Submitted by Ontario State Council On July 5th, State Deputy, Marcel Lemmen, presented the cheque to Chris Mika, our jackpot winner for the 2nd quarter 50/50 Spring Draw. Also present were Grand Knight of Council 1626, Robert Tinkess. Council 1626 sold the winning ticket. Ticket sales for the 3rd quarter 50/50 Summer Draw is available online at https://www.kofcontario5050.com/ **By purchasing a tier of tickets, you will help us achieve our charitable goal - in support of Special Olympics Ontario. Buy tickets today! **To support your KofC participating council, upon purchase select their council's name and number under "Organization". ❤ Thank you [...]
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Submitted by Eardley AdamsSt John Paul II, Markham20 Sir Knights from the St John Paul II and All Saints of China Assemblies participated in the Canada Day Parade in Stouffville Ontario. The event was named The Strawberry festival.
Submitted by Dan PergolesiDistrict 76On Sunday June 26th, the three Councils in the East Windsor Family of Parishes (Fr. Paul J.F. Wattson Council 8919, St. Vincent de Paul Council 952 and Fr. Aloysius Nolan Council 9865) held a joint Installation of Officers at St. John Vianney Parish, with Fr. Jim Higgins (Worthy Chaplain for each of these Council) and District Warden Donny Thivierge presiding over the induction. Elected Executive members of each of these Councils were reinstated or newly installed to their respective positions for the upcoming 2022/2023 fraternal year. Congratulations to all elected members of each Council.
Submitted by Lawrence BreaultHoly FamilyAt its June general membership meeting Holy Family Council presented a $500.00 Holy Names High School bursary to Carolyn Basily. The second d $500.00Council 4386 bursary was awarded to Helene Jayoma daughter of brother Knight Venerando. The first $500.00 bursary is awarded exclusively to a student attending Holy Names Hight School. The second $500.00 bursary is awarded to a son or daughter of a knights of Columbus member.
Congratulations to Kevin Daudlin, Past State Deputy and his wife Gigetta on his ordination today as a Permanent Deacon in the Archdiocese of Toronto. Permanent deacons serve the Church by assisting the archbishop and priests of the diocese. Their roles are to be focused on charitable work in the community, as well as ministering in parishes and schools, including serving directly at the altar - they have the liturgical authority to baptize children, witness marriages and preside at funerals. Read the full article: Archdiocese of Toronto
Submitted by Carlyle Daniel, District Deputy District 103 Rev. Clair Tipping Council 9235 continues to live out its faith in action. On Sunday, June 12, the Council provided and served refreshments to the parish community for the feast of St. Anthony of Padua celebration and provided an Honour Guard at mass. On Monday, June 13, the Council participated in the Eucharistic Procession. Congratulations to Grand Knight Phil Battista and all the Brothers Knights who participated in another worthwhile event.
Submitted by David Gelinas Ontario State Knights of Columbus On June 5, 2022, State Deputy Marcel Lemmen with State Treasurer David Gelinas and Membership Director Alex Schadenberg presented the K of C Leather Jacket to Brother Ted Jankowski of Archbishop Denis O'Connor Council 14969 (Windsor, Ontario) for being the top recruiter in Ontario in March 2022. Congratulations Brother Ted!
Submitted by David Gelinas Ontario State Knights of Columbus On June 5, 2022, State Deputy Marcel Lemmen with State Treasurer David Gelinas presented the Best Overall Council Bulletin Award to Fr. Paul J.F. Wattson Council 8919 in Windsor, Ontario. Grand Knight Dave Algudady and the members of the executives in their council received the award. Congratulations Fr. Paul J.F. Wattson Council 8919!
Submitted by Hikmat Michel Dandan Jesus The King CHRISTIAN REFUGEE RELIEF DONATES TO 3 ORPHANAGES. Our Lord Jesus is the loving father of all the orphans, and the Knights are chosen to take care of the fatherless. Orphans For Jesus initiative founded by Bro. Hikmat of Jesus The King Council 15045, features orphanages in the Middle East. This initiative made it easy for councils and parishioners to help orphans. Included already in the program are the following orphanages: Foyer de la Providence, Home of Peace, Our Lady of the Good Service Jabouleh Orphanage, Foyer De L’AMITIE Dar AlSadaka, Allepine Sisters Happy [...]
Submitted by Vincent D'Souza St Georges Council 12124 On January 24, 2022, Field Agent Vincent D'Souza was the guest speaker on the Trillium Knights Podcast. He was recognized for his Outstanding Service to his assigned membership during the Fraternal Year 2020-2021, finishing as the #1 Fraternal Agent in Ontario. Watch the video below as he explains and helps us to understand the relationship between the Knights and the Insurance program and how it benefits Members. Join us in putting our Faith in Action. Join the Knights of Columbus in Ontario. Join online today, click kofc.org/joinus