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Priests honored for service

Members of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Bainbridge gather around the Holy Family Catholic Church altar in Blakely on May 22 to honor their former pastors. Father Joel Bladt, back center, and Father Victor Siedel, back right, former pastor of St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in Thomasville and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Cairo, celebrated their jubilee mass honoring their 50th anniversary in the priesthood.