Mary Catherine Taylor and Timothy Shane Springer were married at Park Cities Presbyterian Church on March 13, 2010, by the Rev. Mark Davis and the Rev. Pike Wisner.
Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Austin Starke (Tracy) Taylor III, and Mr. and Mrs. Terry Mac Springer, all of Dallas. The bride is the granddaughter of Mrs. Deloris Burris Taylor and the Honorable and Mrs. Austin Starke Taylor Jr., and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Walter Douglass, also of Dallas. The groom is the grandson of Mrs. Mac Springer and the late Mr. Mac Springer of Abilene, and Mr. E.E. Stockdale and the late Mrs. Stockdale of Dallas.
The bride’s strapless gown of re-embroidered alençon lace, designed by Priscilla of Boston, flowed to a chapel-length train. She carried a handkerchief belonging to her maternal grandmother, for whom she is named, and an heirloom handkerchief traditionally carried by brides of the groom’s family.
The matron of honor was the bride’s sister, Tracey Taylor Frattaroli, and the maid of honor was Anna Margaret Nearburg. Bridesmaids were Lauren Elizabeth Tisdale, Brittany Lynn Muller, Courtney Anne Goodall, and nieces of the bride Caroline Elizabeth Frattaroli, Elena Taylor Frattaroli, and Marina Douglass Frattaroli. Junior bridesmaids, also nieces of the bride, were Sarah Aurelia Shillig and Lauren Shell Taylor. Members of the house party were Jenna Elise Meads, Cheryl Anne Lovejoy, Chelsea Megan Murray, and Whitney Anne West.
Best men were brothers of the groom Joshua Mac Springer and Jonathan Clay Springer. Groomsmen were brother of the bride Daniel Douglass Taylor, Joseph Witt Santalauria, Matthew Allen Bergstrom, Blake Daniel Barfield, Brian Scott Mandel, and Kirk Elliott Williamson. Ushers were Drew Brown, Jay Creighton, Jon LeBlanc, Michael McKissack, Kyle Phillip, and Patrick Roberts. Ring bearers were nephews of the bride, Chandler Taylor Shillig and Austin Starke Taylor V.
The crucifer was carried by Christopher Robert Frattaroli, brother-in-law of the bride. Readers were Austin Starke Taylor IV and Elizabeth Augur Taylor, brother and sister-in-law of the bride.
The bride is a graduate of Highland Park High School and Baylor University. She is also a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas with a Master of Arts and Humanities in literature. She has studied at Oxford University and Imperial College in London. She is a member of Sigma Tau Delta, an international English honor society, and Golden Key. She is a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. The bride was a Dallas Symphony debutante in 2007. She is pursuing further graduate studies in English literature and is employed with Watson & Taylor Inc.
The groom is a graduate of Highland Park High School. He also graduated from Baylor University cum laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance. He is a member of Kappa Omega Tau fraternity and Beta Gamma Sigma, an honorary business fraternity. He has studied at Imperial College in London. He is currently a first-year law student at Southern Methodist University School of Law.
After a wedding trip to Maui, the couple now resides in Dallas.