Downriver K of C Diamond Jack River Cruise Fundraiser 2022 – IT’S BACK!

Wednesday, July 13th – 7PM
Bishop Park in Wyandotte to Boblo
$30 per person or 2 for $50
Pizza and Snacks Provided – Cash Bar – 50/50

This is open to ANYONE! ALL ARE WELCOME!

Contact DD/PGK Ray Bilyk by email raybilyk@kofc3956.org or text to 313-247-2110 to get tickets!

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Volunteers Needed – Coats for Kids Distribution in Ecorse

Brother Knights, Family and Friends of Council 3956 (and District 105),

District 105 (hosted by Robert Jones Council 3956) is having a Coats for Kids Distribution THIS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13th at St. André Bessette Parish (4250 W Jefferson Ave, Ecorse, MI 48229) from 10AM to 1PM.

We need VOLUNTEERS to help with setup, distribution and cleanup for this event!!! Please plan on being there by 9AM to assist with setup, but if you can’t make it then, please come anyway to assist. Many hands make light work!!!

Information about the Coats for Kids Program can be found here: https://www.kofc.org/en/what-we-do/faith-in-action-programs/community/coats-for-kids.html

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Contact District Deputy Ray Bilyk if you have any questions!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED THIS WEEKEND – M.I. Drive for Mentally Impaired (Tootsie Roll Drive)

Brother Knights, family and friends,

Thanks to our Council Warden Larry Rossi, we got permission to solicit funds (and hand out Tootsie Rolls) on this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the intersection of Eureka and Dix/Toledo Roads from 9AM to 4PM.

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS to make this weekend a success!

We are also soliciting donations at ALL of the St. Pius X Parish doors after all of the Masses (Saturday 4PM Mass, and Sunday 9AM and 11AM Masses).

If you can help at the intersection (even an hour is helpful), please contact Brother Larry Rossi by email at TootsieRollDrive@kofc3956.org

If you can help at the Saturday 4PM and Sunday 9AM Masses, please contact Program Director Brian Batko by email at TootsieRollDrive@kofc3956.org

 
If you can help at the Sunday 11AM Mass, please contact Grand Knight Bill Robert by email at TootsieRollDrive@kofc3956.org
 
We really need everyone’s help to make this a successful event! Remember the lesson of the First Degree… Charity!

Passing of Martina Teresa McGuire, Mother of Brother Knight Dan McGuire

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Martina Teresa McGuire, Mother of Brother Knight Dan McGuire.

The Visitation Services  will be Friday, October 8, 2021 at Molnar Funeral Home, Southgate Chapel at 14032 Northline Road from 2pm to 8pm. The Mass of Resurrection is Saturday, October 9, 2021 at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 14101 Superior in Southgate at 11am.

May her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen.

Passing of Brother Knight Bob Dorosz – Rosary on Sunday at 7PM

Brother Knights and family,

It is with great sadness that I notify you of the passing of Brother Knight Bob Dorosz on July 23rd.. He was a very active member of our Council for a long time, and he will be missed.

Visitation for Brother Bob is Sunday, July 25th at Czopek Funeral Home, 2157 Oak St, Wyandotte, MI.
Our Council will be saying a Rosary for him at 7:00PM.
WE WOULD LOVE TO SEE AS MANY BROTHER KNIGHTS THERE AS POSSIBLE!

Funeral for Brother Bob will be Monday, July 26th.at St. Pius X Parish.
In state: 10:30AM
Funeral: 11:00AM

May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

Passing of PGK Frank Racano

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our fellow Brother Knight and Past Grand Knight Frank Racano. Frank relocated here from New York several years ago to care for his mother and had been experiencing his own health issues. He had been very active in many of our events. It was Frank who proposed our upcoming golf outing and dedication to the memory of Tony Cerezo. Please pray for him, his family, and particularly his mother.

The Visitation Services for Frank Racano will be Monday, June 28, 2021 at Molnar Funeral Home, Southgate Chapel at 14032 Northline Road from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 9pm. Rosary at Molnar will be at 7PM, hosted by the St. Pius Rosary Confraternity (Brother Frank was a member), and assisted by our Council. The Mass of Resurrection is Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 14101 Superior in Southgate at 8:30, followed by procession to Our Lady of Hope Cemetery.

May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen.

Volunteer Opportunity – Coats for Kids Detroit Distribution

We are inviting all interested Knights and their families to the Coats for Kids distribution (through the Coats for Kids Program) our Council is participating in. Our District has amassed well over 150 coats to give away! (Our Council has purchased 96 alone!)

This volunteer opportunity is open to Knights and their families, as well as Catholic men and their families interested in learning more about what we as Knights do!

It will be an enjoyable event for the whole family.

The event is being held next Saturday, December 12th at:
Basilica of Sainte Anne de Detroit
1000 St. Anne St.
Detroit, MI 48216

Volunteers should arrive @ 9:00 am.
The event should end @ 2:00 pm.
Please send Financial Secretary Ray Bilyk an email (raybilyk@kofc3956.org) if you’re interested in attending so that we can alert the District Deputy.

Request from Worthy Chaplain, Fr. Suresh SAC

Dear All

Good morning. Hopefully you all had a wonderful weekend. Just want to remind and seek your assistance as done during the weekend announcements.
 
1. Regarding the help required to drop off the festival ticket books in your city or street. Please contact the parish office for more details.
2. Secondly the request for donation: Painting/Windows. Kindly read the attachment for more details about the improvement work in Church.
 
Thanks for your support
Blessings
Fr. Suresh SAC