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District Deputy Report for May 2016

I bring you greetings from our State Deputy Stephen M. Cohen, who’s motto this year is “Be Not Afraid, Our Faith Is Our Courage”. It’s hard to believe that it is May already, time flies by fast, only two months left in this Columbian Year!  Thus “when the going gets tough, the tough get going”…. […]

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2016 Maryland State Polar Bear Plunge Registration

From the Maryland State Council, Special Olumpics Chairman: Below is the registration for the Saturday Polar Bear Plunge.  Any Knights registering can select “Knights of Columbus” and we’ll make sure to place them in the right locations. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2016PlungeVols If you think people may be interested in volunteering at the other plunges, let me know and […]

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District 18: District Deputy Report for February 2015

I bring you greetings from our State Deputy, Stephen J. Adamczyk, whose theme is “Be Not Afraid, Our Faith is Our Courage”. By the time you read this, the mid-term review in early January will have passed by, The January issue of the Knights of Columbus Columbian Magazine article: “500 Ultrasound Machines and Counting” has […]

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District 18: District Deputy Report for January 2015

The District No. 18 2nd Annual “Keep Christ in Christmas” Family event was held Friday, Dec 12th at Rock Creek Council.  We had a good turnout of families, lots of food, games, face painting and balloon characters, and there was a surprise visit from Santa Claus!  This year’s event was raising funds to support Supreme’s […]

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District 18: District Deputy Report for November 2014

The month of November is a time to reflect and remember, a time to give thanks. We have Veteran’s Day, a time to remember those service members that gave so that we can be free, and a time to say thank you to them is some way. It is a time to remember those Knights […]

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District 18: District Deputy Report for October 2014

I bring you greetings from Our State Deputy, Stephen J. Adamczyk, whose theme is “Be Not Afraid, Our Faith is Our Courage”. By the time you read this, September will have passed by quickly. With the Car Raffle going on to raise funds for Education and the Campaign for People with Intellectual Disabilities starting to […]

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Council donates to Maryland State Special Olympics Program

In support of the State-wide initiative this month to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics,  St. Elizabeth Knights of Columbus council 12796 has raised and sent $100 to our Worthy State Deputy Stephen J. Adamczyk. The link to the letter we’re sending with the payment is below: 2014 Special Olympics Donation Letter from St. […]

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District 18: District Deputy Report for September 2014

It has been a busy summer! We’ve attended the State Leadership Seminar, State Programs Seminar, Councils in the middle of the Car Raffle fund raiser, and the Council Installation of Officers done for the Columbian Year.  The first batch of Reports are turned in to Supreme, State, and District, and to think the First Quarter […]

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District 18: District Deputy Report for August 2014

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself, I am Kevin Kittka, your District Deputy, District No. 18, for this Columbian Year.  My District Warden is Joe Stewart. We have attended our Maryland State Installation of officers. We have just come back from the Maryland State Leadership Seminar in Solomon Island, MD, Performed […]

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District Deputy Newsletter June 2012

Worthy Brothers All, With the new Columbian year only weeks away, I extend my best wishes to Wes Chin, our District Deputy-elect and Kevin Kitka, his District Warden-elect. District 18 is in good hands with their expertise. I also extend my thanks and gratitude to the Grand Knights, their ladies, officers, and brother knights who […]

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District Deputy Newsletter May 2012

Worthy Brothers All, Outside the window of my den the birds chirp and my fresh mown lawn basks in the spring afternoon sunshine. It is the Easter season and Resurrection joy fills my home. Peace reigns triumphant in my little corner. To look outside I could mistakenly believe that all is at peace, but slowly […]

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District Deputy Newsletter April 2012

Worthy Brothers All, My wife Ronda and I send you our blessings in the midst of the holiest time of our liturgical year.  May your personal spiritual journey bring you closer to our Lord Jesus Christ. With only a few months left in our Columbian Year the power of spring energizes our councils: preparations for the […]

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District Deputy Newsletter March 2012

Worthy Brothers All, In this season of Lent we find ourselves on the solitary journey to Jerusalem following the footsteps of our Lord seeking an encounter with nothing other than the Son of God. What an overwhelming prospect! The humility and courage necessary to walk this narrow road is only possible because of the corresponding […]

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District Deputy Newsletter February 2012

Worthy Brothers All, Our Worthy State Deputy Peter Davio has placed before us a challenge for the remainder of the fraternal year—get fish in the boat! Building on the metaphor that our Lord used, as Knights we are called to be fishers of men. District 18 has been a leader in membership growth within the […]

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District Deputy Newsletter January 2012

Worthy Brothers All, During the quiet, dark days of January, we are fully alive! At our mid-point of the year, we are at our busiest. Mark your calendars for the March for Life this month.  Many of the councils in our district have supported those who come to march, whether it’s providing a place to […]

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District Deputy Letter for December 2011

Advent is the arrival of a notable person or event. This year we welcome our Lord into our hearts once again and a renewed manner with which to worship him in our liturgy with the Roman Missal: Third Edition. Once again we praise our Lord with words that have always existed in the Latin liturgy […]

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District Deputy Letter for November 2011

Worthy Brothers All, Having returned from the fall Meeting in Hagerstown, I have much to share with you. First of all, congratulations for your recruitment efforts! Our district has had a strong start with degrees held district wide. I believe all councils have recruited at least one candidate or will have by the time this […]

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District Deputy Letter for October 2011

Worthy Brothers All, October is the month of Our Lady of the Rosary. Please try to say this special prayer to Our Lady each day. Her intercession is special of all the saints. She carried and bore our God. Seek our Lord through her and you will be assured of many graces. The Columbus Day […]

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District Deputy Letter for September 2011

Worthy Brothers All, With the Supreme Convention in Denver behind us, we enter one of the busiest seasons of the year for our order. By now your council Tootsie Roll Chairman should have a calendar of collection dates and locations available so council members can sign up to volunteer.  Your Youth Chairman should contact our […]

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District Deputy Letter for August 2011

Worthy Brothers All, As Knights of Columbus we embrace a legacy that defends religious freedom supplies a safety net for families in need and embracing those on the margins whether they be the unborn or those with disabilities. Let others know who we are and what we stand for. Share the good that that we […]

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