Retired priests from the Diocese welcomed Bishop David M. O'Connell, C.M., for a Christmas visit Dec. 7.
Gathered in Villa Vianney, one of two facilities for retired priests in the Diocese, the evening began with the celebration of Mass in the chapel with the Bishop as principal celebrant and homilist. After Mass, all enjoyed a festive dinner and shared conversation.
Msgr. John K. Dermond proclaims the Gospel during Mass. Staff photo