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Luke E. Hart Assembly in Defiance provided an honor guard for the Columbus Day Mass at Sacred Heart Church. Knights also led the rosary prior to the Mass.

Members of Onawa-Blencoe Council 6249 use concrete forms to decorate the base for a Ten Commandments monument at St. John Church. Knights undertook the construction and placement of the monument at the church, preparing the site with a concrete base that will be lighted and landscaped. The council also sponsored a pilgrimage to the Grotto of the Redemption in West Bend. Knights provided motor coach transportation for 34 people to visit the grotto, where Mass was celebrated.

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The 33rd Annual Knights of Columbus Softball Tournament was held in Hutchinson, Kan., during Labor Day weekend. The team from Hallettsville, Texas, won the open division, while the team from Houston won the Masters Division. Next year's tournament will be held over Labor Day weekend in Columbia, Mo.

Members of Church of the Nativity Council 11067 in Leawood and St. Mary's Council 14096 in Joplin, Mo., transport a piece of altar furniture from the St. Mary's Church parish hall back to the newly renovated church proper. Most of St. Mary's was destroyed when a tornado ripped through the town in 2011. In response to the tragedy, Church of the Nativity in Leawood donated altar furniture and other worship items for use in St. Mary's temporary worship space. Council members then transported these items back to the main church when the building had been repaired.

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Members of Pope John Paul II Assembly in Park Rapids provided an honor guard for a 40 Days of Life vigil in their community.

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Beatrice Council 1723 conducted its semiannual roadside cleanup with assistance from the National Honor Society. Volunteers removed two truckloads of trash and debris.

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Sacred Heart Council 9333 in Sapulpa and Bishop Bernard J. Ganter Council 11194 in Tulsa collected and delivered personal care items for patients at the Claremore Veterans Center.

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Msgr. Delahoyde Council 8811 in Beresford sponsored a sign in the Beresford Labor Day Parade.

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