| COUNCIL ACTIVITIES
|MINUTES FROM 08/23/06
Council was called to order at 7:04 pm by the Grand Knight. A prayer was lead by Msgr.
Westhues and the "Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag" followed. All officers were present except
the first year Trustee.
From the Grand Knight:
1. New members and reactivation
names were presented; Brian Forsee (reactivation), Bill Keller
|2. Mentioned Fr. Kiefer, former pastor at St. Agnes was appointed Knight's State Chaplin.|
| 3. Talked about the observation
of the "World Day of Peace" and cited sources of articles by
Knights concerning the Stem Cell Research. Also, a letter was read concerning getting
involved with "Rose for Life" activities and a mention that there would be bumper stickers
| 4. A monetary amount from the
Council's funds was asked for to supplement that which was
obtained from the Silent Auction at the St. Agnes Parish Picnic for tuition assistance. The
motion was passed.
| 5. A letter was read from a
college student belonging to St. Agnes Parish concerning the low
attendance at "Perpetual Adoration" gatherings. A suggestion was made to help increase the
attendance of Knights and others at the gatherings.
| 6. A Benefit Dance for Brad
Burnum will take place at the Knight's Hall to help defray medical
| 7. The Council passed a motion
to donate a sum to the Carmelite Sisters at the Monastery in
Jeff City for the purpose of helping to pay for the warped floor at the Monastery.
| From the Chaplin:
1. Msrg. Westheus commented on the importance of the Ecumenical
activities of various religious
|2. Talked about his concern of the warped floor at the Monastery at Jeff City.|
| Treasurer's and Financial
Indicated a positive report concerning the finances of the Council.
A mention was made about
| Unfinished Buisness:
1. It was mentioned that Fr. Mike noticed very few participated in the
Knight's monthly rosary. A
| 2. The Council Advocate
proposed an idea for a fund raising activity for tuition assistance.
involved selling raffle tickets to stay at the Big Cedar Lodge. It was mentioned that there should
be more research on the idea.
| 3. A mandatory
organization meeting was scheduled after the Council's Meeting for those
wished to sign up for participation in the "Bartenders Ball"
| 4. Sunday's Knights Breakfast
at the St. Agnes Cafeteria will resume in September. There will be
articles to be sold beginning at the October (15th) Breakfast and possibly others to follow. These
articles were donated and the donor will contribute proceeds to the Council.
|5. The Tootsie Roll Drive will proceed at the Walmart in Republic on schedule.|
| 6. Contributions of furniture
and other house-ware articles can be made to a person in need. If
have something to contribute, contact a Knight at this Council.
|7. Need help from our Council Knights for the upcoming "Poker Run"|
| From the Insurance Agent:
Nothing to report
| From the District Deputy:
1. We need a strong showing of the Council Knights at the 50th Anniversary of the Diocese.
|2. There are 6 new Knights from the different Councils in the area.|
3. Mentioned the dates, times and places for the up-coming Degree meetings.
|4. The Council needs to get in it's order for Roses-for-Life (cards) by Sept.15th.|
|5. Installation of the new Council officers ( after this meeting).|
| Closing of Meeting:
By Grand Knight and Closing prayer lead by Msgr. Westheus.
Aug. 26th---Golf Tournament for the Knights---Aug. 12th deadline for sign-up
Sept. 10th--knights and parishioners rosary at 9:45am in chapel
Sept. 11th--"World Day of Peace" observation
Sept. 15th--"Roses for Life" cards order due for Council
Sept. 17th---8-11am Knights Breakfast at St. Agnes Cafeteria
Sept. 21st--7-9pm--Ecumenical Meeting on Anti-cloning and Voice for Life at Central Assembly (N. Boonville)
Sept. 26th.-- 6:45pm-1st Degree at Holy Trinity.
Sept. 27th-- 7:00 pm knights next council meeting in band room
Sept. 30th---9:30 Catholic Conference Assembly in Jefferson City
Oct. 1st----50th Anniversary Celebration of Diocese --2:30 pm at University Plaza
Oct. 1st---Poker Run--starts at Pierce City and ends at Springfield Catholic
Oct. 6-8th--Tootsie Roll Drive at the Walmart in Republic.
Oct. 15th--12:30 pm, 2nd and 3rd degrees at Council #698
Oct.21st---7-midnight--Benefit Dance for Brad Burnum at Knight's Hall---$10/per person
July 4th---Participation in an Independence Day Parade at Marshfield, MO. Get on the Knight's Float
July 9th---Knights Rosary at St. Agnes Cathedral after 7:00am Mass in the Chapel
July 12th--A special council meeting in downtown Springfield
July 16th--Blues and Barbeque at St. Agnes after 11:30am and 5:00 pm masses.
July 29th--Knights 1st Degree at Council # 9533
July 30th-Treasure Lake Cookout from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Aug. 2nd---St. Agnes Parish Picnic and Silent Auction after 5:30 pm mass
Aug. 4th-5th--Parish Garage Sale in Gym.
Aug. 6th-8th ---Tootsie Roll Drive at Walmart in Republic
Aug. 20th or 27th---Barbeque cookout after 11:30 and 5:30 Masses.
Aug. 21st-----Bartenders Practice @ Council #698
Aug. 22nd----2nd degree at Holy Trinity at 6:30pm
Aug. 23rd------next St. Agnes Knights meeting at 7:00pm in Bandroom