Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King Council " And whoever welcomes one such child in my name, welcomes me." Mathew 18:2-6 During this Holy Week, what is more worthy than sponsoring the education of a needy Christian student in The Holy Land? The young students in the Melkite Catholic Patriarchate school in Beit Sahour, Shepherds Fields need your help. Yes it was in this place near Bethlehem where the Angel appeared to the shepherds. Jerusalem Students project has already sponsored the education of more than 70 students mostly by KOFC councils and Knights, but there is still more than [...]
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Submitted by Paul O'NeillMsgr. Paul J. MeyerGrand Knight Paul O'Neill presented a cheque on behalf of Council 4916 to Msgr. Doyle Secondary School students preparing for a trip to Kenya in May. The students are part of a Service Learning Program and will participate in a build project in Kenya.
Submitted by Dale TuepahSt. Paul the ApostleCouncil 9652 celebrated our founder, Fr. Michael J. McGivney; in conjunction with a Mass for St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Catholic School. There were over 200 students, their teachers parishoners & brother Knights present. A short explanation was given by our seminarian, Michel Quenneville, with Fr. Paul Mawalla officiating.
Submitted by BJ HarrisonSt Patrick'sDistrict Deputy 1 Harold Marcotte leads the Rosary at St Patrick’s Grotto (the home of the Venerable Father McGivney honoras) in the lower level of St Patrick’s Basilica, Ottawa on March 26th. Knights and their families from surrounding Councils joined with State Deputy Dan Heffernan to celebrate KofC week in the City of Ottawa, and Founders Day on Friday March 29th. A dinner on Sat March 30 will complete the festivities.
Submitted by Tim Salisbury MSGR JAMES CORBETT WARREN MEMORIAL2nd Annual - Council 5073 - Coats for Kids Brother Michael and Brother Rocco present a donation of new coats to the St. Christopher’s Clothing Exchange on Guelph Line in Burlington in support of the Knights Coats for Kids Program. Special thanks to Brother Mark for his efforts in making this effort such a success.
Submitted by Bill WeberHuntsvilleA Novice and Atom Hockey Tournament hosting teams from all over Ontario. Along with the hockey we have 90 item Silent Auction. The tournament runs from March 15th to the 17th at the Summit Centre in Huntsville. The tournament and auction have become a great success with tournament spot filled by last October and is our largest fund raiser of the year.
Submitted by Tim Salisbury MSGR JAMES CORBETT WARREN MEMORIALCouncil 5073 -in Burlington celebrated a historic day by welcoming 9 new knights who completed 2nd Degree on March 10th.
Submitted by Tim Salisbury MSGR JAMES CORBETT WARREN MEMORIALCouncil 5073 Knights stand at the ready for breakfast. The council hosted breakfast after the 9 AM and 11 AM masses at St. Patrick’s Church in Burlington on Sunday, March 10th. A delicious serving of pancakes, eggs, sausages, bacon and toast was served and enjoyed by all.
Submitted by Jim Cummings PGKFr. GranottierOwen Sound Knights of Columbus "40 Cans for Lent" 2019 campaign generated over 8,000lbs of food products and close to $3,000 in cash ..Food will be distributed to various local food banks and cash donations were made to OSHaRE, Safe N' Sound & St Mary's Catholic Charities ..
Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilThe founder & chairman of Jerusalem Students GK Hikmat Dandan presented an Appreciation Certificate from the Patriarchal Vicar & Archbishop of Jerusalem Most Reverend Yaser Al-Ayyash to GK Armando Gamboa of St. Justin Martyr Council for sponsoring a student " Ramez " until his graduation in 2018 in the Melkite Catholic Patriarchal School in Beit Sahour, Shepherds' Fields near Bethlehem. The student was chosen by the council because his father suffers from a physical disability as SK Randy Galluzzi said that it was a chance to provide support all through his academic career. [...]