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Taking the plunge

A wedding photographer, perhaps confused about which sacrament he’s attending, opts for full immersion.

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Dcn Scott

posted July 7, 2010 at 9:14 pm

Well, immersion is the fullest expression of baptism. So, his theology seems pretty sound.

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Fr. Jim

posted July 7, 2010 at 9:24 pm

I shouldn’t smile, I really shouldn’t … But having dealt with my share of intrusive, obstructive photographers it just seems that this represents just a wee little bit of divine retribution. :) … Now, to make an appointment with my confessor!

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posted July 7, 2010 at 9:34 pm

This looks like it was not real – like a set up or a joke. The reaction of the bride and groom doesn’t seem authentic.

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Dcn. Colin

posted July 7, 2010 at 10:28 pm

Thank you so much for sharing that!
Especially on such a hot week!

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Paula Gonzales Rohrbacher

posted July 8, 2010 at 12:12 am

Quick! “I baptize you in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit”!

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