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2016-2017 Officer Installation (July 2016)

Our council recently held its annual Officer Installation at Saint Elizabeth Church on July 17, 2017, where we said Thank You and Farewell to outgoing officers, and Welcome to incoming officers. The event was held during and following the regular 12:15pm mass, and went flawlessly, even with a brand new installation script. We also welcomed […]

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More thanks to the council (Parish Carnival Volunteering)

I wanted to pass along some more “Thanks!” we got from the parish for volunteering at the Parish Carnival by serving burgers, hot dogs and liquid refreshments: From: Patricia McCarthy Date: May 22, 2016 Subject: Re: Fun and Games! Dave, thanks so much to you and all the Knights for all your help at the carnival […]

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Wrapping up another season of parish coffee and donuts (2015-2016)!

As the St. Elizabeth Parish enters into the summer months, and parishioners begin leaving the area on vacations and other excursions, we suspend service of coffee and donuts after Sunday masses until September. The parish Knights have volunteered every 3rd Sunday during this time to serve coffee and donuts (provided by the parish), which involves portioning […]

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Thank You – Knights volunteers for Parish Events

Sharing a THANK YOU from the parish for our recent volunteer efforts for both Monsignor’s retirement dinner and parish picnic: The words seem trite and not enough for what each and every one of you did to help pull together this monumental weekend to celebrate Msgr Macfarlane – but we mean them most sincerely! This […]

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Haiti Yard Sale Help – Thanks!

Brothers – A note of appreciation to all those who were able to help set up or clean up the Haiti yard sale on Saturday.  When I asked Marilyn how we did, she said:   “They were great!!!  You [are] such a wonderful crew.  Thank you so much.  We were able to make enough money […]

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2016 Vigil and March for Life Call for Help

Brothers – The Vigil and March for Life are right around the corner.  As in past years, high school students from St. Elizabeth and from out of state will take part in a Vigil hosted by St. Elizabeth before leaving for the March for Life in the morning. Our Council traditionally has help set up the […]

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2016 Pancake Supper Call for Help

Happy New Year! We host our Shrove Tuesday pancake supper on February 9.  For the Pancake Supper to be a success again this year, we will need: Help with selling tickets after all Masses the weekends of January 31 and February 7 – if you help after your regular Mass we will be more than covered. […]

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Council contributes $500 to local Seminarian

On March 24, 2015, our council, Saint Elizabeth Council 12796, showed our gratitude and support by contributing $500 towards the education and well-being of our local seminarian at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary. If you would like to get to know our sponsored seminarian, or help support him further, please contact the council Grand Knight.

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Photos from Coffee and Doughnuts – September 2014

Every third Sunday, the St. Elizabeth Knights of Columbus, Council 12796, prepares and serves coffee and doughnuts to parishioners following our two busiest masses: 10:30am and 12:15pm masses. Each Sunday, we ensure the hundreds of parishioners are fed well with the supplies provided by the parish, and also that we clean up afterwards. Some photos […]

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Coffee and Doughnut Mass Schedule for Fall 2013

Our council is once again supporting the church on every 3rd Sunday by coordinating coffee and doughnuts after the 10:30am and 12:15pm masses. See the link below for our schedule. First date coming up is September 22nd, then October 20th and so on. COFFEE & DOUGHNUTS SCHEDULE FALL 2013 Regards, Communications Director

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Thanks to our volunteers for the Annual Parish Yard Sale!

Even though we had 3 competing events today, we were able to help the parish to both set up and tear down tables for the Annual Parish Yard Sale. We had close to 10 brother Knights help in the morning and/or afternoon. In the group photo (left to right): Sam Balboa, Stephan Koffi, Jaime Vega, […]

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Council Accomplishments and Notes for January and February

Since we have to play catch-up on news, rather than have a different article for each activity, we’ll be covering some of our notable recent accomplishments and words from our Grand Knight Joe Stewart here: Council We were able to get our Quarterly Program Reports, Council Semi-Annual Audit and Survey of Fraternal Activity all completed […]

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Thank You From Rector of Blessed John Paul II Seminary — Districts 15 & 18

Below is a thank you letter the Grand Knight received from  Msgr. Panke, Director of Seminarians and Rector of Blessed John Paul II Seminary, sent to Grand Knights of Districts 15 and 18 (to which our council belongs), thanking us for our participation in sponsoring Seminarian Maro. It recounts the total contributions to the program […]

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Oct 29th Parish Cleanup Postponed

Due to poor weather (aka torrential downpours), our annual support of the parish’s fall cleanup has been postponed. We don’t have a new date and may not participate this year due to timing of travel of church staff.

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The Knights helped prevent utter chaos at St. Elizabeth’s 40th celebration Gala!

With 5pm Mass, school events and over 500 attendees all converging on our parish at the same time, the Knights worked together beautifully to ensure all those who needed parking got proper instructions and directions and no accidents occurred (or even complaints!). Both the parish and our pastor Monsignor Jack Macfarlane were celebrating their 25th […]

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Knights of Columbus launches news and information site for Catholics

The Knights of Columbus this week launched a brand-new Internet-based news and information service for Catholics everywhere: Headline Bistro. Headline Bistro is a website that provides a quick digest of daily news sources around the world that contain news of interest to active Catholics. Whether it relates to world affairs, national politics or news specifically […]

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