Wedding Anniversary Celebration – May 7 at Saint Columba Cathedral

St Columba Cathedral in Youngstown


MORE INFO: David Schmidt, Director, Office of Pro-Life, Marriage, and Family Life 330-744-8451 or 

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The Most Reverend David J. Bonnar, Bishop of Youngstown, will celebrate a special Mass on Sunday, May 7, 2:00 p.m. at St. Columba Cathedral, Youngstown to mark the wedding anniversaries of 119 couples who are being honored for a total of 5,644 years of wedded life ranging from 25 to 70 years.

Paul and LaVerne Schraf of St. Jude Parish, Columbiana and William and Lee Sheridan of Holy Family Parish, Poland, are the longest married of those registered and are celebrating 70 years. Other couples celebrating include: 31 couples married 51-69 years; 40 couples married 50 years; 31 couples will observe 40 years; and 15 couples will mark 25 years.

The Wedding Anniversary Celebration includes renewal of marriage vows at Mass and a personalized certificate. A reception will be held for the honored couples and their families following the Mass in the Cathedral Hall, hosted by members of the St. Michael Parish, Canfield.

For more information, contact the Office of Pro-Life, Marriage and Family Life at 330-744-8451.

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