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Lee County Tornado Relief Effort Update
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Lee County Tornado Relief Effort Update

Brother Rob Wilburn, District Deputy #19 has really stepped up and taken the lead in organizing and communicating with those affected by the Lee County Tornado and provided the following information. Physical Needs Three distribution points are also churches.  They are Providence Baptist Church2807 Lee County Rd 166Opelika, AL 36804 POC Tanya Knight (334) 748 - 8555 Greater Peace Baptist Church 650  Jeter AvenueOpelika, AL 36801No specific POC(334) 745 - 9847 They need the following: broomsmopsrakesshovelsratchet strapslarge Rubbermaid totesgift cards $25 - $50bungee cords (Providence Baptist Church specific)first aid kits, non-medical (Providence Baptist Church specific)packaged underwear especially women's plus size (Greater Peace Baptist Church ...
2019 Alabama State Convention
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2019 Alabama State Convention

Make your plans now to attend. Join us in Birmingham April 26-28 Brother Knights and their families will gather at the Hilton Birmingham at UAB for fun and fellowship and we want YOU to be there! Friday Night Dinner and Game Night.Breakfast with the Bishops.Sunday Mass at the Cathedral of Saint Paul. We look forward to seeing you in Birmingham.  Click the button below to sign up NOW!  This year we have payment ONLINE! Find Out More
March Dates to Remember
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March Dates to Remember

March is shaping up to be a very busy month.  I just wanted to make sure everyone has their calendars marked.  As always, be sure to reference our State Calendar (or add it to your Google Calendar) for current events and updates. Click here to access the State Calendar March 9th State Free Throw Tournament 9am-noonMontgomery Catholic High School5350 Vaughn RdMontgomery, AL 36116 It will be held on the 9th of March at Catholic High School in Montgomery. Registration will begin at 9 am with the completion beginning at 10. Should be complete no later than 1 pm. Point of Contact: Carl Thomas State Free Throw Coordinator 334-467-6124 CaptainCarl7734@gmail.com South Regional Meeting (Montgomery Area) 1pm - 4pmSt Bede Catholic Church3870 Atlanta HwyMontgo...
Family of the Month January 2019 Winners
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Family of the Month January 2019 Winners

Congratulations to the families of Charles Laurence of Council 666 in Mobile and Edward Arominski of Council 10232 in Madison.  They were two Alabama families out of the 100 “Family of the Month” reporting forms drawn at random from among all entries received at the Supreme Council office for the month. You can learn more about the program, submit an entry online, and be among councils 666, 10232, 10354, and 11672 who submitted forms for their Family of the Month.
45 Knights join the Fourth Degree
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45 Knights join the Fourth Degree

At an exemplification today at Our Lady of the Valley in Birmingham, 45 Knights join the Fourth Degree. The degree was conducted by District Master Pete Parrish, overseen by Vice Supreme Master Michael Porter, and held in honor of State Secretary Joseph E. Flaherty, III.
Council 12150 responds after tornado in Wetumpka
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Council 12150 responds after tornado in Wetumpka

On January 19th, an EF2 tornado hit the city of Wetumpka. The Church of the Holy Spirit Council 12150 immediately started coordinating with local and county Emergency Medical Services as to what needs they could provide for this disaster. The EMS determined there was a need to have onsite feeding of first responders. Brother Knights from Council 12150 responded within hours. During the time onsite, the team fed 90 first responders. The team consisted of Mark Bruton, Perry Burden, Michael Mest and Shane McKenny.  State Deputy commended the men and the council saying, “These men embody our dedication to charity.  We Knights of Columbus always stand ready to help wherever, whenever we are able.  It is an honor to serve those who serve others in our community.”
Family of the Month December 2018 Winners
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Family of the Month December 2018 Winners

Congratulations to the families of Tony Dailey of Council 5164 in Birmingham, Paul Boike of Council 10354 in Gardendale, and Michael Lenz of Council 11672 in Huntsville.  They were three Alabama families out of the 100 “Family of the Month” reporting forms drawn at random from among all entries received at the Supreme Council office for the month. You can learn more about the program, submit an entry online, and be among councils 4083, 5164, 10232, 10354, 11480, 11672, and 16248 who submitted forms for their Family of the Month.
Thank You on 1,000 ultrasound machines
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Thank You on 1,000 ultrasound machines

On January 14, the Supreme Knight dedicated the 1,000th ultrasound machine placed in pregnancy centers around the world. View a map of those locations. Yesterday, the Knights of Columbus released this video from the Supreme Knight thanking all those involved. You have achieved the greatest humanitarian project in the history of the Knights of Columbus. Carl A. Anderson, Supreme Knight https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0AI7uR5iEY Ultrasound Initiative Overview The Knights of Columbus works together as an organization to purchase ultrasound machines for qualifying pregnancy centers. After the state and/or local council raises 50% of the cost, the Knights of Columbus Supreme Council will provide the other 50% to complete funding for purchase of an ultrasound. Or, if the cou...
A message from the Supreme Knight
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A message from the Supreme Knight

Dear Brother Knight:There have been times in our country’s past when uninformed or prejudiced people questioned whether Catholics could be good citizens or honest public servants. That’s why Father McGivney chose the name “Columbus” for our Order — because the discoverer was the Catholic figure from American history most admired and accepted at the time. In fact, from our founding in 1882, until the election of Brother Knight John F. Kennedy in 1960, many still held that Catholics were unfit for public office. Throughout that time, the Knights of Columbus worked to counter such prejudice.Sadly, it seems that in some quarters, this prejudice remains.i  First, in 2017 a Notre Dame law professor was deemed unfit for a federal judgeship by a United States Senator who feared that “the dogma li...