Submitted by GK SK Yolando FernandesSt. Barnabas ParishMembers of KOFC 13785 got together an re-ignited the Bottle Drive Campaign in support of Special Olympics, which helps athletes with disabilities compete in games around the world. Council members were encouraged to be generous, by keeping aside their change(small or large) from their empty bottle refunds and to donate the proceeds to our council. Within less than 2 months of this initiative, the council collected approx. $ 206.60 so far. This is clear evidence that "team work" goes a long way and small change collectivey adds to a great sum at the end [...]
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Submitted by Dale TuepahDr. J. F. DunnThe St. Joseph Icon arrived at Holy Name of Mary parish in Almonte, one of 2 parishes served by Council 5153. Th pic shows members John Kordos & Barry Fagan receiving the Icon from District Deputy 30, Barry Nicholls.
Submitted by GK SK Yolando FernandesSt. Barnabas ParishSir Knights and Members of KOFC 13785 together with Bishop Charles P Greco Assembly 2113 participated and celebrated in the Holy Hour Our Lady of Fatima Devotion on Tuesday 13th September 2022 at St. Barnabas Parish, Scarborough-ON. The Holy Hour and Mass was followed by Procession outside the Church compound led by Fr. Fraser McLaren and Deacon Paul Djaja, alongside KOFC Assembly 2113 Honor Guards, and Eucharistic Adoration thereafter inside the church. Parishioners and members from other ministries came together in Faith to celebrate and honor our Blessed Mother.
Submitted by Hikmat Michel DandanSaint John Paul II AssemblyOur Lady of Lebanon Shrine Sunday 11th Sept, was the Blessing and Solemn Inauguration by Most Reverend Maronite Bishop Paul-Marwan TABET, of Our Lady of Lebanon Shrine in Our Lady of Lebanon Church at 1515 Queen Street West. Two assemblies, Saint Michael the Archangel 3783 and St. John Paul II Assembly 3325 joined to provide the mass with a Knights of Columbus Honor Guard. The Honor Guard was headed by District Marshall Sir Knight Robert Bentley, with the support of St. John Paul II Assembly Faithful Navigator, Sir Knight Rand Comishen and Sir [...]
Submitted by Dale Tuepah Dr. J.F. Dunn Council 5153 The Installation of Officers took place on Thu. Sept.1 at St. Mary's Parish, Carleton Place ON. It was preceded by a Mass, celebrated by our chaplain, Fr. Stéphane Pouliot. Our District Deputy of 30, Barry Nicholls performed the installation of officers. Our general meeting was then held in the parish hall. Officers & roles, left to right; Fr. Stéphane Pouliot - Chaplain Brian Walsh - Deputy Grand Knight Dale Tuepah - Grand Knight Barry Fagan - Financial Secretary Randy Zorgel - Trustee Don Kelly - Lecturer Brian Kilby - Inside Guard Dwayne King [...]
Submitted by Nicholas Quadrini St. Mark Parish Council Knights from St. Mark Council 10874 helped clear a tree in a neighbour's driveway which would have cost a substantial amount to remove without the help of our Brothers. This simple act was sincerely appreciated by the St. Vincent de Paul society who asked the Knights to led a helping hand. “Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also the interest of others” – Philippians 2:4 From left to right: DGK Ian Munro, GK John Sobrinho, Br. Marcel Raes, and his son.
Submitted by Charbel El-Chaar Knights of Columbus Aurora Council God Loves You and Loves The Baby, CHOOSE LIFE The Knights of Columbus Our Lady of Grace Council 6519 in Aurora, Ontario, with the support of the Ontario State Council, the March for Life Chairman Bro Chris Naus, and the Life Director Bro. Alex Schadenberg with the assistance of Bro. Hikmat Dandan has launched a new pro-life initiative to defend the sanctity of life through yard signs that read "God loves you and loves the baby. CHOOSE LIFE". The idea came to Brother Charbel El-Chaar Aurora Council 6519 who is a staunch [...]
Submitted by GK Yolando Fernandes St. Barnabas Council #13785 Sir Knights and Members of the Knights of Columbus St. Barnabas Council 13785 alongside Honor Guards from Assembly 2113, celebrated in Our Lady of Fatima devotion Holy Hour and mass, followed by Procession outside the church compound and Eucharistic Adoration thereafter. The Holy Hour Fatima Devotion started in June 2022 and is held every 13th of the month until October 2022.
Submitted by Nicholas QuadriniSt. Mark Parish CouncilSt. Mark Parish Council 10874 and Blessed Frederic Ozanam Council 17065 celebrated a joint installation of officers on August 13, 2022. DD 63 Patt Fernandes led the installation alongside his DW Paul DiPietro. Congratulations to WGKs John Sobrinho (St. Mark) and Eardley Adams (Blessed Ozanam) and best wishes for a sucsessful administration!
Submitted by GK Yolando FernandesSt. Barnabas CouncilOn Saturday 6th August 2022, the Saint Barnabas Council 13785 held the Installation of the newly appointed Officers at St. Barnabas Parish, with Fr. Fraser McLaren (Worthy Chaplain), District Deputy SK Patt Fernandes and District Warden SK Paul DiPietro. Elected Executive members were installed to their respective positions for the upcoming 2022-23 fraternal year. Congratulations to all elected members & their families of Council 13785.