Brother Sir Knights,
79th Exempliﬁcation: The 79th Exempliﬁcation of the Patriotic Degree
will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at St. Philip Neri Catholic
Church in Fort Mills, SC. This will be the last Exemplification this
Military Chaplainís Fund: Supreme is requesting additional support of
the Military Chaplainís Fund. As noted in my letter to each Faithful
Navigator, I urge each Assembly to prayerfully consider donating to
this patriotic and Catholic need.
Veterans Administration Volunteer Services (VAVS) Program: I want to
thank SK Wayman Johnson, the District VAVS Director, with SK Leonard
M. Williams and SK William C. Shoemaker for serving as VAVS
Representatives. The cover the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center (MC)
in Augusta, GA, the William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA MC in Columbia, SC,
and the Ralph H. Johnson VA MC in Charleston, SC. I am looking for a
VAVS Representative to serve the MC in Charlotte, NC and Savannah, GA.
52nd Annual Police and Fire Fighter Award Breakfast: It was an honor
to serve in an honor guard at Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church in
Charleston for the Rev. P. N. Lynch Assembly #1071 52nd Annual Police
and Fire Fighter Award Breakfast. It was a further honor to speak to
police and fire fighters of the Charleston force along with our Bishop
Robert E. Guglielmone, the mayor and the Police and Fire Chiefs.
Armistice Day Mass Ė On November 11, it was my honor to serve in an
Honor Guard for Mass at the St. John the Baptist Cathedral in
Charleston on the 100th Anniversary of the ending of World War I. I
thank the Rev. P. N. Lynch Assembly #1071 for taking the lead and the
other Assemblies in the greater Charleston area, especially St.
Francis Caracciolo Assembly #3697 in providing the Honor Guard.
78th Exempliﬁcation: The 78th Exempliﬁcation of the Patriotic Degree
was held on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at St. Andrew Catholic Church
in Myrtle Beach. Fifty-Five (55) candidates were Exemplified. The
honoree was SK Michael J. Mika, FDM.
Let us pray for our
country and Church:
Holy Family, pray for us.
Our Lady of Guadalupe, patroness
of the Americas and the unborn, pray for us.
patron saint of the Universal Church, pray for us.