Vasili's Baptism

We have had the pleasure of working with the Zelios Family as long as they’ve been a family. Vasili is their third son and we’ve been privileged to document them all as they grow up.

Clipping of the hair as an offering in thanks to God for the sacrament of baptism.

Clipping of the hair as an offering in thanks to God for the sacrament of baptism.

Big Brother watching on.

Big Brother watching on.

Anointment with olive olive. This tradition stems from the dove Noah sent out after the flood that returned with an olive branch.

Anointment with olive olive. This tradition stems from the dove Noah sent out after the flood that returned with an olive branch.

Love how Father Peter not only allows but encourages children to be a part of the service.

Love how Father Peter not only allows but encourages children to be a part of the service.

Very proud to have an important role in the ceremony - he did a great job.

Very proud to have an important role in the ceremony - he did a great job.

Vasili was the perfect baby for the entire service!

Vasili was the perfect baby for the entire service!

Sophia came along to help out - she has a great eye and lots of ideas!

Sophia came along to help out - she has a great eye and lots of ideas!

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