Although temperatures reached into the triple digits, members of Council 830 in Denison turned out and supported the building of a Habitat for Humanity home on June 18.
The Goal of our “Hands in our Community – Home and Abroad” program is to provide comfort and sustenance for homeless and destitute by providing supplies and food for those in our ‘backyard’ be it in Texas or Viet Nam.
100 is the number of wheelchairs our council will provide for disabled children at the CRIT Center in La Paz, Mexico as a result of our fundraising drive for the American Wheelchair Mission. The official number was 99, but a few moments ago I received a phone call from brother SK Art Senato, pledging to donate 1 more chair.
St. Michael the Archangel Council #10523 in Grand Prairie and the Dallas Diocese held a very successful first ever Wheelchair Sunday over the weekend. $13,312 was collected at the Masses and $1,450 was received online, for a total of $14,762 for 98 wheelchairs. Since it is estimated that each wheelchair delivered changes and improves an average of 10 lives, they will make an immediate impact in the lives of 980 people.
St. Martin of Tours #13133 in Forney and the Dallas Diocese held a Wheelchair Sunday over the weekend. $1,328 was collected at the Masses and $800 was received online, for a total of $2,128 for 14 wheelchairs. Their Council will also be collecting money for wheelchairs this Friday during their Fish Fry.
St. Paul the Apostle Family Fights for the Life of Teenage Daughter In July of 2021, the family of Jose and Janet Cleto, of St. Paul the Apostle Parish in Richardson, faced the tragedy of their two daughters, Kenia, 18, and Nicole, 9, lying comatose after a car accident. In the case of Kenia, the […]
Sacred Heart Wheelchair Sunday Update Brother Knights and Father Danilo, Sacred Heart Council #10646 in Rowlett and the Dallas Diocese held a successful Wheelchair Sunday over the past two weekends. So far they have raised $7,500 for 50 wheelchairs. Their funds will go towards providing a large container of 280 wheelchairs for the Guerrero CRIT […]
Prince of Peace Wheelchair Sunday Update Brother Knights, Father Michael and Father Stephen, Prince of Peace Council #11716 in Plano and the Dallas Diocese held their 12th Annual Wheelchair Sunday over the past two weekends. It was again very successful as they have raised $91,814 so far. Their funds will go towards providing a large […]
St. Anthony Wheelchair Sunday Update Brother Knights and Father Tony, St. Anthony Council #12300 in Wylie and the Dallas Diocese held a successful Wheelchair Sunday over the past two weekends. So far they have raised $17,586 for 117 wheelchairs. Their funds will go towards providing a large container of 280 wheelchairs for the CRIT Center […]
February 2022 Update Brother Knights! I trust everyone enjoyed the beautiful weather his past weekend! It sure felt good to get outside and run around! It was a busy weekend for the Knights of Columbus in Dallas. Collectively, there were 4 CUF Exemplifications held over the weekend and we welcomed in I believe 12 new […]