Fourth Degree

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An honor guard from Father Jeremiah F. Trecy Assembly in Huntsville marched in the Huntsville St. Patrick's Day Parade.

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Msgr. Francis A. Clinton Assembly in Surrey hosted its annual Blue and Red Mass at Immaculate Conception Church to honor the Delta Police Department and its Chief Constable Jim Cessford, one of the longest serving chiefs in Canada. Area Knights also provided an honor guard for the event.

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Ed Souza, Frank Wise and Frank Bono of Father Andrew Doherty Assembly in West Palm Beach stand with the assembly’s memorial monument that they helped restore. Knights cleaned, repaired and repainted the monument, which lists the assembly’s deceased members and had faded over the years.

An honor guard from Padre Louis de Soto Assembly in Bradenton marched in the area St. Patrick's Day Parade.

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Father Martin Assembly in Ponchatoula provided an honor guard at the Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival. Knights escorted the festival queen during the event.

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St. Martin of Tours Assembly in Millinocket provided an honor guard for Bishop Richard J. Malone of Portland during his three-day visit to the area. Bishop Malone is a member of Portland Council 101.

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Good Shepherd Assembly in Ankoa provided an honor guard for the dedication of St. Charles Borromeo Church in Minneapolis after the parish formally retired its debt.

Father Pierz Assembly in St. Cloud held its annual essay contest. More than 100 students submitted essays for consideration, and Kari Neutzling received top honors.

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St. Louis Assembly and its ladies' auxiliary regularly volunteer at St. Louis-area VA hospitals as part of the Order’s Serving Those Who Served program. The ladies' auxiliary also sews flannel bedrolls for homeless veterans in the community.

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Bishop Gilmore Assembly in Kalispell provided an honor guard for the opening ceremony of the 2009 Special Olympics Winter Games. More than 300 athletes from across the state competed in sports ranging from downhill skiing to snow shoeing to hockey.

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Faithful Navigator Paul Pinkman (left) of Msgr. Peter B. O'Connor Assembly in North Arlington stands with Angelo Andriani and Eddie Fernandez of Mary Immaculate Council 12769 in Secaucus while the three men load donated clothing for area shelters and veterans' homes. Knights collected 600 sweaters from the Secaucus Police Department, along with hundreds of towels, sheets and shoes that were donated to a variety of aid organizations.

Bishop O'Connor Assembly in Bergen County donated $2,330 to U.S. Army Sgt. Shane Ugliono, who was wounded while serving in Iraq. Sgt. Ugliono, who has a wife and three children, cannot work and must attend rigorous physical therapy sessions each week. The funds will help Sgt. Ugliono and his family stay up to date with their mortgage payments.

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Our Lady of Fatima Assembly in Bayard provided an honor guard for a statue of Our Lady of Fatima when it visited an area parish. The statue is currently on a national tour.

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Bishop Walter P. Kellenberg Assembly in Nassau County provided an honor guard for the 150th anniversary Mass at St. Ignatius Loyola Church in Hicksville.

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St. Pius V Assembly in Youngstown hosted a spaghetti dinner for assemblies in Ohio District #1 to honor all executive officers, faithful navigators and past faithful navigators.

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Father Hennepin Assembly in Niagara Falls provided an honor guard when an image of Our Lady of Charity of El Cobre, Cuba (Nuestra Señora de la Caridad del Cobre) visited four area parishes.

St. Joseph's Council 10436 in Chatham held its monthly all-you-can-eat breakfast, with proceeds to fund parish restorations. Father James Assembly also held its corporate Communion at the parish that same day.

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Father Cabanel Assembly in Swift Current provided an honor guard for a memorial Mass for Father J. B. Pouliot, a local priest who passed away and was buried in Quebec.

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Arvis Raml, Vince Flemming and Bob Ries of James W. Reedy Assembly in Watertown demonstrate the proper method for folding the U.S. flag. Knights held a program on flag etiquette following the assembly's Fourth Degree exemplification ceremony.

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Knights from in and around Salt Lake City look on as Bishop John C. Wester breaks ground at St. Thomas More Church alongside parishioners Roland and Patti Allen. The church is expanding to accommodate the growing needs of the parish, and Knights provided an honor guard at the ceremony. (Linda Boyd, Photo courtesy of the Intermountain Catholic)

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Members of Chief Justice Arellano Assembly in Cebu City participate in a "March for Life" March 21. An honor guard led the pro-life procession, which was organized to protest a reproductive health bill that is currently being considered by the Philippines' Legislature.

San Nicholas Council 4276, Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Council 5508 and Chief Justice Arellano Assembly, all in Cebu City, held a joint blood drive March 15 that collected 25 units of viable blood for the Philippine National Red Cross.

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