The 65th Celebration of the Eucharist in Memory of Father John P, Washington and the Chaplains of the U.S.A.T. Dorchester was celebrated by the Most Reverend Auxiliary Bishop Dominic Marconi at the Church of St. Stephen in Kearny NJ on February 3, 2008.

Knights of Columbus assemblies, Msgr. Doane 643, Fr. John Washington 656, Santa Maria 663 and Msgr. Peter B. O'Connor 1543, were the honor guard for Bishop Marconi and the priests that co-celebrated the mass with him.