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Family of the Month – July 2019

Russell and Patricia Gully Russell joined the Knights and our council in March 1987, a few months after the newlyweds moved to DeSoto. They met in Austin, where Russell was attending the University of Texas. Russell served as our Grand Knight 1994-96 and since then has for many years been 8157’s Advocate – and even…

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Meeting Minutes 2019-07-02

MINUTES OF GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGKOFC COUNCIL 8157 July 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 Chaplain: Fr. Lee: EX Grand…

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Rummage Sale Setup

Rummage Sale Setup So that we can all remember how to assemble those tricky clothes racks for the Rummage Sale in the HSC Gymnasium, here’s a collection of photos from July 2018.

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Council Receives Award

Council Receives Award At the Dallas Diocese Chapter Year End Banquet and Awards Dinner which took place at Council 799 KayCee Hall this past Thursday June 27th, 2019, Council 8157 was recognized with the “25 Year Saint John Paul II” State Charity Award for its charitable contributions to the Texas State Council 25 years in…

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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…

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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…

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…