Livermore Knightly News
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October 1, 2019

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In this Issue
In This Issue:

September Numbers
Membership News
Upcoming Events
Brothers Helping Brothers
Knights in the News
In Our Prayers

September Numbers
It was a busy month!
A quick recap of the month of September by the numbers:

  • 5 New Members

  • 7 Events

  • 500 Prayer in the Pews pamphlets distributed at St. Michael

  • $5,500 in donations handed out

  • $31,414 collected from the Wheelchair Drive

Thanks to everyone who participated and contributed to our successful events in September! On to October!

Upcoming Events
Spanish Language Second and Third Degree

What : Spanish Language 2nd & 3rd Degree
When : Saturday, October 5, 2019
2nd Degree Registration @ 9am
3rd Degree Registration @ 11:30am
Where: St. Charles Borromeo Hall

Candidates needed for these exemplifications!

October Business Meeting

What:  Business Meeting
When:  October 3, 2019
Dinner will start at 6:30pm
Meeting will start at 7:30pm
Where:  St. Michael Large Hall

We will be handing out more donation checks to the charities that were selected this year.

Our brothers from the St. Mary of the Immaculate Council in Walnut Creek will also visit and have a short presentation on a fundraising project that they are doing.

This meeting will be open to wives. It will be our chance to show them all the good works we have lined up for the coming month.

Filipino food will be served.

Knight Out With Fr. Carl
Our Worthy Chaplain and Pastor, Fr. Carl, is inviting us to a barbecue!

What:  Knight Out with Fr. Carl
When:  Monday, October 7th, 2019 at 7:45pm  (after the 7pm rosary in the Courtyard )
Why: To gather in brotherhood, to socialize and have a good time

Please RSVP to  by Thursday, October 3 rd , 2019. 
CPR & AED Training

What : CPR & AED Training
When :
Thursday, October 10, 2019 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday, October 17, 2019 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Where: All classes will be at the St. Michael Large Hall

Please click on the link below to sign up for one of the classes.

Brothers Helping Brothers
Equipment Storage Help Needed
PGK Manny Figueiredo needs a few good knights to help move the large canopies used for the Ministry Fair out of the church parking lot on Tuesday, October 1, after the 8:30am mass.

Please come by the church if you are available.
Brother SK Dick Epp & Lady Lindy Epp
Brother Dick Epp has been advised that he can no longer leave Lady Lindy unattended. They have someone watching her for a few hours 2 days each week. Lady Suzanne Gutierrez has been visiting for a few hours each week as well.

Our brother understands that we are all busy but would greatly appreciate it if you can spare a little bit of your time to visit and stay with Lady Lindy so that we can attend mass, go to adoration and run some errands.

Please email or reply to this email if you can help.

Thank you!
Knights in the News
In our prayers
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Maria Ibarria and for the Ibarria family during this difficult time.

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. He was a police detective killed in the line of duty.

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 during these difficult times.

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 our brother John Beebe as he recovers from surgery.

Pray for Patrick Allen - son of brother Joe Allen and Nicole Allen. Patrick has been diagnosed with a very aggressive late stage brain cancer. Also pray for Joe and Nicole and the entire family in this terrible difficult time.

Pray for Brother Jim Shirley as he continues to recover from shoulder surgery.

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

Junio Jacela - a brother knight in the Philippines recovering from surgery and complications

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

Chris Medina, nephew of Brother Knight Ernie Ponce - colonoscopy

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

Randy, brother of Lady Rhoda Pereira - addiction

SK Robert Vavuris - upcoming surgery

The 'Word' from our Sponsor

I am a Catholic and wholeheartedly do accept death for God; Had I a thousand lives, all these to Him shall I offer. "
St. Lorenzo Ruiz of Manila
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