Knights of Columbus

by Nov 26, 2021News

The annual St. Finnan’s Basilica K of C Christmas fundraising drive will be the weekend of December 12th.  K of C envelopes will be in the pews.  Please mark your envelope number for receipt purposes.  Please help us help the needy in our area. For more information please contact Cameron McCormick, Grand Knight, #613.525.1340.

A few notes regarding Knight of Columbus, 10640 St. Finnan’s Council

1.        Annual curling bonspiel, held at Alexandria curling club usually mid February in conjunction with the CWL.  It includes curling, lunch and supper, musical entertainment by Liz Caddell and friends….curling starts at 8 am and the day is usually over by 9pm.  It usually brings in about 1,000 $ to the Knights and 1,000$ to the CWL after expenses. More details to follow.

2.       Annual Christmas fundraising drive mid December by way of envelopes in the pews.  We use the donations for the needy in our community by way of St. Vincent de Paul in Alexandria.  (food bank)

3.       On Remembrance Day we buy and present a wreath on display at Alexandria cenotaph in memory of the fallen soldiers from Glengarry.

4.       We make donations throughout the year to various charities, including a GDHS bursary to a practicing Catholic student, and a donation to St. Finnan’s Catholic Elementary school.

5.       We take part in K of C Coats for Kids program which provides winter coats for students in need.

6.       We also donate annually to special Olympics, CCO, K of C Wheelchair program.

7.       We are in the planning stages of a K of C golf tournament, details to follow.

God bless you!

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