Saturday, July 11

Month: June 2018

Installation of Officers
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Installation of Officers

The Installation of Officers for the Alabama State Council was held today during the 5:30 pm Mass at St. John the Baptist in Madison, AL.  An Honor Guard preceded the liturgical procession which included the State Officers, Directors, and their wives.  Rev. Dan Good, the State Chaplian, was the celebrant of the Mass.  Jason Esteve, who was installed as State Deputy three weeks ago while in New Haven, CT, installed the officers and bestowed on each the jewel of their office.
2018 Organizational Meeting Agendas
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2018 Organizational Meeting Agendas

Here are links to the agendas for the District Deputy Meeting and the Kickoff Meeting.  More information as to content for presenters, but I wanted to get this to you for review. I look forward to seeing you in Prattville on July 7th.
Refund Support Vocation Program (RSVP)
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Refund Support Vocation Program (RSVP)

A Higher Purpose Keep the faith alive by supporting our seminarians and postulants. As the strong right arm of the church, Knights of Columbus are committed to providing moral, financial and spiritual support to our future priests and religious at all stages of their formation. A featured program, RSVP counts for two credits toward the Columbian Award. Overview Knights of Columbus stand in solidarity with our priests and religious. Through this program, council and parish families will raise funds to support seminarians in their area. For every $500 donated to an individual seminarian or religious aspirant, the Supreme Council will refund $100 back to the council, up to a maximum of $400 (four individuals) per council per fraternal year. Though financial support is vitally important, it is...
Spiritual Reflection
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Spiritual Reflection

A Higher Purpose Create annual opportunities for prayer and reflection together as a fraternity. Under the guidance of their chaplain, councils can attend a retreat or day of reflection together or perhaps organize their own event for the men of their parish. Council participation in Spiritual Reflection is required to qualify for Columbian Award. Overview Many Catholic young people can attest that religious retreats are radically rejuvenating spiritual events that often leave a lasting impact on participants’ relationship to their faith. Yet, so often, retreats seem only to be open to students and youth. In conjunction with pastors, councils and jurisdictions can hold low-cost retreats of their own. These events might be open only to council members or men of the parish – or may be open t...