Lodge News

Lodge 340 July News

July 18, 2018

Flag Day Ceremony
On Sunday, July 1, 2018, GCU Lodge 340 held its annual Flag Day Ceremony at St. Thomas Byzantine Catholic Church following the 9 AM Liturgy. The was attended by approximately 50 parishioners and members.
Deacon Tom Shubeck led the assembled in prayer followed by a local musician playing "Taps." Parishioners Adam & Kevin Casaliggi, representing Boy Scout Troop 309 of South Plainfield, raised the Flag and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance. The assembled sang "America the Beautiful" led by cantor Patricia Dietz.
A social gathering with food and fellowship in the patio room of St. Thomas Church followed the ceremony.