Month: September 2017

2017 St. John Bosco Parish Picnic at Owenego

Left to right Neal Millane , Stephen Wilhelm, Jim Hayes
Mark Distasio helps set up a tent along with members of the St John Bosco CCD Program
Left to right Protais Tala, Stephen Montano, Liam Cotter and Sal Pannone

Annual Pro Life Plant Sale

Pictured (below) is the Eldorado Knights of Columbus Council #10 Annual Plant Sale Tent in front of St. Mary Church.


Annual Plant Sale at St Mary Church 2017

Archdiocese of Hartford Social Media

Follow the twitter account of Archbishop Leonard  Blair.

Or follow the Instagram account of the Archdiocese of Hartford.




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Vatican Social Media

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Follow Pope Francis’ popular Twitter Account @Ponifex.

Read all about the Vatican’s new emphasis on social media, in this 2016 USA Today article.



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Nat and Jack Farrell House

St. John Bosco Parishioner Ray Falkoff started a non-profit to provide shelter for homeless men in Branford.  Follow the links below to learn more  about his efforts and/or to support these noble efforts.

Attention Everyone Re: 18-35 Year Old Knights

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Supreme has several interesting links that every Council 10 member, regardless of age, should familiarize themselves with:

This is Supreme’s homepage for young adults. Note that this is every Knight between the ages of 18 and 35 years old.

This is Supreme’s Young Adult Chapters home page.  A young adult chapter is a joint venture between a state council, local councils (e.g. COUNCIL 10) and the Supreme Council office designed to respond to the unique needs of young adult members.  The most recent one is launching THIS MONTH (October, 2017) in St. Louis.

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USCCB Social Media Links

Click the icon above to visit the USCCB’s Social Media sites covering a multitude of topics on Facebook and Twitter.  Watch USCCB’s YouTube videos or visit their Instagram pictures as well.



Into the Breach

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Download “Into The Breach – An Apostolic Exhortation to Catholic Men“, a PDF document that Supreme is asking all young Knights to read.  The following is part of a description from Supreme’s site:

“Supreme Knight Carl Anderson has challenged all college councils to facilitate a reading and discussion of Into the Breach on their campuses this school year. Meet with your chaplain to discuss the best way to implement the Into the Breach program. Different approaches will suit different councils. You might conduct an eight-week program, in which members weekly read a selection from Into the Breach and meet to discuss it and work toward spiritual goals. You might do an accelerated version of this, meeting a couple of times a week. Or, you might choose to hold a weekend retreat centered on Into the Breach.”

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#Knights Know Mercy

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Bishop Robert Barron on Grace and Frassati

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A 10 minute video narrative by Bishop Robert Barron on the “Invasion of Grace” (as in how Jesus got into Simon’s boat and began to give orders).  He asks, “how do we respond when Grace invades our life without asking our permission?  When Grace breaks in, what do I do?”

He also discusses how he came to learn about Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati including pictures.

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2017 Annual Easter Egg Scramble


Annual Easter Egg Scramble 2017 at St Mary School
Back row left to right Fr. Matt, Sal Pannone, Mark Distasio, Jeff Klarman, Mark Peruzzi
Photo: Joe Byrne

2016 Take a Vet Fishing: Fish on the Line!

L to R: A participating veteran and Steve Schambach at Killam’s Point

Photo: Steven Montano

2016 Take a Vet Fishing At Killam’s Point

L to R: Ed Kirk, John Wilkinson,Stephen Montano, Jack Barletta, Liam Cotter, Mike Ferraro, Andy Perrone, Protais Tala, John Mooney, Stephen Wilhelm,Nick Vamvakis,Joe Byrne,Gary Buteau, Alan Brown

Photo: Stephen Montano