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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.

 

INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC

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T he heart and soul of the Knights of Columbus is in the service activities. Here is where the work of the order actually happens. Often we talk about how much good work that Knights do for the needy and it is here in the service activities that it actually happens. These Directors give of themselves unselfishly their time and energy to assure their assigned area is successful. How many behind the scenes hours spent we will never know.

The next time you go to a regular business meeting, listen between the lines and know and appreciate how much effort these Directors put forth to make the council successful.

 

Here’s some of what the Duncanville Knights DO:

  • Free Throw Contests
  • Award Scholarships to youth members of parish
  • Catechists’ Appreciation Dinner
  • Two major Blood Drives, Summer & Winter
  • Lenten Fish Fry Fridays
  • Pancake Breakfast
  • Donate to Bishop’s Pro Life Dinner
  • Sponsor some Youth Group fundraisers including Spaghetti Dinner
  • Donate to State Charities
  • St. Joseph Assisted Living Residence Cookouts, twice per year
  • Emergency Medical Technician Appreciation Lunch
  • Set up and cooked for the 40th Anniversary Picnic
  • Vacation Bible School Dinner
  • Operate the Concession Stands for Cedar Hill Little League Baseball in the Spring and Fall seasons
  • 40 Days for Life
  • Fall Festival, construction, cooking and tear down
  • Hike for Life Cookout
  • Veterans Cookout at VA Medical Center Dallas
  • Annual Cancer Survivors cookout at Methodist Dallas Medical Center
  • Knight Hands completed over 100 projects
  • Seminarian Cookout
  • Seminarian Sponsorship
  • Donate to Parish Ministries
  • Set up and tear down chairs for Easter
  • St Elizabeth of Hungary School Carnival
  • Donated money to Rosaries for Angola

 

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VIDEO: Founding to Future

Founding To Future

The Order’s history and how today’s Knights meet the challenges facing society and the Church.
Running Time: 17:29 mins.


 

Recent Articles

Knight Hands and the City

On May 3rd of 2017, The Knights of Columbus, through the Knight Hands program, collaborated with the City of Duncanville and participated in P.I.P Days (Property Improvement Program).  Betty Dunn, a member of the First United Methodist Church in Duncanville first introduced  Knight Hands to  P.I.P and encouraged Knight Hands to repair a home designated…

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The 113th State Convention in Dallas April 28-30

All Knights are invited to attend the 113th Texas State Convention All Knights and their families are invited to join us for Texas’ 113th State Convention to be held on April 28-30, 2017 in Dallas at the Hilton Anatole Hotel. Registration starts this Friday morning. Please see the schedule below, there are lots of activities…

Our Council Will Host Major Degree April 1

The Knights of Council 8157 invite you to attend our Major Degree Ceremony for 2nd & 3rd Degrees Saturday, April 1st, 2017 @ 8:00 AM Morning refreshments & Lunch will be served to all new 2nd & 3rd Degree Members. RSVP by Thursday, March 30, 2017 Tom Greco (972) 298-6168, Jim Richardson (214) 952-1257 Attention: Councils with candidates…

Free-throw contest – January 2017

The council’s annual free-throw contest was held in the gym at St. Elizabeth School in Oak Cliff on Tuesday evening, Jan. 10, with nine boys participating. Since the council event doubled as the District 109 competition, the five age-group winners all advanced directly to the state contest. That will be held at nearby Bishop Dunne…

Breakfast with St. Nicholas

The annual Christmas celebration for which the Knights provide the culinary manpower for the parish’s Children’s Faith Formation held on Sunday morning, Dec. 11, was another example of how math works for Council 8157. The call went out for “about 10” volunteers to work the event, with two hours of preparation preceding the serving hours…

Our 2016 cookout at Dallas’ VA hospital

The council contingent that provided lunch on Saturday, Nov. 12 at the VA hospital on South Lancaster Road included a half-dozen of our own  veterans (our “host,” community activities director Dan Murphy; our annual “sponsor” of this event, Bill Dover; Jim Stavinoha; La’Don Wright; Arthur Rodriguez; Tom Greco) plus some 8157 families (James Smith, daughter…