Knights of Columbus...Council 13467                                      P.O. Box 6793

St. John the Apostle: Virginia Beach, Va.                                                      Va. Beach, Va. 23456


In Service to One...
In Service to All
 
 
 

 
Knight of the Year

Wayne Lombardo




Family of the Year

Nick and Anncarol Oliver











This page contains the latest news of interest to our members and as always - visitors are welcome. Included is the schedule of activities along with a link to the full council calendar.

Be sure to read the section titled "Latest News" as it contains the most recent information important to all members. We also include a setcion highlighting awards presentetd to members. Feel free to explore - there's lots to see, read and learn.



Coming Events

A quick look at the planned activities.

at St Charles Catholic Church in Cape Charles Eastern Shore
September 2016
Mon Labor Day, (fly the flag   american_flag (1K))
Thur Officers Meeting, 7pm in SJA school library
Sat Soccer Shootout @SJA, 1-3pm
Doicesan Men's Conf. Williamsburg
Sun Parish Breakfast, (moved from the 18th)
Patriots Day, (fly the flag   american_flag (1K))
Grandparents Day
Mon Admissions Cmte. Mtg, 6:00pm in SJA Library
Field Agent's Annual Business Meeting and Awards dinner (Habets Hall)
Tue Council Business Meeting (Rosary @ 7:00PM, Meeting @ 7:30PM)
Fri Constitution Day
National POW/MIA Day, (fly the flag   american_flag (1K))
Sun Parish Picnic, Little Neck Island
Tue Knights Nite Out has been cancelled for September due to the Parish Picnic. See you in October.
Thur Autum begins
Sat Time and Talent Weekend
Sun Time and Talent Weekend
Tue koc1-tiny (1K) 2nd Degree @ SJA, 7pm show time
Wed   Assembly 1505 Business Mtg,    ...location...

40 Days of Life begin
Sun Neptune Festival Parade
OCTOBER 2016
Sat Fall Quarterly State Council Meeting, GK-DGK-Chancellor-PGK (Frederickburg, VA)
Neptune Festival Parade (4th Deg Color Corps)
Sat Officers Meeting
Sat Men's CRHP
Mon Admissions Cmte. Mtg, 7:00pm in SJA Library
Columbus Day, (fly the flag   american_flag (1K))
Tue Council Business Meeting (Rosary @ 7:00PM, Meeting @ 7:30PM)
Flu shots prior to meeting for those who pre-registered
Thur Navy Birthday, (fly the flag   american_flag (1K))
Fri Last day to Register to Vote
Sat koc1-tiny (1K)  3rd Degree - SJA, 11:00 AM Start (10:00 AM Show)
Sun Parish Breakfast
Tue Knights Nite Out (6:30pm) Location TBD
Tue Council Social Mtg (Jacqueline Hawkins of ProLife Ministries on Campus)
Wed   Assembly 1505 Business Mtg,(Pope Leo XIII Council 10804) at Holy Family Catholic church, 7:00pm

 

Knights Nite-Out

Posted by: Jack Shick
Each month we gather on the 3rd Tuesday in an informal, casual manner to enjoy an evening of comradery over good food. Due to the Parish Picnic on the 18th, we have cancelled the dinner for September. Check back later for the October location. -->

Latest News

News of general interest to members
Most recent items of interest...
  • The next Fourth Degree Exemplification is November 4-6, 2016. If you are planning to attend and have not let FN Earl Reid know, please do so. If you are attending please provide the following information:

    Wife is/is not attending
    Wife will/will not attend the Ladies luncheon
    You will/will not be an escort during the Exemplification
    You and your wife are/are not attending the banquet

    If you need the District Master's letter with information on the Exemplification, please inform Earl.

  • Flu shots, etc will once again be available prior to the October business meeting for all Brothers and their immediate families who pre-registered. Please refer to the email sent by Kevin Cassidy for details about enrolling.


  • Supreme is asking for financial support from all Knights to help those devistated by the recent floods along the Gulf Coast. We will "pass the hat" at the September meeting. Our council will match the amount donated out of general funds for this worthy effort. Please pray for those families affected by the flooding.


  • Volunteers are needed for the "Time and Talent" weekend (September 17-18, 2016) sign-ups before and after all masses prior to that weekend. Assistance is only needed for 30 minutes either before or after mass.

  • Volunteers are needed to oversee the Parish Picnic held on Sept. 18, 2016. Please sign up at the September meeting or contact the GK Andy Bair.


  • Our council will host a 3rd degree ceremony in October. Volunteers are being sought for this important event, please contact GK Andy Bair or Chancellor Jack Shick if you can assist in any capacity.


  • Brian Avery announced that between 5,000 and 6,000 pounds of food items were collected and distributed to the various local food pantries. Thanks to all those who contributed.


  • Our council was awarded the "Top Gun" award. Congratulations to PGK Ted Quinter for his leadership in attaining this award.

  • Council was awarded the "State Deputy Award for 2015-16"


  • Council was also awarded the "Outstanding Council Website for 2015-16"


  • Parish Picnic - We will need to sell up to 400 tickets before and after all masses. Our council will handle all set-up and take-down functions as well as sell drinks.


  • Lew Cabral reports that the Baby Bottle campaign was a great success raising over $4,600.00 dollars in donations.


  • The SJA Degree Cerimonial Team is currently seeking someone to fill the slots for the "Cerimonial GK" and the "Team Captain"


  • The next time you attend mass, be sure to check out the display wall for our councill located just inside the main entrance of the school.


  • The Breakfast team is in need of 3-4 additional regular, early volunteers in the kitchen (6:00am). Once again please contact the Grand Knight or Deputy Grand Knight .


  • The "Christmas Creche" project has been renamed and repurposed. It will be referred to as the "Future Parish Support Fund" in the next budget and funds will be dispersed as directed by the GK and Trustees to help support the parish.


  • A perputual plaque has beed authorized listing all PGK's and will be displayed on the council wall area.


  • Brothers Ted Quinter and Andy Bair are soliciting membres to join them on the Admissions Committee. They would like to have a core group of 7 Brothers of which 3 would meet to conduct interviews on a rotating basis. The committee meets once a month to conduct interviews of prospective new members. Please consider spending an hour or less each month for this important task.


  • John Kummers is assembling an inventory of council owned equipment and other assets. If you know of any or have any in your possession that you are taking care of please contact with that information.


Previous items of interest...
  • Doug Dykman is accepting donations of gently used clothing for both men and women to be donated to the "Beach House Program". Please be generous.

  • Council of Life Director, Lew Cabral, reminds everyone that our Council's allotted time slot is 1-2pm every Monday in front of Planned Parenthood on Newtown Rd. Please join members of SJA and other parishes in the effort to halt abortions.

  • If you are heading a program or project that needs funding from this years budget. Please complete the proper forms and submit them to the Grand Knight prior to your event. The necessary forms can be found on the "Forms and Documents" page.

  • If you have any announcements or messages that you would like included in the Council Newsletter and/or Parish Quarterly Newsletter, please have them submitted no later than the month preceeding the publication of the newsletters.

 

Degree Recepients

Posted by: GK Andy Bair
1st Degree Recepients:

Congratulations to our newest Brothers on completing the 1st degree.

anthony-ciatiti (44K)
Anthony Ciatiti


adam-peshah (55K)
Adam Peshau


paul-borkowski (51K)
Paul Borkowski





 

Website Awarded "Site of the Year"

Posted by: Ted Quinter
Council 13467 was honored to receive the "Outstanding Council Website for 2015-16". The webmaster would like to thank all the Brothers of Council 13467 for their dedication and hard work that made this award possible.

2015-16-website-award (228K)


 

State Deputy Award

Posted by: Ted Quinter
Council 13467 was also honored to receive the "State Deputy Award for 2015-16".

2015-16-state-deputy-award (215K)


 

Happy Birthday

The next time you see one of these Knights, be sure to wish them a Happy Birthday.

October
Theron (TJ) Bogan
Brian S Corallo
Raymond R Fertucci
Dennis E Free
George F Gonsalves
William D Gray
Joseph F Grillo
Mark E Gronski
Doug H Guevara
David L Hingerty
Craig M Hudgins
John H Hunt
Arthur T Mahoney
John F Markham
James R Novelli
James M Palmiere
Richard R Paradis
Stephen M Quaile
Manuel A Ramos
Christopher A Roberto
Shawn M Scharf
Adam Siebor
Joshua R Sulecki
Nolan D Villarin
Gary Q Williams


 

2015-16 State of the Council Report

Posted by: PGK Ted Quinter
At the Awards Dinner, outgoing GK Ted Quinter presented a informative recap of the Council's activities.

The entire report (in PDF format) can be read here. here.

Event Reports

Posted by: GK Ted Quinter
Written Report for Business Meetings
Please provide written copies of your reports for each business meeting via email to the Recorder If possible this would be best done in advance. If not in advance, please submit to him by Friday of the week of the Tuesday business meeting. This facilitates much easier, faster, and more accurate compilation of the minutes. Also, please carbon copy and as well as the Program Director for your event. (Their email addresses can be found here.)

Activity Reports
In order to accurately record key information on each event/program we sponsor, all Program Directors or Event Coordinators are required to submit an Activity Report ...(sometimes refered to as an "After Action Report") as soon as the event concludes. The form can be found here. Download the PDF form, complete it and provide it to the Grand Knight and Executive Secretary >

Boxtops For Education

Posted by: John Kummers
We are collecting "Box Top$", "Labels for Education" and Farm Fresh receipts.

These programs help St. John's school purchase additional supplies that are used to help further the learning process.

Please make sure to save these items and bring them to the monthly meetings. EVERY box top, label and receipt helps!

Check out all the products that can be used here ...

View the web site for more information.

The Farm Fresh program details can be found here ...

Parish Breakfast

Posted by: Ray Kotwasinski
Third Sunday of Every Month, 8:30am–12:30

Cost is $6 ages 8 and up, Children 7 and under eat free

Come join us for a great breakfast and fellowship in the SJA School Cafeteria
- or -
lend a hand in the kitchen or dining room to help make it all happen.
     Menu     
  • scrambled eggs
  • bacon and sausage
  • tater tots
  • biscuits/gravy
  • juice, coffee, hot tea
  • donuts, fruit cocktail
  • and friendship!
  • Bring your appetite, family, and friends!
     

    St. John the Apostle

    Called by Jesus during the first year of His ministry, and traveled everywhere with Him, becoming so close as to be known as the beloved disciple. Took part in the Last Supper. The only one of the Twelve not to forsake our Saviour in the hour of His Passion. Made guardian of Our Lady by Jesus

    Here's a Link to a biography on Saint John the Apostle.

    St John the Apostle
     

    Food for Thought


    How 'bright' are you?

    While awake, the human brain can generate enough energy to power a light bulb between 10-23 watts.
    Provided by RandomHistory.com

    Retiree's Philosophy:

    NEVER - put off till tomorrow ... what you can do the day after!
    And remember this ...

    Life isn't meant to be FAIR, ... it's meant to be LIVED!
    When you overcome problems, you build character.
    When you build character, you have hope.
    Never do in private - what you would not do in public.
    Thomas Jefferson

    When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not.
    Mark Twain

    Remember - Always be yourself!
    An original is always worth more than a copy.

     

     

     



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