Council 7904

GK Newsletter

Proudly Serving Holy Cross Parish Mesa, AZ

February 2024

Grand Knight’s Newsletter 7904

Marcus Ray – GK 

Brother Knights,

Prepare yourselves for the Lenten season. We have a busy month coming up. What do YOU want to do with the Knights?

 

Some highlights from January include:

  •  January 4th – Rosary (6:30) / Business Meeting (7:00)

  •  January 5th – 7th – Arizona KofC Mid-Year Meeting – Tucson

  •  January 11th – Movie Night at Holy Cross – “Nefarious”.

  •  January 12th – Mass for Deceased Knights – 8:30AM

  •  January 13th – District meeting in Wellens Hall Room A (9:00AM)

  •  January 13th / 14th – Respect Life Toy Drive

  •  January 20th / 21at – Holy Cross Ministry Fair

  •  January 22nd – Meeting of the Patriotic Degree

  •  January 24th – KofC Basketball Free Throw Challenge – Council Level

  •  January 25th – Officers Meeting

As we begin February we are looking forward to the following events;

  •  February 1 – Council Meeting. 6:30 Rosary / 7:00 Meeting

  •  February 4 – Vitalant / Holy Cross Blood Drive. Wellens Hall Room A (8:00AM to 1:00 PM)

  •  February 10 – Trivia and Bites – KofC to field a team. Contact the GK to join the team.

  •  February 10th / 11th – Ladies Bake Sale in the Courtyard o February 11 – Donut Team 4

  •  February 12th – Mass for deceased Knights. 8:30 Mass

  •  February 14th – Ash Wednesday / St Valentine’s Day

  •  February 15th – Fundraiser at BJ’s Brewhouse 11:00AM to 11:00PM

  •  February 16th – Fish Fry o February 18th – Donut Team 5

  •  February 23rd – Fish Fry o February 25th – Donut Team 6

  •  February 29th – Officer’s Meeting – Wellens Hall Room J. 6:30

Looking ahead into March

  •  March 1st – Fish Fry

  •  March 7th – Council Meeting. 6:30 Rosary / 7:00 Meeting

  •  March 8th – Fish Fry

  •  March 10th – Donut Team 1

  •  March 11th – CUF Exemplification

  •  March 12th – Mass for deceased Knights o March 15th – Fish Fry

  •  March 17th – Donut Team 2

  •  March 21st – Officers meet in Room J at 6:30

  •  March 22nd – Fish Fry

 

Fraternally, 

Marcus Ray – GK – KofC Council 7904 

(480) 734-8103 mjray7904@gmail.com 

Vivat Jesus! 

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 July 2023 to July 2024 (Updated 01/09/24)

For the Good of the Order – With the Lord

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

  • SK Marcus Ray (Christine) Sister-in-law Aunt Marge Perry went to the Lord 8/31/23.
  • SK Mike McDonald – wife aunt (Kitty Linzy) went to the Lord 8/1/23.
  • SK Paul Mansberger- Brother-in-law (Reynaldo Mariano) went to the Lord 9/26/23.
  • SK Roger Molieri – DD 27 family (Carolyn Curcio) went to the Lord.
  • SK Michael Millard – Mother (Bernadette) went to the Lord on 10/22/23.
  • SK Duane Pirkl – went to the Lord on 11/08/23
  • SK Dick Polfliet – went to the Lord on 01/08/24

July 2023 to July 2024

For the Good of the Order – Those in need of our prayers for healing (Updated 01/09/24) 

 

  • SK Michael Grimes – Sister (Beth Wanzek)
  • SK Michael Grimes – Brother-in law (Gene Wanzek)
  • SK Michael Grimes – Brother-in-law (Chip Lee)
  • SK Bob Salas – son
  • SK Kenneth Trusiak – Fell
  • SK Kenneth Trusiak wife (Bernieda) Fell
  • SK Victor Scott – back / knees
  • SK Martin Koreck – Mother-in-law (Longina Rondero)
  • SK Martin Koreck – sister (Victoria)
  • SK Martin Koreck – wife (Ellen)
  • SK Ed Padilla – Richard Gonzales
  • SK Tony Haddad
  • SK Tony Haddad – Wife (Carol)
  • SK Robert Guyton Jr wife Diana
  • SK Mike Powell and his wife Mary
  • SK Manny Escarcega – mother – accident
  • SK Hector Ortiz – son (Jeffrey Ortiz)
  • SK Hector Ortiz – brother (Raber Ortiz)
  • SK Hector Ortiz – wife (Mary Ortiz)
  • SK Dick Polfliet – brothers’ wife (Dawn)
  • SK Martin Wolff
  • SK Martin Wolff – Spouse (Darleen)
  • SK Darrell Fitzgerald
  • SK Michael Miller
  • SK Michael Miller – brother (Tom Miller)
  • SK Norm Rimbey – grandson (Cory Hammond)
  • SK Norm Rimbey – wife (Judy)
  • SK Jose Contreras
  • SK Dick Polfliet
  • SK Tim McDonald- great niece (CeCe Price Glunz) – RSV
  • SK Deacon Richard Conn – Wife (Mary Michael)   
  • SK Michael Grimes – Neighbor (Gerald Martinez)
  • SK Jack Terry – TIA to hospital – released and back home.
    • SK John Reiken – Back surgery