I am in the process of creating a new website for The Knights of Lepanto Encampments. That should be up in a few days. Meanwhile, I will just announce the dates again for this years events and provide pertinent information.
Spring Encampment: May 28-30
Summer Encampment: July 30- August 1
Fall Encampment: October 8-10
The Spring Encampment will feature a talk by MSG Michael M. Cutone on the Leadership of Jesus. Here is an Airmaria interview with Michael.
And here are some PDF documents pertinent to the Spring Encampment that will be helpful:
Please print the Advertising Flyer and post wherever you can. Thanks.
The main event of the physical activities will be a massive Capture the Flag Game! Hope to see you for the chivalrous fun.
I am creating a “Testimonies” page on the website and would be grateful for all contributions from the men–and boys–who have attended. In terms of the men, I am especially interested in those who are not among the organizers. Please send your contributions of three or four sentences to firstname.lastname@example.org or leave your response in the comment section.
I would also be grateful for suggestions for the “Frequently Asked Questions” page. Please let me know what should be included there, especially if you had a confusing time and would have liked to have something answered before you arrived. Send your responses by leaving a comment. Thanks again.
Never marry a woman who does not laugh at your jokes or your buffoonery. That is one of the nicest ways in which men “serve” women, and women respond by taking delight in the antics. That is why God made impersonators of Marlon Brando, Sean Connery, and Homer Simpson. It may in fact be the principal justification for the existence of Marlon Brando, Sean Connery, and Homer Simpson. This rule is simply an instance of the more general rule that you should never marry a woman who does not genuinely admire you, nor should a woman marry a man whom she does not admire.
I am off to Indiana early in the morning. I will try to get back to blogging when I can catch my breath. The encampment and then getting ready to go have kept me occupied. I will also have the video of my encampment talk back online in the morning. (Video Restored.) Meanwhile, enjoy the encampment Tug of War:
I based the following talk, given to the boys on Saturday at the encampment, on an article St. Maximilian Kolbe wrote in November of 1924. The title of his article, at least in the Italian translation is “Our Tactics.” I don’t have a Polish copy so I cannot be sure if it is accurately translated into Italian. I only mention this, because if one takes into account the military distinction between strategy and tactics, which I explain in the talk, what St. Maximilian is speaking of seems more like strategy than tactics. A minor point. In any case, here is my translation of his article.
Update: Missing Video Video Restored
I won’t try to explain the technical difficulties, but the video was inadvertently deleted from our account on gloria.tv and is currently inaccessible from our computers. I will get it back up just as soon as I can.