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15791 - FALMOUTH

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Catholic School Field Day - Barbecue

09/20/2019


Council: 114 - BANGOR

Project Description:

All Saints Catholic School held their annual Field Day on June 14th, 2019. The athletic Director asked the Knights if they could support the function with a Barbecue Grill. The Knights voted on purchasing a new industrial eight burner grill for this event, and so that we would have a big grill for future BBQ needs.

The grill was purchased at SAMS and the Knights used their existing propane tanks to purchased propane and affects the tanks to the grill for use. The grill was transported to the Catholic School for there use and was picked up after the event.




FURNITURE MOVE, CLEANING & LAWN MOWING

09/20/2019


Council: 10020 - No. WINDHAM

Project Description:

THREE KNIGHTS ANSWERED THE CALL OF A MEMBER OF OUR CLERGY TO ASSIST WITH FURNITURE MOVING, HOUSE CLEANING & LAWN MOWING AS THEY PREPARED FOR AN OUT OF STATE MOVE AFTER SERVING IN OUR CLUSTER FOR NEARLY TWENTY YEARS. THE WORK WAS PERFORMED AT THE ABOVE ADDRESS ON THE MORNING OF SEPTEMBER 20.




Maine State Summer Meeting - Hosted by Pine Cone Council 114

09/20/2019


Council: 114 - BANGOR

Project Description:

For the second year in a row, the Maine State Council Deputy, Mark Bourgoin asked the Pine Cone Council 114 to host the Summer Planning Meeting, to which the council accepted.
The date of June 29th was selected from 8 am through 4 pm, and it was requested that a Continental Breakfast and a light lunch be provided, along with audio equipment, podium, flags.
Our Chef Marvin provided freshly made scones, and assorted pastries, breads, drinks, fruit for breakfast, and then put on a very nice spread of fresh ground sandwich meats, breads etc for lunch.
The whole day was very professional, well done, and the atmosphere was pure excitement for gaining all there was to offer in terms of the Faith and what needed to be accomplished over the next six months.

Well done Pine Cone Council 114!




Annual councial tootsie roll drive

09/19/2019


Council: 8868 - LIMERICK

Project Description:

Chair person brother Bill Heaney organized members for standing outside three location getting donation for our annual tootsie roll drive. Members had two hour shifts beginning Friday August 08 9:00 AM. The weather was excellent this year and people were very generous. Saint Matthews collection was held after all the week-end masses the week-end following. With out Brother Bill’s organization skills total amount would of been much less. This years collection was well over $5000.00 The money will be split between three schools for their Special Olympics programs.




Annual Tootsie roll drive

09/19/2019


Council: 8868 - LIMERICK

Project Description:

Chair person Brother Bill Heaney organized members for standing outside three stores for getting donation for our annual Tootsie roll drive. Members had two hour shifts beginning August 08 at 9:00 AM. The weather was excellent and the public was very generous. The church drive was held August 18th after the Masses.With Brother Bill’s organizational skills the council raised well over $5000.00 to help the special olympics in three school districts in our parish.




Family of the Month for September 2019

09/19/2019


Council: 13861 - SANFORD

Project Description:

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.




Getting and Verifing signiture for petetion drive for diocese

09/19/2019


Council: 8868 - LIMERICK

Project Description:

The petition forms for peoples veto for rite to die began collecting signatures for each town after the masses of 09/08/2019 by rite to life committee members. The signatures sheets were then certified by each town office. Brother George Duranleau and Mike Rousselle with his wife and other committee members spent their time and gas money going to all town offices in order to expedite the process to get petitions turn in to Diocese for trying to over turn rite to die law.




Knight of the Month for September 2019

09/19/2019


Council: 13861 - SANFORD

Project Description:

The St. Thomas Council Knights of Columbus named Rene Robichaud as Knight of the Month for the month of September 2019.
Rene has been bestowed the honors of Knight of the Month multiple times – and for good reason!

Four words that best describe Rene are: He Is Always There. Whether it is checking for membership cards and rosaries before council meetings; greeting parishioners and collecting money at the 4:00 Saturday masses; selling raffle tickets for the children’s Christmas party; making popcorn at the Sanford Mainers Concession; working at the gate at the Acton fair or working in the kitchen at all the Knights of Columbus dinners you will find Rene there! You need any help? Rene is your go-to guy!

His enthusiasm and passion for the Knights of Columbus and his faith is an inspiration to his brother knights!




Parish Bean Supper Fundraiser for Council

09/19/2019


Council: 114 - BANGOR

Project Description:

During the annual planning meeting it was decided to have more monthly dinners and suppers to support the many council charities. On September 7th, the knights put on a Parish Bean Supper, just over 100 parishioners attended the supper. Tickets were sold prior to the event and the day of the event announcements from the Pulpits were encouraged and many people arrived after mass for the well prepared Homemade beans, Mac and cheese, coleslaw, hot dogs, biscuits, ginger cake, fresh whipped cream.

The meal was well attended and we included a 50/50 drawing to sweeten the evening a bit. Soft music was played through the over head speaker system, and wonderful conversations throughout the parish hall.

The supper raised $997.00 profit for the Council’s bank account.

A great effort by many helping hands, many hands made for light duty for all and an enjoyable start of the fraternal year.




REQUEST FOR FURNITURE MOVE

09/17/2019


Council: 10020 - No. WINDHAM

Project Description:

THREE KNIGHTS RESPONDED TO A REQUEST BY SISTERS OF THE RESURRECTION IN OTISFIELD TO MOVE HEAVY FURNITURE ON THE ABOVE DATE. FURNITURE WAS SWAPPED FROM ONE RESIDENCE TO ANOTHER AND A NOT NEEDED RECLINER WAS TAKEN BACK TO OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP IN WINDHAM, MAINE




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