Corporate Communion Mass

Fall Festival 2015 Raffle

Photography by Diana Rizo


Lenten Fish Frys

Cooking fish dinners for the parish during the six weeks of Lent.


Baseball Concessions

The Knights operating the concession stands at Valley Ridge Park.


Knight Hands

Helping neighbors trimming trees.


Baseball Concessions

Knights hard at work at the concession stand kitchen at Valley Ridge Park in Cedar Hill, Texas.


Knight Hands At Work

Answering the call to help our community.


The Duncanville Knights

Happy Knights at the Fall Festival 2013.

Photography by Diana Rizo




Building brotherhood bonds that last a lifetime.

Photography by Diana Rizo


Friendships that can last a lifetime.

Pancake Breakfast

Knights Matt Sipriano, Chris Benavides, Francisco Hernandez, Jesse Radillo and Bart Sipriano help serve breakfast. Photography by Diana Rizo

Fall Festival

Grand Knight Frank Salazar and Jim Ouimet.

Photography by Diana Rizo

Seminary Cookout

“KEEP THE FAITH ALIVE” supporting vocations at Holy Trinity Seminary Dallas.

Veterans Cookout

Supporting our community’s veterans at the VA Medical Center Dallas.

We Are Called

In service to one. In service to all. Photography by Diana Rizo

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Leonardo Estrada – October 2016

Leonardo was invited to join our council by Jim Russell. Leonardo is a Graduate Research Assistant and is married with a son. The Estrada’s are active members of Holy Spirit and they live in Cedar Hill. Leonardo’s full bio to come…


Inspiration in the First Degree

On Tuesday evening October 25, 2016 our Degree Team performed another inspiring ceremony and welcomed into the order ten new Knights. Three other councils brought their candidates in from Dallas and Grand Prairie while our own Council 8157 welcomed one new Knight, Leonardo Estrada from Holy Spirit Parish. Despite the crowded room conditions we had to…


Baseball – Year #9 Ends

Since the beginning of little league baseball at Valley Ridge Park in the spring of 2008, the Knights of Columbus of this council have been manning the concession stands in Cedar Hill – mainly at Valley Ridge Park.  We have, however, also worked at Dot Thomas Park, the Community Center Park and Parkerville Park as…


Appreciating Our Seminarians

Our council’s support and appreciation of our young men of faith who choose the path to the priesthood was demonstrated on Saturday, October 8th, 2016 with the annual cookout for the Holy Trinity Seminary in Dallas. Our council also provides two enrolled seminarians with an annual scholarship as part of our support for the vocations. This…


Holy Spirit Fall Festival 2016

It took more than a downpour to dampen our spirits as the Knights made their annual indispensable contribution to Holy Spirit’s fall festival. The festival was again under the guidance of a chairman from the KC’s, Chris Kubin. Chris has been overseeing the festival’s food preparation for years and took command of the entire operation…


Football Concession Running Steady

ur new football concession operation at Valley Ridge Park in Cedar Hill may have been off to a slow start due to weather delays and a slightly lower than expected team participation but it is now running steady. Come take a look at the new shiny stainless steel equipment we installed inside and out of the facility….


Family of the Month – October 2016

Sanka and Thilini Jayasinghe Sanka has been a member of council for less than three months, and we already know he can wield a mean spatula when preparing burgers at the football concession stand. Sanka [pronounced SON-ka] and his family moved to Cedar Hill about a year ago. He and Thilini have been married eight years….


Knight of the Month – October 2016

Bob Motta Bob has been typically busy lately, from manning the cooking post in the back of the baseball concession stand every Saturday this fall to helping with the set-up and breakdown of the parish’s fall festival. Bob and D’Lana have been married for 24 years and have lived in DeSoto for 14. His father emigrated…

Lecture No. 36 – October 2016

Prayer is an important part of our lives. As Catholics, we are taught to pray specific prayers. It starts almost at the cradle, with, “Now I lay me down to sleep. I pray the Lord my soul to keep, but if I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take.” As we grow…

Lecture No. 35 – September 2016

First, let me preface this presentation with the comment that it was first written two months ago. Due to the length of our past few meetings, I have not had to prepare additional presentations. My wife and I thank you for the break over the summer. Second, I am well aware that Pope Francis canonized…

David and Clara Dybala

Family of the Month – September 2016

David and Clara Dybala David and Clara have been married since June 1971, not long after they met at a wedding dance themselves. They grew up in the small Czech community of Fairchild southwest of Houston. David joined the Knights in June 1978 and took his major degrees a few months later. He’s an engineering…

Pete Perta

Knight of the Month – September 2016

Pete Perta Pete is in his fourth year as our Financial Secretary, having taken the baton from his long-time predecessor, Ernie Coy, in April 2013. Pete moved to the Dallas area in 2010. He joined our council in June 2011 and took his major degrees only a few months later. Pete is a charter member…


Prayers for the Alvarez Family

Brothers, Late yesterday afternoon Brother Knight Ernest Alvarez admitted his wife Carmen, who is suffering from a serious medical condition, into Methodist Hospital in Dallas on an emergency basis. This morning she was in the ICU and was scheduled to go into surgery at around 8:30 this morning. Brothers please keep Ernest and Carmen Alvarez,…


Family of the Month – August 2016

Ben and Renee Luna Ben and Renee met back at Mesquite High and have been married 21 years. They have a daughter, Sayla, who graduated from Red Oak High in 2014. Ben is a member of the Duncanville Police Department, and peace officers and first responders surely deserve our respect and appreciation now more than…



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