Duo’s medal honour highlights proud work
John and Catherine with Bishop Devine and Father O’Keefe A‘heaven-sent’pair’s dedication to an Airdrie church was put in the spotlight in this image from the September 16, 1988, Advertiser.
John Kelly and Catherine McConville were the proud recipients of medals from St Margaret’s Church after clocking up a combined 100 years of voluntary service.
Pictured congratulating the hard-working duo are Bishop Joseph Devine and parish priest Father Martin O’Keefe.
A spokesperson for St Margaret’s Church told the Advertiser:“These special medals are just a token of our appreciation for all of their hard work over the years, which has been an invaluable help; it is a fitting tribute to John and Catherine’s loyalty.”