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October 30, 2021
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Deutscher Club - Clark, NJ

Exemplification

 

The next Exemplification will be on Nov 21, 2021 at the "New" Neve Restaurant 276 Belmont Ave Haledon NJ.  Event time 1 PM Registration 12 PM. Please note no online exemplification will be available. This is an " In Person" Event.

 

If you are or know of any 3rd Degree Brother wishing to advance to 4th degree. Please see FN Tony Olivera or FA Len Komar Jr for details. Flyers will be available shortly at the 4th brochure holder at the bar.  thank you

Knights Family Dinner

 

The next scheduled Family Dinner is October 21, 2021.  Cost: $9.00 for seniors and $11.00 for others.  Reservations are required by calling Pat Wittek at 908-964-3989 by Monday before the third Thursday of month.

November.....No Knights Family Dinner!

December.....No Knights Family Dinner!

 

Our Baseball Trip - August 28th

Our trip to Citi Field finally has come to close. Our final numbers were 43 members, family, friends and children. Thank you to the Columbian Club for supplying us with some refreshments. 

 

Thank you to Shirley DiRoma for supplying us with some snacks and drinks for the children that accompanied us. This year we took a little loss, we are anticipating going to Citi Field next year. During the year we will have a sign-up sheet to those that are interested.  We will get a committee together to see which game is affordable for us.

Are you interested going next year ?

 

We can give a $500 deposit now for a priority game such as a subway series.  All that are interested either 50 at 10 bucks or 100 at 5 bucks.  Or we put on  a credit card asap.

 

See Mike Peter if interested.

25/30 Year

Wedding Anniversary Celebrations

 

Council 4504 will recognize brothers and their wives who have celebrated, or will be celebrating, their 25th and 50th Wedding Anniversary this year. We will also make special presentations to the brothers and their wives who celebrate incremental five-year anniversaries after 25 years.

 

Any brother who would like to be recognized should contact Mike Willemse, PGK as soon as is possible so that we may order the correct number of certificates.

Past Grand Knight Dinner

On Saturday, October 9th, Commissioner Sergio Granados was honored to attend the Knights of Columbus Council #4504 Past Grand Knights Dinner Ceremony. Commissioner Granados presented a resolution to Leonard Komar, the 2020-2021 Past Grand Knight for his hard work during the Covid-19 pandemic and dedication to the Council during his tenure as Grand Knight.  See Photos.

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Pride in Our Priests Dinner

 

On Tuesday evening Oct 19th, some Council 4504 officers attended the Archdiocese of Newark Pride in Our Priests Dinner at The Venetian Catering in Garfield. Where the Knights of Columbus invited their Priest, Deacons and Seminarians to have a Dinner and to Honor them for all our Clergy does for our Parishes. 

 

Council 4504 invited our Chaplain Monsignor Anselm from St Michael's Church Union and Fr Krys, newly appointed to Holy Spirit in Union. A wonderful time was had by all. 512 total attendance 112 Priests, 4 bishops, 11 Seminarians, 385 guests.

Charity

 

Monday October 11, Mike Peter PGK , chairman for Intellectual Disability Drive and Len Komar Jr GK of Union Council 4504 presented checks to Walter Kolmir of Community Access Unlimited, Tim Dolan of Camp Fatima, Letty Esquivel of Inroads and Edwin Asula of Arc of Union County.  Union 4504 supports these charities and extends gratitude in what they do.

Tim Dolan of Camp Fatima

Edwin Asula of Arc of Union County

Walter Kolmir of Community Access Unlimited

Letty Esquivel of Inroads

Wreaths Across America

 

JFK Assembly is once again participating in Wreaths Across America 2021. Donations received will provides wreaths to cover our veterans graves at the First Presbyterian Cemetery in Elizabeth.  This cemetery contains veteran graves from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War. Most notably the Fighting Parson, Rev. Caldwell Quartermaster in the Continental Army and his wife Hannah.

 

Each wreaths is $15. Donations can be made by scanning the QR code below or by contacting Len Komar at ljkjr4504@gmail.com.

Nativity Setup

Well everyone it getting to be that time of year.  Let's plan on assembling the Nativity at Town Hall on Saturday morning, November 27th.  We will need SUV / Pick up trucks to transport the Nativity set from the council to town hall.

At townhall we will need man power to move the manger from under townhall steps and assemble. Hot coffee and donuts will be provided.  Also more than likely the town will be doing the Tree Lighting on December 5th. December 7th is the first Tuesday. 

We can plan on doing our Light up Nativity on the same day, for our Keep Christ in Christmas  program. Thank you Brothers.

Familiar with our Founder?

Father Michael J. McGivney

Deceased Members Mass

The Knights of Columbus 4504 are having the annual Deceased Members Mass on November 14 at Holy Spirit  Church. At 10am .  Since this will be Fr Krys' first time having our deceased members mass at Holy Spirit, we would like to make a nice appearance. 

To all sir Knights of the JFK Color Corp. We have been invited to participate in this mass. Muster at 9:30 AM.  After Mass we are planning to do a fellowship gathering in the School Cafeteria, instead of going back to the Knights. Please make every effort to attend. Any questions, please contact Mike Peter.  Thank you !

Octoberfest 2021

 

We had our Octoberfest on October 16th.  There were about 45 attendees.  Much appreciation goes out to two women, Deena and Cathy. They really did a fabulous job. The food and desserts were delicious.  Our potatoes pancake maker Jaime was on point. Have to thank Kathleen Holmes for a terrific job bartending.  There was discussion that we would like to continue this event going forward. Once we have a date for next year it will be posted.