Council 13950 Nov 26th Exemplification

By: District Deputy 111 - Wed, Nov 29, 2023 6:59 PM

Posted For: Council #13950

On November 26, 2023, St Mary of the Hills Council #13950 in Rochester Hills exemplified Vic Morris in the degrees of Charity, Unity and Fraternity.
Pictured L-R: State Community Director John Hundiak, SDRR Region 4 Paul Thorn, DD111 John Carry, Mr. Vic Morris, Grand Knight Bob Szymanski, DD107 Alex Dominique. and Financial Secretary Tom Kubacki.
picVivat Jesus!
John Carry
District Deputy 111



Council 6694 receives Star Council Award

By: GK 6694 - Wed, Nov 29, 2023 10:42 AM

Posted For: Council #6694

Congratulations to Swartz Creek Council #6694 for achieving the Star Council Award for the 2022/2023 Fraternal Year!
On Monday, November 27th, District Deputy 504 Dan Cross, had the honor of presenting this well-deserved award to PGK Michael Trundle.
This remarkable achievement highlights the exceptional dedication and hard work exhibited by the Brother Knights of Swartz Creek Council #6694. May you enjoy continued success!


Irish Hills Council 6223 sets up a Nativity scene in the town of Brooklyn MI

By: GK 6223 - Tue, Nov 28, 2023 5:49 PM

Posted For: Council #6223

On Friday November 24th, Brother Knights of the Irish Hills Council #6223 gathered to set up a nativity scene on the main boulevard in Brooklyn Michigan. This is the 24th consecutive year that the council has done this activity. The nativity will be displayed until shortly after the 1st of the year and will be viewed by thousands as they drive through the small town.
irish hills
Attached is a picture of the crew: (L-R) Bob Romeo, Bob Pisarski, Mike Kimutis, Rae Leggett, GK Matt Girdham, Bob Marcero, Mark Oscar, Robert Padley, Don Kortas and Doug McMillan. (Not pictured is Matt Clark).
Grand Knight Matt Girdham
Irish Hills Council #6223


JFK Council brings in SIX new members

By: Wally Papciak - Sun, Nov 26, 2023 8:16 PM

Posted For: Council #5460

On Sunday November 26th, John F Kennedy Council #5460 of Clinton Township welcomed SIX new members at St Malachy Catholic church in Sterling Heights.
In addition, Father Joe Gembala advanced from being a 1st Degree member to the 3rd Degree.
Wally Papciak Archdiocese Membership Director East


District 101 receives their Star District Award

By: Paul Thorn - Thu, Nov 23, 2023 7:24 AM

Posted For: District #

Paul Thorn, State Deputy Regional Representative for Detroit Archdiocese East recently presented the 2022/2023 Star District Award to District Deputy 101 Dan Nowakowski and his wife Sue.
Congratulations to Dan and the Councils of District 101 for their effort during that period. Keep up the good work this Fraternal Year!
Paul Thorn
State Deputy Regional Representative 
Detroit Archdiocese East


Council 7816 receives Star Council Award

By: District Deputy 517 - Wed, Nov 22, 2023 3:01 PM

Posted For: Council #7816

Congratulations to Msgr. Jerome MacEachin Council #7816 in East Lansing on earning the Star Council Award for the 2022-2023 Fraternal Year!


District Deputy 517 Kevin Duffy recently presented the award to PGK Paul Gadola.

Kevin Duffy
District Deputy - District 517

St Gerald Council receives their Star Council Award

By: District Deputy 112 - Wed, Nov 22, 2023 6:58 AM

Posted For: Council #13673

Congratulations to St. Gerald Council #13673 in Farmington Hills as they receive their Star Council Award for the 2022/23 Fraternal Year!
Pictured from left to right are Gary Mallia-DD112, Terry Grabinski-GK, Rich Smith-MD, and Scott Horsburgh-PD.
Congratulations to all the members of Council 13673!


Grand Rapids October 2023 Council of the Month

By: Martin Brown - Wed, Nov 22, 2023 6:48 AM

Posted For: Council #8564

Congratulations to Richard C. Malone Council 8564 in Ada as they received the October Council of the Month for Grand Rapids.
SDRR Marty Brown presented the award to Grand Knight Paul Mauric at their Council Meeting.


District 406 Exemplification

By: Nick Zafer - Tue, Nov 21, 2023 3:52 PM

Posted For: District #

District 406 exemplified six Knights this past Sunday, November 19th at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Portage.  Congratulations to the four new members of Council 6980 in Portage, and the two new members of Council 15439 in Kalamazoo!  The new Brothers from 6980 are Fr. Jacob Sundararaju, Daniel Walker, Justin Stamm and Nicholas Kehoe, and the new Brothers of Council 15439 are Matthew Morgan and Kevin Hall. 

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The Exemplification Ceremony included District Deputy 406 John Byrnes, Kalamazoo Diocesan Membership Director Nick Zafer, and Fr. Mark Vyverman, the Pastor of St. Catherine’s.  Also in attendance were the Council 6980 Degree Team, family members and other Knights from both Councils.