Livermore Knightly News
once a week
October 15, 2019

Para Espanol haga clic acqui:

In this Issue
In This Issue:

Rev Fr. Stanislaus Poon
Schedule Change - Deceased Knights Mass
Upcoming Events
Knights in the News
In Our Prayers

Fr. Poon

Rev. Fr. Stanislaus Poon
April 14, 1927— October 9, 2019

Rosary and Memorial Mass
Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 5:00pm
St. Michael Church

Funeral Mass
Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:30am
St. Michael Church

All Knights are requested to attend the masses. Fourth Degree Knights should wear tuxedos.

The Knights will also partner with the Welcoming Ministry in hosting the receptions after both masses. All Knights in attendance are requested to serve food and drinks during the reception.

Deceased Knights' Mass
Schedule Change
What:  Deceased Knights Mass and Reception
When:  Saturday,   November 2, 2019
Setup starting at 12:30 pm;
Mass starting at 1:30 pm;
Reception after mass
Where:  St. Michael Church and Small Hall

In an effort to boost the attendance for all Knights and the widows and family of our deceased brothers and squires, we are moving the mass to a Saturday and at an earlier time.

Father Carl Arcosa will preside over a special mass and we will have our annual ceremony to remember those Livermore Knights and Squires who have passed away before us. A light reception will follow in the small hall.

Upcoming Events
Nightly Rosary in October
As announced in the St. Michael Bulletin:

October is the Month of the Rosary . Join our fellow parishioners every night at 7:00 pm in the Courtyard to pray.

October is also Respect Life month . Please pray for an end to the culture of death.
CPR & AED Training

What : CPR & AED Training (LAST ONE!!!)
When :
Th ursday, October 17, 2019 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Where: St. Michael Large Hall

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

Free Pancake Breakfast

What: Free Pancake Breakfast

When: Sunday, October 20th, 7:30am - 11:30am

Where: St. Michael Large Hall

It's our first pancake breakfast of the year!

We will be asking for donations to support the Cheryl Ruth Coat For Kids Drive.

Click below to sign-up and help with the setup.

Ultrasound Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
The ultrasound machine that our council donated to Support Circle has arrived!

This is a major achievement for our Council as we are the first in the Oakland Chapter to be able to donate a life saving machine to a qualified pregnancy center. Thanks to ProLife Program Director Nick Libby and PGK Wesley Arnold tor their efforts to make this happen!

We will have a ribbon cutting and turnover ceremony at the Support Circle Clinic in Oakland on Saturday, October 26th at 1:00pm.

All Knights and families are invited to join this event. Please RSVP to for more details if you would like to attend.

Baby Gift Drive
What: Baby Gift Drive

When: October 26th and 27th, after all masses

Where: St. Michael and St. Charles

Help is needed to distribute flyers on October 19th and 20th and to collect the gifts on October 26th and 27th. Click on the link below to sign up. This only takes a few minutes before and after the mass that you will be attending!

Special Olympics

Special Olympics - Flag Football Tournament

October 26th, 8am - 2pm

Heather Farms, Walnut Creek

Similar to the Special Olympics Softball Tournament in August, Councils within the Oakland Diocese will join forces to "Feed The Athletes". Click the link below to sign up.

Knights in the News
In our prayers
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Maria Bettina "Tina" Santiago, sister of brother knight Manny DeRivera. She passed away last Friday, October 11th.

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

The 'Word' from our Sponsor

“Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil's schemes . "
Ephesians 6:11
For More Information