Blessing of the Fleet

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The Catholic Pilots Association of America (CPAA) hosted a Blessing of the Fleet on Sunday, July 31 at Merritt Island Airport in Brevard County.  Bishop John Noonan blessed thirty pilots during the ceremony.  Catholic Pilots Association of America is a Catholic ministry formed to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ throughout the world through acts of charity. CPAA fulfills air transportation requests of the Roman Catholic Church for a multitude of ministry needs through the work of volunteer pilots who provide free transportation in their privately owned or rented aircrafts. In the photo, Bishop John Noonan blesses the fleet at the Merritt Island Airport as Jon Trout, Coordinator of Bishop Matters, assists.