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Saint Agnes prepares for historic weekend

caines | 11/29/2012, 5 a.m.

On Saturday, December 1st, at 10 a.m., Saint Agnes Church, the community and friends will gather for a service of Thanksgiving for the forty-four years ministry and retirement of the Reverend Canon Richard L.Marquess-Barry. Following the worship, a gala brunch will be held in the parish hall. Father Marquess-Barry is trying to raise $50,000 for the United Negro College Fund in thanksgiving for his ministry. All graduates of Florida Memorial University, Bethune - Cookman University, Edward Waters College and Saint Augustines University are asked to participate in this fund raising effort because all monies raised will be disbursed between these institutions. On Sunday, December 2nd, The Reverend Father Denrick E. Rolle will be instituted as the Fourth Rector and Pastor of St. Agnes at 4 p.m. The public is invited to share in these great moments.