June 1, 2012

Franciscan friar to celebrate 50 years of priesthood

Franciscan Father Leon ReuterA reception to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the priestly ordination of Franciscan Father Leon Reuter will take place after the 5 p.m. Mass on June 16 and the 10 a.m. Mass on June 17 at St. Joseph Church, 125 E. Broadway, in Shelbyville.

Father Leon, who grew up as a member of St. Joseph Parish, will be the principal celebrant for both Masses.

He is a member of the St. Louis-based Sacred Heart Province of the Franciscan Order of Friars Minor.

For more information, call 317-398-8277. †

 

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