Submitted by Kevin QuinnGranottier Assembly Granottier Assembly 3432 wrapped-up a Thanksgiving Food Drive in conjunction with Catholic schools in Owen Sound by gathering and transporting 320 Kg of food for the St. Mary's Catholic Charities emergency food bank. This is part of the Knights' "Food for Families Program".
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Submitted by Leo ViselliFr. Paul J.F. WattsonOn Sunday October 21st, the Cooking Team of Council 8919 sponsored a luncheon for this years Confirmation Candidates of Our Lady of the Atonement Parish, representing two local Catholic Schools - L.A. Desmarais and H.J. Lassaline. Following. Following the afternoon session led by Youth Director Maria Mollica, the candidates were treated to pasta, salad and cake. (Pictured above: Leo Viselli, Dave Orosz (GK), John Sabga, Mike Agius, Gavino Seu.)
Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King Council Thanks to Rev. fr. Youhanna Hanna, GK Edmond of Jesus The King Council, GK Frank of Good Shepherd Council, and all the members from both councils who made this pro life event successful, which is annually organized by Campaign Life Coalition in all the GTA . LIFE CHAIN is a peaceful, prayerful witness to the evil of abortion and the sanctity of human life for only one hour from 2-3 pm Sunday 6th October. Our location was the STEELES/DON MILLS intersection. Canada is the only Western country with no laws on abortion. [...]
Submitted by KevinGranottierLife Chain - Granottier Council 2092 spear-headed a revitalized Life Chain in Owen Sound. New placards were purchased, to fill out the Pro-life message. Outreach to area congregations was made. More than 40 Pro-fife supporters - Knights, Catholics and people from Protestant Congregations - including two family groups - appeared for the vigil.
Submitted by Pascal MenezesSt. Bernard CouncilThe month of October, each year, is dedicated to the most Holy Rosary. This is primarily because the liturgical feast of Our Lady of the Rosary is celebrated annually on October 7th. This feast was instituted, by Pope St. Pius V in the year 1571 to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary in gratitude for the protection that she gives the Church in answer to the praying of the Rosary by the faithful. Let us consider this beautiful prayer of the Rosary to draw closer to Jesus and Mary, pray for all our personal intentions, and for [...]
Submitted by Jose Luis RodriguezBlessed Frederic OzanamThe Knights of Columbus collaborated with St. Vincent de Paul to collect food for families. 1,800 pounds of produce was collected over the weekend of September 26-27. Bags of produce were delivered directly to 12 families in the local community and St. Francis Table took a truck load to cook and serve fresh to the homeless people in downtown Toronto.The Knights provided the boxes and manpower to collect and move the donated food. Bags of food were also available for purchase by parishioners if they were unable to bring a bag of food themselves and [...]
Submitted by Aldrin D'CunhaSt John Brebeuf - Erin, OntarioMembers of the Knights of Columbus of the newly formed St John Brebeuf - Erin, Ontario - Council 17157 organised their first community breakfast on 22nd September, 2019. Initiated by Grand Knight - Thimothy O'Brien the event was well attended and created very good awareness about the council along with generating interest from some parishioners to join as members. The support from Rev Fr. Donald Sanvido - Parish Priest, Lowell Butts - Principal St John Brefeuf Catholic School, elementary students who helped set up the tables & chairs in advance on Friday 20th [...]
Submitted by Jim CummingsGranottierOwen Sound Knights of Columbus Council 2092 members at the annual Terry Fox Run - The Knights provided a BBQ for the participants and their families with all proceeds being donated to The Terry Fox Foundation for Cancer Research. This is the 20th year that the Owen Sound Knights have been involved with this event. Photo: Lt. to Rt. Cathy Hachey; Trustee Wayne Hillyer; PGK Jim Cummings; PGK James Hachey; PGK Patrick Ryan, Warden Bill Spielmacher. missing from photo: Treasurer Wally Radlinski and Roland Green-Thompson
Submitted by Jose Luis RodriguezBlessed Frédéric OzanamBlessed Frédéric Ozanam is the founder the Society of Vincent de Paul and his feast day is on September 9. The Blessed Frédéric Ozanam Parish community celebrated his feast day on the weekend of September 7-8. The Knights assisted in handing out the bulletin and Blessed Frédéric Ozanam bookmarks as well as slices of cake for the enjoyment of the parish community. The Knights also provided an honor guard at the 12pm Sunday Mass to mark the special occasion.
Submitted by Roger RichardCarletonA recruitment drive was done at Carleton University to establish a Carleton University Campus Council. Brothers Jacob, Matt, David, Darrell and Roger were present. We manage to sign up 34 Prospects. This is the first step towards establishing an University Council in Ontario.