Bishop Edward U. Kmiec will celebrate a 150th anniversary Mass at St. Stephen's Catholic Church, 21 Vernon St., at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. The Mass culminates a year of anniversary festivities.
Featured will be a special choir, accompanied by string and brass musicians, from the linked parishes of St. Mary's, Gasport, and St. Stephen's, Middleport. The Mass will honor all those who have ever been part of St. Stephen's Church in the past 150 years. Many former parishioners are returning to celebrate this event.
A reception will follow the Mass in St. Mary's parish hall, West Avenue, Gasport.