Sheena Harper Photography

Colorado Springs Catholic Wedding Photographer

The Historic Pauline Memorial Chapel has always been one of my favorite churches.  So much beauty and history all in one place!  It is one of my favorite churches to work in as a catholic wedding photographer.

Here is a little known fact about the church…. Although Julie, Spencer’s wife was a devout catholic, there were no Catholic parishes in Colorado Springs at the time, so the Pauline Chapel was actually not dedicated as a Catholic church until 1925 when St. Paul’s Catholic Parish of Colorado Springs was established.

This beautiful church was built in 1919, a year after the main building of The Broadmoor was built!  It was originally designed for the use of hotel guests and has recently been restored by and taken over by The Broadmoor. The church is located across the street to the west from the gates to Broadmoor West, at the corner of Park and Mesa Avenues and is open to hotel guests and the community each Sunday at 9:00 a.m.

To ready more about the renovations, check out the Broadmoor’s blog post:


Here are some wedding photos I made there back in 2011.

Sheena Harper Photography | 719.686.8650 |

Destination Catholic Wedding Photography

As a practicing catholic, I love working with catholic couples.  I met Sara and Aron in Colorado Springs, but they chose to have their wedding back in Michigan, where they grew up.  After seeing their engagement photographs I made for them at The Broadmoor, they wanted to pay for my travel to Michigan to be a part of their big day!  I was thrilled to get to work with them again and to document their rite of marriage in front of their family and friends.  They were married at a beautiful stone church called St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lake Orion, Michigan.  Here are their ceremony photographs…

catholic-wedding-photography_0050 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0023 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0025 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0026 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0027 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0028 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0029 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0030 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0031 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0032 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0033 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0034 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0035 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0036 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0037 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0038 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0039 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0040 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0041 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0044 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0045 great-oakes-wedding-photography_0043