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James Smith

Family of the Month – October 2018

James and Judy Smith For the Smiths, the faith journey can sometimes be a literal one. A few years ago, they were part of a Holy Spirit group that followed Fr. Eugene through the Holy Land and Italy. This October, they’re off with a similar parish gathering to visit religious sites in Portugal, Spain and France. James has…

Keith Archer

Knight of the Month – October 2018

Keith Archer Definition of a Knights of Columbus fast track: Keith joined our council in May, took his major degrees shortly thereafter, became an 8157 director in July (membership) and joined the Fourth Degree in September. He’s also active in other parish and diocesan endeavors. “I try to give back as much as I can,”…

Fall Festival 2017

It’s Fall Festival Time

It’s Fall Festival Set Up Time It is Fall Festival set up time again and this is our call for all hands on deck to help put on a festival. The festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday, September 29-30, 2018. Please take a look at the work schedule below and see how much help is needed…

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Rest in Peace – Howard Bohlin

Rest in Peace – Howard Bohlin It is with deep sadness we inform you that our Brother Knight Howard Bohlin died of a heart attack last night, Tuesday, September 11, 2018. May God bless his soul. Let us keep his wife Elaine, their two sons Christopher and Andrew and the entire Bohlin family in our thoughts and…

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Safe Environment Program Training Offered

Safe Environment Program Training In response to the recent revelations of sexual abuse by Archbishop Theodore McCarrick and others in Pennsylvania, on August 21, 2018 Supreme Knight Carl Anderson wrote a letter addressed to all Chaplains and Knights. If you have not yet read his letter click here. In the letter Carl Anderson states that the sins…

Wendell Jean Pierre, Lou Lemons, Keith Archer

Congratulate our latest Sir Knights

Congratulate our latest Sir Knights This past weekend three of our finest knights went through the fourth Degree exemplification in Dallas and became Sir Knights. They are: Lou Lemons, Keith Archer and Wendell Jean Pierre; our most sincere congratulations to you all.

Jorge Barragan

Family of the Month – September 2018

Jorge and Eva Barragan Two generations of Barragans have figuratively rolled up their sleeves at our Valley Ridge concession stands this year, 6-year-old Jorge Jr. at the baseball stand and 10-year-old Jimena at the football location joining their father. Jorge and Eva have three other children: Galilea (13), Lucia (5) and Mariana (born this year on Holy…

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Knight of the Month – September 2018

Wendell Jean Pierre Wendell joined our council in May, became the retention director in July and is scheduled to join the Fourth Degree later in September. He was recruited to the Knights at an ACTS retreat by an 8157 member (Tony Gonzalez) and has, in turn, recruited an attendee of that same retreat. Wendell quickly learned…

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AAP Issues Flu Vaccine Recommendations

AAP issues Flu vaccine recommendations for 2018 The new flu shot is now available. I know some of my brother Knights don’t get an annual flu shot for various reasons. I won’t try to debate anyone’s reason for not getting the flu shot except ………. As of Aug. 18, 2018, a total of 179 children…