Let's join in the celebration, while still remaining true to our roots!!!!! HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY!!!!!!!
The Knights of Lithuania Council #144 celebrated their Saint Casimir's Day Dinner at the Annunciation Hall in Frackville, PA. Selected members were given their First and Second Degrees during Mass and the dinner that followed was given in their honor.
The guest speaker was Natasha Eisenhart. She is a Senior at Susquehanna University and will graduate this May with a BA degree in History with an emphasis in European Studies. She gave a fabulous presentation on the history of Lithuanian Days and why the ethnic festival is still running strong today.
Members of the Knights of Lithuania were given their First and Second Degree. First Degree recipients included Jennifer Cox, Magdalynne Cox, Anthony Domalakes, Paul Luke Domalakes, Rosemary Gibas, Karl Krapf, Alvin Luschas, Christine Luschas, Alex Radzius, Asseneth Savitsky, Robert Savitsky, Thenessa Savitsky, John Usalis, and Vincent Vaise. Second Degree recipients included Joanne Antanavage, Shawn Bray, and Crystal Damalakes.
Congratulations to the Degree Recipients and a special thanks to Natasha Eisenhart the guest speaker for the event!
These delicious deep-fried treats are traditionally made on "Pancake Tuesday", the day before Lent begins.
2 packages active dry yeast
1/2 c. warm water (105F -115F)
1/2 c. milk
1/3 c. unsalted butter, melted
3 egg yolks, beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
3 3/4 c. all purpose flour, sifted
1/3 c. sugar
1 tsp. salt
Oil for deep frying (Vegetable)
Granulated or Powdered Sugar for dusting
An article entitled "Religious Center in Kulpmount Adds Relics of Mother Maria Kaupas" by Emily M. Albert is was featured in the February 25, 2011 of the Catholic Witness. Click on the link for a PDF of the article: http://www.hbgdiocese.org/Admin/Uploads/The%20Catholic%20Witness/Documents/CCWE-022511_1.pdf
K of L #144
The Knights of Lithuania is a nationwide organization of men and women who aim to keep alive
among its members an appreciation of the Lithuanian language, customs,
culture, while also stressing the importance of Roman Catholic beliefs.