Madeline's First Year Here
A photo review of Madeline's first year in Colorado, including her baptism, Christmas, Easter.
Christmas 2000 photo of Christine and Madeline.
St. Frances Cabrini Church in Littleton. It took place
during the 5:15 Teen Mass that Christie sometimes attends. This was an
especially significant Mass for the baptism because some of the teens in attendance
were in Confirmation class with Daniel, and also because these teens were witnessing
some of the Columbine healing process.
Linda holds Madeline as Father Ken Leone prepares to pour
baptismal water over Madeline. Shortly after this photo, Madeline
had a fit once she saw the water and the large baptismal font. So then
Tom gave it a try, trying to remind her of his playful of letting her head
drop backwards. But the results weren't much better--she again had a fit.
in common with her dad--being hair challenged! The good news is, her situation will improve; her
dad's will not!
And now, some more recent photos, from Madeline's first Easter in America.
Frolicking in the front garden.
A tradition for the Mauser children--posing with the "Groucho glasses."
Playing "glove biting" with Marcus--because Daddy does it.
With her godfather, Bill Mitchell. (About 18 mos. old.)