SJB Knights of Columbus Council

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UPCOMING EVENTS

October, 2020

40 Days For Life Campaign
The Knights will serve as the anchor organization during each Saturday in October for prayer vigils: 9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon with a Rosary Rally noon to 1pm.

10/7 – Council Business Meeting via Zoom, 7:00 p.m. (Rosary via Zoom at 6:30 p.m.)
links will be sent to all council members via email

10/13 – Cafe Napoli Fundraiser – All Day – Dine in or Take Out – Just mention “St. John the Beloved” and we receive a portion of the proceeds. Share Cafe Napoli flyer

10/21 – Council Social Meeting via Zoom, 7:00 p.m. link will be sent to all council members via email


November, 2020

11/1 – All Saints Day
Clocks Change to Standard Time (1am)

11/3 – Election Day

11/4 – Council Business Meeting via Zoom, 7:00 p.m. (Rosary via Zoom at 6:30 p.m.)
links will be sent to all council members via email

11/8 – Seasons Pizza Fundraiser – – All Day – Dine in, Take Out, Delivery – Just present this coupon when ordering and Seasons will donate 15% of total bill! Share coupons / flyer

11/18 – Council Social Meeting via Zoom, 7:00 p.m. link will be sent to all council members via email

11/27 – Thanksgiving Day


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9/12 – 14th Annual Little Sisters of the Poor Nun Run 5K, Online Registration only. Check-in 8:00 AM at Midnight Oil Brewery in Pencader Business Park (Newark, DE)

9/16 – Council Social Meeting via Zoom, 7:00 p.m. link will be sent to all council members via email

9/23 – 40 Days For Life Campaign starts:
8:00am Mass at Cathedral of St. Peter (6th & West Streets in Wilm) Following Mass, pro-lifers will gather at Planned Parenthood, 625 Shipley Street at 9:00 AM with several speakers including Father Andrew Molewski, Pastor of St. Hedwig Parish who will lead the recitation of the Rosary.

The Knights will serve as the anchor organization during all six Saturdays during the Campaign beginning on Saturday, September 26 for prayer vigils: 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM. The 40 Days Team will be present every day during the week from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM as an alternative to Saturdays.

9/23 – ROSARY PRAYER SESSION 6:30 PM via Zoom
        BROTHER CHECK-IN SESSION 7:00 PM via Zoom

9/26 2:00pm Support Our Police Rosary Prayer Rally at Troop 1 State Police
Contact Felix Spitelle at


October, 2019

10/2 – Council Business Meeting, Hall Conference Room at SJB, 7:00 p.m. (Rosary at 6:30 p.m.)

10/7 – KofC Golf Outing, sponsored by Coffee Run Council. Cost is $175. More details will be provided later.

10/9 – Breakfast with Santa planning meeting at 6PM at SJB Bosco Conf Room.

10/10 – Delaware State KofC Information Meeting, St. Bernadette, Harrington, Dinner 6:30 PM, Mtg 7:30 PM

10/11 – Veterans Day

10/13 – Knights Mass at 9:30am on Sunday, followed by brunch at Michaels

We please need a final head count for Mass and breakfast. We need to know by this Thursday, 10/10. Please note that 10/13 is also the 6th apparition of Our Lady of Fatima in 1917, and when the miracle of the Sun happened. With this in mind, WE WILL RECITING THE ROSARY AT 9:00 AM (1/2 hr. before Mass) FOR THOSE WHO WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND.
 
Please confirm your attendance for the 10/13 Knights Mass and ALSO the Breakfast at Michaels afterwards by emailing or calling Dennis Connolly: or 302-893-0588.

10/16 – Council Social Meeting: Bowling at Price Lanes, 7:00pm – Contact GK Tom

10/19 – UD Parking Assistance – Parents and Family Weekend – Report time is 7am. If you HAVE NOT VOLUNTEERED and can help me out please contact me at 302 545 6802 or email me at (Joe Mahoney)

10/19 – Prayer Vigil outside Planned Parenthood, 625 Shipley Street in Wilmington, 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
(from Felix Spitelle, State Life Director)

10/26 – UD Parking Assistance – Homecoming Weekend – Report time is 7am. If you HAVE NOT VOLUNTEERED and can help me out please contact me at 302 545 6802 or email me at (Joe Mahoney)

November, 2018

11/1 – All Saints Day

11/2 – All Souls Day

11/7 – Council Business Meeting, Hall Conference Room at SJB, 7:00 p.m. (Rosary at 6:30 p.m.)

11/8 – Delaware State KofC Information Meeting, St. Bernadette, Harrington, Dinner 6:30 PM, Mtg 7:30 PM

11/8 – Set-up for Craft Show (volunteers needed)

11/9-11/11 – Fourth Degree Weekend, Crowne Plaza Hotel, 630 Naamans Road, Claymont

11/10 – Fourth Degree, Crown Plaza Wilmington North, Naamans Road, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

11/14 – Memorial Mass 6:30pm with Reception in School Library

11/17 – Ronald McDonald House, SJB KofC Prepares Dinner, Arrive 2:00 p.m., Serve 5:00 p.m.

11/17 – UD Parking Assistance – Villanova – Arrive 7:00 a.m., Game 12:00 p.m.

11/19 – First Degree, St. Polycarp, Smyrna, Arrive 6:30 PM, Degree 7:00 PM

11/20 – First Degree, Christopher Council, Claymont, Arrive 7:30 PM, Degree 8:00 PM

11/21 – NO MEETING (Thanksgiving Holiday)

11/22 – Thanksgiving Day

11/27 – Family Promise; Bring prepared dishes to Limestone Presbyterian Church at 6:00 PM; typically 18-20 people

11/27 – First Degree, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Bear, Arrive 6:30 PM, Degree 7:00 PM

11/27 – Second Degree, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Bear, Immediately after 1st Degree

11/29 – KofC Sandwich Prep for Emmanuel Dining Room: make sandwiches at home and bring to SJB Kitchen between 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

11/29 – Delaware State KofC Officer Meeting, Our Lady of Fatima Convent, New Castle, 7:00 PM

December, 2019

12/2 – Cardinal Gibbons Assembly monthly meeting at Saint Mary of the Assumption parish hall, Coffee Run Council. We will start with food and fellowship at 6pm, with business meeting at 7pm. This is a regular Fourth Degree meeting. We need to know who will attend because of the dinner factor. RSVP to our Pilot, Tom Green. His email is: .

12/4 – Council Business Meeting, Hall Conference Room at SJB, 7:00 p.m. (Rosary at 6:30 p.m.)

12/8 – Breakfast with Santa – 17 volunteers needed to cook, prepare starting 5am to serve 1030am

Since we will be serving 400+ breakfasts all at about the same time, we need volunteers. They can be knights, spouse’s and children over 18. – Contact Steve Oldiges

12/10 – Breakfast of Champions, SJB Hall, Arrive 6:00 AM, Serve Breakfast 8:00 AM – Contact Steve Oldiges

12/15 – SJB Council Christmas Dinner Party, Ed Oliver’s Golf Club, Social 6:15 PM, Dinner 7:15 PM ($20/person checks to Bill Harris) Porky Oliver;s is more expensive than our original location, but the council is subsidizing the additional cost.
Location: 800 N Dupont Rd. Wilmington, DE 19807

12/18 – NO MEETING

12/25 – Christmas Day

January, 2020

1/1 – New Year’s Day (Business Meeting re-scheduled to 1/15)

1/5 – Fish Fry Planning Meeting, 12:30-2:30, Gerres Bldg

1/12 – Fish Fry Planning Meeting, 12:30-2:30, Gerres Bldg

1/15 – Council Business Meeting, Hall Conference Room at SJB, 7:00 p.m. (Rosary at 6:30 p.m.)

1/19 – Fish Fry Planning Meeting, 12:30-2:30, Gerres Bldg

1/20 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

1/24 – March for Life, Washington DC

1/26 – Fish Fry Planning Meeting, 12:30-2:30, Gerres Bldg

February, 2020

2/1 – Planned Parenthood Prayer Vigil, 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM at 625 Shipley Street, Wilmington. You are welcome at any time.

2/1 & 2/2 – Soup’er Bowl Sunday Food Drive, All Masses

2/2 – Super Bowl Sub Sales – Volunteers needed to assemble the sandwiches 7:00 – 8:30am. (Contact Bill Harris 302-377-8966 or 302-998-7271)

2/2 – Fish Fry Planning Meeting, 12:30-2:30, Gerres Bldg

2/5 – Council Business Meeting, Hall Conference Room at SJB, 7:00 p.m. (Rosary at 6:30 p.m.)

2/9 – Fish Fry Planning Meeting, 12:30-2:30, SJB Hall Conf Room

2/16 – Knights Mass & Breakfast, 9:30 AM Mass then immediately go to Michael’s Restaurant, for breakfast and fellowship. RSVP w/ Dennis

2/16 – Fish Fry Planning Meeting, 12:30-2:30, SJB Hall Conf Room

2/17 – President’s Day

2/19 – Council Social Meeting, Hall Conference Room at SJB, 7:00 p.m.

2/23 – Fish Fry Planning Meeting, 12:30-2:30, SJB Hall Conf Room

2/26 – Ash Wednesday

2/27 – Fish Fry Kitchen Prep, SJB Kitchen, 6-9 PM

2/28 – Fish Fry #1, SJB Hall, 5-7 PM share this link
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