Santos Rodriquez and David O'Donnell at the fourth degree in October, 2018.  Newest members of St. Martin Assembly.

On Oct 19, St. Patrick Council 4057 Re-dedicated their Tomb of the Unborn. Keynote speaker for the ceremony was Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life and Chairman and Pastoral Director of Rachel's Vineyard. Fr. Pavone is one of the most prominent pro-life leaders in the world. During the ceremony, Fr. Pavone blessed the monument with a First Class Relic of St. John Paul II. After the ceremony, observers had the opportunity to venerate the relic. Color Corps members from St Martin Assembly 2708 and Fr. Vincent Capodanno Assembly 3167 participated in the Mass and ceremony. Pictured are (L-R) SK Richard Merrill; SK Richard Summers, Diocesan Coordinator SK Bert Langendijk, PFN; Fr. Frank Pavone (holding the relic of St. John Paul II), SK Rene Lavoie, PFN; SK Jason Gottesman, District Deputy SK David Kern and Asst. Marshall SK Mark Jago, PFN


Confirmation in the US Army War College Memorial Chapel at Carlisle Barracks, PA on October 5, 2014. The newly Confirmed and the 4th Degree Color Corps with the Most Reverend Robert Coyle, Auxiliary Bishop for the Archdiocese for the Military Services. Also shown lower right are concelebrants Chaplain (COL) Gregory J. D’Emma, Installation Chaplain, and Rev Daniel J. Menniti, S.T.D., Ph.D., J.D. (Retired) of St. Patrick Church, Carlisle, PA. The color corps members are from Msgr. John J. Lawley Assembly 973, Lebanon, PA and St. Martin of Tours Assembly 2708, Carlisle, PA.

Diocesan Memorial Mass at St. Patrick Cathedral in Harrisburg on Nov 3, 2013

The color corps with the Most Reverend Robert J. Coyle, Auxiliary Bishop for the Archdiocese for the Military Services.  Bishop Coyle serves as the Episcopal Vicar for Eastern Half of the United States.

This was taken after Confirmation at the Carlisle Barracks Post Chapel on Wednesday, October 23, 2013.


Bishop Madden administered the Sacrament of Confirmation upon 12 young people of parish on October 2, 2013.  The Confirmation was delayed, due to the death of the Most Reverend Joseph McFadden in May of this year.

Pictured above are nine of the 12 members of the 4th Degree from Fr. F. C. Noel, Bishop J. W. Shanahan and St. Martin Assemblies with the Most Reverend Denis J. Madden, Auxiliary Bishop of Baltimore, and the Rev David Hillier, pastor of Our Lady of the Visitation Parish in Shippensburg.

2013 Saint Patrick Cathedral for the annual Blue Mass to honor all first responders, Police, Fire Fighters and EMTs.

Escorting Harrisburg Police Corporal and an EMT to pulpit for readings at end of Mass.

Honor Guard Standing Watch Over Bishop McFadden's Casket, May 2013

The 4th Degree Exemplification on April 14, 2013.


Our two new Sir Knights: Joe Zarnowski (L), and Mike Buono(R). 

Passing the Navigator's cape from Richard Baade to Robert Luckie.

Robert Luckie installed as Navigator of Saint Martin Assembly.

Flag Day 2012 at the Harrisburg Senators baseball game Harrisburg, PA.

2012 Confirmation call up at the Carlisle Barracks

Honor Guard for Blue Mass at St. Patrick's Catherdral commorating the 10th Anniversary of 9/11.

Honor Guard for funeral for Brother Andrew Vilk at New Bloomfield on June 15, 2011.  From L-R:  Ed Parks, Diocesan Coordinator Bert Langendijk from Fr. Vincent Capodanno Assembly 3167, PFN Mark Jago, PFN Rene Lavoie and District Deputy Ron Baade. 

Confirmation was held at Carlisle Barracks on Sunday, April 10, 2011. The celebrant was the Most Reverend Timothy Broglio, Archbishop for the Diocese of the Military Services. Concelebrating with the Archbishop were Very Rev. William Forrey and Rev. Daniel J. Menniti from St. Patrick Parish in Carlisle.

The Fourth Degree Color Corps was asked to participate. Here are the eleven members with the archbishop.

June 16th installation of Richard Baade as Navigator of Saint Martin Assembly, 2708, Carlisle, PA

The Assembly was a sponsor of the golf outing supporting the PA National Guard Museum.  The event was held at Blue Mountain Golf Course on Saturday.  Our name and logo was displayed on the 13th hole and we were listed in the program. We had a round of even par.  The first place team shot -13. The Museum is planning to do this again next year. Faithful Captain Dick Baade and Faithful Purser Mark Jago played for St. Martin.

The Diocese of Harrisburg conducted a moving ceremony to bestow Papal Honors. The ceremony was conducted at St. Patrick Cathedral on Sunday, October 21, 2007. The combined 4th Degree Color Corps from Bishop J. W. Shanahan Assembly 917 in Harrisburg and St. Martin Assembly 2708 in Carlisle lead the procession, followed by the Knights of the Sovereign Military Order of Hospitallers of St. John of Jerusalem and of Rhoades and Malta (SMOM) and Knights and Dame of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem.



Church in Carlisle, PA, the first Catholic Church in America named for the Patron Saint of Ireland, celebrated the end of its 225th anniversary. A special Mass was celebrated by the Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoads, Bishop of Harrisburg. After the Mass, a diner was held for parishioners at Dickinson College. The 4th Degree Color from St. Martin Assembly, Carlisle participated in the liturgy.

Pictured with Bishop Rhoades are PGK Jim Jones, F. Navigator George Pollin, Assistant Marshall and PFN Mark Jago, Diocesan Coordinator, PFN Jim McGinnis, F. Admiral Francis O’Day, PFN Renie Lavoie and F. Captain Russell Foust, Jr.

At the closing of the Eucharistic Year over 5,000 diocesan faithful are pictured following Bishop Kevin Rhoades as he carries the Blessed Sacrament from McSherrystown to the Basilica in Conewago. The Bishop is flanked by more than 40 Knights of Columbus Honor Guard from various assemblies from around the diocese.

On March 6, 2005, the Exemplification of the Third Degree was conducted at Trinity High School in Camp Hill.  Among the 34 candidates receiving the honors of the Third Degree were the Very Rev. William Forrey and Rev. Bernard Oniwe, O.P. Father Bernard was sponsored by Francis O'Day.

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