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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

The rededication mass of St Mark’s Church, a message of thanksgiving to God

2019-10-27T00:00:00+00:00

Submitted by SK Hikmat Michel DandanSt Mark's CouncilThe beautiful newly expanded St Mark’s church in Stouffville was made possible through the generous support of His Eminence, Thomas Cardinal Collins, the Archdiocese faithful, and the parish family of St. Mark’s through the Family of Faith campaign. At the rededication mass celebration, by His Eminence The Cardinal, Father Michael Hughes mentioned the history of founding the church in 1979. The expansion was also only made possible with many professionals volunteering and gifting their services and the generous donations of parishioners. Salt and Light Catholic Media Foundation generously donated a relic from St. Maria [...]

The rededication mass of St Mark’s Church, a message of thanksgiving to God 2019-10-27T00:00:00+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

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

Our Lady of Guadalupe Commemorative Convention pin

2019-04-27T00:00:00+00:00

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 [...]

Our Lady of Guadalupe Commemorative Convention pin 2019-04-27T00:00:00+00:00

Best Overall Community Award for Jesus The King Council

2019-04-26T00:00:00+00:00

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) [...]

Best Overall Community Award for Jesus The King Council 2019-04-26T00:00:00+00:00

Jerusalem Students

2019-04-14T00:00:00+00:00

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 [...]

Jerusalem Students 2019-04-14T00:00:00+00:00

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