Ewing Knights of Columbus - Council #3756
P.O. Box 7647
Ewing, NJ 08628

The Grand Knight’s February 2020 Message

Brothers & Sir Knights- Faith in Action Programs Update:

Faith

  Spiritual Reflection (required program): PGK Gene Blicharz is organizing a one-day Council retreat at the Morningstar House of Prayer, 312 West Upper Ferry Road, Trenton, NJ 08628 - Saturday April 4th from 9:30 am- 2:30 pm the cost is $30 per person. We have committed to sending at least 10 Brother Knights. If you would like to attend, please let us know prior to or at the March 19th Business Meeting. You can respond to PGK Eugene Blicharz (Eugene Blicharz) or GK Frank Ferdetta (Frank Ferdetta).

  Marian Prayer - Our Lady Help of Persecuted Christians - Marian Prayer Service with the Our Lady Help of Persecuted Christians image. Date to be Determined - Pastor Fr. Tom of ISJ will confirm a date for at Incarnation - St James. Worthy District Deputy Vito Pulito will arrange for the Icon to be presented at the Mass when we have a confirmed date. Thanks to PGK Mike Murphy for arranging this important Mass.

Communty:

  Helping Hands (required) -Put your faith into action and help those less fortunate in your community. Eyes for the needy- PGK/ Lecturer Ronald Prykanowski- Thanks to Worthy Lecturer Ron, we collected 79 pairs of glasses and 39 cases. Worthy Treasurer George Steward is looking into how we can aid HomeFront of Mercer County.

Family

  Food for Families (featured program) - Help end hunger in communities across North America. According to PGK Mike Murphy the minimum requirement of 1,000 pounds of food has been nearly met and donated to Mt. Carmel Guild.

Good Friday Family Promotion - March and April Souper Suppers at ISJ on 2 Friday evenings. A simple supper of soup and bread will be served in the Church Hall prior to Stations of the Cross. At these suppers we will promote attendance at the Good Friday service. We will need Brother Knights to attend and help .

Souper Suppers at ISJ begin at 6:00 pm on the following dates

LIFE

  Pregnancy Center Support -Brother Tom DeFalco will spearhead Roses for Life collection and Council will donate proceeds to ChoiceOne Pregnancy Center. Dates: ISJ May 30th and 31st (confirmed), OLGC (TBD). We will need Brother Knights to attend and help.

Mass for People with Special Needs - PGK Mike Murphy met with Fr. Tom and he agreed to conduct Masses at ISJ weekend of June 6th & 7th This weekend coincides with the Special Olympics at TCNJ.  

Additionally: Fundraising for People with Intellectual Disabilities & Special Olympics

40 Cans for Lent

  Our Council is once again sponsoring a program called 40 Cans for Lent. We are asking each family to donate 40 canned food items, one for each day of Lent. There are containers at each entrance to Incarnation Church for your donation. PGK Mike Murphy is challenging each member of our Council to participate in this program. 40 Cans for Lent is part of our year long Food for Families (Faith in Action) campaign. All food collected is donated to the Mount Carmel Guild Food Bank. If you can’t donate 40 Cans, please give whatever you can. No donation is too small. Thank you in advance for your participation

Council 3756 Schedule_2020

  Council 3756 Schedule_2020

IMPORTANT DATES

Vivat Jesus,
Frank Ferdetta, Grand Knight

Council #3756 is located in the Parish Hall of Our Lady of Good Council Parish at 137 W Upper Ferry Rd