Breakfast with Santa Holiday Event - December 14, 2013
council hosted Breakfast with Santa in conjunction with St. Isaac
Jogues Parish on Saturday morning, December 14th. Attendees enjoyed a
catered breakfast with an assortment of food choices. Santa arrived
shortly afterward, accompanied by Fr. Moerman. Children had the
opportunity to visit individually with Santa and share their gift
wishes. Arts and crafts were also enjoyed by children.
Coffee Hosted at St. Isaac Jogues Parish - October 6, 2013
The council hosted a coffee social after the
10:30 AM Mass at St. Isaac Jogues Parish on Sunday, October 6. A wide
variety of foods, including pastries, cakes and fruit were enjoyed by
attendees. Council members also visited with parishioners and tended the tables
at this hospitality event.
9/11 Commemoration Held
- September 12, 2013
council hosted a Mass for peace and in commemoration of 9/11 at St.
Isaac Jogues Church on Wednesday morning, September 11. Local first
responders were invited as honored guests, and provided a color guard.
Mass was followed by a candlelit procession to the parish chapel, where
a 24 hour Eucharistic adoration was attended by members of the Knights
of Columbus, parishioners, and guests.
Parish Yard Work
Project - August 3, 2013
team of 9 council members worked on the grounds of St. Isaac Jogues
Parish on Saturday morning, August 3, trimming the hedge along Walker
Road and creating a mulch bed around the main parish sign on Valley
Forge Road. The team worked from 8:30 AM until noon, accomplishing some
significant refreshing of the parish landscape.
Veterans Hosted at Cookout - July 20, 2013
successful cookout was hosted by the council at the Veterans
Administration facilities in Coatesville on Saturday, July 20th. Due to
the hot weather, grilled foods were served in an air
conditioned area of the facilities. Twelve members of the council and
their family members participated in this very well received service
program. Special thanks go to Bill Ristey and Frank Yanni for organizing the cookout.
April 28, 2013
council hosted a special parish coffee in appreciation of the altar
servers of St. Isaac Jogues Parish after the 10:30 AM Mass on Sunday,
April 28. Award folders were given to the altar servers which contained
personalized service award certificates and movie ticket gifts. A wide
variety of pastries, fruit, and a cake decorated for the occasion were
enjoyed by attendees. Special thanks goes to Mike Harkness for
organizing the event.
Support for St. Malachy School - April 17, 2013
As part of its charitable service program
for youth, families and the community, the council made a donation of
School via the school's Adopt-a-Student Program. The program helps to offset the cost of tuition
for students at
the North Philadelphia school.
Knight of the Year Award
- March 9, 2013
recipient of the 2012 Knight of the Year Award is Paul Fisher.
Deputy Grand Knight Bill Ristey presented Paul with the award at the council's annual
potluck dinner. Paul was recognized in particular for a special service
project to the council, parish, and community in the form of
presentations and an informational
website on St. Therese of the Child Jesus. Paul was also recognized
for his regular participation in council activities over several years.
Support for Local Seminarian -
March 9, 2013
continuation of its seminarian support program, the
council welcomed seminarian
Daniel Arechabala to its Potluck Dinner on March 9.
A contribution of $500 was given to Mr. Arechabala by the council to help with
his expenses. Mr. Arechabala gave a brief update on his studies and
answered questions from the attendees.
Potluck Dinner Hosted by Council
- March 9, 2013
of the council and their families enjoyed a potluck dinner in the Parish
Hall on Saturday evening, March 9, after the 5pm Mass. A wide
variety of appetizers, entrees, side dishes and desserts were enjoyed by
attendees. Fr. Stephen Moerman, pastor of St. Isaac Jogues Parish, offered a prayer before
dinner. Deputy Grand Knight
Bill Ristey served as master of ceremonies for the presentations, which
included a presentation of financial support to a local seminarian, as
well as the Knight of the Year Award presentation.
Cub Scouts Pinewood
Derby - March 2, 2013
council assisted with concession stand services at the Pinewood
Derby held by Cub Scout Pack 81 at St. Isaac Jogues Parish Hall.
Volunteers included John Corr, Anthony Perretta, Joe Powers, Bill Ristey,
Ed Toney and Tony Trongone. Special thanks goes to Bill Ristey,
pictured, for organizing the
council's help with this event.
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