Albany Bishop celebrates 50 years in the priesthood

Posted at: 10/18/2013 5:00 PM
Updated at: 10/18/2013 6:19 PM
By: WNYT News

ALBANY - A special mass will be held in Albany to honor Bishop Howard Hubbard.

The celebration will recognize the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood.

11 other Bishops from across the state have been invited to attend.

Hubbard is also approaching his 75th birthday, which is the mandatory retirement age for a Bishop.

The mass will begin at 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

Get there early because a large crowd is expected.