Knights of Columbus

Council #13983

UPCOMING EVENTS;

  • 09/03/20 Officer meeting at 7:00pm (Green Room)

  • 09/08/20 Membership meeting at 7:00pm (ROSARY at 6:15pm) in Day Chapel.

  • 09/13/20 PARISH PICNIC starting after 11:30 Mass. MUCH HELP IS NEEDED TO SUPPORT KIDS GAMES!!!

  • 09/20/20 St. Lawrence ROSARY & WALK for LIFE with St. Kieran participation.

  • 10/08/20 Officer meeting at 7:00pm (Green Room)

  • 10/09/20 thru 10/11/20 MI “Tootsie Roll” Drive

  • 10/12/20 COLUMBUS DAY MEMORIAL MASS at 7:00pm with Perpetual Help Devotions immediately after Mass.

  • 10/13/20 Membership meeting at 7:00pm (ROSARY at 6:15pm) in Day Chapel

  • 11/07/20 Officer meeting at 7:00pm (Green Room)

  • 11/12/20 Membership meeting at 7:00pm (ROSARY at 6:15pm) in Day Chapel.

  • 11/19/20 JINGO still on schedule!!

  •  12/10/20 CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION

Click here for the full Knights of Columbus Update for the months of September and October

  • Have You Considered Joining the Fourth Degree?

  If you have ever considered joining the 4th Degree, there has never been an easier or more convenient time than now!  The next Fourth Degree Exemplification will be Saturday, September 26, 2020, and will be online using Zoom. While unusual, this is being done in an abundance of caution and in keeping with current emergency orders issued by the State of Michigan Governor.

  Details for logging in will be provided to Faithful Navigators and will be passed on to candidates.

The schedule will be:

9:00am Candidate Check-in

9:50am Faithful Navigator Candidate Check-in Verification

10:00am Exemplification Commences 11:45am Comments from Dignitaries

  Candidate Dress Attire: Candidates need not wear a tuxedo or suit for this online event. Candidates should wear a collared shirt (dress shirt or polo shirt). Council shirts are also acceptable.  

  Cost: Your cost for the exemplification will only be $50 instead of the normal $70 due to the fact that there will not be a dinner served at the event.

  Important Notes:

1. This is the first time we are attempting an online 4th Degree Exemplification. Please be patient with us.

2. The exemplification is expected to take about two hours.

3. Candidates are expected to be online and attentive for the entire program.

4. Exemplification to the Fourth Degree is still considered a secret ceremonial. Please distance yourself appropriately during the ceremony.

  The primary purpose of the fourth degree is to foster the spirit of patriotism and to encourage active Catholic citizenship. Fourth degree Knights work to support and assist veterans and active military personnel and veterans with such programs as assisting at Veterans Administration hospitals, conducting Flag protocol programs, sending packages to troops deployed overseas, protecting the phase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance, and participating in parades and patriotic events. We donate to such patriotic endeavors as Wreathes Across America, Vets Returning Home, and the Pilgrimage to Lourdes.  In addition, we continue to support the Church by participating in many Church activities and events in local parishes.

The St. John Neumann Assembly normally (during non-pandemic times) conducts nine general meetings and three social events for our members during the year.  Two of the social events are held in the main hall of the St. Lawrence K of C facility.  They are the St. Patrick’s Dinner in March and the Christmas Dinner in December.  Our third social event is our annual picnic, held at the St. Lawrence K of C picnic grounds located on 21 Mile Road at the M-53 by-pass.  This event takes place on the third Wednesday in August.  Dues are only $25.00 per year.

   Support of those who serve or have served us in our nation’s military, low dues, and business casual attire, reduced cost, and reduced time commitment to be exemplified.  It indeed is a good time and for good reason to join the 4th Degree.  Applications will need to be received by S.K. Ron Koscierzynski by Tuesday, September 1, 2020 in time for processing and registration.  For more information, please contact the 4th Degree liaison in your council or contact S.K. Ron Koscierzynski,      

Faithful Comptroller for the St. John Neumann Assembly 478 at 248-805-4651 or drkosc47@hotmail.com.

 

 

  • John W. McDevitt Scholarships;

:: This scholarship was established in 1998 in honor of the Order’s 11th Supreme Knight. Recipients must be enrolled

    at a Catholic University in the United States and be a Knight, the wife of a Knight, or the son or daughter of a Knight.

    Widows and children of Members, who died in good standing, are also eligible. For more information, contact;

                                Department of Scholarships

                                Knights of Columbus

                                P.O. Box 1670

                                New Haven, CT 06507   203-752-4332

                                www.kofc.org/scholarship

 

  • RIGHT to LIFE WALK & ROSARY;

St. Lawrence Council #2950 has scheduled their annual WALK for LIFE & ROSARY for SEPTEMBER 20th. More details will be forwarded as several updates are in process. Keep the date open please, as we will pray for an end to ABORTION and PEACE in our world!

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Parish Tel: 586-781-4901

Faith Formation:  586-781-6515

Youth Ministry:  586-781-5SKY (5759)
Fax: 586-781-6516

53600 Mound Rd.

Shelby Township, Michigan

48316

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