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Donation for Carpenter Hospice

2021-11-29T14:56:25+00:00

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).

Donation for Carpenter Hospice 2021-11-29T14:56:25+00:00

Award and Charter Presentation

2021-11-11T00:00:00+00:00

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.

Award and Charter Presentation 2021-11-11T00:00:00+00:00

Coats for Kids

2021-11-12T14:36:11+00:00

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.

Coats for Kids 2021-11-12T14:36:11+00:00

Charity Bottle Drive

2021-10-16T00:00:00+00:00

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.

Charity Bottle Drive 2021-10-16T00:00:00+00:00

Another Radio Bingo Donation to Youth Mental Health Programs

2021-11-10T19:49:55+00:00

Submitted by Jim Cummings Fr. Granottier Supporting CMHA Youth Mental Health Programs in Grey-Bruce is as easy as yelling “BINGO!” Every Wednesday night, catch Knights of Columbus Radio Bingo on 560 CFOS! September 27, 2021: Jackie Ralph of CMHA Grey Bruce receives another cheque for $10,000 from the Knights of Columbus, proceeds from Radio Bingo on 560 CFOS!

Another Radio Bingo Donation to Youth Mental Health Programs 2021-11-10T19:49:55+00:00

Canadian Iraqi Syriac Knights put Faith into Action in Iraq & Jordan

2021-06-15T00:00:00+00:00

Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanSt. Joseph Syriac CouncilSt. Joseph Syriac council 17309 just chartered at the end of 2019, jumped to put their Faith into action to help their Iraqi brothers and sisters in 3 different projects totaling $8400. Raised funds during Holy Lent to help 52 families with food baskets. They also paid the salaries of the teachers of a special school funded by charity for Iraqi children of families stranded in Jordan awaiting their immigration papers otherwise the special school arrangement was going to stop due to lack of funds. Also gave small gifts to the school children [...]

Canadian Iraqi Syriac Knights put Faith into Action in Iraq & Jordan 2021-06-15T00:00:00+00:00

Pro-Life Week

2021-05-09T00:00:00+00:00

Submitted by Roger RichardSt. Theresa the Little Flower March For Life Week – May 9-16! St. Theresa the Little Flower Council 16005, bought a Pro-life Banner, Love Choose Life. A few of the Brother Knights got together after Mass to display the banner. A good way to start the Pro-Life Week, Sunday, May 9, 2021, with Mother’s Day. With the COVID restrictions in place, we can only have a few Knights wearing Face Masks and keeping their Distances (all have their first Covid Vaccines)

Pro-Life Week 2021-05-09T00:00:00+00:00

Lenten Wreath

2021-03-21T00:00:00+00:00

Submitted by Pierre ChartierSt. Patrick's FallowfieldTwenty-five hand made Lenten Wreaths comprised of thorn branches imported from Israel, an Easter Cross prayer card, as well as a replica lapel pin were assembled by Council 11271 and sold to interested parishioners. The total proceeds were donated to the parish and charitable organizations supported by our Council. All items of the wreath were donated by a member of our Council.

Lenten Wreath 2021-03-21T00:00:00+00:00

Silver Rose Pilgrimage

2021-03-20T00:00:00+00:00

Submitted by Pierre ChartierSt. Patrick's FallowfieldCouncil 11271 of St. Patrick's Fallowfield parish was the proud host of the Silver Rose Pilgrimage in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Father Tom Riopelle led our Council and Congregation in special prayers prior to our weekend masses where the icon was on display on the altar. Brother Anthony Galveias also led our parishioners in a special online Rosary Recital with the Silver Rose on display. Our Council would like to thank Brother Michel Issa for his coordination of these events.

Silver Rose Pilgrimage 2021-03-20T00:00:00+00:00

Rosary Sisters Hospital / Beirut Blast Disaster

2021-02-15T00:00:00+00:00

Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilAs you know, Beirut suffered a massive explosion on August 4, resulting in devastating destruction to the city and its port. The Rosary Sisters Hospital was severely affected due to its immediate proximity to the Beirut port (less than 500 meters). The hospital suffered extensive structural and equipment damage and became no longer operational in all its medical and administrative units. Unfortunately, they lost a fellow nurse aid while several patients and members of the staff were injured. The Rosary Sisters Hospital is a 200-bed hospital in the Gemmayze neighborhood of Beirut with [...]

Rosary Sisters Hospital / Beirut Blast Disaster 2021-02-15T00:00:00+00:00

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