Sir Knights, your assembly picked up THREE awards at last nights awards ceremony! The Fay Roset Award – for best communications. Fay Roset Patriotic Award for the assembly with the best function or project exemplifying patriotism. The William Hooch Award of merit for the SK who best exemplifies the conduct of a 4th degree Knight.
Worthy Sirs, The new Executive has been voted in on April 14, 2013. Please see the full list here.
Worthy Sirs: Today, I’d like to talk to you on the lost art of saying thanks. Here’s a story that I read just recently. There was this kid that was fat, short and awkward with no natural talent. But he loved basketball and tried really hard every day until he finally made the team. One […]
Kyle Nielsen of Man Alive fame sent me an email with an amazing blog titled The Art of Manliness. Kyle writes: I somehow stumbled upon this superbly cool blog. As the name indicates, it’s dedicated to helping men discover the lost art of being authentically manly. While not faith-based, it’s quickly become one of my favourites […]
As reported by Worthy District Marshall Elemer Lazar: There were 30 Honour Guards to send Sir Knight Bill Meredith off. 2 Master’s of the Fourth Degree, Former Master SK Doug Foxx and current Master SK Tony Pimentel; 2 Colour Commanders and 5 Faithful Navigators with the Reds making up the rest of the Guard. Clearly, […]
Father Raymond J. de Souza on bullying: Agreement ought to be possible, unless agreement is not sincerely being sought. The government of Ontario has launched an anti-bullying initiative for schools. The initiative draws particular attention to bullying on matters of sexual identity and has mandated student clubs as one remedy. The province’s proposed legislation says that […]
Worthy Sirs: Happy Saint Patrick’s Day. As you all probably know, Saint Patrick was abducted from his family as a boy of 14 and taken to Ireland as a slave to the Druids, who had no belief in God. Through constant prayer, God revealed to him a way to escape, which he finally did, returning […]
Worthy Sirs: Is it time for us to be peculiar? I came across the following article about Lent and I would like to read it to you as part of my Report. The liturgy of Ash Wednesday — both the Mass and the Liturgy of the Hours — gives us plenty to think about. The […]
Worthy F.N. SK’s Martin Polz and Tony Badowski along with Br Knight Gerry Van Aert from OLOV Council 10889 travelled to Agassiz yesterday to view and report on the Santa Maria’s condition. After inspection we identified three areas of concern. 1- the mast inserts need to be strenghten for front and rear. 2- rear poop […]