|MINUTES FROM 10/25/06
Council was called to order at 7:06 pm by the Deputy Grand Knight. A prayer (Our Father)
was lead by the Deputy Grand Knight as well as the "Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag".
Minutes from the past meeting were distributed to all members. A motion was made to except
these minutes. A second to the motion was made and a unanimous vote approved the minutes.
All officers were present except the Chaplin, Grand Knight, Advocate and the Inside Guard. The
Warden approved the attendance.
From the Deputy Grand Knight:
1. Read the names of council
members who received their degrees. These included the 1st degree
| 2. Read a letter from
Immaculate Conception Parish thanking our council for the monetary
contribution from last years Tootsie Roll Drive to their religious education program.
| 3. Read a statement from the
Missouri State Council acknowledging Ken Bolls as a nominee for
"State Knight of the Month" to be announced later.
| 4. Reported funds and bills
related to past monthly activities. He also commented on the lack of
parishioners at the monthly Knight's breakfast after the 7:00
am mass, but that after that time, many attended the breakfast.
| 5. Noted that he wrote a 'thank
you' note to the manager at Wall Mart in Republic for allowing us
to sell Tootsie Rolls.
| 6. Initiated a discussion
concerning some member's lack of attendance and/or participation in our
council's activities as well as not paying their dues. Various members gave their views which
a. Possibly they should be suspended--however, it was mentioned, that this could be a tedious
or time consuming procedure.
b. Don't suspend them, but first reach out to them and determine why they are not active.
c. Send them a special letter outlining the council's activities
including more "fun" activities
d. We should try to get them active by participating in a council
activity as "monthly
e. A motion was made to table this and think about it more and consider
the ideas at the next
| From the Chaplin:
1. Msrg. Westheus was "under the weather" and could not attend the meeting.
| Treasurer's and Financial
Indicated a positive report concerning the finances of the Council.
| Unfinished and New Buisness:
1. Discussion about cooking burgers at the Boo Fest was initiated.
It was concluded, we need
| 2. Council members will be
involved with the Youth Group. The knights will help the Youth
members take orders and money for smoked turkey breasts after all masses this Saturday
and Sunday. The knights will also help wrap and box the turkey breasts which the youth will
purchase from St. Elizabeth Seton
Parish between 12:00--12:30 pm on Nov. 18th (Saturday). St. Elizabeth Seton has graciously
allowed the St Agnes Youth Group to purchase up to 60--8 lb. breasts. The beasts will be
stored in the freezer at St. Agnes Cafeteria until distribution to the buyers.
| 3. The Silent
Auction During the Nov. 19th Knight's Breakfast was discussed. It was
that council members should come the day before (Saturday) and help to "set-up" .
| 4. There was a small discussion
on reviving "Triva Night", "WinterFest", a "Texas-Hold-em" party
and decorating the Cathedral in December.
|5. During the St. Agnes Stewardship Fair, the council plans to man-a-booth on Nov. 4th and 5th.|
| From the Insurance Agent:
Not present, therefore nothing to report.
| From the District Deputy:
1. Asked us consider a contribution to the Green Valley State School for
the disabled for special
|3. Mentioned the 2nd and 3rd degrees, Oct. 15th (SEE BELOW)|
| 4. Mentioned our
council should take pictures at their activities and e-mail them to Tom
the District Deputy, to be placed in the Mirror.
| 5. Mentioned free
throw competition on Jan 28th and Feb. 3rd at Holy Trinity, and regional
competition at Immaculate Conception Parish in Springfield.
6. Told the council group there was a pamphlet on the way which outlines the 10 most important
reasons to be a knight.
| Closing of Meeting:
Closing of meeting lead by the Deputy Grand Knight as well as the Closing prayer (Hail Mary).
Oct. 28th--after 5:30 pm Mass--the Council will cook burgers and help
out at Boo Fest--council
Oct. 28th and 29th---aid youth group in taking orders for smoked turkey breasts after all masses.
Nov. 4th and 5th---council members to man a booth at the St. Agnes Cathedral's Stewardship Fair.
Nov. 12th-----Council's rosary after the 8:30 am mass.
Nov. 18th---Council members to help the youth group wrap and box
smoked turkey breasts to be
Nov. 19th---Knight's breakfast 8:00--11:00 am in cafeteria.
Nov. 22nd---next Council Meeting at 7:00 pm in the Band Room.
July 4th---Participation in an Independence Day Parade at
Marshfield, MO. Get on the Knight's
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
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
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. 8th----Rosary after 8:30 Mass in the Chapel
Oct 15th----Knight's Breakfast in Cafeteria from 8:30 to 11:00 am.
Oct. 15th--12:30 pm, 2nd and 3rd degrees at Council #698
Oct. 19th--presentation of Stem Cell Initiative at Hammons Heart Institute
Oct.21st---7-midnight--Benefit Dance for Brad Burnum at Knight's Hall---$10/per person
Oct. 24th--2nd and 3rd Degree at Holy Trinity
Oct. 25th---7:00 pm--next Council Meeting