2019-20 Officer Installation

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Fiscal Year 2019-20 begins July 1st for Mary’s Millennium Council #12801 Knights of Columbus and Ladies Auxiliary. This year’s officers were installed at a joint meeting June 19th. Bob Fallon, District Deputy, and James Posch, District Warden, played an important role in these memorable installation ceremonies. Thank you for your time and your continued support of our council.

New officers for the Knights are: Gary Pappin, Grand Knight; Tom Witt, Deputy Grand Knight; Mark Arient, Chancellor; Mike Grant, Recorder ; Chuck Graziano, Financial Secretary; Michael O’Dowd, Treasurer; Bob Perry, Advocate; Jim Archibald, Warden; David Arias, Inside Guard; Stanley Kaleta, Outside Guard; Adam Kanyuh , Lecture; Bill Henderson, John Gurrieri, and Frank Esposito, Trustees.

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New officers for the Ladies are: Joanne Lorkowski, President; Nancy Flick, Vice President; Doraly Witt, Secretary; Leona Shoemaker, Treasurer; Barbara Scheffki, Nannette Young, and Diana Furlan, Trustees.

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In addition to the Office Installation, DD Bob Fallon had some special awards from Illinois State Council to present.   Monica O’Neill was awarded 2018-19 Illinois State Council Auxiliary Lady of the Year.  This award was originally announced at this year’s State Convention in Springfield, IL, but Monica was not present to be recognized.  We waited until the Officer Installation to make this formal presentation to her in front of her fellow auxiliary members and the Knights of Columbus.   Also see the following post for more information:  IL State Council Auxiliary Lady Of The Year

The Knights and Ladies were both awarded 1st Place in the annual (2018-19) Scrapbook competition held in conjunction with the State Convention.  The Ladies also were awarded 1st Place for the previous year.   This was the first opportunity for the plaques to be awarded.

Congratulations Monica for this well deserved honor.  And special thanks to Bill Henderson and Beth Welke for the hours of work put into our scrapbooks.  Your hard work was recognized with these high honors among all the other councils.

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The formal part of the evening ended as it had begun, in prayer. Through the intercession of Mary, Queen of the Knights, and Father Michael McGivney, Founder of the Knights of Columbus, we pray that these new officers will lead us in our mission of service to St. John’s parish and the community at large.

Fiscal Year 2019-20 begins July 1st for Mary’s Millennium Council #12801 Knights of Columbus and Ladies Auxiliary. This year’s officers were installed at a joint meeting June 19th. Bob Fallon, District Deputy, and James Posch, District Warden, played an important role in these memorable installation ceremonies. Thank you for your time and your continued support […]

IL State Council Auxiliary Lady of the Year

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Congratulations Monica O’Neill

It is with great pleasure that we announce that our very own Monica O’Neill was awarded the Illinois State Council Auxiliary Lady of the Year at the Knights of Columbus State Convention held April 27, 2019 in Springfield, Illinois.   District Deputy Bob Fallon presented the plaque to Monica at the Officer Installation ceremony held June 19th in Kyle Hall.

DGK Gary Pappin and his wife, Chris, had been present at the convention, representing the Knights and Ladies of Mary’s Millennium, and accepted the award on Monica’s behalf.  Listen to the following video to hear about some of Monica’s achievements that were recognized by this award. God Bless you for all you do for the parish, community, Ladies Auxiliary, and Knights of Columbus, Monica.

 


 

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  Congratulations Monica O’Neill It is with great pleasure that we announce that our very own Monica O’Neill was awarded the Illinois State Council Auxiliary Lady of the Year at the Knights of Columbus State Convention held April 27, 2019 in Springfield, Illinois.   District Deputy Bob Fallon presented the plaque to Monica at the Officer […]

Fathers Men’s Fellowship & Officers

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What Do Fathers, Men’s Fellowship, and Officers have in Common?

Answer: They are events that are occurring this coming week.  Sunday is Father’s Day, Tuesday is our first Men’s Fellowship Event for 2019 (Cubs vs Sox), and Wednesday is our Knights & Ladies Officer Installation.

Happy Father’s Day …

Here’s a message you don’t hear too often: “As a father, you matter a lot. You are needed at home and in the wider world to do things only a dad can do. You can make all the difference in the lives of your children no matter their age. Just show up for them, make the effort to be with them, and offer them a warm, engaged and masculine presence”.

You can READ MORE in The Science of Fatherhood by Soren Johnson, which was first published exclusively for members of the Knights of Columbus.   The Science of Fatherhood looks at the vital role fathers play in the modern family.

A FATHER IS … A Protector … Involved … A Loving Husband … AND SO MUCH MORE.

The Knights of Columbus has an initiative for men, Fathers for Good, that we invite you to visit. Whether you are a seasoned dad, a new dad, a dad to be, or a single guy wanting to know more about fatherhood, this Web site is for you.

The Knights of Columbus wish all the fathers a Happy Father’s Day. May you have many years of happiness surrounded by your families. We pray for those fathers who have gone home to their Heavenly Father. We encourage all fathers to take advantage of the resources provided through the Knights of Columbus to live up to your potential and become better fathers. God Bless.

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2019-20 Knights & Ladies

Officer Installation

June 19, 2018 —  7:00 PM

 

Formal attire for both Knights and Ladies

Refreshments will be served following the ceremony.

What Do Fathers, Men’s Fellowship, and Officers have in Common? Answer: They are events that are occurring this coming week.  Sunday is Father’s Day, Tuesday is our first Men’s Fellowship Event for 2019 (Cubs vs Sox), and Wednesday is our Knights & Ladies Officer Installation. Happy Father’s Day … Here’s a message you don’t hear […]

Memorial Day 2019

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The Fourth Degree is the highest degree of the order. It is an extension of the third degree. Members of this degree are addressed as “Sir Knight”. The primary purpose of the Fourth Degree is to foster the spirit of patriotism and to encourage active Catholic citizenship. Fewer than 18% of Knights join the Fourth Degree, which is optional.

The triad emblem of the Fourth Degree features the dove, the cross and the globe. The dove, classic symbol of the Holy Spirit and peace, is shown hovering over the orb of the Earth (globe). Both are mounted on a variation of the Crusader’s cross, which was found on the tunics and capes of the Crusading knights who battled to regain the Holy Land from the pagans.

On this Memorial Day weekend, we remember all the patriotic men and women, who gave their all to their country by laying down their lives.   May they rest in peace.

The Fourth Degree is the highest degree of the order. It is an extension of the third degree. Members of this degree are addressed as “Sir Knight”. The primary purpose of the Fourth Degree is to foster the spirit of patriotism and to encourage active Catholic citizenship. Fewer than 18% of Knights join the Fourth […]

Ladies Story 2018-19

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This scrapbook tells the Ladies Auxiliary story for the fraternal year 2018-2019 which is coming to a close this month.   Mary’s Millennium was awarded first place for our scrapbook at the Knights of Columbus 121st Illinois State Convention.  Special thanks to Beth Welke for compiling this record of our accomplishments this fraternal year.

  This scrapbook tells the Ladies Auxiliary story for the fraternal year 2018-2019 which is coming to a close this month.   Mary’s Millennium was awarded first place for our scrapbook at the Knights of Columbus 121st Illinois State Convention.  Special thanks to Beth Welke for compiling this record of our accomplishments this fraternal year.