News items from 2011–2012
Marie Louise Labbe (Hanger) passed away on February 2, 2012 at the age of 70 years. She is survived by her loving family; husband Marcel of 49 years...
Next month we will be holding our spring membership drive, on the weekend of March 17 – 18. Do you know any Catholic men who are not members of the order? Don't wait until that weekend to ask them if they are Knights.
Happy New Year to you and to your families. I hope you had a happy and blessed Christmas and if you travelled, I hope you had a safe journey.
It is 4:00 am and in 5 hours we leave to return home to Canada, completing our 12th year of service to the poor of Guatemala. What a privilege it continues to be to share in the lives of the Mayan People.
A blessed Advent to you. As we approach Christmas I hope you and your families will remember the reason for the season. Joy and blessings to all.
A couple of years ago, Supreme announced an initiative to encourage Councils to purchase ultra sound machines for organizations that help women cope with pregnancies. Supreme announced that they would pay half of the cost of a unit.
Brothers, we are well into our Columbian year. We've just had our first membership drive of the season, and we have a few prospects. Our first degree exemplification was held recently. Congratulations to the First Degree Team who did such a fine job.
Summer holidays are just a memory and the kids are back in school. We are well into the new Columbian Year with many projects awaiting our best efforts. The world revolves around volunteerism, and the Knights of Columbus are renowned for their good works
Ryan Lacy was presented with a $500 bursary by Financial Secretary Anthony Allen on September 24. Ryan was performing his duties as acolyte at the 8:30 mass.
As we start the new Columbian year, I want to begin by thanking you for having the confidence in me by electing me for a second term as Grand Knight. I also want to thank those brothers who have let their names stand for Council positions.
George Hanna, Senior V.P of Fraternal Affairs at the Supreme office announced in mid July that Wally Streit is the Top recruiter for the order for the 2010-2011 Columbian year.
Earlier this year, we mailed out an appeal to 16,000 members in Alberta asking them to please donate to the Charitable Foundation to assist us to meet the requests we receive from numerous charitable organizations.
This event started off with ticket sales handled by GK Al Girard and yours truly. We sold or complemented around 220 tickets, just a few less than 2011.
Whole life insurance is the most basic plan of permanent life insurance protection, and calls for premiums to be paid for your entire life, or to age 100. You may also consider another permanent life insurance product – one with guaranteed cash values –
Financial Secretary Anthony Allen presents a $500 check to our Seminarian, Deacon Khai Phan on behalf of the members of Father Bonner Council 7599
Thank you for inviting me in November 2011, to speak to your council about March for Life. It is gratifying to know that your council, apart from your usual workload, is also dedicated to pro-life causes.
The Family Pasta Dinner and Dance will be held February 11, 2012 at the church hall. We need volunteers for all aspects of this family event. Please contact Arnold Lorenz at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 780-988-5634 if you are able to help.