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We are exploring the possibility of buying an updated aspergillum for the church. The aspergillum looks like a sphere mounted on a handle. It has perforations that allow holy water to be sprinkled on the faithful. It is often accompanied by a bucket or chalice with a handle to contain additional holy water, so that the priest … [Read more…]
With a kickoff mass in Lacey, the Washington State March for Life concluded on the Capitol steps. Marchers were encouraged to follow up by visiting their legislators and letting them know that all life is important, from conception to natural death. Marchers listened to speakers, preachers and legislators on a cold and blustery day. Oddly, … [Read more…]
The St. Teresa of Calcutta Knights of Columbus is pleased to participate in the Heartbeat for Wounded Warriors program for 2018. We were connected with a Wounded Warrior and his family and were able to provide a little assistance and some Christmas cheer. To protect the family’s anonymity, we aren’t going to provide any last … [Read more…]
The St. Teresa of Calcutta Knights of Columbus received a 2018 Columbian Award from the Supreme Council of the Knights of Columbus. This award recognizes excellence in your council’s programming and charitable outreach. Councils must conduct and report at least four major programs in each of the Service Program categories: Faith, Family, Community, and Life. … [Read more…]
The St. Teresa of Calcutta Knights of Columbus Council have awarded the winners for the 2018 Scholarship contest. Participants were asked to write a short, 500 word essay on “What community or church activity have I participated in that I am most proud of and why?” Since it’s difficult to simulate a drum roll in … [Read more…]
The St. Teresa of Calcutta Knights of Columbus is sponsoring a scholarship contest and the submission date is fast approaching. The scholarship requires no data on GPA, last term grades or anything like that. 2018ScholarshipEssayApplication The only criterion is the submission of the application form and the associated essay. Get it in! The clock stops … [Read more…]
Those sandwiches for the Special Olympics participants don’t just make themselves. Staffing the sandwich assembly line is our District Deputy (and fellow council member) Roddy with his lovely wife and daughter. Dialing up the heroism, Roddy bounced back from a late night council meeting (and poker knight) for this “dawn patrol” event.