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 [...]
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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) [...]
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 [...]
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.