Caitlin Smith, Adam Regan united in matrimony
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Lyons Point provided the setting on the evening of Friday, October 2 for a nuptial ceremony uniting Caitlin Jennifer Smith and Adam Joseph Regan, both of Crowley. Fr. Pousson officiated the ceremony.
Caitlin is the daughter of Doug and Melissa Smith of Lyons Point. Her grandparents are Jack and Jean Smith, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Uray J. Meaux all of Crowley.
She is a 2006 graduate of Notre Dame High School and is currently attending he University of Louisiana at Lafayette in pursuit of a degree in Child and Family Studies.
Adam is the son of Linus and Anne Regan of Crowley. He is the grandson of B.R. Breaux of Rayne and the late Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Regan of Crowley.
He is a 2004 graduate of Notre Dame High School and is currently employed with MWD Services as a field operator.
The bride, escorted by her father, was ravishing in an ivory colored lace cap-sleeved trumpet gown with a keyhole back and heavily beaded sash complete with a chapel-length train. Her headpiece consisted of an elbow-length veil.
She carried a bouquet of cream-colored roses accented with long-stemmed fall flowers wrapped in raffia.
Traditional items of the bride consisted of a stick pen belonging to her great-grandfather as something old, her wedding dress as something new, her sister’s veil as something borrowed, and a blue topaz ring that was a gift from her parents as something blue.
Serving as matron of honor was Kelly S. Thibodeaux, sister of the bride. Bridal attendants were Lindsay Broussard and Andrea Pinac, friends of the bride, and Jennifer R. Hernandez and Emily Regan, sisters of the groom. Attending as flower girl was Emma Hernandez, niece of the groom.
Each attendant was attired in a sleeveless, tea-length v-neck dress in plum, and carried a miniature version of the bride’s bouquet.
Jeffery Regan, brother of the groom, attended as best man. Serving as groomsmen were Ben Leonards, Matthew Vondenstein, Drew McFarlain and Steven Stewart, friends of the groom. Attending as ushers were Ryan Miller and Kevin Jones, friends of the groom.
The mother of the bride was attired in a floor-length olive green dress, accented with a brocade jacket. The mother of the groom chose a chocolate brown shawl wrap dress which was floor-length. Each was presented with a bouquet of cream roses.
Providing musical selections were Zachary Thibodeaux, brother-in-law of the bride and Charlie Ancelet. Reading scriptures during the Mass were Cathy Breaux, godmother of the groom, and Elizabeth Nehrbas, godmother of the bride.
Offertory gifts were brought by Melissa Regan, sister-in-law of the groom, and Mallory Miller, friend of the bride.
Immediately following the Mass, a reception was held at the Rice Festival Building in Crowley. Guest tables were accented with deep purple table runners and mason jars filled with candles and fall flowers.
The bride’s cake was served by the bride’s grandmother and was white and consisted of three layers, accented with purple ribbons at each base with flowers atop.
The groom’s cake was served by the groom’s godmother and consisted of three layers of chocolate, topped with chocolate covered strawberries.
Friends and family traveled from Texas, Alabama, and various parts of Louisiana to attend.
Following the wedding, the couple has chosen to reside in Crowley.
On the night prior to the wedding, a rehearsal dinner was held at the home of the groom’s parents. The menu consisted of prime rib and rice dressing served with several salads and homemade desserts.