Our Lady Of Lourdes marks 50th

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church will celebrate 50 years of service and worship in south Columbus during a Golden Jubilee Celebration on Friday. The parish was established to meet the needs of Catholics at Fort Benning and the surrounding area. The celebration will begin with a special Mass at 6 p.m. with Bishop Kevin Boland as the main celebrant. A dinner/dance follows at 7:30 p.m. at the Columbus Convention & Trade Center. Tickets are $50 each. Call 706-689-5644 or 706- 689-5720 for more information or to purchase tickets.