Available to married couples from around the Diocese who are celebrating one, 25, 50 or more years of marriage, the 2023 Bishop’s Anniversary Blessing Masses will be held Oct. 8 for couples from Monmouth and Ocean Counties in St. Robert Bellarmine Co-Cathedral, 61 Georgia Rd., Freehold, and on Oct. 22 for couples from Burlington and Mercer Counties in St. Mary of the Assumption Cathedral, 149 N. Warren Ave., Trenton. Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., will be principal celebrant of the Masses which will begin at 3 p.m. During the Masses, the couples will renew their wedding vows and the Bishop will impart his episcopal blessing on them. Masses will be followed by receptions. Family members and friends of the couples are welcome to attend.
Couples can register online at https://dioceseoftrenton.org/bishops-anniversary-blessing or by calling their parish. Registration closes Sept. 15.