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29
Sep
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Knight of the Year List

Council 8157 Knight of the Year List Fraternal Year Knight of the Year 2019-2020 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 Ed O’Brien 2005-2006 Ross […]

16
Apr
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Annual Storage Shed Cleanout

Annual Storage Shed Cleanout This week the Knights took time out between events to do a little housekeeping duty in the Holy Spirit Church storage sheds. First on Monday morning, James Smith and Jack Ramsden did quite a bit of work on their own and then on Thursday a few more knights joined in to […]

14
Apr
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Prayer Requests – April 2021 (2)

Prayers for Tony Jackson, Jr. April 14, 2021 Last night we learned that Tony Jackson, Jr. the son in law to BK John Rizo and Maryann, husband of their daughter Carol, was to admitted to the hospital for emergency heart surgery. He endured the eight hour long surgery and this morning he is starting the […]

13
Apr
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Spring Baseball Season In Full Swing

Spring Baseball Season In Full Swing Brothers, The 2021 Spring Cedar Hill Baseball season started on Saturday, March 27 and is now in full swing. Although we expect the number of games this year to be lower than two years ago, for obvious reasons, nonetheless we should do well enough. Keep in mind that operation […]

07
Apr

Family of the Month – April 2021

Family of the Month – April 2021 Efrain and Lisa Ochoa Customers for our first-time drive-through Lenten fish fry dinners were probably unaware that the Ochoas double-teamed many of those Fridays. Efrain was “out back” in the preparation area, helping with the cooking of hush puppies and french fries while also getting his gloved hands […]

06
Apr
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April 2021 General Meeting Transcript

April 2021 General Meeting Transcript Brothers, Thank you for attending our council’s general membership meeting tonight. If you did not have a chance to join us please follow the link below for the meeting transcript and recording. Thank you, Jorge Ruiz, Grand KnightKnights of Columbus Council 8157

30
Mar

BK Tim Burns, Eagle Scout

BK Tim Burns, Eagle Scout Ben Burns recalled from his childhood how difficult it is to become an Eagle Scout. He wanted to do so when growing up in Mineral Wells. Then his family moved to Irving, the troop there was much more into camping and just having fun than service and achievement, and he […]

30
Mar
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Knight of the Month – March 2021

David Scholl Knight of the Month – March 2021 April 1 marked 33 years since David took his major degrees in northern California four months after joining the council at Holy Spirit parish in Fairfield, California (located on North Texas Street, if the name of the parish wasn’t enough of a coincidence). David’s inspiration was […]

29
Mar
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Family of the Month – March 2021

Mario and Becky Tiambeng Family of the Month – March 2021 The Tiambengs, natives of The Philippines, arrived in Duncanville with their three children in 1978 from – where else? – Chicago. Mario was pursuing an English degree at DePaul University and Becky was attending Loyola University (yes, the same Loyola of Chicago that has […]