Holy Cross Knights of Columbus

4381-91 Larkins St • Detroit, MI 48210 • (313) 843-5233-34

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The Cross Newsletter for November December 2014

November 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

Here is The Cross Newsletter for November and December 2014. In order to read it, you must have a PDF reader installed on your computer.

 The Cross Newsletter 2014 November December

If you have any comments, corrections or would like to submit something for the next newsletter, please contact us at newsletter@holycrosskofc.org.

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November Letter From Faithful Navigator

November 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

Vivat Jesus !

Sir Knights! The month of October is behind us and also behind us is my first meeting as your Faithful Navigator. I have expressed my goals that I would like to attain. . First and foremost I would like to know everyone on a one to one basis.  I hope to increase our membership by 20% or better and will be seeking members not only from Holy Cross Council but from our councils under our jurisdiction, but above all I wish to reinstatement members. At the meeting we voted to donate $100.00 to the Desert Angels for shipping “Miracle Boxes” to our service men and women. Also when proper information is received we will sponsor a seminarian and support other charitable projects

We will be sending five Sir Knights and two Ladies to the Fall Harvest District #1 meeting on November 2, 2014. They are Sir Knights Bob Bielenda, Caz Rozmarniewicz, Jamie Kuhlman and Lady and Sir Knight Walter Glinka and Lady and Sir Knight David Vincent.

I appreciate all the comments from the survey that was mailed out. Believe me they were all for the better and it shows you are concerned and enthusiastic about our assembly. Responses came from Sir Knights who live out of state as well as those from other councils. I cannot understand the reason for some not responding with a paid postage envelope enclosed. I will have the statistics for you in a personal Christmas letter which I will send out in December.

As we approach the month of November we think about Thanksgiving Day, football, turkey and family. However, November has a special meaning for the Fourth Degree. We Sir Knights have gone through the degrees of Charity, Unity and Fraternalism and now we possess the highest degree the Knights of Columbus can offer, the fourth degree!  The degree of Patriotism!

November is the time we give “Thanks” to our veterans on Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2014.  Sir Knights we have many fourth degree Knights who have served our country with honor and we should be proud that they are member of Holy Cross Assembly #1622. Keep in mind that anyone who has done military service for our country earns the privilege to be called “Veteran”.

In a poem by Joanna Fuchs she states:

We salute every one of them,
the noble and the brave,
the ones still with us here today,
and those who rest in a grave.

So here’s to our country’s heroes;
they’re a cut above the rest;
let’s give the honor that is due
to our countries very best.

Sir Knight Bob Bielenda F.N.

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2014 Annual Holiday Food Drive

November 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

It’s now time for all Brother Knights to roll up your sleeves and help out during our 3rd annual Holiday Food Drive for needy families of our area. In 2012 we were able to reach out and supply for twenty needy families. Last year, that number went to sixty-five and for this year, I’m hoping that the total can be near one hundred, if not over!

You can start dropping off any nonperishable items at the council. You can also make a monetary donation, if you so choose. There was a donation envelope enclosed for your convenience with the Cross Newsletter mailing this week. Either will be appreciated.

We are also lining up local businesses to help in our cause. Last year, Gordon Foods in Dearborn Heights was our largest contributor. If you know of any business which is willing, please invite them to make a donation too.

And lastly, if you know of a family that may be in need, please let me know.

Sincerely,
Jimmy Szott, G.K.

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The Cross Newsletter for September- October 2014

August 26th, 2014 · Comments Off

Here is The Cross Newsletter for September and October 2014. In order to read it, you must have a PDF reader installed on your computer.

The Cross Newsletter 2014 September October

If you have any comments, corrections or would like to submit something for the next newsletter, please contact us at newsletter@holycrosskofc.org.

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The Cross Newsletter for July-August 2014

June 30th, 2014 · Comments Off

Here is The Cross Newsletter for July and August 2014. In order to read it, you must have a PDF reader installed on your computer.

 The Cross Newsletter 2014 July Aug

If you have any comments, corrections or would like to submit something for the next newsletter, please contact us at newsletter@holycrosskofc.org.

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Fundraiser Dinner for Local Family in Need

June 11th, 2014 · Comments Off

Holy Cross Council is hosting a fundraiser dinner for a local family.  Little 8-year old Hailee Bolton was injured last month in Garden City in a golf cart accident along with three other young girls. She has since been through eight surgeries, and the medical bills are piling up on her family.

The Spaghetti Dinner will be held in the council lounge on Saturday, June 14th from 2:00 pm  to 9:00 pm.

Hailee

The donation is $10 for an adult dinner and $5 for a kids dinner. Brother Knights, please consider coming out and supporting Hailee’s family. Please pass this info to friends and family too!

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The Cross Newsletter for May-June 2014

April 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Here is The Cross Newsletter for May-June 2014. In order to read it, you must have a PDF reader installed on your computer.

The Cross Newsletter 2014 May June

If you have any comments, corrections or would like to submit something for the next newsletter, please contact us at newsletter@holycrosskofc.org.

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2014 Michigan State Squires Bowl-a-Thon

April 15th, 2014 · Comments Off

Fr. Daniel A Lord Circle 801 will be hosting this year’s state Bowl-a-Thon. Please click on the links below for more information.

2014 State Squires Bowling Activity

2014 Special Days Squires Pledge Form

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MI (Toostie Roll) Drive this weekend!

April 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Michigan State Knights of Columbus is asking all councils throughout the state to participate in its annual M.I. Drive which supports the citizens of Michigan who have intellectual disabilities. This year’s drive will take place on the weekend of Palm Sunday: April 11, 12, & 13, 2014.

Members from the over 300 plus councils in the state will be doing their part and we too, at Holy Cross, are looking for all members to participate. Come to the council that weekend, visit our lounge, have a few cocktails with your Brother Knights and leave a donation in the canisters which will be displayed on the bar. The customary “tootsie rolls” will be available for those who donate. A second option of helping is to make a monetary/check donation. You can either drop an envelope off at the council that weekend or mail it back to:

Holy Cross Council #2739
ATTN: MI Drive
4381 Larkins
Detroit, Michigan 48210

All of the proceeds from this drive will be allocated to help the many educational, vocational and supportive programs which assist those that are in need. So if you are able to help out, please do so. On behalf of the Holy Cross Knights of Columbus and the Michigan state Council, we would like to thank you in advance for your generosity and continued support of this program.

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Update – 2014 Holy Cross Golf Scramble

April 1st, 2014 · Comments Off

We are half way there! We have 17 foursomes signed up. Questions?  See the below PDFs for contact info.

We have 8 hole sponsors but looking for more!

Now here’s the basic info one more time.

The 2014 Holy Cross Golf Reunion Scramble date is  Saturday, June 7. Location is:

Warren Valley Golf Course.
26116 W. Warren Ave.
Dearborn Heights MI 48127

Entry form:

2014 Holy Cross Golf Scramble Entry Form

Sponsorship form:

2014 Holy Cross Golf Scramble Sponsor Form

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