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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 Hands – many Knight Hands

n the morning of August 2nd (a cool morning for Texas in August), seven Knights set out to help a neighbor in need.  Knight Hands had accepted an application for assistance from Yolanda Sanchez to cut and trim her trees at her residence in Duncanville.  Abel Lugo, Rod Kinard, Jorge Ruiz, Jim Stavinoha, Ray Rivera,…

Knight Hand Projects #84-91

ince the publication of the March 2014 Newsletter, Knight Hands completed 8 additional projects bringing the total number completed since inception to 91.  On March 25, Ray Rivera and Allen Reitmeier repaired the screen door of Patricia Carroll (a Meals on Wheels client).  Ray Rivera and Allen Reitmeier spent 6 man/hours on March 25th installing…

Moving with Knight Hands

Knights often demonstrate their willingness to help those in need; and this past Wednesday May 28th was a prime example as 12 dedicated Knights worked 52 man/hours to move the household goods of two needy ladies in Duncanville.  Myrna Lazarus and Kate Russell are moving to Washington and had neither the muscle nor the time…

Lending a helping hand

pproximately five years ago a young couple escaped the oppressive communist dictatorship in Cuba and was granted political asylum in the United States of America. With her father, Juan Carlos Rivera, already living in Dallas since 1994, Yulema Rivera and husband Lazaro Blanco decided to settle down near their family and make Dallas their new…

A Special “Thank You”

We received this special “thank you” letter from Jack and Teddie Anderson this past week recognizing the work we have done for them the past few years; and the words are so touching that they should be shared by all Knights.  Here is the letter: Dearest Brother Knights      This is a letter that…

Knight Hands Update

Since the last Newsletter of June 2013, Knight Hands completed 9 additional projects bringing the total number of projects since Knight Hands inception to 73.  We installed curtains rods and hung drapery.  We installed safety rails.  We replaced the siding on the chimney walls on a Duncanville resident.  We built a spinning wheel for the…

Knight Hands Update

During the fraternal just completed on June 30, 2013, Knight Hands completed 29 projects in the community helping take away a little of the stress from those being served.  All of the projects had a sponsoring Knights and while none of the projects were “major” or expensive, all those who were served expressed their appreciation…

Helping Hand in the Community

In the past 30 days, Knight Hands have completed 6 projects in our parish community.  While none of these projects were “earthshaking”;  they were important to the people who received a helping hand.  Allen Reitmeier, as Director of Knight Hands, was involved in all six projects and was assisted by Jessie Ann Nobles in picking-up…

Knight Hands on the Job

                David Dyabla joined Hector Lopez and Allen Reitmeier in completing the latest Knight Hand project at the home of David and Barbara Koegl this past Saturday morning October 27th, 2012. While the project only took 4 total man/hours, it was another hassle removed from the lives of…

Rectory Fence Expanded

On the morning of March 2, 2012, David Dybala, Ken Rarick, Jorge Barragan, Mike Rumsay, Marce Tebbe, Hector Lopez, Al Alonzo, Bob Lamb and Allen Reitmeier met at the back yard of the parish house and begin the job of moving the backyard fence about 16′ to make the back yard big enough to house…