St. Augustine Church in Lebanon, Ky., will kick off its bicentennial celebration April 12 by releasing 200 balloons.
Parishioners will have the opportunity to write a prayer on a slip of paper which will be inserted into the balloons. The release will take place in the Rosary Garden following the 3 p.m. Divine Mercy prayer service.
Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz and priests who have served at the parish will celebrate a bicentennial Mass Aug. 15 at 4 p.m. A meal will follow.
In addition, the parish will place a time capsule below the church Oct. 18. The event will include a potluck dinner and live music.