The Charlebois Council Club Room is located
in the Guy Hall at 28 First Street West ,
next to Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Cathedral, in The Pas.
The 2017-18 Grand Knight is Bro. Vaughn Wadelius.
See the Officers page for contact information.
See Program Directors HERE.
A list of the 2015-17 elected Council Officers and officers elected for
2017-18 can be
HERE. See the Web Site Map for
Our annual activities calendar is found
Click on the Gallery
button on the left for photos of various council projects and activities.
Council members awarded Knight of the Month can be seen
Our KC Insurance Agent is Andre Cossette and is reached at
A direct link to KC Supreme News Releases can be found
The most recent KC
Knightline newsletter is now available
It is no longer mailed out by Supreme.
Charlebois Council meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month (except July and August).
page for more information on who we are.
Some of our recent community activities are shown below.
Practicing Catholic men may contact the Grand Knight directly to discuss the aims
and objectives of the Order.
Ask any Knight for a pamphlet that describes the benefits
Indicate your interest and an Application for Membership form
will be provided.
To watch a video about
the Knights, click
2018 Manitoba State Conference
The annual conference once again provided an
opportunity for two brothers who are Grand Knights to meet again. (L) Vaughn
Wadelius of Charlebois Council in The Pas and (R) Lance Wadelius of
Two Council officers, Bros. Rick Klima and Gene
Hrabarchuk, celebrated birthdays in the same week...both in their 70s!
Easter Bread Sharing
At the Easter services, for the fifth year in a
row, Charlebois Council distributed a loaf of bread to each Our Lady of the
Sacred Heart parish family in The Pas, and also this year to Cormorant.
St. Paul's Care Home Birthday Party
The Council sponsored the February birthday party
for the residents of St. Paul's Personal Care Home. This is the 10th year of
the Council's participation, supplying cake, ice cream and entertainment.
The Council celebrated its 84th anniversary
with a Chinese food dinner on January 16, 2018.
It was an opportunity to provide a treat to our spouses and special
Goodbye and Hello
(L) Brother Knight Fr.
Robert Laroche has been transferred to Winnipeg, so on behalf of the
Council the Grand Knight presented him with a gift as we said goodbye at our
(R) Bro. Jessie brought as a guest to the meeting,
Bro. Marcial Bangogan of the Divine Mercy
Council #15580 in the Philippines.
Nativity Scene Erected for 2017 Christmas
Several Knights and two parishioners erected the
traditional nativity scene in front of Our
Lady of the Sacred Heart Cathedral. This has been a Council project for
Cathedral Flooring Replacement
On October 15, some Council members
presented Fr. Vijay with a second $5,000 donation
to the OLSH Cathedral floor replacement fund.
Coats for Kids
This is the second year that Charlebois Council
has donated new winter jackets for those
children who may need them. The
coats were distributed through the two Early Years
schools in October. Coats were also delivered to the elementary school on
Cree Nation in December.
Grand Knight Vaughn Wadelius presents
coats to Principal Cam Nagle of (R) École Opasquia School and Assist. Principal Dori Hnidy (L) of Kelsey Community School.
Food For Families
This is the fourth year that the Council has
donated funds to community food programs.
Kelsey Community School Principal Jay Marin
(L) received the donation from
Grand Knight Wadelius
Amy Johnson (L) and Assistant Principal Dave
Koshel (R) receive the Council donation from Grand Knight Vaughn Wadelius
for École Opasquia School's Breakfast Program.
Lorraine Packo (Northern
accepts the Council donation from GK Wadelius.
Rock, Paper, Scissors
On April 26, 2010 the 1st
annual Rock, Paper,
Scissors Challenge, sponsored by
Charlebois Council, was held at
École Scott Bateman Middle School.
the 8th annual event and previous
years can be seen
Sacred Heart Cathedral Renovations
In November, 2016 Charlebois Council contributed
another $5,000 to a major parish project, replacement of the cathedral
ceiling. The Charlebois Council has contributed a total of $23,000. The
project was completed in December, 2016.
In May 2017 a cathedral floor
replacement fund-raising project was started. Charlebois Council stepped up
again with a $5,000 donation to kick it off. The project was completed in
August. A second donation of $5,000 was made in October to further the
Community Food for Families Program
Charlebois Council has made donations in
2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, and 2017-18 to school breakfast
programs and adult food programs in The Pas. To see photos, click on the Gallery
button on the left and then go to Photo Gallery Two.
Our newsletter has undergone a change and is
now presented as a PDF document. It can be found via the Newsletter tab
on the left panel.
ICCD Tickets Sales
Best Seller in 2016-17 was Bro. Ken Kelly. Congrats to project chair
Bro. Rick Klima for this successful project
The final draw was April 29, 2017. See
HERE for the list of 2016-17 winners.
The 2017-18 ticket sales began in October. The final draw will
be held on April 28, 2018. Knights can pick up their tickets from
Bro. Rick Klima.
Charlebois Council #2704, founded on
December 2, 1928, is named after
Bishop Ovid Charlebois, the first Bishop of Keewatin-Le Pas diocese and an early Oblate
missionary in northern Manitoba.
Charlebois Council works with Our Lady of the Sacred Heart
Roman Catholic parish in The Pas, providing funds for
various projects. Council members are active participants in this Parish.
the names of our 1928 Charter Knights
For names of all our Past Grand Knights,
click on the button on the left side.
Study Your Faith
Participate at your own rate in a
thoughtful study of the Bible. Click
HERE to access the
website of the St. Paul Centre for Biblical Theology for online
instruction and courses of study. Check out these Vatican sites:
Visit the website of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Parish by
Visit this interesting website: Catholics Come Home by clicking
Christian genocide in the Middle East - click on the button to visit a website to learn more about this horrible
Stained Glass Windows
In honour of Bishop Charlebois, the
Charlebois Council sponsored a stained glass window in the Cathedral of
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart in The Pas.
Click on the left
side button (SGW) to see the stained glass windows of
Lady of the Sacred Heart Cathedral Parish in The Pas, Manitoba, Canada
(Archdiocese of Keewatin-Le Pas).
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