Category: Community Activities


Drive Through Fish Frys Start Feb 19

Drive Through Fish Frys Start Feb 19 Brothers,Lent season is upon us beginning on Ash Wednesday Feb 16 and goes for six weeks through Easter Sunday. Part of the traditions at Holy Spirit are the Fish Fry dinners hosted by Knights of Columbus Council 8157. Starting Friday Feb 19, we kick off the first fish fry of the season, […]


Meals for Seniors at St. Joseph’s Residence

Meals for Seniors at St. Joseph’s Residence The seniors at St. Joseph’s Residence in Dallas enjoyed a hot lunch today thanks to the efforts of six knights from Council 8157. The cookout was organized by David Ybarra (who drove north 30 miles from Waxahachie, TX) and Dan Murphy (who drove south 1400 miles for the […]

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Meals for Cedar Hill Police

Meals for Cedar Hill Police Department In a show of support and appreciation for the risky, often dangerous job police officers perform on a daily basis to keep our communities safe and free from crime, our council prepared and delivered meals to the Cedar Hill Police Department. In order to serve all the members of […]


Showing Support for Duncanville Police

Showing Support for Duncanville Police This week the knights of Council 8157 demonstrated our support for the men and women who work at the Duncanville Police Department with a small token of appreciation, we served them lunch and dinner over two consecutive days. After making our offer known to Officer Doug Sisk, a Crime Prevention […]


Staying Healthy During COVID-19

Staying Healthy During COVID-19 Detailed Planning Guidance You can plan and make decisions now that will protect you and your family during a COVID-19 outbreak.  Stay informed and in touch Get up-to-date information about local COVID-19 activity from public health officials. Ask your neighbors what their plan includes. Create a list of local organizations you […]


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. […]