Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

Saturday, April 21, 2018

800_wed-ann-mass_0189Stanley and Helen Chmielewski, lifelong parishioners at Holy Cross Parish in New Britain, await the start of the Wedding Anniversary Mass Oct. 16 from their front pew at St. Joseph Cathedral in Hartford. The Chmielewskis have been married 72 years, longer than any other couple in the history of the annual Mass sponsored by the Family Life Office of the Archdiocese of Hartford. Some 225 couples were on hand to renew their wedding vows and celebrate a collective 11,000 years of marriage. Click here to see and purchase photos from Photo Gallery by Jack Sheedy.