Knights of Columbus dedicates Monday evenings to nursing home residents

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(Front L-R) Virginia Beck, Beryl Keller, Joseph Rougeau, Dolores Moll, Marjorie Dempster and Juanita Woodruff. (Back L-R) Standing are KoC members and their spouses: Danny Hymel and wife Gina, Pam and husband James Gassen, Gina and husband Steve “Bubba” Madere, Hurschel Burleigh (in the red KoC shirt), Pat O’Malley and wife Tainia, and Charles Wilson and wife Nancy.
(Front L-R) Virginia Beck, Beryl Keller, Joseph Rougeau, Dolores Moll, Marjorie Dempster and Juanita Woodruff. (Back L-R) Standing are KoC members and their spouses: Danny Hymel and wife Gina, Pam and husband James Gassen, Gina and husband Steve “Bubba” Madere, Hurschel Burleigh (in the red KoC shirt), Pat O’Malley and wife Tainia, and Charles Wilson and wife Nancy.
Hurschel Burleigh started giving the rosary to nursing home residents at Luling Living Center in 1986 with his late wife Ruby.

That tradition is still carried on today.

“The residents appreciate that someone cares enough about them to take the time out of their busy schedule to do this for them,” Burleigh said.

The rosary is given by Knights of Columbus members of St. Charles Council 2409 of Luling and their spouses every Monday evening.




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