Sunday, October 6, 2013

Traditional Package (Flower Package in St. James the Great)

Happy Sunday everyone! Hope your enjoying the last day of the weekend. It's been awhile since my last wedding related post (specifically about my sister's wedding preparations) so I decided to tackle about flower arrangements in church.

In the Philippines, when getting married in a Catholic church you have to pay for the church fee which includes a musician (pianist) or a singer or both if you're lucky and the flowers to be used during the matrimonial ceremony. While others have a separate fee for flower arrangements just like the case in St. James the Great Parish in Ayala, Alabang.

I mentioned on my past post that St. James have an in-house florist (The Mother Butler Guild) who will provide the flower arrangements for the wedding ceremony. They have different packages to suit your taste and the price ranges from Php 15,000 to Php 35,000. Wow!

So let's do a breakdown of the flower packages that The Mother Butler Guild (St. James the Great Parish) is offering. For this post, I will feature the Traditional Package:

#1 Traditional Package (Php 15,000)
- 2 big arrangements at the altar
- 2 big arrangements at the reredo (or retablo, behind the altar where the beautiful images and the tabernacle are located)
- 6 big arrangements on pedestals along the aisle
- 2 small arrangements for the sponsor candles
- 2 pcs. sponsor candles

Flowers used: White mums, asters, and tube roses
Accessories:  white tulle
Red Carpet

Flower arrangement at the altar
Flower arrangements at the reredo or retablo
Flower arrangements on pedestals along the aisle
If you're decided to have your wedding in St. James the Great but on a restricted budget, this is the cheapest flower arrangement you can avail in Mother Butler Guild. Flowers are as is and there's no option to change the flowers to be use (sorry).

On my next post, I will feature the Classic Package which is an upgrade from the Standard Package. I have to make a separate entry to the Classic Package since it is more flexible when it comes to the type of flowers to be use and the arrangement. In short, there are different variations to choose from.


The Mother Butler Guild
St. James the Great Parish
Ayala Alabang Village, Muntinlupa City
Contact Nos.: (917)850 1312; (02)586 2035

Photo Credit: The Mother Butler Guild (St. James the Great Parish)
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