St. Frances of Rome Church at 2119 Payne Street will celebrate it’s 125th anniversary on Sept. 23.
The anniversary will be celebrated with a Mass at 11:30 a.m. with Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz presiding. Following the Mass, a reception will be held at the Clifton Center which is adjacent to the church. The reception will feature a buffet-style lunch and cake.
The parish also will be honored on Oct. 28 with the placing of an historical marker at 1 p.m., following that day’s 11:30 a.m. Mass.