Lawrenceburg, In. — Newly installed Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis will celebrate a milestone with a Lawrenceburg parish this year. Archbishop Charles Thompson will attend the 175th anniversary mass at the St. Lawrence church Sunday, August 13 at 11 a.m.
At 56, Thompson is the youngest archbishop in the country. He was appointed by Pope Francis in June and formally installed in July. Thompson and St. Lawrence priest, father Peter Gallagher studied theology together in St. Meinrad, Indiana.
The celebration will include a cookout and ice cream social. Parishioners should consider bringing a covered dish.
A reservation only 175th anniversary parish dinner will be held Sunday, August 20.