Council 7904

GK Newsletter

Proudly Serving Holy Cross Parish Mesa, AZ

January 2023

Grand Knight’s Newsletter 7904

Marcus Ray – GK – KofC Council 7904 

Brother Knights 

December was a little quieter for our council as we concentrated on the Christmas celebration and activities with family and friends.

Some highlights from November include:

  • Donut teams 1 and 6 served donuts and coffee o We continue serving donuts after the Sunday masses (7, 9 and 11AM). Donut teams and dates are posted on the KofC Council 7904 bulletin board and on the website.
  • January 5th is our monthly Rosary (6:30) and business meeting (7:00). I hope to see you all there.
  • January 12th is the mass for deceased knights. 8:30 AM
  • January 12th – Free Movie Night “Mother Teresa – No Greater Love” 6:30 PM in Anderson Hall (Free Popcorn)
  • January 14th – 4th degree Exemplification
  • January 16th – 7:00 PM– 4th degree meeting Wellens Hall
  • January 20th – Fiesta Bunco Night in Anderson Hall. Doors open at 4:30. $10 per person. Light dinner, raffles and games. Presented by KofC Council 7904 and “The Ladies”. Don’t miss the fun and games.
  • January 25th (tentative) Free Throw competition.
  • January 26th – Officers meeting in Wellens Hall.
  • February 2nd is the monthly Business Meeting. 6:30 PM Rosary, 7:00PM Meeting
  • February 12th TBD AM – Mass for deceased knights
  • February 19th – Blood Drive 8AM – 1 PM Wellens Hall
  • February 20th – Fourth Degree meeting at 7:00 Wellens Hall
  • December 1 – Rosary and “meeting” which turned into a Christmas party at the last minute to avoid conflict with the parish penance service.
  • December 2-4 – AZ KofC midyear meeting in Tucson
  • December 12 – Mass for deceased knights
  • December 19th – 4th degree meeting
  • December 22nd – Officers’ Meeting

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

Looking ahead into February 2023…….

Christmas day and New Years Day have come and gone, but the Christmas season continues. Let us work to keep the spirit of Christmas alive in our hearts as we work to serve our parish and community.

Fraternally, 

Marcus Ray – GK – KofC Council 7904 

(480) 734-8103 mjray7904@gmail.com 

Vivat Jesus! 

Important Information For All Council Volunteers:

Click the above links to register for a Called to Protect class or renewal (required for all Council members) or to take a test to receive your Maricopa County food handler’s card (required for all volunteers at events where food is served).

Click Here to join the Father Michael J. McGivney Guild

For the Good of the Order – With the Lord (Update 11/01/22)

For the Good of the Order – With the Lord

  • SK Jack Terry wife Rosemary went to the Lord on July 10, 2022.
  • SK Michael Millard Aunt (Sister Lorraine Brown) went to the Lord on July 21 (In SD)
  • SK Gordon Shirling’s Mother (Wanda) went to the Lord October 7, 2022. A Memorial Service will be conducted via Zoom on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, at 1:00 PM AZST Interment of Ashes will be at Oak Hill Cemetery at a later date.
  • SK Gordon Shirling’s Brother-in-Law (Jack) went to the Lord November 20, 2022. A Memorial Service will be conducted in Sierra Vista later this month.

For the Good of the Order – THOSE IN NEED OF OUR PRAYERS FOR HEALING (Update 01/23/23)

  • SK Tom White = Worthy District Deputy

  • SK Jim Wingate’s wife Rita

  • SK Mike Powell and his wife Mary

  • SK Victor Scott’s son Gary

  • SK Richard Polfliet wife Lottie

  • SK Richard Polfliet Brother 

  • SK Jose Contreras

  • SK Robert Guyton Jr wife Diana

  • SK Gerald Casterton

  • SK Deacon Richard Conn wife Mary Michael

  • SK Marcus Ray wife nephew (Dan)

  • SK Jerry Schevers

  • SK Rod Hanks

  • SK Tony Haddad

  • SK Tony Haddad spouse Carol

  • SK Marcus Ray’s daughters’ mother

  • SK Michael Miller – Brother-in-Law – Tom Miller

  • SK Michael Miller – Mother Bernadette

  • SK Mark Goetz – Brother-in-Law – Richard Byrne

  • SK Manny Escarcega

  • SK Martin Koreck’ s wife – Ellen

  • SK Martin Koreck – Patricia

  • SK Jerry Alderton

  • SK Bob Salas – son

  • SK Jerry Walsh

  • GK Marcus Ray

  • K Victor Scott and his wife (Amanda)

  • SK Darrel Fitzgerald wife Lauretta

  • SK Dick Polfliet’ brothers’ wife (Dawn)

  • Deacon Richard Conn

  • SK Hector Ortiz wife (Mary)

  • FN Michael Grimes wife (Debbie)

  • SK Clarence Jordan

  • SK Mark Goetz – Cousin (Tracy)