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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Keep Christ in Christmas Parade - Dec 7 - Glendale

Brother Knights,
On December 7, 2013 members of the Arizona Knights of Columbus will be
marching in the Glendale Hometown Parade with fellow Christians around the
Valley who share our love of Jesus Christ and the desire to Keep Christ in
Christmas. We are inviting our Brother Knights to march with us as a
fraternal order, and show the dedication of our Catholic faith to Keep
Christ in Christmas.
If you are willing to join us, please contact Eric at ebarna@cox.net, or
call him at 623-255-1627. We are looking for between 50-100 Knights. A
request has also been put out for 8 to 10 Knights in regalia. There will
have a banner that says Knights of Columbus, Help Keep Christ in Christmas.
Assembly information is as follows:
Date: December 7, 2013
Assembly time: 8:am, parade starts at 10am.
Location: Glendale Firestation on 52nd Ave South of Glendale Ave.
Route: Parade will proceed west on Glendale Ave to 58th Ave where it will
turn south to the de-assembly area.
Thank you,
Eric Barna
Grand Knight
Council 3855

Monday, November 25, 2013

50/50 - Council 13024 - Luke AFB

Council 13024 at Luke A.F.B. trying to raise  money to help our church cause of  found being cut had a 50/50 raffle. The Raffle went for 4 months and had to sell away from the Church do to Fed. Laws. The winner Gail Carter won $667.00. We are going to try it again next Year.

Joseph Vaughn 623-670-1323

Thursday, November 14, 2013

URGENT: Assistance for Diocesan Eucharist Congress


Next week the Diocesan Eucharist Congress will be held at SS Simon and Jude Cathedral. Informational Flyer Attached to this email.
The Cathedral has asked for assistance from the Knights.  There will be a 40 hours of devotion starting on Thursday night, November 21, 2013.  They have asked for  Knights to supply security the 2 nights the cathedral will be open all night. 
Starting Wednesday night November 20th following the 6:30 p.m. Mass, until the start of the 6:30 a.m. Mass Thursday morning.  Then again they will need Knights starting again, after the 6:30 p.m. Mass Thursday night, through the night until the 6:15 a.m. Mass Friday morning, November 22nd.  We would like a minimum of 2 knights at all times.  If possible we would like to have one bilingual knights as well on each shift.
We can break this up into 2 hour shifts starting at 7:30 p.m. each night until 6:30 a.m. the next morning.

This is happening very soon, so we are asking you to send email to the members of your councils right away and encourage them to help.  If they can help please ask them to email, the possible times they would be available, to AzKnights@Q.com .  Or call 623-536-4801.
Please give this message a wide distribution and encourage the Knights support.
Diocesan Eucharistic Congress, Mon, Nov 18 through Fri, Nov 22 at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral, 6351 N. 27th Ave. Phoenix. Daily Eucharistic Congresses are gatherings of ecclesiastics and laymen for the purpose of celebrating and glorifying the Holy Eucharist and of seeking the best means to spread its knowledge and love throughout the world.
Speakers include Fr. Sergio M. Fita, Vinny Flynn, Fr. Scott Courtney, Sr. Regina Marie Gorman, OCD, and Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted.
This is free and open to the public.
For schedule and further information see www.simonjude.org.

Vivat Jesus!
Rick Garrison
Knights of Columbus
State Executive Secretary
623-536-4801 Home

Flag retirement pix/captions - Tucson

Assembly 2308 in Tucson held its annual flag retirement ceremony earlier this month. Many groups came together to share their appreciation of Veterans, the flag and the country.
Council 8077 provided free hamburgers and hot dogs after the flag retirement.

3792--Faithful Navigator, Drew Mansager, describes the power of seeing the American flag when he worked in communist Czechoslovakia.  Flag retirement organizer Ricardo Preciado and Deacon Fran Sherlock look on.

3794--Rifle team from Council 8077, led by Ritchie Preciado, offered a gun salute.  They were accompanied by parish Boy Scouts.

3806--Squires from Council 14089 accompany the Honor Guard of Assembly 2308

3811--Sir Knights of Assembly 2308 ready the flag for proper disposal.

3819--WW II Veteran, SK Sal Gentile, is given the honor of placing the red stripes in the fire.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Knights of Columbus Piano Concert - Feb 15 - Tucson