• The longer a couple is married, the more likely they’ll put to the test their wedding-day vows of “for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health.”

    Deacon George and Mary Ann Kozak recently spoke about how they have supported each other during challenging times in their four-decade marriage. (Courier photo by John Haeger)

    Deacon George and Mary Ann Kozak recently spoke about how they have supported each other during challenging times in their four-decade marriage. (Courier photo by John Haeger)

  • Each year, the Catholic Courier features a listing of couples who are celebrating 25, 50 or 50-plus years of marriage, and many times, that information is sent to the Courier by the...

    Eugene and Shirley VanDeWalle (center) with son-in-law and daughter Ron and Kathy Maiorani (left), Bishop Salvatore R. Matano and daughters Laurie Gavigan and Karen Ambroz (right) at the Marriage Jubilee Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral May 19. (Photo courtesy of Laurie Gavigan)  </p>

    Eugene and Shirley VanDeWalle (center) with son-in-law and daughter Ron and Kathy Maiorani (left), Bishop Salvatore R. Matano and daughters Laurie Gavigan and Karen Ambroz (right) at the Marriage Jubilee Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral May 19. (Photo courtesy of Laurie Gavigan)

  • On May 19, married couples from around the Diocese of Rochester had the opportunity to say “I do” all over again.

    George and Mary Bauer, who have been married for 60 years, smile after renewing their vows during the Marriage Recognition Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral May 19. (Courier photo by Jeff Witherow)

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