Free Throw Competition 2020

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The Knights of Columbus councils have sponsored the Free Throw Championship tournament for boys and girls ages 9 to 14 since 1972. Mary’s Millennium Council teamed up again this year with St. John the Evangelist Catholic School and held our council championship on January 29th at Canton Middle School.

There were 45 “Sharp Shooters” that took aim to be the best in our area. When the shooting stopped, we had Eleven council winners in various age and gender brackets. This is the largest group we’ve invited to the Regional Championship.

Advancing are Kathleen (9), Alec (9), Rose (10), Parker (10), Erica (11), Frank (11), Mia (12), Anthony (12), Bella (13), Cristian (13) and Kayla (14) . All participants received Certificates of Participation at the event. The finalists will receive recognition awards at the school’s Spring Awards Day. Congratulations to all contestants who learned another valuable sportsmanship lesson.

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We’d like to recognize the individuals that made this year’s tournament possible. Mr. Ryan Binder, Athletic Director at St. John’s School, shared his gym time so that we could hold this event. His coaches helped us to keep the things moving. Brother Knights Gary Pappin, Adam Kanyuh, Alex Diaz, Phil Roth, Mark Arient, Bob Zagogdon, and Tom Witt were on hand to facilitate. Special thank you to the members of the Ladies Auxiliary Doraly Witt and Karen Diaz for helping check in participants.

The Knights of Columbus councils have sponsored the Free Throw Championship tournament for boys and girls ages 9 to 14 since 1972. Mary’s Millennium Council teamed up again this year with St. John the Evangelist Catholic School and held our council championship on January 29th at Canton Middle School. There were 45 “Sharp Shooters” that […]

New Exemplification of Charity, Unity and Fraternity

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Knights of Columbus introduces new Exemplification of Charity, Unity and Fraternity

To attract more, younger, faith-filled Catholic men at a time when the Church needs them the most, the Knights of Columbus is changing with the times.  The Supreme Council has introduced a new degree which will allow candidates to reach full Knighthood in a single ceremony.  The new degree, currently called the Exemplification of Charity, Unity and Fraternity was introduced by Supreme Knight, Carl Anderson.

The announcement also eliminates the need for secrecy.  In fact, the new degree includes plans for inviting family and friends to the degree.  The Current Issue Of Knightline takes a closer look at the new ceremony.  We encourage all members to read these articles to learn more about the changes and why they were made at this time.

Mary’s Millennium Council would like to congratulate our latest 3rd Degree Knight, Charles (Chuck) Kuhn.    He becomes the first Knight of our council to reach full Knighthood using this new ceremony.   The 4th Degree, Patriotic degree, remains a separate ceremony.  It is an optional degree for those that wish to become part of an Assembly.   Both third- and fourth-degree Knights can hold officer positions in the council.   Please join me in congratulating Chuck on this accomplishment.

Knights of Columbus introduces new Exemplification of Charity, Unity and Fraternity To attract more, younger, faith-filled Catholic men at a time when the Church needs them the most, the Knights of Columbus is changing with the times.  The Supreme Council has introduced a new degree which will allow candidates to reach full Knighthood in a […]

Robert Reading Memorial

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At the 9 AM  last Sunday, the Knights and Ladies gathered in prayer for their quarterly Corporate Mass.  Following the mass, we honored our fallen Brother Knight Robert Reading, as we dedicated his stone in our Memorial Garden.

Father Nate blessed the new stone which was added to our Memorial Garden by Robert’s brother. Wally Niemczyk, who is the creator and caretaker of this gorgeous setting for prayer and reflection, had cleared the snow and loosened the ground so that this ceremony could be held.  We encourage all members to visit the garden, and to keep these members and their families in your daily prayers.  We invite parishioners to visit our garden for their personal prayers.

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Thank you to the families and friends of our fallen Brother Knights and Ladies Auxiliary members, for joining the current members for this special dedication ceremony.  May all who visit this memorial garden find peace and comfort.

At the 9 AM  last Sunday, the Knights and Ladies gathered in prayer for their quarterly Corporate Mass.  Following the mass, we honored our fallen Brother Knight Robert Reading, as we dedicated his stone in our Memorial Garden. Father Nate blessed the new stone which was added to our Memorial Garden by Robert’s brother. Wally […]

Crockpot Cookoff

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Parish Center

KNIGHTS:   Find your favorite  recipe and cook it up in a crock pot.  This year it doesn’t have to be chili.  The hope is that we’ll have a larger turnout.

LADIES:  Find your favorite dessert recipe and make up a batch.   Knights will be awarding certificates to votes.

Please allow enough quantity so that everyone in attendance can sample

1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes will be awarded in each category

Drop your entries off at the Parish Center before the Mass and then join us after the Mass

Bring your own beverages

Parish Center KNIGHTS:   Find your favorite  recipe and cook it up in a crock pot.  This year it doesn’t have to be chili.  The hope is that we’ll have a larger turnout. LADIES:  Find your favorite dessert recipe and make up a batch.   Knights will be awarding certificates to votes. Please allow enough quantity […]

9 Days for Life

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Knights: Pray to Protect Human Life!

January 21-29

9 Days for Life is a novena for the protection of human life. Each day’s intention is accompanied by a short reflection and suggested actions to help build a culture of life.

Knights are encouraged to participate in this initiative of the bishops of the United States. By doing so, councils can gain credit for the Novena for Life program, a required Faith in Action program.

Sign up for daily prayers sent straight to your inbox January 21-29!

The 9 Days for Life novena is available as daily formatted PDF files or as text-only files.  You can also access each day’s content as individual webpages.

Knights: Pray to Protect Human Life! January 21-29 9 Days for Life is a novena for the protection of human life. Each day’s intention is accompanied by a short reflection and suggested actions to help build a culture of life. Knights are encouraged to participate in this initiative of the bishops of the United States. […]