9/11 Commemoration Held
- September 11, 2015
council hosted several events in commemoration of 9/11 at St.
Isaac Jogues Church. Eucharistic Adoration began on September 10,
continuing to 8 AM on September 11, when first responders were hosted as
special guests at Mass. Attendees then convened in the Prayer Garden for
a bell ringing ceremony in memory of fallen firefighters, and the
playing of Taps. A reception with light refreshments concluded the
events, with parishioners and council members having an opportunity to
personally thank first responders for their selfless service to the
Cookout Hosted at VA Hospital
- August 8, 2015
and staff at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Coatesville PA were
treated to a summer cookout by the council at noon on Saturday, August
8. Council members ran the grills and provided table service for the
veterans, serving 80 hotdogs and 62 hamburgers. Several side dishes and
a dessert were also provided by council volunteers. Thanks go to Bill
Ristey for organizing this service project.
Coffee Hosted by Council
- April 26, 2015
The council hosted a Parish Coffee after the 10:30 AM Mass on Sunday
morning, April 26. A nice selection of refreshments were enjoyed by the
numerous parishioners in attendence. Thanks to all council members who
helped make this parish fellowship activity a success.
Parish Yard Work
- April 25, 2015
council members worked in conjunction with the Boy Scouts to do yard
work at St. Isaac Jogues Parish on Saturday morning, April 25. Efforts
were concentrated on the Prayer Garden and surrounding area, where yard
debris was collected. Thanks go to all who participated.
Knight of the Year Award
- February 7, 2015
recipient of the 2014 Knight of the Year Award is Joe Powers.
Grand Knight Ed Sweeney presented the award at the council's annual
potluck dinner. Joe was recognized for his regular participation in
multiple council projects over several years, such as the crab cake
fundraisers. Joe was also praised for his enthusiastic participation and
input at council meetings. Joe expressed his appreciation to the council
for this honor, and noted how the council serves as an extended family
for council members and their families.
Potluck Dinner Hosted by Council
- February 7, 2015
of the council and their families enjoyed a potluck dinner in St. Isaac
Hall on Saturday evening, February 7, after the 5pm Mass. A delicious
array of entrees, side dishes and desserts was enjoyed by attendees.
Special guests included Past Grand Knight Joe Monte, who performed a
music selection from his charitable project CD "In Remembrance". Current
Ed Sweeney served as master of ceremonies for the evening.
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