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Mark your calendar for The 2019 Appreciation Dinner

Mark your calendar for The 2019 Appreciation Dinner The Council’s Annual Appreciation Dinner date has been set for Saturday, January 12, 2019. As usual it will be preceded by our Corporate Communion Mass at 5:30 PM. Please be sure to arrive by 5:15 PM so we can line up and walk in as a group…

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Dan Schneider – November 2018 transfer

Dan Schneider – November 2018 transfer The pullover Bears jacket is a tipoff that Dan is originally from greater Chicago. He and wife Betsey came to our area in January 2016 and live in Midlothian. He’s in national food sales, and she works for AT&T. Dan became a Knight in 1993, joining the council in…

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Breakfast with St. Nick 2018

Breakfast with St. Nick 2018 It was our own Chris Edwards who, as Grand Knight, got together with Deborah Pearson about a dozen years ago to replace Holy Spirit’s Children’s Faith Formation Christmas luncheon with a Breakfast with St. Nick. And Chris began playing the role of St. Nick “full time” last year after brother Leo…

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December Degree

December Degree The Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Degree event welcomed into the brotherhood three new brother Knights, they are: Dennis Hudson, Council #8157 Eddie Martinez, Council # Salvador Moreno, Council #17026

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Meeting Minutes 2018-12-04

MINUTES OF GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGKOFC COUNCIL 8157 December 4, 2018 The meeting called to order at: 7:30 PM by Grand Knight Tom Greco. The Grand Knight opened the meeting with an “Our Father” and the Pledge of Allegiance. The Grand Knight led the Opening Ode. Roll Call of Officers: P = present, EX= excused, A =…

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Food Safety Tips for the Holidays

I’ve taken the following from the CDC feature for the December health notice. I think it’s a timely even though as a U.S. government agency they can’t mention Christmas; only the holidays. However, they somehow reminded me of an upcoming birthday with this picture and the information offered about: Food Safety Tips for the Holidays…

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An Angel in the Garage

Many months ago, Mrs. Rosaura Nunez accidentally rammed her garage door with her car smashing the garage door to smithereens and damaging her car as well.  After many attempts to repair the door by well-intentioned people over a long period of time her garage door was still inoperative.  Mrs. Nunez is a single mom whose…

Knight Hands active in Duncanville

  What a beautiful fall day it was on November 17th, 2018 as 8 Knight Hands gathered at the home of Bill Sheets located in Duncanville.  Our mission this day was to trim trees and cut down many small trees and branches in the side and back yard of Bill Sheet’s home.  Hector Rubio was…

VA Medical Center Cookout 2018

VA Medical Center Cookout 2018 On a rare bright sunny morning this fall, sixteen knights gathered for the annual cookout at the VA Medical Center on Lancaster Road in a council show of support for our veterans. Since the center’s unit we normally use for our activity was occupied we were relocated to the east…

Clergy Appreciation Dinner 2018

Clergy Appreciation Dinner 2018 A very successful evening celebrating our clergy for their selfless work in our parishes and our communities took place on Thursday, November 8th, 2018 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Duncanville, Texas. The event has been held annually and is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree Assembly 2799. Sir…

Meeting Minutes 2018-11-06

MINUTES OF GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGKOFC COUNCIL 8157 November 6, 2018 The Grand Knight opened the meeting with an “Our Father” and the Pledge of Allegiance. The Grand Knight led the Opening Ode. Roll Call of Officers: P = present, EX= excused, A = absent Grand Knight: Tom Greco: P Dep Grand Knight: Jeff Miller: P Chancellor:…

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Family of the Month – November 2018

John and Bonnie Espree Running into a member of the Espree family at a Holy Spirit get-together or function is likely. They’ve been parishioners since 2000 and jumped right in soon after arriving. John joined our council in March 2012, taking his first degree and major degrees back to back on the same Saturday. He…

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Knight of the Month – November 2018

Mike Moloughney Mike has been the council’s director for Pro Life activities since when? One of the annual responsibilities is coordinating 8157’s Hike for Life, held at Duncanville’s Armstrong Park. This fall’s hike took place on the morning of Saturday, Oct. 13. You might recall that happened to one particularly rainy morning during a stretch of…

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The Church Will Prevail!

The Church Will Prevail! In every historical period the Church has demonstrated her power to preach divine truths to the world. But the consequences of mistakes and the reality of sin gives testimony to man’s weakness. The Church therefore, could have collapsed at least four different times in her long history if not for divine…

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November Health Flyer

November Health Flyer The weather is cooler, and we’re back on Standard Time. So, it must be November already! Two things come to mind when I think of autumn: the Holidays and Travel. I can’t think of the Holidays without thinking of food. We have always had turkey for Thanksgiving at our house and either…


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