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									      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night into the streets, espe-    Diocese. It is usually attended by Knights and their wives.
cially around the train station, between 10 P. M. and         Knights from every parish in the Diocese bring their re-
2P.M. to pick up the homeless and take them to the home       spective clergy.
we have on San Gregorio al Cielo.
                                                              This large event will be attended by approximately 150 to
The last time I was in Rome, I found it unbearable to see     200 people who come from as far away as Palm Springs.
so many homeless people living that way. So I went to see     This year, we are expecting Bishop Gerald R. Barnes and
                                                              Bishop Rutilio Del Riego to attend. There is also the pos-
the mayor of Rome and said “Give me a place for these         sibility that the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus
people, because they refuse to come with us and would         the Vice Deputy and the chaplains are expected to attend.
rather stay where they are.” He and his staff responded
wonderfully. In a few days they offered us a very nice        The tentative schedule for the evening is a cocktail hour
                                                              from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Dinner will be served at ap-
place near the Termini Train Station. At present, all those   proximately 7:15PM followed by comments from various
who have nowhere else to spend the night except in the        dignitaries.
streets go there and sleep in beds, In the morning they
leave.                                                        We are asking ALL Knights to participate in putting this
                                                              event together and making it a success. I am inviting you
This is the wonderful part of our vocation, that as Mis-      all to attend. We need
sionaries of Charity we have created an awareness of the      your help and expertise to
                                                              make this event a success.
poor in the whole world. Twenty years ago no one would        The event will be broken
have believed that there were hungry, naked men and           up into Committees such
women around. Today the whole world knows the poor            as Food, Servers, Deco-           January 10, 2010
because of out work. And they want to share.                  rating, Clean up, Set-up            Clergy Night
                                                              and Tear Down, etc.
Why is our congregation known all over the world today?       While we have some
It is because people see what we do: feeding the hungry,      committees already
                                                              chaired, we still need
clothing the naked, taking care of the sick and the dying.    some help.
Because they see, they believe.
                                                              Our next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday
                                                              November 24th at 7:00PM in the Annex at St. Paul the
                                                              Apostle Church. All are welcome to attend.

                                                              Please contact Grand Knight Paul Diaz at (909) 591-
                                                              2411 for information regarding the next meeting, or if
                                                              you can help but cannot make the meeting.

                                                              Thanks & God Bless,
                                                              Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
  Knights of Columbus                                    November 2009                                                  Page 4




 Knights of Columbus                                                         RECIPE of THE MONTH
 Night at JoJo’s Pizza
      Kitchen                                                             Rib eye with Salsa Verde (Serves 4)
                                                                   2 16-ounce boneless Rib eye steaks
Support the Knights of Columbus                                    Pure olive oil
charities Wednesday November11th
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Jojo’s Pizza                              2 Tablespoons of Capers
Kitchen at 2923 Chino Ave. H-1,                                    Kosher salt, to taste
Chino Hills, Cal. (909) 464-2222.
                                                                   Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
JoJo’s has designated the second                                   2 Tablespoons butter
Wednesday of every month to help us                                1 Bunch Italian Parsley stems removed (leaves only)
raise funds for charity. They will do-
nate 25% of the cost of your meal to our council. JoJo’s food is   3 cloves garlic, peeled
always made fresh. When ordering just mention the Knights of       Zest of one lemon
Columbus.
                                                                   2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to dine in, take out or 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
have pizza delivered. Fund raisers exclude all discounts and      1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
coupons.
                                                                  Preparation

        Pray for our Deceased                                      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
                                                                   Salsa Verde
         Brothers and Wives                                        In a food processor, combine 3 cloves of garlic with the Italian
                                                                   parsley and pulse to a thick paste. Add the capers, lemon zest, red
  Remember our Deceased brother Knights                            wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Continue combining
                                                                   ingredients and slowly drizzle in 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
             and spouses:
                                                                   Rib Eye
                        Robert Kline                               Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black
                       Willie Williams                             pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat with pure olive oil
                      Patrick O'Curran                             to coat the bottom of the pan. Add in the steaks and cook for 5 min-
                      Manuel Buyson                                utes. Drain the oil, turn the steaks over, place 1 tablespoon of butter
                        Ernie Vestri                               on each steak and place in the oven for 5 minutes for a medium rare
                       Case Spolstra
                                                                   steak. 6 minutes for a medium steak. Remove from the oven and let
                      James O'Reiley
                                                                   rest for 4-5 minutes.
                        Julie Uehlin
                                                                   This recipe was submitted by Jose Lopez. Do you have a favorite
                      John Palmowski                               recipe you would like to share? Send it to Jose Lopez at 14124 Eve-
                        Paul Taylor                                ning View Dr. Chino Hills, Cal. 91709 or email it to jlo-
                        Bette Piasta                               pez646@aol.com.
                      Charles Musser


                  May their souls                                             Build For
      and the souls of all the faithful departed                             The Future!
                    rest in peace.
                                                                              Recruit A
                                                                           New Member!
 Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                       Page 5


                                                                 Calendar of Events

             Birthdays                                             October-November
                                                Nov 3, 4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, 7:00pm Guasti.
                        &                       Nov. 5, General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
                                                Nov. 7, Hour of Power Rosary 9:00 am Montclair Abortion
                                                         Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month.
       Anniversaries                            Nov. 8, Knights of Columbus Breakfast St Paul the Apostle
                                                         Church, 6:30am to 12:00 noon
                                                Nov 10, Bowling Night
                                                Nov. 11, JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Nov. 16 4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pmYorba
Brother’s Birthday                                       Linda John Paul Center, 6:30pm
                                                Nov. 18 1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Fr. Mike Gilsenan      11/4                     Nov. 19, Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Sal Avila              11/8                     Nov. 29 Corporate Communion, 9:30 AM, St. Paul the Apostle
Larry Clayton          11/9
Jerry Formulak         11/10                    Dec.1,     4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, Guasti 7:00pm
Edgar Katigbak         11/11                    Dec.2,     1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Mark Davis             11/17                               Annex
Jerome Bush            11/19                    Dec.3,    General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Mike Garrick           11/29                    Dec.4,     Hour of Power Rosary 9:00am Montclair Abortion
Michael Lira           11/29                              Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month
Leonardo Cobian        11/30                    Dec. 5,   Anniversary and Christmas Party, St. Paul the Apostle,
                                                          Maher Hall 5:00 P.M.
    Wife’s Birthday                             Dec.9,    JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Dec.14,   Burrito Breakfast, St. Paul the Apostle 6:30 a.m. to noon.
Virginia Gorospe       11/9                     Dec.16,    Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Katherine Palmowski    11/11                    Dec.17,    1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Linda Medina           11/15                              Annex
Marlene Cacnio         11/26                    Dec.21,    4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pm Yorba
Catherine O’Curran     11/29                              Linda
Carolyn Richardson     11/29
Natalie Gaglio         11/29

                                                                    San Gabriel Valley Chapter
       Wedding Anniversaries
                                                                           First Degree
Dan & Bernadette Burke         11/6    33rd     Nov.11    7PM, 8PM         Fr. McGuire Council,     #3851
Don & Guadalupe Naf            11/6    38th     Nov. 15   2PM, 3PM         Alhambra Council         #2431
Leonard & Mary Ceas            11/12   26th     Nov.18    7PM, 8PM         Shepherd of Ars Council, #6028
Bob & Tacie Adams              11/12   26th     Dec 2     7PM, 8PM         Mgr Corr Council         #3571
Mark & Amy Glaudini            11/13   10th     Dec. 11   2PM, 3PM         St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Tentative)
Chuck & Madelyn Kosky          11/15   59th                                                         #14007
Jerry & Denise Moser           11/15   34th
Dan & Maria Sapien             11/15   28th                                Second Degree
Ramiro & Carol Caro            11/21   22nd     Nov.21 1PM, 2PM            Fr. McGuire Council,       #3851
David & Sharon Krolikowski     11/27   27th
Josh & Lourdes Valdez          11/28   11th                                Third Degree
Richard & Cathy Cuellar        11/28   40th     Nov. 22 1PM, 2PM           Alhambra Council           #2431
Robert & Deanna Benedict       11/29   16th
Jose & Ling Yen Dato           11/29   36th     ALWAYS call the GK, FS, or Team Captain to ensure that the
David & Lupe Montoya           11/29   40th     ceremony is still taking place when/where published.
Knights of Columbus                                          November 2009                                                           Page 6




  Keeping in Touch                                                              Note from Past Grand
Often we have brother knights, or their
wives, that are home bound or hospi-                                               Knight Jim La Polla
talized or living in other facilities                                     Past Grand Knight Jim La Polla sent the following note .
where they are in need of physical
assistance. Hopefully this newsletter                                     Please convey my thanks to the council for their generous sup-
helps them to keep in touch. A phone                                      port. I had my left leg amputated below the knee in April and
call from a brother knight is often ap-                                   I've incurred large medical bills. Your support has been a wel-
preciated and can be more informative                                     come relief. At the moment I'm paying off my prosthetic leg,
than simply reading the newsletter.                                       almost $1200.00 Co-payment. Last Friday the nurse who is
                                                                          helping me to fit the leg so I can wear it comfortably told me
Brother Jim LaPolla, PGK                                                  that this leg is only a trainer. In three to six months, after I finish
is home recuperating from medical complications of diabetes and           rehab, I will need to purchase my permanent prosthesis, some-
would appreciate a phone call note or Email. He can be reached            where in the neighborhood of $2000.00 co-payment.
at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324, Home phone (909)
824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at harttx@yahoo.com.               Your continued prayers are very much appreciated. Please con-
                                                                          tinue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers.
                                                                          Vivat Jesus, Jim La Polla.
Brother Robert Benedict was an LAPD motorcycle
officer is and is currently in a rehabilitation facility in Bakersfield   Grand Knight Paul Diaz and Brother Lou Cartwright visited Jim
for treatment of brain injuries due to two on duty accidents. His
                                                                          recently. Jim is having the prosthetic leg refitted weekly because
wife Deanna has kept us updated and she states: “If some Knights
can give him a call just to say hi, it would be great. I don't think      his leg is still tender. The first wheelchair he received was too
he gets very many calls from his friends”. His cell number is             large and did not fit through the doorway. He had to wait 6
(909) 247-5711. The direct line (661) 836-2500 may work best as           weeks for a smaller chair so for that period of time he was con-
he doesn't always carry his phone with him. Ask the receptionist          fined to his room.
if he's in (sometimes they go out for a few hours). He is usually
in his apartment after 3pm. If you can, give him a call just to say       He can be reached at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324,
“Hi” it would be appreciated.                                             Home phone (909) 824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at
                                                                          harttx@yahoo.com.
Occasionally we will hear from a brother knight who has moved
away. They too would appreciate a call, letter or email from
members of our council.

Ken Passler, PGK his wife Sandee and their children                         Council Bowling Night
moved to Las Cruces New Mexico some time ago. Pam Stump
said that the Passler Family had the honor of being named the
Knights of Columbus Family of the Year in New Mexico a few                When was the last time you went bowling or took the family out
years ago. Ken’s Email address is KSPasler@msn.com. I am sure             to bowl? Come and join your brother knights and their families
he would enjoy hearing from our council members.                          for an evening of fun camaraderie and relaxation.

If you know of any brothers knight or their wives that would like              Our council will have a bowling night at Oak Tree Lanes at
to be included in this list contact Dennis Stump at (909) 597-3741        990 N. Diamond Bar Blvd., in Diamond Bar. It will be on Tues-
or Jose Lopez at (909) 591-6811.                                          day November 10, 2009. The time is
                                                                          from 6:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost
                                                                          is $10.00 per person and includes
                                                                          two hours of bowling, free shoe
          Encourage Priestly and                                          rental, a large pizza and a pitcher of
                                                                          soda per lane.
            Religious Vocations.
         Your Prayers and Support                                         For more information contact Paul
                                                                          Diaz at (909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at
             Make a Difference                                            pdiazzz@yahoo.com
Knights of Columbus                                   November 2009                                            Page 7



         4th Degree                                                  Joke of the Month
                                                                                  Only in Texas
       exemplification                                   A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a
                                                         sheriff's deputy. He thinks that he is smarter than the
We had four knights from our council make their          deputy because he is a lawyer from New York and is
Fourth Degree on October 10th at the Marriott Hotel      certain that he has a better education then any cop
in Irvine. They are; Brothers Andrew Alvarez, Jerry
                                                         from Texas . He decides to prove this to himself and
Bush (no picture available), Robert Johnson and
                                                         have some fun at the Texas deputy's expense.
Louis Safonte. All the candidates were accompanied
by their wives They all joined the St. Jude Assembly
in Brea.                                                 The deputy says, “License and registration, please.”
                                                         “What for?” says the lawyer. The deputy tells him, “You
Brothers Tom Hughes and Jeff Runtz attended the          didn't come to a complete stop at the stop sign.” Then
exemplification in support of the new Fourth Degree      the lawyer responds, “I slowed down, and no one was
Knights.                                                 coming.” “You still didn't come to a complete stop,” re-
                                                         plies the deputy. “License and registration, please.” The
Pictured to the right is Brother                         lawyer asks, “What's the difference?” “The difference is
Louis Safonte, below Brother                             you have to come to complete stop, that's the law. Li-
Andrew Alvarez and his wife                              cense and registration, please!” the Deputy repeats.
Andrea. At the bottom is                                 The Lawyer says, “If you can show me the legal differ-
Brother Robert Johnson and                               ence between slow down and stop, I'll give you my li-
his wife Marysia.                                        cense and registration; and you give me the ticket. If
                                                         not, you let me go and don't give me the ticket.”
Congratulations Sir Knights.
                                                         “That sounds fair. Please exit your vehicle, sir,” the
                                                         deputy says. At this point, the deputy takes out his
                                                         nightstick and starts beating the living daylights out of
                                                         the lawyer and says, “Do you want me to stop, or just
                                                         slow down?”.




                                                        Brother Don Gonzalez and Brother Lamar Johnson getting in a little
                                                        driver training at St. Paul’s festival last month. Do they really think this
                                                        will help them pass the DMV test?
 Knights of Columbus                                      November 2009
                                                                                                                         Page 8


                                                                                      Christmas Party
           duties of the                                                               And Councils
            Recorder                                                                  20th Anniversary
This is the fourth in our series explaining the duties of the vari-   It has been twenty years since our council was formed here in
ous council officer positions. We hope that this will help our        Chino Hills. We will be celebrating this milestone event along with
members have a better understanding of the duties of the vari-        our annual Christmas Party on December 5th. At 5:00 P.M. at St.
ous officers and Service Program Directors. We will continue          Paul the Apostle Maher Hall. Dinner will be a Pot Luck with the
to provide a description of the other positions in the coming         council providing the main course of Ham and turkey. Sign ups for
months.                                                               the pot luck will be available by contacting Grand Knight Paul Diaz
                                                                      at .(909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at pdiazzz@yahoo.com. Paul
The following is a description of the duties of the Recorder as       would also would like to have an estimate of how many will be
found in the Charter Constitution Laws of the Knights of Co-          attending the event. The council will provide soft drinks, water and
lumbus.                                                               coffee. You are welcome to bring your own holiday spirits.

The Recorder shall keep true records                                  Dinner will start at 6:30 P. M. with a DJ providing music for danc-
of the doings of his council upon                                     ing from 7:30 P. M. until 11:00 P. M.
books approved by the Board of Di-
rectors and furnished by the Supreme                                  Santa Claus will be visiting some time in the evening so please
Secretary at the expense of the coun-                                 bring a wrapped gift for any children that will be attending with
cil: conduct all correspondence of the                                you.
council and shall perform such duties
as the council or the Order may di-                                   There will also be a White Ele-
rect.                                                                 phant Christmas Gift Exchange.
                                                                      Each person wishing to partici-
What Really Happens?                                                  pate in the gift exchange should
                                                                      bring a gift with a maximum
The Recorder keeps a true record of                                   value of $20.00. These are not
all the actions of the council. He                                    couples presents but individual
should use the “Recorders Minute                                      gifts.
                                            Council Recorder
Book” (#1403 available from the
                                           Brother Jose Lopez         Please join us for dinner and an
Supreme Council Supply Depart-                                                                             Brother Mike Leeming and his
ment) to record the minutes of all                                    evening with your brother knights    family at last years Christmas
council meetings. Currently we are keeping printed copies of          and their families and some danc-
all council meetings as well as storing them on computer.             ing.

From a practical point of view most correspondence is handled                        Prayer for Priests
by the Grand Knight.
                                                                      Ever-living God and Father of us all, you give to your Church
Our Recorder also writes and publishes the monthly newsletter, the Priesthood of your Son, Jesus, and by the power of the Holy
keeps the attendance roster of all meetings as well as the min- Spirit, you provide holy priests for a holy people.
utes of the Officers meetings and General meetings.
                                                                      We pray for all our priests, who announce the Word of God and
          Newsletter Sent via E-Mail                                  celebrate the Sacraments, for those who are young and those
                                                                      who are old, for those who serve in difficult and trying circum-
The newsletter is going via E-mail to members for whom we             stances, for those who are faithful and those who are faltering,
have an E-mail address. It is in PDF format and can be                and for those who have died.
opened with Adobe Reader, a free download file at
Adobe.com.                                                            We entrust all our priests to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, that they may persevere with fidelity
If we don’t have your E-mail address you will get the news-           to you and to your Church. With Saint John Vianney, patron of
letter by U. S. mail. If you wish to get the newsletter by U. S.      priests, we pray that our priests may never fail to lead us to you.
mail rather than E-mail or if you prefer E-mail, contact Jose         We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lopez at: jlopez646@aol.com or at (909) 591-6811 .
 Knights of Columbus                                November 2009                              Page 9


Sandra’s Mexican Grill &
  Cantina Now Open




                                             OPEN




 Sandra’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is now open at
       14670 Pipeline Ave., in Chino Hills.




             Be a friend                                            Your Business Card could
                                                                             be here
                                                                          for as little as
                                                                             $25.00
                                                                         For one year.
                                                                         Contact Jose Lopez at
                                                                            (909) 591-6811
  Ask a friend to join the                                             Or E-mail: jlopez@aol.com

  Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Chino Valley Council #10234
P.O. Box 145
Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




                                    Patrick Abandy
                                   17872 Via La Cresta
                                   Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                     Knights of Columbus
                                  Chino Valley Council #10234

                                        Past Grand Knights
                              Joe Bok              Jan. 1990 thru July 1990
                              Lou Cartwright       July 1990 thru June 1991
                              Jim LaPolla          July 1991 thru June 1992
                              Ken Passler          July 1992 thru June 1993
                              Richard Contreras    July 1993 thru June 1994
                              Joe Bok              July 1994 thru June 1995
                              Santi Gorospe        July 1995 thru June 1996
                              David Vezzetti       July 1996 thru June 1997
                              Doug Loucks          July 1997 thru June 1998
                              Richard Garrido      July 1998 thru June 1999
                              Dennis Stump         July 1999 thru June 2000
                              Jeff Runtz           July 2000 thru June 2002
                              Art Kirby            July 2002 thru June 2004
                              Rudy Castro          July 2004 thru June 2005
                              Manuel Padilla       July 2005 thru June 2006
                              Steve Gomez          July 2006 thru June 2007
                              Tom Hughes           July 2007 thru June 2008
                              Paul Diaz            July 2008 thru June 2009
      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night into the streets, espe-    Diocese. It is usually attended by Knights and their wives.
cially around the train station, between 10 P. M. and         Knights from every parish in the Diocese bring their re-
2P.M. to pick up the homeless and take them to the home       spective clergy.
we have on San Gregorio al Cielo.
                                                              This large event will be attended by approximately 150 to
The last time I was in Rome, I found it unbearable to see     200 people who come from as far away as Palm Springs.
so many homeless people living that way. So I went to see     This year, we are expecting Bishop Gerald R. Barnes and
                                                              Bishop Rutilio Del Riego to attend. There is also the pos-
the mayor of Rome and said “Give me a place for these         sibility that the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus
people, because they refuse to come with us and would         the Vice Deputy and the chaplains are expected to attend.
rather stay where they are.” He and his staff responded
wonderfully. In a few days they offered us a very nice        The tentative schedule for the evening is a cocktail hour
                                                              from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Dinner will be served at ap-
place near the Termini Train Station. At present, all those   proximately 7:15PM followed by comments from various
who have nowhere else to spend the night except in the        dignitaries.
streets go there and sleep in beds, In the morning they
leave.                                                        We are asking ALL Knights to participate in putting this
                                                              event together and making it a success. I am inviting you
This is the wonderful part of our vocation, that as Mis-      all to attend. We need
sionaries of Charity we have created an awareness of the      your help and expertise to
                                                              make this event a success.
poor in the whole world. Twenty years ago no one would        The event will be broken
have believed that there were hungry, naked men and           up into Committees such
women around. Today the whole world knows the poor            as Food, Servers, Deco-           January 10, 2010
because of out work. And they want to share.                  rating, Clean up, Set-up            Clergy Night
                                                              and Tear Down, etc.
Why is our congregation known all over the world today?       While we have some
It is because people see what we do: feeding the hungry,      committees already
                                                              chaired, we still need
clothing the naked, taking care of the sick and the dying.    some help.
Because they see, they believe.
                                                              Our next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday
                                                              November 24th at 7:00PM in the Annex at St. Paul the
                                                              Apostle Church. All are welcome to attend.

                                                              Please contact Grand Knight Paul Diaz at (909) 591-
                                                              2411 for information regarding the next meeting, or if
                                                              you can help but cannot make the meeting.

                                                              Thanks & God Bless,
                                                              Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
  Knights of Columbus                                    November 2009                                                  Page 4




 Knights of Columbus                                                         RECIPE of THE MONTH
 Night at JoJo’s Pizza
      Kitchen                                                             Rib eye with Salsa Verde (Serves 4)
                                                                   2 16-ounce boneless Rib eye steaks
Support the Knights of Columbus                                    Pure olive oil
charities Wednesday November11th
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Jojo’s Pizza                              2 Tablespoons of Capers
Kitchen at 2923 Chino Ave. H-1,                                    Kosher salt, to taste
Chino Hills, Cal. (909) 464-2222.
                                                                   Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
JoJo’s has designated the second                                   2 Tablespoons butter
Wednesday of every month to help us                                1 Bunch Italian Parsley stems removed (leaves only)
raise funds for charity. They will do-
nate 25% of the cost of your meal to our council. JoJo’s food is   3 cloves garlic, peeled
always made fresh. When ordering just mention the Knights of       Zest of one lemon
Columbus.
                                                                   2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to dine in, take out or 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
have pizza delivered. Fund raisers exclude all discounts and      1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
coupons.
                                                                  Preparation

        Pray for our Deceased                                      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
                                                                   Salsa Verde
         Brothers and Wives                                        In a food processor, combine 3 cloves of garlic with the Italian
                                                                   parsley and pulse to a thick paste. Add the capers, lemon zest, red
  Remember our Deceased brother Knights                            wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Continue combining
                                                                   ingredients and slowly drizzle in 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
             and spouses:
                                                                   Rib Eye
                        Robert Kline                               Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black
                       Willie Williams                             pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat with pure olive oil
                      Patrick O'Curran                             to coat the bottom of the pan. Add in the steaks and cook for 5 min-
                      Manuel Buyson                                utes. Drain the oil, turn the steaks over, place 1 tablespoon of butter
                        Ernie Vestri                               on each steak and place in the oven for 5 minutes for a medium rare
                       Case Spolstra
                                                                   steak. 6 minutes for a medium steak. Remove from the oven and let
                      James O'Reiley
                                                                   rest for 4-5 minutes.
                        Julie Uehlin
                                                                   This recipe was submitted by Jose Lopez. Do you have a favorite
                      John Palmowski                               recipe you would like to share? Send it to Jose Lopez at 14124 Eve-
                        Paul Taylor                                ning View Dr. Chino Hills, Cal. 91709 or email it to jlo-
                        Bette Piasta                               pez646@aol.com.
                      Charles Musser


                  May their souls                                             Build For
      and the souls of all the faithful departed                             The Future!
                    rest in peace.
                                                                              Recruit A
                                                                           New Member!
 Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                       Page 5


                                                                 Calendar of Events

             Birthdays                                             October-November
                                                Nov 3, 4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, 7:00pm Guasti.
                        &                       Nov. 5, General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
                                                Nov. 7, Hour of Power Rosary 9:00 am Montclair Abortion
                                                         Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month.
       Anniversaries                            Nov. 8, Knights of Columbus Breakfast St Paul the Apostle
                                                         Church, 6:30am to 12:00 noon
                                                Nov 10, Bowling Night
                                                Nov. 11, JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Nov. 16 4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pmYorba
Brother’s Birthday                                       Linda John Paul Center, 6:30pm
                                                Nov. 18 1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Fr. Mike Gilsenan      11/4                     Nov. 19, Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Sal Avila              11/8                     Nov. 29 Corporate Communion, 9:30 AM, St. Paul the Apostle
Larry Clayton          11/9
Jerry Formulak         11/10                    Dec.1,     4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, Guasti 7:00pm
Edgar Katigbak         11/11                    Dec.2,     1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Mark Davis             11/17                               Annex
Jerome Bush            11/19                    Dec.3,    General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Mike Garrick           11/29                    Dec.4,     Hour of Power Rosary 9:00am Montclair Abortion
Michael Lira           11/29                              Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month
Leonardo Cobian        11/30                    Dec. 5,   Anniversary and Christmas Party, St. Paul the Apostle,
                                                          Maher Hall 5:00 P.M.
    Wife’s Birthday                             Dec.9,    JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Dec.14,   Burrito Breakfast, St. Paul the Apostle 6:30 a.m. to noon.
Virginia Gorospe       11/9                     Dec.16,    Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Katherine Palmowski    11/11                    Dec.17,    1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Linda Medina           11/15                              Annex
Marlene Cacnio         11/26                    Dec.21,    4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pm Yorba
Catherine O’Curran     11/29                              Linda
Carolyn Richardson     11/29
Natalie Gaglio         11/29

                                                                    San Gabriel Valley Chapter
       Wedding Anniversaries
                                                                           First Degree
Dan & Bernadette Burke         11/6    33rd     Nov.11    7PM, 8PM         Fr. McGuire Council,     #3851
Don & Guadalupe Naf            11/6    38th     Nov. 15   2PM, 3PM         Alhambra Council         #2431
Leonard & Mary Ceas            11/12   26th     Nov.18    7PM, 8PM         Shepherd of Ars Council, #6028
Bob & Tacie Adams              11/12   26th     Dec 2     7PM, 8PM         Mgr Corr Council         #3571
Mark & Amy Glaudini            11/13   10th     Dec. 11   2PM, 3PM         St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Tentative)
Chuck & Madelyn Kosky          11/15   59th                                                         #14007
Jerry & Denise Moser           11/15   34th
Dan & Maria Sapien             11/15   28th                                Second Degree
Ramiro & Carol Caro            11/21   22nd     Nov.21 1PM, 2PM            Fr. McGuire Council,       #3851
David & Sharon Krolikowski     11/27   27th
Josh & Lourdes Valdez          11/28   11th                                Third Degree
Richard & Cathy Cuellar        11/28   40th     Nov. 22 1PM, 2PM           Alhambra Council           #2431
Robert & Deanna Benedict       11/29   16th
Jose & Ling Yen Dato           11/29   36th     ALWAYS call the GK, FS, or Team Captain to ensure that the
David & Lupe Montoya           11/29   40th     ceremony is still taking place when/where published.
Knights of Columbus                                          November 2009                                                           Page 6




  Keeping in Touch                                                              Note from Past Grand
Often we have brother knights, or their
wives, that are home bound or hospi-                                               Knight Jim La Polla
talized or living in other facilities                                     Past Grand Knight Jim La Polla sent the following note .
where they are in need of physical
assistance. Hopefully this newsletter                                     Please convey my thanks to the council for their generous sup-
helps them to keep in touch. A phone                                      port. I had my left leg amputated below the knee in April and
call from a brother knight is often ap-                                   I've incurred large medical bills. Your support has been a wel-
preciated and can be more informative                                     come relief. At the moment I'm paying off my prosthetic leg,
than simply reading the newsletter.                                       almost $1200.00 Co-payment. Last Friday the nurse who is
                                                                          helping me to fit the leg so I can wear it comfortably told me
Brother Jim LaPolla, PGK                                                  that this leg is only a trainer. In three to six months, after I finish
is home recuperating from medical complications of diabetes and           rehab, I will need to purchase my permanent prosthesis, some-
would appreciate a phone call note or Email. He can be reached            where in the neighborhood of $2000.00 co-payment.
at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324, Home phone (909)
824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at harttx@yahoo.com.               Your continued prayers are very much appreciated. Please con-
                                                                          tinue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers.
                                                                          Vivat Jesus, Jim La Polla.
Brother Robert Benedict was an LAPD motorcycle
officer is and is currently in a rehabilitation facility in Bakersfield   Grand Knight Paul Diaz and Brother Lou Cartwright visited Jim
for treatment of brain injuries due to two on duty accidents. His
                                                                          recently. Jim is having the prosthetic leg refitted weekly because
wife Deanna has kept us updated and she states: “If some Knights
can give him a call just to say hi, it would be great. I don't think      his leg is still tender. The first wheelchair he received was too
he gets very many calls from his friends”. His cell number is             large and did not fit through the doorway. He had to wait 6
(909) 247-5711. The direct line (661) 836-2500 may work best as           weeks for a smaller chair so for that period of time he was con-
he doesn't always carry his phone with him. Ask the receptionist          fined to his room.
if he's in (sometimes they go out for a few hours). He is usually
in his apartment after 3pm. If you can, give him a call just to say       He can be reached at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324,
“Hi” it would be appreciated.                                             Home phone (909) 824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at
                                                                          harttx@yahoo.com.
Occasionally we will hear from a brother knight who has moved
away. They too would appreciate a call, letter or email from
members of our council.

Ken Passler, PGK his wife Sandee and their children                         Council Bowling Night
moved to Las Cruces New Mexico some time ago. Pam Stump
said that the Passler Family had the honor of being named the
Knights of Columbus Family of the Year in New Mexico a few                When was the last time you went bowling or took the family out
years ago. Ken’s Email address is KSPasler@msn.com. I am sure             to bowl? Come and join your brother knights and their families
he would enjoy hearing from our council members.                          for an evening of fun camaraderie and relaxation.

If you know of any brothers knight or their wives that would like              Our council will have a bowling night at Oak Tree Lanes at
to be included in this list contact Dennis Stump at (909) 597-3741        990 N. Diamond Bar Blvd., in Diamond Bar. It will be on Tues-
or Jose Lopez at (909) 591-6811.                                          day November 10, 2009. The time is
                                                                          from 6:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost
                                                                          is $10.00 per person and includes
                                                                          two hours of bowling, free shoe
          Encourage Priestly and                                          rental, a large pizza and a pitcher of
                                                                          soda per lane.
            Religious Vocations.
         Your Prayers and Support                                         For more information contact Paul
                                                                          Diaz at (909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at
             Make a Difference                                            pdiazzz@yahoo.com
Knights of Columbus                                   November 2009                                            Page 7



         4th Degree                                                  Joke of the Month
                                                                                  Only in Texas
       exemplification                                   A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a
                                                         sheriff's deputy. He thinks that he is smarter than the
We had four knights from our council make their          deputy because he is a lawyer from New York and is
Fourth Degree on October 10th at the Marriott Hotel      certain that he has a better education then any cop
in Irvine. They are; Brothers Andrew Alvarez, Jerry
                                                         from Texas . He decides to prove this to himself and
Bush (no picture available), Robert Johnson and
                                                         have some fun at the Texas deputy's expense.
Louis Safonte. All the candidates were accompanied
by their wives They all joined the St. Jude Assembly
in Brea.                                                 The deputy says, “License and registration, please.”
                                                         “What for?” says the lawyer. The deputy tells him, “You
Brothers Tom Hughes and Jeff Runtz attended the          didn't come to a complete stop at the stop sign.” Then
exemplification in support of the new Fourth Degree      the lawyer responds, “I slowed down, and no one was
Knights.                                                 coming.” “You still didn't come to a complete stop,” re-
                                                         plies the deputy. “License and registration, please.” The
Pictured to the right is Brother                         lawyer asks, “What's the difference?” “The difference is
Louis Safonte, below Brother                             you have to come to complete stop, that's the law. Li-
Andrew Alvarez and his wife                              cense and registration, please!” the Deputy repeats.
Andrea. At the bottom is                                 The Lawyer says, “If you can show me the legal differ-
Brother Robert Johnson and                               ence between slow down and stop, I'll give you my li-
his wife Marysia.                                        cense and registration; and you give me the ticket. If
                                                         not, you let me go and don't give me the ticket.”
Congratulations Sir Knights.
                                                         “That sounds fair. Please exit your vehicle, sir,” the
                                                         deputy says. At this point, the deputy takes out his
                                                         nightstick and starts beating the living daylights out of
                                                         the lawyer and says, “Do you want me to stop, or just
                                                         slow down?”.




                                                        Brother Don Gonzalez and Brother Lamar Johnson getting in a little
                                                        driver training at St. Paul’s festival last month. Do they really think this
                                                        will help them pass the DMV test?
 Knights of Columbus                                      November 2009
                                                                                                                         Page 8


                                                                                      Christmas Party
           duties of the                                                               And Councils
            Recorder                                                                  20th Anniversary
This is the fourth in our series explaining the duties of the vari-   It has been twenty years since our council was formed here in
ous council officer positions. We hope that this will help our        Chino Hills. We will be celebrating this milestone event along with
members have a better understanding of the duties of the vari-        our annual Christmas Party on December 5th. At 5:00 P.M. at St.
ous officers and Service Program Directors. We will continue          Paul the Apostle Maher Hall. Dinner will be a Pot Luck with the
to provide a description of the other positions in the coming         council providing the main course of Ham and turkey. Sign ups for
months.                                                               the pot luck will be available by contacting Grand Knight Paul Diaz
                                                                      at .(909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at pdiazzz@yahoo.com. Paul
The following is a description of the duties of the Recorder as       would also would like to have an estimate of how many will be
found in the Charter Constitution Laws of the Knights of Co-          attending the event. The council will provide soft drinks, water and
lumbus.                                                               coffee. You are welcome to bring your own holiday spirits.

The Recorder shall keep true records                                  Dinner will start at 6:30 P. M. with a DJ providing music for danc-
of the doings of his council upon                                     ing from 7:30 P. M. until 11:00 P. M.
books approved by the Board of Di-
rectors and furnished by the Supreme                                  Santa Claus will be visiting some time in the evening so please
Secretary at the expense of the coun-                                 bring a wrapped gift for any children that will be attending with
cil: conduct all correspondence of the                                you.
council and shall perform such duties
as the council or the Order may di-                                   There will also be a White Ele-
rect.                                                                 phant Christmas Gift Exchange.
                                                                      Each person wishing to partici-
What Really Happens?                                                  pate in the gift exchange should
                                                                      bring a gift with a maximum
The Recorder keeps a true record of                                   value of $20.00. These are not
all the actions of the council. He                                    couples presents but individual
should use the “Recorders Minute                                      gifts.
                                            Council Recorder
Book” (#1403 available from the
                                           Brother Jose Lopez         Please join us for dinner and an
Supreme Council Supply Depart-                                                                             Brother Mike Leeming and his
ment) to record the minutes of all                                    evening with your brother knights    family at last years Christmas
council meetings. Currently we are keeping printed copies of          and their families and some danc-
all council meetings as well as storing them on computer.             ing.

From a practical point of view most correspondence is handled                        Prayer for Priests
by the Grand Knight.
                                                                      Ever-living God and Father of us all, you give to your Church
Our Recorder also writes and publishes the monthly newsletter, the Priesthood of your Son, Jesus, and by the power of the Holy
keeps the attendance roster of all meetings as well as the min- Spirit, you provide holy priests for a holy people.
utes of the Officers meetings and General meetings.
                                                                      We pray for all our priests, who announce the Word of God and
          Newsletter Sent via E-Mail                                  celebrate the Sacraments, for those who are young and those
                                                                      who are old, for those who serve in difficult and trying circum-
The newsletter is going via E-mail to members for whom we             stances, for those who are faithful and those who are faltering,
have an E-mail address. It is in PDF format and can be                and for those who have died.
opened with Adobe Reader, a free download file at
Adobe.com.                                                            We entrust all our priests to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, that they may persevere with fidelity
If we don’t have your E-mail address you will get the news-           to you and to your Church. With Saint John Vianney, patron of
letter by U. S. mail. If you wish to get the newsletter by U. S.      priests, we pray that our priests may never fail to lead us to you.
mail rather than E-mail or if you prefer E-mail, contact Jose         We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lopez at: jlopez646@aol.com or at (909) 591-6811 .
 Knights of Columbus                                November 2009                              Page 9


Sandra’s Mexican Grill &
  Cantina Now Open




                                             OPEN




 Sandra’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is now open at
       14670 Pipeline Ave., in Chino Hills.




             Be a friend                                            Your Business Card could
                                                                             be here
                                                                          for as little as
                                                                             $25.00
                                                                         For one year.
                                                                         Contact Jose Lopez at
                                                                            (909) 591-6811
  Ask a friend to join the                                             Or E-mail: jlopez@aol.com

  Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Chino Valley Council #10234
P.O. Box 145
Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




                                    Robert Benedict
                                   5686 Knollside Dr.
                                   Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




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                                     Knights of Columbus
                                  Chino Valley Council #10234

                                        Past Grand Knights
                              Joe Bok              Jan. 1990 thru July 1990
                              Lou Cartwright       July 1990 thru June 1991
                              Jim LaPolla          July 1991 thru June 1992
                              Ken Passler          July 1992 thru June 1993
                              Richard Contreras    July 1993 thru June 1994
                              Joe Bok              July 1994 thru June 1995
                              Santi Gorospe        July 1995 thru June 1996
                              David Vezzetti       July 1996 thru June 1997
                              Doug Loucks          July 1997 thru June 1998
                              Richard Garrido      July 1998 thru June 1999
                              Dennis Stump         July 1999 thru June 2000
                              Jeff Runtz           July 2000 thru June 2002
                              Art Kirby            July 2002 thru June 2004
                              Rudy Castro          July 2004 thru June 2005
                              Manuel Padilla       July 2005 thru June 2006
                              Steve Gomez          July 2006 thru June 2007
                              Tom Hughes           July 2007 thru June 2008
                              Paul Diaz            July 2008 thru June 2009
      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night into the streets, espe-    Diocese. It is usually attended by Knights and their wives.
cially around the train station, between 10 P. M. and         Knights from every parish in the Diocese bring their re-
2P.M. to pick up the homeless and take them to the home       spective clergy.
we have on San Gregorio al Cielo.
                                                              This large event will be attended by approximately 150 to
The last time I was in Rome, I found it unbearable to see     200 people who come from as far away as Palm Springs.
so many homeless people living that way. So I went to see     This year, we are expecting Bishop Gerald R. Barnes and
                                                              Bishop Rutilio Del Riego to attend. There is also the pos-
the mayor of Rome and said “Give me a place for these         sibility that the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus
people, because they refuse to come with us and would         the Vice Deputy and the chaplains are expected to attend.
rather stay where they are.” He and his staff responded
wonderfully. In a few days they offered us a very nice        The tentative schedule for the evening is a cocktail hour
                                                              from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Dinner will be served at ap-
place near the Termini Train Station. At present, all those   proximately 7:15PM followed by comments from various
who have nowhere else to spend the night except in the        dignitaries.
streets go there and sleep in beds, In the morning they
leave.                                                        We are asking ALL Knights to participate in putting this
                                                              event together and making it a success. I am inviting you
This is the wonderful part of our vocation, that as Mis-      all to attend. We need
sionaries of Charity we have created an awareness of the      your help and expertise to
                                                              make this event a success.
poor in the whole world. Twenty years ago no one would        The event will be broken
have believed that there were hungry, naked men and           up into Committees such
women around. Today the whole world knows the poor            as Food, Servers, Deco-           January 10, 2010
because of out work. And they want to share.                  rating, Clean up, Set-up            Clergy Night
                                                              and Tear Down, etc.
Why is our congregation known all over the world today?       While we have some
It is because people see what we do: feeding the hungry,      committees already
                                                              chaired, we still need
clothing the naked, taking care of the sick and the dying.    some help.
Because they see, they believe.
                                                              Our next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday
                                                              November 24th at 7:00PM in the Annex at St. Paul the
                                                              Apostle Church. All are welcome to attend.

                                                              Please contact Grand Knight Paul Diaz at (909) 591-
                                                              2411 for information regarding the next meeting, or if
                                                              you can help but cannot make the meeting.

                                                              Thanks & God Bless,
                                                              Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
  Knights of Columbus                                    November 2009                                                  Page 4




 Knights of Columbus                                                         RECIPE of THE MONTH
 Night at JoJo’s Pizza
      Kitchen                                                             Rib eye with Salsa Verde (Serves 4)
                                                                   2 16-ounce boneless Rib eye steaks
Support the Knights of Columbus                                    Pure olive oil
charities Wednesday November11th
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Jojo’s Pizza                              2 Tablespoons of Capers
Kitchen at 2923 Chino Ave. H-1,                                    Kosher salt, to taste
Chino Hills, Cal. (909) 464-2222.
                                                                   Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
JoJo’s has designated the second                                   2 Tablespoons butter
Wednesday of every month to help us                                1 Bunch Italian Parsley stems removed (leaves only)
raise funds for charity. They will do-
nate 25% of the cost of your meal to our council. JoJo’s food is   3 cloves garlic, peeled
always made fresh. When ordering just mention the Knights of       Zest of one lemon
Columbus.
                                                                   2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to dine in, take out or 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
have pizza delivered. Fund raisers exclude all discounts and      1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
coupons.
                                                                  Preparation

        Pray for our Deceased                                      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
                                                                   Salsa Verde
         Brothers and Wives                                        In a food processor, combine 3 cloves of garlic with the Italian
                                                                   parsley and pulse to a thick paste. Add the capers, lemon zest, red
  Remember our Deceased brother Knights                            wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Continue combining
                                                                   ingredients and slowly drizzle in 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
             and spouses:
                                                                   Rib Eye
                        Robert Kline                               Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black
                       Willie Williams                             pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat with pure olive oil
                      Patrick O'Curran                             to coat the bottom of the pan. Add in the steaks and cook for 5 min-
                      Manuel Buyson                                utes. Drain the oil, turn the steaks over, place 1 tablespoon of butter
                        Ernie Vestri                               on each steak and place in the oven for 5 minutes for a medium rare
                       Case Spolstra
                                                                   steak. 6 minutes for a medium steak. Remove from the oven and let
                      James O'Reiley
                                                                   rest for 4-5 minutes.
                        Julie Uehlin
                                                                   This recipe was submitted by Jose Lopez. Do you have a favorite
                      John Palmowski                               recipe you would like to share? Send it to Jose Lopez at 14124 Eve-
                        Paul Taylor                                ning View Dr. Chino Hills, Cal. 91709 or email it to jlo-
                        Bette Piasta                               pez646@aol.com.
                      Charles Musser


                  May their souls                                             Build For
      and the souls of all the faithful departed                             The Future!
                    rest in peace.
                                                                              Recruit A
                                                                           New Member!
 Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                       Page 5


                                                                 Calendar of Events

             Birthdays                                             October-November
                                                Nov 3, 4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, 7:00pm Guasti.
                        &                       Nov. 5, General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
                                                Nov. 7, Hour of Power Rosary 9:00 am Montclair Abortion
                                                         Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month.
       Anniversaries                            Nov. 8, Knights of Columbus Breakfast St Paul the Apostle
                                                         Church, 6:30am to 12:00 noon
                                                Nov 10, Bowling Night
                                                Nov. 11, JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Nov. 16 4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pmYorba
Brother’s Birthday                                       Linda John Paul Center, 6:30pm
                                                Nov. 18 1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Fr. Mike Gilsenan      11/4                     Nov. 19, Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Sal Avila              11/8                     Nov. 29 Corporate Communion, 9:30 AM, St. Paul the Apostle
Larry Clayton          11/9
Jerry Formulak         11/10                    Dec.1,     4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, Guasti 7:00pm
Edgar Katigbak         11/11                    Dec.2,     1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Mark Davis             11/17                               Annex
Jerome Bush            11/19                    Dec.3,    General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Mike Garrick           11/29                    Dec.4,     Hour of Power Rosary 9:00am Montclair Abortion
Michael Lira           11/29                              Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month
Leonardo Cobian        11/30                    Dec. 5,   Anniversary and Christmas Party, St. Paul the Apostle,
                                                          Maher Hall 5:00 P.M.
    Wife’s Birthday                             Dec.9,    JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Dec.14,   Burrito Breakfast, St. Paul the Apostle 6:30 a.m. to noon.
Virginia Gorospe       11/9                     Dec.16,    Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Katherine Palmowski    11/11                    Dec.17,    1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Linda Medina           11/15                              Annex
Marlene Cacnio         11/26                    Dec.21,    4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pm Yorba
Catherine O’Curran     11/29                              Linda
Carolyn Richardson     11/29
Natalie Gaglio         11/29

                                                                    San Gabriel Valley Chapter
       Wedding Anniversaries
                                                                           First Degree
Dan & Bernadette Burke         11/6    33rd     Nov.11    7PM, 8PM         Fr. McGuire Council,     #3851
Don & Guadalupe Naf            11/6    38th     Nov. 15   2PM, 3PM         Alhambra Council         #2431
Leonard & Mary Ceas            11/12   26th     Nov.18    7PM, 8PM         Shepherd of Ars Council, #6028
Bob & Tacie Adams              11/12   26th     Dec 2     7PM, 8PM         Mgr Corr Council         #3571
Mark & Amy Glaudini            11/13   10th     Dec. 11   2PM, 3PM         St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Tentative)
Chuck & Madelyn Kosky          11/15   59th                                                         #14007
Jerry & Denise Moser           11/15   34th
Dan & Maria Sapien             11/15   28th                                Second Degree
Ramiro & Carol Caro            11/21   22nd     Nov.21 1PM, 2PM            Fr. McGuire Council,       #3851
David & Sharon Krolikowski     11/27   27th
Josh & Lourdes Valdez          11/28   11th                                Third Degree
Richard & Cathy Cuellar        11/28   40th     Nov. 22 1PM, 2PM           Alhambra Council           #2431
Robert & Deanna Benedict       11/29   16th
Jose & Ling Yen Dato           11/29   36th     ALWAYS call the GK, FS, or Team Captain to ensure that the
David & Lupe Montoya           11/29   40th     ceremony is still taking place when/where published.
Knights of Columbus                                          November 2009                                                           Page 6




  Keeping in Touch                                                              Note from Past Grand
Often we have brother knights, or their
wives, that are home bound or hospi-                                               Knight Jim La Polla
talized or living in other facilities                                     Past Grand Knight Jim La Polla sent the following note .
where they are in need of physical
assistance. Hopefully this newsletter                                     Please convey my thanks to the council for their generous sup-
helps them to keep in touch. A phone                                      port. I had my left leg amputated below the knee in April and
call from a brother knight is often ap-                                   I've incurred large medical bills. Your support has been a wel-
preciated and can be more informative                                     come relief. At the moment I'm paying off my prosthetic leg,
than simply reading the newsletter.                                       almost $1200.00 Co-payment. Last Friday the nurse who is
                                                                          helping me to fit the leg so I can wear it comfortably told me
Brother Jim LaPolla, PGK                                                  that this leg is only a trainer. In three to six months, after I finish
is home recuperating from medical complications of diabetes and           rehab, I will need to purchase my permanent prosthesis, some-
would appreciate a phone call note or Email. He can be reached            where in the neighborhood of $2000.00 co-payment.
at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324, Home phone (909)
824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at harttx@yahoo.com.               Your continued prayers are very much appreciated. Please con-
                                                                          tinue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers.
                                                                          Vivat Jesus, Jim La Polla.
Brother Robert Benedict was an LAPD motorcycle
officer is and is currently in a rehabilitation facility in Bakersfield   Grand Knight Paul Diaz and Brother Lou Cartwright visited Jim
for treatment of brain injuries due to two on duty accidents. His
                                                                          recently. Jim is having the prosthetic leg refitted weekly because
wife Deanna has kept us updated and she states: “If some Knights
can give him a call just to say hi, it would be great. I don't think      his leg is still tender. The first wheelchair he received was too
he gets very many calls from his friends”. His cell number is             large and did not fit through the doorway. He had to wait 6
(909) 247-5711. The direct line (661) 836-2500 may work best as           weeks for a smaller chair so for that period of time he was con-
he doesn't always carry his phone with him. Ask the receptionist          fined to his room.
if he's in (sometimes they go out for a few hours). He is usually
in his apartment after 3pm. If you can, give him a call just to say       He can be reached at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324,
“Hi” it would be appreciated.                                             Home phone (909) 824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at
                                                                          harttx@yahoo.com.
Occasionally we will hear from a brother knight who has moved
away. They too would appreciate a call, letter or email from
members of our council.

Ken Passler, PGK his wife Sandee and their children                         Council Bowling Night
moved to Las Cruces New Mexico some time ago. Pam Stump
said that the Passler Family had the honor of being named the
Knights of Columbus Family of the Year in New Mexico a few                When was the last time you went bowling or took the family out
years ago. Ken’s Email address is KSPasler@msn.com. I am sure             to bowl? Come and join your brother knights and their families
he would enjoy hearing from our council members.                          for an evening of fun camaraderie and relaxation.

If you know of any brothers knight or their wives that would like              Our council will have a bowling night at Oak Tree Lanes at
to be included in this list contact Dennis Stump at (909) 597-3741        990 N. Diamond Bar Blvd., in Diamond Bar. It will be on Tues-
or Jose Lopez at (909) 591-6811.                                          day November 10, 2009. The time is
                                                                          from 6:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost
                                                                          is $10.00 per person and includes
                                                                          two hours of bowling, free shoe
          Encourage Priestly and                                          rental, a large pizza and a pitcher of
                                                                          soda per lane.
            Religious Vocations.
         Your Prayers and Support                                         For more information contact Paul
                                                                          Diaz at (909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at
             Make a Difference                                            pdiazzz@yahoo.com
Knights of Columbus                                   November 2009                                            Page 7



         4th Degree                                                  Joke of the Month
                                                                                  Only in Texas
       exemplification                                   A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a
                                                         sheriff's deputy. He thinks that he is smarter than the
We had four knights from our council make their          deputy because he is a lawyer from New York and is
Fourth Degree on October 10th at the Marriott Hotel      certain that he has a better education then any cop
in Irvine. They are; Brothers Andrew Alvarez, Jerry
                                                         from Texas . He decides to prove this to himself and
Bush (no picture available), Robert Johnson and
                                                         have some fun at the Texas deputy's expense.
Louis Safonte. All the candidates were accompanied
by their wives They all joined the St. Jude Assembly
in Brea.                                                 The deputy says, “License and registration, please.”
                                                         “What for?” says the lawyer. The deputy tells him, “You
Brothers Tom Hughes and Jeff Runtz attended the          didn't come to a complete stop at the stop sign.” Then
exemplification in support of the new Fourth Degree      the lawyer responds, “I slowed down, and no one was
Knights.                                                 coming.” “You still didn't come to a complete stop,” re-
                                                         plies the deputy. “License and registration, please.” The
Pictured to the right is Brother                         lawyer asks, “What's the difference?” “The difference is
Louis Safonte, below Brother                             you have to come to complete stop, that's the law. Li-
Andrew Alvarez and his wife                              cense and registration, please!” the Deputy repeats.
Andrea. At the bottom is                                 The Lawyer says, “If you can show me the legal differ-
Brother Robert Johnson and                               ence between slow down and stop, I'll give you my li-
his wife Marysia.                                        cense and registration; and you give me the ticket. If
                                                         not, you let me go and don't give me the ticket.”
Congratulations Sir Knights.
                                                         “That sounds fair. Please exit your vehicle, sir,” the
                                                         deputy says. At this point, the deputy takes out his
                                                         nightstick and starts beating the living daylights out of
                                                         the lawyer and says, “Do you want me to stop, or just
                                                         slow down?”.




                                                        Brother Don Gonzalez and Brother Lamar Johnson getting in a little
                                                        driver training at St. Paul’s festival last month. Do they really think this
                                                        will help them pass the DMV test?
 Knights of Columbus                                      November 2009
                                                                                                                         Page 8


                                                                                      Christmas Party
           duties of the                                                               And Councils
            Recorder                                                                  20th Anniversary
This is the fourth in our series explaining the duties of the vari-   It has been twenty years since our council was formed here in
ous council officer positions. We hope that this will help our        Chino Hills. We will be celebrating this milestone event along with
members have a better understanding of the duties of the vari-        our annual Christmas Party on December 5th. At 5:00 P.M. at St.
ous officers and Service Program Directors. We will continue          Paul the Apostle Maher Hall. Dinner will be a Pot Luck with the
to provide a description of the other positions in the coming         council providing the main course of Ham and turkey. Sign ups for
months.                                                               the pot luck will be available by contacting Grand Knight Paul Diaz
                                                                      at .(909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at pdiazzz@yahoo.com. Paul
The following is a description of the duties of the Recorder as       would also would like to have an estimate of how many will be
found in the Charter Constitution Laws of the Knights of Co-          attending the event. The council will provide soft drinks, water and
lumbus.                                                               coffee. You are welcome to bring your own holiday spirits.

The Recorder shall keep true records                                  Dinner will start at 6:30 P. M. with a DJ providing music for danc-
of the doings of his council upon                                     ing from 7:30 P. M. until 11:00 P. M.
books approved by the Board of Di-
rectors and furnished by the Supreme                                  Santa Claus will be visiting some time in the evening so please
Secretary at the expense of the coun-                                 bring a wrapped gift for any children that will be attending with
cil: conduct all correspondence of the                                you.
council and shall perform such duties
as the council or the Order may di-                                   There will also be a White Ele-
rect.                                                                 phant Christmas Gift Exchange.
                                                                      Each person wishing to partici-
What Really Happens?                                                  pate in the gift exchange should
                                                                      bring a gift with a maximum
The Recorder keeps a true record of                                   value of $20.00. These are not
all the actions of the council. He                                    couples presents but individual
should use the “Recorders Minute                                      gifts.
                                            Council Recorder
Book” (#1403 available from the
                                           Brother Jose Lopez         Please join us for dinner and an
Supreme Council Supply Depart-                                                                             Brother Mike Leeming and his
ment) to record the minutes of all                                    evening with your brother knights    family at last years Christmas
council meetings. Currently we are keeping printed copies of          and their families and some danc-
all council meetings as well as storing them on computer.             ing.

From a practical point of view most correspondence is handled                        Prayer for Priests
by the Grand Knight.
                                                                      Ever-living God and Father of us all, you give to your Church
Our Recorder also writes and publishes the monthly newsletter, the Priesthood of your Son, Jesus, and by the power of the Holy
keeps the attendance roster of all meetings as well as the min- Spirit, you provide holy priests for a holy people.
utes of the Officers meetings and General meetings.
                                                                      We pray for all our priests, who announce the Word of God and
          Newsletter Sent via E-Mail                                  celebrate the Sacraments, for those who are young and those
                                                                      who are old, for those who serve in difficult and trying circum-
The newsletter is going via E-mail to members for whom we             stances, for those who are faithful and those who are faltering,
have an E-mail address. It is in PDF format and can be                and for those who have died.
opened with Adobe Reader, a free download file at
Adobe.com.                                                            We entrust all our priests to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, that they may persevere with fidelity
If we don’t have your E-mail address you will get the news-           to you and to your Church. With Saint John Vianney, patron of
letter by U. S. mail. If you wish to get the newsletter by U. S.      priests, we pray that our priests may never fail to lead us to you.
mail rather than E-mail or if you prefer E-mail, contact Jose         We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lopez at: jlopez646@aol.com or at (909) 591-6811 .
 Knights of Columbus                                November 2009                              Page 9


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  Cantina Now Open




                                             OPEN




 Sandra’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is now open at
       14670 Pipeline Ave., in Chino Hills.




             Be a friend                                            Your Business Card could
                                                                             be here
                                                                          for as little as
                                                                             $25.00
                                                                         For one year.
                                                                         Contact Jose Lopez at
                                                                            (909) 591-6811
  Ask a friend to join the                                             Or E-mail: jlopez@aol.com

  Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Chino Valley Council #10234
P.O. Box 145
Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




                                    Charles Bradley
                                   P.O. Box 1112
                                   Colton, Calif. 92324




__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                     Knights of Columbus
                                  Chino Valley Council #10234

                                        Past Grand Knights
                              Joe Bok              Jan. 1990 thru July 1990
                              Lou Cartwright       July 1990 thru June 1991
                              Jim LaPolla          July 1991 thru June 1992
                              Ken Passler          July 1992 thru June 1993
                              Richard Contreras    July 1993 thru June 1994
                              Joe Bok              July 1994 thru June 1995
                              Santi Gorospe        July 1995 thru June 1996
                              David Vezzetti       July 1996 thru June 1997
                              Doug Loucks          July 1997 thru June 1998
                              Richard Garrido      July 1998 thru June 1999
                              Dennis Stump         July 1999 thru June 2000
                              Jeff Runtz           July 2000 thru June 2002
                              Art Kirby            July 2002 thru June 2004
                              Rudy Castro          July 2004 thru June 2005
                              Manuel Padilla       July 2005 thru June 2006
                              Steve Gomez          July 2006 thru June 2007
                              Tom Hughes           July 2007 thru June 2008
                              Paul Diaz            July 2008 thru June 2009
      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night into the streets, espe-    Diocese. It is usually attended by Knights and their wives.
cially around the train station, between 10 P. M. and         Knights from every parish in the Diocese bring their re-
2P.M. to pick up the homeless and take them to the home       spective clergy.
we have on San Gregorio al Cielo.
                                                              This large event will be attended by approximately 150 to
The last time I was in Rome, I found it unbearable to see     200 people who come from as far away as Palm Springs.
so many homeless people living that way. So I went to see     This year, we are expecting Bishop Gerald R. Barnes and
                                                              Bishop Rutilio Del Riego to attend. There is also the pos-
the mayor of Rome and said “Give me a place for these         sibility that the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus
people, because they refuse to come with us and would         the Vice Deputy and the chaplains are expected to attend.
rather stay where they are.” He and his staff responded
wonderfully. In a few days they offered us a very nice        The tentative schedule for the evening is a cocktail hour
                                                              from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Dinner will be served at ap-
place near the Termini Train Station. At present, all those   proximately 7:15PM followed by comments from various
who have nowhere else to spend the night except in the        dignitaries.
streets go there and sleep in beds, In the morning they
leave.                                                        We are asking ALL Knights to participate in putting this
                                                              event together and making it a success. I am inviting you
This is the wonderful part of our vocation, that as Mis-      all to attend. We need
sionaries of Charity we have created an awareness of the      your help and expertise to
                                                              make this event a success.
poor in the whole world. Twenty years ago no one would        The event will be broken
have believed that there were hungry, naked men and           up into Committees such
women around. Today the whole world knows the poor            as Food, Servers, Deco-           January 10, 2010
because of out work. And they want to share.                  rating, Clean up, Set-up            Clergy Night
                                                              and Tear Down, etc.
Why is our congregation known all over the world today?       While we have some
It is because people see what we do: feeding the hungry,      committees already
                                                              chaired, we still need
clothing the naked, taking care of the sick and the dying.    some help.
Because they see, they believe.
                                                              Our next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday
                                                              November 24th at 7:00PM in the Annex at St. Paul the
                                                              Apostle Church. All are welcome to attend.

                                                              Please contact Grand Knight Paul Diaz at (909) 591-
                                                              2411 for information regarding the next meeting, or if
                                                              you can help but cannot make the meeting.

                                                              Thanks & God Bless,
                                                              Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
  Knights of Columbus                                    November 2009                                                  Page 4




 Knights of Columbus                                                         RECIPE of THE MONTH
 Night at JoJo’s Pizza
      Kitchen                                                             Rib eye with Salsa Verde (Serves 4)
                                                                   2 16-ounce boneless Rib eye steaks
Support the Knights of Columbus                                    Pure olive oil
charities Wednesday November11th
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Jojo’s Pizza                              2 Tablespoons of Capers
Kitchen at 2923 Chino Ave. H-1,                                    Kosher salt, to taste
Chino Hills, Cal. (909) 464-2222.
                                                                   Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
JoJo’s has designated the second                                   2 Tablespoons butter
Wednesday of every month to help us                                1 Bunch Italian Parsley stems removed (leaves only)
raise funds for charity. They will do-
nate 25% of the cost of your meal to our council. JoJo’s food is   3 cloves garlic, peeled
always made fresh. When ordering just mention the Knights of       Zest of one lemon
Columbus.
                                                                   2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to dine in, take out or 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
have pizza delivered. Fund raisers exclude all discounts and      1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
coupons.
                                                                  Preparation

        Pray for our Deceased                                      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
                                                                   Salsa Verde
         Brothers and Wives                                        In a food processor, combine 3 cloves of garlic with the Italian
                                                                   parsley and pulse to a thick paste. Add the capers, lemon zest, red
  Remember our Deceased brother Knights                            wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Continue combining
                                                                   ingredients and slowly drizzle in 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
             and spouses:
                                                                   Rib Eye
                        Robert Kline                               Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black
                       Willie Williams                             pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat with pure olive oil
                      Patrick O'Curran                             to coat the bottom of the pan. Add in the steaks and cook for 5 min-
                      Manuel Buyson                                utes. Drain the oil, turn the steaks over, place 1 tablespoon of butter
                        Ernie Vestri                               on each steak and place in the oven for 5 minutes for a medium rare
                       Case Spolstra
                                                                   steak. 6 minutes for a medium steak. Remove from the oven and let
                      James O'Reiley
                                                                   rest for 4-5 minutes.
                        Julie Uehlin
                                                                   This recipe was submitted by Jose Lopez. Do you have a favorite
                      John Palmowski                               recipe you would like to share? Send it to Jose Lopez at 14124 Eve-
                        Paul Taylor                                ning View Dr. Chino Hills, Cal. 91709 or email it to jlo-
                        Bette Piasta                               pez646@aol.com.
                      Charles Musser


                  May their souls                                             Build For
      and the souls of all the faithful departed                             The Future!
                    rest in peace.
                                                                              Recruit A
                                                                           New Member!
 Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                       Page 5


                                                                 Calendar of Events

             Birthdays                                             October-November
                                                Nov 3, 4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, 7:00pm Guasti.
                        &                       Nov. 5, General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
                                                Nov. 7, Hour of Power Rosary 9:00 am Montclair Abortion
                                                         Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month.
       Anniversaries                            Nov. 8, Knights of Columbus Breakfast St Paul the Apostle
                                                         Church, 6:30am to 12:00 noon
                                                Nov 10, Bowling Night
                                                Nov. 11, JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Nov. 16 4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pmYorba
Brother’s Birthday                                       Linda John Paul Center, 6:30pm
                                                Nov. 18 1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Fr. Mike Gilsenan      11/4                     Nov. 19, Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Sal Avila              11/8                     Nov. 29 Corporate Communion, 9:30 AM, St. Paul the Apostle
Larry Clayton          11/9
Jerry Formulak         11/10                    Dec.1,     4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, Guasti 7:00pm
Edgar Katigbak         11/11                    Dec.2,     1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Mark Davis             11/17                               Annex
Jerome Bush            11/19                    Dec.3,    General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Mike Garrick           11/29                    Dec.4,     Hour of Power Rosary 9:00am Montclair Abortion
Michael Lira           11/29                              Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month
Leonardo Cobian        11/30                    Dec. 5,   Anniversary and Christmas Party, St. Paul the Apostle,
                                                          Maher Hall 5:00 P.M.
    Wife’s Birthday                             Dec.9,    JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Dec.14,   Burrito Breakfast, St. Paul the Apostle 6:30 a.m. to noon.
Virginia Gorospe       11/9                     Dec.16,    Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Katherine Palmowski    11/11                    Dec.17,    1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Linda Medina           11/15                              Annex
Marlene Cacnio         11/26                    Dec.21,    4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pm Yorba
Catherine O’Curran     11/29                              Linda
Carolyn Richardson     11/29
Natalie Gaglio         11/29

                                                                    San Gabriel Valley Chapter
       Wedding Anniversaries
                                                                           First Degree
Dan & Bernadette Burke         11/6    33rd     Nov.11    7PM, 8PM         Fr. McGuire Council,     #3851
Don & Guadalupe Naf            11/6    38th     Nov. 15   2PM, 3PM         Alhambra Council         #2431
Leonard & Mary Ceas            11/12   26th     Nov.18    7PM, 8PM         Shepherd of Ars Council, #6028
Bob & Tacie Adams              11/12   26th     Dec 2     7PM, 8PM         Mgr Corr Council         #3571
Mark & Amy Glaudini            11/13   10th     Dec. 11   2PM, 3PM         St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Tentative)
Chuck & Madelyn Kosky          11/15   59th                                                         #14007
Jerry & Denise Moser           11/15   34th
Dan & Maria Sapien             11/15   28th                                Second Degree
Ramiro & Carol Caro            11/21   22nd     Nov.21 1PM, 2PM            Fr. McGuire Council,       #3851
David & Sharon Krolikowski     11/27   27th
Josh & Lourdes Valdez          11/28   11th                                Third Degree
Richard & Cathy Cuellar        11/28   40th     Nov. 22 1PM, 2PM           Alhambra Council           #2431
Robert & Deanna Benedict       11/29   16th
Jose & Ling Yen Dato           11/29   36th     ALWAYS call the GK, FS, or Team Captain to ensure that the
David & Lupe Montoya           11/29   40th     ceremony is still taking place when/where published.
Knights of Columbus                                          November 2009                                                           Page 6




  Keeping in Touch                                                              Note from Past Grand
Often we have brother knights, or their
wives, that are home bound or hospi-                                               Knight Jim La Polla
talized or living in other facilities                                     Past Grand Knight Jim La Polla sent the following note .
where they are in need of physical
assistance. Hopefully this newsletter                                     Please convey my thanks to the council for their generous sup-
helps them to keep in touch. A phone                                      port. I had my left leg amputated below the knee in April and
call from a brother knight is often ap-                                   I've incurred large medical bills. Your support has been a wel-
preciated and can be more informative                                     come relief. At the moment I'm paying off my prosthetic leg,
than simply reading the newsletter.                                       almost $1200.00 Co-payment. Last Friday the nurse who is
                                                                          helping me to fit the leg so I can wear it comfortably told me
Brother Jim LaPolla, PGK                                                  that this leg is only a trainer. In three to six months, after I finish
is home recuperating from medical complications of diabetes and           rehab, I will need to purchase my permanent prosthesis, some-
would appreciate a phone call note or Email. He can be reached            where in the neighborhood of $2000.00 co-payment.
at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324, Home phone (909)
824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at harttx@yahoo.com.               Your continued prayers are very much appreciated. Please con-
                                                                          tinue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers.
                                                                          Vivat Jesus, Jim La Polla.
Brother Robert Benedict was an LAPD motorcycle
officer is and is currently in a rehabilitation facility in Bakersfield   Grand Knight Paul Diaz and Brother Lou Cartwright visited Jim
for treatment of brain injuries due to two on duty accidents. His
                                                                          recently. Jim is having the prosthetic leg refitted weekly because
wife Deanna has kept us updated and she states: “If some Knights
can give him a call just to say hi, it would be great. I don't think      his leg is still tender. The first wheelchair he received was too
he gets very many calls from his friends”. His cell number is             large and did not fit through the doorway. He had to wait 6
(909) 247-5711. The direct line (661) 836-2500 may work best as           weeks for a smaller chair so for that period of time he was con-
he doesn't always carry his phone with him. Ask the receptionist          fined to his room.
if he's in (sometimes they go out for a few hours). He is usually
in his apartment after 3pm. If you can, give him a call just to say       He can be reached at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324,
“Hi” it would be appreciated.                                             Home phone (909) 824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at
                                                                          harttx@yahoo.com.
Occasionally we will hear from a brother knight who has moved
away. They too would appreciate a call, letter or email from
members of our council.

Ken Passler, PGK his wife Sandee and their children                         Council Bowling Night
moved to Las Cruces New Mexico some time ago. Pam Stump
said that the Passler Family had the honor of being named the
Knights of Columbus Family of the Year in New Mexico a few                When was the last time you went bowling or took the family out
years ago. Ken’s Email address is KSPasler@msn.com. I am sure             to bowl? Come and join your brother knights and their families
he would enjoy hearing from our council members.                          for an evening of fun camaraderie and relaxation.

If you know of any brothers knight or their wives that would like              Our council will have a bowling night at Oak Tree Lanes at
to be included in this list contact Dennis Stump at (909) 597-3741        990 N. Diamond Bar Blvd., in Diamond Bar. It will be on Tues-
or Jose Lopez at (909) 591-6811.                                          day November 10, 2009. The time is
                                                                          from 6:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost
                                                                          is $10.00 per person and includes
                                                                          two hours of bowling, free shoe
          Encourage Priestly and                                          rental, a large pizza and a pitcher of
                                                                          soda per lane.
            Religious Vocations.
         Your Prayers and Support                                         For more information contact Paul
                                                                          Diaz at (909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at
             Make a Difference                                            pdiazzz@yahoo.com
Knights of Columbus                                   November 2009                                            Page 7



         4th Degree                                                  Joke of the Month
                                                                                  Only in Texas
       exemplification                                   A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a
                                                         sheriff's deputy. He thinks that he is smarter than the
We had four knights from our council make their          deputy because he is a lawyer from New York and is
Fourth Degree on October 10th at the Marriott Hotel      certain that he has a better education then any cop
in Irvine. They are; Brothers Andrew Alvarez, Jerry
                                                         from Texas . He decides to prove this to himself and
Bush (no picture available), Robert Johnson and
                                                         have some fun at the Texas deputy's expense.
Louis Safonte. All the candidates were accompanied
by their wives They all joined the St. Jude Assembly
in Brea.                                                 The deputy says, “License and registration, please.”
                                                         “What for?” says the lawyer. The deputy tells him, “You
Brothers Tom Hughes and Jeff Runtz attended the          didn't come to a complete stop at the stop sign.” Then
exemplification in support of the new Fourth Degree      the lawyer responds, “I slowed down, and no one was
Knights.                                                 coming.” “You still didn't come to a complete stop,” re-
                                                         plies the deputy. “License and registration, please.” The
Pictured to the right is Brother                         lawyer asks, “What's the difference?” “The difference is
Louis Safonte, below Brother                             you have to come to complete stop, that's the law. Li-
Andrew Alvarez and his wife                              cense and registration, please!” the Deputy repeats.
Andrea. At the bottom is                                 The Lawyer says, “If you can show me the legal differ-
Brother Robert Johnson and                               ence between slow down and stop, I'll give you my li-
his wife Marysia.                                        cense and registration; and you give me the ticket. If
                                                         not, you let me go and don't give me the ticket.”
Congratulations Sir Knights.
                                                         “That sounds fair. Please exit your vehicle, sir,” the
                                                         deputy says. At this point, the deputy takes out his
                                                         nightstick and starts beating the living daylights out of
                                                         the lawyer and says, “Do you want me to stop, or just
                                                         slow down?”.




                                                        Brother Don Gonzalez and Brother Lamar Johnson getting in a little
                                                        driver training at St. Paul’s festival last month. Do they really think this
                                                        will help them pass the DMV test?
 Knights of Columbus                                      November 2009
                                                                                                                         Page 8


                                                                                      Christmas Party
           duties of the                                                               And Councils
            Recorder                                                                  20th Anniversary
This is the fourth in our series explaining the duties of the vari-   It has been twenty years since our council was formed here in
ous council officer positions. We hope that this will help our        Chino Hills. We will be celebrating this milestone event along with
members have a better understanding of the duties of the vari-        our annual Christmas Party on December 5th. At 5:00 P.M. at St.
ous officers and Service Program Directors. We will continue          Paul the Apostle Maher Hall. Dinner will be a Pot Luck with the
to provide a description of the other positions in the coming         council providing the main course of Ham and turkey. Sign ups for
months.                                                               the pot luck will be available by contacting Grand Knight Paul Diaz
                                                                      at .(909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at pdiazzz@yahoo.com. Paul
The following is a description of the duties of the Recorder as       would also would like to have an estimate of how many will be
found in the Charter Constitution Laws of the Knights of Co-          attending the event. The council will provide soft drinks, water and
lumbus.                                                               coffee. You are welcome to bring your own holiday spirits.

The Recorder shall keep true records                                  Dinner will start at 6:30 P. M. with a DJ providing music for danc-
of the doings of his council upon                                     ing from 7:30 P. M. until 11:00 P. M.
books approved by the Board of Di-
rectors and furnished by the Supreme                                  Santa Claus will be visiting some time in the evening so please
Secretary at the expense of the coun-                                 bring a wrapped gift for any children that will be attending with
cil: conduct all correspondence of the                                you.
council and shall perform such duties
as the council or the Order may di-                                   There will also be a White Ele-
rect.                                                                 phant Christmas Gift Exchange.
                                                                      Each person wishing to partici-
What Really Happens?                                                  pate in the gift exchange should
                                                                      bring a gift with a maximum
The Recorder keeps a true record of                                   value of $20.00. These are not
all the actions of the council. He                                    couples presents but individual
should use the “Recorders Minute                                      gifts.
                                            Council Recorder
Book” (#1403 available from the
                                           Brother Jose Lopez         Please join us for dinner and an
Supreme Council Supply Depart-                                                                             Brother Mike Leeming and his
ment) to record the minutes of all                                    evening with your brother knights    family at last years Christmas
council meetings. Currently we are keeping printed copies of          and their families and some danc-
all council meetings as well as storing them on computer.             ing.

From a practical point of view most correspondence is handled                        Prayer for Priests
by the Grand Knight.
                                                                      Ever-living God and Father of us all, you give to your Church
Our Recorder also writes and publishes the monthly newsletter, the Priesthood of your Son, Jesus, and by the power of the Holy
keeps the attendance roster of all meetings as well as the min- Spirit, you provide holy priests for a holy people.
utes of the Officers meetings and General meetings.
                                                                      We pray for all our priests, who announce the Word of God and
          Newsletter Sent via E-Mail                                  celebrate the Sacraments, for those who are young and those
                                                                      who are old, for those who serve in difficult and trying circum-
The newsletter is going via E-mail to members for whom we             stances, for those who are faithful and those who are faltering,
have an E-mail address. It is in PDF format and can be                and for those who have died.
opened with Adobe Reader, a free download file at
Adobe.com.                                                            We entrust all our priests to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, that they may persevere with fidelity
If we don’t have your E-mail address you will get the news-           to you and to your Church. With Saint John Vianney, patron of
letter by U. S. mail. If you wish to get the newsletter by U. S.      priests, we pray that our priests may never fail to lead us to you.
mail rather than E-mail or if you prefer E-mail, contact Jose         We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lopez at: jlopez646@aol.com or at (909) 591-6811 .
 Knights of Columbus                                November 2009                              Page 9


Sandra’s Mexican Grill &
  Cantina Now Open




                                             OPEN




 Sandra’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is now open at
       14670 Pipeline Ave., in Chino Hills.




             Be a friend                                            Your Business Card could
                                                                             be here
                                                                          for as little as
                                                                             $25.00
                                                                         For one year.
                                                                         Contact Jose Lopez at
                                                                            (909) 591-6811
  Ask a friend to join the                                             Or E-mail: jlopez@aol.com

  Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Chino Valley Council #10234
P.O. Box 145
Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




                                    Jerome Bush
                                   17655 Hummingbird Way
                                   Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                     Knights of Columbus
                                  Chino Valley Council #10234

                                        Past Grand Knights
                              Joe Bok              Jan. 1990 thru July 1990
                              Lou Cartwright       July 1990 thru June 1991
                              Jim LaPolla          July 1991 thru June 1992
                              Ken Passler          July 1992 thru June 1993
                              Richard Contreras    July 1993 thru June 1994
                              Joe Bok              July 1994 thru June 1995
                              Santi Gorospe        July 1995 thru June 1996
                              David Vezzetti       July 1996 thru June 1997
                              Doug Loucks          July 1997 thru June 1998
                              Richard Garrido      July 1998 thru June 1999
                              Dennis Stump         July 1999 thru June 2000
                              Jeff Runtz           July 2000 thru June 2002
                              Art Kirby            July 2002 thru June 2004
                              Rudy Castro          July 2004 thru June 2005
                              Manuel Padilla       July 2005 thru June 2006
                              Steve Gomez          July 2006 thru June 2007
                              Tom Hughes           July 2007 thru June 2008
                              Paul Diaz            July 2008 thru June 2009
      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night into the streets, espe-    Diocese. It is usually attended by Knights and their wives.
cially around the train station, between 10 P. M. and         Knights from every parish in the Diocese bring their re-
2P.M. to pick up the homeless and take them to the home       spective clergy.
we have on San Gregorio al Cielo.
                                                              This large event will be attended by approximately 150 to
The last time I was in Rome, I found it unbearable to see     200 people who come from as far away as Palm Springs.
so many homeless people living that way. So I went to see     This year, we are expecting Bishop Gerald R. Barnes and
                                                              Bishop Rutilio Del Riego to attend. There is also the pos-
the mayor of Rome and said “Give me a place for these         sibility that the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus
people, because they refuse to come with us and would         the Vice Deputy and the chaplains are expected to attend.
rather stay where they are.” He and his staff responded
wonderfully. In a few days they offered us a very nice        The tentative schedule for the evening is a cocktail hour
                                                              from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Dinner will be served at ap-
place near the Termini Train Station. At present, all those   proximately 7:15PM followed by comments from various
who have nowhere else to spend the night except in the        dignitaries.
streets go there and sleep in beds, In the morning they
leave.                                                        We are asking ALL Knights to participate in putting this
                                                              event together and making it a success. I am inviting you
This is the wonderful part of our vocation, that as Mis-      all to attend. We need
sionaries of Charity we have created an awareness of the      your help and expertise to
                                                              make this event a success.
poor in the whole world. Twenty years ago no one would        The event will be broken
have believed that there were hungry, naked men and           up into Committees such
women around. Today the whole world knows the poor            as Food, Servers, Deco-           January 10, 2010
because of out work. And they want to share.                  rating, Clean up, Set-up            Clergy Night
                                                              and Tear Down, etc.
Why is our congregation known all over the world today?       While we have some
It is because people see what we do: feeding the hungry,      committees already
                                                              chaired, we still need
clothing the naked, taking care of the sick and the dying.    some help.
Because they see, they believe.
                                                              Our next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday
                                                              November 24th at 7:00PM in the Annex at St. Paul the
                                                              Apostle Church. All are welcome to attend.

                                                              Please contact Grand Knight Paul Diaz at (909) 591-
                                                              2411 for information regarding the next meeting, or if
                                                              you can help but cannot make the meeting.

                                                              Thanks & God Bless,
                                                              Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
  Knights of Columbus                                    November 2009                                                  Page 4




 Knights of Columbus                                                         RECIPE of THE MONTH
 Night at JoJo’s Pizza
      Kitchen                                                             Rib eye with Salsa Verde (Serves 4)
                                                                   2 16-ounce boneless Rib eye steaks
Support the Knights of Columbus                                    Pure olive oil
charities Wednesday November11th
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Jojo’s Pizza                              2 Tablespoons of Capers
Kitchen at 2923 Chino Ave. H-1,                                    Kosher salt, to taste
Chino Hills, Cal. (909) 464-2222.
                                                                   Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
JoJo’s has designated the second                                   2 Tablespoons butter
Wednesday of every month to help us                                1 Bunch Italian Parsley stems removed (leaves only)
raise funds for charity. They will do-
nate 25% of the cost of your meal to our council. JoJo’s food is   3 cloves garlic, peeled
always made fresh. When ordering just mention the Knights of       Zest of one lemon
Columbus.
                                                                   2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to dine in, take out or 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
have pizza delivered. Fund raisers exclude all discounts and      1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
coupons.
                                                                  Preparation

        Pray for our Deceased                                      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
                                                                   Salsa Verde
         Brothers and Wives                                        In a food processor, combine 3 cloves of garlic with the Italian
                                                                   parsley and pulse to a thick paste. Add the capers, lemon zest, red
  Remember our Deceased brother Knights                            wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Continue combining
                                                                   ingredients and slowly drizzle in 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
             and spouses:
                                                                   Rib Eye
                        Robert Kline                               Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black
                       Willie Williams                             pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat with pure olive oil
                      Patrick O'Curran                             to coat the bottom of the pan. Add in the steaks and cook for 5 min-
                      Manuel Buyson                                utes. Drain the oil, turn the steaks over, place 1 tablespoon of butter
                        Ernie Vestri                               on each steak and place in the oven for 5 minutes for a medium rare
                       Case Spolstra
                                                                   steak. 6 minutes for a medium steak. Remove from the oven and let
                      James O'Reiley
                                                                   rest for 4-5 minutes.
                        Julie Uehlin
                                                                   This recipe was submitted by Jose Lopez. Do you have a favorite
                      John Palmowski                               recipe you would like to share? Send it to Jose Lopez at 14124 Eve-
                        Paul Taylor                                ning View Dr. Chino Hills, Cal. 91709 or email it to jlo-
                        Bette Piasta                               pez646@aol.com.
                      Charles Musser


                  May their souls                                             Build For
      and the souls of all the faithful departed                             The Future!
                    rest in peace.
                                                                              Recruit A
                                                                           New Member!
 Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                       Page 5


                                                                 Calendar of Events

             Birthdays                                             October-November
                                                Nov 3, 4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, 7:00pm Guasti.
                        &                       Nov. 5, General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
                                                Nov. 7, Hour of Power Rosary 9:00 am Montclair Abortion
                                                         Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month.
       Anniversaries                            Nov. 8, Knights of Columbus Breakfast St Paul the Apostle
                                                         Church, 6:30am to 12:00 noon
                                                Nov 10, Bowling Night
                                                Nov. 11, JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Nov. 16 4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pmYorba
Brother’s Birthday                                       Linda John Paul Center, 6:30pm
                                                Nov. 18 1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Fr. Mike Gilsenan      11/4                     Nov. 19, Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Sal Avila              11/8                     Nov. 29 Corporate Communion, 9:30 AM, St. Paul the Apostle
Larry Clayton          11/9
Jerry Formulak         11/10                    Dec.1,     4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, Guasti 7:00pm
Edgar Katigbak         11/11                    Dec.2,     1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Mark Davis             11/17                               Annex
Jerome Bush            11/19                    Dec.3,    General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Mike Garrick           11/29                    Dec.4,     Hour of Power Rosary 9:00am Montclair Abortion
Michael Lira           11/29                              Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month
Leonardo Cobian        11/30                    Dec. 5,   Anniversary and Christmas Party, St. Paul the Apostle,
                                                          Maher Hall 5:00 P.M.
    Wife’s Birthday                             Dec.9,    JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Dec.14,   Burrito Breakfast, St. Paul the Apostle 6:30 a.m. to noon.
Virginia Gorospe       11/9                     Dec.16,    Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Katherine Palmowski    11/11                    Dec.17,    1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Linda Medina           11/15                              Annex
Marlene Cacnio         11/26                    Dec.21,    4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pm Yorba
Catherine O’Curran     11/29                              Linda
Carolyn Richardson     11/29
Natalie Gaglio         11/29

                                                                    San Gabriel Valley Chapter
       Wedding Anniversaries
                                                                           First Degree
Dan & Bernadette Burke         11/6    33rd     Nov.11    7PM, 8PM         Fr. McGuire Council,     #3851
Don & Guadalupe Naf            11/6    38th     Nov. 15   2PM, 3PM         Alhambra Council         #2431
Leonard & Mary Ceas            11/12   26th     Nov.18    7PM, 8PM         Shepherd of Ars Council, #6028
Bob & Tacie Adams              11/12   26th     Dec 2     7PM, 8PM         Mgr Corr Council         #3571
Mark & Amy Glaudini            11/13   10th     Dec. 11   2PM, 3PM         St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Tentative)
Chuck & Madelyn Kosky          11/15   59th                                                         #14007
Jerry & Denise Moser           11/15   34th
Dan & Maria Sapien             11/15   28th                                Second Degree
Ramiro & Carol Caro            11/21   22nd     Nov.21 1PM, 2PM            Fr. McGuire Council,       #3851
David & Sharon Krolikowski     11/27   27th
Josh & Lourdes Valdez          11/28   11th                                Third Degree
Richard & Cathy Cuellar        11/28   40th     Nov. 22 1PM, 2PM           Alhambra Council           #2431
Robert & Deanna Benedict       11/29   16th
Jose & Ling Yen Dato           11/29   36th     ALWAYS call the GK, FS, or Team Captain to ensure that the
David & Lupe Montoya           11/29   40th     ceremony is still taking place when/where published.
Knights of Columbus                                          November 2009                                                           Page 6




  Keeping in Touch                                                              Note from Past Grand
Often we have brother knights, or their
wives, that are home bound or hospi-                                               Knight Jim La Polla
talized or living in other facilities                                     Past Grand Knight Jim La Polla sent the following note .
where they are in need of physical
assistance. Hopefully this newsletter                                     Please convey my thanks to the council for their generous sup-
helps them to keep in touch. A phone                                      port. I had my left leg amputated below the knee in April and
call from a brother knight is often ap-                                   I've incurred large medical bills. Your support has been a wel-
preciated and can be more informative                                     come relief. At the moment I'm paying off my prosthetic leg,
than simply reading the newsletter.                                       almost $1200.00 Co-payment. Last Friday the nurse who is
                                                                          helping me to fit the leg so I can wear it comfortably told me
Brother Jim LaPolla, PGK                                                  that this leg is only a trainer. In three to six months, after I finish
is home recuperating from medical complications of diabetes and           rehab, I will need to purchase my permanent prosthesis, some-
would appreciate a phone call note or Email. He can be reached            where in the neighborhood of $2000.00 co-payment.
at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324, Home phone (909)
824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at harttx@yahoo.com.               Your continued prayers are very much appreciated. Please con-
                                                                          tinue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers.
                                                                          Vivat Jesus, Jim La Polla.
Brother Robert Benedict was an LAPD motorcycle
officer is and is currently in a rehabilitation facility in Bakersfield   Grand Knight Paul Diaz and Brother Lou Cartwright visited Jim
for treatment of brain injuries due to two on duty accidents. His
                                                                          recently. Jim is having the prosthetic leg refitted weekly because
wife Deanna has kept us updated and she states: “If some Knights
can give him a call just to say hi, it would be great. I don't think      his leg is still tender. The first wheelchair he received was too
he gets very many calls from his friends”. His cell number is             large and did not fit through the doorway. He had to wait 6
(909) 247-5711. The direct line (661) 836-2500 may work best as           weeks for a smaller chair so for that period of time he was con-
he doesn't always carry his phone with him. Ask the receptionist          fined to his room.
if he's in (sometimes they go out for a few hours). He is usually
in his apartment after 3pm. If you can, give him a call just to say       He can be reached at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324,
“Hi” it would be appreciated.                                             Home phone (909) 824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at
                                                                          harttx@yahoo.com.
Occasionally we will hear from a brother knight who has moved
away. They too would appreciate a call, letter or email from
members of our council.

Ken Passler, PGK his wife Sandee and their children                         Council Bowling Night
moved to Las Cruces New Mexico some time ago. Pam Stump
said that the Passler Family had the honor of being named the
Knights of Columbus Family of the Year in New Mexico a few                When was the last time you went bowling or took the family out
years ago. Ken’s Email address is KSPasler@msn.com. I am sure             to bowl? Come and join your brother knights and their families
he would enjoy hearing from our council members.                          for an evening of fun camaraderie and relaxation.

If you know of any brothers knight or their wives that would like              Our council will have a bowling night at Oak Tree Lanes at
to be included in this list contact Dennis Stump at (909) 597-3741        990 N. Diamond Bar Blvd., in Diamond Bar. It will be on Tues-
or Jose Lopez at (909) 591-6811.                                          day November 10, 2009. The time is
                                                                          from 6:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost
                                                                          is $10.00 per person and includes
                                                                          two hours of bowling, free shoe
          Encourage Priestly and                                          rental, a large pizza and a pitcher of
                                                                          soda per lane.
            Religious Vocations.
         Your Prayers and Support                                         For more information contact Paul
                                                                          Diaz at (909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at
             Make a Difference                                            pdiazzz@yahoo.com
Knights of Columbus                                   November 2009                                            Page 7



         4th Degree                                                  Joke of the Month
                                                                                  Only in Texas
       exemplification                                   A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a
                                                         sheriff's deputy. He thinks that he is smarter than the
We had four knights from our council make their          deputy because he is a lawyer from New York and is
Fourth Degree on October 10th at the Marriott Hotel      certain that he has a better education then any cop
in Irvine. They are; Brothers Andrew Alvarez, Jerry
                                                         from Texas . He decides to prove this to himself and
Bush (no picture available), Robert Johnson and
                                                         have some fun at the Texas deputy's expense.
Louis Safonte. All the candidates were accompanied
by their wives They all joined the St. Jude Assembly
in Brea.                                                 The deputy says, “License and registration, please.”
                                                         “What for?” says the lawyer. The deputy tells him, “You
Brothers Tom Hughes and Jeff Runtz attended the          didn't come to a complete stop at the stop sign.” Then
exemplification in support of the new Fourth Degree      the lawyer responds, “I slowed down, and no one was
Knights.                                                 coming.” “You still didn't come to a complete stop,” re-
                                                         plies the deputy. “License and registration, please.” The
Pictured to the right is Brother                         lawyer asks, “What's the difference?” “The difference is
Louis Safonte, below Brother                             you have to come to complete stop, that's the law. Li-
Andrew Alvarez and his wife                              cense and registration, please!” the Deputy repeats.
Andrea. At the bottom is                                 The Lawyer says, “If you can show me the legal differ-
Brother Robert Johnson and                               ence between slow down and stop, I'll give you my li-
his wife Marysia.                                        cense and registration; and you give me the ticket. If
                                                         not, you let me go and don't give me the ticket.”
Congratulations Sir Knights.
                                                         “That sounds fair. Please exit your vehicle, sir,” the
                                                         deputy says. At this point, the deputy takes out his
                                                         nightstick and starts beating the living daylights out of
                                                         the lawyer and says, “Do you want me to stop, or just
                                                         slow down?”.




                                                        Brother Don Gonzalez and Brother Lamar Johnson getting in a little
                                                        driver training at St. Paul’s festival last month. Do they really think this
                                                        will help them pass the DMV test?
 Knights of Columbus                                      November 2009
                                                                                                                         Page 8


                                                                                      Christmas Party
           duties of the                                                               And Councils
            Recorder                                                                  20th Anniversary
This is the fourth in our series explaining the duties of the vari-   It has been twenty years since our council was formed here in
ous council officer positions. We hope that this will help our        Chino Hills. We will be celebrating this milestone event along with
members have a better understanding of the duties of the vari-        our annual Christmas Party on December 5th. At 5:00 P.M. at St.
ous officers and Service Program Directors. We will continue          Paul the Apostle Maher Hall. Dinner will be a Pot Luck with the
to provide a description of the other positions in the coming         council providing the main course of Ham and turkey. Sign ups for
months.                                                               the pot luck will be available by contacting Grand Knight Paul Diaz
                                                                      at .(909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at pdiazzz@yahoo.com. Paul
The following is a description of the duties of the Recorder as       would also would like to have an estimate of how many will be
found in the Charter Constitution Laws of the Knights of Co-          attending the event. The council will provide soft drinks, water and
lumbus.                                                               coffee. You are welcome to bring your own holiday spirits.

The Recorder shall keep true records                                  Dinner will start at 6:30 P. M. with a DJ providing music for danc-
of the doings of his council upon                                     ing from 7:30 P. M. until 11:00 P. M.
books approved by the Board of Di-
rectors and furnished by the Supreme                                  Santa Claus will be visiting some time in the evening so please
Secretary at the expense of the coun-                                 bring a wrapped gift for any children that will be attending with
cil: conduct all correspondence of the                                you.
council and shall perform such duties
as the council or the Order may di-                                   There will also be a White Ele-
rect.                                                                 phant Christmas Gift Exchange.
                                                                      Each person wishing to partici-
What Really Happens?                                                  pate in the gift exchange should
                                                                      bring a gift with a maximum
The Recorder keeps a true record of                                   value of $20.00. These are not
all the actions of the council. He                                    couples presents but individual
should use the “Recorders Minute                                      gifts.
                                            Council Recorder
Book” (#1403 available from the
                                           Brother Jose Lopez         Please join us for dinner and an
Supreme Council Supply Depart-                                                                             Brother Mike Leeming and his
ment) to record the minutes of all                                    evening with your brother knights    family at last years Christmas
council meetings. Currently we are keeping printed copies of          and their families and some danc-
all council meetings as well as storing them on computer.             ing.

From a practical point of view most correspondence is handled                        Prayer for Priests
by the Grand Knight.
                                                                      Ever-living God and Father of us all, you give to your Church
Our Recorder also writes and publishes the monthly newsletter, the Priesthood of your Son, Jesus, and by the power of the Holy
keeps the attendance roster of all meetings as well as the min- Spirit, you provide holy priests for a holy people.
utes of the Officers meetings and General meetings.
                                                                      We pray for all our priests, who announce the Word of God and
          Newsletter Sent via E-Mail                                  celebrate the Sacraments, for those who are young and those
                                                                      who are old, for those who serve in difficult and trying circum-
The newsletter is going via E-mail to members for whom we             stances, for those who are faithful and those who are faltering,
have an E-mail address. It is in PDF format and can be                and for those who have died.
opened with Adobe Reader, a free download file at
Adobe.com.                                                            We entrust all our priests to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, that they may persevere with fidelity
If we don’t have your E-mail address you will get the news-           to you and to your Church. With Saint John Vianney, patron of
letter by U. S. mail. If you wish to get the newsletter by U. S.      priests, we pray that our priests may never fail to lead us to you.
mail rather than E-mail or if you prefer E-mail, contact Jose         We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lopez at: jlopez646@aol.com or at (909) 591-6811 .
 Knights of Columbus                                November 2009                              Page 9


Sandra’s Mexican Grill &
  Cantina Now Open




                                             OPEN




 Sandra’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is now open at
       14670 Pipeline Ave., in Chino Hills.




             Be a friend                                            Your Business Card could
                                                                             be here
                                                                          for as little as
                                                                             $25.00
                                                                         For one year.
                                                                         Contact Jose Lopez at
                                                                            (909) 591-6811
  Ask a friend to join the                                             Or E-mail: jlopez@aol.com

  Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Chino Valley Council #10234
P.O. Box 145
Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




                                    Serafin Cardeno
                                   2440 Olympic View Dr.
                                   Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                     Knights of Columbus
                                  Chino Valley Council #10234

                                        Past Grand Knights
                              Joe Bok              Jan. 1990 thru July 1990
                              Lou Cartwright       July 1990 thru June 1991
                              Jim LaPolla          July 1991 thru June 1992
                              Ken Passler          July 1992 thru June 1993
                              Richard Contreras    July 1993 thru June 1994
                              Joe Bok              July 1994 thru June 1995
                              Santi Gorospe        July 1995 thru June 1996
                              David Vezzetti       July 1996 thru June 1997
                              Doug Loucks          July 1997 thru June 1998
                              Richard Garrido      July 1998 thru June 1999
                              Dennis Stump         July 1999 thru June 2000
                              Jeff Runtz           July 2000 thru June 2002
                              Art Kirby            July 2002 thru June 2004
                              Rudy Castro          July 2004 thru June 2005
                              Manuel Padilla       July 2005 thru June 2006
                              Steve Gomez          July 2006 thru June 2007
                              Tom Hughes           July 2007 thru June 2008
                              Paul Diaz            July 2008 thru June 2009
      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night into the streets, espe-    Diocese. It is usually attended by Knights and their wives.
cially around the train station, between 10 P. M. and         Knights from every parish in the Diocese bring their re-
2P.M. to pick up the homeless and take them to the home       spective clergy.
we have on San Gregorio al Cielo.
                                                              This large event will be attended by approximately 150 to
The last time I was in Rome, I found it unbearable to see     200 people who come from as far away as Palm Springs.
so many homeless people living that way. So I went to see     This year, we are expecting Bishop Gerald R. Barnes and
                                                              Bishop Rutilio Del Riego to attend. There is also the pos-
the mayor of Rome and said “Give me a place for these         sibility that the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus
people, because they refuse to come with us and would         the Vice Deputy and the chaplains are expected to attend.
rather stay where they are.” He and his staff responded
wonderfully. In a few days they offered us a very nice        The tentative schedule for the evening is a cocktail hour
                                                              from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Dinner will be served at ap-
place near the Termini Train Station. At present, all those   proximately 7:15PM followed by comments from various
who have nowhere else to spend the night except in the        dignitaries.
streets go there and sleep in beds, In the morning they
leave.                                                        We are asking ALL Knights to participate in putting this
                                                              event together and making it a success. I am inviting you
This is the wonderful part of our vocation, that as Mis-      all to attend. We need
sionaries of Charity we have created an awareness of the      your help and expertise to
                                                              make this event a success.
poor in the whole world. Twenty years ago no one would        The event will be broken
have believed that there were hungry, naked men and           up into Committees such
women around. Today the whole world knows the poor            as Food, Servers, Deco-           January 10, 2010
because of out work. And they want to share.                  rating, Clean up, Set-up            Clergy Night
                                                              and Tear Down, etc.
Why is our congregation known all over the world today?       While we have some
It is because people see what we do: feeding the hungry,      committees already
                                                              chaired, we still need
clothing the naked, taking care of the sick and the dying.    some help.
Because they see, they believe.
                                                              Our next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday
                                                              November 24th at 7:00PM in the Annex at St. Paul the
                                                              Apostle Church. All are welcome to attend.

                                                              Please contact Grand Knight Paul Diaz at (909) 591-
                                                              2411 for information regarding the next meeting, or if
                                                              you can help but cannot make the meeting.

                                                              Thanks & God Bless,
                                                              Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
  Knights of Columbus                                    November 2009                                                  Page 4




 Knights of Columbus                                                         RECIPE of THE MONTH
 Night at JoJo’s Pizza
      Kitchen                                                             Rib eye with Salsa Verde (Serves 4)
                                                                   2 16-ounce boneless Rib eye steaks
Support the Knights of Columbus                                    Pure olive oil
charities Wednesday November11th
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Jojo’s Pizza                              2 Tablespoons of Capers
Kitchen at 2923 Chino Ave. H-1,                                    Kosher salt, to taste
Chino Hills, Cal. (909) 464-2222.
                                                                   Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
JoJo’s has designated the second                                   2 Tablespoons butter
Wednesday of every month to help us                                1 Bunch Italian Parsley stems removed (leaves only)
raise funds for charity. They will do-
nate 25% of the cost of your meal to our council. JoJo’s food is   3 cloves garlic, peeled
always made fresh. When ordering just mention the Knights of       Zest of one lemon
Columbus.
                                                                   2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to dine in, take out or 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
have pizza delivered. Fund raisers exclude all discounts and      1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
coupons.
                                                                  Preparation

        Pray for our Deceased                                      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
                                                                   Salsa Verde
         Brothers and Wives                                        In a food processor, combine 3 cloves of garlic with the Italian
                                                                   parsley and pulse to a thick paste. Add the capers, lemon zest, red
  Remember our Deceased brother Knights                            wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Continue combining
                                                                   ingredients and slowly drizzle in 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
             and spouses:
                                                                   Rib Eye
                        Robert Kline                               Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black
                       Willie Williams                             pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat with pure olive oil
                      Patrick O'Curran                             to coat the bottom of the pan. Add in the steaks and cook for 5 min-
                      Manuel Buyson                                utes. Drain the oil, turn the steaks over, place 1 tablespoon of butter
                        Ernie Vestri                               on each steak and place in the oven for 5 minutes for a medium rare
                       Case Spolstra
                                                                   steak. 6 minutes for a medium steak. Remove from the oven and let
                      James O'Reiley
                                                                   rest for 4-5 minutes.
                        Julie Uehlin
                                                                   This recipe was submitted by Jose Lopez. Do you have a favorite
                      John Palmowski                               recipe you would like to share? Send it to Jose Lopez at 14124 Eve-
                        Paul Taylor                                ning View Dr. Chino Hills, Cal. 91709 or email it to jlo-
                        Bette Piasta                               pez646@aol.com.
                      Charles Musser


                  May their souls                                             Build For
      and the souls of all the faithful departed                             The Future!
                    rest in peace.
                                                                              Recruit A
                                                                           New Member!
 Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                       Page 5


                                                                 Calendar of Events

             Birthdays                                             October-November
                                                Nov 3, 4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, 7:00pm Guasti.
                        &                       Nov. 5, General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
                                                Nov. 7, Hour of Power Rosary 9:00 am Montclair Abortion
                                                         Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month.
       Anniversaries                            Nov. 8, Knights of Columbus Breakfast St Paul the Apostle
                                                         Church, 6:30am to 12:00 noon
                                                Nov 10, Bowling Night
                                                Nov. 11, JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Nov. 16 4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pmYorba
Brother’s Birthday                                       Linda John Paul Center, 6:30pm
                                                Nov. 18 1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Fr. Mike Gilsenan      11/4                     Nov. 19, Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Sal Avila              11/8                     Nov. 29 Corporate Communion, 9:30 AM, St. Paul the Apostle
Larry Clayton          11/9
Jerry Formulak         11/10                    Dec.1,     4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, Guasti 7:00pm
Edgar Katigbak         11/11                    Dec.2,     1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Mark Davis             11/17                               Annex
Jerome Bush            11/19                    Dec.3,    General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Mike Garrick           11/29                    Dec.4,     Hour of Power Rosary 9:00am Montclair Abortion
Michael Lira           11/29                              Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month
Leonardo Cobian        11/30                    Dec. 5,   Anniversary and Christmas Party, St. Paul the Apostle,
                                                          Maher Hall 5:00 P.M.
    Wife’s Birthday                             Dec.9,    JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Dec.14,   Burrito Breakfast, St. Paul the Apostle 6:30 a.m. to noon.
Virginia Gorospe       11/9                     Dec.16,    Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Katherine Palmowski    11/11                    Dec.17,    1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Linda Medina           11/15                              Annex
Marlene Cacnio         11/26                    Dec.21,    4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pm Yorba
Catherine O’Curran     11/29                              Linda
Carolyn Richardson     11/29
Natalie Gaglio         11/29

                                                                    San Gabriel Valley Chapter
       Wedding Anniversaries
                                                                           First Degree
Dan & Bernadette Burke         11/6    33rd     Nov.11    7PM, 8PM         Fr. McGuire Council,     #3851
Don & Guadalupe Naf            11/6    38th     Nov. 15   2PM, 3PM         Alhambra Council         #2431
Leonard & Mary Ceas            11/12   26th     Nov.18    7PM, 8PM         Shepherd of Ars Council, #6028
Bob & Tacie Adams              11/12   26th     Dec 2     7PM, 8PM         Mgr Corr Council         #3571
Mark & Amy Glaudini            11/13   10th     Dec. 11   2PM, 3PM         St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Tentative)
Chuck & Madelyn Kosky          11/15   59th                                                         #14007
Jerry & Denise Moser           11/15   34th
Dan & Maria Sapien             11/15   28th                                Second Degree
Ramiro & Carol Caro            11/21   22nd     Nov.21 1PM, 2PM            Fr. McGuire Council,       #3851
David & Sharon Krolikowski     11/27   27th
Josh & Lourdes Valdez          11/28   11th                                Third Degree
Richard & Cathy Cuellar        11/28   40th     Nov. 22 1PM, 2PM           Alhambra Council           #2431
Robert & Deanna Benedict       11/29   16th
Jose & Ling Yen Dato           11/29   36th     ALWAYS call the GK, FS, or Team Captain to ensure that the
David & Lupe Montoya           11/29   40th     ceremony is still taking place when/where published.
Knights of Columbus                                          November 2009                                                           Page 6




  Keeping in Touch                                                              Note from Past Grand
Often we have brother knights, or their
wives, that are home bound or hospi-                                               Knight Jim La Polla
talized or living in other facilities                                     Past Grand Knight Jim La Polla sent the following note .
where they are in need of physical
assistance. Hopefully this newsletter                                     Please convey my thanks to the council for their generous sup-
helps them to keep in touch. A phone                                      port. I had my left leg amputated below the knee in April and
call from a brother knight is often ap-                                   I've incurred large medical bills. Your support has been a wel-
preciated and can be more informative                                     come relief. At the moment I'm paying off my prosthetic leg,
than simply reading the newsletter.                                       almost $1200.00 Co-payment. Last Friday the nurse who is
                                                                          helping me to fit the leg so I can wear it comfortably told me
Brother Jim LaPolla, PGK                                                  that this leg is only a trainer. In three to six months, after I finish
is home recuperating from medical complications of diabetes and           rehab, I will need to purchase my permanent prosthesis, some-
would appreciate a phone call note or Email. He can be reached            where in the neighborhood of $2000.00 co-payment.
at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324, Home phone (909)
824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at harttx@yahoo.com.               Your continued prayers are very much appreciated. Please con-
                                                                          tinue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers.
                                                                          Vivat Jesus, Jim La Polla.
Brother Robert Benedict was an LAPD motorcycle
officer is and is currently in a rehabilitation facility in Bakersfield   Grand Knight Paul Diaz and Brother Lou Cartwright visited Jim
for treatment of brain injuries due to two on duty accidents. His
                                                                          recently. Jim is having the prosthetic leg refitted weekly because
wife Deanna has kept us updated and she states: “If some Knights
can give him a call just to say hi, it would be great. I don't think      his leg is still tender. The first wheelchair he received was too
he gets very many calls from his friends”. His cell number is             large and did not fit through the doorway. He had to wait 6
(909) 247-5711. The direct line (661) 836-2500 may work best as           weeks for a smaller chair so for that period of time he was con-
he doesn't always carry his phone with him. Ask the receptionist          fined to his room.
if he's in (sometimes they go out for a few hours). He is usually
in his apartment after 3pm. If you can, give him a call just to say       He can be reached at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324,
“Hi” it would be appreciated.                                             Home phone (909) 824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at
                                                                          harttx@yahoo.com.
Occasionally we will hear from a brother knight who has moved
away. They too would appreciate a call, letter or email from
members of our council.

Ken Passler, PGK his wife Sandee and their children                         Council Bowling Night
moved to Las Cruces New Mexico some time ago. Pam Stump
said that the Passler Family had the honor of being named the
Knights of Columbus Family of the Year in New Mexico a few                When was the last time you went bowling or took the family out
years ago. Ken’s Email address is KSPasler@msn.com. I am sure             to bowl? Come and join your brother knights and their families
he would enjoy hearing from our council members.                          for an evening of fun camaraderie and relaxation.

If you know of any brothers knight or their wives that would like              Our council will have a bowling night at Oak Tree Lanes at
to be included in this list contact Dennis Stump at (909) 597-3741        990 N. Diamond Bar Blvd., in Diamond Bar. It will be on Tues-
or Jose Lopez at (909) 591-6811.                                          day November 10, 2009. The time is
                                                                          from 6:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost
                                                                          is $10.00 per person and includes
                                                                          two hours of bowling, free shoe
          Encourage Priestly and                                          rental, a large pizza and a pitcher of
                                                                          soda per lane.
            Religious Vocations.
         Your Prayers and Support                                         For more information contact Paul
                                                                          Diaz at (909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at
             Make a Difference                                            pdiazzz@yahoo.com
Knights of Columbus                                   November 2009                                            Page 7



         4th Degree                                                  Joke of the Month
                                                                                  Only in Texas
       exemplification                                   A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a
                                                         sheriff's deputy. He thinks that he is smarter than the
We had four knights from our council make their          deputy because he is a lawyer from New York and is
Fourth Degree on October 10th at the Marriott Hotel      certain that he has a better education then any cop
in Irvine. They are; Brothers Andrew Alvarez, Jerry
                                                         from Texas . He decides to prove this to himself and
Bush (no picture available), Robert Johnson and
                                                         have some fun at the Texas deputy's expense.
Louis Safonte. All the candidates were accompanied
by their wives They all joined the St. Jude Assembly
in Brea.                                                 The deputy says, “License and registration, please.”
                                                         “What for?” says the lawyer. The deputy tells him, “You
Brothers Tom Hughes and Jeff Runtz attended the          didn't come to a complete stop at the stop sign.” Then
exemplification in support of the new Fourth Degree      the lawyer responds, “I slowed down, and no one was
Knights.                                                 coming.” “You still didn't come to a complete stop,” re-
                                                         plies the deputy. “License and registration, please.” The
Pictured to the right is Brother                         lawyer asks, “What's the difference?” “The difference is
Louis Safonte, below Brother                             you have to come to complete stop, that's the law. Li-
Andrew Alvarez and his wife                              cense and registration, please!” the Deputy repeats.
Andrea. At the bottom is                                 The Lawyer says, “If you can show me the legal differ-
Brother Robert Johnson and                               ence between slow down and stop, I'll give you my li-
his wife Marysia.                                        cense and registration; and you give me the ticket. If
                                                         not, you let me go and don't give me the ticket.”
Congratulations Sir Knights.
                                                         “That sounds fair. Please exit your vehicle, sir,” the
                                                         deputy says. At this point, the deputy takes out his
                                                         nightstick and starts beating the living daylights out of
                                                         the lawyer and says, “Do you want me to stop, or just
                                                         slow down?”.




                                                        Brother Don Gonzalez and Brother Lamar Johnson getting in a little
                                                        driver training at St. Paul’s festival last month. Do they really think this
                                                        will help them pass the DMV test?
 Knights of Columbus                                      November 2009
                                                                                                                         Page 8


                                                                                      Christmas Party
           duties of the                                                               And Councils
            Recorder                                                                  20th Anniversary
This is the fourth in our series explaining the duties of the vari-   It has been twenty years since our council was formed here in
ous council officer positions. We hope that this will help our        Chino Hills. We will be celebrating this milestone event along with
members have a better understanding of the duties of the vari-        our annual Christmas Party on December 5th. At 5:00 P.M. at St.
ous officers and Service Program Directors. We will continue          Paul the Apostle Maher Hall. Dinner will be a Pot Luck with the
to provide a description of the other positions in the coming         council providing the main course of Ham and turkey. Sign ups for
months.                                                               the pot luck will be available by contacting Grand Knight Paul Diaz
                                                                      at .(909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at pdiazzz@yahoo.com. Paul
The following is a description of the duties of the Recorder as       would also would like to have an estimate of how many will be
found in the Charter Constitution Laws of the Knights of Co-          attending the event. The council will provide soft drinks, water and
lumbus.                                                               coffee. You are welcome to bring your own holiday spirits.

The Recorder shall keep true records                                  Dinner will start at 6:30 P. M. with a DJ providing music for danc-
of the doings of his council upon                                     ing from 7:30 P. M. until 11:00 P. M.
books approved by the Board of Di-
rectors and furnished by the Supreme                                  Santa Claus will be visiting some time in the evening so please
Secretary at the expense of the coun-                                 bring a wrapped gift for any children that will be attending with
cil: conduct all correspondence of the                                you.
council and shall perform such duties
as the council or the Order may di-                                   There will also be a White Ele-
rect.                                                                 phant Christmas Gift Exchange.
                                                                      Each person wishing to partici-
What Really Happens?                                                  pate in the gift exchange should
                                                                      bring a gift with a maximum
The Recorder keeps a true record of                                   value of $20.00. These are not
all the actions of the council. He                                    couples presents but individual
should use the “Recorders Minute                                      gifts.
                                            Council Recorder
Book” (#1403 available from the
                                           Brother Jose Lopez         Please join us for dinner and an
Supreme Council Supply Depart-                                                                             Brother Mike Leeming and his
ment) to record the minutes of all                                    evening with your brother knights    family at last years Christmas
council meetings. Currently we are keeping printed copies of          and their families and some danc-
all council meetings as well as storing them on computer.             ing.

From a practical point of view most correspondence is handled                        Prayer for Priests
by the Grand Knight.
                                                                      Ever-living God and Father of us all, you give to your Church
Our Recorder also writes and publishes the monthly newsletter, the Priesthood of your Son, Jesus, and by the power of the Holy
keeps the attendance roster of all meetings as well as the min- Spirit, you provide holy priests for a holy people.
utes of the Officers meetings and General meetings.
                                                                      We pray for all our priests, who announce the Word of God and
          Newsletter Sent via E-Mail                                  celebrate the Sacraments, for those who are young and those
                                                                      who are old, for those who serve in difficult and trying circum-
The newsletter is going via E-mail to members for whom we             stances, for those who are faithful and those who are faltering,
have an E-mail address. It is in PDF format and can be                and for those who have died.
opened with Adobe Reader, a free download file at
Adobe.com.                                                            We entrust all our priests to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, that they may persevere with fidelity
If we don’t have your E-mail address you will get the news-           to you and to your Church. With Saint John Vianney, patron of
letter by U. S. mail. If you wish to get the newsletter by U. S.      priests, we pray that our priests may never fail to lead us to you.
mail rather than E-mail or if you prefer E-mail, contact Jose         We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lopez at: jlopez646@aol.com or at (909) 591-6811 .
 Knights of Columbus                                November 2009                              Page 9


Sandra’s Mexican Grill &
  Cantina Now Open




                                             OPEN




 Sandra’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is now open at
       14670 Pipeline Ave., in Chino Hills.




             Be a friend                                            Your Business Card could
                                                                             be here
                                                                          for as little as
                                                                             $25.00
                                                                         For one year.
                                                                         Contact Jose Lopez at
                                                                            (909) 591-6811
  Ask a friend to join the                                             Or E-mail: jlopez@aol.com

  Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Chino Valley Council #10234
P.O. Box 145
Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




                                   PGK Lou Cartwright
                                   15111 Pipeline Ave. #42
                                   Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                     Knights of Columbus
                                  Chino Valley Council #10234

                                        Past Grand Knights
                              Joe Bok              Jan. 1990 thru July 1990
                              Lou Cartwright       July 1990 thru June 1991
                              Jim LaPolla          July 1991 thru June 1992
                              Ken Passler          July 1992 thru June 1993
                              Richard Contreras    July 1993 thru June 1994
                              Joe Bok              July 1994 thru June 1995
                              Santi Gorospe        July 1995 thru June 1996
                              David Vezzetti       July 1996 thru June 1997
                              Doug Loucks          July 1997 thru June 1998
                              Richard Garrido      July 1998 thru June 1999
                              Dennis Stump         July 1999 thru June 2000
                              Jeff Runtz           July 2000 thru June 2002
                              Art Kirby            July 2002 thru June 2004
                              Rudy Castro          July 2004 thru June 2005
                              Manuel Padilla       July 2005 thru June 2006
                              Steve Gomez          July 2006 thru June 2007
                              Tom Hughes           July 2007 thru June 2008
                              Paul Diaz            July 2008 thru June 2009
      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night into the streets, espe-    Diocese. It is usually attended by Knights and their wives.
cially around the train station, between 10 P. M. and         Knights from every parish in the Diocese bring their re-
2P.M. to pick up the homeless and take them to the home       spective clergy.
we have on San Gregorio al Cielo.
                                                              This large event will be attended by approximately 150 to
The last time I was in Rome, I found it unbearable to see     200 people who come from as far away as Palm Springs.
so many homeless people living that way. So I went to see     This year, we are expecting Bishop Gerald R. Barnes and
                                                              Bishop Rutilio Del Riego to attend. There is also the pos-
the mayor of Rome and said “Give me a place for these         sibility that the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus
people, because they refuse to come with us and would         the Vice Deputy and the chaplains are expected to attend.
rather stay where they are.” He and his staff responded
wonderfully. In a few days they offered us a very nice        The tentative schedule for the evening is a cocktail hour
                                                              from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Dinner will be served at ap-
place near the Termini Train Station. At present, all those   proximately 7:15PM followed by comments from various
who have nowhere else to spend the night except in the        dignitaries.
streets go there and sleep in beds, In the morning they
leave.                                                        We are asking ALL Knights to participate in putting this
                                                              event together and making it a success. I am inviting you
This is the wonderful part of our vocation, that as Mis-      all to attend. We need
sionaries of Charity we have created an awareness of the      your help and expertise to
                                                              make this event a success.
poor in the whole world. Twenty years ago no one would        The event will be broken
have believed that there were hungry, naked men and           up into Committees such
women around. Today the whole world knows the poor            as Food, Servers, Deco-           January 10, 2010
because of out work. And they want to share.                  rating, Clean up, Set-up            Clergy Night
                                                              and Tear Down, etc.
Why is our congregation known all over the world today?       While we have some
It is because people see what we do: feeding the hungry,      committees already
                                                              chaired, we still need
clothing the naked, taking care of the sick and the dying.    some help.
Because they see, they believe.
                                                              Our next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday
                                                              November 24th at 7:00PM in the Annex at St. Paul the
                                                              Apostle Church. All are welcome to attend.

                                                              Please contact Grand Knight Paul Diaz at (909) 591-
                                                              2411 for information regarding the next meeting, or if
                                                              you can help but cannot make the meeting.

                                                              Thanks & God Bless,
                                                              Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
  Knights of Columbus                                    November 2009                                                  Page 4




 Knights of Columbus                                                         RECIPE of THE MONTH
 Night at JoJo’s Pizza
      Kitchen                                                             Rib eye with Salsa Verde (Serves 4)
                                                                   2 16-ounce boneless Rib eye steaks
Support the Knights of Columbus                                    Pure olive oil
charities Wednesday November11th
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Jojo’s Pizza                              2 Tablespoons of Capers
Kitchen at 2923 Chino Ave. H-1,                                    Kosher salt, to taste
Chino Hills, Cal. (909) 464-2222.
                                                                   Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
JoJo’s has designated the second                                   2 Tablespoons butter
Wednesday of every month to help us                                1 Bunch Italian Parsley stems removed (leaves only)
raise funds for charity. They will do-
nate 25% of the cost of your meal to our council. JoJo’s food is   3 cloves garlic, peeled
always made fresh. When ordering just mention the Knights of       Zest of one lemon
Columbus.
                                                                   2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to dine in, take out or 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
have pizza delivered. Fund raisers exclude all discounts and      1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
coupons.
                                                                  Preparation

        Pray for our Deceased                                      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
                                                                   Salsa Verde
         Brothers and Wives                                        In a food processor, combine 3 cloves of garlic with the Italian
                                                                   parsley and pulse to a thick paste. Add the capers, lemon zest, red
  Remember our Deceased brother Knights                            wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Continue combining
                                                                   ingredients and slowly drizzle in 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
             and spouses:
                                                                   Rib Eye
                        Robert Kline                               Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black
                       Willie Williams                             pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat with pure olive oil
                      Patrick O'Curran                             to coat the bottom of the pan. Add in the steaks and cook for 5 min-
                      Manuel Buyson                                utes. Drain the oil, turn the steaks over, place 1 tablespoon of butter
                        Ernie Vestri                               on each steak and place in the oven for 5 minutes for a medium rare
                       Case Spolstra
                                                                   steak. 6 minutes for a medium steak. Remove from the oven and let
                      James O'Reiley
                                                                   rest for 4-5 minutes.
                        Julie Uehlin
                                                                   This recipe was submitted by Jose Lopez. Do you have a favorite
                      John Palmowski                               recipe you would like to share? Send it to Jose Lopez at 14124 Eve-
                        Paul Taylor                                ning View Dr. Chino Hills, Cal. 91709 or email it to jlo-
                        Bette Piasta                               pez646@aol.com.
                      Charles Musser


                  May their souls                                             Build For
      and the souls of all the faithful departed                             The Future!
                    rest in peace.
                                                                              Recruit A
                                                                           New Member!
 Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                       Page 5


                                                                 Calendar of Events

             Birthdays                                             October-November
                                                Nov 3, 4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, 7:00pm Guasti.
                        &                       Nov. 5, General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
                                                Nov. 7, Hour of Power Rosary 9:00 am Montclair Abortion
                                                         Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month.
       Anniversaries                            Nov. 8, Knights of Columbus Breakfast St Paul the Apostle
                                                         Church, 6:30am to 12:00 noon
                                                Nov 10, Bowling Night
                                                Nov. 11, JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Nov. 16 4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pmYorba
Brother’s Birthday                                       Linda John Paul Center, 6:30pm
                                                Nov. 18 1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Fr. Mike Gilsenan      11/4                     Nov. 19, Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Sal Avila              11/8                     Nov. 29 Corporate Communion, 9:30 AM, St. Paul the Apostle
Larry Clayton          11/9
Jerry Formulak         11/10                    Dec.1,     4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, Guasti 7:00pm
Edgar Katigbak         11/11                    Dec.2,     1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Mark Davis             11/17                               Annex
Jerome Bush            11/19                    Dec.3,    General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Mike Garrick           11/29                    Dec.4,     Hour of Power Rosary 9:00am Montclair Abortion
Michael Lira           11/29                              Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month
Leonardo Cobian        11/30                    Dec. 5,   Anniversary and Christmas Party, St. Paul the Apostle,
                                                          Maher Hall 5:00 P.M.
    Wife’s Birthday                             Dec.9,    JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Dec.14,   Burrito Breakfast, St. Paul the Apostle 6:30 a.m. to noon.
Virginia Gorospe       11/9                     Dec.16,    Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Katherine Palmowski    11/11                    Dec.17,    1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Linda Medina           11/15                              Annex
Marlene Cacnio         11/26                    Dec.21,    4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pm Yorba
Catherine O’Curran     11/29                              Linda
Carolyn Richardson     11/29
Natalie Gaglio         11/29

                                                                    San Gabriel Valley Chapter
       Wedding Anniversaries
                                                                           First Degree
Dan & Bernadette Burke         11/6    33rd     Nov.11    7PM, 8PM         Fr. McGuire Council,     #3851
Don & Guadalupe Naf            11/6    38th     Nov. 15   2PM, 3PM         Alhambra Council         #2431
Leonard & Mary Ceas            11/12   26th     Nov.18    7PM, 8PM         Shepherd of Ars Council, #6028
Bob & Tacie Adams              11/12   26th     Dec 2     7PM, 8PM         Mgr Corr Council         #3571
Mark & Amy Glaudini            11/13   10th     Dec. 11   2PM, 3PM         St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Tentative)
Chuck & Madelyn Kosky          11/15   59th                                                         #14007
Jerry & Denise Moser           11/15   34th
Dan & Maria Sapien             11/15   28th                                Second Degree
Ramiro & Carol Caro            11/21   22nd     Nov.21 1PM, 2PM            Fr. McGuire Council,       #3851
David & Sharon Krolikowski     11/27   27th
Josh & Lourdes Valdez          11/28   11th                                Third Degree
Richard & Cathy Cuellar        11/28   40th     Nov. 22 1PM, 2PM           Alhambra Council           #2431
Robert & Deanna Benedict       11/29   16th
Jose & Ling Yen Dato           11/29   36th     ALWAYS call the GK, FS, or Team Captain to ensure that the
David & Lupe Montoya           11/29   40th     ceremony is still taking place when/where published.
Knights of Columbus                                          November 2009                                                           Page 6




  Keeping in Touch                                                              Note from Past Grand
Often we have brother knights, or their
wives, that are home bound or hospi-                                               Knight Jim La Polla
talized or living in other facilities                                     Past Grand Knight Jim La Polla sent the following note .
where they are in need of physical
assistance. Hopefully this newsletter                                     Please convey my thanks to the council for their generous sup-
helps them to keep in touch. A phone                                      port. I had my left leg amputated below the knee in April and
call from a brother knight is often ap-                                   I've incurred large medical bills. Your support has been a wel-
preciated and can be more informative                                     come relief. At the moment I'm paying off my prosthetic leg,
than simply reading the newsletter.                                       almost $1200.00 Co-payment. Last Friday the nurse who is
                                                                          helping me to fit the leg so I can wear it comfortably told me
Brother Jim LaPolla, PGK                                                  that this leg is only a trainer. In three to six months, after I finish
is home recuperating from medical complications of diabetes and           rehab, I will need to purchase my permanent prosthesis, some-
would appreciate a phone call note or Email. He can be reached            where in the neighborhood of $2000.00 co-payment.
at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324, Home phone (909)
824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at harttx@yahoo.com.               Your continued prayers are very much appreciated. Please con-
                                                                          tinue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers.
                                                                          Vivat Jesus, Jim La Polla.
Brother Robert Benedict was an LAPD motorcycle
officer is and is currently in a rehabilitation facility in Bakersfield   Grand Knight Paul Diaz and Brother Lou Cartwright visited Jim
for treatment of brain injuries due to two on duty accidents. His
                                                                          recently. Jim is having the prosthetic leg refitted weekly because
wife Deanna has kept us updated and she states: “If some Knights
can give him a call just to say hi, it would be great. I don't think      his leg is still tender. The first wheelchair he received was too
he gets very many calls from his friends”. His cell number is             large and did not fit through the doorway. He had to wait 6
(909) 247-5711. The direct line (661) 836-2500 may work best as           weeks for a smaller chair so for that period of time he was con-
he doesn't always carry his phone with him. Ask the receptionist          fined to his room.
if he's in (sometimes they go out for a few hours). He is usually
in his apartment after 3pm. If you can, give him a call just to say       He can be reached at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324,
“Hi” it would be appreciated.                                             Home phone (909) 824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at
                                                                          harttx@yahoo.com.
Occasionally we will hear from a brother knight who has moved
away. They too would appreciate a call, letter or email from
members of our council.

Ken Passler, PGK his wife Sandee and their children                         Council Bowling Night
moved to Las Cruces New Mexico some time ago. Pam Stump
said that the Passler Family had the honor of being named the
Knights of Columbus Family of the Year in New Mexico a few                When was the last time you went bowling or took the family out
years ago. Ken’s Email address is KSPasler@msn.com. I am sure             to bowl? Come and join your brother knights and their families
he would enjoy hearing from our council members.                          for an evening of fun camaraderie and relaxation.

If you know of any brothers knight or their wives that would like              Our council will have a bowling night at Oak Tree Lanes at
to be included in this list contact Dennis Stump at (909) 597-3741        990 N. Diamond Bar Blvd., in Diamond Bar. It will be on Tues-
or Jose Lopez at (909) 591-6811.                                          day November 10, 2009. The time is
                                                                          from 6:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost
                                                                          is $10.00 per person and includes
                                                                          two hours of bowling, free shoe
          Encourage Priestly and                                          rental, a large pizza and a pitcher of
                                                                          soda per lane.
            Religious Vocations.
         Your Prayers and Support                                         For more information contact Paul
                                                                          Diaz at (909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at
             Make a Difference                                            pdiazzz@yahoo.com
Knights of Columbus                                   November 2009                                            Page 7



         4th Degree                                                  Joke of the Month
                                                                                  Only in Texas
       exemplification                                   A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a
                                                         sheriff's deputy. He thinks that he is smarter than the
We had four knights from our council make their          deputy because he is a lawyer from New York and is
Fourth Degree on October 10th at the Marriott Hotel      certain that he has a better education then any cop
in Irvine. They are; Brothers Andrew Alvarez, Jerry
                                                         from Texas . He decides to prove this to himself and
Bush (no picture available), Robert Johnson and
                                                         have some fun at the Texas deputy's expense.
Louis Safonte. All the candidates were accompanied
by their wives They all joined the St. Jude Assembly
in Brea.                                                 The deputy says, “License and registration, please.”
                                                         “What for?” says the lawyer. The deputy tells him, “You
Brothers Tom Hughes and Jeff Runtz attended the          didn't come to a complete stop at the stop sign.” Then
exemplification in support of the new Fourth Degree      the lawyer responds, “I slowed down, and no one was
Knights.                                                 coming.” “You still didn't come to a complete stop,” re-
                                                         plies the deputy. “License and registration, please.” The
Pictured to the right is Brother                         lawyer asks, “What's the difference?” “The difference is
Louis Safonte, below Brother                             you have to come to complete stop, that's the law. Li-
Andrew Alvarez and his wife                              cense and registration, please!” the Deputy repeats.
Andrea. At the bottom is                                 The Lawyer says, “If you can show me the legal differ-
Brother Robert Johnson and                               ence between slow down and stop, I'll give you my li-
his wife Marysia.                                        cense and registration; and you give me the ticket. If
                                                         not, you let me go and don't give me the ticket.”
Congratulations Sir Knights.
                                                         “That sounds fair. Please exit your vehicle, sir,” the
                                                         deputy says. At this point, the deputy takes out his
                                                         nightstick and starts beating the living daylights out of
                                                         the lawyer and says, “Do you want me to stop, or just
                                                         slow down?”.




                                                        Brother Don Gonzalez and Brother Lamar Johnson getting in a little
                                                        driver training at St. Paul’s festival last month. Do they really think this
                                                        will help them pass the DMV test?
 Knights of Columbus                                      November 2009
                                                                                                                         Page 8


                                                                                      Christmas Party
           duties of the                                                               And Councils
            Recorder                                                                  20th Anniversary
This is the fourth in our series explaining the duties of the vari-   It has been twenty years since our council was formed here in
ous council officer positions. We hope that this will help our        Chino Hills. We will be celebrating this milestone event along with
members have a better understanding of the duties of the vari-        our annual Christmas Party on December 5th. At 5:00 P.M. at St.
ous officers and Service Program Directors. We will continue          Paul the Apostle Maher Hall. Dinner will be a Pot Luck with the
to provide a description of the other positions in the coming         council providing the main course of Ham and turkey. Sign ups for
months.                                                               the pot luck will be available by contacting Grand Knight Paul Diaz
                                                                      at .(909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at pdiazzz@yahoo.com. Paul
The following is a description of the duties of the Recorder as       would also would like to have an estimate of how many will be
found in the Charter Constitution Laws of the Knights of Co-          attending the event. The council will provide soft drinks, water and
lumbus.                                                               coffee. You are welcome to bring your own holiday spirits.

The Recorder shall keep true records                                  Dinner will start at 6:30 P. M. with a DJ providing music for danc-
of the doings of his council upon                                     ing from 7:30 P. M. until 11:00 P. M.
books approved by the Board of Di-
rectors and furnished by the Supreme                                  Santa Claus will be visiting some time in the evening so please
Secretary at the expense of the coun-                                 bring a wrapped gift for any children that will be attending with
cil: conduct all correspondence of the                                you.
council and shall perform such duties
as the council or the Order may di-                                   There will also be a White Ele-
rect.                                                                 phant Christmas Gift Exchange.
                                                                      Each person wishing to partici-
What Really Happens?                                                  pate in the gift exchange should
                                                                      bring a gift with a maximum
The Recorder keeps a true record of                                   value of $20.00. These are not
all the actions of the council. He                                    couples presents but individual
should use the “Recorders Minute                                      gifts.
                                            Council Recorder
Book” (#1403 available from the
                                           Brother Jose Lopez         Please join us for dinner and an
Supreme Council Supply Depart-                                                                             Brother Mike Leeming and his
ment) to record the minutes of all                                    evening with your brother knights    family at last years Christmas
council meetings. Currently we are keeping printed copies of          and their families and some danc-
all council meetings as well as storing them on computer.             ing.

From a practical point of view most correspondence is handled                        Prayer for Priests
by the Grand Knight.
                                                                      Ever-living God and Father of us all, you give to your Church
Our Recorder also writes and publishes the monthly newsletter, the Priesthood of your Son, Jesus, and by the power of the Holy
keeps the attendance roster of all meetings as well as the min- Spirit, you provide holy priests for a holy people.
utes of the Officers meetings and General meetings.
                                                                      We pray for all our priests, who announce the Word of God and
          Newsletter Sent via E-Mail                                  celebrate the Sacraments, for those who are young and those
                                                                      who are old, for those who serve in difficult and trying circum-
The newsletter is going via E-mail to members for whom we             stances, for those who are faithful and those who are faltering,
have an E-mail address. It is in PDF format and can be                and for those who have died.
opened with Adobe Reader, a free download file at
Adobe.com.                                                            We entrust all our priests to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, that they may persevere with fidelity
If we don’t have your E-mail address you will get the news-           to you and to your Church. With Saint John Vianney, patron of
letter by U. S. mail. If you wish to get the newsletter by U. S.      priests, we pray that our priests may never fail to lead us to you.
mail rather than E-mail or if you prefer E-mail, contact Jose         We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lopez at: jlopez646@aol.com or at (909) 591-6811 .
 Knights of Columbus                                November 2009                              Page 9


Sandra’s Mexican Grill &
  Cantina Now Open




                                             OPEN




 Sandra’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is now open at
       14670 Pipeline Ave., in Chino Hills.




             Be a friend                                            Your Business Card could
                                                                             be here
                                                                          for as little as
                                                                             $25.00
                                                                         For one year.
                                                                         Contact Jose Lopez at
                                                                            (909) 591-6811
  Ask a friend to join the                                             Or E-mail: jlopez@aol.com

  Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Chino Valley Council #10234
P.O. Box 145
Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




                                    Lauro Castro
                                   2030B S. Bon View Ave.
                                   Ontario, Calif. 91761




__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                     Knights of Columbus
                                  Chino Valley Council #10234

                                        Past Grand Knights
                              Joe Bok              Jan. 1990 thru July 1990
                              Lou Cartwright       July 1990 thru June 1991
                              Jim LaPolla          July 1991 thru June 1992
                              Ken Passler          July 1992 thru June 1993
                              Richard Contreras    July 1993 thru June 1994
                              Joe Bok              July 1994 thru June 1995
                              Santi Gorospe        July 1995 thru June 1996
                              David Vezzetti       July 1996 thru June 1997
                              Doug Loucks          July 1997 thru June 1998
                              Richard Garrido      July 1998 thru June 1999
                              Dennis Stump         July 1999 thru June 2000
                              Jeff Runtz           July 2000 thru June 2002
                              Art Kirby            July 2002 thru June 2004
                              Rudy Castro          July 2004 thru June 2005
                              Manuel Padilla       July 2005 thru June 2006
                              Steve Gomez          July 2006 thru June 2007
                              Tom Hughes           July 2007 thru June 2008
                              Paul Diaz            July 2008 thru June 2009
      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night into the streets, espe-    Diocese. It is usually attended by Knights and their wives.
cially around the train station, between 10 P. M. and         Knights from every parish in the Diocese bring their re-
2P.M. to pick up the homeless and take them to the home       spective clergy.
we have on San Gregorio al Cielo.
                                                              This large event will be attended by approximately 150 to
The last time I was in Rome, I found it unbearable to see     200 people who come from as far away as Palm Springs.
so many homeless people living that way. So I went to see     This year, we are expecting Bishop Gerald R. Barnes and
                                                              Bishop Rutilio Del Riego to attend. There is also the pos-
the mayor of Rome and said “Give me a place for these         sibility that the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus
people, because they refuse to come with us and would         the Vice Deputy and the chaplains are expected to attend.
rather stay where they are.” He and his staff responded
wonderfully. In a few days they offered us a very nice        The tentative schedule for the evening is a cocktail hour
                                                              from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Dinner will be served at ap-
place near the Termini Train Station. At present, all those   proximately 7:15PM followed by comments from various
who have nowhere else to spend the night except in the        dignitaries.
streets go there and sleep in beds, In the morning they
leave.                                                        We are asking ALL Knights to participate in putting this
                                                              event together and making it a success. I am inviting you
This is the wonderful part of our vocation, that as Mis-      all to attend. We need
sionaries of Charity we have created an awareness of the      your help and expertise to
                                                              make this event a success.
poor in the whole world. Twenty years ago no one would        The event will be broken
have believed that there were hungry, naked men and           up into Committees such
women around. Today the whole world knows the poor            as Food, Servers, Deco-           January 10, 2010
because of out work. And they want to share.                  rating, Clean up, Set-up            Clergy Night
                                                              and Tear Down, etc.
Why is our congregation known all over the world today?       While we have some
It is because people see what we do: feeding the hungry,      committees already
                                                              chaired, we still need
clothing the naked, taking care of the sick and the dying.    some help.
Because they see, they believe.
                                                              Our next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday
                                                              November 24th at 7:00PM in the Annex at St. Paul the
                                                              Apostle Church. All are welcome to attend.

                                                              Please contact Grand Knight Paul Diaz at (909) 591-
                                                              2411 for information regarding the next meeting, or if
                                                              you can help but cannot make the meeting.

                                                              Thanks & God Bless,
                                                              Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
  Knights of Columbus                                    November 2009                                                  Page 4




 Knights of Columbus                                                         RECIPE of THE MONTH
 Night at JoJo’s Pizza
      Kitchen                                                             Rib eye with Salsa Verde (Serves 4)
                                                                   2 16-ounce boneless Rib eye steaks
Support the Knights of Columbus                                    Pure olive oil
charities Wednesday November11th
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Jojo’s Pizza                              2 Tablespoons of Capers
Kitchen at 2923 Chino Ave. H-1,                                    Kosher salt, to taste
Chino Hills, Cal. (909) 464-2222.
                                                                   Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
JoJo’s has designated the second                                   2 Tablespoons butter
Wednesday of every month to help us                                1 Bunch Italian Parsley stems removed (leaves only)
raise funds for charity. They will do-
nate 25% of the cost of your meal to our council. JoJo’s food is   3 cloves garlic, peeled
always made fresh. When ordering just mention the Knights of       Zest of one lemon
Columbus.
                                                                   2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to dine in, take out or 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
have pizza delivered. Fund raisers exclude all discounts and      1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
coupons.
                                                                  Preparation

        Pray for our Deceased                                      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
                                                                   Salsa Verde
         Brothers and Wives                                        In a food processor, combine 3 cloves of garlic with the Italian
                                                                   parsley and pulse to a thick paste. Add the capers, lemon zest, red
  Remember our Deceased brother Knights                            wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Continue combining
                                                                   ingredients and slowly drizzle in 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
             and spouses:
                                                                   Rib Eye
                        Robert Kline                               Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black
                       Willie Williams                             pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat with pure olive oil
                      Patrick O'Curran                             to coat the bottom of the pan. Add in the steaks and cook for 5 min-
                      Manuel Buyson                                utes. Drain the oil, turn the steaks over, place 1 tablespoon of butter
                        Ernie Vestri                               on each steak and place in the oven for 5 minutes for a medium rare
                       Case Spolstra
                                                                   steak. 6 minutes for a medium steak. Remove from the oven and let
                      James O'Reiley
                                                                   rest for 4-5 minutes.
                        Julie Uehlin
                                                                   This recipe was submitted by Jose Lopez. Do you have a favorite
                      John Palmowski                               recipe you would like to share? Send it to Jose Lopez at 14124 Eve-
                        Paul Taylor                                ning View Dr. Chino Hills, Cal. 91709 or email it to jlo-
                        Bette Piasta                               pez646@aol.com.
                      Charles Musser


                  May their souls                                             Build For
      and the souls of all the faithful departed                             The Future!
                    rest in peace.
                                                                              Recruit A
                                                                           New Member!
 Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                       Page 5


                                                                 Calendar of Events

             Birthdays                                             October-November
                                                Nov 3, 4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, 7:00pm Guasti.
                        &                       Nov. 5, General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
                                                Nov. 7, Hour of Power Rosary 9:00 am Montclair Abortion
                                                         Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month.
       Anniversaries                            Nov. 8, Knights of Columbus Breakfast St Paul the Apostle
                                                         Church, 6:30am to 12:00 noon
                                                Nov 10, Bowling Night
                                                Nov. 11, JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Nov. 16 4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pmYorba
Brother’s Birthday                                       Linda John Paul Center, 6:30pm
                                                Nov. 18 1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Fr. Mike Gilsenan      11/4                     Nov. 19, Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Sal Avila              11/8                     Nov. 29 Corporate Communion, 9:30 AM, St. Paul the Apostle
Larry Clayton          11/9
Jerry Formulak         11/10                    Dec.1,     4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, Guasti 7:00pm
Edgar Katigbak         11/11                    Dec.2,     1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Mark Davis             11/17                               Annex
Jerome Bush            11/19                    Dec.3,    General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Mike Garrick           11/29                    Dec.4,     Hour of Power Rosary 9:00am Montclair Abortion
Michael Lira           11/29                              Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month
Leonardo Cobian        11/30                    Dec. 5,   Anniversary and Christmas Party, St. Paul the Apostle,
                                                          Maher Hall 5:00 P.M.
    Wife’s Birthday                             Dec.9,    JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Dec.14,   Burrito Breakfast, St. Paul the Apostle 6:30 a.m. to noon.
Virginia Gorospe       11/9                     Dec.16,    Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Katherine Palmowski    11/11                    Dec.17,    1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Linda Medina           11/15                              Annex
Marlene Cacnio         11/26                    Dec.21,    4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pm Yorba
Catherine O’Curran     11/29                              Linda
Carolyn Richardson     11/29
Natalie Gaglio         11/29

                                                                    San Gabriel Valley Chapter
       Wedding Anniversaries
                                                                           First Degree
Dan & Bernadette Burke         11/6    33rd     Nov.11    7PM, 8PM         Fr. McGuire Council,     #3851
Don & Guadalupe Naf            11/6    38th     Nov. 15   2PM, 3PM         Alhambra Council         #2431
Leonard & Mary Ceas            11/12   26th     Nov.18    7PM, 8PM         Shepherd of Ars Council, #6028
Bob & Tacie Adams              11/12   26th     Dec 2     7PM, 8PM         Mgr Corr Council         #3571
Mark & Amy Glaudini            11/13   10th     Dec. 11   2PM, 3PM         St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Tentative)
Chuck & Madelyn Kosky          11/15   59th                                                         #14007
Jerry & Denise Moser           11/15   34th
Dan & Maria Sapien             11/15   28th                                Second Degree
Ramiro & Carol Caro            11/21   22nd     Nov.21 1PM, 2PM            Fr. McGuire Council,       #3851
David & Sharon Krolikowski     11/27   27th
Josh & Lourdes Valdez          11/28   11th                                Third Degree
Richard & Cathy Cuellar        11/28   40th     Nov. 22 1PM, 2PM           Alhambra Council           #2431
Robert & Deanna Benedict       11/29   16th
Jose & Ling Yen Dato           11/29   36th     ALWAYS call the GK, FS, or Team Captain to ensure that the
David & Lupe Montoya           11/29   40th     ceremony is still taking place when/where published.
Knights of Columbus                                          November 2009                                                           Page 6




  Keeping in Touch                                                              Note from Past Grand
Often we have brother knights, or their
wives, that are home bound or hospi-                                               Knight Jim La Polla
talized or living in other facilities                                     Past Grand Knight Jim La Polla sent the following note .
where they are in need of physical
assistance. Hopefully this newsletter                                     Please convey my thanks to the council for their generous sup-
helps them to keep in touch. A phone                                      port. I had my left leg amputated below the knee in April and
call from a brother knight is often ap-                                   I've incurred large medical bills. Your support has been a wel-
preciated and can be more informative                                     come relief. At the moment I'm paying off my prosthetic leg,
than simply reading the newsletter.                                       almost $1200.00 Co-payment. Last Friday the nurse who is
                                                                          helping me to fit the leg so I can wear it comfortably told me
Brother Jim LaPolla, PGK                                                  that this leg is only a trainer. In three to six months, after I finish
is home recuperating from medical complications of diabetes and           rehab, I will need to purchase my permanent prosthesis, some-
would appreciate a phone call note or Email. He can be reached            where in the neighborhood of $2000.00 co-payment.
at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324, Home phone (909)
824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at harttx@yahoo.com.               Your continued prayers are very much appreciated. Please con-
                                                                          tinue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers.
                                                                          Vivat Jesus, Jim La Polla.
Brother Robert Benedict was an LAPD motorcycle
officer is and is currently in a rehabilitation facility in Bakersfield   Grand Knight Paul Diaz and Brother Lou Cartwright visited Jim
for treatment of brain injuries due to two on duty accidents. His
                                                                          recently. Jim is having the prosthetic leg refitted weekly because
wife Deanna has kept us updated and she states: “If some Knights
can give him a call just to say hi, it would be great. I don't think      his leg is still tender. The first wheelchair he received was too
he gets very many calls from his friends”. His cell number is             large and did not fit through the doorway. He had to wait 6
(909) 247-5711. The direct line (661) 836-2500 may work best as           weeks for a smaller chair so for that period of time he was con-
he doesn't always carry his phone with him. Ask the receptionist          fined to his room.
if he's in (sometimes they go out for a few hours). He is usually
in his apartment after 3pm. If you can, give him a call just to say       He can be reached at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324,
“Hi” it would be appreciated.                                             Home phone (909) 824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at
                                                                          harttx@yahoo.com.
Occasionally we will hear from a brother knight who has moved
away. They too would appreciate a call, letter or email from
members of our council.

Ken Passler, PGK his wife Sandee and their children                         Council Bowling Night
moved to Las Cruces New Mexico some time ago. Pam Stump
said that the Passler Family had the honor of being named the
Knights of Columbus Family of the Year in New Mexico a few                When was the last time you went bowling or took the family out
years ago. Ken’s Email address is KSPasler@msn.com. I am sure             to bowl? Come and join your brother knights and their families
he would enjoy hearing from our council members.                          for an evening of fun camaraderie and relaxation.

If you know of any brothers knight or their wives that would like              Our council will have a bowling night at Oak Tree Lanes at
to be included in this list contact Dennis Stump at (909) 597-3741        990 N. Diamond Bar Blvd., in Diamond Bar. It will be on Tues-
or Jose Lopez at (909) 591-6811.                                          day November 10, 2009. The time is
                                                                          from 6:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost
                                                                          is $10.00 per person and includes
                                                                          two hours of bowling, free shoe
          Encourage Priestly and                                          rental, a large pizza and a pitcher of
                                                                          soda per lane.
            Religious Vocations.
         Your Prayers and Support                                         For more information contact Paul
                                                                          Diaz at (909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at
             Make a Difference                                            pdiazzz@yahoo.com
Knights of Columbus                                   November 2009                                            Page 7



         4th Degree                                                  Joke of the Month
                                                                                  Only in Texas
       exemplification                                   A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a
                                                         sheriff's deputy. He thinks that he is smarter than the
We had four knights from our council make their          deputy because he is a lawyer from New York and is
Fourth Degree on October 10th at the Marriott Hotel      certain that he has a better education then any cop
in Irvine. They are; Brothers Andrew Alvarez, Jerry
                                                         from Texas . He decides to prove this to himself and
Bush (no picture available), Robert Johnson and
                                                         have some fun at the Texas deputy's expense.
Louis Safonte. All the candidates were accompanied
by their wives They all joined the St. Jude Assembly
in Brea.                                                 The deputy says, “License and registration, please.”
                                                         “What for?” says the lawyer. The deputy tells him, “You
Brothers Tom Hughes and Jeff Runtz attended the          didn't come to a complete stop at the stop sign.” Then
exemplification in support of the new Fourth Degree      the lawyer responds, “I slowed down, and no one was
Knights.                                                 coming.” “You still didn't come to a complete stop,” re-
                                                         plies the deputy. “License and registration, please.” The
Pictured to the right is Brother                         lawyer asks, “What's the difference?” “The difference is
Louis Safonte, below Brother                             you have to come to complete stop, that's the law. Li-
Andrew Alvarez and his wife                              cense and registration, please!” the Deputy repeats.
Andrea. At the bottom is                                 The Lawyer says, “If you can show me the legal differ-
Brother Robert Johnson and                               ence between slow down and stop, I'll give you my li-
his wife Marysia.                                        cense and registration; and you give me the ticket. If
                                                         not, you let me go and don't give me the ticket.”
Congratulations Sir Knights.
                                                         “That sounds fair. Please exit your vehicle, sir,” the
                                                         deputy says. At this point, the deputy takes out his
                                                         nightstick and starts beating the living daylights out of
                                                         the lawyer and says, “Do you want me to stop, or just
                                                         slow down?”.




                                                        Brother Don Gonzalez and Brother Lamar Johnson getting in a little
                                                        driver training at St. Paul’s festival last month. Do they really think this
                                                        will help them pass the DMV test?
 Knights of Columbus                                      November 2009
                                                                                                                         Page 8


                                                                                      Christmas Party
           duties of the                                                               And Councils
            Recorder                                                                  20th Anniversary
This is the fourth in our series explaining the duties of the vari-   It has been twenty years since our council was formed here in
ous council officer positions. We hope that this will help our        Chino Hills. We will be celebrating this milestone event along with
members have a better understanding of the duties of the vari-        our annual Christmas Party on December 5th. At 5:00 P.M. at St.
ous officers and Service Program Directors. We will continue          Paul the Apostle Maher Hall. Dinner will be a Pot Luck with the
to provide a description of the other positions in the coming         council providing the main course of Ham and turkey. Sign ups for
months.                                                               the pot luck will be available by contacting Grand Knight Paul Diaz
                                                                      at .(909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at pdiazzz@yahoo.com. Paul
The following is a description of the duties of the Recorder as       would also would like to have an estimate of how many will be
found in the Charter Constitution Laws of the Knights of Co-          attending the event. The council will provide soft drinks, water and
lumbus.                                                               coffee. You are welcome to bring your own holiday spirits.

The Recorder shall keep true records                                  Dinner will start at 6:30 P. M. with a DJ providing music for danc-
of the doings of his council upon                                     ing from 7:30 P. M. until 11:00 P. M.
books approved by the Board of Di-
rectors and furnished by the Supreme                                  Santa Claus will be visiting some time in the evening so please
Secretary at the expense of the coun-                                 bring a wrapped gift for any children that will be attending with
cil: conduct all correspondence of the                                you.
council and shall perform such duties
as the council or the Order may di-                                   There will also be a White Ele-
rect.                                                                 phant Christmas Gift Exchange.
                                                                      Each person wishing to partici-
What Really Happens?                                                  pate in the gift exchange should
                                                                      bring a gift with a maximum
The Recorder keeps a true record of                                   value of $20.00. These are not
all the actions of the council. He                                    couples presents but individual
should use the “Recorders Minute                                      gifts.
                                            Council Recorder
Book” (#1403 available from the
                                           Brother Jose Lopez         Please join us for dinner and an
Supreme Council Supply Depart-                                                                             Brother Mike Leeming and his
ment) to record the minutes of all                                    evening with your brother knights    family at last years Christmas
council meetings. Currently we are keeping printed copies of          and their families and some danc-
all council meetings as well as storing them on computer.             ing.

From a practical point of view most correspondence is handled                        Prayer for Priests
by the Grand Knight.
                                                                      Ever-living God and Father of us all, you give to your Church
Our Recorder also writes and publishes the monthly newsletter, the Priesthood of your Son, Jesus, and by the power of the Holy
keeps the attendance roster of all meetings as well as the min- Spirit, you provide holy priests for a holy people.
utes of the Officers meetings and General meetings.
                                                                      We pray for all our priests, who announce the Word of God and
          Newsletter Sent via E-Mail                                  celebrate the Sacraments, for those who are young and those
                                                                      who are old, for those who serve in difficult and trying circum-
The newsletter is going via E-mail to members for whom we             stances, for those who are faithful and those who are faltering,
have an E-mail address. It is in PDF format and can be                and for those who have died.
opened with Adobe Reader, a free download file at
Adobe.com.                                                            We entrust all our priests to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, that they may persevere with fidelity
If we don’t have your E-mail address you will get the news-           to you and to your Church. With Saint John Vianney, patron of
letter by U. S. mail. If you wish to get the newsletter by U. S.      priests, we pray that our priests may never fail to lead us to you.
mail rather than E-mail or if you prefer E-mail, contact Jose         We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lopez at: jlopez646@aol.com or at (909) 591-6811 .
 Knights of Columbus                                November 2009                              Page 9


Sandra’s Mexican Grill &
  Cantina Now Open




                                             OPEN




 Sandra’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is now open at
       14670 Pipeline Ave., in Chino Hills.




             Be a friend                                            Your Business Card could
                                                                             be here
                                                                          for as little as
                                                                             $25.00
                                                                         For one year.
                                                                         Contact Jose Lopez at
                                                                            (909) 591-6811
  Ask a friend to join the                                             Or E-mail: jlopez@aol.com

  Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Chino Valley Council #10234
P.O. Box 145
Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




                                    Leonard Ceas
                                   3740 Alder Place
                                   Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                     Knights of Columbus
                                  Chino Valley Council #10234

                                        Past Grand Knights
                              Joe Bok              Jan. 1990 thru July 1990
                              Lou Cartwright       July 1990 thru June 1991
                              Jim LaPolla          July 1991 thru June 1992
                              Ken Passler          July 1992 thru June 1993
                              Richard Contreras    July 1993 thru June 1994
                              Joe Bok              July 1994 thru June 1995
                              Santi Gorospe        July 1995 thru June 1996
                              David Vezzetti       July 1996 thru June 1997
                              Doug Loucks          July 1997 thru June 1998
                              Richard Garrido      July 1998 thru June 1999
                              Dennis Stump         July 1999 thru June 2000
                              Jeff Runtz           July 2000 thru June 2002
                              Art Kirby            July 2002 thru June 2004
                              Rudy Castro          July 2004 thru June 2005
                              Manuel Padilla       July 2005 thru June 2006
                              Steve Gomez          July 2006 thru June 2007
                              Tom Hughes           July 2007 thru June 2008
                              Paul Diaz            July 2008 thru June 2009
      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night into the streets, espe-    Diocese. It is usually attended by Knights and their wives.
cially around the train station, between 10 P. M. and         Knights from every parish in the Diocese bring their re-
2P.M. to pick up the homeless and take them to the home       spective clergy.
we have on San Gregorio al Cielo.
                                                              This large event will be attended by approximately 150 to
The last time I was in Rome, I found it unbearable to see     200 people who come from as far away as Palm Springs.
so many homeless people living that way. So I went to see     This year, we are expecting Bishop Gerald R. Barnes and
                                                              Bishop Rutilio Del Riego to attend. There is also the pos-
the mayor of Rome and said “Give me a place for these         sibility that the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus
people, because they refuse to come with us and would         the Vice Deputy and the chaplains are expected to attend.
rather stay where they are.” He and his staff responded
wonderfully. In a few days they offered us a very nice        The tentative schedule for the evening is a cocktail hour
                                                              from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Dinner will be served at ap-
place near the Termini Train Station. At present, all those   proximately 7:15PM followed by comments from various
who have nowhere else to spend the night except in the        dignitaries.
streets go there and sleep in beds, In the morning they
leave.                                                        We are asking ALL Knights to participate in putting this
                                                              event together and making it a success. I am inviting you
This is the wonderful part of our vocation, that as Mis-      all to attend. We need
sionaries of Charity we have created an awareness of the      your help and expertise to
                                                              make this event a success.
poor in the whole world. Twenty years ago no one would        The event will be broken
have believed that there were hungry, naked men and           up into Committees such
women around. Today the whole world knows the poor            as Food, Servers, Deco-           January 10, 2010
because of out work. And they want to share.                  rating, Clean up, Set-up            Clergy Night
                                                              and Tear Down, etc.
Why is our congregation known all over the world today?       While we have some
It is because people see what we do: feeding the hungry,      committees already
                                                              chaired, we still need
clothing the naked, taking care of the sick and the dying.    some help.
Because they see, they believe.
                                                              Our next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday
                                                              November 24th at 7:00PM in the Annex at St. Paul the
                                                              Apostle Church. All are welcome to attend.

                                                              Please contact Grand Knight Paul Diaz at (909) 591-
                                                              2411 for information regarding the next meeting, or if
                                                              you can help but cannot make the meeting.

                                                              Thanks & God Bless,
                                                              Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
  Knights of Columbus                                    November 2009                                                  Page 4




 Knights of Columbus                                                         RECIPE of THE MONTH
 Night at JoJo’s Pizza
      Kitchen                                                             Rib eye with Salsa Verde (Serves 4)
                                                                   2 16-ounce boneless Rib eye steaks
Support the Knights of Columbus                                    Pure olive oil
charities Wednesday November11th
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Jojo’s Pizza                              2 Tablespoons of Capers
Kitchen at 2923 Chino Ave. H-1,                                    Kosher salt, to taste
Chino Hills, Cal. (909) 464-2222.
                                                                   Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
JoJo’s has designated the second                                   2 Tablespoons butter
Wednesday of every month to help us                                1 Bunch Italian Parsley stems removed (leaves only)
raise funds for charity. They will do-
nate 25% of the cost of your meal to our council. JoJo’s food is   3 cloves garlic, peeled
always made fresh. When ordering just mention the Knights of       Zest of one lemon
Columbus.
                                                                   2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to dine in, take out or 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
have pizza delivered. Fund raisers exclude all discounts and      1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
coupons.
                                                                  Preparation

        Pray for our Deceased                                      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
                                                                   Salsa Verde
         Brothers and Wives                                        In a food processor, combine 3 cloves of garlic with the Italian
                                                                   parsley and pulse to a thick paste. Add the capers, lemon zest, red
  Remember our Deceased brother Knights                            wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Continue combining
                                                                   ingredients and slowly drizzle in 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
             and spouses:
                                                                   Rib Eye
                        Robert Kline                               Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black
                       Willie Williams                             pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat with pure olive oil
                      Patrick O'Curran                             to coat the bottom of the pan. Add in the steaks and cook for 5 min-
                      Manuel Buyson                                utes. Drain the oil, turn the steaks over, place 1 tablespoon of butter
                        Ernie Vestri                               on each steak and place in the oven for 5 minutes for a medium rare
                       Case Spolstra
                                                                   steak. 6 minutes for a medium steak. Remove from the oven and let
                      James O'Reiley
                                                                   rest for 4-5 minutes.
                        Julie Uehlin
                                                                   This recipe was submitted by Jose Lopez. Do you have a favorite
                      John Palmowski                               recipe you would like to share? Send it to Jose Lopez at 14124 Eve-
                        Paul Taylor                                ning View Dr. Chino Hills, Cal. 91709 or email it to jlo-
                        Bette Piasta                               pez646@aol.com.
                      Charles Musser


                  May their souls                                             Build For
      and the souls of all the faithful departed                             The Future!
                    rest in peace.
                                                                              Recruit A
                                                                           New Member!
 Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                       Page 5


                                                                 Calendar of Events

             Birthdays                                             October-November
                                                Nov 3, 4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, 7:00pm Guasti.
                        &                       Nov. 5, General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
                                                Nov. 7, Hour of Power Rosary 9:00 am Montclair Abortion
                                                         Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month.
       Anniversaries                            Nov. 8, Knights of Columbus Breakfast St Paul the Apostle
                                                         Church, 6:30am to 12:00 noon
                                                Nov 10, Bowling Night
                                                Nov. 11, JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Nov. 16 4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pmYorba
Brother’s Birthday                                       Linda John Paul Center, 6:30pm
                                                Nov. 18 1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Fr. Mike Gilsenan      11/4                     Nov. 19, Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Sal Avila              11/8                     Nov. 29 Corporate Communion, 9:30 AM, St. Paul the Apostle
Larry Clayton          11/9
Jerry Formulak         11/10                    Dec.1,     4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, Guasti 7:00pm
Edgar Katigbak         11/11                    Dec.2,     1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Mark Davis             11/17                               Annex
Jerome Bush            11/19                    Dec.3,    General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Mike Garrick           11/29                    Dec.4,     Hour of Power Rosary 9:00am Montclair Abortion
Michael Lira           11/29                              Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month
Leonardo Cobian        11/30                    Dec. 5,   Anniversary and Christmas Party, St. Paul the Apostle,
                                                          Maher Hall 5:00 P.M.
    Wife’s Birthday                             Dec.9,    JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Dec.14,   Burrito Breakfast, St. Paul the Apostle 6:30 a.m. to noon.
Virginia Gorospe       11/9                     Dec.16,    Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Katherine Palmowski    11/11                    Dec.17,    1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Linda Medina           11/15                              Annex
Marlene Cacnio         11/26                    Dec.21,    4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pm Yorba
Catherine O’Curran     11/29                              Linda
Carolyn Richardson     11/29
Natalie Gaglio         11/29

                                                                    San Gabriel Valley Chapter
       Wedding Anniversaries
                                                                           First Degree
Dan & Bernadette Burke         11/6    33rd     Nov.11    7PM, 8PM         Fr. McGuire Council,     #3851
Don & Guadalupe Naf            11/6    38th     Nov. 15   2PM, 3PM         Alhambra Council         #2431
Leonard & Mary Ceas            11/12   26th     Nov.18    7PM, 8PM         Shepherd of Ars Council, #6028
Bob & Tacie Adams              11/12   26th     Dec 2     7PM, 8PM         Mgr Corr Council         #3571
Mark & Amy Glaudini            11/13   10th     Dec. 11   2PM, 3PM         St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Tentative)
Chuck & Madelyn Kosky          11/15   59th                                                         #14007
Jerry & Denise Moser           11/15   34th
Dan & Maria Sapien             11/15   28th                                Second Degree
Ramiro & Carol Caro            11/21   22nd     Nov.21 1PM, 2PM            Fr. McGuire Council,       #3851
David & Sharon Krolikowski     11/27   27th
Josh & Lourdes Valdez          11/28   11th                                Third Degree
Richard & Cathy Cuellar        11/28   40th     Nov. 22 1PM, 2PM           Alhambra Council           #2431
Robert & Deanna Benedict       11/29   16th
Jose & Ling Yen Dato           11/29   36th     ALWAYS call the GK, FS, or Team Captain to ensure that the
David & Lupe Montoya           11/29   40th     ceremony is still taking place when/where published.
Knights of Columbus                                          November 2009                                                           Page 6




  Keeping in Touch                                                              Note from Past Grand
Often we have brother knights, or their
wives, that are home bound or hospi-                                               Knight Jim La Polla
talized or living in other facilities                                     Past Grand Knight Jim La Polla sent the following note .
where they are in need of physical
assistance. Hopefully this newsletter                                     Please convey my thanks to the council for their generous sup-
helps them to keep in touch. A phone                                      port. I had my left leg amputated below the knee in April and
call from a brother knight is often ap-                                   I've incurred large medical bills. Your support has been a wel-
preciated and can be more informative                                     come relief. At the moment I'm paying off my prosthetic leg,
than simply reading the newsletter.                                       almost $1200.00 Co-payment. Last Friday the nurse who is
                                                                          helping me to fit the leg so I can wear it comfortably told me
Brother Jim LaPolla, PGK                                                  that this leg is only a trainer. In three to six months, after I finish
is home recuperating from medical complications of diabetes and           rehab, I will need to purchase my permanent prosthesis, some-
would appreciate a phone call note or Email. He can be reached            where in the neighborhood of $2000.00 co-payment.
at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324, Home phone (909)
824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at harttx@yahoo.com.               Your continued prayers are very much appreciated. Please con-
                                                                          tinue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers.
                                                                          Vivat Jesus, Jim La Polla.
Brother Robert Benedict was an LAPD motorcycle
officer is and is currently in a rehabilitation facility in Bakersfield   Grand Knight Paul Diaz and Brother Lou Cartwright visited Jim
for treatment of brain injuries due to two on duty accidents. His
                                                                          recently. Jim is having the prosthetic leg refitted weekly because
wife Deanna has kept us updated and she states: “If some Knights
can give him a call just to say hi, it would be great. I don't think      his leg is still tender. The first wheelchair he received was too
he gets very many calls from his friends”. His cell number is             large and did not fit through the doorway. He had to wait 6
(909) 247-5711. The direct line (661) 836-2500 may work best as           weeks for a smaller chair so for that period of time he was con-
he doesn't always carry his phone with him. Ask the receptionist          fined to his room.
if he's in (sometimes they go out for a few hours). He is usually
in his apartment after 3pm. If you can, give him a call just to say       He can be reached at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324,
“Hi” it would be appreciated.                                             Home phone (909) 824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at
                                                                          harttx@yahoo.com.
Occasionally we will hear from a brother knight who has moved
away. They too would appreciate a call, letter or email from
members of our council.

Ken Passler, PGK his wife Sandee and their children                         Council Bowling Night
moved to Las Cruces New Mexico some time ago. Pam Stump
said that the Passler Family had the honor of being named the
Knights of Columbus Family of the Year in New Mexico a few                When was the last time you went bowling or took the family out
years ago. Ken’s Email address is KSPasler@msn.com. I am sure             to bowl? Come and join your brother knights and their families
he would enjoy hearing from our council members.                          for an evening of fun camaraderie and relaxation.

If you know of any brothers knight or their wives that would like              Our council will have a bowling night at Oak Tree Lanes at
to be included in this list contact Dennis Stump at (909) 597-3741        990 N. Diamond Bar Blvd., in Diamond Bar. It will be on Tues-
or Jose Lopez at (909) 591-6811.                                          day November 10, 2009. The time is
                                                                          from 6:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost
                                                                          is $10.00 per person and includes
                                                                          two hours of bowling, free shoe
          Encourage Priestly and                                          rental, a large pizza and a pitcher of
                                                                          soda per lane.
            Religious Vocations.
         Your Prayers and Support                                         For more information contact Paul
                                                                          Diaz at (909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at
             Make a Difference                                            pdiazzz@yahoo.com
Knights of Columbus                                   November 2009                                            Page 7



         4th Degree                                                  Joke of the Month
                                                                                  Only in Texas
       exemplification                                   A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a
                                                         sheriff's deputy. He thinks that he is smarter than the
We had four knights from our council make their          deputy because he is a lawyer from New York and is
Fourth Degree on October 10th at the Marriott Hotel      certain that he has a better education then any cop
in Irvine. They are; Brothers Andrew Alvarez, Jerry
                                                         from Texas . He decides to prove this to himself and
Bush (no picture available), Robert Johnson and
                                                         have some fun at the Texas deputy's expense.
Louis Safonte. All the candidates were accompanied
by their wives They all joined the St. Jude Assembly
in Brea.                                                 The deputy says, “License and registration, please.”
                                                         “What for?” says the lawyer. The deputy tells him, “You
Brothers Tom Hughes and Jeff Runtz attended the          didn't come to a complete stop at the stop sign.” Then
exemplification in support of the new Fourth Degree      the lawyer responds, “I slowed down, and no one was
Knights.                                                 coming.” “You still didn't come to a complete stop,” re-
                                                         plies the deputy. “License and registration, please.” The
Pictured to the right is Brother                         lawyer asks, “What's the difference?” “The difference is
Louis Safonte, below Brother                             you have to come to complete stop, that's the law. Li-
Andrew Alvarez and his wife                              cense and registration, please!” the Deputy repeats.
Andrea. At the bottom is                                 The Lawyer says, “If you can show me the legal differ-
Brother Robert Johnson and                               ence between slow down and stop, I'll give you my li-
his wife Marysia.                                        cense and registration; and you give me the ticket. If
                                                         not, you let me go and don't give me the ticket.”
Congratulations Sir Knights.
                                                         “That sounds fair. Please exit your vehicle, sir,” the
                                                         deputy says. At this point, the deputy takes out his
                                                         nightstick and starts beating the living daylights out of
                                                         the lawyer and says, “Do you want me to stop, or just
                                                         slow down?”.




                                                        Brother Don Gonzalez and Brother Lamar Johnson getting in a little
                                                        driver training at St. Paul’s festival last month. Do they really think this
                                                        will help them pass the DMV test?
 Knights of Columbus                                      November 2009
                                                                                                                         Page 8


                                                                                      Christmas Party
           duties of the                                                               And Councils
            Recorder                                                                  20th Anniversary
This is the fourth in our series explaining the duties of the vari-   It has been twenty years since our council was formed here in
ous council officer positions. We hope that this will help our        Chino Hills. We will be celebrating this milestone event along with
members have a better understanding of the duties of the vari-        our annual Christmas Party on December 5th. At 5:00 P.M. at St.
ous officers and Service Program Directors. We will continue          Paul the Apostle Maher Hall. Dinner will be a Pot Luck with the
to provide a description of the other positions in the coming         council providing the main course of Ham and turkey. Sign ups for
months.                                                               the pot luck will be available by contacting Grand Knight Paul Diaz
                                                                      at .(909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at pdiazzz@yahoo.com. Paul
The following is a description of the duties of the Recorder as       would also would like to have an estimate of how many will be
found in the Charter Constitution Laws of the Knights of Co-          attending the event. The council will provide soft drinks, water and
lumbus.                                                               coffee. You are welcome to bring your own holiday spirits.

The Recorder shall keep true records                                  Dinner will start at 6:30 P. M. with a DJ providing music for danc-
of the doings of his council upon                                     ing from 7:30 P. M. until 11:00 P. M.
books approved by the Board of Di-
rectors and furnished by the Supreme                                  Santa Claus will be visiting some time in the evening so please
Secretary at the expense of the coun-                                 bring a wrapped gift for any children that will be attending with
cil: conduct all correspondence of the                                you.
council and shall perform such duties
as the council or the Order may di-                                   There will also be a White Ele-
rect.                                                                 phant Christmas Gift Exchange.
                                                                      Each person wishing to partici-
What Really Happens?                                                  pate in the gift exchange should
                                                                      bring a gift with a maximum
The Recorder keeps a true record of                                   value of $20.00. These are not
all the actions of the council. He                                    couples presents but individual
should use the “Recorders Minute                                      gifts.
                                            Council Recorder
Book” (#1403 available from the
                                           Brother Jose Lopez         Please join us for dinner and an
Supreme Council Supply Depart-                                                                             Brother Mike Leeming and his
ment) to record the minutes of all                                    evening with your brother knights    family at last years Christmas
council meetings. Currently we are keeping printed copies of          and their families and some danc-
all council meetings as well as storing them on computer.             ing.

From a practical point of view most correspondence is handled                        Prayer for Priests
by the Grand Knight.
                                                                      Ever-living God and Father of us all, you give to your Church
Our Recorder also writes and publishes the monthly newsletter, the Priesthood of your Son, Jesus, and by the power of the Holy
keeps the attendance roster of all meetings as well as the min- Spirit, you provide holy priests for a holy people.
utes of the Officers meetings and General meetings.
                                                                      We pray for all our priests, who announce the Word of God and
          Newsletter Sent via E-Mail                                  celebrate the Sacraments, for those who are young and those
                                                                      who are old, for those who serve in difficult and trying circum-
The newsletter is going via E-mail to members for whom we             stances, for those who are faithful and those who are faltering,
have an E-mail address. It is in PDF format and can be                and for those who have died.
opened with Adobe Reader, a free download file at
Adobe.com.                                                            We entrust all our priests to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, that they may persevere with fidelity
If we don’t have your E-mail address you will get the news-           to you and to your Church. With Saint John Vianney, patron of
letter by U. S. mail. If you wish to get the newsletter by U. S.      priests, we pray that our priests may never fail to lead us to you.
mail rather than E-mail or if you prefer E-mail, contact Jose         We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lopez at: jlopez646@aol.com or at (909) 591-6811 .
 Knights of Columbus                                November 2009                              Page 9


Sandra’s Mexican Grill &
  Cantina Now Open




                                             OPEN




 Sandra’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is now open at
       14670 Pipeline Ave., in Chino Hills.




             Be a friend                                            Your Business Card could
                                                                             be here
                                                                          for as little as
                                                                             $25.00
                                                                         For one year.
                                                                         Contact Jose Lopez at
                                                                            (909) 591-6811
  Ask a friend to join the                                             Or E-mail: jlopez@aol.com

  Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Chino Valley Council #10234
P.O. Box 145
Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




                                    Howard Chrisman
                                   4772 Wilson St.
                                   Chino, Calif. 91710




__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                     Knights of Columbus
                                  Chino Valley Council #10234

                                        Past Grand Knights
                              Joe Bok              Jan. 1990 thru July 1990
                              Lou Cartwright       July 1990 thru June 1991
                              Jim LaPolla          July 1991 thru June 1992
                              Ken Passler          July 1992 thru June 1993
                              Richard Contreras    July 1993 thru June 1994
                              Joe Bok              July 1994 thru June 1995
                              Santi Gorospe        July 1995 thru June 1996
                              David Vezzetti       July 1996 thru June 1997
                              Doug Loucks          July 1997 thru June 1998
                              Richard Garrido      July 1998 thru June 1999
                              Dennis Stump         July 1999 thru June 2000
                              Jeff Runtz           July 2000 thru June 2002
                              Art Kirby            July 2002 thru June 2004
                              Rudy Castro          July 2004 thru June 2005
                              Manuel Padilla       July 2005 thru June 2006
                              Steve Gomez          July 2006 thru June 2007
                              Tom Hughes           July 2007 thru June 2008
                              Paul Diaz            July 2008 thru June 2009
      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night into the streets, espe-    Diocese. It is usually attended by Knights and their wives.
cially around the train station, between 10 P. M. and         Knights from every parish in the Diocese bring their re-
2P.M. to pick up the homeless and take them to the home       spective clergy.
we have on San Gregorio al Cielo.
                                                              This large event will be attended by approximately 150 to
The last time I was in Rome, I found it unbearable to see     200 people who come from as far away as Palm Springs.
so many homeless people living that way. So I went to see     This year, we are expecting Bishop Gerald R. Barnes and
                                                              Bishop Rutilio Del Riego to attend. There is also the pos-
the mayor of Rome and said “Give me a place for these         sibility that the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus
people, because they refuse to come with us and would         the Vice Deputy and the chaplains are expected to attend.
rather stay where they are.” He and his staff responded
wonderfully. In a few days they offered us a very nice        The tentative schedule for the evening is a cocktail hour
                                                              from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Dinner will be served at ap-
place near the Termini Train Station. At present, all those   proximately 7:15PM followed by comments from various
who have nowhere else to spend the night except in the        dignitaries.
streets go there and sleep in beds, In the morning they
leave.                                                        We are asking ALL Knights to participate in putting this
                                                              event together and making it a success. I am inviting you
This is the wonderful part of our vocation, that as Mis-      all to attend. We need
sionaries of Charity we have created an awareness of the      your help and expertise to
                                                              make this event a success.
poor in the whole world. Twenty years ago no one would        The event will be broken
have believed that there were hungry, naked men and           up into Committees such
women around. Today the whole world knows the poor            as Food, Servers, Deco-           January 10, 2010
because of out work. And they want to share.                  rating, Clean up, Set-up            Clergy Night
                                                              and Tear Down, etc.
Why is our congregation known all over the world today?       While we have some
It is because people see what we do: feeding the hungry,      committees already
                                                              chaired, we still need
clothing the naked, taking care of the sick and the dying.    some help.
Because they see, they believe.
                                                              Our next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday
                                                              November 24th at 7:00PM in the Annex at St. Paul the
                                                              Apostle Church. All are welcome to attend.

                                                              Please contact Grand Knight Paul Diaz at (909) 591-
                                                              2411 for information regarding the next meeting, or if
                                                              you can help but cannot make the meeting.

                                                              Thanks & God Bless,
                                                              Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
  Knights of Columbus                                    November 2009                                                  Page 4




 Knights of Columbus                                                         RECIPE of THE MONTH
 Night at JoJo’s Pizza
      Kitchen                                                             Rib eye with Salsa Verde (Serves 4)
                                                                   2 16-ounce boneless Rib eye steaks
Support the Knights of Columbus                                    Pure olive oil
charities Wednesday November11th
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Jojo’s Pizza                              2 Tablespoons of Capers
Kitchen at 2923 Chino Ave. H-1,                                    Kosher salt, to taste
Chino Hills, Cal. (909) 464-2222.
                                                                   Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
JoJo’s has designated the second                                   2 Tablespoons butter
Wednesday of every month to help us                                1 Bunch Italian Parsley stems removed (leaves only)
raise funds for charity. They will do-
nate 25% of the cost of your meal to our council. JoJo’s food is   3 cloves garlic, peeled
always made fresh. When ordering just mention the Knights of       Zest of one lemon
Columbus.
                                                                   2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to dine in, take out or 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
have pizza delivered. Fund raisers exclude all discounts and      1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
coupons.
                                                                  Preparation

        Pray for our Deceased                                      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
                                                                   Salsa Verde
         Brothers and Wives                                        In a food processor, combine 3 cloves of garlic with the Italian
                                                                   parsley and pulse to a thick paste. Add the capers, lemon zest, red
  Remember our Deceased brother Knights                            wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Continue combining
                                                                   ingredients and slowly drizzle in 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
             and spouses:
                                                                   Rib Eye
                        Robert Kline                               Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black
                       Willie Williams                             pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat with pure olive oil
                      Patrick O'Curran                             to coat the bottom of the pan. Add in the steaks and cook for 5 min-
                      Manuel Buyson                                utes. Drain the oil, turn the steaks over, place 1 tablespoon of butter
                        Ernie Vestri                               on each steak and place in the oven for 5 minutes for a medium rare
                       Case Spolstra
                                                                   steak. 6 minutes for a medium steak. Remove from the oven and let
                      James O'Reiley
                                                                   rest for 4-5 minutes.
                        Julie Uehlin
                                                                   This recipe was submitted by Jose Lopez. Do you have a favorite
                      John Palmowski                               recipe you would like to share? Send it to Jose Lopez at 14124 Eve-
                        Paul Taylor                                ning View Dr. Chino Hills, Cal. 91709 or email it to jlo-
                        Bette Piasta                               pez646@aol.com.
                      Charles Musser


                  May their souls                                             Build For
      and the souls of all the faithful departed                             The Future!
                    rest in peace.
                                                                              Recruit A
                                                                           New Member!
 Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                       Page 5


                                                                 Calendar of Events

             Birthdays                                             October-November
                                                Nov 3, 4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, 7:00pm Guasti.
                        &                       Nov. 5, General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
                                                Nov. 7, Hour of Power Rosary 9:00 am Montclair Abortion
                                                         Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month.
       Anniversaries                            Nov. 8, Knights of Columbus Breakfast St Paul the Apostle
                                                         Church, 6:30am to 12:00 noon
                                                Nov 10, Bowling Night
                                                Nov. 11, JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Nov. 16 4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pmYorba
Brother’s Birthday                                       Linda John Paul Center, 6:30pm
                                                Nov. 18 1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Fr. Mike Gilsenan      11/4                     Nov. 19, Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Sal Avila              11/8                     Nov. 29 Corporate Communion, 9:30 AM, St. Paul the Apostle
Larry Clayton          11/9
Jerry Formulak         11/10                    Dec.1,     4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, Guasti 7:00pm
Edgar Katigbak         11/11                    Dec.2,     1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Mark Davis             11/17                               Annex
Jerome Bush            11/19                    Dec.3,    General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Mike Garrick           11/29                    Dec.4,     Hour of Power Rosary 9:00am Montclair Abortion
Michael Lira           11/29                              Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month
Leonardo Cobian        11/30                    Dec. 5,   Anniversary and Christmas Party, St. Paul the Apostle,
                                                          Maher Hall 5:00 P.M.
    Wife’s Birthday                             Dec.9,    JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Dec.14,   Burrito Breakfast, St. Paul the Apostle 6:30 a.m. to noon.
Virginia Gorospe       11/9                     Dec.16,    Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Katherine Palmowski    11/11                    Dec.17,    1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Linda Medina           11/15                              Annex
Marlene Cacnio         11/26                    Dec.21,    4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pm Yorba
Catherine O’Curran     11/29                              Linda
Carolyn Richardson     11/29
Natalie Gaglio         11/29

                                                                    San Gabriel Valley Chapter
       Wedding Anniversaries
                                                                           First Degree
Dan & Bernadette Burke         11/6    33rd     Nov.11    7PM, 8PM         Fr. McGuire Council,     #3851
Don & Guadalupe Naf            11/6    38th     Nov. 15   2PM, 3PM         Alhambra Council         #2431
Leonard & Mary Ceas            11/12   26th     Nov.18    7PM, 8PM         Shepherd of Ars Council, #6028
Bob & Tacie Adams              11/12   26th     Dec 2     7PM, 8PM         Mgr Corr Council         #3571
Mark & Amy Glaudini            11/13   10th     Dec. 11   2PM, 3PM         St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Tentative)
Chuck & Madelyn Kosky          11/15   59th                                                         #14007
Jerry & Denise Moser           11/15   34th
Dan & Maria Sapien             11/15   28th                                Second Degree
Ramiro & Carol Caro            11/21   22nd     Nov.21 1PM, 2PM            Fr. McGuire Council,       #3851
David & Sharon Krolikowski     11/27   27th
Josh & Lourdes Valdez          11/28   11th                                Third Degree
Richard & Cathy Cuellar        11/28   40th     Nov. 22 1PM, 2PM           Alhambra Council           #2431
Robert & Deanna Benedict       11/29   16th
Jose & Ling Yen Dato           11/29   36th     ALWAYS call the GK, FS, or Team Captain to ensure that the
David & Lupe Montoya           11/29   40th     ceremony is still taking place when/where published.
Knights of Columbus                                          November 2009                                                           Page 6




  Keeping in Touch                                                              Note from Past Grand
Often we have brother knights, or their
wives, that are home bound or hospi-                                               Knight Jim La Polla
talized or living in other facilities                                     Past Grand Knight Jim La Polla sent the following note .
where they are in need of physical
assistance. Hopefully this newsletter                                     Please convey my thanks to the council for their generous sup-
helps them to keep in touch. A phone                                      port. I had my left leg amputated below the knee in April and
call from a brother knight is often ap-                                   I've incurred large medical bills. Your support has been a wel-
preciated and can be more informative                                     come relief. At the moment I'm paying off my prosthetic leg,
than simply reading the newsletter.                                       almost $1200.00 Co-payment. Last Friday the nurse who is
                                                                          helping me to fit the leg so I can wear it comfortably told me
Brother Jim LaPolla, PGK                                                  that this leg is only a trainer. In three to six months, after I finish
is home recuperating from medical complications of diabetes and           rehab, I will need to purchase my permanent prosthesis, some-
would appreciate a phone call note or Email. He can be reached            where in the neighborhood of $2000.00 co-payment.
at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324, Home phone (909)
824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at harttx@yahoo.com.               Your continued prayers are very much appreciated. Please con-
                                                                          tinue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers.
                                                                          Vivat Jesus, Jim La Polla.
Brother Robert Benedict was an LAPD motorcycle
officer is and is currently in a rehabilitation facility in Bakersfield   Grand Knight Paul Diaz and Brother Lou Cartwright visited Jim
for treatment of brain injuries due to two on duty accidents. His
                                                                          recently. Jim is having the prosthetic leg refitted weekly because
wife Deanna has kept us updated and she states: “If some Knights
can give him a call just to say hi, it would be great. I don't think      his leg is still tender. The first wheelchair he received was too
he gets very many calls from his friends”. His cell number is             large and did not fit through the doorway. He had to wait 6
(909) 247-5711. The direct line (661) 836-2500 may work best as           weeks for a smaller chair so for that period of time he was con-
he doesn't always carry his phone with him. Ask the receptionist          fined to his room.
if he's in (sometimes they go out for a few hours). He is usually
in his apartment after 3pm. If you can, give him a call just to say       He can be reached at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324,
“Hi” it would be appreciated.                                             Home phone (909) 824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at
                                                                          harttx@yahoo.com.
Occasionally we will hear from a brother knight who has moved
away. They too would appreciate a call, letter or email from
members of our council.

Ken Passler, PGK his wife Sandee and their children                         Council Bowling Night
moved to Las Cruces New Mexico some time ago. Pam Stump
said that the Passler Family had the honor of being named the
Knights of Columbus Family of the Year in New Mexico a few                When was the last time you went bowling or took the family out
years ago. Ken’s Email address is KSPasler@msn.com. I am sure             to bowl? Come and join your brother knights and their families
he would enjoy hearing from our council members.                          for an evening of fun camaraderie and relaxation.

If you know of any brothers knight or their wives that would like              Our council will have a bowling night at Oak Tree Lanes at
to be included in this list contact Dennis Stump at (909) 597-3741        990 N. Diamond Bar Blvd., in Diamond Bar. It will be on Tues-
or Jose Lopez at (909) 591-6811.                                          day November 10, 2009. The time is
                                                                          from 6:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost
                                                                          is $10.00 per person and includes
                                                                          two hours of bowling, free shoe
          Encourage Priestly and                                          rental, a large pizza and a pitcher of
                                                                          soda per lane.
            Religious Vocations.
         Your Prayers and Support                                         For more information contact Paul
                                                                          Diaz at (909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at
             Make a Difference                                            pdiazzz@yahoo.com
Knights of Columbus                                   November 2009                                            Page 7



         4th Degree                                                  Joke of the Month
                                                                                  Only in Texas
       exemplification                                   A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a
                                                         sheriff's deputy. He thinks that he is smarter than the
We had four knights from our council make their          deputy because he is a lawyer from New York and is
Fourth Degree on October 10th at the Marriott Hotel      certain that he has a better education then any cop
in Irvine. They are; Brothers Andrew Alvarez, Jerry
                                                         from Texas . He decides to prove this to himself and
Bush (no picture available), Robert Johnson and
                                                         have some fun at the Texas deputy's expense.
Louis Safonte. All the candidates were accompanied
by their wives They all joined the St. Jude Assembly
in Brea.                                                 The deputy says, “License and registration, please.”
                                                         “What for?” says the lawyer. The deputy tells him, “You
Brothers Tom Hughes and Jeff Runtz attended the          didn't come to a complete stop at the stop sign.” Then
exemplification in support of the new Fourth Degree      the lawyer responds, “I slowed down, and no one was
Knights.                                                 coming.” “You still didn't come to a complete stop,” re-
                                                         plies the deputy. “License and registration, please.” The
Pictured to the right is Brother                         lawyer asks, “What's the difference?” “The difference is
Louis Safonte, below Brother                             you have to come to complete stop, that's the law. Li-
Andrew Alvarez and his wife                              cense and registration, please!” the Deputy repeats.
Andrea. At the bottom is                                 The Lawyer says, “If you can show me the legal differ-
Brother Robert Johnson and                               ence between slow down and stop, I'll give you my li-
his wife Marysia.                                        cense and registration; and you give me the ticket. If
                                                         not, you let me go and don't give me the ticket.”
Congratulations Sir Knights.
                                                         “That sounds fair. Please exit your vehicle, sir,” the
                                                         deputy says. At this point, the deputy takes out his
                                                         nightstick and starts beating the living daylights out of
                                                         the lawyer and says, “Do you want me to stop, or just
                                                         slow down?”.




                                                        Brother Don Gonzalez and Brother Lamar Johnson getting in a little
                                                        driver training at St. Paul’s festival last month. Do they really think this
                                                        will help them pass the DMV test?
 Knights of Columbus                                      November 2009
                                                                                                                         Page 8


                                                                                      Christmas Party
           duties of the                                                               And Councils
            Recorder                                                                  20th Anniversary
This is the fourth in our series explaining the duties of the vari-   It has been twenty years since our council was formed here in
ous council officer positions. We hope that this will help our        Chino Hills. We will be celebrating this milestone event along with
members have a better understanding of the duties of the vari-        our annual Christmas Party on December 5th. At 5:00 P.M. at St.
ous officers and Service Program Directors. We will continue          Paul the Apostle Maher Hall. Dinner will be a Pot Luck with the
to provide a description of the other positions in the coming         council providing the main course of Ham and turkey. Sign ups for
months.                                                               the pot luck will be available by contacting Grand Knight Paul Diaz
                                                                      at .(909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at pdiazzz@yahoo.com. Paul
The following is a description of the duties of the Recorder as       would also would like to have an estimate of how many will be
found in the Charter Constitution Laws of the Knights of Co-          attending the event. The council will provide soft drinks, water and
lumbus.                                                               coffee. You are welcome to bring your own holiday spirits.

The Recorder shall keep true records                                  Dinner will start at 6:30 P. M. with a DJ providing music for danc-
of the doings of his council upon                                     ing from 7:30 P. M. until 11:00 P. M.
books approved by the Board of Di-
rectors and furnished by the Supreme                                  Santa Claus will be visiting some time in the evening so please
Secretary at the expense of the coun-                                 bring a wrapped gift for any children that will be attending with
cil: conduct all correspondence of the                                you.
council and shall perform such duties
as the council or the Order may di-                                   There will also be a White Ele-
rect.                                                                 phant Christmas Gift Exchange.
                                                                      Each person wishing to partici-
What Really Happens?                                                  pate in the gift exchange should
                                                                      bring a gift with a maximum
The Recorder keeps a true record of                                   value of $20.00. These are not
all the actions of the council. He                                    couples presents but individual
should use the “Recorders Minute                                      gifts.
                                            Council Recorder
Book” (#1403 available from the
                                           Brother Jose Lopez         Please join us for dinner and an
Supreme Council Supply Depart-                                                                             Brother Mike Leeming and his
ment) to record the minutes of all                                    evening with your brother knights    family at last years Christmas
council meetings. Currently we are keeping printed copies of          and their families and some danc-
all council meetings as well as storing them on computer.             ing.

From a practical point of view most correspondence is handled                        Prayer for Priests
by the Grand Knight.
                                                                      Ever-living God and Father of us all, you give to your Church
Our Recorder also writes and publishes the monthly newsletter, the Priesthood of your Son, Jesus, and by the power of the Holy
keeps the attendance roster of all meetings as well as the min- Spirit, you provide holy priests for a holy people.
utes of the Officers meetings and General meetings.
                                                                      We pray for all our priests, who announce the Word of God and
          Newsletter Sent via E-Mail                                  celebrate the Sacraments, for those who are young and those
                                                                      who are old, for those who serve in difficult and trying circum-
The newsletter is going via E-mail to members for whom we             stances, for those who are faithful and those who are faltering,
have an E-mail address. It is in PDF format and can be                and for those who have died.
opened with Adobe Reader, a free download file at
Adobe.com.                                                            We entrust all our priests to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, that they may persevere with fidelity
If we don’t have your E-mail address you will get the news-           to you and to your Church. With Saint John Vianney, patron of
letter by U. S. mail. If you wish to get the newsletter by U. S.      priests, we pray that our priests may never fail to lead us to you.
mail rather than E-mail or if you prefer E-mail, contact Jose         We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lopez at: jlopez646@aol.com or at (909) 591-6811 .
 Knights of Columbus                                November 2009                              Page 9


Sandra’s Mexican Grill &
  Cantina Now Open




                                             OPEN




 Sandra’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is now open at
       14670 Pipeline Ave., in Chino Hills.




             Be a friend                                            Your Business Card could
                                                                             be here
                                                                          for as little as
                                                                             $25.00
                                                                         For one year.
                                                                         Contact Jose Lopez at
                                                                            (909) 591-6811
  Ask a friend to join the                                             Or E-mail: jlopez@aol.com

  Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Chino Valley Council #10234
P.O. Box 145
Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




                                    Lawrence Clayron
                                   16119 Promontort Rd.
                                   Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                     Knights of Columbus
                                  Chino Valley Council #10234

                                        Past Grand Knights
                              Joe Bok              Jan. 1990 thru July 1990
                              Lou Cartwright       July 1990 thru June 1991
                              Jim LaPolla          July 1991 thru June 1992
                              Ken Passler          July 1992 thru June 1993
                              Richard Contreras    July 1993 thru June 1994
                              Joe Bok              July 1994 thru June 1995
                              Santi Gorospe        July 1995 thru June 1996
                              David Vezzetti       July 1996 thru June 1997
                              Doug Loucks          July 1997 thru June 1998
                              Richard Garrido      July 1998 thru June 1999
                              Dennis Stump         July 1999 thru June 2000
                              Jeff Runtz           July 2000 thru June 2002
                              Art Kirby            July 2002 thru June 2004
                              Rudy Castro          July 2004 thru June 2005
                              Manuel Padilla       July 2005 thru June 2006
                              Steve Gomez          July 2006 thru June 2007
                              Tom Hughes           July 2007 thru June 2008
                              Paul Diaz            July 2008 thru June 2009
      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night into the streets, espe-    Diocese. It is usually attended by Knights and their wives.
cially around the train station, between 10 P. M. and         Knights from every parish in the Diocese bring their re-
2P.M. to pick up the homeless and take them to the home       spective clergy.
we have on San Gregorio al Cielo.
                                                              This large event will be attended by approximately 150 to
The last time I was in Rome, I found it unbearable to see     200 people who come from as far away as Palm Springs.
so many homeless people living that way. So I went to see     This year, we are expecting Bishop Gerald R. Barnes and
                                                              Bishop Rutilio Del Riego to attend. There is also the pos-
the mayor of Rome and said “Give me a place for these         sibility that the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus
people, because they refuse to come with us and would         the Vice Deputy and the chaplains are expected to attend.
rather stay where they are.” He and his staff responded
wonderfully. In a few days they offered us a very nice        The tentative schedule for the evening is a cocktail hour
                                                              from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Dinner will be served at ap-
place near the Termini Train Station. At present, all those   proximately 7:15PM followed by comments from various
who have nowhere else to spend the night except in the        dignitaries.
streets go there and sleep in beds, In the morning they
leave.                                                        We are asking ALL Knights to participate in putting this
                                                              event together and making it a success. I am inviting you
This is the wonderful part of our vocation, that as Mis-      all to attend. We need
sionaries of Charity we have created an awareness of the      your help and expertise to
                                                              make this event a success.
poor in the whole world. Twenty years ago no one would        The event will be broken
have believed that there were hungry, naked men and           up into Committees such
women around. Today the whole world knows the poor            as Food, Servers, Deco-           January 10, 2010
because of out work. And they want to share.                  rating, Clean up, Set-up            Clergy Night
                                                              and Tear Down, etc.
Why is our congregation known all over the world today?       While we have some
It is because people see what we do: feeding the hungry,      committees already
                                                              chaired, we still need
clothing the naked, taking care of the sick and the dying.    some help.
Because they see, they believe.
                                                              Our next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday
                                                              November 24th at 7:00PM in the Annex at St. Paul the
                                                              Apostle Church. All are welcome to attend.

                                                              Please contact Grand Knight Paul Diaz at (909) 591-
                                                              2411 for information regarding the next meeting, or if
                                                              you can help but cannot make the meeting.

                                                              Thanks & God Bless,
                                                              Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
  Knights of Columbus                                    November 2009                                                  Page 4




 Knights of Columbus                                                         RECIPE of THE MONTH
 Night at JoJo’s Pizza
      Kitchen                                                             Rib eye with Salsa Verde (Serves 4)
                                                                   2 16-ounce boneless Rib eye steaks
Support the Knights of Columbus                                    Pure olive oil
charities Wednesday November11th
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Jojo’s Pizza                              2 Tablespoons of Capers
Kitchen at 2923 Chino Ave. H-1,                                    Kosher salt, to taste
Chino Hills, Cal. (909) 464-2222.
                                                                   Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
JoJo’s has designated the second                                   2 Tablespoons butter
Wednesday of every month to help us                                1 Bunch Italian Parsley stems removed (leaves only)
raise funds for charity. They will do-
nate 25% of the cost of your meal to our council. JoJo’s food is   3 cloves garlic, peeled
always made fresh. When ordering just mention the Knights of       Zest of one lemon
Columbus.
                                                                   2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to dine in, take out or 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
have pizza delivered. Fund raisers exclude all discounts and      1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
coupons.
                                                                  Preparation

        Pray for our Deceased                                      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
                                                                   Salsa Verde
         Brothers and Wives                                        In a food processor, combine 3 cloves of garlic with the Italian
                                                                   parsley and pulse to a thick paste. Add the capers, lemon zest, red
  Remember our Deceased brother Knights                            wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Continue combining
                                                                   ingredients and slowly drizzle in 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
             and spouses:
                                                                   Rib Eye
                        Robert Kline                               Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black
                       Willie Williams                             pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat with pure olive oil
                      Patrick O'Curran                             to coat the bottom of the pan. Add in the steaks and cook for 5 min-
                      Manuel Buyson                                utes. Drain the oil, turn the steaks over, place 1 tablespoon of butter
                        Ernie Vestri                               on each steak and place in the oven for 5 minutes for a medium rare
                       Case Spolstra
                                                                   steak. 6 minutes for a medium steak. Remove from the oven and let
                      James O'Reiley
                                                                   rest for 4-5 minutes.
                        Julie Uehlin
                                                                   This recipe was submitted by Jose Lopez. Do you have a favorite
                      John Palmowski                               recipe you would like to share? Send it to Jose Lopez at 14124 Eve-
                        Paul Taylor                                ning View Dr. Chino Hills, Cal. 91709 or email it to jlo-
                        Bette Piasta                               pez646@aol.com.
                      Charles Musser


                  May their souls                                             Build For
      and the souls of all the faithful departed                             The Future!
                    rest in peace.
                                                                              Recruit A
                                                                           New Member!
 Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                       Page 5


                                                                 Calendar of Events

             Birthdays                                             October-November
                                                Nov 3, 4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, 7:00pm Guasti.
                        &                       Nov. 5, General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
                                                Nov. 7, Hour of Power Rosary 9:00 am Montclair Abortion
                                                         Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month.
       Anniversaries                            Nov. 8, Knights of Columbus Breakfast St Paul the Apostle
                                                         Church, 6:30am to 12:00 noon
                                                Nov 10, Bowling Night
                                                Nov. 11, JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Nov. 16 4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pmYorba
Brother’s Birthday                                       Linda John Paul Center, 6:30pm
                                                Nov. 18 1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Fr. Mike Gilsenan      11/4                     Nov. 19, Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Sal Avila              11/8                     Nov. 29 Corporate Communion, 9:30 AM, St. Paul the Apostle
Larry Clayton          11/9
Jerry Formulak         11/10                    Dec.1,     4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, Guasti 7:00pm
Edgar Katigbak         11/11                    Dec.2,     1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Mark Davis             11/17                               Annex
Jerome Bush            11/19                    Dec.3,    General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Mike Garrick           11/29                    Dec.4,     Hour of Power Rosary 9:00am Montclair Abortion
Michael Lira           11/29                              Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month
Leonardo Cobian        11/30                    Dec. 5,   Anniversary and Christmas Party, St. Paul the Apostle,
                                                          Maher Hall 5:00 P.M.
    Wife’s Birthday                             Dec.9,    JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Dec.14,   Burrito Breakfast, St. Paul the Apostle 6:30 a.m. to noon.
Virginia Gorospe       11/9                     Dec.16,    Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Katherine Palmowski    11/11                    Dec.17,    1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Linda Medina           11/15                              Annex
Marlene Cacnio         11/26                    Dec.21,    4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pm Yorba
Catherine O’Curran     11/29                              Linda
Carolyn Richardson     11/29
Natalie Gaglio         11/29

                                                                    San Gabriel Valley Chapter
       Wedding Anniversaries
                                                                           First Degree
Dan & Bernadette Burke         11/6    33rd     Nov.11    7PM, 8PM         Fr. McGuire Council,     #3851
Don & Guadalupe Naf            11/6    38th     Nov. 15   2PM, 3PM         Alhambra Council         #2431
Leonard & Mary Ceas            11/12   26th     Nov.18    7PM, 8PM         Shepherd of Ars Council, #6028
Bob & Tacie Adams              11/12   26th     Dec 2     7PM, 8PM         Mgr Corr Council         #3571
Mark & Amy Glaudini            11/13   10th     Dec. 11   2PM, 3PM         St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Tentative)
Chuck & Madelyn Kosky          11/15   59th                                                         #14007
Jerry & Denise Moser           11/15   34th
Dan & Maria Sapien             11/15   28th                                Second Degree
Ramiro & Carol Caro            11/21   22nd     Nov.21 1PM, 2PM            Fr. McGuire Council,       #3851
David & Sharon Krolikowski     11/27   27th
Josh & Lourdes Valdez          11/28   11th                                Third Degree
Richard & Cathy Cuellar        11/28   40th     Nov. 22 1PM, 2PM           Alhambra Council           #2431
Robert & Deanna Benedict       11/29   16th
Jose & Ling Yen Dato           11/29   36th     ALWAYS call the GK, FS, or Team Captain to ensure that the
David & Lupe Montoya           11/29   40th     ceremony is still taking place when/where published.
Knights of Columbus                                          November 2009                                                           Page 6




  Keeping in Touch                                                              Note from Past Grand
Often we have brother knights, or their
wives, that are home bound or hospi-                                               Knight Jim La Polla
talized or living in other facilities                                     Past Grand Knight Jim La Polla sent the following note .
where they are in need of physical
assistance. Hopefully this newsletter                                     Please convey my thanks to the council for their generous sup-
helps them to keep in touch. A phone                                      port. I had my left leg amputated below the knee in April and
call from a brother knight is often ap-                                   I've incurred large medical bills. Your support has been a wel-
preciated and can be more informative                                     come relief. At the moment I'm paying off my prosthetic leg,
than simply reading the newsletter.                                       almost $1200.00 Co-payment. Last Friday the nurse who is
                                                                          helping me to fit the leg so I can wear it comfortably told me
Brother Jim LaPolla, PGK                                                  that this leg is only a trainer. In three to six months, after I finish
is home recuperating from medical complications of diabetes and           rehab, I will need to purchase my permanent prosthesis, some-
would appreciate a phone call note or Email. He can be reached            where in the neighborhood of $2000.00 co-payment.
at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324, Home phone (909)
824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at harttx@yahoo.com.               Your continued prayers are very much appreciated. Please con-
                                                                          tinue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers.
                                                                          Vivat Jesus, Jim La Polla.
Brother Robert Benedict was an LAPD motorcycle
officer is and is currently in a rehabilitation facility in Bakersfield   Grand Knight Paul Diaz and Brother Lou Cartwright visited Jim
for treatment of brain injuries due to two on duty accidents. His
                                                                          recently. Jim is having the prosthetic leg refitted weekly because
wife Deanna has kept us updated and she states: “If some Knights
can give him a call just to say hi, it would be great. I don't think      his leg is still tender. The first wheelchair he received was too
he gets very many calls from his friends”. His cell number is             large and did not fit through the doorway. He had to wait 6
(909) 247-5711. The direct line (661) 836-2500 may work best as           weeks for a smaller chair so for that period of time he was con-
he doesn't always carry his phone with him. Ask the receptionist          fined to his room.
if he's in (sometimes they go out for a few hours). He is usually
in his apartment after 3pm. If you can, give him a call just to say       He can be reached at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324,
“Hi” it would be appreciated.                                             Home phone (909) 824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at
                                                                          harttx@yahoo.com.
Occasionally we will hear from a brother knight who has moved
away. They too would appreciate a call, letter or email from
members of our council.

Ken Passler, PGK his wife Sandee and their children                         Council Bowling Night
moved to Las Cruces New Mexico some time ago. Pam Stump
said that the Passler Family had the honor of being named the
Knights of Columbus Family of the Year in New Mexico a few                When was the last time you went bowling or took the family out
years ago. Ken’s Email address is KSPasler@msn.com. I am sure             to bowl? Come and join your brother knights and their families
he would enjoy hearing from our council members.                          for an evening of fun camaraderie and relaxation.

If you know of any brothers knight or their wives that would like              Our council will have a bowling night at Oak Tree Lanes at
to be included in this list contact Dennis Stump at (909) 597-3741        990 N. Diamond Bar Blvd., in Diamond Bar. It will be on Tues-
or Jose Lopez at (909) 591-6811.                                          day November 10, 2009. The time is
                                                                          from 6:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost
                                                                          is $10.00 per person and includes
                                                                          two hours of bowling, free shoe
          Encourage Priestly and                                          rental, a large pizza and a pitcher of
                                                                          soda per lane.
            Religious Vocations.
         Your Prayers and Support                                         For more information contact Paul
                                                                          Diaz at (909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at
             Make a Difference                                            pdiazzz@yahoo.com
Knights of Columbus                                   November 2009                                            Page 7



         4th Degree                                                  Joke of the Month
                                                                                  Only in Texas
       exemplification                                   A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a
                                                         sheriff's deputy. He thinks that he is smarter than the
We had four knights from our council make their          deputy because he is a lawyer from New York and is
Fourth Degree on October 10th at the Marriott Hotel      certain that he has a better education then any cop
in Irvine. They are; Brothers Andrew Alvarez, Jerry
                                                         from Texas . He decides to prove this to himself and
Bush (no picture available), Robert Johnson and
                                                         have some fun at the Texas deputy's expense.
Louis Safonte. All the candidates were accompanied
by their wives They all joined the St. Jude Assembly
in Brea.                                                 The deputy says, “License and registration, please.”
                                                         “What for?” says the lawyer. The deputy tells him, “You
Brothers Tom Hughes and Jeff Runtz attended the          didn't come to a complete stop at the stop sign.” Then
exemplification in support of the new Fourth Degree      the lawyer responds, “I slowed down, and no one was
Knights.                                                 coming.” “You still didn't come to a complete stop,” re-
                                                         plies the deputy. “License and registration, please.” The
Pictured to the right is Brother                         lawyer asks, “What's the difference?” “The difference is
Louis Safonte, below Brother                             you have to come to complete stop, that's the law. Li-
Andrew Alvarez and his wife                              cense and registration, please!” the Deputy repeats.
Andrea. At the bottom is                                 The Lawyer says, “If you can show me the legal differ-
Brother Robert Johnson and                               ence between slow down and stop, I'll give you my li-
his wife Marysia.                                        cense and registration; and you give me the ticket. If
                                                         not, you let me go and don't give me the ticket.”
Congratulations Sir Knights.
                                                         “That sounds fair. Please exit your vehicle, sir,” the
                                                         deputy says. At this point, the deputy takes out his
                                                         nightstick and starts beating the living daylights out of
                                                         the lawyer and says, “Do you want me to stop, or just
                                                         slow down?”.




                                                        Brother Don Gonzalez and Brother Lamar Johnson getting in a little
                                                        driver training at St. Paul’s festival last month. Do they really think this
                                                        will help them pass the DMV test?
 Knights of Columbus                                      November 2009
                                                                                                                         Page 8


                                                                                      Christmas Party
           duties of the                                                               And Councils
            Recorder                                                                  20th Anniversary
This is the fourth in our series explaining the duties of the vari-   It has been twenty years since our council was formed here in
ous council officer positions. We hope that this will help our        Chino Hills. We will be celebrating this milestone event along with
members have a better understanding of the duties of the vari-        our annual Christmas Party on December 5th. At 5:00 P.M. at St.
ous officers and Service Program Directors. We will continue          Paul the Apostle Maher Hall. Dinner will be a Pot Luck with the
to provide a description of the other positions in the coming         council providing the main course of Ham and turkey. Sign ups for
months.                                                               the pot luck will be available by contacting Grand Knight Paul Diaz
                                                                      at .(909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at pdiazzz@yahoo.com. Paul
The following is a description of the duties of the Recorder as       would also would like to have an estimate of how many will be
found in the Charter Constitution Laws of the Knights of Co-          attending the event. The council will provide soft drinks, water and
lumbus.                                                               coffee. You are welcome to bring your own holiday spirits.

The Recorder shall keep true records                                  Dinner will start at 6:30 P. M. with a DJ providing music for danc-
of the doings of his council upon                                     ing from 7:30 P. M. until 11:00 P. M.
books approved by the Board of Di-
rectors and furnished by the Supreme                                  Santa Claus will be visiting some time in the evening so please
Secretary at the expense of the coun-                                 bring a wrapped gift for any children that will be attending with
cil: conduct all correspondence of the                                you.
council and shall perform such duties
as the council or the Order may di-                                   There will also be a White Ele-
rect.                                                                 phant Christmas Gift Exchange.
                                                                      Each person wishing to partici-
What Really Happens?                                                  pate in the gift exchange should
                                                                      bring a gift with a maximum
The Recorder keeps a true record of                                   value of $20.00. These are not
all the actions of the council. He                                    couples presents but individual
should use the “Recorders Minute                                      gifts.
                                            Council Recorder
Book” (#1403 available from the
                                           Brother Jose Lopez         Please join us for dinner and an
Supreme Council Supply Depart-                                                                             Brother Mike Leeming and his
ment) to record the minutes of all                                    evening with your brother knights    family at last years Christmas
council meetings. Currently we are keeping printed copies of          and their families and some danc-
all council meetings as well as storing them on computer.             ing.

From a practical point of view most correspondence is handled                        Prayer for Priests
by the Grand Knight.
                                                                      Ever-living God and Father of us all, you give to your Church
Our Recorder also writes and publishes the monthly newsletter, the Priesthood of your Son, Jesus, and by the power of the Holy
keeps the attendance roster of all meetings as well as the min- Spirit, you provide holy priests for a holy people.
utes of the Officers meetings and General meetings.
                                                                      We pray for all our priests, who announce the Word of God and
          Newsletter Sent via E-Mail                                  celebrate the Sacraments, for those who are young and those
                                                                      who are old, for those who serve in difficult and trying circum-
The newsletter is going via E-mail to members for whom we             stances, for those who are faithful and those who are faltering,
have an E-mail address. It is in PDF format and can be                and for those who have died.
opened with Adobe Reader, a free download file at
Adobe.com.                                                            We entrust all our priests to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, that they may persevere with fidelity
If we don’t have your E-mail address you will get the news-           to you and to your Church. With Saint John Vianney, patron of
letter by U. S. mail. If you wish to get the newsletter by U. S.      priests, we pray that our priests may never fail to lead us to you.
mail rather than E-mail or if you prefer E-mail, contact Jose         We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lopez at: jlopez646@aol.com or at (909) 591-6811 .
 Knights of Columbus                                November 2009                              Page 9


Sandra’s Mexican Grill &
  Cantina Now Open




                                             OPEN




 Sandra’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is now open at
       14670 Pipeline Ave., in Chino Hills.




             Be a friend                                            Your Business Card could
                                                                             be here
                                                                          for as little as
                                                                             $25.00
                                                                         For one year.
                                                                         Contact Jose Lopez at
                                                                            (909) 591-6811
  Ask a friend to join the                                             Or E-mail: jlopez@aol.com

  Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Chino Valley Council #10234
P.O. Box 145
Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




                                    Leonardo Cobian
                                   5662 Caliterra Court
                                   Corona, Calif. 92880-3675




__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                     Knights of Columbus
                                  Chino Valley Council #10234

                                        Past Grand Knights
                              Joe Bok              Jan. 1990 thru July 1990
                              Lou Cartwright       July 1990 thru June 1991
                              Jim LaPolla          July 1991 thru June 1992
                              Ken Passler          July 1992 thru June 1993
                              Richard Contreras    July 1993 thru June 1994
                              Joe Bok              July 1994 thru June 1995
                              Santi Gorospe        July 1995 thru June 1996
                              David Vezzetti       July 1996 thru June 1997
                              Doug Loucks          July 1997 thru June 1998
                              Richard Garrido      July 1998 thru June 1999
                              Dennis Stump         July 1999 thru June 2000
                              Jeff Runtz           July 2000 thru June 2002
                              Art Kirby            July 2002 thru June 2004
                              Rudy Castro          July 2004 thru June 2005
                              Manuel Padilla       July 2005 thru June 2006
                              Steve Gomez          July 2006 thru June 2007
                              Tom Hughes           July 2007 thru June 2008
                              Paul Diaz            July 2008 thru June 2009
      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night into the streets, espe-    Diocese. It is usually attended by Knights and their wives.
cially around the train station, between 10 P. M. and         Knights from every parish in the Diocese bring their re-
2P.M. to pick up the homeless and take them to the home       spective clergy.
we have on San Gregorio al Cielo.
                                                              This large event will be attended by approximately 150 to
The last time I was in Rome, I found it unbearable to see     200 people who come from as far away as Palm Springs.
so many homeless people living that way. So I went to see     This year, we are expecting Bishop Gerald R. Barnes and
                                                              Bishop Rutilio Del Riego to attend. There is also the pos-
the mayor of Rome and said “Give me a place for these         sibility that the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus
people, because they refuse to come with us and would         the Vice Deputy and the chaplains are expected to attend.
rather stay where they are.” He and his staff responded
wonderfully. In a few days they offered us a very nice        The tentative schedule for the evening is a cocktail hour
                                                              from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Dinner will be served at ap-
place near the Termini Train Station. At present, all those   proximately 7:15PM followed by comments from various
who have nowhere else to spend the night except in the        dignitaries.
streets go there and sleep in beds, In the morning they
leave.                                                        We are asking ALL Knights to participate in putting this
                                                              event together and making it a success. I am inviting you
This is the wonderful part of our vocation, that as Mis-      all to attend. We need
sionaries of Charity we have created an awareness of the      your help and expertise to
                                                              make this event a success.
poor in the whole world. Twenty years ago no one would        The event will be broken
have believed that there were hungry, naked men and           up into Committees such
women around. Today the whole world knows the poor            as Food, Servers, Deco-           January 10, 2010
because of out work. And they want to share.                  rating, Clean up, Set-up            Clergy Night
                                                              and Tear Down, etc.
Why is our congregation known all over the world today?       While we have some
It is because people see what we do: feeding the hungry,      committees already
                                                              chaired, we still need
clothing the naked, taking care of the sick and the dying.    some help.
Because they see, they believe.
                                                              Our next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday
                                                              November 24th at 7:00PM in the Annex at St. Paul the
                                                              Apostle Church. All are welcome to attend.

                                                              Please contact Grand Knight Paul Diaz at (909) 591-
                                                              2411 for information regarding the next meeting, or if
                                                              you can help but cannot make the meeting.

                                                              Thanks & God Bless,
                                                              Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
  Knights of Columbus                                    November 2009                                                  Page 4




 Knights of Columbus                                                         RECIPE of THE MONTH
 Night at JoJo’s Pizza
      Kitchen                                                             Rib eye with Salsa Verde (Serves 4)
                                                                   2 16-ounce boneless Rib eye steaks
Support the Knights of Columbus                                    Pure olive oil
charities Wednesday November11th
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Jojo’s Pizza                              2 Tablespoons of Capers
Kitchen at 2923 Chino Ave. H-1,                                    Kosher salt, to taste
Chino Hills, Cal. (909) 464-2222.
                                                                   Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
JoJo’s has designated the second                                   2 Tablespoons butter
Wednesday of every month to help us                                1 Bunch Italian Parsley stems removed (leaves only)
raise funds for charity. They will do-
nate 25% of the cost of your meal to our council. JoJo’s food is   3 cloves garlic, peeled
always made fresh. When ordering just mention the Knights of       Zest of one lemon
Columbus.
                                                                   2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to dine in, take out or 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
have pizza delivered. Fund raisers exclude all discounts and      1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
coupons.
                                                                  Preparation

        Pray for our Deceased                                      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
                                                                   Salsa Verde
         Brothers and Wives                                        In a food processor, combine 3 cloves of garlic with the Italian
                                                                   parsley and pulse to a thick paste. Add the capers, lemon zest, red
  Remember our Deceased brother Knights                            wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Continue combining
                                                                   ingredients and slowly drizzle in 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
             and spouses:
                                                                   Rib Eye
                        Robert Kline                               Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black
                       Willie Williams                             pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat with pure olive oil
                      Patrick O'Curran                             to coat the bottom of the pan. Add in the steaks and cook for 5 min-
                      Manuel Buyson                                utes. Drain the oil, turn the steaks over, place 1 tablespoon of butter
                        Ernie Vestri                               on each steak and place in the oven for 5 minutes for a medium rare
                       Case Spolstra
                                                                   steak. 6 minutes for a medium steak. Remove from the oven and let
                      James O'Reiley
                                                                   rest for 4-5 minutes.
                        Julie Uehlin
                                                                   This recipe was submitted by Jose Lopez. Do you have a favorite
                      John Palmowski                               recipe you would like to share? Send it to Jose Lopez at 14124 Eve-
                        Paul Taylor                                ning View Dr. Chino Hills, Cal. 91709 or email it to jlo-
                        Bette Piasta                               pez646@aol.com.
                      Charles Musser


                  May their souls                                             Build For
      and the souls of all the faithful departed                             The Future!
                    rest in peace.
                                                                              Recruit A
                                                                           New Member!
 Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                       Page 5


                                                                 Calendar of Events

             Birthdays                                             October-November
                                                Nov 3, 4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, 7:00pm Guasti.
                        &                       Nov. 5, General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
                                                Nov. 7, Hour of Power Rosary 9:00 am Montclair Abortion
                                                         Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month.
       Anniversaries                            Nov. 8, Knights of Columbus Breakfast St Paul the Apostle
                                                         Church, 6:30am to 12:00 noon
                                                Nov 10, Bowling Night
                                                Nov. 11, JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Nov. 16 4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pmYorba
Brother’s Birthday                                       Linda John Paul Center, 6:30pm
                                                Nov. 18 1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Fr. Mike Gilsenan      11/4                     Nov. 19, Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Sal Avila              11/8                     Nov. 29 Corporate Communion, 9:30 AM, St. Paul the Apostle
Larry Clayton          11/9
Jerry Formulak         11/10                    Dec.1,     4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, Guasti 7:00pm
Edgar Katigbak         11/11                    Dec.2,     1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Mark Davis             11/17                               Annex
Jerome Bush            11/19                    Dec.3,    General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Mike Garrick           11/29                    Dec.4,     Hour of Power Rosary 9:00am Montclair Abortion
Michael Lira           11/29                              Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month
Leonardo Cobian        11/30                    Dec. 5,   Anniversary and Christmas Party, St. Paul the Apostle,
                                                          Maher Hall 5:00 P.M.
    Wife’s Birthday                             Dec.9,    JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Dec.14,   Burrito Breakfast, St. Paul the Apostle 6:30 a.m. to noon.
Virginia Gorospe       11/9                     Dec.16,    Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Katherine Palmowski    11/11                    Dec.17,    1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Linda Medina           11/15                              Annex
Marlene Cacnio         11/26                    Dec.21,    4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pm Yorba
Catherine O’Curran     11/29                              Linda
Carolyn Richardson     11/29
Natalie Gaglio         11/29

                                                                    San Gabriel Valley Chapter
       Wedding Anniversaries
                                                                           First Degree
Dan & Bernadette Burke         11/6    33rd     Nov.11    7PM, 8PM         Fr. McGuire Council,     #3851
Don & Guadalupe Naf            11/6    38th     Nov. 15   2PM, 3PM         Alhambra Council         #2431
Leonard & Mary Ceas            11/12   26th     Nov.18    7PM, 8PM         Shepherd of Ars Council, #6028
Bob & Tacie Adams              11/12   26th     Dec 2     7PM, 8PM         Mgr Corr Council         #3571
Mark & Amy Glaudini            11/13   10th     Dec. 11   2PM, 3PM         St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Tentative)
Chuck & Madelyn Kosky          11/15   59th                                                         #14007
Jerry & Denise Moser           11/15   34th
Dan & Maria Sapien             11/15   28th                                Second Degree
Ramiro & Carol Caro            11/21   22nd     Nov.21 1PM, 2PM            Fr. McGuire Council,       #3851
David & Sharon Krolikowski     11/27   27th
Josh & Lourdes Valdez          11/28   11th                                Third Degree
Richard & Cathy Cuellar        11/28   40th     Nov. 22 1PM, 2PM           Alhambra Council           #2431
Robert & Deanna Benedict       11/29   16th
Jose & Ling Yen Dato           11/29   36th     ALWAYS call the GK, FS, or Team Captain to ensure that the
David & Lupe Montoya           11/29   40th     ceremony is still taking place when/where published.
Knights of Columbus                                          November 2009                                                           Page 6




  Keeping in Touch                                                              Note from Past Grand
Often we have brother knights, or their
wives, that are home bound or hospi-                                               Knight Jim La Polla
talized or living in other facilities                                     Past Grand Knight Jim La Polla sent the following note .
where they are in need of physical
assistance. Hopefully this newsletter                                     Please convey my thanks to the council for their generous sup-
helps them to keep in touch. A phone                                      port. I had my left leg amputated below the knee in April and
call from a brother knight is often ap-                                   I've incurred large medical bills. Your support has been a wel-
preciated and can be more informative                                     come relief. At the moment I'm paying off my prosthetic leg,
than simply reading the newsletter.                                       almost $1200.00 Co-payment. Last Friday the nurse who is
                                                                          helping me to fit the leg so I can wear it comfortably told me
Brother Jim LaPolla, PGK                                                  that this leg is only a trainer. In three to six months, after I finish
is home recuperating from medical complications of diabetes and           rehab, I will need to purchase my permanent prosthesis, some-
would appreciate a phone call note or Email. He can be reached            where in the neighborhood of $2000.00 co-payment.
at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324, Home phone (909)
824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at harttx@yahoo.com.               Your continued prayers are very much appreciated. Please con-
                                                                          tinue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers.
                                                                          Vivat Jesus, Jim La Polla.
Brother Robert Benedict was an LAPD motorcycle
officer is and is currently in a rehabilitation facility in Bakersfield   Grand Knight Paul Diaz and Brother Lou Cartwright visited Jim
for treatment of brain injuries due to two on duty accidents. His
                                                                          recently. Jim is having the prosthetic leg refitted weekly because
wife Deanna has kept us updated and she states: “If some Knights
can give him a call just to say hi, it would be great. I don't think      his leg is still tender. The first wheelchair he received was too
he gets very many calls from his friends”. His cell number is             large and did not fit through the doorway. He had to wait 6
(909) 247-5711. The direct line (661) 836-2500 may work best as           weeks for a smaller chair so for that period of time he was con-
he doesn't always carry his phone with him. Ask the receptionist          fined to his room.
if he's in (sometimes they go out for a few hours). He is usually
in his apartment after 3pm. If you can, give him a call just to say       He can be reached at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324,
“Hi” it would be appreciated.                                             Home phone (909) 824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at
                                                                          harttx@yahoo.com.
Occasionally we will hear from a brother knight who has moved
away. They too would appreciate a call, letter or email from
members of our council.

Ken Passler, PGK his wife Sandee and their children                         Council Bowling Night
moved to Las Cruces New Mexico some time ago. Pam Stump
said that the Passler Family had the honor of being named the
Knights of Columbus Family of the Year in New Mexico a few                When was the last time you went bowling or took the family out
years ago. Ken’s Email address is KSPasler@msn.com. I am sure             to bowl? Come and join your brother knights and their families
he would enjoy hearing from our council members.                          for an evening of fun camaraderie and relaxation.

If you know of any brothers knight or their wives that would like              Our council will have a bowling night at Oak Tree Lanes at
to be included in this list contact Dennis Stump at (909) 597-3741        990 N. Diamond Bar Blvd., in Diamond Bar. It will be on Tues-
or Jose Lopez at (909) 591-6811.                                          day November 10, 2009. The time is
                                                                          from 6:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost
                                                                          is $10.00 per person and includes
                                                                          two hours of bowling, free shoe
          Encourage Priestly and                                          rental, a large pizza and a pitcher of
                                                                          soda per lane.
            Religious Vocations.
         Your Prayers and Support                                         For more information contact Paul
                                                                          Diaz at (909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at
             Make a Difference                                            pdiazzz@yahoo.com
Knights of Columbus                                   November 2009                                            Page 7



         4th Degree                                                  Joke of the Month
                                                                                  Only in Texas
       exemplification                                   A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a
                                                         sheriff's deputy. He thinks that he is smarter than the
We had four knights from our council make their          deputy because he is a lawyer from New York and is
Fourth Degree on October 10th at the Marriott Hotel      certain that he has a better education then any cop
in Irvine. They are; Brothers Andrew Alvarez, Jerry
                                                         from Texas . He decides to prove this to himself and
Bush (no picture available), Robert Johnson and
                                                         have some fun at the Texas deputy's expense.
Louis Safonte. All the candidates were accompanied
by their wives They all joined the St. Jude Assembly
in Brea.                                                 The deputy says, “License and registration, please.”
                                                         “What for?” says the lawyer. The deputy tells him, “You
Brothers Tom Hughes and Jeff Runtz attended the          didn't come to a complete stop at the stop sign.” Then
exemplification in support of the new Fourth Degree      the lawyer responds, “I slowed down, and no one was
Knights.                                                 coming.” “You still didn't come to a complete stop,” re-
                                                         plies the deputy. “License and registration, please.” The
Pictured to the right is Brother                         lawyer asks, “What's the difference?” “The difference is
Louis Safonte, below Brother                             you have to come to complete stop, that's the law. Li-
Andrew Alvarez and his wife                              cense and registration, please!” the Deputy repeats.
Andrea. At the bottom is                                 The Lawyer says, “If you can show me the legal differ-
Brother Robert Johnson and                               ence between slow down and stop, I'll give you my li-
his wife Marysia.                                        cense and registration; and you give me the ticket. If
                                                         not, you let me go and don't give me the ticket.”
Congratulations Sir Knights.
                                                         “That sounds fair. Please exit your vehicle, sir,” the
                                                         deputy says. At this point, the deputy takes out his
                                                         nightstick and starts beating the living daylights out of
                                                         the lawyer and says, “Do you want me to stop, or just
                                                         slow down?”.




                                                        Brother Don Gonzalez and Brother Lamar Johnson getting in a little
                                                        driver training at St. Paul’s festival last month. Do they really think this
                                                        will help them pass the DMV test?
 Knights of Columbus                                      November 2009
                                                                                                                         Page 8


                                                                                      Christmas Party
           duties of the                                                               And Councils
            Recorder                                                                  20th Anniversary
This is the fourth in our series explaining the duties of the vari-   It has been twenty years since our council was formed here in
ous council officer positions. We hope that this will help our        Chino Hills. We will be celebrating this milestone event along with
members have a better understanding of the duties of the vari-        our annual Christmas Party on December 5th. At 5:00 P.M. at St.
ous officers and Service Program Directors. We will continue          Paul the Apostle Maher Hall. Dinner will be a Pot Luck with the
to provide a description of the other positions in the coming         council providing the main course of Ham and turkey. Sign ups for
months.                                                               the pot luck will be available by contacting Grand Knight Paul Diaz
                                                                      at .(909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at pdiazzz@yahoo.com. Paul
The following is a description of the duties of the Recorder as       would also would like to have an estimate of how many will be
found in the Charter Constitution Laws of the Knights of Co-          attending the event. The council will provide soft drinks, water and
lumbus.                                                               coffee. You are welcome to bring your own holiday spirits.

The Recorder shall keep true records                                  Dinner will start at 6:30 P. M. with a DJ providing music for danc-
of the doings of his council upon                                     ing from 7:30 P. M. until 11:00 P. M.
books approved by the Board of Di-
rectors and furnished by the Supreme                                  Santa Claus will be visiting some time in the evening so please
Secretary at the expense of the coun-                                 bring a wrapped gift for any children that will be attending with
cil: conduct all correspondence of the                                you.
council and shall perform such duties
as the council or the Order may di-                                   There will also be a White Ele-
rect.                                                                 phant Christmas Gift Exchange.
                                                                      Each person wishing to partici-
What Really Happens?                                                  pate in the gift exchange should
                                                                      bring a gift with a maximum
The Recorder keeps a true record of                                   value of $20.00. These are not
all the actions of the council. He                                    couples presents but individual
should use the “Recorders Minute                                      gifts.
                                            Council Recorder
Book” (#1403 available from the
                                           Brother Jose Lopez         Please join us for dinner and an
Supreme Council Supply Depart-                                                                             Brother Mike Leeming and his
ment) to record the minutes of all                                    evening with your brother knights    family at last years Christmas
council meetings. Currently we are keeping printed copies of          and their families and some danc-
all council meetings as well as storing them on computer.             ing.

From a practical point of view most correspondence is handled                        Prayer for Priests
by the Grand Knight.
                                                                      Ever-living God and Father of us all, you give to your Church
Our Recorder also writes and publishes the monthly newsletter, the Priesthood of your Son, Jesus, and by the power of the Holy
keeps the attendance roster of all meetings as well as the min- Spirit, you provide holy priests for a holy people.
utes of the Officers meetings and General meetings.
                                                                      We pray for all our priests, who announce the Word of God and
          Newsletter Sent via E-Mail                                  celebrate the Sacraments, for those who are young and those
                                                                      who are old, for those who serve in difficult and trying circum-
The newsletter is going via E-mail to members for whom we             stances, for those who are faithful and those who are faltering,
have an E-mail address. It is in PDF format and can be                and for those who have died.
opened with Adobe Reader, a free download file at
Adobe.com.                                                            We entrust all our priests to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, that they may persevere with fidelity
If we don’t have your E-mail address you will get the news-           to you and to your Church. With Saint John Vianney, patron of
letter by U. S. mail. If you wish to get the newsletter by U. S.      priests, we pray that our priests may never fail to lead us to you.
mail rather than E-mail or if you prefer E-mail, contact Jose         We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lopez at: jlopez646@aol.com or at (909) 591-6811 .
 Knights of Columbus                                November 2009                              Page 9


Sandra’s Mexican Grill &
  Cantina Now Open




                                             OPEN




 Sandra’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is now open at
       14670 Pipeline Ave., in Chino Hills.




             Be a friend                                            Your Business Card could
                                                                             be here
                                                                          for as little as
                                                                             $25.00
                                                                         For one year.
                                                                         Contact Jose Lopez at
                                                                            (909) 591-6811
  Ask a friend to join the                                             Or E-mail: jlopez@aol.com

  Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Chino Valley Council #10234
P.O. Box 145
Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




                                   PGK Richard Contreras
                                   6185 Woodbridge St.
                                   Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                     Knights of Columbus
                                  Chino Valley Council #10234

                                        Past Grand Knights
                              Joe Bok              Jan. 1990 thru July 1990
                              Lou Cartwright       July 1990 thru June 1991
                              Jim LaPolla          July 1991 thru June 1992
                              Ken Passler          July 1992 thru June 1993
                              Richard Contreras    July 1993 thru June 1994
                              Joe Bok              July 1994 thru June 1995
                              Santi Gorospe        July 1995 thru June 1996
                              David Vezzetti       July 1996 thru June 1997
                              Doug Loucks          July 1997 thru June 1998
                              Richard Garrido      July 1998 thru June 1999
                              Dennis Stump         July 1999 thru June 2000
                              Jeff Runtz           July 2000 thru June 2002
                              Art Kirby            July 2002 thru June 2004
                              Rudy Castro          July 2004 thru June 2005
                              Manuel Padilla       July 2005 thru June 2006
                              Steve Gomez          July 2006 thru June 2007
                              Tom Hughes           July 2007 thru June 2008
                              Paul Diaz            July 2008 thru June 2009
      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night into the streets, espe-    Diocese. It is usually attended by Knights and their wives.
cially around the train station, between 10 P. M. and         Knights from every parish in the Diocese bring their re-
2P.M. to pick up the homeless and take them to the home       spective clergy.
we have on San Gregorio al Cielo.
                                                              This large event will be attended by approximately 150 to
The last time I was in Rome, I found it unbearable to see     200 people who come from as far away as Palm Springs.
so many homeless people living that way. So I went to see     This year, we are expecting Bishop Gerald R. Barnes and
                                                              Bishop Rutilio Del Riego to attend. There is also the pos-
the mayor of Rome and said “Give me a place for these         sibility that the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus
people, because they refuse to come with us and would         the Vice Deputy and the chaplains are expected to attend.
rather stay where they are.” He and his staff responded
wonderfully. In a few days they offered us a very nice        The tentative schedule for the evening is a cocktail hour
                                                              from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Dinner will be served at ap-
place near the Termini Train Station. At present, all those   proximately 7:15PM followed by comments from various
who have nowhere else to spend the night except in the        dignitaries.
streets go there and sleep in beds, In the morning they
leave.                                                        We are asking ALL Knights to participate in putting this
                                                              event together and making it a success. I am inviting you
This is the wonderful part of our vocation, that as Mis-      all to attend. We need
sionaries of Charity we have created an awareness of the      your help and expertise to
                                                              make this event a success.
poor in the whole world. Twenty years ago no one would        The event will be broken
have believed that there were hungry, naked men and           up into Committees such
women around. Today the whole world knows the poor            as Food, Servers, Deco-           January 10, 2010
because of out work. And they want to share.                  rating, Clean up, Set-up            Clergy Night
                                                              and Tear Down, etc.
Why is our congregation known all over the world today?       While we have some
It is because people see what we do: feeding the hungry,      committees already
                                                              chaired, we still need
clothing the naked, taking care of the sick and the dying.    some help.
Because they see, they believe.
                                                              Our next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday
                                                              November 24th at 7:00PM in the Annex at St. Paul the
                                                              Apostle Church. All are welcome to attend.

                                                              Please contact Grand Knight Paul Diaz at (909) 591-
                                                              2411 for information regarding the next meeting, or if
                                                              you can help but cannot make the meeting.

                                                              Thanks & God Bless,
                                                              Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
  Knights of Columbus                                    November 2009                                                  Page 4




 Knights of Columbus                                                         RECIPE of THE MONTH
 Night at JoJo’s Pizza
      Kitchen                                                             Rib eye with Salsa Verde (Serves 4)
                                                                   2 16-ounce boneless Rib eye steaks
Support the Knights of Columbus                                    Pure olive oil
charities Wednesday November11th
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Jojo’s Pizza                              2 Tablespoons of Capers
Kitchen at 2923 Chino Ave. H-1,                                    Kosher salt, to taste
Chino Hills, Cal. (909) 464-2222.
                                                                   Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
JoJo’s has designated the second                                   2 Tablespoons butter
Wednesday of every month to help us                                1 Bunch Italian Parsley stems removed (leaves only)
raise funds for charity. They will do-
nate 25% of the cost of your meal to our council. JoJo’s food is   3 cloves garlic, peeled
always made fresh. When ordering just mention the Knights of       Zest of one lemon
Columbus.
                                                                   2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to dine in, take out or 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
have pizza delivered. Fund raisers exclude all discounts and      1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
coupons.
                                                                  Preparation

        Pray for our Deceased                                      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
                                                                   Salsa Verde
         Brothers and Wives                                        In a food processor, combine 3 cloves of garlic with the Italian
                                                                   parsley and pulse to a thick paste. Add the capers, lemon zest, red
  Remember our Deceased brother Knights                            wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Continue combining
                                                                   ingredients and slowly drizzle in 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
             and spouses:
                                                                   Rib Eye
                        Robert Kline                               Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black
                       Willie Williams                             pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat with pure olive oil
                      Patrick O'Curran                             to coat the bottom of the pan. Add in the steaks and cook for 5 min-
                      Manuel Buyson                                utes. Drain the oil, turn the steaks over, place 1 tablespoon of butter
                        Ernie Vestri                               on each steak and place in the oven for 5 minutes for a medium rare
                       Case Spolstra
                                                                   steak. 6 minutes for a medium steak. Remove from the oven and let
                      James O'Reiley
                                                                   rest for 4-5 minutes.
                        Julie Uehlin
                                                                   This recipe was submitted by Jose Lopez. Do you have a favorite
                      John Palmowski                               recipe you would like to share? Send it to Jose Lopez at 14124 Eve-
                        Paul Taylor                                ning View Dr. Chino Hills, Cal. 91709 or email it to jlo-
                        Bette Piasta                               pez646@aol.com.
                      Charles Musser


                  May their souls                                             Build For
      and the souls of all the faithful departed                             The Future!
                    rest in peace.
                                                                              Recruit A
                                                                           New Member!
 Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                       Page 5


                                                                 Calendar of Events

             Birthdays                                             October-November
                                                Nov 3, 4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, 7:00pm Guasti.
                        &                       Nov. 5, General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
                                                Nov. 7, Hour of Power Rosary 9:00 am Montclair Abortion
                                                         Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month.
       Anniversaries                            Nov. 8, Knights of Columbus Breakfast St Paul the Apostle
                                                         Church, 6:30am to 12:00 noon
                                                Nov 10, Bowling Night
                                                Nov. 11, JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Nov. 16 4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pmYorba
Brother’s Birthday                                       Linda John Paul Center, 6:30pm
                                                Nov. 18 1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Fr. Mike Gilsenan      11/4                     Nov. 19, Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Sal Avila              11/8                     Nov. 29 Corporate Communion, 9:30 AM, St. Paul the Apostle
Larry Clayton          11/9
Jerry Formulak         11/10                    Dec.1,     4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, Guasti 7:00pm
Edgar Katigbak         11/11                    Dec.2,     1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Mark Davis             11/17                               Annex
Jerome Bush            11/19                    Dec.3,    General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Mike Garrick           11/29                    Dec.4,     Hour of Power Rosary 9:00am Montclair Abortion
Michael Lira           11/29                              Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month
Leonardo Cobian        11/30                    Dec. 5,   Anniversary and Christmas Party, St. Paul the Apostle,
                                                          Maher Hall 5:00 P.M.
    Wife’s Birthday                             Dec.9,    JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Dec.14,   Burrito Breakfast, St. Paul the Apostle 6:30 a.m. to noon.
Virginia Gorospe       11/9                     Dec.16,    Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Katherine Palmowski    11/11                    Dec.17,    1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Linda Medina           11/15                              Annex
Marlene Cacnio         11/26                    Dec.21,    4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pm Yorba
Catherine O’Curran     11/29                              Linda
Carolyn Richardson     11/29
Natalie Gaglio         11/29

                                                                    San Gabriel Valley Chapter
       Wedding Anniversaries
                                                                           First Degree
Dan & Bernadette Burke         11/6    33rd     Nov.11    7PM, 8PM         Fr. McGuire Council,     #3851
Don & Guadalupe Naf            11/6    38th     Nov. 15   2PM, 3PM         Alhambra Council         #2431
Leonard & Mary Ceas            11/12   26th     Nov.18    7PM, 8PM         Shepherd of Ars Council, #6028
Bob & Tacie Adams              11/12   26th     Dec 2     7PM, 8PM         Mgr Corr Council         #3571
Mark & Amy Glaudini            11/13   10th     Dec. 11   2PM, 3PM         St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Tentative)
Chuck & Madelyn Kosky          11/15   59th                                                         #14007
Jerry & Denise Moser           11/15   34th
Dan & Maria Sapien             11/15   28th                                Second Degree
Ramiro & Carol Caro            11/21   22nd     Nov.21 1PM, 2PM            Fr. McGuire Council,       #3851
David & Sharon Krolikowski     11/27   27th
Josh & Lourdes Valdez          11/28   11th                                Third Degree
Richard & Cathy Cuellar        11/28   40th     Nov. 22 1PM, 2PM           Alhambra Council           #2431
Robert & Deanna Benedict       11/29   16th
Jose & Ling Yen Dato           11/29   36th     ALWAYS call the GK, FS, or Team Captain to ensure that the
David & Lupe Montoya           11/29   40th     ceremony is still taking place when/where published.
Knights of Columbus                                          November 2009                                                           Page 6




  Keeping in Touch                                                              Note from Past Grand
Often we have brother knights, or their
wives, that are home bound or hospi-                                               Knight Jim La Polla
talized or living in other facilities                                     Past Grand Knight Jim La Polla sent the following note .
where they are in need of physical
assistance. Hopefully this newsletter                                     Please convey my thanks to the council for their generous sup-
helps them to keep in touch. A phone                                      port. I had my left leg amputated below the knee in April and
call from a brother knight is often ap-                                   I've incurred large medical bills. Your support has been a wel-
preciated and can be more informative                                     come relief. At the moment I'm paying off my prosthetic leg,
than simply reading the newsletter.                                       almost $1200.00 Co-payment. Last Friday the nurse who is
                                                                          helping me to fit the leg so I can wear it comfortably told me
Brother Jim LaPolla, PGK                                                  that this leg is only a trainer. In three to six months, after I finish
is home recuperating from medical complications of diabetes and           rehab, I will need to purchase my permanent prosthesis, some-
would appreciate a phone call note or Email. He can be reached            where in the neighborhood of $2000.00 co-payment.
at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324, Home phone (909)
824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at harttx@yahoo.com.               Your continued prayers are very much appreciated. Please con-
                                                                          tinue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers.
                                                                          Vivat Jesus, Jim La Polla.
Brother Robert Benedict was an LAPD motorcycle
officer is and is currently in a rehabilitation facility in Bakersfield   Grand Knight Paul Diaz and Brother Lou Cartwright visited Jim
for treatment of brain injuries due to two on duty accidents. His
                                                                          recently. Jim is having the prosthetic leg refitted weekly because
wife Deanna has kept us updated and she states: “If some Knights
can give him a call just to say hi, it would be great. I don't think      his leg is still tender. The first wheelchair he received was too
he gets very many calls from his friends”. His cell number is             large and did not fit through the doorway. He had to wait 6
(909) 247-5711. The direct line (661) 836-2500 may work best as           weeks for a smaller chair so for that period of time he was con-
he doesn't always carry his phone with him. Ask the receptionist          fined to his room.
if he's in (sometimes they go out for a few hours). He is usually
in his apartment after 3pm. If you can, give him a call just to say       He can be reached at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324,
“Hi” it would be appreciated.                                             Home phone (909) 824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at
                                                                          harttx@yahoo.com.
Occasionally we will hear from a brother knight who has moved
away. They too would appreciate a call, letter or email from
members of our council.

Ken Passler, PGK his wife Sandee and their children                         Council Bowling Night
moved to Las Cruces New Mexico some time ago. Pam Stump
said that the Passler Family had the honor of being named the
Knights of Columbus Family of the Year in New Mexico a few                When was the last time you went bowling or took the family out
years ago. Ken’s Email address is KSPasler@msn.com. I am sure             to bowl? Come and join your brother knights and their families
he would enjoy hearing from our council members.                          for an evening of fun camaraderie and relaxation.

If you know of any brothers knight or their wives that would like              Our council will have a bowling night at Oak Tree Lanes at
to be included in this list contact Dennis Stump at (909) 597-3741        990 N. Diamond Bar Blvd., in Diamond Bar. It will be on Tues-
or Jose Lopez at (909) 591-6811.                                          day November 10, 2009. The time is
                                                                          from 6:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost
                                                                          is $10.00 per person and includes
                                                                          two hours of bowling, free shoe
          Encourage Priestly and                                          rental, a large pizza and a pitcher of
                                                                          soda per lane.
            Religious Vocations.
         Your Prayers and Support                                         For more information contact Paul
                                                                          Diaz at (909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at
             Make a Difference                                            pdiazzz@yahoo.com
Knights of Columbus                                   November 2009                                            Page 7



         4th Degree                                                  Joke of the Month
                                                                                  Only in Texas
       exemplification                                   A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a
                                                         sheriff's deputy. He thinks that he is smarter than the
We had four knights from our council make their          deputy because he is a lawyer from New York and is
Fourth Degree on October 10th at the Marriott Hotel      certain that he has a better education then any cop
in Irvine. They are; Brothers Andrew Alvarez, Jerry
                                                         from Texas . He decides to prove this to himself and
Bush (no picture available), Robert Johnson and
                                                         have some fun at the Texas deputy's expense.
Louis Safonte. All the candidates were accompanied
by their wives They all joined the St. Jude Assembly
in Brea.                                                 The deputy says, “License and registration, please.”
                                                         “What for?” says the lawyer. The deputy tells him, “You
Brothers Tom Hughes and Jeff Runtz attended the          didn't come to a complete stop at the stop sign.” Then
exemplification in support of the new Fourth Degree      the lawyer responds, “I slowed down, and no one was
Knights.                                                 coming.” “You still didn't come to a complete stop,” re-
                                                         plies the deputy. “License and registration, please.” The
Pictured to the right is Brother                         lawyer asks, “What's the difference?” “The difference is
Louis Safonte, below Brother                             you have to come to complete stop, that's the law. Li-
Andrew Alvarez and his wife                              cense and registration, please!” the Deputy repeats.
Andrea. At the bottom is                                 The Lawyer says, “If you can show me the legal differ-
Brother Robert Johnson and                               ence between slow down and stop, I'll give you my li-
his wife Marysia.                                        cense and registration; and you give me the ticket. If
                                                         not, you let me go and don't give me the ticket.”
Congratulations Sir Knights.
                                                         “That sounds fair. Please exit your vehicle, sir,” the
                                                         deputy says. At this point, the deputy takes out his
                                                         nightstick and starts beating the living daylights out of
                                                         the lawyer and says, “Do you want me to stop, or just
                                                         slow down?”.




                                                        Brother Don Gonzalez and Brother Lamar Johnson getting in a little
                                                        driver training at St. Paul’s festival last month. Do they really think this
                                                        will help them pass the DMV test?
 Knights of Columbus                                      November 2009
                                                                                                                         Page 8


                                                                                      Christmas Party
           duties of the                                                               And Councils
            Recorder                                                                  20th Anniversary
This is the fourth in our series explaining the duties of the vari-   It has been twenty years since our council was formed here in
ous council officer positions. We hope that this will help our        Chino Hills. We will be celebrating this milestone event along with
members have a better understanding of the duties of the vari-        our annual Christmas Party on December 5th. At 5:00 P.M. at St.
ous officers and Service Program Directors. We will continue          Paul the Apostle Maher Hall. Dinner will be a Pot Luck with the
to provide a description of the other positions in the coming         council providing the main course of Ham and turkey. Sign ups for
months.                                                               the pot luck will be available by contacting Grand Knight Paul Diaz
                                                                      at .(909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at pdiazzz@yahoo.com. Paul
The following is a description of the duties of the Recorder as       would also would like to have an estimate of how many will be
found in the Charter Constitution Laws of the Knights of Co-          attending the event. The council will provide soft drinks, water and
lumbus.                                                               coffee. You are welcome to bring your own holiday spirits.

The Recorder shall keep true records                                  Dinner will start at 6:30 P. M. with a DJ providing music for danc-
of the doings of his council upon                                     ing from 7:30 P. M. until 11:00 P. M.
books approved by the Board of Di-
rectors and furnished by the Supreme                                  Santa Claus will be visiting some time in the evening so please
Secretary at the expense of the coun-                                 bring a wrapped gift for any children that will be attending with
cil: conduct all correspondence of the                                you.
council and shall perform such duties
as the council or the Order may di-                                   There will also be a White Ele-
rect.                                                                 phant Christmas Gift Exchange.
                                                                      Each person wishing to partici-
What Really Happens?                                                  pate in the gift exchange should
                                                                      bring a gift with a maximum
The Recorder keeps a true record of                                   value of $20.00. These are not
all the actions of the council. He                                    couples presents but individual
should use the “Recorders Minute                                      gifts.
                                            Council Recorder
Book” (#1403 available from the
                                           Brother Jose Lopez         Please join us for dinner and an
Supreme Council Supply Depart-                                                                             Brother Mike Leeming and his
ment) to record the minutes of all                                    evening with your brother knights    family at last years Christmas
council meetings. Currently we are keeping printed copies of          and their families and some danc-
all council meetings as well as storing them on computer.             ing.

From a practical point of view most correspondence is handled                        Prayer for Priests
by the Grand Knight.
                                                                      Ever-living God and Father of us all, you give to your Church
Our Recorder also writes and publishes the monthly newsletter, the Priesthood of your Son, Jesus, and by the power of the Holy
keeps the attendance roster of all meetings as well as the min- Spirit, you provide holy priests for a holy people.
utes of the Officers meetings and General meetings.
                                                                      We pray for all our priests, who announce the Word of God and
          Newsletter Sent via E-Mail                                  celebrate the Sacraments, for those who are young and those
                                                                      who are old, for those who serve in difficult and trying circum-
The newsletter is going via E-mail to members for whom we             stances, for those who are faithful and those who are faltering,
have an E-mail address. It is in PDF format and can be                and for those who have died.
opened with Adobe Reader, a free download file at
Adobe.com.                                                            We entrust all our priests to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, that they may persevere with fidelity
If we don’t have your E-mail address you will get the news-           to you and to your Church. With Saint John Vianney, patron of
letter by U. S. mail. If you wish to get the newsletter by U. S.      priests, we pray that our priests may never fail to lead us to you.
mail rather than E-mail or if you prefer E-mail, contact Jose         We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lopez at: jlopez646@aol.com or at (909) 591-6811 .
 Knights of Columbus                                November 2009                              Page 9


Sandra’s Mexican Grill &
  Cantina Now Open




                                             OPEN




 Sandra’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is now open at
       14670 Pipeline Ave., in Chino Hills.




             Be a friend                                            Your Business Card could
                                                                             be here
                                                                          for as little as
                                                                             $25.00
                                                                         For one year.
                                                                         Contact Jose Lopez at
                                                                            (909) 591-6811
  Ask a friend to join the                                             Or E-mail: jlopez@aol.com

  Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Chino Valley Council #10234
P.O. Box 145
Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




                                    Roland Cormier
                                   15511 Sandusky Lane
                                   Westminister, Calif. 92683




__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                     Knights of Columbus
                                  Chino Valley Council #10234

                                        Past Grand Knights
                              Joe Bok              Jan. 1990 thru July 1990
                              Lou Cartwright       July 1990 thru June 1991
                              Jim LaPolla          July 1991 thru June 1992
                              Ken Passler          July 1992 thru June 1993
                              Richard Contreras    July 1993 thru June 1994
                              Joe Bok              July 1994 thru June 1995
                              Santi Gorospe        July 1995 thru June 1996
                              David Vezzetti       July 1996 thru June 1997
                              Doug Loucks          July 1997 thru June 1998
                              Richard Garrido      July 1998 thru June 1999
                              Dennis Stump         July 1999 thru June 2000
                              Jeff Runtz           July 2000 thru June 2002
                              Art Kirby            July 2002 thru June 2004
                              Rudy Castro          July 2004 thru June 2005
                              Manuel Padilla       July 2005 thru June 2006
                              Steve Gomez          July 2006 thru June 2007
                              Tom Hughes           July 2007 thru June 2008
                              Paul Diaz            July 2008 thru June 2009
      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night into the streets, espe-    Diocese. It is usually attended by Knights and their wives.
cially around the train station, between 10 P. M. and         Knights from every parish in the Diocese bring their re-
2P.M. to pick up the homeless and take them to the home       spective clergy.
we have on San Gregorio al Cielo.
                                                              This large event will be attended by approximately 150 to
The last time I was in Rome, I found it unbearable to see     200 people who come from as far away as Palm Springs.
so many homeless people living that way. So I went to see     This year, we are expecting Bishop Gerald R. Barnes and
                                                              Bishop Rutilio Del Riego to attend. There is also the pos-
the mayor of Rome and said “Give me a place for these         sibility that the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus
people, because they refuse to come with us and would         the Vice Deputy and the chaplains are expected to attend.
rather stay where they are.” He and his staff responded
wonderfully. In a few days they offered us a very nice        The tentative schedule for the evening is a cocktail hour
                                                              from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Dinner will be served at ap-
place near the Termini Train Station. At present, all those   proximately 7:15PM followed by comments from various
who have nowhere else to spend the night except in the        dignitaries.
streets go there and sleep in beds, In the morning they
leave.                                                        We are asking ALL Knights to participate in putting this
                                                              event together and making it a success. I am inviting you
This is the wonderful part of our vocation, that as Mis-      all to attend. We need
sionaries of Charity we have created an awareness of the      your help and expertise to
                                                              make this event a success.
poor in the whole world. Twenty years ago no one would        The event will be broken
have believed that there were hungry, naked men and           up into Committees such
women around. Today the whole world knows the poor            as Food, Servers, Deco-           January 10, 2010
because of out work. And they want to share.                  rating, Clean up, Set-up            Clergy Night
                                                              and Tear Down, etc.
Why is our congregation known all over the world today?       While we have some
It is because people see what we do: feeding the hungry,      committees already
                                                              chaired, we still need
clothing the naked, taking care of the sick and the dying.    some help.
Because they see, they believe.
                                                              Our next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday
                                                              November 24th at 7:00PM in the Annex at St. Paul the
                                                              Apostle Church. All are welcome to attend.

                                                              Please contact Grand Knight Paul Diaz at (909) 591-
                                                              2411 for information regarding the next meeting, or if
                                                              you can help but cannot make the meeting.

                                                              Thanks & God Bless,
                                                              Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
  Knights of Columbus                                    November 2009                                                  Page 4




 Knights of Columbus                                                         RECIPE of THE MONTH
 Night at JoJo’s Pizza
      Kitchen                                                             Rib eye with Salsa Verde (Serves 4)
                                                                   2 16-ounce boneless Rib eye steaks
Support the Knights of Columbus                                    Pure olive oil
charities Wednesday November11th
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Jojo’s Pizza                              2 Tablespoons of Capers
Kitchen at 2923 Chino Ave. H-1,                                    Kosher salt, to taste
Chino Hills, Cal. (909) 464-2222.
                                                                   Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
JoJo’s has designated the second                                   2 Tablespoons butter
Wednesday of every month to help us                                1 Bunch Italian Parsley stems removed (leaves only)
raise funds for charity. They will do-
nate 25% of the cost of your meal to our council. JoJo’s food is   3 cloves garlic, peeled
always made fresh. When ordering just mention the Knights of       Zest of one lemon
Columbus.
                                                                   2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to dine in, take out or 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
have pizza delivered. Fund raisers exclude all discounts and      1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
coupons.
                                                                  Preparation

        Pray for our Deceased                                      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
                                                                   Salsa Verde
         Brothers and Wives                                        In a food processor, combine 3 cloves of garlic with the Italian
                                                                   parsley and pulse to a thick paste. Add the capers, lemon zest, red
  Remember our Deceased brother Knights                            wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Continue combining
                                                                   ingredients and slowly drizzle in 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
             and spouses:
                                                                   Rib Eye
                        Robert Kline                               Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black
                       Willie Williams                             pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat with pure olive oil
                      Patrick O'Curran                             to coat the bottom of the pan. Add in the steaks and cook for 5 min-
                      Manuel Buyson                                utes. Drain the oil, turn the steaks over, place 1 tablespoon of butter
                        Ernie Vestri                               on each steak and place in the oven for 5 minutes for a medium rare
                       Case Spolstra
                                                                   steak. 6 minutes for a medium steak. Remove from the oven and let
                      James O'Reiley
                                                                   rest for 4-5 minutes.
                        Julie Uehlin
                                                                   This recipe was submitted by Jose Lopez. Do you have a favorite
                      John Palmowski                               recipe you would like to share? Send it to Jose Lopez at 14124 Eve-
                        Paul Taylor                                ning View Dr. Chino Hills, Cal. 91709 or email it to jlo-
                        Bette Piasta                               pez646@aol.com.
                      Charles Musser


                  May their souls                                             Build For
      and the souls of all the faithful departed                             The Future!
                    rest in peace.
                                                                              Recruit A
                                                                           New Member!
 Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                       Page 5


                                                                 Calendar of Events

             Birthdays                                             October-November
                                                Nov 3, 4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, 7:00pm Guasti.
                        &                       Nov. 5, General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
                                                Nov. 7, Hour of Power Rosary 9:00 am Montclair Abortion
                                                         Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month.
       Anniversaries                            Nov. 8, Knights of Columbus Breakfast St Paul the Apostle
                                                         Church, 6:30am to 12:00 noon
                                                Nov 10, Bowling Night
                                                Nov. 11, JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Nov. 16 4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pmYorba
Brother’s Birthday                                       Linda John Paul Center, 6:30pm
                                                Nov. 18 1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Fr. Mike Gilsenan      11/4                     Nov. 19, Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Sal Avila              11/8                     Nov. 29 Corporate Communion, 9:30 AM, St. Paul the Apostle
Larry Clayton          11/9
Jerry Formulak         11/10                    Dec.1,     4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, Guasti 7:00pm
Edgar Katigbak         11/11                    Dec.2,     1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Mark Davis             11/17                               Annex
Jerome Bush            11/19                    Dec.3,    General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Mike Garrick           11/29                    Dec.4,     Hour of Power Rosary 9:00am Montclair Abortion
Michael Lira           11/29                              Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month
Leonardo Cobian        11/30                    Dec. 5,   Anniversary and Christmas Party, St. Paul the Apostle,
                                                          Maher Hall 5:00 P.M.
    Wife’s Birthday                             Dec.9,    JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Dec.14,   Burrito Breakfast, St. Paul the Apostle 6:30 a.m. to noon.
Virginia Gorospe       11/9                     Dec.16,    Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Katherine Palmowski    11/11                    Dec.17,    1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Linda Medina           11/15                              Annex
Marlene Cacnio         11/26                    Dec.21,    4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pm Yorba
Catherine O’Curran     11/29                              Linda
Carolyn Richardson     11/29
Natalie Gaglio         11/29

                                                                    San Gabriel Valley Chapter
       Wedding Anniversaries
                                                                           First Degree
Dan & Bernadette Burke         11/6    33rd     Nov.11    7PM, 8PM         Fr. McGuire Council,     #3851
Don & Guadalupe Naf            11/6    38th     Nov. 15   2PM, 3PM         Alhambra Council         #2431
Leonard & Mary Ceas            11/12   26th     Nov.18    7PM, 8PM         Shepherd of Ars Council, #6028
Bob & Tacie Adams              11/12   26th     Dec 2     7PM, 8PM         Mgr Corr Council         #3571
Mark & Amy Glaudini            11/13   10th     Dec. 11   2PM, 3PM         St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Tentative)
Chuck & Madelyn Kosky          11/15   59th                                                         #14007
Jerry & Denise Moser           11/15   34th
Dan & Maria Sapien             11/15   28th                                Second Degree
Ramiro & Carol Caro            11/21   22nd     Nov.21 1PM, 2PM            Fr. McGuire Council,       #3851
David & Sharon Krolikowski     11/27   27th
Josh & Lourdes Valdez          11/28   11th                                Third Degree
Richard & Cathy Cuellar        11/28   40th     Nov. 22 1PM, 2PM           Alhambra Council           #2431
Robert & Deanna Benedict       11/29   16th
Jose & Ling Yen Dato           11/29   36th     ALWAYS call the GK, FS, or Team Captain to ensure that the
David & Lupe Montoya           11/29   40th     ceremony is still taking place when/where published.
Knights of Columbus                                          November 2009                                                           Page 6




  Keeping in Touch                                                              Note from Past Grand
Often we have brother knights, or their
wives, that are home bound or hospi-                                               Knight Jim La Polla
talized or living in other facilities                                     Past Grand Knight Jim La Polla sent the following note .
where they are in need of physical
assistance. Hopefully this newsletter                                     Please convey my thanks to the council for their generous sup-
helps them to keep in touch. A phone                                      port. I had my left leg amputated below the knee in April and
call from a brother knight is often ap-                                   I've incurred large medical bills. Your support has been a wel-
preciated and can be more informative                                     come relief. At the moment I'm paying off my prosthetic leg,
than simply reading the newsletter.                                       almost $1200.00 Co-payment. Last Friday the nurse who is
                                                                          helping me to fit the leg so I can wear it comfortably told me
Brother Jim LaPolla, PGK                                                  that this leg is only a trainer. In three to six months, after I finish
is home recuperating from medical complications of diabetes and           rehab, I will need to purchase my permanent prosthesis, some-
would appreciate a phone call note or Email. He can be reached            where in the neighborhood of $2000.00 co-payment.
at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324, Home phone (909)
824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at harttx@yahoo.com.               Your continued prayers are very much appreciated. Please con-
                                                                          tinue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers.
                                                                          Vivat Jesus, Jim La Polla.
Brother Robert Benedict was an LAPD motorcycle
officer is and is currently in a rehabilitation facility in Bakersfield   Grand Knight Paul Diaz and Brother Lou Cartwright visited Jim
for treatment of brain injuries due to two on duty accidents. His
                                                                          recently. Jim is having the prosthetic leg refitted weekly because
wife Deanna has kept us updated and she states: “If some Knights
can give him a call just to say hi, it would be great. I don't think      his leg is still tender. The first wheelchair he received was too
he gets very many calls from his friends”. His cell number is             large and did not fit through the doorway. He had to wait 6
(909) 247-5711. The direct line (661) 836-2500 may work best as           weeks for a smaller chair so for that period of time he was con-
he doesn't always carry his phone with him. Ask the receptionist          fined to his room.
if he's in (sometimes they go out for a few hours). He is usually
in his apartment after 3pm. If you can, give him a call just to say       He can be reached at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324,
“Hi” it would be appreciated.                                             Home phone (909) 824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at
                                                                          harttx@yahoo.com.
Occasionally we will hear from a brother knight who has moved
away. They too would appreciate a call, letter or email from
members of our council.

Ken Passler, PGK his wife Sandee and their children                         Council Bowling Night
moved to Las Cruces New Mexico some time ago. Pam Stump
said that the Passler Family had the honor of being named the
Knights of Columbus Family of the Year in New Mexico a few                When was the last time you went bowling or took the family out
years ago. Ken’s Email address is KSPasler@msn.com. I am sure             to bowl? Come and join your brother knights and their families
he would enjoy hearing from our council members.                          for an evening of fun camaraderie and relaxation.

If you know of any brothers knight or their wives that would like              Our council will have a bowling night at Oak Tree Lanes at
to be included in this list contact Dennis Stump at (909) 597-3741        990 N. Diamond Bar Blvd., in Diamond Bar. It will be on Tues-
or Jose Lopez at (909) 591-6811.                                          day November 10, 2009. The time is
                                                                          from 6:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost
                                                                          is $10.00 per person and includes
                                                                          two hours of bowling, free shoe
          Encourage Priestly and                                          rental, a large pizza and a pitcher of
                                                                          soda per lane.
            Religious Vocations.
         Your Prayers and Support                                         For more information contact Paul
                                                                          Diaz at (909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at
             Make a Difference                                            pdiazzz@yahoo.com
Knights of Columbus                                   November 2009                                            Page 7



         4th Degree                                                  Joke of the Month
                                                                                  Only in Texas
       exemplification                                   A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a
                                                         sheriff's deputy. He thinks that he is smarter than the
We had four knights from our council make their          deputy because he is a lawyer from New York and is
Fourth Degree on October 10th at the Marriott Hotel      certain that he has a better education then any cop
in Irvine. They are; Brothers Andrew Alvarez, Jerry
                                                         from Texas . He decides to prove this to himself and
Bush (no picture available), Robert Johnson and
                                                         have some fun at the Texas deputy's expense.
Louis Safonte. All the candidates were accompanied
by their wives They all joined the St. Jude Assembly
in Brea.                                                 The deputy says, “License and registration, please.”
                                                         “What for?” says the lawyer. The deputy tells him, “You
Brothers Tom Hughes and Jeff Runtz attended the          didn't come to a complete stop at the stop sign.” Then
exemplification in support of the new Fourth Degree      the lawyer responds, “I slowed down, and no one was
Knights.                                                 coming.” “You still didn't come to a complete stop,” re-
                                                         plies the deputy. “License and registration, please.” The
Pictured to the right is Brother                         lawyer asks, “What's the difference?” “The difference is
Louis Safonte, below Brother                             you have to come to complete stop, that's the law. Li-
Andrew Alvarez and his wife                              cense and registration, please!” the Deputy repeats.
Andrea. At the bottom is                                 The Lawyer says, “If you can show me the legal differ-
Brother Robert Johnson and                               ence between slow down and stop, I'll give you my li-
his wife Marysia.                                        cense and registration; and you give me the ticket. If
                                                         not, you let me go and don't give me the ticket.”
Congratulations Sir Knights.
                                                         “That sounds fair. Please exit your vehicle, sir,” the
                                                         deputy says. At this point, the deputy takes out his
                                                         nightstick and starts beating the living daylights out of
                                                         the lawyer and says, “Do you want me to stop, or just
                                                         slow down?”.




                                                        Brother Don Gonzalez and Brother Lamar Johnson getting in a little
                                                        driver training at St. Paul’s festival last month. Do they really think this
                                                        will help them pass the DMV test?
 Knights of Columbus                                      November 2009
                                                                                                                         Page 8


                                                                                      Christmas Party
           duties of the                                                               And Councils
            Recorder                                                                  20th Anniversary
This is the fourth in our series explaining the duties of the vari-   It has been twenty years since our council was formed here in
ous council officer positions. We hope that this will help our        Chino Hills. We will be celebrating this milestone event along with
members have a better understanding of the duties of the vari-        our annual Christmas Party on December 5th. At 5:00 P.M. at St.
ous officers and Service Program Directors. We will continue          Paul the Apostle Maher Hall. Dinner will be a Pot Luck with the
to provide a description of the other positions in the coming         council providing the main course of Ham and turkey. Sign ups for
months.                                                               the pot luck will be available by contacting Grand Knight Paul Diaz
                                                                      at .(909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at pdiazzz@yahoo.com. Paul
The following is a description of the duties of the Recorder as       would also would like to have an estimate of how many will be
found in the Charter Constitution Laws of the Knights of Co-          attending the event. The council will provide soft drinks, water and
lumbus.                                                               coffee. You are welcome to bring your own holiday spirits.

The Recorder shall keep true records                                  Dinner will start at 6:30 P. M. with a DJ providing music for danc-
of the doings of his council upon                                     ing from 7:30 P. M. until 11:00 P. M.
books approved by the Board of Di-
rectors and furnished by the Supreme                                  Santa Claus will be visiting some time in the evening so please
Secretary at the expense of the coun-                                 bring a wrapped gift for any children that will be attending with
cil: conduct all correspondence of the                                you.
council and shall perform such duties
as the council or the Order may di-                                   There will also be a White Ele-
rect.                                                                 phant Christmas Gift Exchange.
                                                                      Each person wishing to partici-
What Really Happens?                                                  pate in the gift exchange should
                                                                      bring a gift with a maximum
The Recorder keeps a true record of                                   value of $20.00. These are not
all the actions of the council. He                                    couples presents but individual
should use the “Recorders Minute                                      gifts.
                                            Council Recorder
Book” (#1403 available from the
                                           Brother Jose Lopez         Please join us for dinner and an
Supreme Council Supply Depart-                                                                             Brother Mike Leeming and his
ment) to record the minutes of all                                    evening with your brother knights    family at last years Christmas
council meetings. Currently we are keeping printed copies of          and their families and some danc-
all council meetings as well as storing them on computer.             ing.

From a practical point of view most correspondence is handled                        Prayer for Priests
by the Grand Knight.
                                                                      Ever-living God and Father of us all, you give to your Church
Our Recorder also writes and publishes the monthly newsletter, the Priesthood of your Son, Jesus, and by the power of the Holy
keeps the attendance roster of all meetings as well as the min- Spirit, you provide holy priests for a holy people.
utes of the Officers meetings and General meetings.
                                                                      We pray for all our priests, who announce the Word of God and
          Newsletter Sent via E-Mail                                  celebrate the Sacraments, for those who are young and those
                                                                      who are old, for those who serve in difficult and trying circum-
The newsletter is going via E-mail to members for whom we             stances, for those who are faithful and those who are faltering,
have an E-mail address. It is in PDF format and can be                and for those who have died.
opened with Adobe Reader, a free download file at
Adobe.com.                                                            We entrust all our priests to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, that they may persevere with fidelity
If we don’t have your E-mail address you will get the news-           to you and to your Church. With Saint John Vianney, patron of
letter by U. S. mail. If you wish to get the newsletter by U. S.      priests, we pray that our priests may never fail to lead us to you.
mail rather than E-mail or if you prefer E-mail, contact Jose         We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lopez at: jlopez646@aol.com or at (909) 591-6811 .
 Knights of Columbus                                November 2009                              Page 9


Sandra’s Mexican Grill &
  Cantina Now Open




                                             OPEN




 Sandra’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is now open at
       14670 Pipeline Ave., in Chino Hills.




             Be a friend                                            Your Business Card could
                                                                             be here
                                                                          for as little as
                                                                             $25.00
                                                                         For one year.
                                                                         Contact Jose Lopez at
                                                                            (909) 591-6811
  Ask a friend to join the                                             Or E-mail: jlopez@aol.com

  Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Chino Valley Council #10234
P.O. Box 145
Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




                                    Richard Cuellar
                                   4427 Clair St.
                                   Montclair, Calif. 91763




__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                     Knights of Columbus
                                  Chino Valley Council #10234

                                        Past Grand Knights
                              Joe Bok              Jan. 1990 thru July 1990
                              Lou Cartwright       July 1990 thru June 1991
                              Jim LaPolla          July 1991 thru June 1992
                              Ken Passler          July 1992 thru June 1993
                              Richard Contreras    July 1993 thru June 1994
                              Joe Bok              July 1994 thru June 1995
                              Santi Gorospe        July 1995 thru June 1996
                              David Vezzetti       July 1996 thru June 1997
                              Doug Loucks          July 1997 thru June 1998
                              Richard Garrido      July 1998 thru June 1999
                              Dennis Stump         July 1999 thru June 2000
                              Jeff Runtz           July 2000 thru June 2002
                              Art Kirby            July 2002 thru June 2004
                              Rudy Castro          July 2004 thru June 2005
                              Manuel Padilla       July 2005 thru June 2006
                              Steve Gomez          July 2006 thru June 2007
                              Tom Hughes           July 2007 thru June 2008
                              Paul Diaz            July 2008 thru June 2009
      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night into the streets, espe-    Diocese. It is usually attended by Knights and their wives.
cially around the train station, between 10 P. M. and         Knights from every parish in the Diocese bring their re-
2P.M. to pick up the homeless and take them to the home       spective clergy.
we have on San Gregorio al Cielo.
                                                              This large event will be attended by approximately 150 to
The last time I was in Rome, I found it unbearable to see     200 people who come from as far away as Palm Springs.
so many homeless people living that way. So I went to see     This year, we are expecting Bishop Gerald R. Barnes and
                                                              Bishop Rutilio Del Riego to attend. There is also the pos-
the mayor of Rome and said “Give me a place for these         sibility that the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus
people, because they refuse to come with us and would         the Vice Deputy and the chaplains are expected to attend.
rather stay where they are.” He and his staff responded
wonderfully. In a few days they offered us a very nice        The tentative schedule for the evening is a cocktail hour
                                                              from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Dinner will be served at ap-
place near the Termini Train Station. At present, all those   proximately 7:15PM followed by comments from various
who have nowhere else to spend the night except in the        dignitaries.
streets go there and sleep in beds, In the morning they
leave.                                                        We are asking ALL Knights to participate in putting this
                                                              event together and making it a success. I am inviting you
This is the wonderful part of our vocation, that as Mis-      all to attend. We need
sionaries of Charity we have created an awareness of the      your help and expertise to
                                                              make this event a success.
poor in the whole world. Twenty years ago no one would        The event will be broken
have believed that there were hungry, naked men and           up into Committees such
women around. Today the whole world knows the poor            as Food, Servers, Deco-           January 10, 2010
because of out work. And they want to share.                  rating, Clean up, Set-up            Clergy Night
                                                              and Tear Down, etc.
Why is our congregation known all over the world today?       While we have some
It is because people see what we do: feeding the hungry,      committees already
                                                              chaired, we still need
clothing the naked, taking care of the sick and the dying.    some help.
Because they see, they believe.
                                                              Our next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday
                                                              November 24th at 7:00PM in the Annex at St. Paul the
                                                              Apostle Church. All are welcome to attend.

                                                              Please contact Grand Knight Paul Diaz at (909) 591-
                                                              2411 for information regarding the next meeting, or if
                                                              you can help but cannot make the meeting.

                                                              Thanks & God Bless,
                                                              Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
  Knights of Columbus                                    November 2009                                                  Page 4




 Knights of Columbus                                                         RECIPE of THE MONTH
 Night at JoJo’s Pizza
      Kitchen                                                             Rib eye with Salsa Verde (Serves 4)
                                                                   2 16-ounce boneless Rib eye steaks
Support the Knights of Columbus                                    Pure olive oil
charities Wednesday November11th
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Jojo’s Pizza                              2 Tablespoons of Capers
Kitchen at 2923 Chino Ave. H-1,                                    Kosher salt, to taste
Chino Hills, Cal. (909) 464-2222.
                                                                   Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
JoJo’s has designated the second                                   2 Tablespoons butter
Wednesday of every month to help us                                1 Bunch Italian Parsley stems removed (leaves only)
raise funds for charity. They will do-
nate 25% of the cost of your meal to our council. JoJo’s food is   3 cloves garlic, peeled
always made fresh. When ordering just mention the Knights of       Zest of one lemon
Columbus.
                                                                   2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to dine in, take out or 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
have pizza delivered. Fund raisers exclude all discounts and      1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
coupons.
                                                                  Preparation

        Pray for our Deceased                                      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
                                                                   Salsa Verde
         Brothers and Wives                                        In a food processor, combine 3 cloves of garlic with the Italian
                                                                   parsley and pulse to a thick paste. Add the capers, lemon zest, red
  Remember our Deceased brother Knights                            wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Continue combining
                                                                   ingredients and slowly drizzle in 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
             and spouses:
                                                                   Rib Eye
                        Robert Kline                               Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black
                       Willie Williams                             pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat with pure olive oil
                      Patrick O'Curran                             to coat the bottom of the pan. Add in the steaks and cook for 5 min-
                      Manuel Buyson                                utes. Drain the oil, turn the steaks over, place 1 tablespoon of butter
                        Ernie Vestri                               on each steak and place in the oven for 5 minutes for a medium rare
                       Case Spolstra
                                                                   steak. 6 minutes for a medium steak. Remove from the oven and let
                      James O'Reiley
                                                                   rest for 4-5 minutes.
                        Julie Uehlin
                                                                   This recipe was submitted by Jose Lopez. Do you have a favorite
                      John Palmowski                               recipe you would like to share? Send it to Jose Lopez at 14124 Eve-
                        Paul Taylor                                ning View Dr. Chino Hills, Cal. 91709 or email it to jlo-
                        Bette Piasta                               pez646@aol.com.
                      Charles Musser


                  May their souls                                             Build For
      and the souls of all the faithful departed                             The Future!
                    rest in peace.
                                                                              Recruit A
                                                                           New Member!
 Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                       Page 5


                                                                 Calendar of Events

             Birthdays                                             October-November
                                                Nov 3, 4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, 7:00pm Guasti.
                        &                       Nov. 5, General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
                                                Nov. 7, Hour of Power Rosary 9:00 am Montclair Abortion
                                                         Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month.
       Anniversaries                            Nov. 8, Knights of Columbus Breakfast St Paul the Apostle
                                                         Church, 6:30am to 12:00 noon
                                                Nov 10, Bowling Night
                                                Nov. 11, JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Nov. 16 4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pmYorba
Brother’s Birthday                                       Linda John Paul Center, 6:30pm
                                                Nov. 18 1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Fr. Mike Gilsenan      11/4                     Nov. 19, Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Sal Avila              11/8                     Nov. 29 Corporate Communion, 9:30 AM, St. Paul the Apostle
Larry Clayton          11/9
Jerry Formulak         11/10                    Dec.1,     4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, Guasti 7:00pm
Edgar Katigbak         11/11                    Dec.2,     1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Mark Davis             11/17                               Annex
Jerome Bush            11/19                    Dec.3,    General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Mike Garrick           11/29                    Dec.4,     Hour of Power Rosary 9:00am Montclair Abortion
Michael Lira           11/29                              Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month
Leonardo Cobian        11/30                    Dec. 5,   Anniversary and Christmas Party, St. Paul the Apostle,
                                                          Maher Hall 5:00 P.M.
    Wife’s Birthday                             Dec.9,    JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Dec.14,   Burrito Breakfast, St. Paul the Apostle 6:30 a.m. to noon.
Virginia Gorospe       11/9                     Dec.16,    Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Katherine Palmowski    11/11                    Dec.17,    1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Linda Medina           11/15                              Annex
Marlene Cacnio         11/26                    Dec.21,    4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pm Yorba
Catherine O’Curran     11/29                              Linda
Carolyn Richardson     11/29
Natalie Gaglio         11/29

                                                                    San Gabriel Valley Chapter
       Wedding Anniversaries
                                                                           First Degree
Dan & Bernadette Burke         11/6    33rd     Nov.11    7PM, 8PM         Fr. McGuire Council,     #3851
Don & Guadalupe Naf            11/6    38th     Nov. 15   2PM, 3PM         Alhambra Council         #2431
Leonard & Mary Ceas            11/12   26th     Nov.18    7PM, 8PM         Shepherd of Ars Council, #6028
Bob & Tacie Adams              11/12   26th     Dec 2     7PM, 8PM         Mgr Corr Council         #3571
Mark & Amy Glaudini            11/13   10th     Dec. 11   2PM, 3PM         St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Tentative)
Chuck & Madelyn Kosky          11/15   59th                                                         #14007
Jerry & Denise Moser           11/15   34th
Dan & Maria Sapien             11/15   28th                                Second Degree
Ramiro & Carol Caro            11/21   22nd     Nov.21 1PM, 2PM            Fr. McGuire Council,       #3851
David & Sharon Krolikowski     11/27   27th
Josh & Lourdes Valdez          11/28   11th                                Third Degree
Richard & Cathy Cuellar        11/28   40th     Nov. 22 1PM, 2PM           Alhambra Council           #2431
Robert & Deanna Benedict       11/29   16th
Jose & Ling Yen Dato           11/29   36th     ALWAYS call the GK, FS, or Team Captain to ensure that the
David & Lupe Montoya           11/29   40th     ceremony is still taking place when/where published.
Knights of Columbus                                          November 2009                                                           Page 6




  Keeping in Touch                                                              Note from Past Grand
Often we have brother knights, or their
wives, that are home bound or hospi-                                               Knight Jim La Polla
talized or living in other facilities                                     Past Grand Knight Jim La Polla sent the following note .
where they are in need of physical
assistance. Hopefully this newsletter                                     Please convey my thanks to the council for their generous sup-
helps them to keep in touch. A phone                                      port. I had my left leg amputated below the knee in April and
call from a brother knight is often ap-                                   I've incurred large medical bills. Your support has been a wel-
preciated and can be more informative                                     come relief. At the moment I'm paying off my prosthetic leg,
than simply reading the newsletter.                                       almost $1200.00 Co-payment. Last Friday the nurse who is
                                                                          helping me to fit the leg so I can wear it comfortably told me
Brother Jim LaPolla, PGK                                                  that this leg is only a trainer. In three to six months, after I finish
is home recuperating from medical complications of diabetes and           rehab, I will need to purchase my permanent prosthesis, some-
would appreciate a phone call note or Email. He can be reached            where in the neighborhood of $2000.00 co-payment.
at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324, Home phone (909)
824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at harttx@yahoo.com.               Your continued prayers are very much appreciated. Please con-
                                                                          tinue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers.
                                                                          Vivat Jesus, Jim La Polla.
Brother Robert Benedict was an LAPD motorcycle
officer is and is currently in a rehabilitation facility in Bakersfield   Grand Knight Paul Diaz and Brother Lou Cartwright visited Jim
for treatment of brain injuries due to two on duty accidents. His
                                                                          recently. Jim is having the prosthetic leg refitted weekly because
wife Deanna has kept us updated and she states: “If some Knights
can give him a call just to say hi, it would be great. I don't think      his leg is still tender. The first wheelchair he received was too
he gets very many calls from his friends”. His cell number is             large and did not fit through the doorway. He had to wait 6
(909) 247-5711. The direct line (661) 836-2500 may work best as           weeks for a smaller chair so for that period of time he was con-
he doesn't always carry his phone with him. Ask the receptionist          fined to his room.
if he's in (sometimes they go out for a few hours). He is usually
in his apartment after 3pm. If you can, give him a call just to say       He can be reached at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324,
“Hi” it would be appreciated.                                             Home phone (909) 824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at
                                                                          harttx@yahoo.com.
Occasionally we will hear from a brother knight who has moved
away. They too would appreciate a call, letter or email from
members of our council.

Ken Passler, PGK his wife Sandee and their children                         Council Bowling Night
moved to Las Cruces New Mexico some time ago. Pam Stump
said that the Passler Family had the honor of being named the
Knights of Columbus Family of the Year in New Mexico a few                When was the last time you went bowling or took the family out
years ago. Ken’s Email address is KSPasler@msn.com. I am sure             to bowl? Come and join your brother knights and their families
he would enjoy hearing from our council members.                          for an evening of fun camaraderie and relaxation.

If you know of any brothers knight or their wives that would like              Our council will have a bowling night at Oak Tree Lanes at
to be included in this list contact Dennis Stump at (909) 597-3741        990 N. Diamond Bar Blvd., in Diamond Bar. It will be on Tues-
or Jose Lopez at (909) 591-6811.                                          day November 10, 2009. The time is
                                                                          from 6:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost
                                                                          is $10.00 per person and includes
                                                                          two hours of bowling, free shoe
          Encourage Priestly and                                          rental, a large pizza and a pitcher of
                                                                          soda per lane.
            Religious Vocations.
         Your Prayers and Support                                         For more information contact Paul
                                                                          Diaz at (909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at
             Make a Difference                                            pdiazzz@yahoo.com
Knights of Columbus                                   November 2009                                            Page 7



         4th Degree                                                  Joke of the Month
                                                                                  Only in Texas
       exemplification                                   A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a
                                                         sheriff's deputy. He thinks that he is smarter than the
We had four knights from our council make their          deputy because he is a lawyer from New York and is
Fourth Degree on October 10th at the Marriott Hotel      certain that he has a better education then any cop
in Irvine. They are; Brothers Andrew Alvarez, Jerry
                                                         from Texas . He decides to prove this to himself and
Bush (no picture available), Robert Johnson and
                                                         have some fun at the Texas deputy's expense.
Louis Safonte. All the candidates were accompanied
by their wives They all joined the St. Jude Assembly
in Brea.                                                 The deputy says, “License and registration, please.”
                                                         “What for?” says the lawyer. The deputy tells him, “You
Brothers Tom Hughes and Jeff Runtz attended the          didn't come to a complete stop at the stop sign.” Then
exemplification in support of the new Fourth Degree      the lawyer responds, “I slowed down, and no one was
Knights.                                                 coming.” “You still didn't come to a complete stop,” re-
                                                         plies the deputy. “License and registration, please.” The
Pictured to the right is Brother                         lawyer asks, “What's the difference?” “The difference is
Louis Safonte, below Brother                             you have to come to complete stop, that's the law. Li-
Andrew Alvarez and his wife                              cense and registration, please!” the Deputy repeats.
Andrea. At the bottom is                                 The Lawyer says, “If you can show me the legal differ-
Brother Robert Johnson and                               ence between slow down and stop, I'll give you my li-
his wife Marysia.                                        cense and registration; and you give me the ticket. If
                                                         not, you let me go and don't give me the ticket.”
Congratulations Sir Knights.
                                                         “That sounds fair. Please exit your vehicle, sir,” the
                                                         deputy says. At this point, the deputy takes out his
                                                         nightstick and starts beating the living daylights out of
                                                         the lawyer and says, “Do you want me to stop, or just
                                                         slow down?”.




                                                        Brother Don Gonzalez and Brother Lamar Johnson getting in a little
                                                        driver training at St. Paul’s festival last month. Do they really think this
                                                        will help them pass the DMV test?
 Knights of Columbus                                      November 2009
                                                                                                                         Page 8


                                                                                      Christmas Party
           duties of the                                                               And Councils
            Recorder                                                                  20th Anniversary
This is the fourth in our series explaining the duties of the vari-   It has been twenty years since our council was formed here in
ous council officer positions. We hope that this will help our        Chino Hills. We will be celebrating this milestone event along with
members have a better understanding of the duties of the vari-        our annual Christmas Party on December 5th. At 5:00 P.M. at St.
ous officers and Service Program Directors. We will continue          Paul the Apostle Maher Hall. Dinner will be a Pot Luck with the
to provide a description of the other positions in the coming         council providing the main course of Ham and turkey. Sign ups for
months.                                                               the pot luck will be available by contacting Grand Knight Paul Diaz
                                                                      at .(909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at pdiazzz@yahoo.com. Paul
The following is a description of the duties of the Recorder as       would also would like to have an estimate of how many will be
found in the Charter Constitution Laws of the Knights of Co-          attending the event. The council will provide soft drinks, water and
lumbus.                                                               coffee. You are welcome to bring your own holiday spirits.

The Recorder shall keep true records                                  Dinner will start at 6:30 P. M. with a DJ providing music for danc-
of the doings of his council upon                                     ing from 7:30 P. M. until 11:00 P. M.
books approved by the Board of Di-
rectors and furnished by the Supreme                                  Santa Claus will be visiting some time in the evening so please
Secretary at the expense of the coun-                                 bring a wrapped gift for any children that will be attending with
cil: conduct all correspondence of the                                you.
council and shall perform such duties
as the council or the Order may di-                                   There will also be a White Ele-
rect.                                                                 phant Christmas Gift Exchange.
                                                                      Each person wishing to partici-
What Really Happens?                                                  pate in the gift exchange should
                                                                      bring a gift with a maximum
The Recorder keeps a true record of                                   value of $20.00. These are not
all the actions of the council. He                                    couples presents but individual
should use the “Recorders Minute                                      gifts.
                                            Council Recorder
Book” (#1403 available from the
                                           Brother Jose Lopez         Please join us for dinner and an
Supreme Council Supply Depart-                                                                             Brother Mike Leeming and his
ment) to record the minutes of all                                    evening with your brother knights    family at last years Christmas
council meetings. Currently we are keeping printed copies of          and their families and some danc-
all council meetings as well as storing them on computer.             ing.

From a practical point of view most correspondence is handled                        Prayer for Priests
by the Grand Knight.
                                                                      Ever-living God and Father of us all, you give to your Church
Our Recorder also writes and publishes the monthly newsletter, the Priesthood of your Son, Jesus, and by the power of the Holy
keeps the attendance roster of all meetings as well as the min- Spirit, you provide holy priests for a holy people.
utes of the Officers meetings and General meetings.
                                                                      We pray for all our priests, who announce the Word of God and
          Newsletter Sent via E-Mail                                  celebrate the Sacraments, for those who are young and those
                                                                      who are old, for those who serve in difficult and trying circum-
The newsletter is going via E-mail to members for whom we             stances, for those who are faithful and those who are faltering,
have an E-mail address. It is in PDF format and can be                and for those who have died.
opened with Adobe Reader, a free download file at
Adobe.com.                                                            We entrust all our priests to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, that they may persevere with fidelity
If we don’t have your E-mail address you will get the news-           to you and to your Church. With Saint John Vianney, patron of
letter by U. S. mail. If you wish to get the newsletter by U. S.      priests, we pray that our priests may never fail to lead us to you.
mail rather than E-mail or if you prefer E-mail, contact Jose         We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lopez at: jlopez646@aol.com or at (909) 591-6811 .
 Knights of Columbus                                November 2009                              Page 9


Sandra’s Mexican Grill &
  Cantina Now Open




                                             OPEN




 Sandra’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is now open at
       14670 Pipeline Ave., in Chino Hills.




             Be a friend                                            Your Business Card could
                                                                             be here
                                                                          for as little as
                                                                             $25.00
                                                                         For one year.
                                                                         Contact Jose Lopez at
                                                                            (909) 591-6811
  Ask a friend to join the                                             Or E-mail: jlopez@aol.com

  Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Chino Valley Council #10234
P.O. Box 145
Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




                                    Jose Dato
                                   P.O. Box 68
                                   Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                     Knights of Columbus
                                  Chino Valley Council #10234

                                        Past Grand Knights
                              Joe Bok              Jan. 1990 thru July 1990
                              Lou Cartwright       July 1990 thru June 1991
                              Jim LaPolla          July 1991 thru June 1992
                              Ken Passler          July 1992 thru June 1993
                              Richard Contreras    July 1993 thru June 1994
                              Joe Bok              July 1994 thru June 1995
                              Santi Gorospe        July 1995 thru June 1996
                              David Vezzetti       July 1996 thru June 1997
                              Doug Loucks          July 1997 thru June 1998
                              Richard Garrido      July 1998 thru June 1999
                              Dennis Stump         July 1999 thru June 2000
                              Jeff Runtz           July 2000 thru June 2002
                              Art Kirby            July 2002 thru June 2004
                              Rudy Castro          July 2004 thru June 2005
                              Manuel Padilla       July 2005 thru June 2006
                              Steve Gomez          July 2006 thru June 2007
                              Tom Hughes           July 2007 thru June 2008
                              Paul Diaz            July 2008 thru June 2009
      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night into the streets, espe-    Diocese. It is usually attended by Knights and their wives.
cially around the train station, between 10 P. M. and         Knights from every parish in the Diocese bring their re-
2P.M. to pick up the homeless and take them to the home       spective clergy.
we have on San Gregorio al Cielo.
                                                              This large event will be attended by approximately 150 to
The last time I was in Rome, I found it unbearable to see     200 people who come from as far away as Palm Springs.
so many homeless people living that way. So I went to see     This year, we are expecting Bishop Gerald R. Barnes and
                                                              Bishop Rutilio Del Riego to attend. There is also the pos-
the mayor of Rome and said “Give me a place for these         sibility that the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus
people, because they refuse to come with us and would         the Vice Deputy and the chaplains are expected to attend.
rather stay where they are.” He and his staff responded
wonderfully. In a few days they offered us a very nice        The tentative schedule for the evening is a cocktail hour
                                                              from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Dinner will be served at ap-
place near the Termini Train Station. At present, all those   proximately 7:15PM followed by comments from various
who have nowhere else to spend the night except in the        dignitaries.
streets go there and sleep in beds, In the morning they
leave.                                                        We are asking ALL Knights to participate in putting this
                                                              event together and making it a success. I am inviting you
This is the wonderful part of our vocation, that as Mis-      all to attend. We need
sionaries of Charity we have created an awareness of the      your help and expertise to
                                                              make this event a success.
poor in the whole world. Twenty years ago no one would        The event will be broken
have believed that there were hungry, naked men and           up into Committees such
women around. Today the whole world knows the poor            as Food, Servers, Deco-           January 10, 2010
because of out work. And they want to share.                  rating, Clean up, Set-up            Clergy Night
                                                              and Tear Down, etc.
Why is our congregation known all over the world today?       While we have some
It is because people see what we do: feeding the hungry,      committees already
                                                              chaired, we still need
clothing the naked, taking care of the sick and the dying.    some help.
Because they see, they believe.
                                                              Our next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday
                                                              November 24th at 7:00PM in the Annex at St. Paul the
                                                              Apostle Church. All are welcome to attend.

                                                              Please contact Grand Knight Paul Diaz at (909) 591-
                                                              2411 for information regarding the next meeting, or if
                                                              you can help but cannot make the meeting.

                                                              Thanks & God Bless,
                                                              Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
  Knights of Columbus                                    November 2009                                                  Page 4




 Knights of Columbus                                                         RECIPE of THE MONTH
 Night at JoJo’s Pizza
      Kitchen                                                             Rib eye with Salsa Verde (Serves 4)
                                                                   2 16-ounce boneless Rib eye steaks
Support the Knights of Columbus                                    Pure olive oil
charities Wednesday November11th
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Jojo’s Pizza                              2 Tablespoons of Capers
Kitchen at 2923 Chino Ave. H-1,                                    Kosher salt, to taste
Chino Hills, Cal. (909) 464-2222.
                                                                   Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
JoJo’s has designated the second                                   2 Tablespoons butter
Wednesday of every month to help us                                1 Bunch Italian Parsley stems removed (leaves only)
raise funds for charity. They will do-
nate 25% of the cost of your meal to our council. JoJo’s food is   3 cloves garlic, peeled
always made fresh. When ordering just mention the Knights of       Zest of one lemon
Columbus.
                                                                   2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to dine in, take out or 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
have pizza delivered. Fund raisers exclude all discounts and      1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
coupons.
                                                                  Preparation

        Pray for our Deceased                                      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
                                                                   Salsa Verde
         Brothers and Wives                                        In a food processor, combine 3 cloves of garlic with the Italian
                                                                   parsley and pulse to a thick paste. Add the capers, lemon zest, red
  Remember our Deceased brother Knights                            wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Continue combining
                                                                   ingredients and slowly drizzle in 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
             and spouses:
                                                                   Rib Eye
                        Robert Kline                               Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black
                       Willie Williams                             pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat with pure olive oil
                      Patrick O'Curran                             to coat the bottom of the pan. Add in the steaks and cook for 5 min-
                      Manuel Buyson                                utes. Drain the oil, turn the steaks over, place 1 tablespoon of butter
                        Ernie Vestri                               on each steak and place in the oven for 5 minutes for a medium rare
                       Case Spolstra
                                                                   steak. 6 minutes for a medium steak. Remove from the oven and let
                      James O'Reiley
                                                                   rest for 4-5 minutes.
                        Julie Uehlin
                                                                   This recipe was submitted by Jose Lopez. Do you have a favorite
                      John Palmowski                               recipe you would like to share? Send it to Jose Lopez at 14124 Eve-
                        Paul Taylor                                ning View Dr. Chino Hills, Cal. 91709 or email it to jlo-
                        Bette Piasta                               pez646@aol.com.
                      Charles Musser


                  May their souls                                             Build For
      and the souls of all the faithful departed                             The Future!
                    rest in peace.
                                                                              Recruit A
                                                                           New Member!
 Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                       Page 5


                                                                 Calendar of Events

             Birthdays                                             October-November
                                                Nov 3, 4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, 7:00pm Guasti.
                        &                       Nov. 5, General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
                                                Nov. 7, Hour of Power Rosary 9:00 am Montclair Abortion
                                                         Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month.
       Anniversaries                            Nov. 8, Knights of Columbus Breakfast St Paul the Apostle
                                                         Church, 6:30am to 12:00 noon
                                                Nov 10, Bowling Night
                                                Nov. 11, JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Nov. 16 4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pmYorba
Brother’s Birthday                                       Linda John Paul Center, 6:30pm
                                                Nov. 18 1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Fr. Mike Gilsenan      11/4                     Nov. 19, Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Sal Avila              11/8                     Nov. 29 Corporate Communion, 9:30 AM, St. Paul the Apostle
Larry Clayton          11/9
Jerry Formulak         11/10                    Dec.1,     4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, Guasti 7:00pm
Edgar Katigbak         11/11                    Dec.2,     1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Mark Davis             11/17                               Annex
Jerome Bush            11/19                    Dec.3,    General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Mike Garrick           11/29                    Dec.4,     Hour of Power Rosary 9:00am Montclair Abortion
Michael Lira           11/29                              Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month
Leonardo Cobian        11/30                    Dec. 5,   Anniversary and Christmas Party, St. Paul the Apostle,
                                                          Maher Hall 5:00 P.M.
    Wife’s Birthday                             Dec.9,    JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Dec.14,   Burrito Breakfast, St. Paul the Apostle 6:30 a.m. to noon.
Virginia Gorospe       11/9                     Dec.16,    Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Katherine Palmowski    11/11                    Dec.17,    1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Linda Medina           11/15                              Annex
Marlene Cacnio         11/26                    Dec.21,    4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pm Yorba
Catherine O’Curran     11/29                              Linda
Carolyn Richardson     11/29
Natalie Gaglio         11/29

                                                                    San Gabriel Valley Chapter
       Wedding Anniversaries
                                                                           First Degree
Dan & Bernadette Burke         11/6    33rd     Nov.11    7PM, 8PM         Fr. McGuire Council,     #3851
Don & Guadalupe Naf            11/6    38th     Nov. 15   2PM, 3PM         Alhambra Council         #2431
Leonard & Mary Ceas            11/12   26th     Nov.18    7PM, 8PM         Shepherd of Ars Council, #6028
Bob & Tacie Adams              11/12   26th     Dec 2     7PM, 8PM         Mgr Corr Council         #3571
Mark & Amy Glaudini            11/13   10th     Dec. 11   2PM, 3PM         St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Tentative)
Chuck & Madelyn Kosky          11/15   59th                                                         #14007
Jerry & Denise Moser           11/15   34th
Dan & Maria Sapien             11/15   28th                                Second Degree
Ramiro & Carol Caro            11/21   22nd     Nov.21 1PM, 2PM            Fr. McGuire Council,       #3851
David & Sharon Krolikowski     11/27   27th
Josh & Lourdes Valdez          11/28   11th                                Third Degree
Richard & Cathy Cuellar        11/28   40th     Nov. 22 1PM, 2PM           Alhambra Council           #2431
Robert & Deanna Benedict       11/29   16th
Jose & Ling Yen Dato           11/29   36th     ALWAYS call the GK, FS, or Team Captain to ensure that the
David & Lupe Montoya           11/29   40th     ceremony is still taking place when/where published.
Knights of Columbus                                          November 2009                                                           Page 6




  Keeping in Touch                                                              Note from Past Grand
Often we have brother knights, or their
wives, that are home bound or hospi-                                               Knight Jim La Polla
talized or living in other facilities                                     Past Grand Knight Jim La Polla sent the following note .
where they are in need of physical
assistance. Hopefully this newsletter                                     Please convey my thanks to the council for their generous sup-
helps them to keep in touch. A phone                                      port. I had my left leg amputated below the knee in April and
call from a brother knight is often ap-                                   I've incurred large medical bills. Your support has been a wel-
preciated and can be more informative                                     come relief. At the moment I'm paying off my prosthetic leg,
than simply reading the newsletter.                                       almost $1200.00 Co-payment. Last Friday the nurse who is
                                                                          helping me to fit the leg so I can wear it comfortably told me
Brother Jim LaPolla, PGK                                                  that this leg is only a trainer. In three to six months, after I finish
is home recuperating from medical complications of diabetes and           rehab, I will need to purchase my permanent prosthesis, some-
would appreciate a phone call note or Email. He can be reached            where in the neighborhood of $2000.00 co-payment.
at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324, Home phone (909)
824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at harttx@yahoo.com.               Your continued prayers are very much appreciated. Please con-
                                                                          tinue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers.
                                                                          Vivat Jesus, Jim La Polla.
Brother Robert Benedict was an LAPD motorcycle
officer is and is currently in a rehabilitation facility in Bakersfield   Grand Knight Paul Diaz and Brother Lou Cartwright visited Jim
for treatment of brain injuries due to two on duty accidents. His
                                                                          recently. Jim is having the prosthetic leg refitted weekly because
wife Deanna has kept us updated and she states: “If some Knights
can give him a call just to say hi, it would be great. I don't think      his leg is still tender. The first wheelchair he received was too
he gets very many calls from his friends”. His cell number is             large and did not fit through the doorway. He had to wait 6
(909) 247-5711. The direct line (661) 836-2500 may work best as           weeks for a smaller chair so for that period of time he was con-
he doesn't always carry his phone with him. Ask the receptionist          fined to his room.
if he's in (sometimes they go out for a few hours). He is usually
in his apartment after 3pm. If you can, give him a call just to say       He can be reached at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324,
“Hi” it would be appreciated.                                             Home phone (909) 824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at
                                                                          harttx@yahoo.com.
Occasionally we will hear from a brother knight who has moved
away. They too would appreciate a call, letter or email from
members of our council.

Ken Passler, PGK his wife Sandee and their children                         Council Bowling Night
moved to Las Cruces New Mexico some time ago. Pam Stump
said that the Passler Family had the honor of being named the
Knights of Columbus Family of the Year in New Mexico a few                When was the last time you went bowling or took the family out
years ago. Ken’s Email address is KSPasler@msn.com. I am sure             to bowl? Come and join your brother knights and their families
he would enjoy hearing from our council members.                          for an evening of fun camaraderie and relaxation.

If you know of any brothers knight or their wives that would like              Our council will have a bowling night at Oak Tree Lanes at
to be included in this list contact Dennis Stump at (909) 597-3741        990 N. Diamond Bar Blvd., in Diamond Bar. It will be on Tues-
or Jose Lopez at (909) 591-6811.                                          day November 10, 2009. The time is
                                                                          from 6:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost
                                                                          is $10.00 per person and includes
                                                                          two hours of bowling, free shoe
          Encourage Priestly and                                          rental, a large pizza and a pitcher of
                                                                          soda per lane.
            Religious Vocations.
         Your Prayers and Support                                         For more information contact Paul
                                                                          Diaz at (909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at
             Make a Difference                                            pdiazzz@yahoo.com
Knights of Columbus                                   November 2009                                            Page 7



         4th Degree                                                  Joke of the Month
                                                                                  Only in Texas
       exemplification                                   A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a
                                                         sheriff's deputy. He thinks that he is smarter than the
We had four knights from our council make their          deputy because he is a lawyer from New York and is
Fourth Degree on October 10th at the Marriott Hotel      certain that he has a better education then any cop
in Irvine. They are; Brothers Andrew Alvarez, Jerry
                                                         from Texas . He decides to prove this to himself and
Bush (no picture available), Robert Johnson and
                                                         have some fun at the Texas deputy's expense.
Louis Safonte. All the candidates were accompanied
by their wives They all joined the St. Jude Assembly
in Brea.                                                 The deputy says, “License and registration, please.”
                                                         “What for?” says the lawyer. The deputy tells him, “You
Brothers Tom Hughes and Jeff Runtz attended the          didn't come to a complete stop at the stop sign.” Then
exemplification in support of the new Fourth Degree      the lawyer responds, “I slowed down, and no one was
Knights.                                                 coming.” “You still didn't come to a complete stop,” re-
                                                         plies the deputy. “License and registration, please.” The
Pictured to the right is Brother                         lawyer asks, “What's the difference?” “The difference is
Louis Safonte, below Brother                             you have to come to complete stop, that's the law. Li-
Andrew Alvarez and his wife                              cense and registration, please!” the Deputy repeats.
Andrea. At the bottom is                                 The Lawyer says, “If you can show me the legal differ-
Brother Robert Johnson and                               ence between slow down and stop, I'll give you my li-
his wife Marysia.                                        cense and registration; and you give me the ticket. If
                                                         not, you let me go and don't give me the ticket.”
Congratulations Sir Knights.
                                                         “That sounds fair. Please exit your vehicle, sir,” the
                                                         deputy says. At this point, the deputy takes out his
                                                         nightstick and starts beating the living daylights out of
                                                         the lawyer and says, “Do you want me to stop, or just
                                                         slow down?”.




                                                        Brother Don Gonzalez and Brother Lamar Johnson getting in a little
                                                        driver training at St. Paul’s festival last month. Do they really think this
                                                        will help them pass the DMV test?
 Knights of Columbus                                      November 2009
                                                                                                                         Page 8


                                                                                      Christmas Party
           duties of the                                                               And Councils
            Recorder                                                                  20th Anniversary
This is the fourth in our series explaining the duties of the vari-   It has been twenty years since our council was formed here in
ous council officer positions. We hope that this will help our        Chino Hills. We will be celebrating this milestone event along with
members have a better understanding of the duties of the vari-        our annual Christmas Party on December 5th. At 5:00 P.M. at St.
ous officers and Service Program Directors. We will continue          Paul the Apostle Maher Hall. Dinner will be a Pot Luck with the
to provide a description of the other positions in the coming         council providing the main course of Ham and turkey. Sign ups for
months.                                                               the pot luck will be available by contacting Grand Knight Paul Diaz
                                                                      at .(909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at pdiazzz@yahoo.com. Paul
The following is a description of the duties of the Recorder as       would also would like to have an estimate of how many will be
found in the Charter Constitution Laws of the Knights of Co-          attending the event. The council will provide soft drinks, water and
lumbus.                                                               coffee. You are welcome to bring your own holiday spirits.

The Recorder shall keep true records                                  Dinner will start at 6:30 P. M. with a DJ providing music for danc-
of the doings of his council upon                                     ing from 7:30 P. M. until 11:00 P. M.
books approved by the Board of Di-
rectors and furnished by the Supreme                                  Santa Claus will be visiting some time in the evening so please
Secretary at the expense of the coun-                                 bring a wrapped gift for any children that will be attending with
cil: conduct all correspondence of the                                you.
council and shall perform such duties
as the council or the Order may di-                                   There will also be a White Ele-
rect.                                                                 phant Christmas Gift Exchange.
                                                                      Each person wishing to partici-
What Really Happens?                                                  pate in the gift exchange should
                                                                      bring a gift with a maximum
The Recorder keeps a true record of                                   value of $20.00. These are not
all the actions of the council. He                                    couples presents but individual
should use the “Recorders Minute                                      gifts.
                                            Council Recorder
Book” (#1403 available from the
                                           Brother Jose Lopez         Please join us for dinner and an
Supreme Council Supply Depart-                                                                             Brother Mike Leeming and his
ment) to record the minutes of all                                    evening with your brother knights    family at last years Christmas
council meetings. Currently we are keeping printed copies of          and their families and some danc-
all council meetings as well as storing them on computer.             ing.

From a practical point of view most correspondence is handled                        Prayer for Priests
by the Grand Knight.
                                                                      Ever-living God and Father of us all, you give to your Church
Our Recorder also writes and publishes the monthly newsletter, the Priesthood of your Son, Jesus, and by the power of the Holy
keeps the attendance roster of all meetings as well as the min- Spirit, you provide holy priests for a holy people.
utes of the Officers meetings and General meetings.
                                                                      We pray for all our priests, who announce the Word of God and
          Newsletter Sent via E-Mail                                  celebrate the Sacraments, for those who are young and those
                                                                      who are old, for those who serve in difficult and trying circum-
The newsletter is going via E-mail to members for whom we             stances, for those who are faithful and those who are faltering,
have an E-mail address. It is in PDF format and can be                and for those who have died.
opened with Adobe Reader, a free download file at
Adobe.com.                                                            We entrust all our priests to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, that they may persevere with fidelity
If we don’t have your E-mail address you will get the news-           to you and to your Church. With Saint John Vianney, patron of
letter by U. S. mail. If you wish to get the newsletter by U. S.      priests, we pray that our priests may never fail to lead us to you.
mail rather than E-mail or if you prefer E-mail, contact Jose         We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lopez at: jlopez646@aol.com or at (909) 591-6811 .
 Knights of Columbus                                November 2009                              Page 9


Sandra’s Mexican Grill &
  Cantina Now Open




                                             OPEN




 Sandra’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is now open at
       14670 Pipeline Ave., in Chino Hills.




             Be a friend                                            Your Business Card could
                                                                             be here
                                                                          for as little as
                                                                             $25.00
                                                                         For one year.
                                                                         Contact Jose Lopez at
                                                                            (909) 591-6811
  Ask a friend to join the                                             Or E-mail: jlopez@aol.com

  Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Chino Valley Council #10234
P.O. Box 145
Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




                                    Lester English
                                   2111 Woodhollow Lane
                                   Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                     Knights of Columbus
                                  Chino Valley Council #10234

                                        Past Grand Knights
                              Joe Bok              Jan. 1990 thru July 1990
                              Lou Cartwright       July 1990 thru June 1991
                              Jim LaPolla          July 1991 thru June 1992
                              Ken Passler          July 1992 thru June 1993
                              Richard Contreras    July 1993 thru June 1994
                              Joe Bok              July 1994 thru June 1995
                              Santi Gorospe        July 1995 thru June 1996
                              David Vezzetti       July 1996 thru June 1997
                              Doug Loucks          July 1997 thru June 1998
                              Richard Garrido      July 1998 thru June 1999
                              Dennis Stump         July 1999 thru June 2000
                              Jeff Runtz           July 2000 thru June 2002
                              Art Kirby            July 2002 thru June 2004
                              Rudy Castro          July 2004 thru June 2005
                              Manuel Padilla       July 2005 thru June 2006
                              Steve Gomez          July 2006 thru June 2007
                              Tom Hughes           July 2007 thru June 2008
                              Paul Diaz            July 2008 thru June 2009
      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night into the streets, espe-    Diocese. It is usually attended by Knights and their wives.
cially around the train station, between 10 P. M. and         Knights from every parish in the Diocese bring their re-
2P.M. to pick up the homeless and take them to the home       spective clergy.
we have on San Gregorio al Cielo.
                                                              This large event will be attended by approximately 150 to
The last time I was in Rome, I found it unbearable to see     200 people who come from as far away as Palm Springs.
so many homeless people living that way. So I went to see     This year, we are expecting Bishop Gerald R. Barnes and
                                                              Bishop Rutilio Del Riego to attend. There is also the pos-
the mayor of Rome and said “Give me a place for these         sibility that the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus
people, because they refuse to come with us and would         the Vice Deputy and the chaplains are expected to attend.
rather stay where they are.” He and his staff responded
wonderfully. In a few days they offered us a very nice        The tentative schedule for the evening is a cocktail hour
                                                              from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Dinner will be served at ap-
place near the Termini Train Station. At present, all those   proximately 7:15PM followed by comments from various
who have nowhere else to spend the night except in the        dignitaries.
streets go there and sleep in beds, In the morning they
leave.                                                        We are asking ALL Knights to participate in putting this
                                                              event together and making it a success. I am inviting you
This is the wonderful part of our vocation, that as Mis-      all to attend. We need
sionaries of Charity we have created an awareness of the      your help and expertise to
                                                              make this event a success.
poor in the whole world. Twenty years ago no one would        The event will be broken
have believed that there were hungry, naked men and           up into Committees such
women around. Today the whole world knows the poor            as Food, Servers, Deco-           January 10, 2010
because of out work. And they want to share.                  rating, Clean up, Set-up            Clergy Night
                                                              and Tear Down, etc.
Why is our congregation known all over the world today?       While we have some
It is because people see what we do: feeding the hungry,      committees already
                                                              chaired, we still need
clothing the naked, taking care of the sick and the dying.    some help.
Because they see, they believe.
                                                              Our next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday
                                                              November 24th at 7:00PM in the Annex at St. Paul the
                                                              Apostle Church. All are welcome to attend.

                                                              Please contact Grand Knight Paul Diaz at (909) 591-
                                                              2411 for information regarding the next meeting, or if
                                                              you can help but cannot make the meeting.

                                                              Thanks & God Bless,
                                                              Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
  Knights of Columbus                                    November 2009                                                  Page 4




 Knights of Columbus                                                         RECIPE of THE MONTH
 Night at JoJo’s Pizza
      Kitchen                                                             Rib eye with Salsa Verde (Serves 4)
                                                                   2 16-ounce boneless Rib eye steaks
Support the Knights of Columbus                                    Pure olive oil
charities Wednesday November11th
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Jojo’s Pizza                              2 Tablespoons of Capers
Kitchen at 2923 Chino Ave. H-1,                                    Kosher salt, to taste
Chino Hills, Cal. (909) 464-2222.
                                                                   Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
JoJo’s has designated the second                                   2 Tablespoons butter
Wednesday of every month to help us                                1 Bunch Italian Parsley stems removed (leaves only)
raise funds for charity. They will do-
nate 25% of the cost of your meal to our council. JoJo’s food is   3 cloves garlic, peeled
always made fresh. When ordering just mention the Knights of       Zest of one lemon
Columbus.
                                                                   2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to dine in, take out or 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
have pizza delivered. Fund raisers exclude all discounts and      1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
coupons.
                                                                  Preparation

        Pray for our Deceased                                      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
                                                                   Salsa Verde
         Brothers and Wives                                        In a food processor, combine 3 cloves of garlic with the Italian
                                                                   parsley and pulse to a thick paste. Add the capers, lemon zest, red
  Remember our Deceased brother Knights                            wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Continue combining
                                                                   ingredients and slowly drizzle in 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
             and spouses:
                                                                   Rib Eye
                        Robert Kline                               Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black
                       Willie Williams                             pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat with pure olive oil
                      Patrick O'Curran                             to coat the bottom of the pan. Add in the steaks and cook for 5 min-
                      Manuel Buyson                                utes. Drain the oil, turn the steaks over, place 1 tablespoon of butter
                        Ernie Vestri                               on each steak and place in the oven for 5 minutes for a medium rare
                       Case Spolstra
                                                                   steak. 6 minutes for a medium steak. Remove from the oven and let
                      James O'Reiley
                                                                   rest for 4-5 minutes.
                        Julie Uehlin
                                                                   This recipe was submitted by Jose Lopez. Do you have a favorite
                      John Palmowski                               recipe you would like to share? Send it to Jose Lopez at 14124 Eve-
                        Paul Taylor                                ning View Dr. Chino Hills, Cal. 91709 or email it to jlo-
                        Bette Piasta                               pez646@aol.com.
                      Charles Musser


                  May their souls                                             Build For
      and the souls of all the faithful departed                             The Future!
                    rest in peace.
                                                                              Recruit A
                                                                           New Member!
 Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                       Page 5


                                                                 Calendar of Events

             Birthdays                                             October-November
                                                Nov 3, 4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, 7:00pm Guasti.
                        &                       Nov. 5, General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
                                                Nov. 7, Hour of Power Rosary 9:00 am Montclair Abortion
                                                         Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month.
       Anniversaries                            Nov. 8, Knights of Columbus Breakfast St Paul the Apostle
                                                         Church, 6:30am to 12:00 noon
                                                Nov 10, Bowling Night
                                                Nov. 11, JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Nov. 16 4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pmYorba
Brother’s Birthday                                       Linda John Paul Center, 6:30pm
                                                Nov. 18 1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Fr. Mike Gilsenan      11/4                     Nov. 19, Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Sal Avila              11/8                     Nov. 29 Corporate Communion, 9:30 AM, St. Paul the Apostle
Larry Clayton          11/9
Jerry Formulak         11/10                    Dec.1,     4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, Guasti 7:00pm
Edgar Katigbak         11/11                    Dec.2,     1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Mark Davis             11/17                               Annex
Jerome Bush            11/19                    Dec.3,    General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Mike Garrick           11/29                    Dec.4,     Hour of Power Rosary 9:00am Montclair Abortion
Michael Lira           11/29                              Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month
Leonardo Cobian        11/30                    Dec. 5,   Anniversary and Christmas Party, St. Paul the Apostle,
                                                          Maher Hall 5:00 P.M.
    Wife’s Birthday                             Dec.9,    JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Dec.14,   Burrito Breakfast, St. Paul the Apostle 6:30 a.m. to noon.
Virginia Gorospe       11/9                     Dec.16,    Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Katherine Palmowski    11/11                    Dec.17,    1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Linda Medina           11/15                              Annex
Marlene Cacnio         11/26                    Dec.21,    4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pm Yorba
Catherine O’Curran     11/29                              Linda
Carolyn Richardson     11/29
Natalie Gaglio         11/29

                                                                    San Gabriel Valley Chapter
       Wedding Anniversaries
                                                                           First Degree
Dan & Bernadette Burke         11/6    33rd     Nov.11    7PM, 8PM         Fr. McGuire Council,     #3851
Don & Guadalupe Naf            11/6    38th     Nov. 15   2PM, 3PM         Alhambra Council         #2431
Leonard & Mary Ceas            11/12   26th     Nov.18    7PM, 8PM         Shepherd of Ars Council, #6028
Bob & Tacie Adams              11/12   26th     Dec 2     7PM, 8PM         Mgr Corr Council         #3571
Mark & Amy Glaudini            11/13   10th     Dec. 11   2PM, 3PM         St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Tentative)
Chuck & Madelyn Kosky          11/15   59th                                                         #14007
Jerry & Denise Moser           11/15   34th
Dan & Maria Sapien             11/15   28th                                Second Degree
Ramiro & Carol Caro            11/21   22nd     Nov.21 1PM, 2PM            Fr. McGuire Council,       #3851
David & Sharon Krolikowski     11/27   27th
Josh & Lourdes Valdez          11/28   11th                                Third Degree
Richard & Cathy Cuellar        11/28   40th     Nov. 22 1PM, 2PM           Alhambra Council           #2431
Robert & Deanna Benedict       11/29   16th
Jose & Ling Yen Dato           11/29   36th     ALWAYS call the GK, FS, or Team Captain to ensure that the
David & Lupe Montoya           11/29   40th     ceremony is still taking place when/where published.
Knights of Columbus                                          November 2009                                                           Page 6




  Keeping in Touch                                                              Note from Past Grand
Often we have brother knights, or their
wives, that are home bound or hospi-                                               Knight Jim La Polla
talized or living in other facilities                                     Past Grand Knight Jim La Polla sent the following note .
where they are in need of physical
assistance. Hopefully this newsletter                                     Please convey my thanks to the council for their generous sup-
helps them to keep in touch. A phone                                      port. I had my left leg amputated below the knee in April and
call from a brother knight is often ap-                                   I've incurred large medical bills. Your support has been a wel-
preciated and can be more informative                                     come relief. At the moment I'm paying off my prosthetic leg,
than simply reading the newsletter.                                       almost $1200.00 Co-payment. Last Friday the nurse who is
                                                                          helping me to fit the leg so I can wear it comfortably told me
Brother Jim LaPolla, PGK                                                  that this leg is only a trainer. In three to six months, after I finish
is home recuperating from medical complications of diabetes and           rehab, I will need to purchase my permanent prosthesis, some-
would appreciate a phone call note or Email. He can be reached            where in the neighborhood of $2000.00 co-payment.
at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324, Home phone (909)
824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at harttx@yahoo.com.               Your continued prayers are very much appreciated. Please con-
                                                                          tinue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers.
                                                                          Vivat Jesus, Jim La Polla.
Brother Robert Benedict was an LAPD motorcycle
officer is and is currently in a rehabilitation facility in Bakersfield   Grand Knight Paul Diaz and Brother Lou Cartwright visited Jim
for treatment of brain injuries due to two on duty accidents. His
                                                                          recently. Jim is having the prosthetic leg refitted weekly because
wife Deanna has kept us updated and she states: “If some Knights
can give him a call just to say hi, it would be great. I don't think      his leg is still tender. The first wheelchair he received was too
he gets very many calls from his friends”. His cell number is             large and did not fit through the doorway. He had to wait 6
(909) 247-5711. The direct line (661) 836-2500 may work best as           weeks for a smaller chair so for that period of time he was con-
he doesn't always carry his phone with him. Ask the receptionist          fined to his room.
if he's in (sometimes they go out for a few hours). He is usually
in his apartment after 3pm. If you can, give him a call just to say       He can be reached at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324,
“Hi” it would be appreciated.                                             Home phone (909) 824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at
                                                                          harttx@yahoo.com.
Occasionally we will hear from a brother knight who has moved
away. They too would appreciate a call, letter or email from
members of our council.

Ken Passler, PGK his wife Sandee and their children                         Council Bowling Night
moved to Las Cruces New Mexico some time ago. Pam Stump
said that the Passler Family had the honor of being named the
Knights of Columbus Family of the Year in New Mexico a few                When was the last time you went bowling or took the family out
years ago. Ken’s Email address is KSPasler@msn.com. I am sure             to bowl? Come and join your brother knights and their families
he would enjoy hearing from our council members.                          for an evening of fun camaraderie and relaxation.

If you know of any brothers knight or their wives that would like              Our council will have a bowling night at Oak Tree Lanes at
to be included in this list contact Dennis Stump at (909) 597-3741        990 N. Diamond Bar Blvd., in Diamond Bar. It will be on Tues-
or Jose Lopez at (909) 591-6811.                                          day November 10, 2009. The time is
                                                                          from 6:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost
                                                                          is $10.00 per person and includes
                                                                          two hours of bowling, free shoe
          Encourage Priestly and                                          rental, a large pizza and a pitcher of
                                                                          soda per lane.
            Religious Vocations.
         Your Prayers and Support                                         For more information contact Paul
                                                                          Diaz at (909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at
             Make a Difference                                            pdiazzz@yahoo.com
Knights of Columbus                                   November 2009                                            Page 7



         4th Degree                                                  Joke of the Month
                                                                                  Only in Texas
       exemplification                                   A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a
                                                         sheriff's deputy. He thinks that he is smarter than the
We had four knights from our council make their          deputy because he is a lawyer from New York and is
Fourth Degree on October 10th at the Marriott Hotel      certain that he has a better education then any cop
in Irvine. They are; Brothers Andrew Alvarez, Jerry
                                                         from Texas . He decides to prove this to himself and
Bush (no picture available), Robert Johnson and
                                                         have some fun at the Texas deputy's expense.
Louis Safonte. All the candidates were accompanied
by their wives They all joined the St. Jude Assembly
in Brea.                                                 The deputy says, “License and registration, please.”
                                                         “What for?” says the lawyer. The deputy tells him, “You
Brothers Tom Hughes and Jeff Runtz attended the          didn't come to a complete stop at the stop sign.” Then
exemplification in support of the new Fourth Degree      the lawyer responds, “I slowed down, and no one was
Knights.                                                 coming.” “You still didn't come to a complete stop,” re-
                                                         plies the deputy. “License and registration, please.” The
Pictured to the right is Brother                         lawyer asks, “What's the difference?” “The difference is
Louis Safonte, below Brother                             you have to come to complete stop, that's the law. Li-
Andrew Alvarez and his wife                              cense and registration, please!” the Deputy repeats.
Andrea. At the bottom is                                 The Lawyer says, “If you can show me the legal differ-
Brother Robert Johnson and                               ence between slow down and stop, I'll give you my li-
his wife Marysia.                                        cense and registration; and you give me the ticket. If
                                                         not, you let me go and don't give me the ticket.”
Congratulations Sir Knights.
                                                         “That sounds fair. Please exit your vehicle, sir,” the
                                                         deputy says. At this point, the deputy takes out his
                                                         nightstick and starts beating the living daylights out of
                                                         the lawyer and says, “Do you want me to stop, or just
                                                         slow down?”.




                                                        Brother Don Gonzalez and Brother Lamar Johnson getting in a little
                                                        driver training at St. Paul’s festival last month. Do they really think this
                                                        will help them pass the DMV test?
 Knights of Columbus                                      November 2009
                                                                                                                         Page 8


                                                                                      Christmas Party
           duties of the                                                               And Councils
            Recorder                                                                  20th Anniversary
This is the fourth in our series explaining the duties of the vari-   It has been twenty years since our council was formed here in
ous council officer positions. We hope that this will help our        Chino Hills. We will be celebrating this milestone event along with
members have a better understanding of the duties of the vari-        our annual Christmas Party on December 5th. At 5:00 P.M. at St.
ous officers and Service Program Directors. We will continue          Paul the Apostle Maher Hall. Dinner will be a Pot Luck with the
to provide a description of the other positions in the coming         council providing the main course of Ham and turkey. Sign ups for
months.                                                               the pot luck will be available by contacting Grand Knight Paul Diaz
                                                                      at .(909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at pdiazzz@yahoo.com. Paul
The following is a description of the duties of the Recorder as       would also would like to have an estimate of how many will be
found in the Charter Constitution Laws of the Knights of Co-          attending the event. The council will provide soft drinks, water and
lumbus.                                                               coffee. You are welcome to bring your own holiday spirits.

The Recorder shall keep true records                                  Dinner will start at 6:30 P. M. with a DJ providing music for danc-
of the doings of his council upon                                     ing from 7:30 P. M. until 11:00 P. M.
books approved by the Board of Di-
rectors and furnished by the Supreme                                  Santa Claus will be visiting some time in the evening so please
Secretary at the expense of the coun-                                 bring a wrapped gift for any children that will be attending with
cil: conduct all correspondence of the                                you.
council and shall perform such duties
as the council or the Order may di-                                   There will also be a White Ele-
rect.                                                                 phant Christmas Gift Exchange.
                                                                      Each person wishing to partici-
What Really Happens?                                                  pate in the gift exchange should
                                                                      bring a gift with a maximum
The Recorder keeps a true record of                                   value of $20.00. These are not
all the actions of the council. He                                    couples presents but individual
should use the “Recorders Minute                                      gifts.
                                            Council Recorder
Book” (#1403 available from the
                                           Brother Jose Lopez         Please join us for dinner and an
Supreme Council Supply Depart-                                                                             Brother Mike Leeming and his
ment) to record the minutes of all                                    evening with your brother knights    family at last years Christmas
council meetings. Currently we are keeping printed copies of          and their families and some danc-
all council meetings as well as storing them on computer.             ing.

From a practical point of view most correspondence is handled                        Prayer for Priests
by the Grand Knight.
                                                                      Ever-living God and Father of us all, you give to your Church
Our Recorder also writes and publishes the monthly newsletter, the Priesthood of your Son, Jesus, and by the power of the Holy
keeps the attendance roster of all meetings as well as the min- Spirit, you provide holy priests for a holy people.
utes of the Officers meetings and General meetings.
                                                                      We pray for all our priests, who announce the Word of God and
          Newsletter Sent via E-Mail                                  celebrate the Sacraments, for those who are young and those
                                                                      who are old, for those who serve in difficult and trying circum-
The newsletter is going via E-mail to members for whom we             stances, for those who are faithful and those who are faltering,
have an E-mail address. It is in PDF format and can be                and for those who have died.
opened with Adobe Reader, a free download file at
Adobe.com.                                                            We entrust all our priests to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, that they may persevere with fidelity
If we don’t have your E-mail address you will get the news-           to you and to your Church. With Saint John Vianney, patron of
letter by U. S. mail. If you wish to get the newsletter by U. S.      priests, we pray that our priests may never fail to lead us to you.
mail rather than E-mail or if you prefer E-mail, contact Jose         We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lopez at: jlopez646@aol.com or at (909) 591-6811 .
 Knights of Columbus                                November 2009                              Page 9


Sandra’s Mexican Grill &
  Cantina Now Open




                                             OPEN




 Sandra’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is now open at
       14670 Pipeline Ave., in Chino Hills.




             Be a friend                                            Your Business Card could
                                                                             be here
                                                                          for as little as
                                                                             $25.00
                                                                         For one year.
                                                                         Contact Jose Lopez at
                                                                            (909) 591-6811
  Ask a friend to join the                                             Or E-mail: jlopez@aol.com

  Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Chino Valley Council #10234
P.O. Box 145
Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




                                    Donald Ford
                                   13160 6th St. #157
                                   Chino, Calif. 91710




__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                     Knights of Columbus
                                  Chino Valley Council #10234

                                        Past Grand Knights
                              Joe Bok              Jan. 1990 thru July 1990
                              Lou Cartwright       July 1990 thru June 1991
                              Jim LaPolla          July 1991 thru June 1992
                              Ken Passler          July 1992 thru June 1993
                              Richard Contreras    July 1993 thru June 1994
                              Joe Bok              July 1994 thru June 1995
                              Santi Gorospe        July 1995 thru June 1996
                              David Vezzetti       July 1996 thru June 1997
                              Doug Loucks          July 1997 thru June 1998
                              Richard Garrido      July 1998 thru June 1999
                              Dennis Stump         July 1999 thru June 2000
                              Jeff Runtz           July 2000 thru June 2002
                              Art Kirby            July 2002 thru June 2004
                              Rudy Castro          July 2004 thru June 2005
                              Manuel Padilla       July 2005 thru June 2006
                              Steve Gomez          July 2006 thru June 2007
                              Tom Hughes           July 2007 thru June 2008
                              Paul Diaz            July 2008 thru June 2009
      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night into the streets, espe-    Diocese. It is usually attended by Knights and their wives.
cially around the train station, between 10 P. M. and         Knights from every parish in the Diocese bring their re-
2P.M. to pick up the homeless and take them to the home       spective clergy.
we have on San Gregorio al Cielo.
                                                              This large event will be attended by approximately 150 to
The last time I was in Rome, I found it unbearable to see     200 people who come from as far away as Palm Springs.
so many homeless people living that way. So I went to see     This year, we are expecting Bishop Gerald R. Barnes and
                                                              Bishop Rutilio Del Riego to attend. There is also the pos-
the mayor of Rome and said “Give me a place for these         sibility that the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus
people, because they refuse to come with us and would         the Vice Deputy and the chaplains are expected to attend.
rather stay where they are.” He and his staff responded
wonderfully. In a few days they offered us a very nice        The tentative schedule for the evening is a cocktail hour
                                                              from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Dinner will be served at ap-
place near the Termini Train Station. At present, all those   proximately 7:15PM followed by comments from various
who have nowhere else to spend the night except in the        dignitaries.
streets go there and sleep in beds, In the morning they
leave.                                                        We are asking ALL Knights to participate in putting this
                                                              event together and making it a success. I am inviting you
This is the wonderful part of our vocation, that as Mis-      all to attend. We need
sionaries of Charity we have created an awareness of the      your help and expertise to
                                                              make this event a success.
poor in the whole world. Twenty years ago no one would        The event will be broken
have believed that there were hungry, naked men and           up into Committees such
women around. Today the whole world knows the poor            as Food, Servers, Deco-           January 10, 2010
because of out work. And they want to share.                  rating, Clean up, Set-up            Clergy Night
                                                              and Tear Down, etc.
Why is our congregation known all over the world today?       While we have some
It is because people see what we do: feeding the hungry,      committees already
                                                              chaired, we still need
clothing the naked, taking care of the sick and the dying.    some help.
Because they see, they believe.
                                                              Our next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday
                                                              November 24th at 7:00PM in the Annex at St. Paul the
                                                              Apostle Church. All are welcome to attend.

                                                              Please contact Grand Knight Paul Diaz at (909) 591-
                                                              2411 for information regarding the next meeting, or if
                                                              you can help but cannot make the meeting.

                                                              Thanks & God Bless,
                                                              Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
  Knights of Columbus                                    November 2009                                                  Page 4




 Knights of Columbus                                                         RECIPE of THE MONTH
 Night at JoJo’s Pizza
      Kitchen                                                             Rib eye with Salsa Verde (Serves 4)
                                                                   2 16-ounce boneless Rib eye steaks
Support the Knights of Columbus                                    Pure olive oil
charities Wednesday November11th
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Jojo’s Pizza                              2 Tablespoons of Capers
Kitchen at 2923 Chino Ave. H-1,                                    Kosher salt, to taste
Chino Hills, Cal. (909) 464-2222.
                                                                   Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
JoJo’s has designated the second                                   2 Tablespoons butter
Wednesday of every month to help us                                1 Bunch Italian Parsley stems removed (leaves only)
raise funds for charity. They will do-
nate 25% of the cost of your meal to our council. JoJo’s food is   3 cloves garlic, peeled
always made fresh. When ordering just mention the Knights of       Zest of one lemon
Columbus.
                                                                   2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to dine in, take out or 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
have pizza delivered. Fund raisers exclude all discounts and      1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
coupons.
                                                                  Preparation

        Pray for our Deceased                                      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
                                                                   Salsa Verde
         Brothers and Wives                                        In a food processor, combine 3 cloves of garlic with the Italian
                                                                   parsley and pulse to a thick paste. Add the capers, lemon zest, red
  Remember our Deceased brother Knights                            wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Continue combining
                                                                   ingredients and slowly drizzle in 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
             and spouses:
                                                                   Rib Eye
                        Robert Kline                               Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black
                       Willie Williams                             pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat with pure olive oil
                      Patrick O'Curran                             to coat the bottom of the pan. Add in the steaks and cook for 5 min-
                      Manuel Buyson                                utes. Drain the oil, turn the steaks over, place 1 tablespoon of butter
                        Ernie Vestri                               on each steak and place in the oven for 5 minutes for a medium rare
                       Case Spolstra
                                                                   steak. 6 minutes for a medium steak. Remove from the oven and let
                      James O'Reiley
                                                                   rest for 4-5 minutes.
                        Julie Uehlin
                                                                   This recipe was submitted by Jose Lopez. Do you have a favorite
                      John Palmowski                               recipe you would like to share? Send it to Jose Lopez at 14124 Eve-
                        Paul Taylor                                ning View Dr. Chino Hills, Cal. 91709 or email it to jlo-
                        Bette Piasta                               pez646@aol.com.
                      Charles Musser


                  May their souls                                             Build For
      and the souls of all the faithful departed                             The Future!
                    rest in peace.
                                                                              Recruit A
                                                                           New Member!
 Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                       Page 5


                                                                 Calendar of Events

             Birthdays                                             October-November
                                                Nov 3, 4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, 7:00pm Guasti.
                        &                       Nov. 5, General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
                                                Nov. 7, Hour of Power Rosary 9:00 am Montclair Abortion
                                                         Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month.
       Anniversaries                            Nov. 8, Knights of Columbus Breakfast St Paul the Apostle
                                                         Church, 6:30am to 12:00 noon
                                                Nov 10, Bowling Night
                                                Nov. 11, JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Nov. 16 4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pmYorba
Brother’s Birthday                                       Linda John Paul Center, 6:30pm
                                                Nov. 18 1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Fr. Mike Gilsenan      11/4                     Nov. 19, Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Sal Avila              11/8                     Nov. 29 Corporate Communion, 9:30 AM, St. Paul the Apostle
Larry Clayton          11/9
Jerry Formulak         11/10                    Dec.1,     4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, Guasti 7:00pm
Edgar Katigbak         11/11                    Dec.2,     1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Mark Davis             11/17                               Annex
Jerome Bush            11/19                    Dec.3,    General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Mike Garrick           11/29                    Dec.4,     Hour of Power Rosary 9:00am Montclair Abortion
Michael Lira           11/29                              Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month
Leonardo Cobian        11/30                    Dec. 5,   Anniversary and Christmas Party, St. Paul the Apostle,
                                                          Maher Hall 5:00 P.M.
    Wife’s Birthday                             Dec.9,    JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Dec.14,   Burrito Breakfast, St. Paul the Apostle 6:30 a.m. to noon.
Virginia Gorospe       11/9                     Dec.16,    Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Katherine Palmowski    11/11                    Dec.17,    1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Linda Medina           11/15                              Annex
Marlene Cacnio         11/26                    Dec.21,    4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pm Yorba
Catherine O’Curran     11/29                              Linda
Carolyn Richardson     11/29
Natalie Gaglio         11/29

                                                                    San Gabriel Valley Chapter
       Wedding Anniversaries
                                                                           First Degree
Dan & Bernadette Burke         11/6    33rd     Nov.11    7PM, 8PM         Fr. McGuire Council,     #3851
Don & Guadalupe Naf            11/6    38th     Nov. 15   2PM, 3PM         Alhambra Council         #2431
Leonard & Mary Ceas            11/12   26th     Nov.18    7PM, 8PM         Shepherd of Ars Council, #6028
Bob & Tacie Adams              11/12   26th     Dec 2     7PM, 8PM         Mgr Corr Council         #3571
Mark & Amy Glaudini            11/13   10th     Dec. 11   2PM, 3PM         St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Tentative)
Chuck & Madelyn Kosky          11/15   59th                                                         #14007
Jerry & Denise Moser           11/15   34th
Dan & Maria Sapien             11/15   28th                                Second Degree
Ramiro & Carol Caro            11/21   22nd     Nov.21 1PM, 2PM            Fr. McGuire Council,       #3851
David & Sharon Krolikowski     11/27   27th
Josh & Lourdes Valdez          11/28   11th                                Third Degree
Richard & Cathy Cuellar        11/28   40th     Nov. 22 1PM, 2PM           Alhambra Council           #2431
Robert & Deanna Benedict       11/29   16th
Jose & Ling Yen Dato           11/29   36th     ALWAYS call the GK, FS, or Team Captain to ensure that the
David & Lupe Montoya           11/29   40th     ceremony is still taking place when/where published.
Knights of Columbus                                          November 2009                                                           Page 6




  Keeping in Touch                                                              Note from Past Grand
Often we have brother knights, or their
wives, that are home bound or hospi-                                               Knight Jim La Polla
talized or living in other facilities                                     Past Grand Knight Jim La Polla sent the following note .
where they are in need of physical
assistance. Hopefully this newsletter                                     Please convey my thanks to the council for their generous sup-
helps them to keep in touch. A phone                                      port. I had my left leg amputated below the knee in April and
call from a brother knight is often ap-                                   I've incurred large medical bills. Your support has been a wel-
preciated and can be more informative                                     come relief. At the moment I'm paying off my prosthetic leg,
than simply reading the newsletter.                                       almost $1200.00 Co-payment. Last Friday the nurse who is
                                                                          helping me to fit the leg so I can wear it comfortably told me
Brother Jim LaPolla, PGK                                                  that this leg is only a trainer. In three to six months, after I finish
is home recuperating from medical complications of diabetes and           rehab, I will need to purchase my permanent prosthesis, some-
would appreciate a phone call note or Email. He can be reached            where in the neighborhood of $2000.00 co-payment.
at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324, Home phone (909)
824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at harttx@yahoo.com.               Your continued prayers are very much appreciated. Please con-
                                                                          tinue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers.
                                                                          Vivat Jesus, Jim La Polla.
Brother Robert Benedict was an LAPD motorcycle
officer is and is currently in a rehabilitation facility in Bakersfield   Grand Knight Paul Diaz and Brother Lou Cartwright visited Jim
for treatment of brain injuries due to two on duty accidents. His
                                                                          recently. Jim is having the prosthetic leg refitted weekly because
wife Deanna has kept us updated and she states: “If some Knights
can give him a call just to say hi, it would be great. I don't think      his leg is still tender. The first wheelchair he received was too
he gets very many calls from his friends”. His cell number is             large and did not fit through the doorway. He had to wait 6
(909) 247-5711. The direct line (661) 836-2500 may work best as           weeks for a smaller chair so for that period of time he was con-
he doesn't always carry his phone with him. Ask the receptionist          fined to his room.
if he's in (sometimes they go out for a few hours). He is usually
in his apartment after 3pm. If you can, give him a call just to say       He can be reached at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324,
“Hi” it would be appreciated.                                             Home phone (909) 824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at
                                                                          harttx@yahoo.com.
Occasionally we will hear from a brother knight who has moved
away. They too would appreciate a call, letter or email from
members of our council.

Ken Passler, PGK his wife Sandee and their children                         Council Bowling Night
moved to Las Cruces New Mexico some time ago. Pam Stump
said that the Passler Family had the honor of being named the
Knights of Columbus Family of the Year in New Mexico a few                When was the last time you went bowling or took the family out
years ago. Ken’s Email address is KSPasler@msn.com. I am sure             to bowl? Come and join your brother knights and their families
he would enjoy hearing from our council members.                          for an evening of fun camaraderie and relaxation.

If you know of any brothers knight or their wives that would like              Our council will have a bowling night at Oak Tree Lanes at
to be included in this list contact Dennis Stump at (909) 597-3741        990 N. Diamond Bar Blvd., in Diamond Bar. It will be on Tues-
or Jose Lopez at (909) 591-6811.                                          day November 10, 2009. The time is
                                                                          from 6:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost
                                                                          is $10.00 per person and includes
                                                                          two hours of bowling, free shoe
          Encourage Priestly and                                          rental, a large pizza and a pitcher of
                                                                          soda per lane.
            Religious Vocations.
         Your Prayers and Support                                         For more information contact Paul
                                                                          Diaz at (909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at
             Make a Difference                                            pdiazzz@yahoo.com
Knights of Columbus                                   November 2009                                            Page 7



         4th Degree                                                  Joke of the Month
                                                                                  Only in Texas
       exemplification                                   A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a
                                                         sheriff's deputy. He thinks that he is smarter than the
We had four knights from our council make their          deputy because he is a lawyer from New York and is
Fourth Degree on October 10th at the Marriott Hotel      certain that he has a better education then any cop
in Irvine. They are; Brothers Andrew Alvarez, Jerry
                                                         from Texas . He decides to prove this to himself and
Bush (no picture available), Robert Johnson and
                                                         have some fun at the Texas deputy's expense.
Louis Safonte. All the candidates were accompanied
by their wives They all joined the St. Jude Assembly
in Brea.                                                 The deputy says, “License and registration, please.”
                                                         “What for?” says the lawyer. The deputy tells him, “You
Brothers Tom Hughes and Jeff Runtz attended the          didn't come to a complete stop at the stop sign.” Then
exemplification in support of the new Fourth Degree      the lawyer responds, “I slowed down, and no one was
Knights.                                                 coming.” “You still didn't come to a complete stop,” re-
                                                         plies the deputy. “License and registration, please.” The
Pictured to the right is Brother                         lawyer asks, “What's the difference?” “The difference is
Louis Safonte, below Brother                             you have to come to complete stop, that's the law. Li-
Andrew Alvarez and his wife                              cense and registration, please!” the Deputy repeats.
Andrea. At the bottom is                                 The Lawyer says, “If you can show me the legal differ-
Brother Robert Johnson and                               ence between slow down and stop, I'll give you my li-
his wife Marysia.                                        cense and registration; and you give me the ticket. If
                                                         not, you let me go and don't give me the ticket.”
Congratulations Sir Knights.
                                                         “That sounds fair. Please exit your vehicle, sir,” the
                                                         deputy says. At this point, the deputy takes out his
                                                         nightstick and starts beating the living daylights out of
                                                         the lawyer and says, “Do you want me to stop, or just
                                                         slow down?”.




                                                        Brother Don Gonzalez and Brother Lamar Johnson getting in a little
                                                        driver training at St. Paul’s festival last month. Do they really think this
                                                        will help them pass the DMV test?
 Knights of Columbus                                      November 2009
                                                                                                                         Page 8


                                                                                      Christmas Party
           duties of the                                                               And Councils
            Recorder                                                                  20th Anniversary
This is the fourth in our series explaining the duties of the vari-   It has been twenty years since our council was formed here in
ous council officer positions. We hope that this will help our        Chino Hills. We will be celebrating this milestone event along with
members have a better understanding of the duties of the vari-        our annual Christmas Party on December 5th. At 5:00 P.M. at St.
ous officers and Service Program Directors. We will continue          Paul the Apostle Maher Hall. Dinner will be a Pot Luck with the
to provide a description of the other positions in the coming         council providing the main course of Ham and turkey. Sign ups for
months.                                                               the pot luck will be available by contacting Grand Knight Paul Diaz
                                                                      at .(909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at pdiazzz@yahoo.com. Paul
The following is a description of the duties of the Recorder as       would also would like to have an estimate of how many will be
found in the Charter Constitution Laws of the Knights of Co-          attending the event. The council will provide soft drinks, water and
lumbus.                                                               coffee. You are welcome to bring your own holiday spirits.

The Recorder shall keep true records                                  Dinner will start at 6:30 P. M. with a DJ providing music for danc-
of the doings of his council upon                                     ing from 7:30 P. M. until 11:00 P. M.
books approved by the Board of Di-
rectors and furnished by the Supreme                                  Santa Claus will be visiting some time in the evening so please
Secretary at the expense of the coun-                                 bring a wrapped gift for any children that will be attending with
cil: conduct all correspondence of the                                you.
council and shall perform such duties
as the council or the Order may di-                                   There will also be a White Ele-
rect.                                                                 phant Christmas Gift Exchange.
                                                                      Each person wishing to partici-
What Really Happens?                                                  pate in the gift exchange should
                                                                      bring a gift with a maximum
The Recorder keeps a true record of                                   value of $20.00. These are not
all the actions of the council. He                                    couples presents but individual
should use the “Recorders Minute                                      gifts.
                                            Council Recorder
Book” (#1403 available from the
                                           Brother Jose Lopez         Please join us for dinner and an
Supreme Council Supply Depart-                                                                             Brother Mike Leeming and his
ment) to record the minutes of all                                    evening with your brother knights    family at last years Christmas
council meetings. Currently we are keeping printed copies of          and their families and some danc-
all council meetings as well as storing them on computer.             ing.

From a practical point of view most correspondence is handled                        Prayer for Priests
by the Grand Knight.
                                                                      Ever-living God and Father of us all, you give to your Church
Our Recorder also writes and publishes the monthly newsletter, the Priesthood of your Son, Jesus, and by the power of the Holy
keeps the attendance roster of all meetings as well as the min- Spirit, you provide holy priests for a holy people.
utes of the Officers meetings and General meetings.
                                                                      We pray for all our priests, who announce the Word of God and
          Newsletter Sent via E-Mail                                  celebrate the Sacraments, for those who are young and those
                                                                      who are old, for those who serve in difficult and trying circum-
The newsletter is going via E-mail to members for whom we             stances, for those who are faithful and those who are faltering,
have an E-mail address. It is in PDF format and can be                and for those who have died.
opened with Adobe Reader, a free download file at
Adobe.com.                                                            We entrust all our priests to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, that they may persevere with fidelity
If we don’t have your E-mail address you will get the news-           to you and to your Church. With Saint John Vianney, patron of
letter by U. S. mail. If you wish to get the newsletter by U. S.      priests, we pray that our priests may never fail to lead us to you.
mail rather than E-mail or if you prefer E-mail, contact Jose         We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lopez at: jlopez646@aol.com or at (909) 591-6811 .
 Knights of Columbus                                November 2009                              Page 9


Sandra’s Mexican Grill &
  Cantina Now Open




                                             OPEN




 Sandra’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is now open at
       14670 Pipeline Ave., in Chino Hills.




             Be a friend                                            Your Business Card could
                                                                             be here
                                                                          for as little as
                                                                             $25.00
                                                                         For one year.
                                                                         Contact Jose Lopez at
                                                                            (909) 591-6811
  Ask a friend to join the                                             Or E-mail: jlopez@aol.com

  Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Chino Valley Council #10234
P.O. Box 145
Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




                                    Oscar Gardea
                                   3769 Garden Court
                                   Chino Hills, Callif. 91709




__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                     Knights of Columbus
                                  Chino Valley Council #10234

                                        Past Grand Knights
                              Joe Bok              Jan. 1990 thru July 1990
                              Lou Cartwright       July 1990 thru June 1991
                              Jim LaPolla          July 1991 thru June 1992
                              Ken Passler          July 1992 thru June 1993
                              Richard Contreras    July 1993 thru June 1994
                              Joe Bok              July 1994 thru June 1995
                              Santi Gorospe        July 1995 thru June 1996
                              David Vezzetti       July 1996 thru June 1997
                              Doug Loucks          July 1997 thru June 1998
                              Richard Garrido      July 1998 thru June 1999
                              Dennis Stump         July 1999 thru June 2000
                              Jeff Runtz           July 2000 thru June 2002
                              Art Kirby            July 2002 thru June 2004
                              Rudy Castro          July 2004 thru June 2005
                              Manuel Padilla       July 2005 thru June 2006
                              Steve Gomez          July 2006 thru June 2007
                              Tom Hughes           July 2007 thru June 2008
                              Paul Diaz            July 2008 thru June 2009
      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night into the streets, espe-    Diocese. It is usually attended by Knights and their wives.
cially around the train station, between 10 P. M. and         Knights from every parish in the Diocese bring their re-
2P.M. to pick up the homeless and take them to the home       spective clergy.
we have on San Gregorio al Cielo.
                                                              This large event will be attended by approximately 150 to
The last time I was in Rome, I found it unbearable to see     200 people who come from as far away as Palm Springs.
so many homeless people living that way. So I went to see     This year, we are expecting Bishop Gerald R. Barnes and
                                                              Bishop Rutilio Del Riego to attend. There is also the pos-
the mayor of Rome and said “Give me a place for these         sibility that the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus
people, because they refuse to come with us and would         the Vice Deputy and the chaplains are expected to attend.
rather stay where they are.” He and his staff responded
wonderfully. In a few days they offered us a very nice        The tentative schedule for the evening is a cocktail hour
                                                              from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Dinner will be served at ap-
place near the Termini Train Station. At present, all those   proximately 7:15PM followed by comments from various
who have nowhere else to spend the night except in the        dignitaries.
streets go there and sleep in beds, In the morning they
leave.                                                        We are asking ALL Knights to participate in putting this
                                                              event together and making it a success. I am inviting you
This is the wonderful part of our vocation, that as Mis-      all to attend. We need
sionaries of Charity we have created an awareness of the      your help and expertise to
                                                              make this event a success.
poor in the whole world. Twenty years ago no one would        The event will be broken
have believed that there were hungry, naked men and           up into Committees such
women around. Today the whole world knows the poor            as Food, Servers, Deco-           January 10, 2010
because of out work. And they want to share.                  rating, Clean up, Set-up            Clergy Night
                                                              and Tear Down, etc.
Why is our congregation known all over the world today?       While we have some
It is because people see what we do: feeding the hungry,      committees already
                                                              chaired, we still need
clothing the naked, taking care of the sick and the dying.    some help.
Because they see, they believe.
                                                              Our next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday
                                                              November 24th at 7:00PM in the Annex at St. Paul the
                                                              Apostle Church. All are welcome to attend.

                                                              Please contact Grand Knight Paul Diaz at (909) 591-
                                                              2411 for information regarding the next meeting, or if
                                                              you can help but cannot make the meeting.

                                                              Thanks & God Bless,
                                                              Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
  Knights of Columbus                                    November 2009                                                  Page 4




 Knights of Columbus                                                         RECIPE of THE MONTH
 Night at JoJo’s Pizza
      Kitchen                                                             Rib eye with Salsa Verde (Serves 4)
                                                                   2 16-ounce boneless Rib eye steaks
Support the Knights of Columbus                                    Pure olive oil
charities Wednesday November11th
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Jojo’s Pizza                              2 Tablespoons of Capers
Kitchen at 2923 Chino Ave. H-1,                                    Kosher salt, to taste
Chino Hills, Cal. (909) 464-2222.
                                                                   Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
JoJo’s has designated the second                                   2 Tablespoons butter
Wednesday of every month to help us                                1 Bunch Italian Parsley stems removed (leaves only)
raise funds for charity. They will do-
nate 25% of the cost of your meal to our council. JoJo’s food is   3 cloves garlic, peeled
always made fresh. When ordering just mention the Knights of       Zest of one lemon
Columbus.
                                                                   2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to dine in, take out or 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
have pizza delivered. Fund raisers exclude all discounts and      1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
coupons.
                                                                  Preparation

        Pray for our Deceased                                      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
                                                                   Salsa Verde
         Brothers and Wives                                        In a food processor, combine 3 cloves of garlic with the Italian
                                                                   parsley and pulse to a thick paste. Add the capers, lemon zest, red
  Remember our Deceased brother Knights                            wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Continue combining
                                                                   ingredients and slowly drizzle in 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
             and spouses:
                                                                   Rib Eye
                        Robert Kline                               Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black
                       Willie Williams                             pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat with pure olive oil
                      Patrick O'Curran                             to coat the bottom of the pan. Add in the steaks and cook for 5 min-
                      Manuel Buyson                                utes. Drain the oil, turn the steaks over, place 1 tablespoon of butter
                        Ernie Vestri                               on each steak and place in the oven for 5 minutes for a medium rare
                       Case Spolstra
                                                                   steak. 6 minutes for a medium steak. Remove from the oven and let
                      James O'Reiley
                                                                   rest for 4-5 minutes.
                        Julie Uehlin
                                                                   This recipe was submitted by Jose Lopez. Do you have a favorite
                      John Palmowski                               recipe you would like to share? Send it to Jose Lopez at 14124 Eve-
                        Paul Taylor                                ning View Dr. Chino Hills, Cal. 91709 or email it to jlo-
                        Bette Piasta                               pez646@aol.com.
                      Charles Musser


                  May their souls                                             Build For
      and the souls of all the faithful departed                             The Future!
                    rest in peace.
                                                                              Recruit A
                                                                           New Member!
 Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                       Page 5


                                                                 Calendar of Events

             Birthdays                                             October-November
                                                Nov 3, 4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, 7:00pm Guasti.
                        &                       Nov. 5, General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
                                                Nov. 7, Hour of Power Rosary 9:00 am Montclair Abortion
                                                         Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month.
       Anniversaries                            Nov. 8, Knights of Columbus Breakfast St Paul the Apostle
                                                         Church, 6:30am to 12:00 noon
                                                Nov 10, Bowling Night
                                                Nov. 11, JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Nov. 16 4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pmYorba
Brother’s Birthday                                       Linda John Paul Center, 6:30pm
                                                Nov. 18 1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Fr. Mike Gilsenan      11/4                     Nov. 19, Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Sal Avila              11/8                     Nov. 29 Corporate Communion, 9:30 AM, St. Paul the Apostle
Larry Clayton          11/9
Jerry Formulak         11/10                    Dec.1,     4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, Guasti 7:00pm
Edgar Katigbak         11/11                    Dec.2,     1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Mark Davis             11/17                               Annex
Jerome Bush            11/19                    Dec.3,    General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Mike Garrick           11/29                    Dec.4,     Hour of Power Rosary 9:00am Montclair Abortion
Michael Lira           11/29                              Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month
Leonardo Cobian        11/30                    Dec. 5,   Anniversary and Christmas Party, St. Paul the Apostle,
                                                          Maher Hall 5:00 P.M.
    Wife’s Birthday                             Dec.9,    JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Dec.14,   Burrito Breakfast, St. Paul the Apostle 6:30 a.m. to noon.
Virginia Gorospe       11/9                     Dec.16,    Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Katherine Palmowski    11/11                    Dec.17,    1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Linda Medina           11/15                              Annex
Marlene Cacnio         11/26                    Dec.21,    4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pm Yorba
Catherine O’Curran     11/29                              Linda
Carolyn Richardson     11/29
Natalie Gaglio         11/29

                                                                    San Gabriel Valley Chapter
       Wedding Anniversaries
                                                                           First Degree
Dan & Bernadette Burke         11/6    33rd     Nov.11    7PM, 8PM         Fr. McGuire Council,     #3851
Don & Guadalupe Naf            11/6    38th     Nov. 15   2PM, 3PM         Alhambra Council         #2431
Leonard & Mary Ceas            11/12   26th     Nov.18    7PM, 8PM         Shepherd of Ars Council, #6028
Bob & Tacie Adams              11/12   26th     Dec 2     7PM, 8PM         Mgr Corr Council         #3571
Mark & Amy Glaudini            11/13   10th     Dec. 11   2PM, 3PM         St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Tentative)
Chuck & Madelyn Kosky          11/15   59th                                                         #14007
Jerry & Denise Moser           11/15   34th
Dan & Maria Sapien             11/15   28th                                Second Degree
Ramiro & Carol Caro            11/21   22nd     Nov.21 1PM, 2PM            Fr. McGuire Council,       #3851
David & Sharon Krolikowski     11/27   27th
Josh & Lourdes Valdez          11/28   11th                                Third Degree
Richard & Cathy Cuellar        11/28   40th     Nov. 22 1PM, 2PM           Alhambra Council           #2431
Robert & Deanna Benedict       11/29   16th
Jose & Ling Yen Dato           11/29   36th     ALWAYS call the GK, FS, or Team Captain to ensure that the
David & Lupe Montoya           11/29   40th     ceremony is still taking place when/where published.
Knights of Columbus                                          November 2009                                                           Page 6




  Keeping in Touch                                                              Note from Past Grand
Often we have brother knights, or their
wives, that are home bound or hospi-                                               Knight Jim La Polla
talized or living in other facilities                                     Past Grand Knight Jim La Polla sent the following note .
where they are in need of physical
assistance. Hopefully this newsletter                                     Please convey my thanks to the council for their generous sup-
helps them to keep in touch. A phone                                      port. I had my left leg amputated below the knee in April and
call from a brother knight is often ap-                                   I've incurred large medical bills. Your support has been a wel-
preciated and can be more informative                                     come relief. At the moment I'm paying off my prosthetic leg,
than simply reading the newsletter.                                       almost $1200.00 Co-payment. Last Friday the nurse who is
                                                                          helping me to fit the leg so I can wear it comfortably told me
Brother Jim LaPolla, PGK                                                  that this leg is only a trainer. In three to six months, after I finish
is home recuperating from medical complications of diabetes and           rehab, I will need to purchase my permanent prosthesis, some-
would appreciate a phone call note or Email. He can be reached            where in the neighborhood of $2000.00 co-payment.
at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324, Home phone (909)
824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at harttx@yahoo.com.               Your continued prayers are very much appreciated. Please con-
                                                                          tinue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers.
                                                                          Vivat Jesus, Jim La Polla.
Brother Robert Benedict was an LAPD motorcycle
officer is and is currently in a rehabilitation facility in Bakersfield   Grand Knight Paul Diaz and Brother Lou Cartwright visited Jim
for treatment of brain injuries due to two on duty accidents. His
                                                                          recently. Jim is having the prosthetic leg refitted weekly because
wife Deanna has kept us updated and she states: “If some Knights
can give him a call just to say hi, it would be great. I don't think      his leg is still tender. The first wheelchair he received was too
he gets very many calls from his friends”. His cell number is             large and did not fit through the doorway. He had to wait 6
(909) 247-5711. The direct line (661) 836-2500 may work best as           weeks for a smaller chair so for that period of time he was con-
he doesn't always carry his phone with him. Ask the receptionist          fined to his room.
if he's in (sometimes they go out for a few hours). He is usually
in his apartment after 3pm. If you can, give him a call just to say       He can be reached at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324,
“Hi” it would be appreciated.                                             Home phone (909) 824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at
                                                                          harttx@yahoo.com.
Occasionally we will hear from a brother knight who has moved
away. They too would appreciate a call, letter or email from
members of our council.

Ken Passler, PGK his wife Sandee and their children                         Council Bowling Night
moved to Las Cruces New Mexico some time ago. Pam Stump
said that the Passler Family had the honor of being named the
Knights of Columbus Family of the Year in New Mexico a few                When was the last time you went bowling or took the family out
years ago. Ken’s Email address is KSPasler@msn.com. I am sure             to bowl? Come and join your brother knights and their families
he would enjoy hearing from our council members.                          for an evening of fun camaraderie and relaxation.

If you know of any brothers knight or their wives that would like              Our council will have a bowling night at Oak Tree Lanes at
to be included in this list contact Dennis Stump at (909) 597-3741        990 N. Diamond Bar Blvd., in Diamond Bar. It will be on Tues-
or Jose Lopez at (909) 591-6811.                                          day November 10, 2009. The time is
                                                                          from 6:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost
                                                                          is $10.00 per person and includes
                                                                          two hours of bowling, free shoe
          Encourage Priestly and                                          rental, a large pizza and a pitcher of
                                                                          soda per lane.
            Religious Vocations.
         Your Prayers and Support                                         For more information contact Paul
                                                                          Diaz at (909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at
             Make a Difference                                            pdiazzz@yahoo.com
Knights of Columbus                                   November 2009                                            Page 7



         4th Degree                                                  Joke of the Month
                                                                                  Only in Texas
       exemplification                                   A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a
                                                         sheriff's deputy. He thinks that he is smarter than the
We had four knights from our council make their          deputy because he is a lawyer from New York and is
Fourth Degree on October 10th at the Marriott Hotel      certain that he has a better education then any cop
in Irvine. They are; Brothers Andrew Alvarez, Jerry
                                                         from Texas . He decides to prove this to himself and
Bush (no picture available), Robert Johnson and
                                                         have some fun at the Texas deputy's expense.
Louis Safonte. All the candidates were accompanied
by their wives They all joined the St. Jude Assembly
in Brea.                                                 The deputy says, “License and registration, please.”
                                                         “What for?” says the lawyer. The deputy tells him, “You
Brothers Tom Hughes and Jeff Runtz attended the          didn't come to a complete stop at the stop sign.” Then
exemplification in support of the new Fourth Degree      the lawyer responds, “I slowed down, and no one was
Knights.                                                 coming.” “You still didn't come to a complete stop,” re-
                                                         plies the deputy. “License and registration, please.” The
Pictured to the right is Brother                         lawyer asks, “What's the difference?” “The difference is
Louis Safonte, below Brother                             you have to come to complete stop, that's the law. Li-
Andrew Alvarez and his wife                              cense and registration, please!” the Deputy repeats.
Andrea. At the bottom is                                 The Lawyer says, “If you can show me the legal differ-
Brother Robert Johnson and                               ence between slow down and stop, I'll give you my li-
his wife Marysia.                                        cense and registration; and you give me the ticket. If
                                                         not, you let me go and don't give me the ticket.”
Congratulations Sir Knights.
                                                         “That sounds fair. Please exit your vehicle, sir,” the
                                                         deputy says. At this point, the deputy takes out his
                                                         nightstick and starts beating the living daylights out of
                                                         the lawyer and says, “Do you want me to stop, or just
                                                         slow down?”.




                                                        Brother Don Gonzalez and Brother Lamar Johnson getting in a little
                                                        driver training at St. Paul’s festival last month. Do they really think this
                                                        will help them pass the DMV test?
 Knights of Columbus                                      November 2009
                                                                                                                         Page 8


                                                                                      Christmas Party
           duties of the                                                               And Councils
            Recorder                                                                  20th Anniversary
This is the fourth in our series explaining the duties of the vari-   It has been twenty years since our council was formed here in
ous council officer positions. We hope that this will help our        Chino Hills. We will be celebrating this milestone event along with
members have a better understanding of the duties of the vari-        our annual Christmas Party on December 5th. At 5:00 P.M. at St.
ous officers and Service Program Directors. We will continue          Paul the Apostle Maher Hall. Dinner will be a Pot Luck with the
to provide a description of the other positions in the coming         council providing the main course of Ham and turkey. Sign ups for
months.                                                               the pot luck will be available by contacting Grand Knight Paul Diaz
                                                                      at .(909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at pdiazzz@yahoo.com. Paul
The following is a description of the duties of the Recorder as       would also would like to have an estimate of how many will be
found in the Charter Constitution Laws of the Knights of Co-          attending the event. The council will provide soft drinks, water and
lumbus.                                                               coffee. You are welcome to bring your own holiday spirits.

The Recorder shall keep true records                                  Dinner will start at 6:30 P. M. with a DJ providing music for danc-
of the doings of his council upon                                     ing from 7:30 P. M. until 11:00 P. M.
books approved by the Board of Di-
rectors and furnished by the Supreme                                  Santa Claus will be visiting some time in the evening so please
Secretary at the expense of the coun-                                 bring a wrapped gift for any children that will be attending with
cil: conduct all correspondence of the                                you.
council and shall perform such duties
as the council or the Order may di-                                   There will also be a White Ele-
rect.                                                                 phant Christmas Gift Exchange.
                                                                      Each person wishing to partici-
What Really Happens?                                                  pate in the gift exchange should
                                                                      bring a gift with a maximum
The Recorder keeps a true record of                                   value of $20.00. These are not
all the actions of the council. He                                    couples presents but individual
should use the “Recorders Minute                                      gifts.
                                            Council Recorder
Book” (#1403 available from the
                                           Brother Jose Lopez         Please join us for dinner and an
Supreme Council Supply Depart-                                                                             Brother Mike Leeming and his
ment) to record the minutes of all                                    evening with your brother knights    family at last years Christmas
council meetings. Currently we are keeping printed copies of          and their families and some danc-
all council meetings as well as storing them on computer.             ing.

From a practical point of view most correspondence is handled                        Prayer for Priests
by the Grand Knight.
                                                                      Ever-living God and Father of us all, you give to your Church
Our Recorder also writes and publishes the monthly newsletter, the Priesthood of your Son, Jesus, and by the power of the Holy
keeps the attendance roster of all meetings as well as the min- Spirit, you provide holy priests for a holy people.
utes of the Officers meetings and General meetings.
                                                                      We pray for all our priests, who announce the Word of God and
          Newsletter Sent via E-Mail                                  celebrate the Sacraments, for those who are young and those
                                                                      who are old, for those who serve in difficult and trying circum-
The newsletter is going via E-mail to members for whom we             stances, for those who are faithful and those who are faltering,
have an E-mail address. It is in PDF format and can be                and for those who have died.
opened with Adobe Reader, a free download file at
Adobe.com.                                                            We entrust all our priests to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, that they may persevere with fidelity
If we don’t have your E-mail address you will get the news-           to you and to your Church. With Saint John Vianney, patron of
letter by U. S. mail. If you wish to get the newsletter by U. S.      priests, we pray that our priests may never fail to lead us to you.
mail rather than E-mail or if you prefer E-mail, contact Jose         We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lopez at: jlopez646@aol.com or at (909) 591-6811 .
 Knights of Columbus                                November 2009                              Page 9


Sandra’s Mexican Grill &
  Cantina Now Open




                                             OPEN




 Sandra’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is now open at
       14670 Pipeline Ave., in Chino Hills.




             Be a friend                                            Your Business Card could
                                                                             be here
                                                                          for as little as
                                                                             $25.00
                                                                         For one year.
                                                                         Contact Jose Lopez at
                                                                            (909) 591-6811
  Ask a friend to join the                                             Or E-mail: jlopez@aol.com

  Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Chino Valley Council #10234
P.O. Box 145
Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




                                    Michael Garrick
                                   15680 Country Club Dr.
                                   Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                     Knights of Columbus
                                  Chino Valley Council #10234

                                        Past Grand Knights
                              Joe Bok              Jan. 1990 thru July 1990
                              Lou Cartwright       July 1990 thru June 1991
                              Jim LaPolla          July 1991 thru June 1992
                              Ken Passler          July 1992 thru June 1993
                              Richard Contreras    July 1993 thru June 1994
                              Joe Bok              July 1994 thru June 1995
                              Santi Gorospe        July 1995 thru June 1996
                              David Vezzetti       July 1996 thru June 1997
                              Doug Loucks          July 1997 thru June 1998
                              Richard Garrido      July 1998 thru June 1999
                              Dennis Stump         July 1999 thru June 2000
                              Jeff Runtz           July 2000 thru June 2002
                              Art Kirby            July 2002 thru June 2004
                              Rudy Castro          July 2004 thru June 2005
                              Manuel Padilla       July 2005 thru June 2006
                              Steve Gomez          July 2006 thru June 2007
                              Tom Hughes           July 2007 thru June 2008
                              Paul Diaz            July 2008 thru June 2009
      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night into the streets, espe-    Diocese. It is usually attended by Knights and their wives.
cially around the train station, between 10 P. M. and         Knights from every parish in the Diocese bring their re-
2P.M. to pick up the homeless and take them to the home       spective clergy.
we have on San Gregorio al Cielo.
                                                              This large event will be attended by approximately 150 to
The last time I was in Rome, I found it unbearable to see     200 people who come from as far away as Palm Springs.
so many homeless people living that way. So I went to see     This year, we are expecting Bishop Gerald R. Barnes and
                                                              Bishop Rutilio Del Riego to attend. There is also the pos-
the mayor of Rome and said “Give me a place for these         sibility that the State Deputy of the Knights of Columbus
people, because they refuse to come with us and would         the Vice Deputy and the chaplains are expected to attend.
rather stay where they are.” He and his staff responded
wonderfully. In a few days they offered us a very nice        The tentative schedule for the evening is a cocktail hour
                                                              from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Dinner will be served at ap-
place near the Termini Train Station. At present, all those   proximately 7:15PM followed by comments from various
who have nowhere else to spend the night except in the        dignitaries.
streets go there and sleep in beds, In the morning they
leave.                                                        We are asking ALL Knights to participate in putting this
                                                              event together and making it a success. I am inviting you
This is the wonderful part of our vocation, that as Mis-      all to attend. We need
sionaries of Charity we have created an awareness of the      your help and expertise to
                                                              make this event a success.
poor in the whole world. Twenty years ago no one would        The event will be broken
have believed that there were hungry, naked men and           up into Committees such
women around. Today the whole world knows the poor            as Food, Servers, Deco-           January 10, 2010
because of out work. And they want to share.                  rating, Clean up, Set-up            Clergy Night
                                                              and Tear Down, etc.
Why is our congregation known all over the world today?       While we have some
It is because people see what we do: feeding the hungry,      committees already
                                                              chaired, we still need
clothing the naked, taking care of the sick and the dying.    some help.
Because they see, they believe.
                                                              Our next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday
                                                              November 24th at 7:00PM in the Annex at St. Paul the
                                                              Apostle Church. All are welcome to attend.

                                                              Please contact Grand Knight Paul Diaz at (909) 591-
                                                              2411 for information regarding the next meeting, or if
                                                              you can help but cannot make the meeting.

                                                              Thanks & God Bless,
                                                              Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
  Knights of Columbus                                    November 2009                                                  Page 4




 Knights of Columbus                                                         RECIPE of THE MONTH
 Night at JoJo’s Pizza
      Kitchen                                                             Rib eye with Salsa Verde (Serves 4)
                                                                   2 16-ounce boneless Rib eye steaks
Support the Knights of Columbus                                    Pure olive oil
charities Wednesday November11th
from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Jojo’s Pizza                              2 Tablespoons of Capers
Kitchen at 2923 Chino Ave. H-1,                                    Kosher salt, to taste
Chino Hills, Cal. (909) 464-2222.
                                                                   Fresh Ground Black Pepper, to taste
JoJo’s has designated the second                                   2 Tablespoons butter
Wednesday of every month to help us                                1 Bunch Italian Parsley stems removed (leaves only)
raise funds for charity. They will do-
nate 25% of the cost of your meal to our council. JoJo’s food is   3 cloves garlic, peeled
always made fresh. When ordering just mention the Knights of       Zest of one lemon
Columbus.
                                                                   2/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Invite your family, friends and neighbors to dine in, take out or 1 Teaspoon Red Wine Vinegar
have pizza delivered. Fund raisers exclude all discounts and      1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
coupons.
                                                                  Preparation

        Pray for our Deceased                                      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
                                                                   Salsa Verde
         Brothers and Wives                                        In a food processor, combine 3 cloves of garlic with the Italian
                                                                   parsley and pulse to a thick paste. Add the capers, lemon zest, red
  Remember our Deceased brother Knights                            wine vinegar and 1 teaspoon of kosher salt. Continue combining
                                                                   ingredients and slowly drizzle in 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
             and spouses:
                                                                   Rib Eye
                        Robert Kline                               Season the steaks liberally with kosher salt and fresh ground black
                       Willie Williams                             pepper. Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat with pure olive oil
                      Patrick O'Curran                             to coat the bottom of the pan. Add in the steaks and cook for 5 min-
                      Manuel Buyson                                utes. Drain the oil, turn the steaks over, place 1 tablespoon of butter
                        Ernie Vestri                               on each steak and place in the oven for 5 minutes for a medium rare
                       Case Spolstra
                                                                   steak. 6 minutes for a medium steak. Remove from the oven and let
                      James O'Reiley
                                                                   rest for 4-5 minutes.
                        Julie Uehlin
                                                                   This recipe was submitted by Jose Lopez. Do you have a favorite
                      John Palmowski                               recipe you would like to share? Send it to Jose Lopez at 14124 Eve-
                        Paul Taylor                                ning View Dr. Chino Hills, Cal. 91709 or email it to jlo-
                        Bette Piasta                               pez646@aol.com.
                      Charles Musser


                  May their souls                                             Build For
      and the souls of all the faithful departed                             The Future!
                    rest in peace.
                                                                              Recruit A
                                                                           New Member!
 Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                       Page 5


                                                                 Calendar of Events

             Birthdays                                             October-November
                                                Nov 3, 4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, 7:00pm Guasti.
                        &                       Nov. 5, General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
                                                Nov. 7, Hour of Power Rosary 9:00 am Montclair Abortion
                                                         Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month.
       Anniversaries                            Nov. 8, Knights of Columbus Breakfast St Paul the Apostle
                                                         Church, 6:30am to 12:00 noon
                                                Nov 10, Bowling Night
                                                Nov. 11, JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Nov. 16 4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pmYorba
Brother’s Birthday                                       Linda John Paul Center, 6:30pm
                                                Nov. 18 1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Fr. Mike Gilsenan      11/4                     Nov. 19, Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Sal Avila              11/8                     Nov. 29 Corporate Communion, 9:30 AM, St. Paul the Apostle
Larry Clayton          11/9
Jerry Formulak         11/10                    Dec.1,     4th Degree Meeting, De Anza Assembly, Guasti 7:00pm
Edgar Katigbak         11/11                    Dec.2,     1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Mark Davis             11/17                               Annex
Jerome Bush            11/19                    Dec.3,    General Meeting 7:30 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Mike Garrick           11/29                    Dec.4,     Hour of Power Rosary 9:00am Montclair Abortion
Michael Lira           11/29                              Clinic, every 1st Saturday of the month
Leonardo Cobian        11/30                    Dec. 5,   Anniversary and Christmas Party, St. Paul the Apostle,
                                                          Maher Hall 5:00 P.M.
    Wife’s Birthday                             Dec.9,    JoJo’s Fundraiser, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
                                                Dec.14,   Burrito Breakfast, St. Paul the Apostle 6:30 a.m. to noon.
Virginia Gorospe       11/9                     Dec.16,    Officers Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle Annex
Katherine Palmowski    11/11                    Dec.17,    1st Degree Team Meeting, 7:00 pm, St. Paul the Apostle
Linda Medina           11/15                              Annex
Marlene Cacnio         11/26                    Dec.21,    4th Degree Meeting, John Paul Center, 6:30pm Yorba
Catherine O’Curran     11/29                              Linda
Carolyn Richardson     11/29
Natalie Gaglio         11/29

                                                                    San Gabriel Valley Chapter
       Wedding Anniversaries
                                                                           First Degree
Dan & Bernadette Burke         11/6    33rd     Nov.11    7PM, 8PM         Fr. McGuire Council,     #3851
Don & Guadalupe Naf            11/6    38th     Nov. 15   2PM, 3PM         Alhambra Council         #2431
Leonard & Mary Ceas            11/12   26th     Nov.18    7PM, 8PM         Shepherd of Ars Council, #6028
Bob & Tacie Adams              11/12   26th     Dec 2     7PM, 8PM         Mgr Corr Council         #3571
Mark & Amy Glaudini            11/13   10th     Dec. 11   2PM, 3PM         St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Tentative)
Chuck & Madelyn Kosky          11/15   59th                                                         #14007
Jerry & Denise Moser           11/15   34th
Dan & Maria Sapien             11/15   28th                                Second Degree
Ramiro & Carol Caro            11/21   22nd     Nov.21 1PM, 2PM            Fr. McGuire Council,       #3851
David & Sharon Krolikowski     11/27   27th
Josh & Lourdes Valdez          11/28   11th                                Third Degree
Richard & Cathy Cuellar        11/28   40th     Nov. 22 1PM, 2PM           Alhambra Council           #2431
Robert & Deanna Benedict       11/29   16th
Jose & Ling Yen Dato           11/29   36th     ALWAYS call the GK, FS, or Team Captain to ensure that the
David & Lupe Montoya           11/29   40th     ceremony is still taking place when/where published.
Knights of Columbus                                          November 2009                                                           Page 6




  Keeping in Touch                                                              Note from Past Grand
Often we have brother knights, or their
wives, that are home bound or hospi-                                               Knight Jim La Polla
talized or living in other facilities                                     Past Grand Knight Jim La Polla sent the following note .
where they are in need of physical
assistance. Hopefully this newsletter                                     Please convey my thanks to the council for their generous sup-
helps them to keep in touch. A phone                                      port. I had my left leg amputated below the knee in April and
call from a brother knight is often ap-                                   I've incurred large medical bills. Your support has been a wel-
preciated and can be more informative                                     come relief. At the moment I'm paying off my prosthetic leg,
than simply reading the newsletter.                                       almost $1200.00 Co-payment. Last Friday the nurse who is
                                                                          helping me to fit the leg so I can wear it comfortably told me
Brother Jim LaPolla, PGK                                                  that this leg is only a trainer. In three to six months, after I finish
is home recuperating from medical complications of diabetes and           rehab, I will need to purchase my permanent prosthesis, some-
would appreciate a phone call note or Email. He can be reached            where in the neighborhood of $2000.00 co-payment.
at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324, Home phone (909)
824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at harttx@yahoo.com.               Your continued prayers are very much appreciated. Please con-
                                                                          tinue to keep me in your thoughts and prayers.
                                                                          Vivat Jesus, Jim La Polla.
Brother Robert Benedict was an LAPD motorcycle
officer is and is currently in a rehabilitation facility in Bakersfield   Grand Knight Paul Diaz and Brother Lou Cartwright visited Jim
for treatment of brain injuries due to two on duty accidents. His
                                                                          recently. Jim is having the prosthetic leg refitted weekly because
wife Deanna has kept us updated and she states: “If some Knights
can give him a call just to say hi, it would be great. I don't think      his leg is still tender. The first wheelchair he received was too
he gets very many calls from his friends”. His cell number is             large and did not fit through the doorway. He had to wait 6
(909) 247-5711. The direct line (661) 836-2500 may work best as           weeks for a smaller chair so for that period of time he was con-
he doesn't always carry his phone with him. Ask the receptionist          fined to his room.
if he's in (sometimes they go out for a few hours). He is usually
in his apartment after 3pm. If you can, give him a call just to say       He can be reached at 534 Bryn Mawr Court, Colton, Cal. 92324,
“Hi” it would be appreciated.                                             Home phone (909) 824-3950, Cell (909) 725-7164 or email at
                                                                          harttx@yahoo.com.
Occasionally we will hear from a brother knight who has moved
away. They too would appreciate a call, letter or email from
members of our council.

Ken Passler, PGK his wife Sandee and their children                         Council Bowling Night
moved to Las Cruces New Mexico some time ago. Pam Stump
said that the Passler Family had the honor of being named the
Knights of Columbus Family of the Year in New Mexico a few                When was the last time you went bowling or took the family out
years ago. Ken’s Email address is KSPasler@msn.com. I am sure             to bowl? Come and join your brother knights and their families
he would enjoy hearing from our council members.                          for an evening of fun camaraderie and relaxation.

If you know of any brothers knight or their wives that would like              Our council will have a bowling night at Oak Tree Lanes at
to be included in this list contact Dennis Stump at (909) 597-3741        990 N. Diamond Bar Blvd., in Diamond Bar. It will be on Tues-
or Jose Lopez at (909) 591-6811.                                          day November 10, 2009. The time is
                                                                          from 6:00P.M. to 8:00 P.M. The cost
                                                                          is $10.00 per person and includes
                                                                          two hours of bowling, free shoe
          Encourage Priestly and                                          rental, a large pizza and a pitcher of
                                                                          soda per lane.
            Religious Vocations.
         Your Prayers and Support                                         For more information contact Paul
                                                                          Diaz at (909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at
             Make a Difference                                            pdiazzz@yahoo.com
Knights of Columbus                                   November 2009                                            Page 7



         4th Degree                                                  Joke of the Month
                                                                                  Only in Texas
       exemplification                                   A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a
                                                         sheriff's deputy. He thinks that he is smarter than the
We had four knights from our council make their          deputy because he is a lawyer from New York and is
Fourth Degree on October 10th at the Marriott Hotel      certain that he has a better education then any cop
in Irvine. They are; Brothers Andrew Alvarez, Jerry
                                                         from Texas . He decides to prove this to himself and
Bush (no picture available), Robert Johnson and
                                                         have some fun at the Texas deputy's expense.
Louis Safonte. All the candidates were accompanied
by their wives They all joined the St. Jude Assembly
in Brea.                                                 The deputy says, “License and registration, please.”
                                                         “What for?” says the lawyer. The deputy tells him, “You
Brothers Tom Hughes and Jeff Runtz attended the          didn't come to a complete stop at the stop sign.” Then
exemplification in support of the new Fourth Degree      the lawyer responds, “I slowed down, and no one was
Knights.                                                 coming.” “You still didn't come to a complete stop,” re-
                                                         plies the deputy. “License and registration, please.” The
Pictured to the right is Brother                         lawyer asks, “What's the difference?” “The difference is
Louis Safonte, below Brother                             you have to come to complete stop, that's the law. Li-
Andrew Alvarez and his wife                              cense and registration, please!” the Deputy repeats.
Andrea. At the bottom is                                 The Lawyer says, “If you can show me the legal differ-
Brother Robert Johnson and                               ence between slow down and stop, I'll give you my li-
his wife Marysia.                                        cense and registration; and you give me the ticket. If
                                                         not, you let me go and don't give me the ticket.”
Congratulations Sir Knights.
                                                         “That sounds fair. Please exit your vehicle, sir,” the
                                                         deputy says. At this point, the deputy takes out his
                                                         nightstick and starts beating the living daylights out of
                                                         the lawyer and says, “Do you want me to stop, or just
                                                         slow down?”.




                                                        Brother Don Gonzalez and Brother Lamar Johnson getting in a little
                                                        driver training at St. Paul’s festival last month. Do they really think this
                                                        will help them pass the DMV test?
 Knights of Columbus                                      November 2009
                                                                                                                         Page 8


                                                                                      Christmas Party
           duties of the                                                               And Councils
            Recorder                                                                  20th Anniversary
This is the fourth in our series explaining the duties of the vari-   It has been twenty years since our council was formed here in
ous council officer positions. We hope that this will help our        Chino Hills. We will be celebrating this milestone event along with
members have a better understanding of the duties of the vari-        our annual Christmas Party on December 5th. At 5:00 P.M. at St.
ous officers and Service Program Directors. We will continue          Paul the Apostle Maher Hall. Dinner will be a Pot Luck with the
to provide a description of the other positions in the coming         council providing the main course of Ham and turkey. Sign ups for
months.                                                               the pot luck will be available by contacting Grand Knight Paul Diaz
                                                                      at .(909) 591-2411 or e-mail him at pdiazzz@yahoo.com. Paul
The following is a description of the duties of the Recorder as       would also would like to have an estimate of how many will be
found in the Charter Constitution Laws of the Knights of Co-          attending the event. The council will provide soft drinks, water and
lumbus.                                                               coffee. You are welcome to bring your own holiday spirits.

The Recorder shall keep true records                                  Dinner will start at 6:30 P. M. with a DJ providing music for danc-
of the doings of his council upon                                     ing from 7:30 P. M. until 11:00 P. M.
books approved by the Board of Di-
rectors and furnished by the Supreme                                  Santa Claus will be visiting some time in the evening so please
Secretary at the expense of the coun-                                 bring a wrapped gift for any children that will be attending with
cil: conduct all correspondence of the                                you.
council and shall perform such duties
as the council or the Order may di-                                   There will also be a White Ele-
rect.                                                                 phant Christmas Gift Exchange.
                                                                      Each person wishing to partici-
What Really Happens?                                                  pate in the gift exchange should
                                                                      bring a gift with a maximum
The Recorder keeps a true record of                                   value of $20.00. These are not
all the actions of the council. He                                    couples presents but individual
should use the “Recorders Minute                                      gifts.
                                            Council Recorder
Book” (#1403 available from the
                                           Brother Jose Lopez         Please join us for dinner and an
Supreme Council Supply Depart-                                                                             Brother Mike Leeming and his
ment) to record the minutes of all                                    evening with your brother knights    family at last years Christmas
council meetings. Currently we are keeping printed copies of          and their families and some danc-
all council meetings as well as storing them on computer.             ing.

From a practical point of view most correspondence is handled                        Prayer for Priests
by the Grand Knight.
                                                                      Ever-living God and Father of us all, you give to your Church
Our Recorder also writes and publishes the monthly newsletter, the Priesthood of your Son, Jesus, and by the power of the Holy
keeps the attendance roster of all meetings as well as the min- Spirit, you provide holy priests for a holy people.
utes of the Officers meetings and General meetings.
                                                                      We pray for all our priests, who announce the Word of God and
          Newsletter Sent via E-Mail                                  celebrate the Sacraments, for those who are young and those
                                                                      who are old, for those who serve in difficult and trying circum-
The newsletter is going via E-mail to members for whom we             stances, for those who are faithful and those who are faltering,
have an E-mail address. It is in PDF format and can be                and for those who have died.
opened with Adobe Reader, a free download file at
Adobe.com.                                                            We entrust all our priests to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and to the
                                                                      Immaculate Heart of Mary, that they may persevere with fidelity
If we don’t have your E-mail address you will get the news-           to you and to your Church. With Saint John Vianney, patron of
letter by U. S. mail. If you wish to get the newsletter by U. S.      priests, we pray that our priests may never fail to lead us to you.
mail rather than E-mail or if you prefer E-mail, contact Jose         We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Lopez at: jlopez646@aol.com or at (909) 591-6811 .
 Knights of Columbus                                November 2009                              Page 9


Sandra’s Mexican Grill &
  Cantina Now Open




                                             OPEN




 Sandra’s Mexican Grill & Cantina is now open at
       14670 Pipeline Ave., in Chino Hills.




             Be a friend                                            Your Business Card could
                                                                             be here
                                                                          for as little as
                                                                             $25.00
                                                                         For one year.
                                                                         Contact Jose Lopez at
                                                                            (909) 591-6811
  Ask a friend to join the                                             Or E-mail: jlopez@aol.com

  Knights of Columbus
Knights of Columbus
Chino Valley Council #10234
P.O. Box 145
Chino Hills, Calif. 91709




                                   PGK Steve Gomez
                                   555 Boyton Ave. SE
                                   Lowel, MI. 49331




__________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                     Knights of Columbus
                                  Chino Valley Council #10234

                                        Past Grand Knights
                              Joe Bok              Jan. 1990 thru July 1990
                              Lou Cartwright       July 1990 thru June 1991
                              Jim LaPolla          July 1991 thru June 1992
                              Ken Passler          July 1992 thru June 1993
                              Richard Contreras    July 1993 thru June 1994
                              Joe Bok              July 1994 thru June 1995
                              Santi Gorospe        July 1995 thru June 1996
                              David Vezzetti       July 1996 thru June 1997
                              Doug Loucks          July 1997 thru June 1998
                              Richard Garrido      July 1998 thru June 1999
                              Dennis Stump         July 1999 thru June 2000
                              Jeff Runtz           July 2000 thru June 2002
                              Art Kirby            July 2002 thru June 2004
                              Rudy Castro          July 2004 thru June 2005
                              Manuel Padilla       July 2005 thru June 2006
                              Steve Gomez          July 2006 thru June 2007
                              Tom Hughes           July 2007 thru June 2008
                              Paul Diaz            July 2008 thru June 2009
      November 2009           Knights of Columbus
2009-2010 Officers
        Grand Knight
                              Council #10234
        Paul Diaz
        (909) 591-2411                       P.O. Box 145, Chino Hills, Calif. 91709
                                                        Kofc10234.org
        Chaplain
        Fr. Patrick O’Hagan
        (909) 465-5503
                                                                   Grand Knights
        Deputy Grand Knight
        Don Gonzalez
                                                                     Message
        (909) 902-9394                           Greetings Brothers and
                                                 families.                     Please see all the upcoming events in the newslet-
        Chancellor                                                             ter. We have a lot going on, so don’t miss out.
        Lamar Johnson                            We have a few events
        (909)237-4722                            coming up and a few that      Again, if anyone has any ideas, suggestions, criti-
        Financial Secretary                      just passed in the last few   cisms, complaints or any issues, please contact
        Denny Stump, PGK                         weeks. I would like to        myself or any council officer.
        (909) 597-3741                           thank everyone for all
                                                 their help.                 We currently have openings for directors and are
        Treasurer                                                            looking forward to creating committees for pro-
        Robert von Voigt                          This month we had our      jects. We have upcoming events that need your
        (909) 606-0535                            Festival at St. Paul on    help. Please feel free to drop by an officer meeting,
                                                  October 2nd, 3rd & 4th and it is open to all brother knights.
        Recorder
                                                  I wish to personally thank
        Jose Lopez
        (909) 591-6811
                                                  all the captains of our    Again, I just want to say Thank you and I look
                              Knights booth and all the volunteers for       forward to another great month with you all. As
        Advocate              their hard work. I also want to thank my       always, please keep all our Brothers and their
        Mike Leeming          beautiful wife, Joanna who was by my side families in your prayers.
        (909) 627-4858        the whole way. Among other things, Joanna
                              was in charge of the scheduling and did an God Bless & Vivat Jesus!
        Warden                excellent job! This year we had the honor of Paul Diaz, Grand Knight
        Bill Grancich         working alongside DGK Don Gonzalez and
        (909) 591-9185        his wife Samantha as Co-Captains. Don &
         Inside Guard         Samantha were there from start to finish
                              each day and kept things running smoothly.
                                                                                   November 29th
        Frank Gillis
        (909) 393-6153        It was a pleasure working with you all.
                              There were very long hours, but with your
                                                                                Corporate Communion
        Outside Guard         help things werea lot easier. We had great
        Andrew Alvarez        participation from the volunteers. We al-      Sunday, November 29th
        (909) 717-4242        ways had a full booth of workers, and I am is our Corporate Com-
                              happy to announce that our sales were up       munion at St. Paul the
        1st Year Trustee
                              118% from last year. The booth brought in Apostle Church at 9:00
        Manny Padilla, PGK
                              over $6,000.00.                                a.m. mass. A section of
        (909) 331-8656
                                                                             the church will be re-
        2nd Year Trustee      Our council is hosting the Annual Clergy       served for our council
        Richard Contreras,    night dinner, Friday, January 29th, 2010 in    and their families. Join
        PGK                   Maher Hall. This is a major event and we
 Inside this issue:

                                                                             your brother Knights in
         Inside 597-8633
        (909) Story     2     need ALL Knights to help. Please contact       this celebration of the
         Inside Story  2      myself or any officer for more information. Eucharist. If you have
        3rd Year Trustee      Guys and Gals (Wives included), we really not been an active mem-
        Tom Hughes, PGK
         Inside Story  2      need your help for this one. We are expect- ber in the past this a good way to meet your broth-
        (909) 627-7060
         Inside Story  3      ing approximately 200 people and we want ers. Please make every effort to attend.
                              to show off our Parish for Father Pat. Ac-
         Inside Story   4     cording to sources from Chapter, we are        We have reserved the banquet room at Sandra’s
         Inside Story   5     expecting the State Deputy, State Vice Dep- Mexican Grill & Cantina, at 14670 Pipeline Ave in
                              uty and State Chaplains to attend and possi- Chino Hills, for breakfast following the mass.
         Inside Story   6     bility our Bishops.
                          Knights of Columbus                 November 2009                           Page 2



                         Tootsie Roll Drive                            Knight of the Month
General                                                               Our September Knight of
                                                                      the Month is Jesse Bar-

Meeting                On Sunday October 18th the Tootsie roll
                       drive at St. Paul the Apostle Church netted
                                                                      ron (pictured at right). He
                                                                      is one of our newest
                       $251.22. This is the lowest amount we have     Knights but he has
                       ever collected in our drive for the mentally   worked on various func-
                                                                      tions since he took his
November 5th           impaired. Apparently the economy is a major
                                                                      1st degree. He has
                       factor. We will be having another Drive, No-   worked our Breakfasts
                       vember 1st at St. Margaret Mary Church.        and was even working
Dinner: 6:00 pm
                       Hopefully we will do better that Sunday.       Knights functions before
Rosary: 7:15 pm
                                                                      he became a Knight.
Meeting: 7:30 pm
                       Pictured below are Brother Don Gonzalez,       Thank you for getting involved and welcome
                       Brother Manuel Padilla, Andrea and Adrianna
St. Paul the Apostle   Barron (daughters of Brother Jessie Barron)
       Annex
(behind the church
                       and Brother Tom Hughes.
                                                                      Family of the Month
     parking lot)
                                                                      The Von Voigt family, Robert his wife Marie
                                                                      and their two daughters are the September
                                                                      Family of the Month. Robert and his daugh-
                                                                      ters have helped us during the breakfasts
                                                                      as well as working the Knights booth at the
The Church                                                            festival. Hardly an event goes by that we
  Needs                                                               don't see Robert and his girls.

  Priests
   and                                                                Brother Robert
                                                                      (pictured to the
 Vocations                                                            right) is our current
                                                                      council Treasurer.
                                                                      We want to thank
                                                                      the entire Von Voift
                                                                      family for their ef-
                                                                      forts and assis-
                                                                      tance.



                                                                            Freedom is not Free
  You Can
   Help


    Pray
     for
  Vocations                                                                   Keep our Military
                                                                               in your prayers
Knights of Columbus                          November 2009                                               Page 3

         Quote from Mother Teresa                                         Save the Date
                      On Generosity
We need money, medicines, clothing, and a thousand                          Clergy Night
other things for the poor we serve. If so many people
weren’t generous, thousands would be left unaided. Be-
                                                              Our Council is hosting the 2010 Clergy Night Dinner on
cause we still have many poor, needy children and fami-       Friday night, January 29th at St. Paul the Apostle Church
lies that live in the streets—not only in Calcutta but in     in Maher Hall. This is one of the largest events held by
London, Rotterdam, Madrid, Marseilles, and Rome—the           our Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter each year to honor
                                                              our clergy (Bishops, Priests, Deacons, Sisters, etc.). This
need is great. In the last city I mentioned, we have many
                                                              event is held in appreciation for all they do for us and the
needy. The sisters go out at night int