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Veterans Day

By Martin Luchak, Texas Knight Reporter

Vol. 4, 2016-2017


The Knights of Columbus, 4th Degree served as Honor Guard for the Most Rev. Brandan Cahill, Bishop of the Victoria Diocese. All were in attendance at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Praha Texas to honor all veterans and especially the nine young men from Praha who gave their lives in World War II.

The KC 4th Degree also participated in the Veterans Day Services at the Cemetery after Mass.

Attending Sir Knights were from Saint Michael Assembly # 1527 of Flatonia, Schulenburg, Weimar, and Bishop Odin Assembly #1095 of Cistern, Fayetteville, and LaGrange.

Pictured left to right-front row: Tompo Kuhn - Fayetteville , Ed Hughes - Cistern, Francis Janacek -Weimar, Bishop Brandan, Martin Luchak -Weimar, Philip Rocha - La Grange, Ted Bratton –Flatonia; Top and middle row from left: Tim Leihardt-Weimar, Charles Youngblood- Cistern, Doug Baker- Schulenburg, Dennis Olsovsky- Schulenburg, Bill Psencik - Cistern, Ray Tompkins, who is behind the Bishop’s staff is from Cistern, Benedict Kallus- La Grange, Jared Surman- La Grange, and Patrick Janda - La Grange.

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