Queen of the Rosary of Lady Lake Assembly in Oxford provided an honor guard for Bishop John G. Noonan of Orlando when he celebrated Mass at St. Vincent de Paul Church.
Santa Maria Council 4999 in West Palm Beach donated $5,000 to the new St. Mary Church in Pahokee. The church, which was dedicated Sept. 8, is of Spanish design and will serve the farming and migrant community.
Prince of Peace Council 8791 in Ormond Beach raised $4,725 during its annual fund drive for people with intellectual disabilities. The funds were distributed to a charity and five local schools serving people with special needs.
San Marcelino Champagnat Council 10055 in Miami hosted a pizza lunch for veterans at the Miami VA Health Care System's Day Activity Center. Knights served pizzas, soft drinks and ice cream to 40 veterans, many of whom receive one hot meal a day through the facility. The council also contributed funds to the Brother Rafael Martin Scholarship Fund at Christopher Columbus High School.
St. Thomas Aquinas Council 11497 in New Port Richey served hamburgers and hot dogs to more than 200 students attending vacation Bible school at St. Thomas Aquinas Church.
Members of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Council 13209 in Spring Hill collected donations before and after all the Masses at their parish on Aug. 11 and 12 to benefit the Global Wheelchair Mission. Knights collected nearly $5,500 to purchase low-cost, durable wheelchairs for people with disabilities around the world.
During Knights of Columbus Family Week, Blessed John XXIII Council 14390 in Miramar offered Mass for the 160th birthday of Venerable Michael McGivney. Archbishop Ambrose De Paoli Assembly in Weston provided an honor guard for the event, with council members serving refreshments following Mass.