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Diocese celebrates silver, golden jubilees for priests

Published: July 10, 2017   
Aprille Hanson

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor smiles with priests celebrating 25 and 50 years of ordination following the jubilarian Mass at the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Little Rock June 27.

Those pictured are Father Richard Walz, OSB (left), of Subiaco Abbey, 50 years; Father Chinnaiah I. “Y.C.” Yeddanapalli, pastor of St. John Church in Hot Springs, 25 years; Father William Wewers, OSB, pastor of Holy Redeemer Church in Clarksville, 50 years; Father Benoit Mukamba, CSSp, pastor of St. Mary Church in Helena, 25 years; and retired Father Edwin Graves, 25 years.

Retired Father Ralph Esposito, celebrating 50 years, did not attend. See Bishop Taylor’s homily from the Mass.

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