Family of the Month for September 2019
Council: 13861 - SANFORD
The Knights of Columbus St. Thomas Council has named the Perreault family as Family of the Month for September 2019. The Perreault family has collectively made significant contributions to the Church and community. If there is a family that truly serves as a model of Catholic family values, it is the Perreault family!
Dan, his wife Stella and their seven children: 25 year old Isaac, 23 year old Andrea, 20 year old Noah, 18 year old Joseph, 16 year old Emma, 13 year old Celina and 10 year old Alex have been communicants at St. Therese of Lisieux Parish for the past several years. The Perreault family is involved in many church and youth activities.
Dan, along with his youngest son Alex serve as greeters before the 11:00 am Sunday mass. Dan is also involved in the This Man is You program.
Dan’s wife Stella serves on the Parish Council. It is noteworthy to mention that Stella has also home-schooled all their children. Some of the children have moved out on their own.
Isaac, his wife Abbey and their two sons Elliot and Henry live in Maryland. Isaac works at the research lab at John Hopkins University. Isaac also attends classes at John Hopkins, as he is working toward his degree.
Andrea has a son named Adam. Andrea is also expecting another child. Andrea was previously involved in the Music Ministry at Notre Dame Church; but is now busy raising a family.
Noah has begun his freshman year at Ave Maria University in Ave Maria, Florida. Ave Maria is a Catholic University. When Noah was living at home, he was involved in the Music Ministry, the Matthew Meal program and This Man is You program. Noah also served as a Eucharistic Minister.
Emma serves as a Lector and is involved in the Catholic Youth Leadership Team, Totus Tuus, Bible School, Food Pantry, Matthew Meal program and Youth Ministry.
Celina is involved in the Youth Ministry, the Matthew Meal program, Game Night at the Lodges, the Music Ministry, and the Youth Bottle Drive.
Joseph, like his sister Emma, is involved the Catholic Youth Leadership Team. Joseph is also involved in the Youth Ministry, the Matthew Meal program, and the Music Ministry. Joseph is also an Altar Server.
The Perreaults, as a family, enjoy spending time at the lake, the beach, spending time together during the holidays and sharing meals together.