State Council News
The Knights of Columbus Council 9997 of the St. Thomas More Parish, Austin, Texas want to thank the whole parish for its enthusiastic participation in our Lenten Fish Fry dinners enabling us to raise $4,500 for eight scholarship awards to deserving young men and young women of our Parish.
Our first ever Major Degree turned out to be a major success. A total of 8 councils and 36 Knights participated in the 2nd and 3rd Degree Exemplification ceremony in which they are officially “Knighted”.
Council 10463 Our Lady of the Lake at Lago Vista, Texas awarded Larry Amidei the Shining Armor Pin by SK Roger Conway, Membership Director, at our May 8th regular business meeting for completing all of the Shining Armor requirements.
Vatican City, May 6, 2013 / 05:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has appointed Spanish-speaking Bishop Mark J. Seitz to lead the El Paso diocese in western Texas, placing him just across the border from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
The Knights of Columbus Council 9997 of St. Thomas More Parish responded to the call to provide Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks and Beverage for about 40 attendants at the Diaconate Training Session organized by the Diocese of Austin at the Parish Activity Center on Saturday, May 4, 2013.
Council 7736 awards scholorships to graduating seniors of St.Jude in Mansfield
On Sunday, April 14, 2013 during the 9:00am Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Carrizo Springs, Carlos Rene & Raquel G. Ramirez and the entire Ramirez Tribe were honor with this distinguished recognition! Pastor Fr Jerzy and Laredo Diocesan Deputy Ed Koraleski and his wife Mary made the official presentation.
On April 9, 2013 the first meeting of the Squires of Sacred Heart was held. This new Circle of Squires is sponsored by KC council #3229 Our Lady of Fatima in Crosby, Texas and in attendance of this founding circle was Grand Knight Sir Bret Baker, Youth Leader Sir Andre Fisihesser, and Sir Glenn (Skip) Kainer.
With the historic election of Pope Francis, the Knights of Columbus has a unique opportunity to express our solidarity with the Holy Father by expanding our charitable outreach and growing in membership.
Weatherford Council 7264 supports local and national charity organizations.