Knights of Columbus

Charlebois Council 2704
   • P.O. Box 158 • The Pas, MB, R9A 1K4 • Ph: (204) 623-2938 •Fax: (204) 623-2364 •  

  

   
   Regular meetings are held once a month, September to June, on the 2nd Tuesday,
   at 7:30 pm
in the KC Clubroom, Guy Hall basement, 28 First Street West in The Pas,
   MB.
Our Council is involved in various projects. 

   See a graph of Charlebois Council's volunteer hours (2003-10, 2013-15) here.
   See the names of Knight of the Month Award recipients here.
   See a slideshow of Charlebois Council projects here.


   Monthly activities:
   Assistance with church services as readers, greeters, Eucharist ministry, taking up the
   collection, church and hall maintenance and cleaning, lay ministry, etc.

   Annual activities:
   First Communion and Confirmation appreciation, bar tending assistance to the
   Parish Social Committee, Operation Red Nose, pancake breakfasts,
   "Keep Christ in  Christmas" sign, contest and Christmas Nativity scene display,
   assistance at the Friendship Centre Christmas Feast or food hampers, Lenten rosary, assistance to
   Knights, serving on the administration committees of the parish, etc.
   A periodic electronic newsletter, Charlebois Chatter and this web site keep our members
   and others informed about our Council's activities.

  
State Activities:  ICCD Early Bird Draw,  January 26, 2019 St. Joseph's Council #11006
                                   ICCD Major Draw: April 27, 2019.  Sts-Martyrs Council #6885
                   
The 2018 ICCD draw winners are listed HERE.                                 

   Service Program Personnel:  See the list of programs and directors here.

   Charlebois Council Foundation Fund
   
The Council operates a Foundation to fund its projects. Details are available here.

 

2018-19 EVENTS CALENDAR
     updated 2018 November 14

 July - August  Provide ministry assistance at masses; Guy Hall maintenance
September - February
September 12, 2018
September, 2018
Sale of ICCD tickets; proceeds for charitable works
Regular Council meeting (Wednesday)
Grass cutting at parish grounds
October 1, 2018
October 4, 2018
October 6, 2018
October 9, 2018
October, 2018
Membership drive begins
Trustees meeting - Guy Hall KC Clubroom 4:00 p.m.
Fall Seminar for District 5 at the Guy Hall at 11:00 AM
Regular Council meeting
Coats for Kids & Food For Families donations made
November 11, 2018
November 13, 2018
Remembrance Day Service
Regular Council meeting & anniversary dinner
December  1 - 31, 2018
December 2, 2018
Dec
ember 8, 2018
December 11, 2018
Operation Red Nose
90th Anniversary of Charlebois Council
Set up of Nativity scene at the Cathedral
Regular Council meeting
January 8, 2019
January 24, 2019
January 9, 2019
January 26, 2019
Regular Council meeting
Trustees meeting - Guy Hall KC Clubroom, 4:00 pm.
Work bee to take down Christmas displays
ICCD Early Bird Draw:
St. Joseph's Council #11006
February 12, 2019
February 27, 2019
Regular Council meeting
St. Paul's Personal Care Home birthday party
March, 2019
March 8, 2019
March 12, 2019
March 29, 2019
Meals on Wheels delivery
Lenten Way of the Cross begin on Fridays
Regular Council Meeting
Founder's Day - 134th anniversary of the Knights of Columbus
April 1, 2019
April 9, 2019
April , 2019
April 2019
April 20, 21, 2019
April 27, 2019
April 29, 2019
Deadline for Mb State Post-Secondary Bursary
Regular Council meeting
95th Annual Manitoba State Conference - Winnipeg
First Communicants - rosary distribution (tentative)
Easter bread sharing
ICCD Major Draw:
Sts-Martyrs Council #6885
10th Annual RPS Challenge at Scott Bateman Middle School
May 1. 2019
May 14, 2019
May 11, 2019
May 12, 2019  
Trustees meeting - Guy Hall KC Clubroom, 4:00 p.m.
Regular Council meeting;  budget report; 2019-20 nominations
Parish yard clean up
Rose Sunday - Mother's Day
June 1, 2019
June 11, 2019
Planting flowers at KC monument.
Regular Council meeting; Election of Officers for 2019-20
   

   PROJECTS 2004-2019
   Charlebois Council's projects since 2004 (recent/current year items highlighted) are:

    Indoor Planter  - for St. Paul's Personal Care Home
    Memorial to Children  - Monument, walk and bench at OLSH Cathedral
    Charlebois Log Chapel Preservation   Phases 1, 2, 3 and Framed Photo donation
    Habitat for Humanity - donation & participants
    Special Wheel Chair - donated for KC member or public use at St. Paul's Care Home
    Wheelchair Foundation - donation for a wheelchair- 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014,
    2015, 2016, 2017, 2018  (pending)
    Trappers' Festival Pancake Breakfasts - 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014,
    2015, 2016, 2017     
    Northern Manitoba Trappers' Festival - 2009, 2010, 2014, 2017, 2018 sponsorships
    Guy Hall Refurbishment - donated funds to refinish wood flooring
    Christmas Nativity Set - 2008  donated funds to assist purchase  
       
    Liver Transplant Support - 2008 donation
    St. Maria Gorretti Parish - 2008 donation
    Riverside Catholic Cemetery Cleanup - 2008
    Friendship Centre Christmas Day Feast/Hampers - 2008-2011, 2017 donations
    Northern Pregnancy Care Centre - 2008 donation
    NAPH Foster Care Christmas Dinner - 2008 donation
    St. Paul's Care Home February Birthday Party: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015,
    2016, 2017, 2018
    Youth Mass Servers & Religious Education assistants - gift certificates 2009, 2010, 2011
    World Vision - 2009 donation at community event
    1st Communion & Confirmation:  2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 - rosaries given

    Diocese Yard Spring/Fall Cleanup - 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018
    The Pas 2012 Centennial - 2009 donation to fund organizing committee; rep on planning
    Guy Hall Refurbishment - 2009 donation to replace rectangular tables
    Sacred Heart Parish: 2007 Hymn Books grant $400, 2009 donations to office exterior
    repainting; booklet production; 2010 donation of 2 hearing units for cathedral sound system;
    cash grants: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016,
    2017, 2018
    OLSH Cathedral ceiling repairs: $23,000 total donation over 2015 - 2017
    OLSH Cathedral flooring replacement: 2017 a $10,000 donation
    OLSH Easter Bread sharing; 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
    OLSH Parish Children's Christmas Party: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 
    Philippines Disaster Relief: 2009, 2013 donations made
    Ukraine Medical Aid:  2014 $100 donation 

    RPS Challenge at Scott Bateman Middle School: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016,
    2017, 2018 with certificates, cash awards, and plaques.
    Cathedral West Wall Restoration Project: 2012 fundraiser
    Riverside Catholic Cemetery Perpetual Care Trust Fund: $20,700 since 2011
    Riverside Catholic Cemetery:  Fencing 2012-13 $4,000; 2013 $1,500; Cross refurbishment
    and grounds cleanup 2017-19
    Subscription for Seminarian: 2011-14
    Sacred Heart Parish/School 2012 Reunion: Grant for historical displays
    St. Anthony's Hospital: 2012 Grant for historical story boards about founding Grey Nuns
    Remembrance Day Wreath: 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
    Good of the Order Donations: 2x$100, 2x$250 donations to families in need; $50 to a new
    Council, masses said for deceased members or their families; fruit baskets to ailing members;
    $500 to Inuit training;  masses for former members, widow; supply wheelchair for aged member
    Litter cleanup of First St. W. recycle drop off site: 2013  
 
    Automatic External Defibrillator  2013 (AED) for OLSH cathedral
    High school hovercraft team 2014 $250 sponsorship in provincial competition
    Food For Families donations: $600 donations in 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, & 2018-19.
    RCMP Foundation: 2014 a $200 donation to "Fund for Fallen RCMP Members" of Moncton, NB
    Youth Group Support: 2015 provided a pancake breakfast.
    KRC Community Disc Golf: 2016 a $500 donation to initiate the project.
    KCS: Grant to replace music instruments: 2016 a $2,000 donation to an early years school
    Guy Hall custodial support: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
    Coats for Kids: 2016 a $520 donation; in 2017 a $523 donation; in 2018 a $185.00 donation  
    Uptown Day Care: 2017 a $1,000 donation towards a new van.

    Diocese Study Days: 2016, 2017, 2018 prepared/served or sponsored a meal to participants
    Christian Refugee Relief: 2017 donation
    Serena Manitoba Inc.: 2017 donation
    CWL Diocesan Convention breakfast: 2005, 2006, 2017
    Community Outdoor Skating Rink: 2017 a $2,000 donation.

    The Pas Handivan: $200 donation in 2018 to operating fund
    Support to clergy: $750 donation in 2018 towards vestments for new Deacon


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