PHOTO FEATURE: Knights of Columbus
Published 11:07 am Wednesday, September 2, 2020
- Larry Larousse was the winner of the 2020-2021 Knight of the Year award for the Knights of Columbus Ascension of Our Lord Council 9623. This award is given out annually to a member that has gone the extra mile in the organization. Pictured from left to right are Council 9623 Grand Knight Mike Abbate and Larry Larousse, Knight of The Year.
The Knights of Columbus Ascension of Our Lord Council 9623 presented a live version of the First, Second and 3rd Exemplification. This program is usually presented in a virtual format displayed on a TV. A Degree Team was formed to present this in a more personal format and act out roles usually found in the video. The new Degree Team was presented at the Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church in LaPlace.
On Tuesday, Aug. 16, The Knights of Columbus Ascension of Our Lord Council 9623 presented its annual Gail Gaudet Award. Gail Gaudet, who passed away, was a very valuable assistant who helped with various projects. This yearly award is given to a very deserving woman, who carries on what Gail Gaudet accomplished. Pictured from left to right are this year’s winner, Catherine Abbate and her husband, Grand Knight Mike Abbate.