Charlebois Council 2704
   •   P.O. Box 158   •    The Pas, Manitoba   •    R9A 1K4   •   
 
  


 

  

  

  

  

          

  

  

  

 Council Information
 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 2018-19 Grand Knight is Bro. Kevin Carlson. 
 See the Officers page for contact information.
See Program Directors HERE.

 A list of the Council Officers elected for 2018-19 can be seen HERE. 

  See the Web Site Map for assistance. 
  To see our annual activities calendar, click on the Activities button on the left.

 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 HERE. 

 Our new KC Insurance Agent is
Anthony D' Souza  and he can be reached
  at
1-204-999-5197 or anthony.kofc@gmail.com  or by Skype.

 A direct link to KC Supreme News Releases can be found HERE.
 
The KC Knightline newsletter is now only available via email.
 The Charlebois Council newsletter is presented as a PDF document. Find it via the Newsletter
 
tab on the left panel.

 Council Meetings
   
 Charlebois Council meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month (except July and August). 
 


 
Check our Membership 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
  of membership. Indicate your interest and an Application for Membership form
  will be provided.

   A new on-line membership requiring no local Council or meeting involvement is now
   also available to those interested. This type of membership allows access to KC
   insurance programs.  To find out more about this option, visit:
   http://www.kofc.org/en/members/online-membership/index.html#/

  To watch a video about the Knights, click HERE.           
       
 


The next regular meeting is on January 8, 2019.  
 
Nativity Display Setup
Christmas season starts with the Council's set up of a nativity display in front of the cathedral.

 
 

 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. Another round of support was given in October for 2018-19.

GK Carlson presents a donation to Kelsey Community School's breakfast coordinator Dayna Kerslake & Principal Jay Marin. GK Carlson presents a donation to Opasquia School's breakfast coordinator Amy Johnson & Principal Cam Nagle. GK Carlson presents a donation to Lorraine Packo, coordinator for the Northern Gateway Chaplaincy's breakfast program.

 Yard Cleanup Revisited
 Responding to a request of Sacred Heart Parish for a fall grass cutting on diocese property, Brother Maksymchuk led three members of Charlebois Council (Bros. Otchenash, Hlady and Wadelius) to complete the task in September.

 Supreme Knight Letter
 
Supreme Knight Carl Anderson calls for action in response to the sexual abuse crisis and outlines roles that chaplains and Knights should play. Read More

 Annual Parish Yard Cleanup 2018
 A good turnout of knights and parishioners resulted in a total yard cleanup completed in three hours on May 12. Thanks to KC members and supporters who gave a hand. A full trailer load was removed.

  

 Rock, Paper, Scissors Challenge 2018
 On April 26, 2010 the 1st annual Rock, Paper, Scissors Challenge, sponsored by
 Charlebois Council, was held at
École Scott Bateman Middle School.
 Winners from the 9th annual event in 2018 and previous years can be seen HERE.

 2018 Manitoba State Conference
The annual conference on May 13-15 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 Beausejour Council.

 

 Easter Bread Sharing
At the Easter services in 2018, 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 to the parish in Cormorant.

 St. Paul's Care Home Birthday Party
The Council sponsored the February 2018 birthday party for the residents of St. Paul's Personal Care Home with a cake and entertainment for the residents. This was the 10th year of the Council's participation.

 Council Dinner
The Council celebrated its 90th anniversary with a Chinese food dinner on November 13, 2018.
 It was an opportunity to provide a treat to our spouses and special guests.
                                     
 Coats for Kids
 
This is the third 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.

 

 Sacred Heart Cathedral Renovations
  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 fund-raising goal.

 ICCD Tickets Sales
 Best Seller in 2017-18 was Bro. Ken Kelly. Bro. Ted Hlady won the sellers' draw. Bro. Rick Klima is chairing this successful project   The 2018-19 ticket sales have begun. Closing date is April 27, 2019.


 About Our Council

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.
For the names of our 1928 Charter Knights   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: Catholic News: www.catholicculture.org/news/
           Video: www.youtube.com/vatican   Website: www.pope2you.net

 Visit this interesting website: Catholics Come Home by clicking HERE


Christian genocide in the Middle East - click on the button to visit a website to learn more about this horrible episode. 

  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 Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Cathedral Parish in The Pas, Manitoba, Canada  (Archdiocese of Keewatin-Le Pas).
            
      

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