Washington, D.C. - Congressman John Faso (R-Kinderhook) on Sunday, October 22, attended a special mass at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Rosendale for all emergency first responders. Father Edmund Burke and Father John Audu held the mass which included members of the Rosendale Police Department, Sheriff Paul Van Blarcum and the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office, New York State Police, and Tillson Fire Department. Also in attendance were Ulster County Executive Mike Hein, and the Ulster County AOH Pipe and Drum Band.
"It was a wonderful experience to get to take part in this special mass at St. Peters over the weekend. Our communities' first responders sacrifice so much to keep us safe, and it was nice to be able to take part in this special event with them."