Wedding Anniversary Celebration – Basilica of St. John the Baptist, Canton
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 00:00


NEWS RELEASE                144 West Wood Street,
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                                                                     Rev. Monsignor John A. Zuraw, Chancellor


FOR RELEASE Immediate DATE SENT  September 28, 2016
SUBJECT         Wedding Anniversary Celebration
                          Basilica of St. John the Baptist, Canton

MORE INFO     Office of Pro-Life, Marriage and Family Ministry   330.744.8451 x272 

YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO – The Most Reverend George V. Murry, S.J., Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown, will celebrate a special Mass on October 9, 2016, 2:00 p.m. at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist, Canton, to mark the wedding anniversaries of 51 couples who are being honored for a total of 2428 years of wedded life ranging from 25 to 69 years.

Wilber and Ida Pedrotty, Jr., are celebrating 68 years of marriage. Other couples celebrating will be: 16 couples married 51-69 years; 16 couples married 50 years; 9 couples will observe 40 years; and 9 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 School Hall.

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

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