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FATHER AARON (Our Chaplin)IS RETIRING JOIN US AT THE 12:30 MASS AT ST. JAMES ON JUNE 23, 2019 FOR FATHER AARON’S LAST PARISH MASS A RETIREMENT PARTY FOR HIM WILL FOLLOW THE MASS IN DELANEY HALL   Look for more info in the St. James Parish Bulletin

Thank you Anthony for a great year.

May God Bless You and Your Family

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Picnic 2019
Officer Installation 2019
Night of Recognition 2019

Wake Service

In the event of the passing of a Brother Knight, it is extremely important that the family of the deceased member notify the Council immediately so that a Council wake service can be adequately planned.

Please notify any of the following:

Anthony Scuderi, GK 516 695-5447 

Phil Bruno, PGK 516 586-3020 

Bob Coyne, PGK 516 735-3786

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Below members of the Delaney Council attending an event honoring James Gribbin III as the Cub Scout Leader of the Year along with the SparkPlug Award. At Domenico’s restaurant.

RECENT CHARITABLE DONATIONS

Lady of the Island Shrine $100

Fr. Aaron Retirement Gift $300

Gabreski Air Rescue Wing $225

NY State Squires $30

ATTENDANCE AWARD Since the last Knight Light, the following members were selected for the progressive Attendance Award:

February 7—$5—Sean Tower—Not Present

March 7—$10—Robert Amato—Not Present

March 21—$15—James Biggin—Not Present

April 7—$20—Anthony Monteleone—Not Present

The prize at the next council meeting will be $25. You must be present to win. Good Luck!

Why Become a Knight

In 1882, Father Michael J. McGivney gathered a small group of parishioners in St. Mary’s Church in New Haven, Connecticut. His purpose was to establish a group of men, united in their faith, and to provide for Catholic families in times of need. This was the beginning of the Knights of Columbus.

Guided by the principles of charity, unity, and fraternity, members of the Knights of Columbus work to overcome the hardships that people face in their parishes and communities. We are a growing organization — nearly 2 million members — and for over 130 years, we have committed to overcome the challenges of the need for food, shelter, warm clothing and financial security, as well as provide aid for widows and orphans in our local communities.

Joining your local council of the Knights of Columbus can change your life. As a Knight, you have the opportunity to strengthen your parish, give back to your community, grow in your faith and gain exclusive access to our portfolio of top-quality insurance products to financially protect your family. Councils conduct many programs that support your parish and community including:

  • Various prayer and Eucharistic adoration programs
  • Participating in the Coats for Kids and Food for Families programs
  • Encouraging vocations to the priesthood and religious life

But joining your local council does not mean that you need to sacrifice quality time with your family. In fact, volunteering an hour here or an hour there with your family can make an enormous impact in your life and in the lives of others.

If you’re interested in helping those in need in your parish and community, strengthening your parish and familial relationships, growing in your faith, and gaining exclusive access to top-quality insurance protection for you and your family, then joining your local Knights of Columbus council gives you the way to achieve these goals.

Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to men 18 years of age or older who are practical (that is, practicing) Catholics in union with the Holy See. This means that an applicant or member accepts the teaching authority of the Catholic Church on matters of faith and morals, aspires to live in accord with the precepts of the Catholic Church, and is in good standing in the Catholic Church.