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The Knights of Columbus, combined Councils of the Wyoming Valley, will host their 36th annual Rosary Rally at 3 p.m. Sept. 23 at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish (Holy Trinity Church Site), 1 16 Hughes St., Swoyersville. Theme will be "Praying for Our Country." The religious and laity are invited to partake in this event. A rosary procession with the Pilgrim Virgin Fatima Statue will begin at 2:15 p.m. from the American Legion lot, 259 Shoemaker St., Swoyersville, and proceed to the church. Those who will not be in the procession are invited to go directly to the church by 3 p.m. Marian devotions will take place in the church at 3 p.m. followed by Holy Mass. The Most Rev. John M. Dougherty, retired auxiliary bishop of Scranton, will be main celebrant and homilist. Following Mass, refreshments will be served in the parish hall. Representatives from area Knights of Columbus Councils, seated, from left, are the Rev. Joseph Pisaneschi, pastor, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish; Jim Bower, past grand knight, 302; Christopher Calore, Rosary Rally chairman; Bill Jones, former state warden; Mike Kopec, grand knight, 12976; Ron Melovitz, district deputy, 46. Standing: Sam Wolfe, grand knight, 11901; Matt Owazany, grand knight, 984; Frank Capozzi, membership director, 302; John Snitko, past grand knight, 372; Mark Perugino, trustee, 12976; Jim McGrath, treasurer, 12976; John Duesler, past faithful navigator, Our Lady of Czestochowa Assembly; and John Butler, outside guard, Lady of Czestochowa 1 1901.

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