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Sunday, September 17, 2017

Honor Guard for Bishop Olmsted

Bishop Olmsted call out. Kick off for the "Together We Go Forth" campaign.  

Knights in Action Photos - Tucson Knights POW-MIA Ceremony

Tucson Sir Knights Conduct POW-MIA Ceremony

17 Sir Knights from three assemblies conducted a POW-MIA Ceremony on September 15th, for the 7th and 8th graders at Saints Peter and Paul School in Tucson who were joined by the 5th graders from San Manuel.  Faithful Navigator Sir Knight Ray Obral was Master of Ceremonies and explained the battlefield cross and the symbolism on the POW-MIA flag.  The empty table ceremony followed the script used during at the dinner following the January 2017 Patriotic Degree Exemplification.  District Marshal AZ South, Sir Knight Drew Mansager, drew tears with his moving rendition of Amazing Grace on his bagpipes.

Knights in Action Photos - Silver Rose Mass for 500

Honor Guard escorts Silver Rose at Mass for 500

11 Sir Knights from the Fr. Anthony Rey Assembly # 3617 and the Fr. Henry Miller Assembly # 2308 provided an honor guard for the Silver Rose which the day before was in Sierra Vista.  Over 500 students, teachers and parents attended the Mass at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Tucson on September 15th.




Saturday, September 16, 2017

Keep Christ in Christmas

RE: Keeping Christ in Christmas

A reminder ~ to benefit from the specially priced Sales Assortment Case (CIC-2017) or the Spanish Display Box (SP-DB-17) councils must have their orders placed by September 25, 2017. I attach a council order form so you can place an order and save money.

The Christmas season is approaching and it is with an ever-heightened sense of purpose that we immerse our efforts into the evangelization of Keeping Christ in Christmas.
Please let us know if you have any additional questions you can call me or email at the contact points below.
God Bless each of you and may He bring unprecedented success to the Keep Christ in Christmas evangelization in our state

 Vivat Jesus
 SK Anthony A. Balestrieri PGK , PFN
 Keep Christ in Christmas Chairman
 c- 623-221-6058
Council Order Form

9/11 Memorial

1. San Felipe de Jesus church in Nogales, Az hosted their annual 9/11 Mass of Remembrance.

2.  Sir Knights from Msgr. Duval Assembly 19, Nogales, Padre Kino Assembly 1918, Green Valley, and Arizona's newest Assembly, Fr. Jose Gallego, Assembly 3703, Nogales, practice before Mass.

3.) Seventeen Sir Knights from three Assemblies joined in the annual Mass of Remembrance at San Felipe de Jesus church in Nogales.

4.) A multi-agency color guard retires the Colors after Mass on Monday, September 11.  Local police and fire, as well as state and federal agencies take part each year.

5.)  The Honorable John Doyle, mayor of Nogales, presents the U.S. flag to the Department of Public Safety.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Blue Mass

   Sir Knights from three AZ South Assemblies gathered September 10 to honor First Responders at a Blue Mass at Douglas' St. Luke parish.
   Members of Douglas'Prince of Peace, Assembly 21, Bisbee's Fr. Constant Mandin, Assembly 15, and Sierra Vista's St. Francis of Assisi, Assembly 2058, gathered in front of the Monument to the Unborn (dedicated February 26, 2016) with clergy, first responders and others.