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.
Rich Anderson, Grand Knight