Submitted by Joe BodnarDistrict 36An Exemplification was held in District 36 in Oshawa where 7 new Knights joined the Order.
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Submitted by Jim Cummings Fr. Granottier On April 16th Council 2092 had a special "Donation Day" at the Owen Sound Columbus Centre . Cheques were presented to The Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce ( $15,000), The Owen Sound and Area-Special Olympics ($6,000), Families for Autism Grey-Bruce ($4.000) and The Grey-Bruce Pregnancy Centre ($4,000) which represented monies raised from the popular K of C 2092 / 560 CFOS Radio Bingo, Also donations were presented on behalf of our 26 retail sales outlets who generously donated back their commission dollars in the amount of close to $8,000 to the above charities .. [...]
Submitted by Leo MayerSt. Benedict's Knights of ColumbusThe 5 Knights of Columbus councils of District 61 in Sarnia-Bright’s Grove conducted a “Baby Shower” project in support of The Sarnia Pregnancy Options & Support Centre. This was all part of putting their Faith in Action, under the Life pillar of the Knights service program. As a result of this project, the Knights accumulated over 100 baby needed item and $6187 in Walmart gift cards, monetary and Council donations. The Knights of Columbus were well supported by the parishioners of the Sarnia Bluewater Roman Catholic Family of Parishes. Application will be made to [...]
Submitted by Paul O'NeillGaltGalt Council 2184, Cambridge was part of the St. Joseph Icon's pilgrimage through District 7. Financial Secretary Bert Sousa, Treasurer Selwyn Langois and Deacon Terry Osmar greeted parishioners during the event. The Icon visited three Churches on its way around the Councils in District 7 in January.
Submitted by Nicholas QuadriniSt. Mark CouncilSt. Mark Council 10874 was one of the first councils in Ontario to welcome the St. Joseph Pilgrim Icon. The council hosted the icon for one week at St. Mark Parish, culminating in a special evening in honour of St. Joseph. Council members invited parishioners to join them for a special screening of "St. Joseph: Our Spiritual Father", followed by a votive mass in honour of St. Joseph and the Holy Rosary (with reflections from Patris Corde). The evening was live streamed on YouTube, with over 200 views. Live stream archive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hQa2EuP0B0
Submitted by Bernie Moorcroft St. Paul the Apostle St. Paul the Apostle Council 17397 in Burlington has been having Bottle Drives to support some of their charitable causes. Pamela Massaro, Development and Community Engagement Manager at Carpenter Hospice in Burlington, accepts a cheque for $1000 from Grand Knight, Bernie Moorcroft (centre) and Advocat, Paul Catena (right).
Submitted by Matt ForanCambridgeHi Brothers, I am proud to be a new Knight, joining the 4916 Knights along with my Dad, Gary Foran - and following in my late Grandfather Alf House (former Grand Knight). My family hosted our Family Giving Day in our neighbourhood in Etobicoke and raised $5,000 and 2,000 pounds of food for the North York Harvest Food Bank. *it was our third Family Giving Day since November 2020 - raising $12,000 and 4,000 pounds of food in that time. We are blessed to have loving and giving neighbours and thank my parents and our family and friends [...]
Submitted by Roger RichardSt. Jude College St. Jude College Council 17476 was presented finally with Covid-19 Restrictions their Founders Award and their Charter by the District Deputy Roger Richard of District 101.
Submitted by Paul O'NeillMsgr. Paul J. Meyer Msgr. Paul J. Meyer Council 4916 purchased 12 boxes of Coats for Kids again this year. The Coats were distributed to St. Vincent De Paul Society, Langs Community Centre and Waterloo Region Food 4 Kids. Grand Knight Dan Schmalz delivered the Coats to Food 4 Kids office.
Submitted by Bernie MoorcroftSt. Paul the ApostleKnights from St. Paul the Apostle Council 17397 promoted a Charity Bottle Drive to support their charitable causes this year. In October, the council raised over $2250 in a two-day event October 16 and 17th. With support from the parish advertising the event from the pulpit, newsletter and website along with some community signage, the council has secured tremendous support from the congregation and local community. The money raised goes to support St. Vincent dePaul Society, Shifra Homes, Halton Women's Place, Carpenter Hospice and Good Shepherd among others.