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The Palos Pen

August 2013
Knights of Columbus Palos Council 35 Rev. M. B. Roddan Assembly #108 360 King St. Bristol, CT 06010 860-589-1379 www.kofcbristolcouncil35.org

Grand Knight Kevin Glazier 860-874-4810 ktg90@comcast.net

Faithful Navigator Gil Martin 860-940-3847 pepere.martin62673@yahoo.com

Upcoming Events
All event are at Knights of Columbus, 360 King St., Bristol, CT Unless otherwise noted August
13th – Officers Meeting 7:00pm 14th – Association Meeting 7:00pm 14th – 3rd Degree Meeting 7:30pm

September
4th – 4th Degree Meeting 11th – Association Meeting 7:00pm 11th – 3rd Degree Meeting 7:30pm

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'Steadfast faith is a strong tower; and for one who has faith Christ comes to be all.' St. Mark the Ascetic

a wide range of musicians. he is a master showman of exceptional musical skills and unmatched repartee. donated to the military and Department of Veterans Affairs. Tickets are $25 and will include dinner. These homes enable family members to be close to a loved one at the most stressful time . Raffle prizes have been donated by Seamus Kennedy. 860-518-4124 or email mpcorey@gmail. Vivat Jesus! . Fisher Houses are beautiful homes. There will also be a 50/50 and raffle. As a result. District Master Charlie Sullivan conducted the installation of fourth degree officers. playing everything from the pubs to the concert halls.Council and Assembly News Fisher House Benefit Concert Installation of 2013/2014 Officers On November 16 at 6pm there will be a benefit concert benefiting Fisher House. Maryland to California and a host of stops in between. Fisher House Foundation is best known for the network of comfort homes built on the grounds of major military and VA medical centers nationwide and in Europe. Seamus has released eleven CDs of both contemporary and traditional material. For more information or to purchase tickets contact Mike Corey. the New Britain Rock Cats. the Hartford Wolfpack. CT and will feature Irish entertainer Seamus Kennedy. The concert will be held at the Knights of Columbus Palos Council 35 in Bristol. Congratulations to our newly installed officers. Come out and support a good cause and have a fun night full of laughter and good music. Seamus has taken his music from Alaska to Florida. District Deputy James Swicklas conducted the installation for third degree officers. and the Boston Red Sox.com Third degree officers Fourth degree officers On July 21 the 2013-2014 officers for the third and fourth degrees were installed. In his thirty years of professional performing.during the hospitalization for a combat injury. illness or disease.

The cost for candidates is $70 and includes the banquet. We still have two positions on the team that need to be filled. . Joseph Church. Isabella Crowley – St. Scholarship Winners On July 10 Palos Council 35 awarded its annual scholarships. Three scholarships were awarded to local students. This year’s winners are: Nicole Jacques – Boston Univ. for both events. For more information. contact Grand Knight Kevin Glazier Scholarship Breakfast There will be a breakfast to benefit the scholarship fund on September 29 from 8am-Noon at the Council.net or 203-744-6093. Matthews School John Crowley – St. Matthews School 1st Degree Dates There will be an information meeting for those interested in being part of the 1st Degree team. Tickets are $6 and will be available at the door. Recorder and Guard.Council and Assembly News 4th Degree Exemplification There will be a 4th Degree Exemplification on Sunday November 3rd in Danbury. There will be a 1st Degree installation on Monday August 12 at 7:30pm at the Council. For more information contact Sir Knight Bob Lamantagne at SKBob@aol. CT at St. It will be at 7:30pm August 6th at the Council.

Grand Knight’s Report Dear Brother Knights. Margaret Mary Alacoque . I would also like to thank everyone that attended and helped out at the installation of officers. not only the Knights. Reminder that Tuesday August 13th at 7:30 is the officer meeting. as well as provided spiritual guidance for our Council. They both serve. Our two Knights of the month are Father Gary Simeone and Deacon Stan Piotrowski. Together they have welcomed the Knights into their parish and helped with recruitment efforts. Kevin Glazier Grand Knight 'Nothing unites us so closely to the Sacred Heart of our Lord Jesus Christ as the cross which is the most precious pledge of His love. Also officers keep in mind of your projects for the year.' St. I would first like to congratulate our Knights of the Month. but the community of Bristol and our Catholic community.

For those in the military especially: PFC Thomas Carrell. especially: Bill Paquin. William P Fitzgerald (29). Roman J Wojtusik Jr (31) God. Deacon Stan’s mother. Jesus Christ. For those celebrating a birthday this month we offer thanksgiving especially: Jean M Grondin (1). For those that have passed away. Through his intercession. Larry Parent. Edmond Perreault. Albert J Picard (18). PGK (14). Isabella Crowley. Gerald Collins. may light perpetual shine upon them. USMC Those returning to school especially our 2013 scholarship recipients: Nicole Jacques.Please Keep in Your Prayers All brother Knights and their family members who are ill or in need especially: Bernard Brzozowski. Santo J De Felice Jr (5). and John Crowley. Let the inspiration of your servant prompt us to greater confidence in your love so that we may continue his work of caring for the needy and outcast. protector of the poor and defender of the widow and orphan. Dan J Vincenzo (6). you called your priest. and Raymond Thibeault. Through the example of his life and virtue may we follow you Son. Sam Defelice. our Father. McGivney on earth according to the design of your holy will. fulfilling his commandment of charity and building up his Body which is the Church. Ida Fortin. Roger Thibeault. to be an apostle of Christian family life and to lead the young to generous service of their neighbor. Steve G Dupere (10). Adrian Morin. Amen. We humbly ask that you glorify your servant Father Michael J. Roger G Beaulieu (21). Jeannine Dionne. Roland Lavigne Jr (1) . All brother Knights and their families. Robert Deluzio. McGivney. grant the favor I now present____________ Through Christ our Lord. Lillian Chiarille. more closely. Frank A Dolce (29). Michael J Boucher (13). Roger Guerrette. Father Michael J. Roger N Chenette (3). . James F Covaleski (23).

Trustee 2 Yr.com/kofcbristolct Jesus teaches us another way: Go out. Financial Sec. Go out and share your testimony. go out and ask. Pope Francis I . Gary Simeon Dan Del-Vecchio Navigator Captain Pilot Admiral Comptroller Scribe Purser Inner Sentinel Outer Sentinel Trustee 3 Yr. go out and share. 4th Degree Officers Gil Martin Kevin Glazier Newman Masse Jim Hines Joseph Morin Jeff Theriault Brent Laprade Clerance Doucette Ron Doucette Fran Riel Claude Genest Jim Swicklas Hall Rentals Please contact House Chairman. Trustee 2 Yr. Trustee 1 Yr. Advocate Chaplain Field Agent Kevin Glazier Brent Laprade Robert Deluzio Joseph Morin Claude Genest Jeff Theriault Al Saindon Ken Archambeault Tom Young Newman Masse Gary Ouellette Gil Martin Mike Corey Fr. Treasurer Warden Inside Guard Outside Guard Trustee 3 Yr.Officers 3rd Degree Officers Grand Knight Deputy GK Chancellor Recording Sec. Trustee 1 Yr. go out and interact with your brothers. Become the Word in body as well as spirit. Claude Genest at 860-675-3196 to check availability Corporate Officers President Jim Swicklas Secretary Kevin Glazier Vice President Gil Martin Treasurer Al Saindon Permittee Gary Ouellette House Chairman Claude Genest Find us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.

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