When: Oct. 14-16, 2016
Starts: 7:30PM 10/14/2016
Ends: 11:30AM 10/16/2016
Where: Camp Tecaboca
In Mountain Home, Texas
1-1/2hr from San Antonio
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Bishop Tom Flanagan
Our Supreme Council recently announced changes to the SP-7 Columbian Award application. The new requirement talks specifically about the addition of Domestic Church programs. The Columbian Award Application must now include at least four programs specifically designated under the Building the Domestic Church initiative.
The following list includes the programs in the Domestic Church Initiative:
1. Journey to the Inn
2. Father's Day Affirmation of Wedding Vows
3. Consecration to the Holy Family
4. Family Fully Alive Devotional
5. Holy Family Celebrations (diocesan wide)
6. Food for Families
7. Keep Christ in Christmas
8. Spiritual Formation Groups (Into the Breech)
9. Fifth Sunday Rosary
10. Family Week Celebrations
We are asking that all councils discard old copies of the SP-7 to avoid confusion when completing the form. Supreme is updating the form, and it will be posted online in the near future.
Msgr. Anton J. Frank, Council 8771, in Houston is hosting its annual Columbus Day Golf Tournament – benefiting youth scholarships, our food pantry and other KofC designated charities, on Monday, October 10, 2016, at the Cypress Lakes Golf Club located at 18700 Cypresswood Dr., Cypress 77429.
All are welcome! Online registration will be available beginning August 29, 2016, by visiting http://www.8771events.com.
Registrations are available for single players, teams and hole sponsors. Please see flyer for more information.
Direct your questions to the Tournament Chairman: Robert Alcala (713) 854-4410.
Your Brother in Christ,
2nd Annual Knights of Columbus Golf Tournament.
Thursday October 13th 2016
Twin Rivers Golf Club, 1000 Bear Ridge Drive, Waco, TX. 76712
The St. Jerome Knights of Columbus Council 13005 in Waco is hosting their second annual golf tournament on October 13th 2016. The purpose is to raise money to help support our service projects, and local organizations which include:
Special Olympics Texas, Boy Scouts, Care-Net Waco, Knights of Columbus Wheelchair Foundation, as well as Knights of Columbus Scholarships and Seminarian support.
Sponsorship levels are available. Contacts
Jay Stidham PH#: (254) 652-7109 Email: Jaystidham@unitedsuppliers.com
Chris Clemens PH#: (626) 390-3683 Email: CEC5HD@MAIL.MISSOURI.EDU
Brother Knights are cordially invited to participate in the St. Bernadette Parish 8th annual Golf Outing on September 17, 2016 at The Battleground in Deer Park. This is an opportunity for fellowship and friendly competition. This is a scramble tournament, with prizes to the low scoring team as well as awards for longest drive (hole #8) and closest to the pin on all par 3’s. Plenty of raffle prizes are also available. This scramble format is fun for even the most casual of players. Participants will be served breakfast tacos in the morning and lunch following play.
Area Councils are encouraged to form 4 member team(s). Registration is also open for any individual players who are not part of a team. The fee is $110 per player, but entries received before September 1 receive a $10 discount. It is possible to register on line with the golf course. In addition, donations of hole sponsors and door prizes from any interested local businesses are appreciated.
For more information contact: Joe Palm, firstname.lastname@example.org, Council 10959 Golf Outing Chair, 312-590-9708 (cell); 281-316-8461 (home)/.
Thank you. God bless.
Dean Shearer, Grand Knight
St. Bernadette Council #10959
Saturday, September 17th, 2016 at 6:00 PM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
217 West San Patricio Ave.
The Knights of Columbus in the Diocese of Corpus Christi have a long history of supporting the
men and women in “Blue” employed in the public safety Mield and as Mirst responders.
All 911 Operators, FireMighters, EMS Personnel, Correctional OfMicers, and Police OfMicers along
with their families and friends are invited to join the Knights of Columbus of the Dioceses of
Corpus Christi as we gather for a celebration of faith and prayer to celebrate the Holy Mass, in
honor of St. Michael the Archangel Patron Saint of those dedicated men and women in “Blue”, and
remember those who have fallen.
AN APPRECIATION DINNER AND AWARD CEREMONY WILL FOLLOW IN THE PARISH HALL,
WHERE SEVERAL “PUBLIC SAFETY EMPLOYEES & FIRST RESPONDERS” WILL BE RECOGNIZED
FOR THEIR SERVICE TO THEIR PARISHES AND COMMUNITIES.
Hosted by Knights of Columbus Council 11663 & Assembly 1123
The St. Joseph’s Knights of Columbus Council 7202 will be hosting their 38th Annual Picnic Fundraiser on Sunday, August 7th at Geneva Hall in Elm Mott, Texas. Dinner will start at 1100am. We will have a live and silent auction, kids games and raffle prizes totaling over $5k.
Grand Knight – Council 7202
Watch the Opening Mass at the 134th Supreme Convention Aug. 2nd on EWTN at 8:30 Texas time! There will be numerous Cardinals, Bishops and clergy.
The El Paso Diocese has a First Degree every 2nd Tuesday of the Month at
Council 7563 - St Raphael. In the Knights of Columbus room.
Registration is at 7:00pm; degree actually starts at 7:30.
Next 1st Degree is August 9th, 2016.
Degree Team Member
REMINDER: The deadline for registering for the Annual Johnny Lopez Knights of Columbus State of Texas Open Golf Championship is fast approaching. The entry deadline is August 1, 2016. Late entries will only be accepted subject to availability.
The tournament will be held the weekend of August 26, 27, 28, 2016, at Squaw Valley Golf Courses, in Glen Rose, TX. The Friday Scramble Tournament starts at 1:00 pm. The Saturday and Sunday individual tournament play will be played with an 8:00 AM, shotgun start both mornings.
Registration for the Friday Scramble and the Saturday/Sunday Individual Tournament will be held at Squaw Valley Golf Club starting at 9:30am Friday morning and continuing until 5:30pm Friday evening. Late registration will be held at the golf course on Saturday morning 6:30 to 7:30am.
The following is a list of the local hotels at which we have rooms blocked.
Holiday Inn & Express 254-898-9900 – Block of 30 rooms
Comfort Inn & Suites 254-898-8900 – Block of 30 rooms
La Quinta Inn & Suites 254-898-0680 – Block of 30 rooms
The entry fee for the scramble is $70.00 per golfer and the entry fee for the individual two-day tournament is $130.00per golfer, and if you sign up to play all three days your entry fee will be $165.00. Your entry fee must accompany the registration form.
Please make checks payable to:
Knights of Columbus Council 15320
The entry fee and your payment should be mailed to:
Knights of Columbus Council 15320
State Golf Tournament
P.O. Box 1675
Glen Rose, Texas 76043
Please pass along the word!
GK David Hatcher, Council 15320
2016 Golf Tournament Chairman
Bishop Flanagan’s 30th Annual Men’s Retreat! Oct. 14-16, 2016
Our Supreme Council recently announced changes to the SP-7 Columbian Award application.
Msgr. Anton J. Frank, Council 8771, in Houston is hosting its annual Columbus Day Golf Tournament
2nd Annual Knights of Columbus Golf Tournament, St. Jerome Waco
Council 10959 Golf Outing September 17
2016 Diocese of Corpus Christi Annual Blue Mass
Council 7072 38th Annual Picnic
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