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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.

Family of the Month Archives

Each month a family is selected to receive the Family of the Month award because of the contribution the family made to the welfare of the Council or the Parish community in general. Consideration is given to all family members when selecting the Family of the Month. Good works come in many forms and all will be considered when making this selection. Nominations for Family of the Month are accepted, discussed and voted upon during the regular Officers and Directors meeting held the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Any Knight can attend this meeting and nominate a Knight and his family for this award. All Knights in good standing are eligible to receive this award. The Family Activity Director administers this award from nomination through awarding of the certificate.

 


Family of the Month – January 2012

Frances and Jeff Miller are the council’s Family of the Month for January. Simply put, Frances is the reason that Jeff is a Catholic. She grew up in Jacksonville, Fla., in an active Catholic home, one of seven siblings. Jeff grew up in a family with little religious emphasis. When they met at Auburn University…

Family of the Month – December 2011

It didn’t take Jack Whitacre long to get into the KC swing of things. He joined the council only a few months ago, and he and wife Kay (8157’s Family of the Month for December) have been front and center at a number of council functions. They were among the helpers at the annual cookout…

Family of the Month – November 2011

For the lack of a bowling alley, Pat May found a partner for life. Pat and wife Betty are 8157’s Family of the Month for November. The Duncanville residents have been parishioners since 1997, when they transferred from St. Elizabeth. All four of their grown children – Mary, Teresa, Timothy and Susan – attended St….

Family of the Month – October 2011

Al and Sally Alonzo, among the founding families of the parish back in 1974, are our Family of the Month for October. Al joined the council a few months ago along with the couple’s younger son, Allen. Al has become a regular at pancake break-fasts, cookouts and recently joined the Awareness Committee in launching the…

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…

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….

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…


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