Galena IL – St. Mary's & Oak Hill | Catholic & Jewish Ceremony - Mindy Joy Photography

Galena IL – St. Mary's & Oak Hill | Catholic & Jewish Ceremony



Jewish Ceremony under Chuppah


This is the wedding day of Nicole & Harris. I had a particular interest in photographing their wedding having come from a mixed faith home of Christianity and Judaism. Seeing people come together for a wedding is one of my favorite aspect of this career because a wedding is a celebration. 


This was a tour de Galena... beginning with preparations at a house at the Territory where the couple had been staying. They  chose to take photos separately before their first ceremony at St. Mary's. After the Catholic mass Nicole and Harris ventured to Oak Hill weddings for their cocktail hours and second service, a Jewish ceremony under the Chuppah. The reception followed with delicious food and great dancing. Congrats Nicole & Harris! 



A special thanks to vendors: 

Wedding Day Coordinator – Shannon Siegert,  Red Heels Wedding & Event Design

Hair – In Natassja's Chair

Dress – Ready or Knot & Modern Trousseau

Cake – Wedding Day Bakery

Florist – Hy-Vee, Dubuque, Bride

Rental House – Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa

Catholic Ceremony – St. Mary's Catholic Church

Wedding Venue – Oak Hill Weddings

Make-up – Studio One Salon

DJ –  Riniker Rhythm



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