Did you know that … that most Knights of Columbus councils offer school bursaries and scholarships for those students moving on to higher levels of education including University?
Did you know that … that around the world, wherever Knights of Columbus can be found, you will find us assisting with victims of fire, flooding, earthquakes, terrorism and any other form of natural or man made disaster?
District 9 , Kelowna, BC, will be hosting a Formation (Second) Degree Exemplification with details as follows:
|DATE:||9th February, 2019 (Saturday)|
|TIME:||Registration at 1:00 PM|
|Exemplification to follow immediately after registration Members and candidates to arrive at registration time.|
|LOCATION:||St Pius X church Hall|
|1346 Gordon Drive (corner of Fuller Avenue and Gordon Drive), Kelowna, BC|
Grand Knights, Please bring your candidates with the following: Current 1st Degree Membership card, certificates, 2nd Degree Membership cards, etc.
Members – remember to bring your current membership cards!
Name: Doug Greenwood– District Deputy #9
Did you know that …that Knights of Columbus provide financial support to Seminarians and Postulants and that
Seminarians can now join the Order at no cost?
Did you know that …Knights of Columbus has expanded into Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, South Korea and more recently, into France.
Did you know that …Canadian Knights of Columbus work with the Canadian Wheelchair Mission and since 2009 have
donated and delivered tens of thousands of wheelchairs to Afghanistan, Vietnam, Cuba, the
Philippines, Ukraine, Cambodia, Mexico, Haiti and several African countries at a cost of $195.00/chair
to assist those in need of mobility? http://www.cdnwheelchair.ca/partners/knights-of-columbus.html
Did you know that … Knights of Columbus count among their members men like Babe Ruth, Floyd Patterson, Vince
Lombardi, Mike Ditka, Mike Sweeny (Captain Kansas City Royals), Former BC Lt. Governor Steven
Point, Archbishop J. Michael Miller and almost all bishops and priests within North America including
Cardinals Marc Ouelet, Thomas Collins and Gerald Lacroix.
… other notable Canadian Knights of Columbus members of renown include St. Brother Andre, Cal Murphy, Andrew Scheer, Sen. Gerry St. Germain, Serge Savard and former Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent.
Did you know that … Special Olympics was founded by a Knight of Columbus by the name of Sargent Shriver along with his wife Eunice Kennedy Shriver. The Knights of Columbus organization partnered with Special Olympics. In 2016, the Knights paid travel expenses of all Canadian and American Special Olympians to the World Games in Los Angeles, California?
Did you know that … Each year at our annual international convention, Knights of Columbus members approve resolutions protecting the sanctity of life of life at all stages, honouring the members of our Armed Forces and speaking out against attacks on religious liberties.
Did you know that …The Knights of Columbus offer our families Faith in Action programs in the areas of Church, Community, Family and Life, all designed to help build the Domestic Church – our Catholic families.
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