Special Mass to celebrate married couples

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SAN DIEGO — All married couples are invited to the diocese’s inaugural Marriage Anniversary Mass, to be celebrated on Saturday, Feb. 13, at Good Shepherd Parish.

They will be able to renew their commitment in English, Spanish and Vietnamese. A special invitation is extended to couples celebrating a major anniversary.

The Mass will be celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop John Dolan, with Vicar General Father Michael Pham.

The Mass will be held at 2 p.m. outdoors at the parish, 8200 Gold Coast Drive, Mira Mesa. It also will be livestreamed at

Couples who attend should bring chairs, wear masks and observe social distancing.

The Office for Family Life and Spirituality is organizing the Mass as part of its work to support and celebrate couples at all stages, from engaged to newly married to those together for many years. Its bilingual staff leads workshops and trainings across the diocese.

For more information about this Mass, contact Nora Mendez at (858) 490-8299 and

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