Knights of Columbus-Eblast



Stephanie McAlonan, Maryann Drumeler, Louella Yavorka, Janine McAlonan, Brian Wiser, Ron Yavorka, Phil Bowdren, Mary Hogan, Bill Schell, Ted Mirenda Sr., Fr. Coulter, Rod Hughes, Repose of the soul of Ralph Spence, Frank Schiavone, Eileen Lang, Andrew Lanchoney, James Johnson, Mr. & Mrs. Richard Harbaugh, Thomas Lanchoney, Carolyn Staszak, Bob Poole, Michael Pastorius, the Kurtz Family, Steve Swarcheck, Bob Merserea, Kimberly Grace, Joe Sabitoni, and Bill Moyers.

40 CANS FOR LENT:  A Knights of Columbus charity program that connects traditional Lenten alms-giving with the nutritional needs of needy families.  We continue to invite parishioners to participate.  Our goal is to collect 2500 lbs.  Contribution of one can-per-day, inspired by Christ?s 40 days of fasting in the desert, is the goal.  The program commences this weekend and will be continued through Palm Sunday. This is a joint venture with Saint Vincent de Paul Society and several Knights are needed before each mass this weekend  to help parishioners transfer food from their cars to the St. Vincent DePaul food trailer.  Please consider arriving at mass 15 minutes early to help.  Any questions, please contact Brother Tom at 610-312-9107 or  tomlanchoney [at] yahoo [dot] com 

COUNCIL MASS AND CORPORATE COMMUNION: This Sunday, February 22nd, the Council will be gathering at the 8:30 Mass and we will be seated together. Knights and their families are encouraged to attend. Please wear your KofC 10351 shirt. If you cannot attend this mass, please try and sit with other Knights at whatever mass you attend and wear your Council shirt.

ST. PETER PARSH STEWARDSHIP SPOTLIGHT WEEKEND / MEMBERSHIP DRIVE: This weekend, February 21st and 22nd is the St Peter Parish Stewardship Spotlight on Witness Commission Ministries.  The Knights are part of the Witness Commission and will be participating.  We are also running a membership blitz in conjunction with this weekend and several Knights are needed after each mass to assist in distributing literature and talking to prospective members.  Please contact Brother Roy at rjcastas [at] verizon [dot] net to let him when you can assist

MEMORIAL MASS FOR FRANK LUSAS: The Knights will be offering a memorial mass for deceased Brother Frank Lusas on Sunday March 1st at 10:30AM. Prior to mass, Brother Chuck Beebe will be representing the Knights and presenting Frank?s family with a certificate, a Mass card and K of C grave marker.  This will occur in the Narthex and brother Knights are invited to attend as a show of support for the Lusas Family.

QUARTERLY ADORATION: Our next Quarterly Adoration is Tuesday March 3rd.  Please contact Brother Tom at tomlanchoney [at] yahoo [dot] com if you cannot make your scheduled time.

COUNCIL 10351 25th ANNIVERSARY: Brother Tom Foley has agreed to lead this event and we are in the early planning stages.  Please contact Tom at tom [at] tefoley [dot] com if you have any ideas on the event or if you can assist. .

MAN-UP PHILLY: The 7th Annual MAN-UP Men’s Spirituality Conference is being held March 7th , and the theme this year is ?Faith, Family, and Fatherhood?. Enrich your faith through your participation in this year’s conference. For more information and to register go to the website

FALLEN HEROES 5K Run & 1 MILE FAMILY WALK: Get your running (or walking) shoes on!.  The Fallen Heroes 5K Run and 1 Mile Family Walk is set for May 16th  at Hibernia Park.  The website is up at  and registration is open at the following link . We have some exciting changes for 2015 and those will be mentioned in the next eBlast. Spread the word!! All proceeds from this event will go to the Wounded Warrior Project.  We will need a group of volunteers for this event to run smoothly. If you should have any questions on the event or would like to volunteer to assist, please contact DGK Ted at fallenheroes5k [at] comcast [dot] net  .

KNIGHT AT THE RACES: The St Cecilia?s Council is holding a Knight at the Races on March 21st. If you are interesting in purchasing a horse, or attending the event, please contact Brother Grant Nelson at grant3 [at] aol [dot] com or 610-383-6054 for more information.

COUNCIL SERVICE OPPORTUNITITES: Have you made your New Year?s Resolutions?.was one to become more active in charitable works? With the New Year come many new opportunities for service and listed below a few of the opportunities are available through the Council:

Golf Outing Committee (lead DGK Dan)

40 Cans for Lent (lead Brother Tom Lanchoney)

Council 25th Anniversary Celebration (lead Brother Tom Foley)

Fallen Heroes 5K Run Committee (lead GK Ted)

2015 COUNCIL PICNIC: Mark your calendars and make your reservations, the 2015 Family Picnic will held at Twin Grove Campground the weekend of July 10th-12th, 2015 with the Picnic being on the 11th. Twin Grove Campground is located at 1445 Suedberg Rd, Pine Grove, Pa 17963.  This is a popular event, and the campground is filling up fast, so make your soon.  Interested members should call Twin Grove at (717) 865-4602 to inquire about availability of campsites and cabins.  Paul has some exciting updates that he will be sharing at the next Council meeting.  Picnic time & additional details to be announced at a later date.



If you would like a copy of the meeting minutes to review prior to the next meeting, please contact DGK Dan at dgk [at] saintpetersknights [dot] org.



A large initiative of Supreme and is extremely beneficial to Knights and their families. Field agent, Thomas Zarrilli has been assigned to our Council and will be responding to member requests. Please direct any/all insurance inquiries or questions to Thomas at 484 557 9129, or thomas.zarrilli [at] kofc [dot] org. For critical/pressing situations, please call General Agent Jack Mitchell, 717-737-7808, or jackmitchell [at] kofc [dot] org.



If you need to purchase a new Council Knight shirt or hat, standard freight fee of $10.00 will be shared by multiple member orders.  If interested in placing an order, please contact Brother Roy at rjcastas [at] verizon [dot] net.



Every Weekend in Lent – 40 Cans for Lent

February 21st / 22nd – Recruitment Drive (Ministry Fair)

February 22nd – Knights Mass

February tbd – Golf Outing Committee Meeting

March 3rd – Quarterly Adoration

March 9th – Monthly Business Meeting

April 13th – Monthly Business Meeting

April 18th – Rt 82 Highway Clean-up

May 11th – Monthly Business Meeting

May 16th – Fallen Heroes 5K Run

May 23rd/24th – Memorial Day Tribute for Veterans

May 24th – Fourth Degree Exemplification in King of Prussia

June 2nd – Quarterly Adoration

June 7th – KofC Annual Golf Outing

June 8th – Monthly Business Meeting

June 13th – Appleby?s Breakfast, Knights serve the St Peter Parishioners


In an attempt to accommodate Council?s request, we are communicating once a week, via the eBlast. Please forward news worthy requests, at least one week, prior to programmed effective date, to DGK Dan at dgk [at] saintpetersknights [dot] org for publication.


GK Ted




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