100+ Catholic couples celebrate decades of marriage at event

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – More than 100 Catholic couples celebrated going the distance in marriage at an event in Louisville.

The Courier-Journal reports the annual celebration of marriage led by Louisville Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz was held Sunday at the Cathedral of the Assumption.

The event honored 136 couples celebrating wedding anniversaries ranging from 30 to 73 years.

In his homily, Kurtz said the total number of years combined of couples present was 6,646.

Thirty-nine of the couples honored at the event have been married for over 60 years, including 5 couples who have been married for 65 years, one couple that has been married for 68 years and 1 couple that has been married for 73 years.


Information from: The Courier-Journal, http://www.courier-journal.com


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