Submitted by Jonathan WalshFr JT BolgerFr JT Bolger Council 6161, celebrated our 50th Anniversary. June 11, 1969, the council was formed at St. Francis De Sales Church in Pickering, Ontario. The evening celebrations were lead by Grand Knight Tony Carvalho. Please visit our website to see photos from the evening and some of the honoured guests, Msgr. Brad Massman, founding member Brother Bill Featherstone www.kofc6161.org
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Submitted by Tim SalisburyMSGR JAMES CORBETT WARREN MEMORIALCouncil 5073 hosted it’s 12th Annual Golf tournament at Lowville Golf Course in Burlington on June 4th in support of local charities the council supports in the Burlington area. Tournament participants enjoyed a wonderful lunch and dinner with 18 holes of golf with the wonderful backdrop of the escarpment. A good time was had by all – special thanks to the tournament sponsors, companies that donated prizes and to member of the council who worked to make this an event a success.
Submitted by Hikmat DandanSt. Joseph Syriac CouncilSt. Joseph Syriac Council # 17309 in Mississauga was born early June. Most Reverend Canada Syriac Bishop Mar Antoine Nassif & Rev. Abouna Khalid Karomi, and 4 deacons also joined the Admission Degree that was run by our State Deputy Elect Sir Knight David Peters assisted by District Deputy 102 Bro. Joseph Remedios and Grand Knight Hikmat Dandan. The Syriac Catholic community in Iraq & the middle east is one of the oldest Christian Communities in the world that existed 80 years after the birth of Our Lord Jesus Christ and who till today speak [...]
Submitted by Hikmat Dandan St. Joseph Syriac Council Ontario State Deputy elect, SK David Peters, PFN & present Faithful Admiral & Senior Commander of Fr. Gregory Kelly Assembly arranged an Honor Guard for the Mass at The End of The Holy Month of Mary which was a blessing to coincide with the second Admission degree of St. Joseph Syriac Council. Many Sir Knights from Fr. Gregory Assembly and from St. Andre Bessette Assembly also participated. Vivat Jesus.
Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilTo honour the ongoing support of Jesus The King Council, North York Harvest Food Bank presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Grand Knight Hikmat Dandan for continuously supporting the food bank over a period of 5 years, during their inaugural Community Salute on Saturday, June 1. Their Executive Director personally thanked GK Hikmat for the support during which approximately 5 tons of food were collected for the food bank. Over 47,000 individuals across Toronto were impacted last year by the food bank's various programs. 16,000 persons use the food bank each month. The [...]
Submitted by Hikmat DandanSt. Joseph Syriac CouncilThe first Admission Degree of St. Joseph Syriac Council in Mississauga was arranged by our State Deputy Elect Sir Knight David Peters assisted by Past Master Bro. Joe Mathews, District Deputy 102 Bro. Joseph Remedios, Grand Knight Hikmat Dandan & Bro. Fadi Binno from Jesus The King. Rev. Abouna Khalid Karomi, and 4 deacons also joined the Admission Degree.
Submitted by Jesus The King Council 15045Jesus The King CouncilThe Past Faithful Navigator Ball honoring Sir Knight Eardley Adams was a big success. It was attended by our Worthy State Deputy Elect Sir Knight David Peters who spoke about the dedication of Sir Knight Eardley to the assembly and the order. His Worship Mayor Frank Scarpitti of Markham also attended and spoke highly about the Knights of Columbus and honored as well both Sir Knight Eardley Adams & Sir Knight Johnny Lee (present Faithful Navigator) for their faithful public service including the City of Markham on patriotic occasions. Worthy Master of [...]
Submitted by Paul O'Neill Msgr. Paul J. Meyer Brother Kevin McCabe made a presentation at Council 4916 May 9 meeting on the Cause for Fr. Vincent Capodanno.All in attendance enjoyed the presentation about Father Capodanno's service as priest, missionary and chaplain who sought to heal and comfort the wounded and dying in the field of battle
Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilSK Hikmat Dandan, The Grand Knight of Jesus The King Council 15045 and his daughter EveLareine, a graphic arts student in York designed Our Lady of Guadalupe pin that every knight should have. Our Lady of Guadalupe was a sign from Heaven. In 1531, Holy Mary, the mother of Jesus, appeared to a Mexican devout Christian named Juan Diego and asked him to get Bishop Zummaraga's approval to build her a shrine at Tepayak, a mountainous area where Mexicans lived. When the Bishop refused Diego's request, Holy Mary showed him a place where [...]
Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilIn the 2019 116th State Convention, Jesus the King Council 15045 was awarded THE BEST OVERALL ONTARIO COMMUNITY AWARD & the RUNNER UP FAITH IN ACTION AWARD for JERUSALEM STUDENTS. Also a special tribute in the convention book for the Grand Knight's daughter EveLareine who helped GK Hikmat in designing the State Convention Commemorative pin of Our Lady of Guadalupe that was very popular and included in every delegate's kit. Jerusalem Students has been recognized again in 2019 (already won the Supreme Council International Youth Service Award in San Antonio, Texas in 2013) [...]