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29
Sep
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Knight of the Year List

Council 8157 Knight of the Year List Fraternal Year Knight of the Year 2019-2020 2018-2019 Jack Ramsden 2017-2018 Art Senato 2016-2017 Jorge Ruiz 2015-2016 Jeff Miller 2014-2015 Jim Richardson 2013-2014 Tom Greco 2012-2013 Andy Goza 2011-2012 Frank Salazar 2010-2011 Mike Fitzgerald 2009-2010 Allen Reitmeier 2008-2009 David Briggs 2007-2008 Tim Weinrich 2006-2007 Ed O’Brien 2005-2006 Ross […]

18
Jan
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Knight of the Month – January 2021

Gamaliel Hernandez Gamaliel was prepared to oversee logistics for the parish’s Christmas Festival and will be ready to do the job given that the event was postponed because of the pandemic. He was born just over the state line in Hobbs, N.M., graduated from high school in nearby Las Cruces and came to the Dallas […]

16
Jan

Another Completed Project by Knight Hands

Another Completed Project by Knight Hands On Saturday January 16th, 2021, ten Knights gathered at the home of Sara Vasquez to perform multiple tasks to repair her home.  Right away David Dybala, Russell, and David Ybarra tackled the difficult task of removing the rotted decorative protruding beams on the front of the home (six of […]

16
Jan
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Mid Year Message from the Grand Knight

Mid Year Message from the Grand Knight Brothers, I want to start by wishing you all a Healthy and Happy New Year, and I thank you for being a Knight. This past year brought us a devastating pandemic, the reactionary and seemingly never ending lockdowns ordered by health and government officials, the mandated masks and […]

15
Jan
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Family of the Month – January 2021

Jay and Karen Trapp Jay and Karen will celebrate their 30th anniversary this August. They met through a mutual friend while Jay was attending Purdue University in Indiana and Karen was studying at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (known to the locals as oo-ey-poo-ey). They have five children: Emma lives at home and works at the […]

15
Jan

Making of a “Sound Booth”

Making of a “Sound Booth” On the morning of January 14th, David Dybala, Jack Ramsden, Efrain Ochoa and I met around 9am in the ushers’ room at Holy Spirit Catholic church to meet with Joe Langel to finalize our plans to build a “sound booth” for the electronic equipment Joe (and others) use to stream […]

10
Jan
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Prayer Requests – January 2021 (2)

January 12th, 2021 Ernie Coy Our brother Ernie Coy was infected with COVID several days ago and has been hospitalized for symptoms of extreme breathing difficulties making the ventilator a necessity. His condition is very serious. Brother Ernie and Claudia, and the rest of your family, please accept the prayers and blessings from the Knights. [...]
05
Jan

The New Year and the Changing Times

The New Year and the Changing Times A page have turned; it’s now 2021.  The 21st year of the 21st century.  Many ask “will 2021 be different from 2020”?  Will it be much better, the same, or much worse?  No one knows.  One thing for sure is that absent turning back to God, there is […]

27
Dec
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Prayer Requests – December 2020 (4)

December 27th, 2020 James & Judy Smith Please pray for our brother Sir Knight James Smith and his wife Judy, both of whom have tested positive for COVID-19. James is suffering with a chronic cough and they both have had temperatures above normal. Brother James, Judy and family, please accept the prayers and blessings from [...]
15
Dec
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SK James Smith, Knight of the Year 2019-20

SK James Smith, Knight of the Year 2019-20 Sir Knight James Smith, our council’s Worthy Treasurer was voted as the Knight of the Year 2019-20 back on October 6th, 2020 and the announcement was made belatedly tonight at the Officers, Directors & Committees Meeting of December 15th. We have been waiting for the right time […]