Secular Franciscans joined in the 50th Anniversary Celebration May 20 for Fr. Richard Dellos and Fr. Anthony LaFache of St. Joseph-St. Patrick Church, Utica, NY. Several Fraternity members even served on the 50th Anniversary Committee.
Hundreds filled the pews at St. Joseph-St. Patrick for the 10:30 a.m. celebratory Mass, including religious, community and political leaders as well as friends and family from near and far.
Following Mass, 500 people packed Daniel's Banquet facility in New Hartford for an anniversary dinner.
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