In service to One. In service to all.
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: http://bjliles.smugmug.com/gallery/4036773 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.
before a beautiful hearth and enveloped
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
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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
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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 :
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choice for wom choice for women! nal Dir. Priests for Life
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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:
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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.
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
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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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