Laura Elizabeth Ryan and Robert William Prendergast, both of Houston, were united in Holy Matrimony on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church of Bryan with Msgr. John McCaffrey officiating. Parents of the bride are Dr. and Mrs. Patrick Ryan of College Station. Parents of the groom are Mr. Donald Prendergast of Katy, Tx., and the late Mrs. Joy Poland Prendergast. Grandparents of the bride are Mrs. Martha Crenan, the late Bill Crenan and the late Sadie and John Ryan. Grandparents of the groom are the late Adell and Robert Poland and the late Celine and John Prendergast. The maid of honor was Emily Ryan, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Laura Jones Ryan, Courtney Malek Zalesak, Merrill Laufer, Natalie Prendergast Bronson and Kelly Prendergast. Members of the house party were Caroline Taylor, Jacqueline Culpepper, Amy Crenan, McKinlea Poland and Kennedy Poland. The best man was Eli Diaz of Houston. Groomsmen were Chris Croxson, Colby Binford, Michael Ryan and Eric Ferley. Ushers were Will Crenan, John Culpepper, Kel Taylor, Matthew Taylor and Scott Murphy. After the ceremony, a reception was held at the Traditions Club in Bryan. The bride is a graduate of A&M Consolidated High School and a graduate of the University of Texas. She is a certified public accountant. The groom is a graduate of Katy Taylor High School and a graduate of Texas A&M University. He is a drilling engineer. After a honeymoon to New Zealand, the couple resides in Houston.