Father Frank’s Blog-May 2017

Images courtesy of Wikipedia, (left) St. Philip, by Peter Paul Rubens, from his Twelve Apostles series (c. 1611), at the Museo del Prado, Madrid |(right) Statue of St James at the Church of the Mafra Palace, Portugal. Dear Brother Knights, On Wednesday, May 3, we celebrated, with red vestments, the Feast of Saints Philip and James, Apostles….

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…

St. Bonaventure Knights of Columbus present a $1000. check to Schott’s Center

Our Grand Knight Felix Hodges and State Treasurer-Florida State Knights of Columbus Scott O’Connor present Jerry Cohen-Director of Annual Fund & Stewardship with a check of $1000. These funds raised were from our Tootsie Roll drive. Schott Communities is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1986 to address the needs of persons who are deaf or…

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