Council #13360 - February Talk by Carol Love

Published by: Mark Tepen on 03/12/2019 (15 Hits)      

Immediately preceding the February General Business meeting, Carol Love spoke to the Knights of Christ the King Council #13360 and other parishioners about the evils of Human Trafficking and her experiences in fighting it.   In addition, Carol provided literature on this topic and mentioned that there are companies, like Better Way Imports, that provides for the retail sale and distribution of fair trade goods.  For more information on Better Way Imports, check their website at http://betterwayimports.com

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Council #13360 - January Knight and Family of the Month

Published by: Mark Tepen on 03/06/2019 (37 Hits)      

January Knight of the Month:  The late Bill Champion. 

Bill served for many years as Lecturer of our council.  Bill organized the bi-monthly talks by various guest speakers held usually at 7:00pm before the council's Business Meeting.  Bill also was the primary connection between our council and the parish Right-to-Life group.  He also gave witness to the inherent value of each human life by the way in which he lovingly cared for his wife, Theresa, as her dementia worsened over the last several years.  

 

January Family of the Month:  Deacon Lou and Mary Russello. 

Deacon Lou, a member of our KofC council, has assisted at many different parish programs and activities in his role as an ordained deacon.  He is now recovering from illness and temporarily stepping back from major duties.  Mary is ready to step up for so many different parish activities and programs.

 


Council #13360 - Check to Perinatal Hospice & Tender Care

Published by: Mark Tepen on 02/16/2019 (51 Hits)      

The Christ the King Knights of Council #13360 dontated the funds raised during the M.I. Drive to Perinatal Hospice and Tender Care of Washtenaw County in Ann Arbor.

Perinatal Hospice and Tender Care of Washtenaw County is an organization that provides support to families whose unborn child has severe problems, but who choose to carry their baby to full term.  Often these babies die shortly after childbirth.  But when they survive childbirth, they are severely disabled.  According to Janet Holtz, Director at Perinatal Hospice,   "The primary purpose of Perinatal Hospice of Washtenaw is to provide support to families who have been told that their unborn baby has an adverse diagnosis. Sometimes the condition diagnosed will result in an early death of the baby and sometimes it means that the child will have significant problems throughout life . Often that can mean mental and physical retardation. We help these families find resources and offer them guidance on their path.  We also provide them with special mementos of the child’s birth and life and continued support for whatever length of time they need it."

Pictured below is Deputy Grand Knight Mark Tepen (right) presenting the check to Janet Holtz (left) from Perinatal Hospice.

Perinatal Hospice


Council #13360 - Supports CTK Women's Retreat

Published by: Mark Tepen on 02/02/2019 (73 Hits)      

On Saturday, January 26, Christ the King in Ann Arbor held their annual Women's Retreat.  And the Knights of Columbus of Council #13360 were there with other men of the parish to support and help out.  Approximately 200 women attended this retreat.  The Knights and men of the parish made coffee and served snacks in the morning, set up for lunch, and helped with the take down and cleanup after the event.  Even our Council's Chancellor, Deacon Wayne Slomiany, served at the Retreat Mass and delivered the homily!  Thanks to all who helped out at this event!

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Above:  Women's Retreat lunch was served in the Christ the King Parish Activities Center.

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Above Left:  Terry Dishneau (left) and Ken LaFleur (right) take down chairs and tables after lunch...

Above Right:  ...and Deacon Wayne Slomiany puts them away.

 


Council #13360 - Check to St Louis Center

Published by: Mark Tepen on 02/02/2019 (64 Hits)      

The Christ the King Knights of Council #13360 dontated the funds raised during the Fall M.I. Drive to the St. Louis Center in Chelsea.  Pictured below is Grand Knight Kelly Donnellon (right) presenting the check for $1,875 to Joe Yekulis (left) from the St Louis Center.

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Council #13360 - December Talk on Faith In Action

Published by: Mark Tepen on 01/23/2019 (80 Hits)      

The Knights of Columbus of Christ the King Council #13360, along with their families and other Knights from District 57 came out for the December Lecture / Christmas party and were treated to an inspiring talk, led by our District Deputy, Dan Gibbons and Michigan State Director Ed Strach, on FAITH IN ACTION.  The talk, along with the subsequent Q&A Session, detailed the four "pillars" of the program (Faith, Community, Family, and Life) as well as the supporting programs for each category and how they can build better Councils and better Knights as faith-filled men of God.  Following the talk, all in attendance were treated to Christmas cookies and other snacks as well as a time for fellowship, where many had a chance to brainstorm about ways to implement these programs.  As anticipated, a good time was had by all.

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(Above Left:  Worthy District Deputy Dan Gibbons kicked off the discussion with a prayer and an overview of FAITH IN ACTION.)

(Above Right:  Worthy State Director Ed Strach encouraged and challenged everyone to embrace and implement these programs.)

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(Above:  A good crowd turned out for Christmas cookies and the inspiring talk on FAITH IN ACTION.)


Council #13360 - New Chaplain, Father Bill Spencer

Published by: Mark Tepen on 08/11/2018 (307 Hits)      

The Knights of Christ the King Council #13360 welcome new Council Chaplain, Father Bill Spencer.  We are so glad that you are a part of our council and look forward to you guidance and leadership in the upcoming fraternal year.  To show our appreciation, Council #13360 presented Fr. Bill with a personalized Council jacket.  Pictured below is Grand Knight Kelly Donnellon and Council Chaplain Fr Bill Spencer.

Fr Bill Jacket