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Charity

There is no better way to experience love and
compassion than by helping those in need,
a call Knights answer every day.

Unity

Knights banded together can accomplish more
than any of us could accomplish individually
in support of our Church and priests.

Fraternity

Knights socialize together and take care of each other –
we have each others’ back.

Patriotism

Members of the Knights of Columbus are proud
of our devotion to God and country,
and believe in standing up for both.

About The Lecturer

Jim Russell, Lecturer

Jim Russell

The lecturer is appointed by the grand knight to provide both educational and entertaining programs to the council. He is responsible for the ‘Good of the Order’ portion of council meetings. In order to provide members with informative and educational programs, he must be knowledgeable and aware of all council programming.

Our current lecturer Jim Russell has been composing monthly lectures for our council since July 2013.

 


Lecture No. 5 (and quiz): November 2013

  t seems as if just about every day of the year is a “National Day” of something, and the weeks and months are no different. For instance, today, Nov. 5, is National Bonfire Day – except in the UK, where it is Guy Fawkes Day. However, some days just seem to have greater significance…

Lecture No. 4: October 2013

Fraternity hen I became your Lecturer, I was told that this organization has three major components. First, it is a charitable organization. Second, it is a service organization. Finally, it is a fraternal organization. The first two were simple enough, but the third was not as easy to understand. The fraternities that I was familiar…

Lecture #3, September 2013

Unity may be wrong, but until someone offers a better explanation, this is why I believe “Unity” was adopted as the second principle of our Order. What we are as a nation is dependent upon our history. The world we live in is both different from and similar to the world of the 1880s. The…

Lecture #2, August 2013

Aug. 6, 2013, Number 2 e are taught from the beginning that our life on this earth is a journey: the ultimate goal of which is the transition from this earthly existence to an eternity with our heavenly Father. How we live this life, how we make this journey, will determine how we spend eternity. …

Lecture #1 July 2013

July 2, 2013, Number 1 am honored to have been selected to be your Lecturer. I will try my best to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of that office. I understand I will have about 5 minutes of our meeting time and I will do my best to stay within that limit. I do ask…