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.
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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.
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!
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 [...]
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)