The 44th Annual St. Peter Claver Day was celebrated with a Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church in Port Arthur on Sept. 11. Bishop Curtis J. Guillory, S.V.D., was the main celebrant with concelebrant Rev. Mark Ameh, M.S.P. The Mass was attended by the Beaumont Inter Diocese of Councils, Assemblies and Chapters of the Knights of Peter Claver (BICCAC.)
The Murray J. Frank award was given to Arthur Pilete, St. Mary Council 182 in Port Arthur.
The Dorothy Baker Service award was given to Alma Martin, also from Council 182.
BICCAC Outstanding Junior Awards went to Halle Stuberfield from the Our Mother of Mercy Junior Court, Council 64, and Tharen Robertson Jr. from Sacred Heart Junior Council 132. Tharen Robertson was also named the President Award winner.