Submitted by Claude Rochefort, Family Director St. Isaac Jogues, Council 11098 On April 10, 2021, Council 11098 presented a cheque in the amount of $2,270.00 to our Parish’ St. Vincent de Paul Conference. These funds were contributed by 37 Brothers and associates during our Council Lenten Food Drive. The donations combined with the $2,420.00 that our Council raised during our 2020 Thanksgiving Food Drive brought our total for our Council Food For Families donations during the current fraternal year to $4,690. In total we had 89 donations! We are proud of the role our Council played in partnering with SSVP to [...]
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Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King Council To the Christian Refugee Relief Director Sir Knight Hikmat Dandan and all the councils, the Knights of Columbus members, their Ladies and parishioners in Canada. From the Holy Land, we send you our Greetings, our love, and our best wishes for a Holy Lent. We believe God’s peace is special here. It is the peace that fills the hearts with comfort, trust, and love. It is not like any other peace; it is the peace given by Jesus and sent to all, to comfort and strengthen people through their difficulties, fears, and [...]
Submitted by Michael NunanSt Edith SteinKofC 13049 members enabling the outdoor masses at St Faustina Parish in Cumberland Ontario. Knights are involved in all facets of these masses, Music, Sound, Parking Lot Ushers, our priests and deacons.
Submitted by Grand Knight John D’Addario, St. Gabriel's Parish Council 10061 St. Gabriels Council#10061 has a program in place for the winter months called “Share the Warmth”. Parishioners are invited to donate warm hats, gloves scarfs and socks for neighbours in need. Seen in the picture is Grand Knight John D’Addario presenting the first wave of donations to Sandy (Coordinator with Hamilton Out of the Cold).
Submitted by Barry McKinlay Fr. Francis P. Duffy Since COVID-19 has arrived it has changed our lives in many ways, it has also affected our Council 1970 and its ability to continue fund raising to assist with the day-to-day continuation of your Council 1970. After some discussion it was agreed by our executive, to try something new, a drive thru dinner. Never tried before but with our backs against the wall, the birth of new ideas. In November we had our first Drive Thru Roast Beef dinner, and sold 226 dinners, which was amazing! In December we decided to go a [...]
Submitted by Paul Johnson St. John de BrebeufThanks to the KDHS TechZone and Knights of Columbus Council 8233 Kingsville, ON Canada for setting up this mini food pantry in front of the high school. Anyone in the community can stop by and receive what foodstuffs they need. The high school provided the real estate and the manufacture of the pantry. The Kingsville K of C will keep the pantry stocked. Another great collaboration to help our community!!!
Brother Knights of Francis J Clarke Council 5350 stepped up to help others struggling under the pandemic restrictionsAni Kaluzny 2021-01-28T15:53:43+00:00
Submitted by Ted Gorski, Recorder, Council 5350 - Francis J. Clarke. For the Brother Knights of Francis J Clarke Council 5350, Harrow ON, the COVID 19 pandemic restrictions brought out a desire to help others struggling under the pandemic restrictions. In coordination with the Harrow Society of St Vincent de Paul, the Knights began preparing monthly take-out hot meals for families they support. The monthly take-out meals have since grown into a continuing program for the entire community. Proceeds from the community meals, and donations from our town’s mayor, and a local merchant, helped to raise $7,500 funds that were donated [...]
Submitted by John Jackson, Grand Knight. Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Council 12401. Several years ago, Brother Marcel Vaillancourt had an inspiration. From his 10 X 10 storage shed converted into a small workshop, he took it upon himself to start building wooden crucifixes to be donated to Our Lady of the Miraculous medal yearly First Communion recipients. His view was that for many of these children, this cross might very well be the only cross their home will ever see or have. Marcel made this endeavor of faith a ministry of his for several years. Over the years Marcel [...]
Submitted by Steve Phillips Saint Edith Stein - Rockland Saint Faustina Parish in Cumberland has been providing three “Drive-In” Sunday masses for parishioner’s during the pandemic lockdown. Only 50 cars are allowed in the parking lot for each mass. Brother Knights from Saint Edith Stein Council 13049 (Rockland) are on site for each mass, collecting donations, directing vehicles to parking spots and assisting them to leave the parking lot at the end of the mass. Brother Knights assisted parishioners construct the “Covid Shack” where Father Gerard Monaghan is able to celebrate mass during any type of weather. Attendees listen to the [...]
Submitted by Denis La Salle, Executive Secretary Ontario State Council Wheelchairs for Paraguay. On November 6, 2020 State Deputy David Peters and State Global wheelchair Chairman Francisco Naar were in Toronto to view the loading of a sea container filled with wheelchairs for needy persons as well as emergency equipment for Paraguay. This was made possible by the generosity of Ontario State member Councils. We thank all those that participated and made this possible.