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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….

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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…

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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…