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Meeting Minutes 2019-4-2

MINUTES OF GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGKOFC COUNCIL 8157 April 2, 2019 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.  Roll Call of Officers: P = present, EX= excused, A = absent Grand Knight: Tom Greco: P…

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For Andy

For Andy Before you cry about me, just try to understand, That I am resting safely in the greatness of God’s hand. I know there’s a special place for me and those I’ve come to love, like the spirit on our faithful emblem it hovers high above. I’ll be working hard for you just like…

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Serious Accident At Fish Fry

Serious Accident At Fish Fry A serious accident occurred at our fish fry this past Friday, April 5th. As the fish frying got underway Brother knight Dan Schneider fainted and collapsed onto two gas stoves with pots full of hot oil, spilling all 5 pots of 350 degree oil on the ground. Dan landed face…

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Beware Poisonous Plants

Beware Poisonous Plants Although the weatherman seems to have pulled an April Fool joke on us this week, it really is spring. And, as we know, in spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of fishing. I’ve been a fisherman since I could hold a cane pole and catch bream in Arkansas. When…

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Sir Knight Andy Goza

Rare video of Sir Knight Andy Goza during fish fry raffle in 2016 In memory of Sir Knight Andy Goza, here’s a rare video of Andy conducting the raffle after the last fish fry in April 2016. Rest In Peace, Sir Knight.

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Prayers for the Goza Family

Prayers for the Goza Family It is with a heavy heart that we inform you of the sudden passing of our brother knight SK Andy Goza. Andy passed away this morning peacefully while sleeping at home. Andy was one of the most influential knights in our council, in our community and in the Dallas Diocese Chapter. His leadership,…

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DDC Meeting to be hosted by Council 8157

DDC Meeting to be hosted by Council 8157 The next KofC Dallas Diocese Chapter organizational meeting will be hosted by Council 8157 at the Holy Spirit dining room for the first time ever. Mark your calendars for the upcoming meeting on Thursday, March 28, 2019. This meeting is usually attended by knights from all the…

Knight Hands Getting After It

Knight Hands Getting After It On the morning of March 18, 2019 at 8am, David Dybala, Mike Fitzgerald, Dan Murphy, Ray Rivera, Efrain Ochoa, Art Rodriguez, Jim Russell, Ken Rarick, Larry Balagna, Jack Ramsden, and I (Allen Reitmeier) gathered at the home of Norma Ortiz to begin the job of painting the exterior of her…

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Family of the Month – March 2019

Gerald and Toni Jacob The Jacobs have lived in DeSoto for 14 years and are enjoying semi-retirement. Gerald, who retired from the U.S. Navy in 2007 following 22 years, splits his time between Ubering and working some for Penske trucking. Toni runs a CPR business five minutes from their home. They will celebrate their 15th…

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Knight of the Month – March 2019

Jorge Ruiz You might not know that Jorge often wore a cycling helmet years ago. He was a serious rider, traversing hundreds of miles on weekends. These days, we know him as a brother Knight who gladly wears many hats – Chancellor, director of our awareness committee, overseeing the council’s safe environment program and disaster…