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K of C Subiaco Retreat

September 7, 8, & 9, 2018

 

Cackie Upchurch – Presenter

Biblical Images to Shape Our Hearts

 

Cackie Upchurch taps into years of experience in Bible study and adult faith formation to share the life-giving message of Scripture.  She serves as director of Little Rock Scripture Study, is the general editor of the Little Rock Catholic Study Bible, an associate editor of The Bible Today and contributor to Give Us This Day. She is the author of four volumes of the Alive in the Word series: Mary, Favored by God; Moses, Called and Equipped; Hospitality: Welcoming the Stranger and Christmas: Season of Wonder and Hope. Cackie finds great joy in meeting people around the country (and beyond) when she speaks at conferences and leads retreats for lay people and religious communities.

 

Open to Knights, Knights and Spouses, and Widows

 

Make your reservations now, 26 rooms only!!

 

Cost $200 Single, $300 Couple

No Friday Evening or Sunday Noon Meal:

Single $182; Couple $264

 

To Book your reservation contact:

Randy Schnoebelen

 Church Director

Arkansas State Council

501/204/9486

swissrm@sbcglobal.net

 

 Posted 2018-08-04 15:06:26


We  mourn the loss of our fallen Brother Knight, Sir Knight Hugh Pat Costello who left us to be with the Lord on July 16, 2018.  Pat became a Knight in 1969 and a 4th Degree Knight in 1997.

 

Retired Seattle Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen died on July 22, 2018 at the age of 96 at his home in Helena Montana.

 

August 21 - St. Pius X

August 22 - The Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary

August 29 - The Passion of St. John the Baptist

 

September 4 - Memorial Mass for Fr. Vincent R. Capodono, MM, US Navy Chaplain, Vietnam War hero, and Medal of Honor recipient, will be celebrated at the Crypt of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC at 6:30 pm.

 

YOU ARE BORN A MAN.  YOU BECOME A KNIGHT.  Join today.  Visit KofC.org/Joinus

Deep within the heart of every man is a call to live with purpose and meaning; a call to lead, to protect, to serve and to defend.

Men today need a band of brothers - other Catholic men to share in that call, who walk together on the journey towards something better.

The Knights of Columbus is a trusted name, tried by time, present where men are, providing inspiring resources and support for strengthening your faith and living a life of virtue.

Knights lead with faith.  Knights protect our families.  Knights serve those in need.

When the world says men should step aside, Knights of Columbus step up.

We are Catholic men.  We live by principles informed by faith.  We are sons, fathers, husbands, and grandfathers.  Join us on life's greatest adventure to discover the man God calls you to be.
BECOME A KNIGHT!

 

Greg Mattics

Posted 2018-08-01 08:57:49

 


I stopped by to visit Change Point in Hot Springs today.  Today was Kelly Jo’s last day of volunteering in operating the ultrasound machine on Thursdays, her day off.  Her normal job is as an ultrasound technician at Children’s Hospital in Little Rock.  Kelly Jo has received a promotion at Children’s which causes her to work more of a regular schedule and eliminates her Thursdays off.

 

Six years ago, the Knights of Columbus council 6419 bought and donated an ultrasound machine to Change Point.  The personnel there encourage expectant mothers to have an ultrasound test performed with the idea that if an expectant mother sees the baby in her womb, they would be less likely to have an abortion. JoAnn Carter, the Director at Change Point, told me that last year they had a 100% success rate of convincing expectant  mothers to bear their child to term and so far this year has been a 100% success rate as well.  She said that in six years, they have saved 810 babies as a result of the machine.

 

Today, Kelly Jo was training a volunteer RN on the machine and I was hoping to catch both of them, and thank Kelly Jo for her service and thank the volunteer RN as well, but I missed both of them.  I did however get to meet another RN, Betty Smith,  who is on staff at Change Point.

 

JoAnn told me that today was a sad day because a young lady had come in to get an ultrasound test and it turned out that the infant was deceased in her womb.  So everybody was sad in that office today.  It is ironic that on Kelly Jo’s last day, she discovered a deceased unborn baby.

 

JoAnn told me that she has a service technician from Memphis come by twice a year to check out the machine and each visit costs Change Point $500.  So it is good that the Baby Bottle Campaign the Knights conduct at our local Catholic churches gives Change Point some operating funds.  Other local churches conduct Baby Bottle Campaigns, as well.

 

 

Newton White

Arkansas District Master

501 622 0191 cell

 

Verso I’ alto

“To the Highest”

Posted 2018-08-17 07:57:51


Click Here  to see the current edition (Vol 2 Spring 2018) of the Diocese Vocations newsletter.   - The Call -


Delta Catholic Conference
Laborers in the Vineyard

 

9:00am to 3:00pm
Saturday, September 29, 2018
St. John’s Catholic Church,
203 W. Ash St., Brinkley, AR, 72021
Growing in Discipleship is Hard Work. Given the complexities of our lives—trying to raise a family, trying to navigate busy work and home schedules, trying to follow Christ--there is a great need for resources and training in how to grow in our relationship with Christ as a Church community.
Catholic Rural Life has worked with many priests, lay men and women, and parishes in dioceses around the country. Participants will come away with tools and inspiration in how to develop or revitalize growth in their parish community.
Early registration fee $20 due on or before Sept 1 and $30 after Sept 1; fee includes lunch. For registration information please contact your parish office, the Diocese of Little Rock Office of Faith Formation 501-664-0340, jmoore@dolr.org or visit www.dolr.org.

 


2018 Council Directory Form

Click on the above Link to access the 2018 Council Officers form to be submitted to State Secretary Alan Holman for the State wide council directory.  Print form and send to Alan.

Updated 2018-06-16 11:47:29

State Deputy Elect Roy Anderle & Special Olympics Arkansas CEO Terri Weir

Arkansas Pregnancy Resource Center Fire

The remnants of the exam table alongside the destroyed ultrasound machine after the fire.

State and Federal officials on the scene after the fire.

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