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Faces of Fraternalism: Barry Pavlat, Holy Trinity 1633

Barry holds three court officer positions with Holy Trinity 1633: Recording Secretary, Financial Secretary, and Youth Director. He has been a member of Catholic Order of Foresters since 1964. Lately, Barry has been involved with Holy Trinity Parish’s fall grounds clean-up and a Matching Funds event to benefit the parish’s Heating and Cooling Fund. This […]

Faces of Fraternalism: Jessica Tucker, Illinois Jurisdiction Court 7264

Member Jessica Tucker of Cleveland, Illinois, is remarkable, and her story will amaze you. Jessica did not plan on becoming a teacher, as she believed she didn’t possess the classroom management skills and temperament necessary to fulfill this career. She explored different jobs, but ultimately listened to God’s call for her to pursue a career […]

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The Fraternal Ties that Bind

The men of St. Mary 594 in McHenry, Illinois, share decades-long friendships through their Catholic Order of Foresters memberships.

Bon A-pet-treat!

St. Procopius 443 in Chicago, Illinois, organized a Feeding God’s Children donation drive to benefit its local animal shelter.