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 27, 2018
                                  ICCD Major Draw: April 28 , 2018.
                   
The 2017 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.

 

2017-18 EVENTS CALENDAR
     updated 2017 December 13

 July - August  Provide ministry assistance at masses; Guy Hall maintenance
September - February
September 5, 2017
September 12, 2017
Fall, 2017
Sale of ICCD tickets; proceeds for charitable works
Regular Council meeting (1 week earlier than usual)
Diocese Study Days - provide, prepare and serve a dinner for 55 persons.
Fall Seminar for District 5 (pending)
October 1, 2017
October 2, 2017
October 4, 2017
October 10, 2017
October 12, 2017
Membership drive begins
Assist with Parish Fall supper
Trustees meeting - 3:30 p.m.
Regular Council meeting
Coats for Kids donations made
November 14, 2017
November 11, 2017
November 30, 2017
Regular Council meeting & Admissions Degree ceremony
Remembrance Day Service
Begin set up of Nativity scene at the Cathedral
December  1 - 31, 2017
December 2, 2017
December 12, 2017
Operation Red Nose
88th Anniversary of Charlebois Council
Regular Council meeting & Installation of Officers
January 4, 2018
January 13, 2018
January 16, 2018
January 27, 2018
Trustees meeting - KC Clubroom
Work bee to take down Christmas displays
Regular Council meeting & anniversary dinner
ICCD Early Bird Draw
February 13, 2018
February 23, 2017
Regular Council meeting
St. Paul's Personal Care Home birthday party
March, 2017
March  2017
March 13, 2017
March 29, 2018
Meals on Wheels delivery
Lenten Way of the Cross on Fridays
Regular Council Meeting
Founder's Day - 134th anniversary of the Knights of Columbus
April 1, 2018
April 1, 2018
April 4, 2018
April 11, 2018
April ??, 2018
April ??, 2018
April 28, 2018
Deadline for Mb State Post-Secondary Bursary
Easter bread sharing
Trustees meeting - Guy Hall Clubroom, p.m.
Regular Council meeting
94th Annual Manitoba State Conference - Winnipeg
9th Annual RPS Challenge at Scott Bateman Middle School
ICCD Major Draw
May 8, 2018
May 12, 2018
May 13, 2018  
Regular Council meeting;  budget report; 2018-19 nominations
Parish yard clean up
Rose Sunday - Mothers' Day
June  2, 2018
June 12, 2018
Planting flowers at KC monument.
Regular Council meeting; Election of Officers for 2018-19
   

   PROJECTS 2004-2018
   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
    Trappers' Festival Pancake Breakfasts - 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014,
    2015, 2016, 2017     
    Northern Manitoba Trappers' Festival - 2009, 2010, 2014, 2017 - Parade sponsorship
    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
    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 - rosaries given

    Diocese Yard Spring Cleanup - 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017
    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
    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
    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 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 2017-18
    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
    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 kitchen donations:  $600 donations in 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, and 2017-18.
    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 $2000 donation to a school
    Guy Hall custodial support: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
    Coats for Kids: 2016 a $520 donation; in 2017 a $523 donation   
    Uptown Day Care: 2017 a $1,000 donation towards a new van.

    Diocese Study Days: 2016, 2017 prepared and served 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.
 
   Check the Gallery for photos.
  See our Bulletin for details.
 

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