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 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. [...]
Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilGrand Knight Hikmat Dandan of Jesus The King Council donating C$1,750 to Jesus The King Melkite Catholic Church for the rebuilding plans received by Rev. Fr. Ibrahim ElHaddad which is 25% of the proceeds of the Valentine Knight event that is organized annually by the council and attended by nearly 250 persons. The Valentine Knight was awarded as The Best Council Project in the 2017 State Convention. Do not miss Jesus The King Valentine Knight event in 2020. Call GK Hikmat 416 - 893 8060.
Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilJerusalem Students is a Knights of Columbus project that sponsors needy Christian students in the Holy Land. The Christians in the Holy Land are diminishing and they have become nearly less than 2% of the population. By sponsoring a needy student, we are giving him a chance to complete his education, go to university, and graduate. This generous gift of education will lay the foundation for successful Christian families that will grow to populate The Holy Land thus preserving the Christian presence where Jesus Christ walked and preached. The school where the students [...]
Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanJesus The King CouncilJesus The King Council Food For Families Chairman Bro. Elias Assal with Lieutenant Governor of Ontario the Honorable Elizabeth Dowdeswell. In cooperation with North York Harvest Food Bank, Bro. Elias set up three food collection bins in three locations and he set a new target this year for Jesus The King Council to collect lbs 2000 in comparison to lbs 750 last year. Already lbs 1250 have been achieved during the Christmas Food For Families drive and now with the lent drive, hopefully he will achieve his target. The target of North York [...]
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 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 DandanJesus The King CouncilJerusalem Students Graduates of 2018 5 Students graduated in 2018 while under sponsorship of the Jerusalem Students program. One of the graduates, RAMEZ, had been sponsored by St. Justin Martyr Council for several years. His father said that the sponsorship motivated his son to study to succeed as he did not want to fail his sponsors. SK Randy Galluzzi of St. Justin Martyr Council said that the members of the council felt like they were all his UNCLES in Canada. A total of more than 70 students are sponsored. 16 already graduated under [...]