SS. Peter and Paul First Holy Communion
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The parish of SS. Peter and Paul, Tamaqua, celebrated First Holy Communion and the parish May Crowning on Sunday, May 2, at the 10:30 a.m. liturgy. Emma Kuczynski, daughter of Zigmund and Paula Kuczynski of Tamaqua, was the May Queen, assisting at the May Crowning. The Rev. William Linkchorst, pastor, distributed the Holy Eucharist to the children, including, first row, from left, Emma Coccio, Meghan McArdle, Emily Ostergaard, Alexa Staloski, Delaney Renn, Angeline Castagna, and Alana Troxell. Second row, Sean Lavine, Emma Kuczynski, Emily Amershek, Arianna Ryan, Samantha Farley, Olivia Stettler, Jaclyn Ohl, and Briana Morrison. Third row, Justin Weiksner, Pacey Steigerwalt, Nicholas DiMarco, Cole Setcavage, Michael Minchoff, Devon Zehner, and Hunter Knepper. Fourth row, Debra Earley, teacher; Mary Ann Mansell, principal of St. Jerome Regional School; Jane Habel, DRE; Maizey Troxell, altar server; the Rev. William Linkchorst; Michael McHale, altar server; Sonia Pucklavage; and Georgene Gallagher of the Religious Education Program.