Katie Marie Stelly weds Daniel Jordan Robin
A six-thirty evening Nuptial Mass on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009 at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church in Church Point united Katie Marie Stelly and Daniel Jordan Robin in marriage.
The double-ring ceremony was celebrated by Monsignor Jeff DeBlanc.
The bride is the daughter of Carl and Denice Stelly of Church Point. Her grandparents are John David and the late Mildred Daigle David of Church Point, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbert Stelly of Rayne, and the late Eva Dale Broussard Stelly. She is a 2003 graduate of Notre Dame High School of Acadia Parish, earned her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Louisiana and Lafayette in Health Information Management, and is employed by LSU-University Medical Center.
The groom is the son of Donnie Robin of Houston and Donna Broussard of Lafayette. His grandparents are Weston and Mildred Broussard of Lafayette, Dean Colligan Robin of Houston, formerly from Lafayette, and the late Adam Robin. He graduated from Lafayette High School in 2003, earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Information Management from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and is employed by Community Specialty Hospital of Lafayette.
Guests were yshered to their seats by Josh Melancon, friend of the groom and Toby Meche, uncle of the bride.
Providing musical selections for the ceremony were organist/pianist: Julee Turner of Church Point, flutist: Glenn Faul, trumpeter: Joshua Stutes and vocalist: Jen Sonnier.
Selected Scriptures were recited by Darlene Savoie, godmother of the bride, and Toni Luquette, godmother of the groom.
Gifts were offered by Matthew David, godfather of the bride, and Greg Broussard, godfather of the groom
Escorted by her father, the bride wore an elegant wedding gown by LaSposa designed in candlelight organza embellished with intricate beading featuring a natural waistline and strapless neckline. The A-lined silhouette formed a semi-cathedral train to complete the elegant design. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of Ven Della roses and flame mini calla lilies accented with Hypercium berries and completed with her grandmother’s rosary.
Attending her sister as maid of honor was Jennifer Stelly, who was escorted by the groom’s brother, Derek Robin, serving as best man.
Matron of honor was Carlie Stelly Richard, sister of the bride. She was escorted by Corey Mathews, friend of the groom.
Bridesmaids were Mollie Stelly, sister of the bride; Ann Lege’, friend of the bride; Mary David, cousin of the bride; and Alison Camp, friend of the bride.
Bridal attendants each wore a n A-lined dress of cinnamon-colored satin featuring spaghetti straps, pleated bodice and floor in length. Each carried a hand-tied bouquet of flame mini calla lilies with hypercium berries.
Serving as flower girl was Ava Matte, cousin of the bride. She wore a dress of candlelight white Dupioini silk styled with an A-line skirt and cinnamon sash. She carried a kissing ball of Leonidas roses.
Groomsmen were Joey Stelly, brother of the bride; Wes Mathews, friend of the groom, Steven Chang, friend of the groom; and Brett Richard, brother-in-law of the bride
The ring bearer was Cade Richard, godchild of the bride, who carried a ring pillow created from the mother of the bride’s wedding dress.
Traditional items selected by the bride for her wedding day included a diamond cross belonging to her great, great grandfather Hanley, which her great grandmother, grandmother and mother all wore on their wedding day as something old. Something new was the new life the couple begins as a married couple and her wedding dress. Something borrowed was a sixpence worn in her shoe for good luck, which her mother wore in her shoe on her wedding day, a gift from Florine Daigle, friend of the bride’s family. Something blue included a Miraculous medal given to the bride by her mother, and a handkerchief with her initial embroidered in blue given by her great aunt Mary Comeaux.
For her daughter’s wedding, the mother of the bride wore a richly colored caramel, twopiece set featuring an off-the-shoulder beaded lace top with satin trim on the neckline over a back-zip charmeuse A-line skirt. She was presented a corsage of mini calla lily accented with hypercium berries.
The groom’s mother selected a mock two-piece formal dress designed of midnight blue stretch taffata featuring a wrap-styled bodice and portrait collar accented with a diamond broach. She was also presented a corsage of mini calla lily accented with hypercium berries.
Following the wedding ceremony, a post-nuptial reception was held at The Ballroom in Lafayette.
Among the refreshments provided for the guests was the bride’s cake, a four-tiered candlelight confection created by Suzanne Meyers. The cake was accentuated with cinnamon-colored ribbon and icing pearls. Flowers following the theme of the attendants’ bouquets adorned the top of the cake. Serving the bride’s cake was Darlene Savoie, godmother of the bride.
The groom’s cake was a raspberry-filled chocolate confection created by Suzanne Meyers in the shape of a soccer field with a three-dimensional soccer ball, a favorite sport of the groom. The groom’s table was adorned with calla lilies used in his maternal grandmother’s wedding bouquet. Serving the groom’s cake was Toni Luquette, godmother of the groom.
Following a wedding trip including the beaches of the Florida coast, the couple will reside in Lafayette.
Prior to the weding, a rehearsal dinner was held Thursday, Nov. 5, at the Church Point Bank Annex Building in Church Point. Hosting the 7 p.m. social were the groom’s parents, who served seafood spaghetti and fixings for the guests.