Congratulations to Father Michael Goodwin who has been supported through our council’s RSVP program since 2016. On Saturday, June 6, Father Michael Goodwin and two other men were ordained our diocese’s newest priests by Bishop David Walkowiak at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew. Our council has been blessed to know and support you throughout your journey to the priesthood.
The Sacred Heart Knights of Columbus have been reviewing “The Virtue of Masculinity” by Dr Tim Gray at our recent monthly meetings. We feel that this topic is so important in today’s world that we are inviting all the men of Sacred Heart parish to join the Knights when Father Ron addresses us on this topic, Monday, May 11th. The meeting will be held virtually. Contact SacredHeartGR@comcast.net for an invitation.
The Knights of Columbus supreme council has also provided a Lenten resource which addresses what it means to be a man in today’s world. Into The Breach is a new 12-episode online video series to help men prepare for Easter. Watch and share the episodes now!
Through the generosity of Sacred Heart parishioners, the Knights were able to donate $2,500 to HELP Pregnancy Crisis Aid from the 2019 campaign. Thank you to all those who participated.
More details on the Sacred Heart Knights Baby Bottle Boomerang are available here.
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.
2019-2020 Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest Theme:
Discuss the meaning of Virtue and how you live and embody the virtue of Charity.
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.
Our council Free Throw Championship was held on Tuesday, January 15th following the completion of benediction. Pictures and results are available here.
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.