KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
Council 13597 Leavenworth / Cashmere
January 2012, Newsletter
GK minute Monthly Theme “Searching”
Happy New Year: As we are thankful for the blessings of As we go through life we are searching for happiness, truth
the Christmas season we look forward to the opportunities and understanding. We must be open to Gods word
of the coming year. It’s the season of resolutions and however it comes to us. We must be prepared to take
setting goals. Think of the possibilities God has in store action by leading or following others that are leading in the
for us this year. As Knights it is our mission to save lives right direction. We must follow the light in our search just
and change lives this will be our goal for the year. as the 3 Kings did. Let us pray that God will help us to
Everything we do should be a part of this mission. This fully understand that he is with us today in the Eucharist,
year I invite you to join me, I am making spiritual the light of Christ is here today. Our search should always
resolutions to grow in our faith and to pray more. begin with Christ.
GK Tony Hillock
Epiphany Dinner 1. The Pilgrim Virgin is in need of transportation in the
We will be having our first annual dinner celebrating the Cashmere community.
Epiphany on January 7th after the 5 pm Mass at Our 2. Outdoor Stations of the Cross are being built in the field
Lady of the Snows. The Knights will supply the meat next to Our Lady of the Snows. Contact Don White if you
and we ask that you bring a side dish or desert to make have time, talent or treasure to help with this project.
the feast complete.
Please RSVP to Tony Hillock 670-0850 so we know how
much meat to order. Membership Drive
There are many reasons to become a Knight. We all have
many reasons if we think about it. This is a great
Scholarship Program organization with the goal of saving and changing lives.
The 2012 scholarship applications are out to be completed We are active and involved in our church and our
by next year’s students of continuing education. The community. We are supportive of our brother Knights. Do
application must be submitted to us by February 27th so you know a gentleman who might be interested? This is the
get the word out. If you are interested in helping with this season to ask him to get involved and become a brother
program get in touch with Dan Roche or Ken Goedde this Knight. Extend an invitation to a friend.
is a great opportunity to see how outstanding our Catholic
youth are. It will give you hope for the future.
FIRST FRIDAY ADORATION. Jan. 6th 08:00 to 5:30
Pilgrim Virgin Program At our lady of the Snows, Leavenworth. We will pray the
The Pilgrim Virgin has been blessing homes in our Rosary For Life following benediction at 5:30.
parishes for the past year. She has been a great benefit for Mark your calendars ask someone to remind you. This is a
our community and the families that have invited her into worthy cause to help stop abortion and pray for those that
their homes. The requests have been many and the have been hurt by the culture of death.
schedule has stayed full. In order to meet the needs a
Pilgrim Virgin for each parish has been established. The
second Pilgrim Virgin is here. It will be on display soon at Monthly Agenda inputs
St. Francis Xavier. We need a volunteer to help with the I am preparing an agenda before our monthly meetings to
scheduling and transporting of the Pilgrim Virgin in the help keep our meeting time as short as possible. If you
Cashmere community. Every 2 weeks she is welcomed would like to put something on the agenda for the meeting
into a new home but needs a little help to get around. let me know. You can call me at 670-0850 or email at
Next Meeting Jan. 10th, Our Lady of the Snows, 7pm. Grand Knight