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Religion Notes / News of area faith groups

Kmiec's anniversary

Bishop Edward U. Kmiec of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo will celebrate a special Mass at 3 p.m. Sunday in St. Joseph Cathedral, 50 Franklin St., to commemorate the 25th anniversary of his ordination as a bishop.

A letter from Pope Benedict XVI will be read.

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Armed Forces Mass

Men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces will be recognized at the annual Navy/Armed Forces Sabbath at 10:30 a.m. Sunday in St. Joseph Cathedral, 50 Franklin St.

Active duty, Reserve, National Guard, veterans and retired military are invited to attend and wear their uniforms.

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Interfaith conference

The Buffalo Chapter of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community will hold its eighth interfaith conference from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the Millennium Airport Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Cheektowaga.

The theme will be "Religion Founders Day."

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African experiences

The Rev. Hope Harle-Mould will discuss his experiences from his sabbatical in Sierra Leone and Ghana earlier this year at a 7 p.m. seminar Monday in St. Peter's United Church of Christ, 1475 Orchard Park Road, West Seneca.

Harle-Mould and the church received a $45,000 grant to participate in the National Clergy Renewal program.

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Deacon ordination

Four men will be ordained as transitional deacons by Bishop Edward U. Kmiec at 5 p.m. Friday in the chapel at Christ the King Seminary, 711 Knox Road, Aurora.

Scheduled to become transitional deacons, a step prior to ordination to the Catholic priesthood, are James L. Fugle, James W. Kirkpatrick Jr., David E. Tourville and Robert W. Zilliox Jr.

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