The Sacred Heart council received an update from our state council stating that Sam Blouw, Gianna Dugan and Liam Regan had all been recognized at the diocese and state levels and were being entered in the Knights’ international essay contest finals. Congratulations to our council winners as they move on to the higher level competition.
The Sacred Heart council is proud to announce the winners of our council Knights of Columbus Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest:
8th grade – Perpetua Phelps
9th grade – Sam Blouw
10th grade – Gianna Dugan
11th grade – Liam Regan
These winners were selected from 80 entries. The council contest is part of the essay contest sponsored by the Supreme Knights of Columbus. The Sacred Heart winners the move on to the diocese and state competitions. Winners at the state level are entered in the international level competition.
During the month of May the Sacred Heart parishioners and Knights helped moms with the “Thank You Mom Campaign”. We are collected formula and cash donations to help moms and babies served by HELP Pregnancy Crisis Aid.
The Knights also passed out seeds as gifts to all moms of Sacred Heart on Mother ’s day weekend.
As bishops from around the world meet with Pope Francis, the Knights of Columbus will begin the Novena for Repentance, Renewal and Rebuilding. The bishops meeting will run from February 21 – 24 to discuss the sexual abuse crisis. The Knights of Columbus ask all Catholics to join us as we embark on this nine day novena of prayer for the success of this landmark Vatican meeting. Please see attached novena prayer card for prayers for each of the nine days.
This year the Sacred Heart Knights of Columbus sponsored a shopping trip to purchase toys for the Sacred Heart Christmas Market. We also took all of our shoppers out for pizza after shopping. Pictures and more details are available here.
Thank you to everyone who purchased cards from the Sacred Heart Knights Keep Christ in Christmas cards sales. With your help we were able to raise $1000 to help the Sacred Heart Academy art programs. Winning designs from our previous eleven Keep Christ in Christmas contests are used to create cards which help you wish friends and family a very Merry Christmas.