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Notes from the Knightstand: January 2016

Notes from the Knightstand: January 2016

by Martin Reidy   So, before Janus locks the gate on the year that was let us take a quick perusal of the accomplishments of the Council in 2015 – not all done by our own initiatives as we had your help in many of our undertakings.   Once again we begin anew promises made on what to do to improve our lives and lot but are they kept? Mostly not! For we know it is for our own good to keep our promises … Read entire article »

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The 2015 Turkey Drive feeds the hungry

The 2015 Turkey Drive feeds the hungry

  It’s time again to begin the annual Holy Family Turkey Drive. This is a tradition started by Deacon Tom Gorman and the Knights of Columbus in 2001. Our parish has fed thousands of families. Last year alone, Holy Family parishioners donated 106 turkeys and hams. Can we equal that this year? Can we surpass it? All turkeys and hams deposited in the freezer in the basement of the Cathedral will go to Catholic Charities to be distributed at Thanksgiving. … Read entire article »

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Knights of Columbus: Oktoberfest, Feeding the Homeless, & the Rosary

Knights of Columbus: Oktoberfest, Feeding the Homeless, & the Rosary

by Martin Reidy   Ok, everyone! You may not sing it like Marlene but, Hey! – It’s Oktoberfest! – and nobody will care. Just hum the words a few times and you will have it down pat. Then, dig out those lederhosen, put an Edelweiss in your Tyrolean and come on down to Oktoberfest on the 17th in Heiring Hall following the Saturday evening Mass. It is $15 for adults and $5 for the kids and free … Read entire article »

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40 Days for Life: October 16 is Holy Family’s day

40 Days for Life: October 16 is Holy Family’s day

40 Days for Life is taking place now at Tulsa’s Garden of Hope. It is an annual vigil during which Christians pray for an end to abortion. The goal is to sustain 40 days of round-the-clock prayer. Will you pray for an hour? Sign up at 40daysforlife.com/tulsa. From now until November 1, Catholics and other Christians will take part in 40 days of prayer and fasting for an end to abortion. Holy Family has committed to a … Read entire article »

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Blood Drive: October 4

Blood Drive: October 4

Holy Family’s Knights of Columbus Council #10388 are working with the American Red Cross to bring a Blood Drive to the Cathedral on Sunday, October 4. The Blood Drive will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Red Cross requires that donors are seventeen years of age, or sixteen with parental consent. Those who wish to donate are encouraged to reserve a time slot in advance. Donors may sign up in the south entrance … Read entire article »

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Notes from the Knightstand: September 2015

Notes from the Knightstand: September 2015

by Martin Reidy   Now we come upon September and before the month is past remember well for what I tell – there comes the Feast of Michaelmas! Priests Appreciation Dinner Last month I wrote that I would report this month on the conclusion as to the Council’s endeavors to honor the parish clergy in our annual Priests dinner and I am happy to report that it was a rousing success: The Knights were all gentlemen, the ladies were lovely, the children … Read entire article »

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Knights of Columbus elect new Officers, will host Blood Drive: June 28, 2015

Knights of Columbus elect new Officers, will host Blood Drive: June 28, 2015

The Knights of Columbus met in June to elect officers for the coming year. Congratulations to the following Knights: Grand Knight: Michael Ortega Deputy Grand Knight: Paul Sandstrom Treasurer: Martin Reidy Chancellor: Ed Owen Advocate: Kevin Ikenberry Warden: Bryan Jodoin Inside Guard: Chris York Outside Guard: William Ryan Trustees: BD Tidmore, Kevin Ikenberry, Paul Louderback Financial Secretary: Bob Healey   The Knights are hosting a Blood Drive on Sunday, June 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. It will be in the Halpine Room in the basement … Read entire article »

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Knights of Columbus review first part of 2015

Knights of Columbus review first part of 2015

by Martin Reidy   Once again we strike our banner and draw the bridge on Castle Keep to prepare for the coming summer and catch up on our sleep! So, until the waning days of summer when there’s a changing of the air we’ll open up the Keep and hope that you’ll be there! But we still have one more breakfast downstairs in Heiring Hall then we’ll bank the fires and close up until the Fall! so, please do come and see us just this one last time for a plate … Read entire article »

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Knights of Columbus to host Membership Drive

Knights of Columbus to host Membership Drive

Knights of Columbus Membership Drive The weekend of May 16‐17   A member of the Holy Family council of the Knights will speak at all the Masses and there will be members at the back of church to answer questions about the Knights. Come and learn about the charitable work we do, the fraternity we share, our AAA rated insurance company and much more. You don’t know what you’re missing! Learn more about Holy Family’s Council #10388 on their website. … Read entire article »

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