Taylor-Bogan married June 29 at Sacred Heart

Brittany Lynn Taylor and Kevin Linden Bogan were married in a 1 p.m. double-ring ceremony June 29 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Morgan City. The Very Rev. Jay Baker, V.G., officiated.

The bride is the daughter Mark and Brownie Taylor of Morgan City. She is the granddaughter of Billie Casso of Bayou Vista and the late Perry Casso, and Robert and Frances Taylor of Morgan City.

The groom is the son of Johnny and Sharon Bogan of Baton Rouge. He is the grandson of Marie Gross of Denham Springs and the late Leroy Gross, the late Thadeus and Lorena Bogan.

For the occasion, the sanctuary was decorated with urns filled with green hydrangeas, and Sahara and pink O’Hara roses. Family pews were reserved with arrangements of green hydrangea and ivory ribbon.

Music was by organist Lee LeBlanc, violinist Gina Duran and vocalist Cherrie Lombes.

Paige Johnson served as reader and Mallory Fuhrer led the Prayers of the Faithful. Offertory gifts were presented by Robert Jensen, godfather of the bride; Phyllis Jensen, aunt of the bride; Lori Cronier, godmother of the bride and Erika Cronier, cousin of the bride. Katie Davis was greeter.

Escorted in marriage by her father, the bride wore a strapless fit and flare gown of ivory satin designed with an overlay of intricately-patterned English tulle adorned with crystals and lace appliques. The cathedral-length train was of beaded lace illusion. A pearl bracelet that completed her ensemble was a wedding gift from the groom.

Her fingertip-length scalloped veil of illusion was held by a comb of pearls and crystals.

She carried a clutch bouquet of Sahara and O’Hara roses, ivory hydrangeas and lamb’s ear foliage interlaced with her maternal grandmother’s rosary.

Erin Taylor and Meredith Taylor served their sister as maids of honor. They each wore a strapless, floor-length gown of Tiffany blue chiffon. They each carried a clutch bouquet of green hydrangeas, pink Sophie roses and Sahara roses.

Bridesmaids, dressed identical to the honor attendants, were Marisa Mullins, Stephanie Stanley and Melissa Chamberlein.

Flower girl Emily Jensen, cousin of the bride, wore a floor-length gown of ivory tulle accented with pearls and crystals at the neckline. Adorning her head was a halo of roses.

She carried an ivory satin basket filled with rose petals.

David Chamberlein served as best man. Groomsmen were Chris Proctor, Phillip Hartley, Brandon Frederick and Bradley Mitchell, cousin of the groom.

Ushers were Tyler Jensen, cousin of the bride and Ted Mitchell Jr., cousin of the groom.

A reception followed at the Cypress Columns in Gray. The entrance held an arrangement of green hydrangeas, Sahara and pink Sophie roses topping a silver candelabrum that belonged to the bride’s great-uncle, the late Cass Casso. The groom’s monogram hung on a mirror above the decorated credenza that served as the guest book table. The table held pictures of the bride and groom. The bride’s formal portrait was also displayed.

Guest tables were decorated with mercury glass chalice vases with green hydrangeas and pink O’Hara roses.

The bride’s cake was a four-tiered confection decorated with ivory hydrangeas, Sophie roses and Sahara roses. Topping the cake was the couple’s monogram.

The groom’s cake was a four-layered confection in vanilla and Bavarian cream that depicted a Louisiana State University ice chest. The groom’s table depicted a tailgate party and held pictures of the bride and groom’s tailgating group.

Prior to the wedding, the groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at Café Jo Jo’s.

Pre-nuptial parties included a surprise Christmas-themed shower for the bride hosted by Phyllis Jensen and Mary Guidry at the Guidry home, a crawfish boil/couples shower given by David and Melissa Chamberlein, and a bridal shower in Baton Rouge hosted by Lori Bogan, sister of the groom, and Angela Regira, cousin of the groom.

Other prenuptial events included a miscellaneous shower hosted by the bridesmaids at the home of Stephanie Stanley, and a bridesmaids’ luncheon hosted by the bride’s mother at Atchafalaya at Idlewild Club House restaurant near Patterson.

The bride is a graduate of Central Catholic High School in Morgan City and earned a bachelor’s degree in interior design from LSU. She is employed with Diniz Design in Baton Rouge.

The groom is a graduate of Walker High School in Walker. He owns Homes by Bogan.

They honeymooned in St. John, Antigua and reside in Baton Rouge.

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