Officiating the Nuptial Mass was Father Buddy Breaux, pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Loreauville. Also, celebrating with Father Buddy were Father Blanda and Father DesOrmeaux pastor and associate pastor of Saint Mary Magdalene of Abbeville and Father O’Neal Landry, retired pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Centerville. The priests were assisted on the altar by students of the bride, Taylor Genest and Jacob Martin.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mark J. Robicheaux of Franklin. Her grandparents are Mrs. Laura Belle Trahan, the late Mr. Alcide “Buck” Trahan, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Robicheaux of Franklin and Mr. and Mrs. John Lightfoot of Lovelock, Nevada.
The groom is the son of Ms. Donna A. Comeaux of New Iberia and Mr. and Mrs. S. Michael Comeaux of Youngsville. He is the grandson of Mr. Karl Andrus, the late Mrs. MaryAnn Andrus, Mrs. Eva Delcambre, Mrs. Marie Comeaux and the late Willie Comeaux of New Iberia.
Twin sisters of the bride, Emily and Caroline, served as matron and maid of honor. The bridesmaids were Jacqueline Latiolais O’Niell, long time friend of the bride; Stephanie Lorenzo, friend of the bride; Carly Trahan Moss, cousin and friend of the bride; Kimberly LeBlanc St. Blanc, longtime friend and college roommate of the bride; Mattie Pontiff, close family friend of the bride; Karlie Comeaux Dartez, sister of the groom; Hope Norris, stepsister of the groom and Amanda Holt Robicheaux, sister-in-law of the bride. The bridal attendants wore charcoal grey knee-length dresses featuring a ruffled neckline and fitted waist. Their shoes were fuchsia, accented with crystals. The bridesmaids carried orange calla lilies, pink dahlias and yellow lilies tied with fuchsia ribbon.
Alex Romero served as best man to the groom. Cody Prejean, college friend of the groom; Kyle Tizzard, college friend of the groom; Ross Schexnayder, college friend of the groom; Matthew Brady, cousin of the groom; Tyler Brady, cousin of the groom; Josh Dartez, brother-in-law of the groom; Scott LeBlanc, co-worker of the bride and groom and Brent Robicheaux, brother of the bride were all groomsmen. High school friends of the bride, Michael O’Niell, Zach Fitch, Billy St. Blanc and Seth Moss, served as ushers.
AddieGrace Anne Louviere, niece of the bride, served as the flower girl. Koa Romero, son of the best man, was the ring bearer. AddieGrace wore a dress handmade by the mother of the bride. The tea-length dress was made of dotted Swiss with satin piping; a satin sash monogrammed with her initials was worn at her waist. Addie carried a plush puppy down the aisle.
Readers for the Mass were David Brady, uncle of the groom; Elizabeth Prather, close friend of the bride; Julie Romero, close friend of the bride and Rosann Castille, close friend of the bride. Gift bearers were Alex and Aurora Romero and Tim and Erna Bodin. Eucharistic Ministers were Christopher Meaux, Wess Robison, Mike Disalvo, George Veazey, Joyce Stutes, Linda Horton and Roye Pontiff. Programs were given out by Sarah and Hanna Wisterman, cousins of the groom.
Escorted by her father, Katie wore a silk dupioni ball gown featuring a ruched bodice and box pleated skirt, which fell into a chapel train. Hand-sewn pearls and crystals adorned the sweetheart neckline. The bride customized the gown by adding pearls and crystals along the empire waistline. The off-white gown featured silk covered buttons along the zipper. The off-white veil was cathedral-length. The bride’s bouquet was a beautiful arrangement of white calla lilies and white hydrangeas. A special touch to the bouquet was one peach rose, in remembrance of her grandfather, Buck. Katie’s something old was the wedding band of her great great grandmother Sydney; something new was her dress and jewelry; something borrowed were the shoes that Emily, her sister, wore on her wedding day; and added to those shoes were two blue bows to complete with something blue.
The bride’s mother wore a gown by Montage for Mon Cheri Bridals. The fuchsia gown was made of silk shantung. The A-line gown has an off the shoulder neckline that is embellished with a crystal brooch and featured a softly gathered bodice. The groom’s mother wore a Montage two piece shantung suit, A-line peacock blue dress with softly curved neckline and detachable gold halter strap, crisscross pleated Empire bodice and a matching bolero jacket with three quarter length sleeves. The mothers carried small bouquets of calla lilies tied with silk ribbon.
The reception was held at the Lamppost. The couple along with their guests, danced to the music of Krossfyre late into the night. Favors of “Buck cookies” were given to guests as they departed the reception. The special treats were favorite cookies baked by Katie’s grandparents and the grandchildren at Christmas.
The couple will make their home in Youngsville.