August 8, 2014

Two priests initiated into Fourth Degree Assembly of Knights of Columbus

Posing in this photo are Charles E. Whitcraft, Jr., Master, Indiana District, left; Paul Caraway, Past Faithful Navigator; Father Jerry Byrd, new member and pastor of St. Mary, St. Joseph and St. Ann parishes in Jennings County; Father Joseph Sheets, Fourth Degree Assembly Chaplin; Father Douglas Marcotte, new member and associate pastor  of St. Bartholomew Parish in Columbus; and Ron Doxsee, Faithful Navigator.  (Submitted photo)

Posing in this photo are Charles E. Whitcraft, Jr., Master, Indiana District, left; Paul Caraway, Past Faithful Navigator; Father Jerry Byrd, new member and pastor of St. Mary, St. Joseph and St. Ann parishes in Jennings County; Father Joseph Sheets, Fourth Degree Assembly Chaplin; Father Douglas Marcotte, new member and associate pastor of St. Bartholomew Parish in Columbus; and Ron Doxsee, Faithful Navigator. (Submitted photo)

Fourth Degree Assembly of the Knights of Columbus Council #247 serving Columbus, Seymour, Four Corners and North Vernon, initiated two priests into the fourth degree (patriotic degree) of the Knights of Columbus on July 14 at St. Ambrose Church in Seymour.

The priests are Father Jerry Byrd and Father Douglas Marcotte.

The Fourth Degree is especially active in civics and patriotism activities, including providing service at Veterans’ Administration hospitals and promoting respect for the flag of the United States. †

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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