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Meeting Minutes 2019-5-7

MINUTES OF GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGKOFC COUNCIL 8157 May 7, 2019 The meeting called to order at: 7:30 PM by Grand Knight Tom Greco. The Grand Knight opened the meeting with an “Our Father” and the Pledge of Allegiance.  Roll Call of Officers: P = present, EX= excused, A = absent Grand Knight: Tom Greco: P…

Property Improvement Program

Starting in March 2017, this Council has participated in the P.I.P program sponsored by the Vitality Commission of the City of Duncanville and coordinated by the First United Methodist Church of Duncanville.  Each spring and fall residents of Duncanville are offered the opportunity to submit an application to the City of Duncanville for assistance to…

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St Joseph’s Residence Cookout 2019

St Joseph’s Residence Cookout 2019 The Knights from Council 8157 once again performed our spring cookout at St. Joseph’s Residence in the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas, adjacent to the Catholic Retreat Center. Despite a last minute date change from Saturday May 11th to Sunday May 5th (Cinco de Mayo), the turnout of both residents…

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May 2019 KC Health Flyer

May KC Health Flyer May is National Stroke Awareness Month In this month alone some 65,000 Americans will experience a stroke according to the National Stroke Association. The national Institutes of Health report strokes are the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S. You are likely aware of many of the risk factors of…

John 14:6

John 14:6 Brother Knights !   Council # 8157 has decided to reinstate our lecture series previously given by our esteemed Faithful Navigator SK Jim Russell.  The series was temporarily halted in order to shorten the length of our monthly meetings.  We are now  about to restart these lectures via email on a monthly basis…

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St Joseph’s Cookout Moved Up to May 5th

St Joseph’s Cookout Moved Up to Sunday, May 5th The St Joseph’s Residence Cookout has been rescheduled and moved up by a week to Sunday, April 5th, 2019. We’ll be meeting at 10 AM at Holy Spirit church parking lot and caravan to St Joseph’s. We should be back by 1 PM. Please let Dan…

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Family of the Month – April 2019

Mike and Susan Fitzgerald Mike moved to Dallas from his native Minnesota, attending St. Thomas Aquinas in 1980 when a co-worker invited him out on a double blind date. The ladies were Susan and one of her former classmates at Mesquite High. The evening led to a phone, a courtship and their wedding that November….

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A Life Well Lived

A Life Well Lived Father Eugene Okoli’s wonderful eulogy during the April 5 funeral Mass for our brother, SK Andy Goza, noted that some people wondered if Andy had a twin brother given that he often seemed to be in two places at once when it came to activities involving the Knights of Columbus, Holy…

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Knight of the Month – April 2019

Eric Conner Eric is second-generation Knight. He recalls the excitement of he and his brother staying in a hotel in Wichita Falls on the weekend that their father, Nathaniel Rex Conner, was inducted into the Fourth Degree; his father was also a Deacon. Eric graduated from high school in Austin, earned a double-major degree in…

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Meeting Minutes 2019-4-2

MINUTES OF GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGKOFC COUNCIL 8157 April 2, 2019 The meeting called to order at: 7:30 PM by Grand Knight Tom Greco. The Grand Knight opened the meeting with an “Our Father” and the Pledge of Allegiance.  Roll Call of Officers: P = present, EX= excused, A = absent Grand Knight: Tom Greco: P…

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For Andy

For Andy Before you cry about me, just try to understand, That I am resting safely in the greatness of God’s hand. I know there’s a special place for me and those I’ve come to love, like the spirit on our faithful emblem it hovers high above. I’ll be working hard for you just like…

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Serious Accident At Fish Fry

Serious Accident At Fish Fry A serious accident occurred at our fish fry this past Friday, April 5th. As the fish frying got underway Brother knight Dan Schneider fainted and collapsed onto two gas stoves with pots full of hot oil, spilling all 5 pots of 350 degree oil on the ground. Dan landed face…

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Beware Poisonous Plants

Beware Poisonous Plants Although the weatherman seems to have pulled an April Fool joke on us this week, it really is spring. And, as we know, in spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of fishing. I’ve been a fisherman since I could hold a cane pole and catch bream in Arkansas. When…

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Sir Knight Andy Goza

Rare video of Sir Knight Andy Goza during fish fry raffle in 2016 In memory of Sir Knight Andy Goza, here’s a rare video of Andy conducting the raffle after the last fish fry in April 2016. Rest In Peace, Sir Knight.


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