Livermore Knightly News
Weekly Edition
September 30, 2020

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In this Issue
In This Issue:
Membership News
Upcoming Events
Recent Events
Prayer During this Pandemic
In Our Prayers

Membership News
Welcome Our Newest Brother Knight
After saying goodbye to brother Dick Epp who moved to Texas earlier this week, we welcome our newest brother, John Ott, who joined us last Sunday. He is our first new member of the year and also the first one to have a video ceremony at our new office.

Brother Jim Huebner introduced the Knights to John while they were volunteering to deliver groceries to families at the last Community Care free grocery distribution.

Be sure to say hello when you see him at church or at our next event!

Welcome brother John!

Congratulations to the following brother Knights on achieving membership milestones:

SK Dick Epp - Honorary Life Membership (approved by Supreme)
Peter Gilmour - Honorary Life Membership
Jim Shirley - Honorary Membership , 25 years of service

SK Dick Epp (right), Jim Shirley (center) with Chancellor Irving Garcia
Upcoming Events
October Business Meeting

What: October Business Meeting

When: Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 7pm
Conference line will open at 6:30pm for casual conversations.

Where: Online (details below)

Meeting URL:

Meeting ID: 930 2523 8619
Password: 004588

Join by Phone
    888 788 0099 
    877 853 5247 

Meeting ID: 930 2523 8619
Password: 004588
Drive Thru BBQ Fundraiser

Our first fundraiser of the year is here!!! We are raising funds to support the continuing education of our clergy at St. Michael.

We will be pre-selling BBQ dinners for drive-thru pick up on October 10 and 24. Dinners are $25 each and you get a choice of 2 meats (beef tips, chicken or pull pork) and it comes with 3 sides.

Contact PGK Dennis Lundbom at (775) 772-6369 or WT Joseph Hohl at (925) 456-4645 to place your orders.

You can also order online by clicking here. Additional charges will be applied.

Free Grocery Distribution & Drive Thru Prayer
The 4th Free Grocery and Drive Thru Prayer offered by the Community Care Ministry will be this weekend,

All Knights and families are invited to come and help with the preparations and distribution of the groceries.

Additional help is especially needed for set up and clean-up/take down on Saturday.

Here's a schedule of activities:

Thursday, October 1, 2pm-5pm at the Large Hall -- Grocery Packing
Friday, October 2, 5:30pm-7:30pm at the Large Hall - Grocery Packing
Saturday, October 3:
7:30am-9:00am - School Yard - Set Up
8:45am - 11:00am - School Yard - Grocery Distribution and Drive Thru Prayer
10:30am - 11:45pm - School yard/Large Hall - Take down and clean up

For more details, click here.
Recent Events
Mesa Redonda Taco Sunday
Thanks to all who came out to support our Mesa Redonda's Taco Sunday fundraiser. The event was a huge hit. They had to stop taking orders before noon!

Special thanks to brother Ricardo Garcia and his family for leading the charge on this event to help members of the community who needed help.

A prayer during this pandemic
May we who are merely inconvenienced
Remember those whose lives are at stake.

May we who have no risk factors
Remember those most vulnerable.

May we who have the luxury of working from home
Remember those who must choose between preserving their health or making their rent.

May we who have the flexibility to care for our children when their schools close
Remember those who have no options.

May we who have to cancel our trips
Remember those that have no place to go.

May we who are losing our margin money in the tumult of the economic market
Remember those who have no margin at all.

May we who settle in for a quarantine at home
Remember those who have no home.

During this time when we cannot physically wrap our arms around each other,
Let us yet find ways to be the loving embrace of God to our family, friends and neighbors.


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In our prayers


... for the safety and health of our families.
... for the safety of all medical professionals and in gratitude to their service to COVID-19 patients.
... for the healing of all those afflicted by COVID-19.
... and for the repose of the souls of all who have died from the COVID-19 virus.

Please pray for the repose of the souls of:

Fr. Mario Mejorada, OSA
Fr. Stanislaus Poon
Fr. Larry Sarmiento
Rita R. Contarciego
Bob McKenzie
Janine Robles
Dee Gutierrez-Penza
Grace Gorres-Dordas
Vi Stratman
Rey Mirano
Juan Carlos Ayeng
Rosemarie Adams
Jeri Lambert
Patrick Allen
Maria Bettina "Tina" Santiago
Maria Ibarria
Enrique Borgen
Helen Lim
Ernesto Avalos Perez
Arielle Mara Arnold
Elliott Arnold
Judith Aufderheide
Refugio Telles
Cheryl Ruth
Capt. John Mickey, USN
Marian Perry Tully
Wilfredo Banlaoi
Irma Ruth Henriquez
Billy Sanson
Joanne Crossman
Edward Roberts
Wilfredo Duka
Jesus Daroy, Jr.
Raul Robles
Reynaldo Bajar

Please pray for healing of:

Sandy Gagliardi
Lindy and Dick Epp
Columba Chukwu
Deacon Bill Archer
Aaron Wiley
Ruben Velazquez
Abe Quinones
Elizabeth (Cristopher Carrano's mother)
PGK Ed Rocca
PGK Vaugh Brugman
Joseph Figueiredo
Edmundo Alise and wife
Ron Hauck
Daphne Pascual
Rich Stewart
Paul Phelps
Al Medina
Randy (brother of Lady Rhoda Pereira)
John Beebe
PGK Dom Nardy
Junio Jacela
Nora Taranowski
Terry Remitz
Cal Guillespie
Cyndi Keifer
Katie Draschner
Tita Gerochi

Please pray for:

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

Brother Knight Dave and Lady Natascha Parks

Christians persecuted in the Middle East

Protection of the unborn and an end to abortion

The 'Word' from our Sponsor

"Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength."
Nehemiah 8:10
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