A celebration of a 'wonderful' priest and parish

Patrick Fisher, Staff Writer

St. John's Church at Union Hill celebrated on Saturday, Sept. 30, what Archbishop Harry Flynn called a wonderful priest and parish.

The archbishop was among several dignitaries who were at the event, celebrating Father Elgar Bockenfeld's years of service to St. John's and St. Benedict's Catholic Churches. St. John's was filled with people there to observe the 62nd anniversary of Father Elgar's ordination, his 90th birthday and the church's 140th anniversary.

Throughout the service, Archbishop Flynn recognized the parishioners of St.

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