View of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception from the bus which transported us from the Convention Hotel to the Basilica. Close-up of the Basilica tower and the Flag of the KC 128th Supreme Convention. PGK Coco in front of the Basilica.
Jo Coco in front of the Basilca awaiting entry for the Concelebrated Holy Mass. Fourth Degree Honor Guard awaits the beginning of Holy Mass. What a GREAT Honor Guard to lead in the priests, bishops, archbishops and Cardinals, along with other dignitaries. One of the Basilica Domes.
The main altar at the Basilica, although it's hard to actually see the altar!!! Chapel of Our Lady of Guadeloupe inside the Basilica. Balcony with the main organ at the Basilica.
The KC donated Incarnation Dome at the Basilica. OK, it's beginning as the 4th Degree Honor guard enter the Basilica. Eastern Orthodox Cardinals enter the Holy Basilica.
Yes, it is really packed. Luckily we got a couple of chairs. Jo Coco prays at a Chapel of the Blessed Mother Mary at the Basilica. Sign on the grounds of the Basilica. Flowers in D.C. are beautiful this time of year!!
Different backdrop electronic pics at the Supreme Business Session. Abe Lincoln on the backdrop. Statue of Columbus placed at New York Union Station by the KCs.
4th Degree Honor Guard with US Flags at the Business Session. Gift to Supreme Knight Carl Anderson on his 10th Anniversary as Supreme Knight. Close-up of "The Gift." It is a fabulous depiction of Our Lady of Guadeloupe with smaller pics of the sequence of events!!!
The beginning of the States Dinner. Louisiana hands out beads during the playing of our State Song!! And, wave flags!!! PSD Ben with beads talking to another attendee. Jo Coco looks ready to toss some beads during the playing of the KC Louisiana State Song.
More members of the Louisiana crew. PGK & Mrs Coco at the dinner.