Nov 302014

THE DOOR IS OPEN – Knights are Catholic men, 18 years of age and older, who are committed to making their community a better place while supporting their Church and protecting and enhancing their family life. All the good works we do are based on our four core principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism. Contact Rich Anderson (659-3523) for more information about joining this great organization or visit our website at www.kofc12992.com.

All Parishioners are invited to our next breakfast on Sunday, December 7 from 8:00 to 11:00am. We will be serving blueberry pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, fruit cocktail, and beverages. This event is being dedicated to the memories of Frank and Kevin Kempker with all profits being donated to Mid-Missouri Special Olympics. Brother Knights, please contact Doug Smentkowski (694-4237) to volunteer your services.

Our next induction ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, December 10, at 6:30pm in the Catholic Center; to be followed by our business meeting at 7:00pm. Candidates should plan to arrive about 30 minutes beforehand to complete the registration process. Please contact Brian Johnson (636-5319) for more information.

Brother Knights, we currently have 366 members in our Council where the average age is over 55 years old. We have more members over the age of 70 (20%) than we do under the age of 40 (15%). To continue to be a vital resource to our Parish and community, we need you to increase your participation in Council activities. Come join us at our next business meeting on Wednesday, December 10, beginning at 7:00pm and have a chance to win the Attendance Award currently paying $120.

Our Men’s Winter Coat Collection continues! Please contact Jerry Schwartze (636-9712) if you are able to make a donation to this ongoing effort that benefits newly released prisoners traveling to parts unknown by train with only the shirts on their back.

The Missouri State Council of Knights of Columbus awards a total of eleven (11) college or technical school scholarships of $1,000 each to any Missouri high school student who is either a member or is the son, daughter, or wife of an active (or deceased) member. Applications must be postmarked by February 15, 2014. Go to http://www.mokofc.org/programs/youth-activities/scholarships-grants for further information.

Respectfully Submitted,
Rich Anderson, Grand Knight

Nov 232014

THE DOOR IS OPEN – Knights are Catholic men, 18 years of age and older, who are committed to making their community a better place while supporting their Church and protecting and enhancing their family life. All the good works we do are based on our four core principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism. Contact Rich Anderson (659-3523) for more information about joining this great organization or visit our website at www.kofc12992.com.

Congratulations to Harold Lepper for winning the 50/50 drawing at our meeting in November. Dale Bax was the Attendance Award winner, but was not present to collect so the pot grows to $120. Every member of our Council is eligible to win.

All Parishioners are invited to our next breakfast on Sunday, December 7 from 8:00 to 11:00am. We will be serving blueberry pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, fruit cocktail, and beverages. This event is being dedicated to the memories of Frank and Kevin Kempker with all profits being donated to Mid-Missouri Special Olympics. Brother Knights, please contact Doug Smentkowski (694-4237) to volunteer your services.

Our next induction ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, December 10, at 6:30pm in the Catholic Center; to be followed by our business meeting at 7:00pm. Candidates should plan to arrive about 30 minutes beforehand to complete the registration process. Please contact Brian Johnson (636-5319) for more information.

Our Men’s Winter Coat Collection continues! Please contact Jerry Schwartze (636-9712) if you are able to make a donation to this ongoing effort that benefits newly released prisoners traveling to parts unknown by train with only the shirts on their back.

The Missouri State Council of Knights of Columbus awards a total of eleven (11) college or technical school scholarships of $1,000 each to any Missouri high school student who is either a member or is the son, daughter, or wife of an active (or deceased) member. Applications must be postmarked by February 15, 2014. Go to http://www.mokofc.org/programs/youth-activities/scholarships-grants for further information.

Respectfully Submitted,
Rich Anderson, Grand Knight

Nov 152014

If you are a Catholic man, age 18 or older, please prayerfully consider joining with other Catholic men around the world dedicated to serving God and neighbor. If you are a mother or spouse, please encourage the adult men in your life to consider joining the Knights of Columbus. Since 1882 the Knights have remained true to its founding principles of charity, unity, fraternity, and patriotism; and has grown from several members in one council to more than 14,000 councils and 1.8 million members throughout the world. Since 2001 Bishop McAuliffe Council #12992 of the Cathedral of St. Joseph has done many things for our parish, school, and community. All that is asked is a few hours a year from each member; and membership dues are less than $40 per year. The next First Degree initiation is Wednesday, December 10th at 6:30 at the Catholic Center. Please contact Brian Johnson (694-1991) for more information about joining this great organization or visit our website at www.kofc12992.com.

Our Men’s Winter Coat Collection continues! Please contact Jerry Schwartze (636-9712) if you are able to make a donation to this ongoing effort that benefits newly released prisoners traveling to parts unknown by train with only the shirts on their back.

THANK YOU AGAIN PARISHONERS – The American Wheel Chair Mission drive the weekend of Oct 25/26 is now reporting over $12,500 collected. Simply amazing generosity!

Brother Knights, our next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 12 at 7:00pm in the Undercroft; it will be preceded by a meal beginning at 6:15 p.m. Come join us and have a chance to win $110 for the Attendance Award. Every member of our Council is eligible to win.

The Missouri State Council of Knights of Columbus awards a total of eleven (11) college or technical school scholarships of $1,000 each to any Missouri high school student who is either a member or is the son, daughter, or wife of an active (or deceased) member. Applications must be postmarked by February 15, 2014. Go to http://www.mokofc.org/programs/youth-activities/scholarships-grants for further information.

Respectfully Submitted,
Rich Anderson, Grand Knight

Nov 082014

THE DOOR IS OPEN – Knights are Catholic men, 18 years of age and older, who are committed to making their community a better place while supporting their Church and protecting and enhancing their family life. All the good works we do are based on our four core principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism. Contact Rich Anderson (659-3523) for more information about joining this great organization or visit our website at www.kofc12992.com.

Our Men’s Winter Coat Collection continues! Please contact Jerry Schwartze (636-9712) if you are able to make a donation to this ongoing effort that benefits newly released prisoners traveling to parts unknown by train with only the shirts on their back.

THANK YOU PARISHONERS – The American Wheel Chair Mission drive the weekend of Oct 25/26 was a resounding success! Over $11,500 was collected and mail-in contributions are still being counted. This amount is enough to purchase almost 77 wheel chairs.

Brother Knights, our next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 12 at 7:00pm in the Undercroft; it will be preceded by a meal beginning at 6:15 p.m. Come join us and have a chance to win $110 for the Attendance Award. Every member of our Council is eligible to win.

The Missouri State Council of Knights of Columbus awards a total of eleven (11) college or technical school scholarships of $1,000 each to any Missouri high school student who is either a member or is the son, daughter, or wife of an active (or deceased) member. Applications must be postmarked by February 15, 2014. Go to http://www.mokofc.org/programs/youth-activities/scholarships-grants for further information.

Respectfully Submitted,
Rich Anderson, Grand Knight

Nov 012014

THE DOOR IS OPEN – Knights are Catholic men, 18 years of age and older, who are committed to making their community a better place while supporting their Church and protecting and enhancing their family life. All the good works we do are based on our four core principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism. Contact Rich Anderson (659-3523) for more information about joining this great organization or visit our website at www.kofc12992.com.

THANK YOU to every congregant who contributed to our Men’s Winter Coat Collection last weekend. Contact Jerry Schwartze (636-9712) if wish to make a donation to this ongoing effort.

CALLING ALL KNIGHTS TO THE CHRISTMAS BAZAAR – Our manpower is needed with setup, Thursday, Nov 6 at 6:00pm, and cleanup, Sunday, Nov 9 at 6:00pm, in addition to our normal assistance that helps make this event a success. Please clear your calendar and sign up today through the Parish Office!

Brother Knights, our next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 12 at 7:00pm in the Undercroft; it will be preceded by a meal beginning at 6:15 p.m. Come join us and have a chance to win $110 for the Attendance Award. Every member of our Council is eligible to win.

The Missouri State Council of Knights of Columbus awards a total of eleven (11) college or technical school scholarships of $1,000 each to any Missouri high school student who is either a member or is the son, daughter, or wife of an active (or deceased) member. Applications must be postmarked by February 15, 2014. Go to http://www.mokofc.org/programs/youth-activities/scholarships-grants for further information.

Respectfully Submitted,
Rich Anderson, Grand Knight

Nov 012014

Here are the minutes from our October Meeting.

October Meeting Minutes

Oct 252014

THE DOOR IS OPEN – Knights are Catholic men, 18 years of age and older, who are committed to making their community a better place while supporting their Church and protecting and enhancing their family life. All the good works we do are based on our four core principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism. Contact Rich Anderson (659-3523) for more information about joining this great organization or visit our website at www.kofc12992.com.

All Parishioners are asked to contribute to the Men’s Winter Coat Collection after all Masses on Sat/Sun, Oct 25/26. Contact Jerry Schwartze (636-9712) if you have any questions.

Brother Knights, our next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 12 at 7:00pm in the Undercroft; it will be preceded by a meal beginning at 6:15 p.m. Come join us and have a chance to win $110 for the Attendance Award. Every member of our Council is eligible to win.

CALLING ALL KNIGHTS TO THE CHRISTMAS BAZAAR – Our manpower is needed with setup, Thursday, Nov 6 at 6:00pm, and cleanup, Sunday, Nov 9 at 6:00pm, in addition to our normal assistance that helps make this event a success. Please clear your calendar and sign up today through the Parish Office!

The Missouri State Council of Knights of Columbus awards a total of eleven (11) college or technical school scholarships of $1,000 each to any Missouri high school student who is either a member or is the son, daughter, or wife of an active (or deceased) member. Applications must be postmarked by February 15, 2014. Go to http://www.mokofc.org/programs/youth-activities/scholarships-grants for further information.

Oct 182014

THE DOOR IS OPEN – Knights are Catholic men, 18 years of age and older, who are committed to making their community a better place while supporting their Church and protecting and enhancing their family life. All the good works we do are based on our four core principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism. Contact Rich Anderson (659-3523) for more information about joining this great organization or visit our website at www.kofc12992.com.

All Parishioners are asked to contribute to the Men’s Winter Coat Collection after all Masses on Sat/Sun, Oct 25/26. Contact Jerry Schwartze (636-9712) if you have any questions.

Parishioners – Chris Lewis of The American Wheelchair Mission and the Knights of Columbus, will be here at all Masses on “WHEELCHAIR SUNDAY”, October 25/26, to explain how you can help the poorest of the poor, gain mobility and freedom. Please join them and Monsignor Kurwicki for this very inspirational and moving presentation.

Congratulations to Rob O’Hanlon for winning the 50/50 drawing at our last Council meeting on October 8; Jason Torres was the Attendance Award winner; but was not present to collect so the pot increases to $110. Brother Knights, come join us at our next meeting on Wednesday, November 12 to have a chance to win!

Oct 112014

THE DOOR IS OPEN – Knights are Catholic men, 18 years of age and older, who are committed to making their community a better place while supporting their Church and protecting and enhancing their family life. All the good works we do are based on our four core principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism. Contact Rich Anderson (659-3523) for more information about joining this great organization or visit our website at www.kofc12992.com.

All Knights and Ladies are encouraged to attend the “Seeking Christ for our Nation” Mass being held at the Cathedral on Wednesday, October 15, beginning at 6:30pm.

BROTHER KNIGHTS WE NEED YOUR HELP. On Saturday, October 18 at 8:00am our Council will be picking up litter along Highway 179 from Route C to Christy Lane. This activity only takes about 1 to 1.5 hours; so for very little investment of your time you will feel good about helping the community, mingle with your fellow Council members and get a little exercise to boot. We will meet at Highway 179 and Christy Lane. With 8 to 10 volunteers we’ll be done by 9:30am. Contact Dale Highfill (659-7208 or dghighfill@mchsi.com) for more information.

All Parishioners are asked to contribute to the Men’s Winter Coat Collection after all Masses on Sat/Sun, Oct 25/26. Contact Jerry Schwartze (636-9712) if you have any questions.

Parishioners – Chris Lewis of The American Wheelchair Mission and the Knights of Columbus, will be here at all Masses on “WHEELCHAIR SUNDAY”, October 25/26, to explain how you can help the poorest of the poor, gain mobility and freedom. Please join them and Monsignor Kurwicki for this very inspirational and moving presentation.

Oct 042014

THE DOOR IS OPEN – Knights are Catholic men, 18 years of age and older, who are committed to making their community a better place while supporting their Church and protecting and enhancing their family life. All the good works we do are based on our four core principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism. Contact Rich Anderson (659-3523) for more information about joining this great organization or visit our website at www.kofc12992.com.

All Councils throughout the state will soon be conducting its annual Drive for Persons with Developmental Disabilities. Knights from our Council, Helias Council 1054, and Monsignor Pleus Council 14906 will be soliciting donations and passing out Tootsie Rolls at local grocery stores on Friday/Saturday, October 10/11. Brother Knights, please call Steve Daniels (893-4753 to volunteer. All parishioners are invited to contribute to this worthwhile cause.

All Knights and Ladies are encouraged to attend the “Seeking Christ for our Nation” Mass being held at the Cathedral on Wednesday, October 15, beginning at 6:30pm.

Parishioners – Since 2003, the Knights of Columbus have sponsored over 45,000 wheelchairs to children, teens, and adults who needed one, but couldn’t afford one. Please join the Knights of Columbus, Chris Lewis (son of Jerry Lewis) and Msgr. Kurwicki to learn how $150 can purchase and deliver a free wheelchair to someone in need. “WHEELCHAIR SUNDAY”, October 25th and 26th.

Respectfully Submitted,
Rich Anderson, Grand Knight

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