Category: Community Activities


Keeping the Tradition

It has long been a tradition that the Knight of Columbus of this Council cook a meal for the staff, residents and their family or visitors on Mothers’ Day.  With the current pandemic running its’ course, no outsider is allowed to enter the St, Joseph’s assisted living center.  They are quite pleased to say they […]


Knights Engaging 3.0

Knights Engaging 3.0 “Some of them said WOW,” was part of the text that Dudley Wilcoxson, EMS liaison at Methodist Charlton Hospital, sent to our Dan Murphy, director of community activities, following the third 8157 meal delivery to the hospital staff in as many weeks on Thursday, April 23. This time, the council prepared about […]

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Knights Engaging 2.0

Knights Engaging 2.0 One week after a group of Knights prepared and delivered a fish-fry lunch to the EMTs at Methodist Charlton Hospital, a similar group continued the council’s service to our community during the current pandemic by preparing and delivering approximately 300 breakfast tacos for the Charlton staff on the morning of April 9 […]

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Knights Engaging

Knights Engaging It was a proud day for your Knights of Columbus as they got together on Thursday morning April 2nd, 2020 to cook a catfish lunch for the EMT’s at Methodist Charlton Medical Center in Dallas.  David Ybarra, Dan Murphy, James Smith, Jack Ramsden, Jeff Miller and Allen Reitmeier cooked and delivered 40 lbs. […]


Lunch for our Veterans

Lunch for our Veterans Council 8157 showed our appreciation for our Veterans on Saturday November 9th, 2019 by cooking a lunch of hamburgers and hot dogs for the Vets at the VA Medical Center in Dallas. The event was attended by many of our council’s own vets and was headed by retired Naval Commander Dan […]

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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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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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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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Lenten Fish Frys Kickoff

Lenten Fish Frys Kickoff The 2019 Lenten Season kicked off last Friday, March 8th with another record showing of parishioners and knight volunteers. We’ll be repeating this performance for six consecutive Fridays with the final fish fry taking place on April 12. The 56″ flat screen TV will again be awarded at the end of […]


VA Medical Center Cookout 2018

VA Medical Center Cookout 2018 On a rare bright sunny morning this fall, sixteen knights gathered for the annual cookout at the VA Medical Center on Lancaster Road in a council show of support for our veterans. Since the center’s unit we normally use for our activity was occupied we were relocated to the east […]