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Pope John Paul I Assembly in Bella Vista has donated a number of chalices and patens to Catholic priests who are members of the Indian Missionary Society in Varanassi, India. The most recent chalice donation was made in memory of late assembly member Fran Heinen, who traveled to India in 2011 with a mission group and suggested that the assembly begin donating chalices in memory of deceased Knights to Indian priests.

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Chino Valley Council 10234 in Chino Hills, St. Margaret Mary Council 15339 in Chino and De Anza Assembly in Fonta joined together to march in the Chino Christmas Parade Dec. 8, 2012. Knights distributed candy to parade watchers along the 1.5 mile route.

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On Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, Bishop Fenwick Assembly in Norwalk provided an honor guard for a special Mass at Our Lady of Solace Church in Brooklyn. Bishop Nicholas A. DiMarzio of Brooklyn celebrated Mass at the church, which was hit very hard by Hurricane Sandy. Assembly members, through St. Matthew Church in Norwalk, have helped Our Lady of Solace by providing supplies and Christmas gifts to parishioners there.

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Pope John Paul I Assembly in Ocala provided an honor guard for the installation of Father Robert Trujillo as the new pastor of Holy Family Church in Williston.

St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Assembly in Spring Hill helped place more than 150 wreaths at Florida Hills Memorial Cemetery as part of the Wreaths Across America initiative. Knights also provided an honor guard for the ceremony with the Civil Air Patrol.

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El Cardunal Assembly in Elgin provided an honor guard for the opening of the Simbang Gabi novena at St. Catherine of Siena Church. The novena, a Filipino tradition, takes place on the nine days leading up to Christmas.

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General Licerio I. Geronimo Assembly in Rodriguez provided an honor guard for a community celebration on the feast of Santo NiƱo.

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Msgr. Herman P. Fedewa Assembly in Howell donated 90 small U.S. flags to Brighton High School. The flags will be displayed in each classroom.

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Father Isaias X. Edralin Assembly in Carmen provided an honor guard for a fiesta celebration in honor of St. Joseph the Worker.

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John Paul II Assembly in Fishkill prepared and served a Christmas ziti lunch for veterans at the VA Hudson Valley Health Care System campus at Castle Point. In addition, Knights visit with veterans at the facility each month.

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Msgr. William Wamboldt Assembly in Bridgewater provided an honor guard for the dedication of a new Marian garden at St. Joseph's Church. Knight Richard Doyle built the garden with assistance from the late Father Joseph Christensen.

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De Soto Assembly in Fremont provided an honor guard for a Mass celebrating the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. Joseph Church.

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Father Faustus A. McKenna Assembly in Welland purchased an enclosed trailer that the assembly and its associated councils use for a variety of events. Most recently, the assembly used the trailer in several Christmas parades.

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Father Patrick J. Healy Assembly in Du Bois provided an honor guard for Bishop Lawrence T. Persico of Erie when he celebrated Mass at St. Michael the Archangel Church in honor of the parish's 100th anniversary.

St. Patrick Cathedral Council 11008 and Father Vincent R. Capodanno Assembly, both in Harrisburg, collected and delivered 1,600 comfort items for veterans at the Lebanon VA Medical Center. Knights collected toiletries, puzzles, magazines and stamps for veterans receiving treatment at the facility.

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