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November 13, 2019

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In this Issue
In This Issue:
Business Meeting Recap
Volunteers Needed
November - February Calendar
Wreaths for Veterans
Knights in the News
In Our Prayers

Business Meeting Recap
Thanks to all who attended our Business Meeting last Thursday. We accomplished something that we haven't done in a while. We finished the meeting in under 50 minutes! We actually spent more time enjoying dinner before the meeting and hanging out after. This should be the norm going forward!

To recap the highlights :
  • We have a busy but fun schedule coming up.
  • The Resolution of Condolence for Fr. Poon was officially voted on and added to our records.
  • The Gift for Babies Drive collected $5447 worth of gifts.
  • Crab Feed Tickets are now on sale!
  • Judges are needed for the essay writing contest.
  • Incoming DD/FN Mike Krausnick was in attendance
  • DD and birthday celebrant addressed the Council.

Meeting minutes are now posted on our website.

Volunteers Needed
Pancake Breakfast
What:  Free Pancake Breakfast

When:  Sunday, November 17th, 7:30am - 11:30am

Where:  St. Michael Large Hall

Time for pancakes again!

We will be asking for donations to support Veterans events and scholarships.

Brother Jim G. will not be available for this event. We need a Lead Chef and more volunteers for this breakfast. Please click below to sign up.
Essay Contest Judges
It's time to judge the entries submitted by the 4th to 8th graders from St. Michael School for our Essay Contest! Last year there were 2 students who won 1st Place at the State Level. Help pick more winners this year!

Please contact our Family Director Mike Taranowski at to help judge.

Nov-Feb Calendar
Click the link below to view the updated November to February calendar.
Wreaths for Veterans
Rebekah Libby, daughter of brother Nick Libby, and her scout troop, American Heritage Girls, will participate in Wreaths Across America in December.

Wreaths Across America is a national ceremony where people across the U.S. participate by placing Christmas wreaths on the graves of veterans simultaneously throughout America.
On December 14, Rebekah and her troop will go to a cemetery to honor the fallen veterans there with Christmas wreaths purchased by sponsors.

If you would like to honor a fallen family member, friend, or unknown veteran with a wreath, click the link below. On the ensuing page, click on "Sponsor Wreaths".

NOTE: The last day to order is on Monday, November 18th!
Knights in the News
In our prayers
Please pray for Lady Sandy Gagliardi as she recovers from back surgery.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Rey Mirano, father of brother knight Charlie Mirano from Antioch.

Please pray for the repose of the soul Juan Carlos Ayeng.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Lady Rosemarie Adams, wife of brother knight Ray Adams.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Jeri Lambert , mother-in-law of brother knight John Kupski .

Please pray for Deacon Bill Archer - hospitalized, broken hip.

Please pray for brother Aaron Wiley - parkinsons/broken rib

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Fr. Poon.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Patrick Allen, son of brother knight Joe Allen.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Maria Bettina "Tina" Santiago, sister of brother knight Manny DeRivera.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Maria Ibarria and for the Ibarria family.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Enrique Borgen, brother of Fr. Alfonso.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Helen Lim, mother-in-law of Mike Taranowski and mother of Lady Nora.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Ernesto Avalos Perez, brother-in-law of Knight Milton Camero and brother of Lady Sofia.

Pray for the repose of the soul of Arielle Mara Arnold, sister of the late Past Chief Squire Elliott Arnold. Also pray for their parents Jim and Resa Elliott.

Pray for the repose of the soul of Judith Aufderheide, mother of Worthy Lecturer and Faith Director, Morry Aufderheide.

Pray for the repose of the soul of Refugio Telles, mother of Lady Cynthia Garay.

Pray for the repose of the soul of Cheryl Ruth.

Pray for the repose of the soul of Capt. John Mickey, USN.

Please pray for Dee Gutierrez Penza, sister of brother John Gutierrez, who suffers from advanced metastatic cancer.

Pray for Jan Robinson, sister of brother John Robinson, who is suffering from breast cancer.

Pray for Jeanne Sylvester, mother in law of brother John Robinson. Surgery.

Brother Ruben Velazquez who is recovering from surgery for his medical condition.

Brother Abe Quinones - getting treatment for pre-cancerous virus that was caught early. Thank you for your earlier prayers.

Philip Chukwu, Brother of Columba Chukwu - Who has received cell treatment and is now on chemotherapy with good prognosis. Keep the prayers coming.

Cristopher Carrano's mother, Elizabeth, is still on dialysis and in need of a kidney transplant. Please pray for the location of a viable and willing donor and for her recovery.

PGK Ed Rocca - Dialysis

PGK Vaugh Brugman - cancer

Joseph Figueiredo

Edmundo Alise and wife - cancer

Our Seminarians - Nathaniel Mayne, Juan Carlos Ponce, Candelario Jimenez, Aidan Cameron-Smith, Paul Park

Christians persecuted in the Middle East

Protection of the unborn and an end to abortion

Brother Ron Hauck

Janine Robles - Kidney issues, losing vision, recovering from surgery

Daphne Pascual - Cancer

Brother Rich Stewart - Health issues related to seizure

Lindy and Dick Epp - Medical care

Brother Knight Dave and Lady Natascha Parks as they recover from the fire that damaged half their house over a year and a half ago.

For the soul of Marian Perry Tully, mother of Brother Knight Don Perry.

Brother Knight Paul Phelps - Parkinsons.

Al Medina, brother-in-law of Brother Knight Ernie Ponce - surgery

Fr. Larry, uncle of Brother Knight Mike and Lady Rhoda Pereira - Parkinson's

Randy, brother of Lady Rhoda Pereira - addiction

The 'Word' from our Sponsor

“The Lord gives strength to His people; the Lord blesses His people with peace."
Psalm 29:11
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