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07
Jun
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Knight of the Year List

Council 8157 Knight of the Year List Fraternal Year Knight of the Year 2020-2021 TBA 2019-2020 James Smith 2018-2019 Jack Ramsden 2017-2018 Art Senato 2016-2017 Jorge Ruiz 2015-2016 Jeff Miller 2014-2015 Jim Richardson 2013-2014 Tom Greco 2012-2013 Andy Goza 2011-2012 Frank Salazar 2010-2011 Mike Fitzgerald 2009-2010 Allen Reitmeier 2008-2009 David Briggs 2007-2008 Tim Weinrich 2006-2007 […]

09
Jun
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District 109 Exemplification

District 109 Exemplification District 109 held its first ever Exemplification ceremony not only since the pandemic was declared, but one that was held district-wide for the first time ever. Our District includes four councils, they are: Holy Spirit Council 8157, Holy Cross Council 7017, St Francis of Assisi Council 12484 and St Elizabeth of Hungary […]

05
Jun
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Family of the Month – June 2021

Family of the Month – June 2021: Frances & Jeff Miller Frances & Jeff Miller have been Holy Spirit parishioners since 1988. They are very active members of the parish, as lectors and as outreach ministry volunteers. They met at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama in the mid-1970’s and were married by April 1978. Together […]

04
Jun
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Sanctuary Preparation

Sanctuary Preparation The remodeling of the church’s main building has begun and the Knights are there to help with the preparations, before the contractors come in. The carpeted floors will be replaced with a polished concrete smooth marble-like finish. It’s gonna look beautiful. But before any of this work could start, the Knights have been […]

04
Jun
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June 2021 General Meeting Transcript & Minutes

June 2021 General Meeting Transcript & Minutes Brothers, Thank you for attending the June general membership meeting. We had another great turnout, with about 28 in attendance in person and 2 attended virtually. The Duncanville Fieldhouse did an outstanding job in setting up our large room, providing connectivity and catering a light meal that consisted […]

03
Jun
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A Picnic at Church

A Picnic at Church The word “picnic” might have been the least used word in the vocabulary of most americans during the past eighteen months, but it sure sounded good to hear it used again on Pentecost Sunday, May 23rd. Despite the cloudy skies and a bit of drizzle raining down on us on and […]

29
May

Divine Mercy, Repentance and the Problem of Sin

Jesus defeated the powers of evil and sin not by killing people but by dying for them. The objects of God’s triumph are spiritual entities and the weapons He used are spiritual; not physically lethal.              “Put on the armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.  For our […]

27
May
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Prayer Requests – MAY 2021 (4)

ETERNAL REST PAULINE ANN DYBALA, 1921-2021 May 27, 2021 Brothers, on behalf of our council we wish to respectfully extend our condolences to our brother Knight David Dybala and his family, on the passing of his mother Pauline Ann Dybala. Mrs. Dybala would have turned 100 this December. Funeral mass will take place on Wednesday, […]

24
May

Moving is on

There was no shortage of energy or willingness or Knights on the morning of May 19, 2021 as 15 Knights assembled to begin the process of moving furniture from the church building into the Community Center.  This work was necessary in preparation of the renovation of all the floors in the church building – including […]

11
May
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Family of the Month – May 2021

Russell and Tricia Gully The Gullys have been constants at Holy Spirit since 1986. Of the many roles they’ve performed over the years, they’ve added another during the parish’s return to in-person Mass attendance since last August by being involved in the hospitality ministry that has helped safely admit and seat congregants. When family activities […]