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 Sirico addresses us on this topic, Monday, May 11th. We are moving our meeting to Cebelak Hall at 7:00pm to provide more space for those that want to join us.
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!
Our council’s 13th annual Keep Christ in Christmas card contest for kids was a great success with over 150 entries. You can see our winners and their cards here.
Examples of 2018 winning cards are available here. 2017 winning cards are available here. 2016 winners.
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.
Follow this link for more detail.
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.
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.