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Father Francis Maynard Assembly in Ukiah and Father Patrick S. Duffy Assembly in Fort Bragg provided an honor guard for a confirmation Mass celebrated by Bishop Daniel F. Walsh of Santa Rosa.

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Juan Pablo II Assembly in Miami donated clothing and toiletries valued at $1,000 to the Miami VA Medical Center.

Bishop Charles B. McLaughlin Assembly in Brandon held a barbecue for patients at a local VA hospital. Knights provided all food for the event and scheduled a performance by the YMCA Zumba Dancers.

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Bishop Raymond P. Hillinger Assembly in North Cook County provided an honor guard for a May crowning at Queen of All Saints Basilica in Chicago. The event took place after the basilica's weekly perpetual novena, which has been held every Monday night since the 1960s.

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Bishop Flaget Assembly in Covington, along with Msgr. Bouchet Assembly and Father Bernard A. Spoelker Assembly in Louisville, marched in the annual Kentucky Derby Pegasus Parade March 30.

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Bishop Edward A. Fitzgerald Assembly in Rochester presented a U.S. and papal flag to St. John the Evangelist Church.

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St. Louis Assembly provided an honor guard for a local flag raising ceremony. The flag used during the ceremony was donated by Spec. Bryan Hoffman, a veteran of the war in Iraq who presented the flag to the Knights in gratitude for their support during his deployment.

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Fourth Degree Master Andrew E. Lipenta, along with a Knights of Columbus honor guard, led the Good Friday procession in Merchantville. Knights and parishioners from throughout the area participated in the event.

George Washington Assembly in Somerset County provided an honor guard for a May 12 confirmation Mass at Blessed Sacrament Church.

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Senator Albert J. Ellis Assembly in Jacksonville provided an honor guard for a confirmation Mass at the Catholic chapel at Camp Lejune. The Mass was celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop Richard B. Higgins of the Archdiocese of the Military Services, USA. Thirty-seven young adults received the sacrament, many of whom are from military families stationed in the area.

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Father Frederick J. McGinn Assembly in Richmond Hill provided an honor guard for a memorial Mass for Sister Carmelina Tarantino at St. Paschal Baylon Church and to stand witness to the first step on her path to sainthood. Acting with permission from the Vatican, the Archdiocese of Toronto launched an inquiry into the holy and compassionate life of Sister Tarantino, who died in 1992. Sister Tarantino's brother is also a member of the assembly.

Rev. Dan MacDonald Assembly in Trenton provided an honor guard for Bishop Donald Thériault of the Diocese for the Military Services, Canada, when he celebrated a confirmation Mass at Canadian Forces Base Trenton.

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Bishop William J. Hafey Assembly in Wilkes-Barre provided an honor guard for a Blue Mass honoring area emergency service personnel.

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Members of Hilton Head Assembly gather around Sgt. Maj. Richard Stidley of the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade to watch a video of combat operations in Iraq that was filmed from a Black Hawk helicopter. Knights were invited to visit the Hunter Army Air Field in appreciation for their ongoing support for the military. Since 2005, Knights have provided more than $50,000 in phone cards to U.S. troops serving overseas.

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Fourth Degree Knights from throughout Visayas stand outside the Cebu Cathedral before Mass to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Archdiocese of Cebu. Among the principal celebrants was Archbishop Edward J. Adams, apostolic nuncio to the Philippines.

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