Queen of All Saints
Knights of Columbus
Other upcoming events:
- Bible Study – EVERY THURSDAY 7:00 in the old school library
- Blood Drive for 2019: Feb 2, Mar 29, May 31, Aug 16, Oct 11, Dec 6
- Fifth Sundays in 2019: Mar 31, June 30, Sept 29, Dec 29
- Annual Dinner – June 21th, 2020 All Knights and Ladies are invited
- Retreat at the White House : Sept. 19 thru 22ND, 2019
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- Queen of All Saints 30th anniversary mass / dinner was well attended with more than 80 brothers, wives and priests in attendance. Thanks to all who participated. Next year has been scheduled for Sunday June 21, 2020 so put it on your calendar now.
- Chris spoke about the White House Retreat coming up on September 19-22, 2019 at the White House Retreat center as a great way to recharge with Christ and recenter your life. If you wish to attend contact either Chris Nelms (303-5365), Mike Amad (724-8001)or Bruce Bange (882-2152) You can sign up online at http://www.whretreat.org/ or one of us will be glad to do it, just email or call us.
- Installation of officers was held.
Mike Kurkowski presented the T&U operating budget. Questions were answered. The council voted to accept the budget. Advertising business cards were also made available. Start talking this event up with your friends. We would like to fill up with 1200 attendees this year.
- Fr Philipp, on behalf of Fr Waldman requested $1000 to be allocated to the family of Charlotte Brown, 8yo severe Autism patient requiring adult stem cell treatments in segments costing $14K each. Fr Philipp indicated that Fr Waldman is interested in requesting $$ from many KofC and other charitable organizations for this St Martin of Tours family.
Procedurally, this is unbudgeted, so an affirmative vote was taken for JUL. We will raise again in old business for AUG.
- 2019 budget was presented. Chris will send file to Flocknote list later this week. The approval vote will be taken in AUG.
REVIEW the budget at the link above at “Proposed Budget”
- Fr Philipp announced the appointment of Msgr Patrick Hambrough to be our new pastor effective the end of July.
Prayers for the Good of the Order, their family member or those no longer with us: Our prayers do make a difference:
Upcoming Pro–Life Events
Daily prayers and reflections are available online . You may also sign up for email or text message alerts or download the app from the USCCB by clicking here. Even if you can’t physically join the witness for life in DC, you can spiritually participate from anywhere!
Check with your friends who are not members and see if they have any interest. Everyone is responsible for getting at least one member during the year. The clocks ticking……………………. If so contact Eric Treptow with their names and phone numbers.
Second and Third Degrees:
If you don’t as yet have your 2nd & 3rd degree now is the time to get it so you can take your 4th degree on March 7, of 2020. Please check the Missouri site (website link above) for details on degree dates. Further your Knighthood by taking your Second & Third degree.
Check the Missouri KC site for scheduled degrees at any time to see when the next one’s are Please contact us if you are interested. If you are interested contact one of the officers. Your Transportation is provided. Degrees normally begin at 1:00 pm and are finished by 4:30 with a light meal provided afterward. There is no cost to you. Depending on the location we will meet at the rectory parking lot and leave to be there by 12:00 TO 12:30. For all new members: you can take your next degree as soon as you want, scheduling permitting.
FOURTH DEGREE – at the Airport Hilton Hotel, 1:00 pm. March 7th, 2020 Contact any officer if you have any interest or questions about the degree.
Pro-Life Mass and Prayer Vigil
Third Saturday of the Month The Archdiocesan Pro-Life Committee sponsors a Mass and Prayer Vigil on the third Saturday of every month that the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis (Lindell & Newstead, in the Central West End). Entitled ‘Helpers of God’s Precious Infants’, the Mass begins at 8:00am and is followed by exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Immediately thereafter the rosary procession/witness begins and proceeds from the Cathedral to the Planned Parenthood Abortion facility. My Brother Knights all; This is a very effective way to serve God, His Church, and the K of C in support of the Sanctity of Human Life at ALL STAGES. This public, prayerful witness is an affirmation to Life and a visible sign against the pervading culture of death in our societyJoin US!!!
Third Saturday of the month- 8:00am – Cathedral Basilica on Lindell Blvd:
The Celebrant at the Helper’s of God’s Precious Infants Mass & will lead rosary procession to Planned Parenthood after Mass that commemorates the tragic anniversary of the Roe v. Wade/Doe v. Bolton SCOTUS decisions in 1973. For more information: CLICK HERE
RIB (Religious Information Bureau) COURSES
Religious Information Bureau (RIB) courses are available free online for any Knight wishing to learn more about his faith. It is suggested each of us take a couple of these courses a year as time permits. The link for this is no longer available. I’m trying to validate if online courses are available – Bruce
Fifth Sundays in 2019: Mar 31, June 30, Sept 29, Dec 29
Fifth Sundays are supported by the Knights as a way to celebrate mass with your family and brother Knights. We try to fill all the mass ministries by providing hospitality, Extraordinary, lector and music ministry positions during the 9:00 am mass. After mass we meet with other brothers and their families for breakfast at a local restaurant. Bill Radman, our Church Director, organizes this. If you can help with one of the ministries give him a call at (846-5810). Otherwise please join us.
Please remember our Priests in your prayers and remember them as they celebrate these special times in their lives: In case you don’t know these dates here they are:
Anniversary of: Birthday Ordination
Msgr Simon August 6 May 29
Fr. Kunz January 11 May 24
Fr. Thess August 31 May 27
Fr. Fallon February 14 May 26
Fr. Fonseca June 17 May 23
Msgr Breier July 11 May 28
Fr. Waldman Feb 20 May 24
Fr. Philipp Aug 12
Fourth Degree Section
Monthly fourth degree meetings of the St. Louis Assembly held are on the second Wednesday of each month Seven Holy Founders (6741 S. Rock Hill Rd.) at 7:30 p.m. The Honor Guard mtg. and regular Fourth Degree meetings are combined.
Get your 2nd and 3rd degree if you don’t have them and plan on attending the fourth degree. it is the patriotic degree of the order and a beautiful ceremony. . God Bless You, and thank you for your dedication and service.