May 2017-Columbiettes Highlights and Events

April – Visited the VA, donated jewelry, cosmetics, various toiletries, etc. plus $100 gift cards . April 28-30  – State Convention: St. Bonaventure Columbiettes was assigned the duty of obtaining and decorating the arch for the entry of all participants at the hotel for our convention. Marsha was lead on this project and dedicated much time and…

Upcoming Columbiette Events

April 21st Relay for Life – TBD-Charities – current gift cards to Veteran’s for supplies April 27 – Columbiettes pre-convention outing:  Casino Royale in Pompano April 28, 29, 30  Florida State Convention – Embassy Suites in Boca Raton May 7th Parish Center – Respect Life – Baby shower If you have any questions or would like to know…

Did You Ever Wonder Why We Are Named After Columbus?

Brother Knights, While many know the story about how Fr. McGivney originally wanted to name the order “Sons of Columbus” and that it was James T. Mullen, the first Supreme Knight who suggested “Knights of Columbus” would better capture the ritualistic nature of the new organization.  But, why take on the name Columbus at all?…

Are the Benefits Worth the Costs?

Above article taken from http://church.stbonaventurechurch.com/ For more information on joining the St. Bonaventure Knights of Columbus Council 12240 in Davie, FL, please contact: Grand Knight Felix Hodges | (954) 790-3023 [email protected] or Membership Director Joe Cox | (954) 614-3209 [email protected] #kofc12240

Enablers versus Developers

Compassion is a true Christian virtue. We should show it whenever someone is in a difficult situation that they have no control over. Enabling is not the same thing as showing compassion, although enablers describe their actions as compassionate. When people are in difficult situations because of irresponsible actions they have taken, they need development…