At our Social Meeting on February 19th, the Family of Man Council #7566 was presented with the Knights of Columbus Columbian Award for Fraternal Year 2017 – 2018 by Supreme. This award recognizes the Council’s respond to the urgent needs of the Domestic Church with over twenty activities providing support to the Church, Community, Council, Family and Youth. This is the second year that the Family of Man Council has received the Columbian Award from Supreme. The Council was selected as a Star Council in 2015-2016 and is on track to receive that award again this Fraternal Year.
Just a reminder that our monthly Charity Breakfast for 2019 is this Sunday, February 3, from 7 AM to 12 PM in the Brown-McCarthy Auditorium. Our charity this month is Nativity Preparatory School of Wilmington, DE. It is a Middle School founded and run by the Oblates, and Father DeLillio was their first President in 2004. They serve low-income communities in Wilmington and it is tuition free for the students. Nativity prep invites bright inner city students to an environment that is geared to learning, advancement and finding opportunities unavailable in their neighborhoods.
The Washington DC March for Life 2019 was held on January 18th and attended by 100,000 interfaith Pro-Life supporters. Attending the March for Life were VP Mike Pence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson and enthusiastic young Catholic high school and college students from across the US. Joining the March as Virginia K of C Marshals from our Council were Brothers John Moran & Jim O’Donnell and SKs PGK Bill McInerney (DW17) and PGK Bob Balog. Seventeen members of SJN Parish (including our Chaplain Fr.
The Knights of Columbus Family of Man Council is proud to announce that the Bob Abbot family is the Family of the Month for January 2019.
Bob has been a Knight since March 2017. He and his wife Joanne were members of SJN parish when it was first established but moved to St. Joseph’s for a while when their three children were in school there. They returned to SJN in 1994 and have been parishioners ever since.
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