St. John the Baptist Council No. 10232 designed the vehicle magnet shown above to publically declare that we understand why freedom is so precious – and so rare, and that we embrace the principles of liberty, equality and justice on which our nation is founded.
Council Conducts Easter Egg Hunt
Council 10232 conducted its first Easter egg hunt on Saturday March 19th at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. There were prizes for eggs containing a golden coin. There was even a special appearance by the Easter bunny passing out chocolate crosses to the kids.
As an unofficial count, we had one very colorful Easter Bunny, somewhere around 100 totally thrilled children with an equal number of very happy parents, two bazillion colorful, plastic Easter eggs filled with candy and numerous coins which qualified many children with a very special prize. Every child received a well-made Russell Stover chocolate cross – personally handed out by the Easter Bunny, who had some relationship to a member of the Travis family.
We began with a prayer and then three hunts were conducted at three locations around the parish property to accommodate three age groups of children. It took twelve knights over 20 minutes to hide the eggs in each area; however, when the word was given to “Find the eggs”, the children had all of them in their baskets within one minute. It was an exciting sight to behold.
The weather was perfect. Every hunt took place in a very well organized manner. Every child received a multitude of candy treats. This was a fantastic family event.
Our Council was featured on Page 32 of the December issue of Columbia. Shown with the completed Nativity sets from last year are John Phillip and Juan Benjamin.
Check out this proud accomplishment.
There is a great deal of theology on “Praying for Priests”, as shown in Chapter 1 of the book “Praying for Priests: A mission for the New Evangelization,” available below:
The link below goes to the “Foundation for Priests” web site, where additional reference materials are available:
Our Council has established Prayer for Priests teams. Please contact our Deputy Grand Knight if this is something that might be of interest to you.
Our Council has voted to sponsor an electronic billboard on US 72, across from Home Depot (headed East) which will run on a regularly timed basis from December 20th until January 2nd. The following will be displayed:
Last year’s display:
The 2016 ID Drive resulted in $1,289.50 being raised through on-site solicitations in October.
Throughout the year the Council held various fund raisers such that a total of $3,034.24 was raised and submitted to the State Council. A word of thanks to everyone that supported the drive this year. We had a wonderful turnout of knights of these events.
Anyone wishing to make a personal donation to the drive please make out a check to “K of C 10232” and bring to the next.
St. John the Baptist Council No. 10232