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					   Grand Knight’s
    In service to One. In service to all.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   January 2008
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Please Pray
                        Monthly	Report                                                                                                                                                                                                                      For	the	Riccabona	Family
Brothers:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Please continue to pray for the Riccabona
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            family. Their eldest son, Christopher, was
The month of December flew by and a                                                                                                                                                                                                                         called home by our Lord on December 16,
new year is upon us. Just around the                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2007. Steve and Lynn Riccabona and their
corner on Febuary 16th is the Seafood                                                                                                                                                                                                                       sons are vibrantly active members in our
Banquet, our largest fundraiser of the                                                                                                                                                                                                                      parish and our council, volunteering for
year. We are in need of Knights and their                                                                                                                                                                                                                   many events including the Harvest Faire
families to work the event, and in need                                                                                                                                                                                                                     over the past eleven years and the Free
of raffle prizes and auction items. If you                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Parish Breakfast held only a week before the
can provide any items it would be greatly                                                                                                                                                                                                                   loss of Christopher. At that event all three
appreciated. Consider asking businesses              3265	 Family	 Christmas	 Pictures:	                                                                                                                        Riccabona boys, following in their parents

                                                     Celebrating ’07 Walk for Life‘08
or employers for donations. In the past                                                                                                                                                                                                                     example, cleaned the kitchen and table
we have had gift baskets, golf outings,                                                                                                                                                                                                                     tops, stacked and stored chairs and tables.
dinner gift certificates, bed and breakfast                                                                                                                                                                                                                 In that endevor Christopher, demonstrating
gift certificates, tools, wine, housewares,                                                                                                                                                                                                                 considerable skills as a natural leader, took
and many other great prizes. Anything                Food,	Family	and	Santa                              March	for	the	Children                                                                                                                             charge out in the dinning hall to make
donated is tax deductible. We are thankful                                                                                                                                                                                                                  quick precision work of the large task.
for those members always work so hard to               “Advent is a winter training camp for             SAN FRANCISCO, December 11 /Christian
secure donations for the banquet.                    those who desire peace. By reflection               Newswire/ -- The niece of Dr. Martin                                                                                                               The service held at holy Rosary on the 28th
                                                     and prayer, by reading and meditation,              Luther King Jr. will lead an estimated                                                                                                             of last month was a beautiful testament to
                                                     we can make our hearts a place where a              20,000 people along San Francisco’s                                                                                                                both Chris and his entire family. Attendend
                                                     blessing of peace would desire to abide             waterfront proclaiming “Abortion Hurts                                                                                                             by many hundreds of supporters the
                                                     and where the birth of the Prince of                Women” in the Fourth Annual Walk for Life                                                                                                          community grieved openly with the Family.
                                                     Peace might take place.” ~ Edward Hays              West Coast, Saturday, January 19, 2008.                                                                                                            While there are no words to assuage the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            pain of their bereavement, we pray that
                                                     The Chapter 3265 yearly calander of                                                                                                                                                                    our Heavenly Father will fill the void of their

                                                                                                           WA L K
                                                     events ended beautifully with family                                                                                                                                                                   loss with pleasant and joyous memories of
                                                     and friends partaking in a shared meal                                                                                                                                                                 the gift of Christopher’s life.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   WEST CO

                                                     before a beautiful hearth and enveloped

                                                                                                           for LIFE
                                                     in the warmth of our Lord’s love. Holiday                                                                                                               4th Annual                                     Alone with none but thee, my God,
                                                     music, chrismas videos for the kids and                                                                                                                                                                I journey on my way.
                                                     a surprise visit from Santa Claus made
                                                                                                                                                                                    Fr an ci sc o
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            What need I fear when thou art near,
                                                     the night especially memorable. This                                    ar y                                 19 , 20 08 • Sa n                                                                         Oh king of night and day?
                                                                                                          Sa tu rd ay, Ja nu                                                                    IC E.
                                                     was a perfect way to simply enjoy the                               D IT IO N                                                  . A N EW VO                                                             More safe am I within thy hand
                                                                                                             A N EW TR A
Our	Grand	Knight	with	His	Grandaughter               bonds formed during a year of service                                                                                                                                                                  Than if a host did round me stand.
                                                     in a relaxed, joy-filled atmosphere as we           Alveda King, Black Genocide founder Dr.                                                                                                                                ~ St. Columba (521-597)
                                In His service,      gave thanks to Jesus for another year               Clenard Childress Jr., and saline abortion                                                                                                         In His service,
                            Kirk J. Schuler, GK      of service to God ‘s extended family!               survivor Gianna Jessen will speak at the                                                                                                           Kirk J. Schuler, GK
                                                                                                                                                                                                   SPEA KERS :
                                                                                                            Join thousand           families as
                                                                                                                               s of pro-life we take                   Starts 11:00
                                                                                                                                                                                    am                               g
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Dr. AlvedainKiner King, Jr. Family

         37th Annual Seafood Banquet Free Throw                                                                                                                                                                                                              Parish Break
                                                                                                            men, friends andthe streets proclaim-                                                          Mart Luth
                                                                                                                                                                        Justin Herman
                                                                                                             our message to erve bett er than                            at the Emba
                                                                                                                                                                                     rcadero,             of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Abortion Survivor
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Gianna Jessen
                                                                                                                                                                                         a Green
                                                                                                                                des               rday,                ends at the Marin
                                                                                                             ing “wo men           k with us Satu                           San Francisco
                                                                                                             abo rtio n. ”thWal 8, as we continue to

                                                                                                              January 19 200 our message in ever-                                                                                 Black Genocide
                                                                                                              peacefully proc . Walk with us to chal-                                                Pastor Clenard Childress
                                                                                                               greater num f that abortion is a good                                                                            Radio Host
                                                                                                               lenge the belie en. Walk to proclaim                                                  Jesse Romero
                                                                                                               choice for wom choice for women!                                                                                 nal Dir. Priests for Life
                                                                                                                that Life is the
                                                                                                                                  best                                                                Father Frank Pavone Natio
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Special invited speaker:
                                                                  www.WalkforLifeWC.                                                                     com                                           Eduardo Verástegui Star of
             Perpetually	Dedicated	to	the	Memory	of	Joe	Novero Championships                                                                                                                                                                                 Free	to	our	Catholic	family
                                                                                                                                                            er info:
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                                                                                                                 contac t: (415)5 86-157

Febuary 16th is our number one fundraiser                                                                Our annual free throw contest will be held
for the year and we need a lot of volunteers.                                                            on Friday Jan11th at 6:00 pm in the Parish
We understand that everyone cannot be                                                                    Gymnasium. Registration starts at 5:30.
there for the whole day, but even if you                                                                 It is open to boys and girls ages 8 to 14.
can come in for a single hour Friday night                                                               Awards are given in each age category and
to set up, Saturday night to complete the                                                                there is no entry fee. For more information
setup or Saturday night during the dinner                                                                call Bob Liles, 754-4247. Come on out and
it would make an amazing difference and                                                                  help us put it on. We need score keepers.
be greatly appreciated. It is a lot of hard,                                                             It’s a lot of fun and not that much work.
joy filled work and if we can spread it out a
little then it makes a spectacular evening
that much more special for everyone.

Set-up will be on Friday night starting at           If you know 7th grade or older kids that
6:30. Give Bob Liles a call at 754-4247 if           want to work the banquet then please let
you can help out. We will finish setup on            Michelle Youngman know at 625-0298.
Saturday morning at 7am. Workers will get
fed to overflowing at 5pm. Then the real             If you can donate anything to the raffle call                                                                                                                                                           Robert	and	Steve	Serving-up	Breakfast	!
work, I mean fun, begins! Call Kirk Schuler          Val Tompkins at (925)382-5608                                                                                                                                                                           Check	 out	 Further	 Pics	 on	 Page	 Two...
at (925) 513-7325 if you can help. Your              Send $2 raffle ticket money to Steve Fanfa:
sacrifice will fund so very many causes.

 2006-2007 OffIcerS
                                                     4652 Palomino Way, Antioch 94531.

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Walk4Life	January	19,	2008
         Walk for Life                             die,” said Jessen, who has cerebral palsy
                                                   because of her 17-year-old biological
                                                   mother’s attempted abortion. “We need
                                                                                                Meehan. “We are here to reach out
                                                                                                with   compassion  and    support.”          Bible Teachings
       ...Continued	from	Page	One                  to get back to valuing human beings          For the fourth year, a pregnancy             Knowing	God’s	Word	
                                                   based on their intrinsic value rather than   resources and abortion recovery Info
Walk, which this year takes place on Dr. King’s    on whether or not they fit into our plans    Fair will be held at the Walk’s conclusion   “We know that we have
birthday. The Walk is held on the Saturday         or whether or not they serve our purpose.”   on Marina Green, in sight of the             passed from death to life
closest to the anniversary of the Supreme                                                       Golden Gate Bridge. Last year the Walk       because we love our brothers.”
Court’s January 22, 1973 Roe v. Wade               “Women are being hurt every day by           drew more than 20,000 participants,                          ~1 John 3:14
ruling. The Walk begins at Justin Herman           the abortions that take their babies’        predominantly from the Bay Area, but
Plaza at 11 a.m. and ends at Marina Green.         lives,” said Walk organizer Dolores          also California and the western states.      “...the Catholic life is a life of prayer ...prayer
Set for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday                                                                                                 for a Catholic is a perfectly natural thing. It
with Dr. King’s Niece as Featured Speaker
“Our mothers must choose life. Without
life, no other rights exist.” -- Alveda King,
                                                   Hearty Breakfast for All Pictorial                                                        does not need any ceremony or solemnity.
                                                                                                                                             He learns to talk to God, to Our Lord, to
                                                                                                                                             the Blessed Virgin, to the Saints with an
Walk for Life West Coast 2008 Speaker              	          							...Free	Parish	Breakfast	Continued	from	Page	One                        easy yet respectful familiarity as a man
                                                                                                                                             talks to the members of his own family.

                                                                                                                                             Happy Birthday
                                                                                                                                             LAWRENCE BELL                             01-01
                                                                                                                                             GREG DuBITSKY                             01-03
                                                                                                                                             WALTER FuLLER                             01-07
                                                                                                                                             LEO EDGERLY                               01-11
                                                                                                                                             PAuL NELSON                               01-12
                                                                                                                                             DAN VON KRAKAu                            01-18
                                                                                                                                             BOB LILES                                 01-25
                                                                                                                                             RON SANTA MARIA                           01-28
                                                                                                                                             FATHER JORDAN BRADSHAW                    01-29

                                                                                                                                             Service Hours
                                                                                                                                             Every year Supreme does a survey of
                                                                                                                                             all of the councils on how many service
Six	 Month	 Old	 Fetus	 in	 the	 Womb                                                                                                        hours they performed. There are several
                                                                                                                                             reasons for this, but one is to give
“If the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King,                                                                                                     continued proof to everyone that we are
Jr. is to live, our babies must live. Our                                                                                                    fulfilling our mission of charity. Please
mothers must choose life,” said Alveda                                                                                                       respond to this survey For the year 2007:
King, a niece of Dr. King. Ms. King lost
two children to abortion and is also                                                                                                         Number of visits to the sick:                 ___
mother to six living children. Her father                                                                                                    Number of visits to the bereaved:             ___
was slain civil rights activist A.D. King,                                                                                                   Number of times you donated blood:            ___
and their home in Birmingham, Alabama,                                                                                                       Days worked at Habitat for Humanity:          ___
was bombed during the civil rights
                                                                                                                                             Your	 Hours	 of	 Volunteer	 Service:

                                                         Brotherly Love
struggles. Ms. King was jailed for her
stand against segregation. “The greatest                                                                                                     The Roman Catholic Church: _________
injustice we face is the denial of the right                                                                                                 Local or extended Community: _____ ____
to life. Without life, no other rights exist.”                                                                                               At risk and in need (all) Youth: _____ ____
                                                             Wearing	the	Badge	to	Mass                                                       Habitat for Humanity:            _________
“The Walk for Life West Coast in San                                                                                                         Miscellaneous:                   _________
Francisco continues to be a galvanizing                The Men of Most Holy Rosary are the
event for people of conscience who seek                best reason for new brothers to join                                                  Hours    of voluntary   service  to
social justice for all of our citizens, born and       in Serving the Lord Jesus through the                                                 members who are sick and/or
unborn,” said Childress, who has spoken                Catholic Church and our community. By                                                 disabled and their families: ______
at the Walk each year since it began in                wearing your Knights of Columbus Name
2005. Childress, a Baptist minister, is also           Badge to every Mass you open the door                                                            Pray the Rosary for Life
North East regional director of the Life               to expanding service potentials and the
Education and Resource Network (LEARN).                deep faith experience shared by all brother                                             Father Michael J. McGivney (1852-90)
                                                       Knights. If you need a new one contact Bob                                               - Apostle to the Young, Protector of
One of the most compelling stories is                  Liles at 754-4247 or                                               Christian Family Life and Founder of the
that of Jessen. “I was aborted and I didn’t            Gold	 Hat:	 “Badges...	 I	 don’t	 have	 to	 show	 you	 any	 stinkin’	 badges!!”         Knights of Columbus, Intercede for us.

                    Knights of columbus
                    Antioch council #3265
                    1313 A Street
                    Antioch, cA 94509

                             Council meetings held 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm in the Most Holy Rosary Rectory Basement

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