From left, Steven Bauernfeind, a member of the St. Joseph Knights of Columbus Council High Bridge, poses with high school seniors Elizabeth Upwood and Clare Hulseman, and Father Abraham Orapankal, pastor, St. John Neumann Parish, Califon, after the Council awarded three Joseph F. Labuta Memorial Scholarships at a youth Mass June 16. In addition to Hulseman, a graduate of Mount Saint Mary Academy, Watchung; and Upwood, a graduate of Voorhees High School, Glen Gardner; Ciara Regan, a graduate of Villa Walsh Academy, Morristown, who was unable to attend, also received the scholarship. The St. Joseph Council was chartered in 1991 and serves St. Joseph Parish, High Bridge, and St John Neumann Parish. The council has been awarding scholarships to deserving students for nearly 20 years.
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Pro-life advocates gather near the U.S. Supreme Court during the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 June 26 that a California law that placed requirements on crisis pregnancy centers that oppose abortion violates the First Amendment. CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn