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Sir Knight Andy Goza

Rare video of Sir Knight Andy Goza during fish fry raffle in 2016 In memory of Sir Knight Andy Goza, here’s a rare video of Andy conducting the raffle after the last fish fry in April 2016. Rest In Peace, Sir Knight.

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Prayers for the Goza Family

Prayers for the Goza Family It is with a heavy heart that we inform you of the sudden passing of our brother knight SK Andy Goza. Andy passed away this morning peacefully while sleeping at home. Andy was one of the most influential knights in our council, in our community and in the Dallas Diocese Chapter. His leadership,…

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DDC Meeting to be hosted by Council 8157

DDC Meeting to be hosted by Council 8157 The next KofC Dallas Diocese Chapter organizational meeting will be hosted by Council 8157 at the Holy Spirit dining room for the first time ever. Mark your calendars for the upcoming meeting on Thursday, March 28, 2019. This meeting is usually attended by knights from all the…

Knight Hands Getting After It

Knight Hands Getting After It On the morning of March 18, 2019 at 8am, David Dybala, Mike Fitzgerald, Dan Murphy, Ray Rivera, Efrain Ochoa, Art Rodriguez, Jim Russell, Ken Rarick, Larry Balagna, Jack Ramsden, and I (Allen Reitmeier) gathered at the home of Norma Ortiz to begin the job of painting the exterior of her…

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Family of the Month – March 2019

Gerald and Toni Jacob The Jacobs have lived in DeSoto for 14 years and are enjoying semi-retirement. Gerald, who retired from the U.S. Navy in 2007 following 22 years, splits his time between Ubering and working some for Penske trucking. Toni runs a CPR business five minutes from their home. They will celebrate their 15th…

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Knight of the Month – March 2019

Jorge Ruiz You might not know that Jorge often wore a cycling helmet years ago. He was a serious rider, traversing hundreds of miles on weekends. These days, we know him as a brother Knight who gladly wears many hats – Chancellor, director of our awareness committee, overseeing the council’s safe environment program and disaster…

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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…

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Meeting Minutes 2019-3-5

MINUTES OF GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGKOFC COUNCIL 8157 March 5, 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…

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March KofC Health Flyer

 The need for sleep to be healthy March is the month that we spring forward to daylight saving time. I don’t know why anyone would spring for that. If I had a vote, I’d vote to keep standard time all year. I know I’ll have jet lag from the change next week. So I decided…

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26th Annual Bishop’s Pro-Life Dinner Raffle

26th Annual Bishop’s Pro-Life Dinner Raffle Bishop Edward J. Burns invites you to the 26th annual Bishop’s Pro-Life Dinner on April 13th at the Renaissance Dallas Addison Hotel. This spectacular event benefiting the Catholic Pro-Life Committee will feature contemporary Christian band and pro-life advocate, Tenth Avenue North. The evening will include a raffle, wine and…

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Council Recruitment Open House RESCHEDULED

Council Membership Recruitment Open House RESCHEDULED Due to scheduling conflicts with other church activities on the same weekend, we will postpone the Open House until some time in May. Council 8157 will be hosting its first ever OPEN HOUSE for membership recruitment on March 23 and 24, 2019. We plan on setting up in the afternoon…

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Family of the Month – February 2019

Doug and Diana Maddox At our February general membership meeting, Doug joined our officers group when he was voted in as the new warden. Doug and his family moved to Cedar Hill last July from Florida when he became an assistant director of the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery just up the road from Duncanville on…

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Knight of the Month – February 2019

Greg Warr Greg admits that he enjoys working with “spread sheets and numbers.” So it wasn’t a stretch when Allen Reitmeier approached him years ago to handle the financials of our baseball concessions operations. And Greg continues to handle those duties now for both baseball and football with our concessions committee. Greg is in his…

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Meeting Minutes 2019-2-5

MINUTES OF GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGKOFC COUNCIL 8157 February 5, 2019 The meeting was preceded by a 30-minute presentation on CERT, an emergency response organization currently serving Duncanville, Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Midlothian, Lancaster and Maypearl. The meeting called to order at: 8:05 PM by Grand Knight Tom Greco. The Grand Knight opened the meeting with an…

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10 Surprising Health Benefits of Love

Since this is the month of Valentine’s Day, I reviewed some literature on love and health. I believed intuitively that there is a link between love and health, but I think this article pretty well sums it up. 10 Surprising Health Benefits of Love: By Sherry Rauh FROM THE WEBMD ARCHIVES “I need somebody to love,”…


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