Council 7904

GK Newsletter

Proudly Serving Holy Cross Parish Mesa, AZ

2024

Grand Knight’s Newsletter 7904

Marcus Ray – GK 

Brother Knights,

The weather is getting warmer, and we begin to brace for 100 Degree days and expensive A/C bills. Let’s keep an eye out for our neighbors who may be experiencing difficulty as a result of the high temps. We are all one another’s neighbors.

Some highlights from April include:

    • April 4th – Council Meeting. 6:30 Rosary / 7:00 Meeting May 2nd – Council Meeting. 6:30 Rosary / 7:00 Meeting – Location change. Meeting will be in Anderson Hall. LAST DAY TO TURN IN ARIZONA STATE RAFFLE TICKETS!!!
    • May 4th – Spaghetti Dinner. John Sant sauce! 4:00 – 7:00 – please join us as we bring back this popular dinner.
    • May 12th – Mass for Deceased Knights – Mass Time TBD
    • May 12th – Mother’s Day
    • May 17th – 18th – Arizona State Convention – Tucson
    • May 19th – Pentecost
    • May 23rd – Fraternal Benefits Night – 6:30
    • May 24th – Priest Appreciation Dinner Saints Simon and Jude Cathedral
    • May 27th Memorial Day
    • May 30 – Officers’ Meeting – Wellens Hall Room J 6:30 PM
    • June 6th – Council Meeting. 6:30 Rosary / 7:00 Meeting. Council Officer Elections. Are YOU running for an officer position?? Ask how to become a KofC Officer.
    • April 6th – Council Family Picnic – Falcon Field Pavilion
    • April 6th 7th – Distribute SVdP Food Drive bags after all masses – Thanks to all who helped with this effort.
    • April 12th – Mass for Deceased Knights – 8:30 daily mass
    • April 13th 14th – Collect SVdP Food Drive – Again, thanks to all Knights who helped with this effort.
    • April 14th – Donut Team 3
    • April 15th – CUF Exemplification – 2 new Brother Knights.
    • April 21st – Donut Team 4
    • April 25 – Officers’ Meeting – Wellens Hall Room J 6:30 PM
    • April 28th – Donut Team 5 – Last week of donuts for the Knights We’ll resume donut sales in September.

As we begin May, we are looking forward to the following events;

    • May 2nd – Council Meeting. 6:30 Rosary / 7:00 Meeting – Location change. Meeting will be in Anderson Hall. LAST DAY TO TURN IN ARIZONA STATE RAFFLE TICKETS!!!
    • May 4th – Spaghetti Dinner. John Sant sauce! 4:00 – 7:00 – please join us as we bring back this popular dinner.
    • May 12th – Mass for Deceased Knights – Mass Time TBD
    • May 12th – Mother’s Day
    • May 17th – 18th – Arizona State Convention – Tucson
    • May 19th – Pentecost
    • May 23rd – Fraternal Benefits Night – 6:30
    • May 24th – Priest Appreciation Dinner Saints Simon and Jude Cathedral
    • May 27th Memorial Day
    • May 30 – Officers’ Meeting – Wellens Hall Room J 6:30 PM

Looking ahead into June

  • June 6th – Council Meeting. 6:30 Rosary / 7:00 Meeting. Council Officer Elections. Are YOU running for an officer position?? Ask how to become a KofC Officer.

Fraternally,

Marcus Ray – GK – KofC Council 7904

480-734-8103

mjray7904@gmail.com Vivat Jesus!

Fraternally, 

Marcus Ray – GK – KofC Council 7904 

(480) 734-8103 mjray7904@gmail.com 

Vivat Jesus! 

You are invited
to put your
faith in action.

The Knights of Columbus is here to help. We offer the Catholic faith formation, financial protection, and family resources that can help you grow as a father, husband, and leader. With the Knights, you can become the man you wnt to be – and your family needs.

Right now, we’re offering a FREE download of A Scriptural Rosary for the Family to help you and your family grow in your devotion to the Holy Rosary.

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

 July 2023 to July 2024 (Updated 04/15/24)

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 04/15/24) 

 

  • 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
  • SK Mark Goetz
  • SK Mike Millard
  • SK Rod Hanks wife (Patty)