GREENSBORO — The Piedmont Knights of Columbus Council 939 held an awards ceremony and dinner March 24 to recognize four superior emergency responders selected by their management and peers from the Greensboro Police Department, Greensboro Fire Department, Guilford County Sheriff's Department and Guilford County Emergency Medical Services.
From the four departments, 34 people attended, along with 76 council members and their wives. Monsignor Joseph Showfety, retired priest and chancellor of the Diocese of Charlotte, gave a brief description of the military chaplains program.
Winners were Captain John Wolfe, Greensboro Police Department; Captain Michael "Brett" Combs, Greensboro Fire Department; Deputy Sheriff Ryan C. Cole, Guilford County Sheriff's Department; and Steve Manns, Guilford County Emergency Medical Services.
Pictured are (from left): Captain John Wolfe, Captain Michael "Brett" Combs, Piedmont Council 939 Grand Knight Jerome Dixon, Steve Manns, and Deputy Sheriff Ryan C. Cole.
— Tom Thompson
FROM THE PASTORS
Read and listen to homilies posted regularly by pastors at parishes within the Diocese of Charlotte:
- Fr. Frank Cancro at Queen of the Apostles
- Fr. Patrick Earl at St. Peter in Charlotte
- Fr. John Eckert at St. John the Baptist in Tryon
- Fr. Timothy Reid at St. Ann in Charlotte
- Fr. Benjamin Roberts at Our Lady of Lourdes in Monroe
- Fr. Patrick Winslow at St. Thomas Aquinas in Charlotte
- Watch full Masses live and on demand, listen to homilies and reflections from Sacred Heart Church in Salisbury
- Listen to homilies from St. William Catholic Church in Murphy