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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.

Knight of the Month – October 2011

David Dybala put his Texas A&M engineering degree to good use for the Knights of Columbus recently when he helped Allen Reitmeier map out construction of a wheelchair ramp on a Knight Hands project. Activities like that helped earn David recognition as Council 8157’s Knight of the Month for October. David left Aggieland in 1972…

Family of the Month – September 2011

To learn why Mike and Susan Fitzgerald were chosen as the council‘s Family of the Month for September, look elsewhere in this publication and read how they were major contributors to the Knights‘ efforts for the Fall Festival. Here, you‘ll learn how Susan and Mike came to Holy Spirit. Mike moved to Dallas from his…

Knight of the Month – September 2011

Father-son combinations in a council are hardly a rarity in the Knights of Columbus. But in the case of Josh Estrellas, 8157‘s Knight of the Month for September, the sequence of their memberships is kind of like swimming upstream. Josh, a 20-year-old student at El Centro, took his first degree in June. And now his…

Family of the Month – August 2011

Art Senato and Maureen White, the council‘s Family of the Month for August, share a fondness for baseball in general and the Texas Rangers in particular. That‘s something of a hardball culture shock for a guy from New York and a woman from New Jersey. And they see the Rangers from different perspectives – literally….

Knight of the Month – August 2011

Three years at Holy Trinity Seminary in Irving. Five years at St. Mary in Houston. Fr. Arthur Unachukwu didn‘t need to do the math: “That‘s a long time”,  he said with a sigh. And 8157‘s Knight of the Month for August says he‘ll forever be grateful for the support that he received on a regular…

Knight of the Year 2010-2011

Mike has been a stellar performer this past fraternal year, not only in his position as Treasurer, but in many other activities through-out the year including: helping at every breakfast, helping at every fish fry, working at the ballpark when called upon, helping during all phases of the Fall Festival, helping with the Seminarian cook-out,…

Family of the Month – July 2011

The summer schedule for David and Veronica Ybarra, 8157‘s Family of the Month for July, featured a trip throughout the Southwest. That included stopping in to see family and old friends in El Paso. David graduated from Riverside High School, and Veronica went to Jefferson. They met as teenagers when David attended a party being…

Knight of the Month – July 2011

“A lot of people gripe about thankless jobs,”  says Juan Chapa, Knight of the Month for July. “When you‘re in the Knights, you can work your butt off but you don‘t feel thankless.” Juan has been a council member since the mid-1990’s, about 10 years after moving his family to Duncanville. He ushered with Alfonso…