Couples renew commitments at Mass

Thirty-five couples celebrating 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years of marriage were recognized at a Jan. 20 Mass. (Record Photos by Marnie McAllister)

At a special Mass in celebration of marriage Jan. 20, 35 couples renewed their commitment to one another and received certificates recognizing their anniversaries. The couples are marking 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years of marriage this year. Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, who presidesd at the 4 p.m. liturgy at St. Raphael Church, described marriage as a gift and told the couples that their “renewal deepens that gift.”

Nicole and Rob Candler renewed the commitment they first made at their wedding 15 years ago. They are parishioners of St. Raphael Church.


Bruce and Meg Crawford received a certificate from Archbishop Kurtz recognizing their 15th anniversary Jan. 20. They are members of St. Thomas More Church.

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