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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.

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Patriotism

Members of the Knights of Columbus are proud
of our devotion to God and country,
and believe in standing up for both.

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Family of the Month – June 2019

Dan and Pat Murphy The Murphys have been active parishioners for years. If you dropped by Holy Spirit’s recent Vacation Bible School, you saw Dan helping out. If you take in a weekday Mass, you’ll likely see Pat among those who deliver Holy Communion to the sick and homebound. On Sunday mornings, the two of…

Spring Baseball Wraps Up

The spring little league baseball season wrapped up this past weekend (Sunday June 23rd, 2019) culminating with the final games of the annual World Series.  For sure there were lots of heroes during the regular season; and the Council is grateful for those efforts.  As you know, the concessions committee lost one of their most…

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Knight of the Month – June 2019

Jim Russell Jim has just about reached the figurative halftime of a challenging KC assignment – serving as a council officer and as the ultimate assembly officer. He’s one fraternal year into being the Faithful Navigator for Assembly 2799 and finishing up one year as Council 8157’s recording secretary. He’s turning in the latter given…

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Family of the Month – May 2019

Dan and Betsey Schneider You’ll recall Dan experienced a horrific accident at our April 5 Lenten fish fry during which he fainted, having donated blood earlier that Friday, and fell into multiple pots of 350-degree frying oil out behind Holy Spirit’s community center. Dan suffered second- and third-degree burns and spent weeks recovering at Parkland…

Knight Hands #319

Every time Knight Hands takes on a large project, I am amazed how quickly and efficiently the Knight Hands get the work done. And so it was with the project completed on June 14th at the home of Herene Franco located at 591 5th St. in Lancaster. For those of you who are wondering why…

Knight Hands

Knight hands undertook a huge project when we decided to replace the siding on the home of Jesse Ann Nobles located in Cedar Hill. Initially it was the siding on only one gable end of the home that we thought needed to be replaced; but upon further inspection we decided that both gable ends had…

Little League World Series June 19-23

It’s World Series Time – All Hands on Deck Brothers, Next week the Cedar Hill Baseball Association season culminates with the League’s World Series starting Wednesday, June 19th and going through Sunday June 23rd. This is The Big Event of the year for our council as we operate and must staff the concessions stands for the duration…

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Meeting Minutes 2019-06-04

MINUTES OF GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGKOFC COUNCIL 8157 June 4, 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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EMT First Responders Appreciation Day

EMT First Responders Appreciation Day During EMT Appreciation week on Thursday May 23rd, 2019 the Knights of council 8157 showed our appreciation for EMT and First Responders by assisting them with the cooking gear, tables and chairs needed for their annual luncheon and bringing them over to the campus of Methodist Charlton Medical Center. There…

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Solomon – June 2019

Solomon The Lord was pleased with his prayer for wisdom ! In I Kings chapter 3:5-14, the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream at night. God said: “Ask something of me and I will give it to you.” Solomon answered: “You have shown great favor to your servant, my father David, because he behaved…