Diocesan News

50th Anniversary of Consecrated Life

Solemn Vespers was celebrated for the 50th anniversary of consecrated life of Agnes Rus, apostolic oblate at St. Kevin Church, Flushing, Oct. 29. Rus is pictured, from left, with seminarians John Cozier, Jose Diaz and Michael Falce; Father Robert Mema; Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto, pastor of St. Kevin Church;  Msgr. Steven Aguggia, spiritual director of the Pro Sanctity Movement; Father Thomas Pettei, episcopal vicar of Queens; Msgr. Joseph Calise, Father Michael Lynch and Father Louis DeGaetano. A dinner followed with the apostolic oblates, friends and her parish family in the Msgr. D. Joseph Finnerty Parish Center.