QAS KNIGHTLY NEWS

Publication of the Knights of Columbus Council 10136
6603 Christopher Rd. St. Louis, Mo.

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Budget 

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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
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  • Fifth Sundays in 2019:  Mar 31, June 30, Sept 29, Dec 29  
  • Annual Dinner – June 23th, 1919 – 5-9 pm Sunday – all knights and wives are invited.
  • Retreat at the White House :  Sept. 19 thru 22ND, 2019
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  • Lenten Prayer Service March 24, 2019  4 pm – White House Retreat Center & Chapel
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  • Advent Prayer Service  December 1  2019 – 4 pm – White House Retreat Center & Chapel
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Important Links:

Columbia Magazine :
Parish Website:
Missouri K of C site:
Supreme site:
Fourth Degree Assembly site:

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MEETING HIGHLIGHTS:*

  

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      • Dues: For those who haven’t as yet paid their dues, you will be receiving a phone call from one of our Trustee’s to find out your intentions regarding your membership within the next couple of weeks. The Trustees  also hold  the position of the  retention committee for the council.   If you experiencing some difficulties at this time, please give me a call and we can work something out. Anything we discuss would remain confidential to just the two of us.  If not suspensions will be processed on or about April 1st.  Bruce  FS 10136 (846-6388)
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      • A motion was made and seconded to support the Life Teen Camp expenses of $2500 by Fr. Philipp.  Since this amount is above $500 and it is not a budgeted expense this will remain as a resolution for 30 days to be approved at the next meeting assuming the funds are determined to be available by the board.  More discussion will be held at that time.
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      • A discussion was held regarding paying for new speakers for the bells which would cost $1980. The bells are not in disrepair but are the original equipment from the ’70s. .   More discussion will be held at the next meeting when we can hopefully hear more from Msgr. Breier regarding the purchase.
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      • GK Chris mentioned we are looking for a chair for the Dice Wheel at the picnic for this year only.  Scott Gurley who has been the chair cannot make the function this year due to other commitments but will continue  to hold the position after this year.  Please notify Chris if you are interested.  Duties are minimal but do require attendance during the picnic.  However the position can be held by more than one person to split up the duties.
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      • Kevin Niewoehner spoke about the availability of the Variety Guild tickets now on sale.  The VG show is held on the last weekend of April and the first weekend of May.  Proceeds benefit the parish.
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      • The Father Griffin council is hosting their annual Golf tournament on May 11th.  I’ve attached the flyer at the following link if you are interested.  Proceeds from the tourney go to Fischer House.  Golf Link.
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      • The Lenten Prayer service is tentatively being held at the White House Retreat Center (WHRC)  chapel on March 24th.  We will be sending out confirmation shortly as soon as we can firm up the date with the WHRC.   Please plan on attending.  All Knights and their families are invited.
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      • The Archbishop Prayer Breakfast is being held on May 1st at 6 am. at the Ritz-Carlton.   We still have 6 places available at the table Dan Stutte has graciously paid for.  Please let me know if you would like to join us. —-Bruce
        Link for flyer

Prayers for the Good of the Order,  their family member or those no longer with us:    Our prayers do make a difference:

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Upcoming ProLife 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!

 
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 DEGREE INFORMATION

First Degree

  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:
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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 in March 2, of 2019.    Please check the Missouri site (website link above) for details on degree dates.
Further your Knighthood by taking your Second & Third degree.
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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 2nd, 2019 Contact any officer  if you have any interest or questions about the degree.


GENERAL INFORMATION

 

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

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.

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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

     

 

PATRIOTISM

Fourth Degree Section

 

Meetings:

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.


Click –>Fourth Degree Website for fourth degree website and newsletters including the Honor Guard newsletter

 

 

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