Date change General Meeting from May 21(Victoria Day) to May 14, 2018 Nominations for Officer Elections

October 28, 2013

SAVE THE DATE - FREE FRATERNAL NIGHT, TUESDAY NOVEMBER 19


This is a gentle reminder concerning our forthcoming .General Meeting coupled with a Free Fraternal Activity Night scheduled for Tuesday, November 19th commencing from 7 p.m.

With the passing of our Charter Grand Knight Brother Mathew Rodrigues, the fraternal night for will be held in his memory and to honour him.

We will be praying the Rosary at 7 p.m. followed by the meeting which will be very short (15 mins or so) and then commence with the fraternal activity night. As informed earlier, food will be served, courtesy of our Council, and for this purpose we will need brother Knights who will be attending the event to let us know if they will be attending well in advance of the payment.

The event is being spearheaded by Brother William Fernandes and his Committee of Brother Knights. You will be contacted by the committee members by way of the calling tree. However, if you receive this email, please be kind enough to respond to me with an aye or a nye.

For those brother Knights from our Council who have a business or work for a business where they would like to promote themselves, you are welcome to participate in this event. We are planning to have tables placed around the parish hall where you could place your advertising material or banner, etc. However, prior to doing so you must clearly let the GK know about it in writing, well in advance of the event.


 Fraternally,

Edwin D'Cruz
Grand Knight and the Executive Team
St. Francis Xavier Council 12067

October 22, 2013

Funeral Arrangements for CPGK Mathew Rodrigues


The council will be praying the rosary on Thursday, October 24th @ 7.30 p.m. sharp at the visitation centre. Kindly come dressed in your blazers and name badges.

October 21, 2013

First Degree Exemplification - In Memory of our Past Charter Grand Knight Brother Mathew Rodrigues



Dear Worthy Brothers,


Please find below a self-explanatory email received from the Worthy IPGK Joseph Remedios. I would kindly request your support and mark of utmost respect by participating in the First Degree Exemplification that is to take place at our parish hall on Sunday, October 27 @ 5.30 p.m.

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Brothers of the Degree Team,

Greetings on this Sunday afternoon, I am sure all of you have received the news of the passing away of our Worthy Past Charter Grand Knight Brother Mathew Rodrigues, As a token of appreciation for  his support and commitment to our Council we shall dedicate this Degree on Sunday in his memory, Kindly request the brothers knights from the Council to come and be part of this Exemplification.

Worthy Grand Knight Brother Edwin, can you kindly send out an email to the membership for participation.

Thanks you brothers & God Bless,

Joseph Remedios
Grand Knight-Degree Team 
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Fraternally,

Edwin D'Cruz
Grand Knight and the Executive Team
St. Francis Xavier Council 12067

October 13, 2013

Thanksgiving Message - Grand Knight



Dear Worthy Brothers,

I take this opportunity of wishing each of and your dear families a very Happy Thanksgiving safe long weekend.

I also take this opportunity to thank the brother knights who volunteer on various council related projects and for the many hours that you put in by joining the committees as chairs and members and for sharing your good ideas and hardwork with the council; my grateful thanks.

For those brother knights that are going through difficult times (health, job related and other associated matters), our prayers and thoughts are with the each of you and your dear families.

Last but not least, to my Executive and Directors Team, thank you for your support dedication to the council and to me, since taking over as the GK in July of this year.

Peace and goodwill always,

Fraternally,

Edwin D'Cruz
Grand Knight
St. Francis Xavier Council 12067

October 6, 2013

Busy Weekend for Our Council Sunday October 6 - Life Chain



Dear Worthy Brother Knights,

I am pleased to inform you that we successfully conducted the Life Chain event this afternoon under the able guidance of Brother Hilario Li, Pro-Life Director of our Council.
Thank you to all our parishioners, brother knights and their families who made the time to attend the Life Chain Event.

Fraternally,

Edwin D'Cruz
Grand Knight The Executive Team
St. Francis Xavier Council 12067

Busy Weekend for Our Council Saturday October 5 - 16th Anniversary Dinner Dance


Dear Worthy Brother Knights,
I am penning this email to let you know (if you were not able to attend) that our council’s 16th Annual Anniversary Dinner & Dance held on Saturday, October 5th at the St. Francis Xavier Parish Hall, was well attended (over 225 attendees), entertaining the crowd with live music & DJ by the Marawders band, Emceeing by the affable Melroy Borges and catering by Konkan Delite, who is also a knight from our council.

The evening was graced by a number of dignitaries including the Parish Pastor Rev. Msgr. Pan, Associate Pastor Rev. Fr. Susairaj, District Deputy Joseph  Zielinski, St. Andre Bessette Assembly (FN SK Graham Nickalls, councils [Christo Rei (GK Vally D’Souza) Credit Valley (GK Andrei Dias), Mount Carmel (GK James Lobo) & St. Josephine Bakhita (FS Serge Poirier)],  PGK’s (CGK Mathew Rodrigues, Anthony D’Souza, Fred Gamboa & Gabriel Ogundele) from our council, the CWL (current and past presidents) and PDD’s/PGK’s from other councils. For those brother knights that attended the anniversary dance with their spouses, thank you for your support.

The Committee Members & the Executive Team would like to thank our sponsors, advertisers and those parishioners and knights that donated gifts to the council to make the evening a successful one and thus helping us achieve our goals and objectives for this high profile council event. You will be pleased to know that we raised over $4000 (budget exceeded by 100 percent).

Brother Savio, Chair for the event and his fully energised and hard working committee, did an excellent job in ensuring that the knights and our guests enjoyed the evening. Thank you Chair and Committee Members for your volunteer work and making sure that everything turned out well.

Our 17th Anniversary Dinner & Dance date is Saturday, October 18th 2014.

For viewing the pictures of the event please visit http://www.kofc12067.ca/

Fraternally,

Edwin D'Cruz
Grand Knight & The Executive Team
St. Francis Xavier Council 12067

October 4, 2013

Busy Weekend for Our Council Friday October 4 - 12 th Annual Golf Tournament



Dear Worthy Brother Knights,

We finally concluded our golfing event yesterday afternoon and had a great finish to it, albeit with a smaller group of ardent golfers and enthusiasts. 

Our Chair for this event, Brother Valens Almeida with his tenacity and never give up attitude, along with the support of his golfing committee, saw us through the finish line comfortably. 

Despite all the challenges that this committee has faced weather wise, I am pleased to inform you that our budget target for this fund raising event coupled with fraternal activity, has met its goals and objectives. More details of the net funds raised will be made known to you in the next few weeks. 

For those brother knights who joined us from our council and other supporting councils, a "BIG THANK YOU" to each of you.

Once again, on behalf of the Executive Team, our thanks to the Chair Brother Valens Almeida and his Committee Members for a job well done.

Fraternally,



Edwin D'Cruz
Grand Knight & The Executive Team
St. Francis Xavier Council 12067

October 3, 2013

Tournament Updated @ 8.20am Friday October 4, 2013

Hourly forcast for Hornby, ON for our Tournament

Team
Time
#
Name
1
12:30 noon
1
Stephen Harvey
2
Phil Howland
3
Anthony D'Souza
4
BMO player
2
12:37
1
Archie Lobo
2
Perry Rabadi
3
Frank Magno
4
Tony Lobo
3
12:44
1
BMO Group (1)
2
BMO Group (1)
3
BMO Group (1)
4
BMO Group (1)
4
12:51
1
Gus D'Souza
2
Joe D'Souza
3
Glen Clifford
4
Luis Gomes
5
12:58
1
Valens Almeida
2
Pepito D'Souza
3
Joseph Desouza
4
Errol Sequeira
6
13:05
1
William Palattao
2
Al Roldan
3
Bob Enriquez
4
Jay Arr
7
13:12
1
Max Mendes
2
Wilson D'Souza
3
Gabriel Ogundele
4
Andrew Ogundele
8
13:19
1
BMO Group 2 (TBD)
2
BMO Group 2 (TBD)
3
BMO Group 2 (TBD)
4
BMO Group 2 (TBD)