Msgr. Frances D. Urbanovsky Assembly in Somerville held a benefit raffle that raised $4,000 to benefit area seminarians, retired priests and other charitable initiatives.
Southwest Council 3910 in Houston hosted six fish frys during Lent to benefit St. Thomas More Church and the council's charitable fund. Proceeds from last year's fish frys — as well as other fundraising initiatives — enabled the council to purchase new vestments for St. Thomas More Church. In addition, the council hosted a smoked chicken fundraiser to benefit the parish and other charities.
Good Shepherd Council 6358 in Schertz donated $2,000 toward the creation of a Veterans Memorial Plaza in Schertz. The donation was made in memory of deceased council members who served in the military.
Katy Council 6950 and Joseph M. Walla Circle 2738 marched in the Katy Rodeo Parade, winning a prize for best patriotic parade entry.
Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati Circle 5473 in Arlington sold fresh fruit at its parish, raising $300 to support seminarians.