time partner Eileen Macapagal

After 35 years, comedian Joey De Leon married his long-time partner Eileen Macapagal during a civil ceremony at the Supreme Court on March 19. The ceremony, and the wedding receptionThe post Joey De Leon marries long-time partner Eileen Macapagal appeared first on DZRH News......»»

Category: newsSource:  dzrhnewsRelated NewsMar 20th, 2018

91 couples wed on Valentine’s Day

Ninety-one couples in Iloilo City exchanged vows wed in a mass wedding ceremony on Feb. 14, 2018 at SM City Event Center in Mandurriao. Mayor Jose Espinosa III officiated the civil wedding rites, in the presence of Councilors Ely Estante and Lady Julie Grace Baronda, Liga ng mga Barangay-Iloilo City president Reyland Hervias, and Public […] The post 91 couples wed on Valentine’s Day appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2018

An unconventional romance

CEBU CITY --- Art teacher Kevin Cabrera and graduating psychology major Daisy Mae Amora are planning to get married next year, initially in civil ceremonies and later, in church.   But Cabrera, 25, has yet to propose and plans to do so just as soon as he has a pizza costume made.   It turns out that Amora, 21, had a dream where a pizza proposes to her, a whimsical idea that her fiance would gladly oblige.   After all, their love story has been less conventional than most romances, so what's one more twist in a series of unexpected turns?   The couple met through the mobile dating app,, with Amora taking the initiative of sending...Keep on reading: An unconventional romance.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2018

LOOK: Maxene Magalona, Robby Mananquil s church wedding

MANILA, Philippines – Three days before their beach wedding in Boracay, actress Maxene Magalona and musician Robby Mananquil married in a private church ceremony in Manila. This was disclosed by Robby's sister, Happy Skin cosmetics co-owner and model Rissa Mananquil-Trillo on Instagram on Friday, January 12. "1.8.18. The newlyweds requested ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 12th, 2018

Love wins for Marcos-Manglapus political rivalry

MANILA, Philippines – The grandchildren of political adversaries ended a decades-long long rivalry with a wedding. Lawyer Michael Ferdinand "Mike" Manotoc married Carina Amelia "Cara" Manglapus on November 22, Wednesday at a private ceremony in Makati . The pair’s grandfathers were contenders for the presidential elections of 1965. Former Foreign Affairs Secretary Raul S. Manglapus ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 26th, 2017

LOOK: Anne Curtis shares majestic ‘thank you’ wedding photo

The recently wed Anne Curtis uploaded a photo on Instagram as her way of expressing gratitude for this new chapter in her life. The photo had a dramatic flair, showing the couple as they stood on the edge of a cliff, overlooking a grand view. Curtis had her arms outstretched as she held on to her vail, which fluttered in the wind. She wrote on the caption, "Grateful. Only God could have given us the most magical weekend of our lives... Eternally thankful to Him for giving me the most amazing human being to stand next to... taking in all of the beauty life and love has to offer.. " Anne Curtis and Erwan Heussaff were wed in a garden ceremony at New Zealand on Nov. 12 after bein...Keep on reading: LOOK: Anne Curtis shares majestic ‘thank you’ wedding photo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

IN PHOTOS: Anne Curtis and Erwan Heussaff’s pre-wedding party

MANILA, Philippines – Love is in the air in Queenstown, New Zealand as Anne Curtis and Erwan Heussaff gear up for their much-awaited wedding. The couple’s friends and family have been trickling to New Zealand all week to attend the ceremony. The couple welcomed the guests with a pre-wedding get-together, set ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 11th, 2017

Kean & Chynna: A ‘chill’ kind of church wedding

Two years to the day they got married in civil rites, Kean Cipriano and Chynna Ortaleza again swapped “I do’s!” at a church wedding last Tuesday, Nov......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 10th, 2017

IN PHOTOS: Kean Cipriano, Chynna Ortaleza s church wedding

MANILA, Philippines – After their civil wedding in 2015, musician Kean Cipriano and actress Chynna Ortaleza sealed their relationship with a church wedding on Tuesday, November 7. ( WATCH: Kean Cipriano, Chynna Ortaleza's prenup video ) The actress wore a gray wedding gown, while Kean was in a black suit.  {source} .....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2017