Father Joe won’t be far away

The Rev, Joseph Kurnath thanked the congregation of St. Mary’s Church in Lakeville for their hard work and dedication during his 12 years at the church.Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

LAKEVILLE — Parishioners of St. Mary Catholic Church in Lakeville gathered at the Wake Robin Inn on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 15, to say goodbye to Father Joseph Kurnath and honor the work the congregation did over the last dozen years.

Kurnath also made a point of honoring his long-time assistant, Tara Green.

“I couldn’t have done the past 12-plus years without you — all of you,” Kurnath said to the group of about 60 people.

“My prayers are with you. I think of you every day.”

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