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Jerusalem Students Christmas Holy Land Greetings

2020-12-24T00:00:00+00:00

Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King Council Sir Knight Hikmat Dandan Christian Refugee Relief Director Holy Land and Persecuted Christians Ontario State Council / Knights of Columbus To our very dear Ontario State Director, Sir Knight Hikmat Dandan, and all the sponsors, Councils, the Knights of Columbus members and their Ladies We, at The Melkite Catholic Patriarchate School, would like to thank you for your generous donations that has helped our Christian students greatly over the years. Your donations have allowed our Christian students to keep getting the best education possible in a Christian school in the Holy Land. [...]

Jerusalem Students Christmas Holy Land Greetings 2020-12-24T00:00:00+00:00

Jerusalem Students

2020-12-05T00:00:00+00:00

Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilCHRISTMAS is the right time to put your HOLY LAND RESOLUTION and FAITH into ACTION. So during the Pandemic, Leave No Christian Refugee Behind. In the 113th Knights of Columbus Ontario State Convention in 2016, I submitted the Holy Land Resolution which was passed with a unanimous vote. The summary is that: as the Holy Land is where our Lord Savior Jesus Christ was born, preached, crucified and rose from the dead and also where the Apostles walked and preached, therefore Ontario State Council encourages all Knights of Columbus councils to annually support [...]

Jerusalem Students 2020-12-05T00:00:00+00:00

LEAVE NO JERUSALEM STUDENTS BEHIND DURING THE PANDEMIC

2020-06-14T00:00:00+00:00

Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilFrom: Sawsan Istephan Sent: June 4, 2020 5:16 AM To: 'Knights of Columbus Christian Refugee Relief Director' Cc: 'Yasser Ayyache Archbishop Jerusalem' Subject: Thanks Dear Sir Knight Hikmat, Christian Refugee Relief Director We would like to thank you for the first Jerusalem Students Education Sponsorship payment for 2020 for C$30,000 which we received in US$ 21,881.61 on 3.6.2020. The donation was received at the right time before June 15th which is very important to cover 50% of salaries to help the teachers and employees in this difficult situation. Unfortunately due to the Pandemic, [...]

LEAVE NO JERUSALEM STUDENTS BEHIND DURING THE PANDEMIC 2020-06-14T00:00:00+00:00

Jerusalem Students Mass

2019-12-29T00:00:00+00:00

Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilIt was a beautiful Holy Mass thanks to Rev. Fr. Ed Murphy who at very short notice accepted to celebrate the Jerusalem Students Mass for the intention of the students, sponsors and the Holy Land in Blessed Trinity Church in North York on Sunday 29th December at 10:30 am. Address: 3220 Bayview Ave, North York, ON M2M 3R7 Rev. Fr. Ed welcomed the sponsors, the Ontario State Deputy David Peters, and the Knights of Columbus dignitaries and their Ladies. The Homily was very moving focusing on family unity. Later during Mass Rev. Fr. [...]

Jerusalem Students Mass 2019-12-29T00:00:00+00:00

Jerusalem Students Mass

2019-12-29T00:00:00+00:00

Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilDuring the Jerusalem Students Mass in Blessed Trinity Church, Rev. Fr. Ed Murphy asked the sponsors to stand, Blessed them with a special prayer and sprinkled them with Holy Water. After the Mass, the State Deputy SK David Peters addressed the parishioners and sponsors that by supporting the education of a needy Christian student they are also strengthening Christianity and helping the Holy Land to flourish. Later the sponsors received the files of their student, thank you cards, grades, photo, Principal letter, Archbishop letter. It was a beautiful occasion to meet other sponsors [...]

Jerusalem Students Mass 2019-12-29T00:00:00+00:00

Jerusalem Students Mass

2019-12-29T00:00:00+00:00

Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilThe Jerusalem Students Mass for the intention of the students, sponsors and the Holy Land in Blessed Trinity Church in North York ended by cutting the ceremonial cakes and taking photos. Ontario State Deputy, Sir Knight David Peters cut the ceremonial cake welcoming the sponsors and Faithful Commander Sir Knight Paul DiPietro cut the ceremonial cake welcoming St. John Paul II Assembly and all the participating Sir Knights in the Honor Guard. Thanks also to Faithful Navigator SK Johnny Lee and SK Henry Tang GK of St Luke Council and PGK Brother Jan [...]

Jerusalem Students Mass 2019-12-29T00:00:00+00:00

CNEWA Christians in the Middle East Benefit Dinner

2019-11-09T00:00:00+00:00

Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilA very successful annual event that has been supported by the Knights of Columbus for many years. The event attended by Ontario State Deputy Sir Knight David Peters and the Christian Refugee Relief Director SK Hikmat Dandan and many other knights, and supporters was organized by CNEWA, a Papal Agency, Catholic Near East Welfare Association and the Archdiocese of Toronto. The keynote speaker was his Eminence Cardinal Thomas Collins. The Archdiocese over the past years has helped the marginalized and largely forgotten Christians in the Middle East through sponsorship and relief funds. The [...]

CNEWA Christians in the Middle East Benefit Dinner 2019-11-09T00:00:00+00:00

Life Chain

2019-10-06T00:00:00+00:00

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. [...]

Life Chain 2019-10-06T00:00:00+00:00

Saint Elijah Feast

2019-07-21T00:00:00+00:00

Submitted by Jesus The King Council 15045Jesus The King CouncilSt. Elijah feast which falls on 20th July was celebrated on Sunday 21st July mass in the Cathedral of The Transfiguration by the Jesus The King Melkite Catholic parish. The St. Elijah mass coincided with the visit of the Archbishop Emeritus of Jerusalem Most Reverend Joseph Jules Zerey who presided at the mass. This holy feast also coincided with the Priesthood Anniversary of Rev. Ibrahim El Haddad, the pastor of the parish. After the beautiful Byzantine Mass in English, Arabic and Greek, Jesus The King Council 15045 organized a lunch at Jerusalem [...]

Saint Elijah Feast 2019-07-21T00:00:00+00:00

North York Harvest Food Bank Honors Jesus The King Council

2019-06-01T00:00:00+00:00

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 [...]

North York Harvest Food Bank Honors Jesus The King Council 2019-06-01T00:00:00+00:00

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