The Rev. Steven M. Murray, pastor of Holy Family Church, 129 Winthrop St., will celebrate his 25th anniversary as a priest for the Diocese of Ogdensburg on Sept. 22.
On that day, there will be a special Mass at 11 a.m. at the church with a guest homilist and a brief presentation by a parishioner.
Father Murray has been very active in the Watertown community. He is vice president of the board of directors for the Watertown Urban Mission.
He also has served as parochial vicar at St. Patricks Church and as an educator at Immaculate Heart Central High School.