Last month, we reflected on the role of our fathers, both earthly and heavenly, in teaching us masculinity. We noted the example of Jesus, who not only had the fatherly example of St. Joseph to guide him in his youth and young adulthood, but also his Father in heaven, with whom he was constantly connected in prayer. Prayer is an indispensable dimension of manliness and a means of deepening our identity as beloved sons of the Father.
Closely connected to this theme is another theme drawn from t...
Last month we took a deeper look at form 185 Officers Chosen (Council Officers), and form 365 Report of Service Program Personnel (Council Chairmen). As you will see from the latest report from Supreme…many are still missing.
While the importance of all these reports cannot be understated, the Semi-Annual Audit is probably the most important.
It is Form 1295 and is required as a result o...
Happy Thanksgiving to all!!! This Veterans Day, I pray that all Americans will pause, reflect and be thankful for all of the great sacrifices endured by our Veterans in defense of our country. I thank each and every Veteran for their service to preserve the many freedoms we cherish and enjoy. True strength of any country lies in the willingness of its citizens to fiercely defend it against all enemies. Thank You Veterans! May your Thanksgivi...
With the State Deputy's approval I put out the third invoice for the year this month and we are up to 90% paid on the Liability Insurance statewide and The Exemplification Fund is now at an all-time low of below $200 owed. Congratulations to all of you who have taken care of your Council's debts. For those that still owe, it is not too late to pay these debts, and I will likely put out one more set of bills this month.
I have held meetings with a couple of home corporations and both are in the process of changing their name not to include the Knights of Columbus. This is a relatively easy task by filing a name change with the Secretary of State. The cost is $20.
Some home corporations have been inactive to years and are electing to close their corporations, with no property involved.
The Silver Knight Award Program is designed to enhance membership commitment to the principles of the Order and to recognize excellence in membership recruitment and active participation in council’s program activities and services. District Deputy Mentors, District Deputies and Grand Knights must actively promote this program in their respective Districts and Councils.
Awards for this month include:
- ROBERT LIESS, ST. HUBERT COUNCIL 11357 LANGLEY
- DALLAS BUNNEY, ST HUBERT COUNCIL 11357 LANGLEY
For further details contact:
Romy B. Ablao, PGK PFN FDD FIC
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (206) 399-3515