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St. Lawrence celebrates 150 years in the ‘big city’ of Utica

Roman Pasieczny during St. Lawrence Parish's 150th anniversary Mass on May 1.

Dan Meloy | The Michigan Catholic

Utica — Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron took a trip to the “big city” May 1, to celebrate Mass and the 150th anniversary of St. Lawrence Parish in Utica. That’s right, “big city” Utica. Utica’s “urban sprawl” is a matter of perspective for the archbishop, a native of small-town Anchorville, who during his homily expressed congratulations…