Mass Offered For The Respect Of All Human Life

January 30, 2019
Mass Offered For The Respect Of All Human Life

The annual Respect Life Mass was celebrated at St. Ignatius Church, Kingston, on Sunday, Jan. 13. Each year, a Respect Life Mass is offered during the Pro Life month of January in a designated area church. The Mass was sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, combined councils of Wyoming Valley, in conjunction with members of Pennsylvanians for Human Life, Wilkes-Barre. Participants in the Mass, first row, from left, are Thomas Havrilak, Grand Knight, Assumpta Council 3987; Kathryn Mitchell, Joanne Loyack, Phyllis Warakomski, Rose Kayrish, Lori Raymond, and Patrick Umbra. Second row: Susan Rosentel, Catherine Kearney, Judy Parnell, Joseph Warakomski, Michael Lanczak, Assumpta Council 3987, and Monsignor David Tressler, pastor of St. Ignatius Church. Third row: Christopher Calore, Plymouth Council 984, and Ada Magni. Fourth row: Frank McDonough, Wilkes-Barre Council 302; John Benz, Wilkes-Barre Council 302; Mark Perugino, Grand Knight, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Council, Swoyersville: Sam Wolfe, Plymouth Council 11901; Frank Ankenbrand, Pittston Council 372, and James Mazeitis, Assumpta Council 3987. Also participating were John Duesler and Bill Jones, both of Assumpta Council 3987.

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