Grand Knights Report

Dear Brother Knights
Next Meeting
Our next meeting will be held on Monday, October 21, 2019  in the Parish Center with the Rosary at 6:30 PM and the Meeting at 7:00 PM.

Knight's Hospitality Change
Starting in January 2019, our monthly Knight's Hospitality at the 9:00 AM Mass will be on the First Sunday of the month.

Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Our Annual Charity Golf Tournament was held on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at FireRock Country Club. Many thanks to all who volunteered and participated in the event.

Summary of Council Meeting for September 2019

The following is a brief summary of the September 2019 Meeting

Important Upcoming Functions and Events    

  • Knights Hospitality (October 6)
  • Tootsie Roll Drive (October 5)
  • Vets to Mass Sunday (October 20)
  • Oktoberfest (October 19)

Topics at the Meeting

1.  Fraternal Year Budget for 2019/2020 was submitted, reviewed and approved.

2.  Oktoberfest to occur on October 19. Ticket Sales Teams were established and will take place the weekend of September 22, October 6 and October 13. This omits the weekend of September 29 due to Church conflict with Knights of the Holy Sepulcher Convention Masses at St Bernard’s. Signup sheet will be going out last week in September needing Knights to be all hands on deck to set-up, cook, bus and cleanup the event for the Parish.  

3.  Pancake Breakfast - Secured for October 27. Volunteer signup sheet will be emailed the first week of October and final list to be passed out at October Council Meeting on October 21. 

4.  Tootsie Roll Drive will just take place at stores on Saturday, October 5 only. Brother Bob Bullock has secured 3 storefronts and they are Albertsons at FLW and Via Linda, Safeway at Thompson Peak and FLW, and Safeway in Fountain Hills. Leftover Tootsie Rolls will be sold at all Parish Masses on Sunday, October 6th.

5.  We will be holding a Knights Recruitment at the October 21 meeting. We are looking to bring in new Brother Knights to join us in the Parish Hall for Pizza, Beer and Monday Night Football to begin at 7:45. There will be a brief Business Meeting for 30 minutes before the Recruitment Night to discuss matters at hand.

6.   Golf Event - Beginning initial stages of forming Golf Committee for Golf Event. Date of Saturday, May 2nd has been reserved at Firerock.

7.   Group Breakouts occurred to solicit Brother Knights on suggestions for Charity Projects, Recruitment and Retention, and Social Gathering's for Spouses/Family's. Ideas and suggestions will be reviewed by Officers and then collectively be presented at a future Council Meeting to gauge interest and potential action forward.



 Next Council Meeting will be held on October 21 at 7:00 PM followed by Recruitment Event held in the Parish Hall at 7:45


Peter Loftus

Grand Knight


New Field Agent 

Our new Field Agent is Wes Casaus, Sr, whose contact information can be found on the Announcements Page.

Advanced Degrees

For more information go to the Fourth Degree Page.

For more information on Advanced Degrees, click on this State Link:  or go the Fourth Degree website at:

SET Training

Here is the link to the Diocese of Phoenix Website for more information regarding SET Training: 

Food Handler Permits

Many current permit holders have expired so renewal is strongly recommended and new permit holders are always encouraged.

Bartender Training

Please consider taking the online training, 3-4 hours, $25, council will reimburse.

Prayer List

We ask you to please pray for those who are ill, for the recently departed and for any unspoken needs of  members, their families and their friends.  

Bob Gomez
Grand Knight