The fifth annual Mount Carmel / Blessed Sacrament Communion Brunch took place Sunday, Oct. 20, at Daniele’s Banquet Facility in New Hartford. About 170 parishioners, family and friends attended. Guest speaker was the Rev. John Buehler was guest speaker. Father John, a classmate of Father Jim Cesta, spoke about what it means to be a pastor and a shepherd of a flock. He and Father Jim have been friends for 53 years. Father John is retired after spending more than 25 years at Historic Old St. John’s, including many as pastor.