Phillip Michael Cleary - Newest Member of the Oratory - The First Baptism in our New Church

Maureen and Jim Cleary are the proud parents of our newest member of the Oratory, Phillip Michael. He was born on October 30, 2008.

Shown in the photos above at Phillip Michael's baptism on Sunday, November 9, 2008 after Mass are:
  1. Maureen Cleary holding the newborn with one of the 9 other Cleary children looking proudly at her new brother
  2. Father Avis begins the the Sacrament of Baptism with initial prayers said in the narthex of the  church with some of the Cleary family in the background.


Anonymous said...

What an absolutely beautiful boy! May God bless him abundantly.

Alison said...

Cute, cute baby.

I am curious, why the purple vestments for a baptism? Thanks.