Holy Family Council #4386 of Windsor On hosted their annual Breakfast with Santa event for Junior and Senior Kindergarten students from 5 schools. There were 8 days involved during December 2018. There were 28 volunteers totalling 350 hours of service during the event. The council was able to raise $ 2500 which will be donated to charities which better the lives of children in Windsor and Essex County. PGK Denis Lortie and his wife Joanne are the chairperson for this wonderful event. Many thanks go out to the Lorties for their time and dedication to our event.
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Submitted by The service was well attended by widows and families of our departed Brother Knights Twenty four Worthy Brother and Sir Knights were honoured during the service. District 14 Thunder Bay and N,W. Ontario Region honour their fallen Brothers during their Memorial Mass November 20th, 2018.
District 14 councils will continue their support for the “Keep Christ in Christmas” campaign. The nativity scene will be set up in the main city square for the duration of the Christmas season. A tradition that has lasted in the community for over 70 years!root 2018-12-08T18:46:26+00:00
Submitted by The local Special Olympics Athletes joined the float to hand out special treats to all of the children that braved the cold to come and watch the parade. Led by G.K. Larry Pankuch, 25 brothers from all six councils built a traditional Nativity Scene complete with stable and newly restored statues of the Holy Family. Six councils of District 14 Knights of Columbus, Thunder Bay, band together with Special Olympic athletes to promote "Keep Christ in Christmas"
Submitted by Marcel LemmenOntario State CouncilMarcel Lemmen, State Treasurer, presenting a cheque for $5,000 to Laura Syron, Executive Director of the Arthritis Society, Ontario Division. The money comes from a portion of the proceeds of our Annual Lottery.
Submitted by Paul O'NeillMsgr. Paul J. MeyerMsgr Paul J Meyer Council 4916 held their annual Memorial Mass for deceased Brothers on Nov 14/18. Father Peter,Pastor of St. Clement Church officiated at the Mass which was followed by a reception.
Submitted by Daniel MainvilleBishop Scollard Assembly and Mgr Adolphe Proulx AssemblyColour Guard at the Sudbury Remembrance Day Ceremony. This was a joint venture between Assembly 876 Bishop Scollard from Sudbury and Assembly 2250 Mgr Adolphe Proulx from Chelmsford.
Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilThe ceremonial cake welcoming the Jerusalem Students sponsors. WHY JERUSALEM STUDENTS is an important project for every knight. Because it is in the Holy Land, where Jesus Christ walked, preached, was crucified and rose from the dead. Because our Holy Father and Supreme Knight urge us to support the persecuted Christians in the Middle East. Because we are Catholic which as H.E. Cardinal Collins says: " means we have to be universal look beyond and help brothers all over ". Because the Christians in The Holy Land are diminishing, now less than 2%. [...]
Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel Dandan Jesus The King Council Jerusalem Students Mass 2018. The Mass was celebrated this year on Sunday 21st October at 12:30 in St Justin Martyr Church on Highway #7, Markham. Rev. Monsignor Vid Vlasic celebrated the Mass. Around 25 sponsors were present to receive their student files from Monsignor Vid which include the profile of the student, his grades, a thank you card from the student, a letter from the Melkite Catholic Patriarchate School, Shepherds Fields in Beit Sahour near Bethlehem, a letter from the Melkite Catholic Archbishop of Jerusalem and a receipt that the sponsorship [...]
Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel Dandan, Grand Knight Blessing of the Jerusalem Students Sponsors Rev. Monsignor Vid Vlasic praised the sponsors for welcoming these students in Jesus name because the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to those children of God. He blessed the sponsors and asked the Lord who sees their generosity to give them 100 fold. Then he sprinkled the present sponsors with Holy Water and asked all to always remember to help the needy. www.jerusalemstudents.org
Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilThe Jerusalem Students Honor Guard The Honor Guard from St. John Paul Assembly, All Saints of China Assembly, and Bishop Grecco Assembly was very impressive because all of the Sir Knights love The Holy Land and many of them had sponsored students as well. At the end of the Mass, Rev. Monsignor Vid asked all the Sir Knights to stand in front of the altar, he blessed them and praised them for being the right hand of the Catholic Church and asked the parishioners to give them a big hand. The clapping did [...]