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September 28, 2014 Issue

Golden anniversary couple Mel and Per DeGeeter of St. Matthew Parish, Champaign, and other anniverary couples kiss after renewing their marriage vows at St. Mary's Cathedral on Sept. 28.

The Catholic Post/Tom Dermody (More photos from this event have been posted on The Catholic Post's site on Facebook.)

Anniversary couples renew vows, share stories at diocesan Mass

For his 50th wedding anniversary this year, Steve Lemmon received from his sister-in-law a t-shirt with a message in Spanish: “Lo que diga mi mujer.”

It translates, “Whatever my wife says.”

Steve, an Urbana native, met his wife, Josefa, in Spain when he was stationed there with the U.S. Navy in the early 1960s. They were married in Spain on May 24, 1964, and returned to his wife’s homeland this June to mark their golden anniversary.

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Cursillo celebrates 50 years of 'moments closest to Christ'

Diocesan pilgrims spend a day with Jesus on Chicago trip

Pinwheels share East Moline students' peace plans, prayers

Bishop fields questions from students at Marquette Academy

Event Oct. 25 to help fund Apostolic Sisters' housing needs

Respect Life Dinner Oct. 5 benefits Family Resources Center

Festival of Life weekend in Galesburg region Oct. 25-26

Life Chain events set in 9 communities on Sunday, Oct. 5

Pray, then act urges speaker at 40 Days for Life kickoff

Pro-life opportunities abound in October, Respect Life Month

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