<>

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

IMG_4625

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

 

Surge…With Service – K of C Manualservice-organizational-chart

 

 

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

In Memory of Ronald Peter Suriano

Ronald Peter Suriano October 12, 1936 – February 1, 2016   It is with  great sense of sadness that we announce the passing of our Brother and Sir Knight Ronald Peter Suriano in Port St. Lucie, Florida on Feb. 1, 2016. SK Suriano, 79, was a former Grand Knight of Council 8157 (1999-2001) and had lived…

Basketball Free Throw Competition

Knights of Columbus council 8157 sponsored a Free Throw Championship for boys and girls between the ages of 9 and 14 at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church in Dallas on Wednesday evening, January 27, 2016. The championship is set up to have the contestants compete within their own gender and age group. All competition starts at…

Appreciation Dinner 2016

he annual celebration of the good works performed by the Knights of Columbus Council 8157 throughout the past year was held on Saturday, January 23, 2016. This is the Council’s way of showing gratitude and appreciation to all the Knights and their spouses who keep contributing their valuable time and efforts to our community. An Italian dinner was served consisting…

Knight of the Month – January 2016

Jim Stavinoha The council went looking for a new director of church activities late last year after Pat May earned a respite from the duties after many years. We couldn’t have picked a better successor than Jim. He has embraced the position with enthusiasm and energy. Jim hit the ground running in September with the…

Family of the Month – January 2016

Charles and Marina Turner Charles joined our council last August and wasted little time becoming involved in KC activities along with Marina. They pitched in at the Cedar Hill baseball concession stand during fall ball. Charles was one of the council’s non-Fourth Degree members who gladly volunteered to help during Assembly 2799’s annual clergy appreciation…

Survey of Fraternal Activity for 2015

he Knights of Columbus donates millions of dollars to charitable and benevolent causes and millions of hours of volunteer community service to aid the less fortunate. To help prepare our Fraternal Survey for Supreme please complete the information requested below and return it at our next meeting or via email. This information will assist us…