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.
Pinta Council 5 in Wallingford donated 24 coats for boys and girls to Master's Manna through the Order's Coats for Kids program.
In response to the tragic school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Virgilius Council 185 in Newtown is hosting a "Three Hail Marys" prayer drive to pray for the community, the victims and their families. Council 185 also joined with Sacred Heart Council 5780 in Madison to acquire 500 rosaries from the Supreme Council to hand out to mourners, family members and students at St. Rose of Lima Church.
St. Edward Council 12968 in New Fairfield constructed a new life-size nativity for display at St. Edward the Confessor Church. Knights assisted with all aspects of the project, from engineering and design to construction.