Palm Sunday 2024 MI Drive Insurance Binder

By: George Walrath - Sun, Mar 10, 2024 2:09 PM


 

The K of C Insurance Binder is available for the MI Drive this Palm Sunday Weekend. Click here and good luck with all your plans!

 

 

 

 

2024 State Spelling Bee Champions

By: John Hundiak - Sun, Mar 10, 2024 1:45 PM


The State Spelling Bee finals was held at Fr. Van Rooy Council 2740 in Essexville, MI on Saturday, March 9, 2024. Twenty-three competitors from around the State competed in the two different levels (Grades 4,5,6 and Grades 7,8,9). After a grueling competition, the winners and runner ups were victorious. They are pictured below with State Community Director John Hundiak:

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Please join me in congratulating the winners and continue to encourage future champions to compete in the Michigan State Spelling Bee.

 

John Hundiak

State Community Director

Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest Winners

By: William Corey - Thu, Mar 7, 2024 7:30 AM


State Family Director
Family Matters


It is time to announce the winners of the “Keep Christ in Christmas” poster contest.

See all the winning entries by clicking here


Kindergarten
1st. place – Ferminia B., McBain, Our Lady of Good Council, Council #8556
2nd place – Kara L., White Lake, St Patrick White Lake Council 13319
3rd place – Claire S., Ira Township, Au Lac Council #10724

 

Grades 1-2
1st place – Michael L., Troy, Sacred Heart of the Hills Council # 8659

2nd place – (Tie) Ruby B., Grosse Pointe, St. Paul on the Lake Council #12121 and
Anthony G., Clinton Township, St. Paul of Tarus Council # 11689

3rd place – Mariah S., Lambertville, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Council #8902

 

Grades 3-4
1st place – Lillian S., Hamburg, Holy Spirit Council #7891
2nd place – Kensley W., Westphalia, St. Jude Thaddeus Council #2890
3rd place – Florencia A., Dearborn Heights, Robert Jones Council #3078

 

Grades 5-6
1st place – Arianna B., Brighton, Fr. J. Leo McCain Council #7304
2nd place – Charlotte W., Sterling Heights, No Council # on form
3rd place – Cadence R., Pinconning, No Council # on form


Grades 7-8
1st place - Emily M., Grosse Pointe Farms, St. Paul on the Lake Council #12121
2nd place – Ella L., Holland, St. John Neumann Council #7115
3rd place – Faith R., Lyons, St. Jude Thaddeus Council #2890

 

Thank you to all the Councils and youth that participated. A lot of immense talent!

Bill
Bill Corey
State Family Director

Ladies Volunteer Opportunities at 2024 State Convention

By: Christy Miron - Wed, Mar 6, 2024 8:34 AM


For all ladies coming to the convention on Mackinac Island, there is a great opportunity to support our KofC charitable goals, meet other like-minded women, and have some fun! We are asking for volunteers to help with the charity raffle that is held during the convention. Primarily we need people to help sell raffle tickets in 2-hour shifts, but there are several other opportunities as well. Volunteers are asked to sign up online by either scanning the QR code below or clicking here
 
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if you are planning to bring a raffle item to the convention, please scan the QR code below or click here to complete a donation form. If you need a paper form, instead of this electronic form, you may email Christy Miron at c.miron@mikofc.org.
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Detroit East Archiocesan Free Throw 2024

By: Joseph Brenner - Tue, Mar 5, 2024 4:33 PM


The Detroit-East Free-Throw Challenge was held Saturday, March 2nd at Everest Collegiate High School & Academy and hosted by District 113.
 
The champions are
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GOOD LUCK AT THE STATE COMPETITION!

 

Deadline for submission of Program Books extended to March 7th

By: Paul J. Palka - Mon, Mar 4, 2024 2:43 PM


Program Books Were Due 3/1/24!

We Will Give you a few more days to 3/7/24

 

Please send in your electronic copies to the appropriate State Director as shown below:

Robert Bagley, Faith Submissions r.bagley@mikofc.org

William Corey, Family Submissions w.corey@mikofc.org

John Hundiak, Community Submissions j.hundiak@mikofc.org

Ed Strach, Life Submissions e.strach@mikofc.org

Paul Palka, Family of the Year Submissions p.palka@mikofc.org

Paul Palka, Blessed Michael McGivney Award (Council Chaplain of the Year) Submissions p.palka@mikofc.org

 

Saginaw Diocesan Free Throw 2024

By: Mark Hebert - Thu, Feb 29, 2024 6:15 AM


The Saginaw Diocesan Free Throw was held at Merrill High School Gym on Sunday Feb. 11th. Boys and girls ages 9yrs to 14yrs came from across the Saginaw Diocese to compete in the Free Throw.
 
We would like to deeply thank Merrill High School AD Jason Buckley for all that he did for us hosting both the Spelling Bee and Free Throw. We would also like to thank our Brother Knights and ladies that help run the competition.
 
Free Throw competition and sportsmanship was great by all youth. Below is a list and a picture of the twelve Saginaw Diocesan winners that will move onto Michigan Knights of Columbus State Competition.
 
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Good luck to everyone!
 
Submitted by Saginaw Diocesan Program Directors.
East - Mark Hebert and West - Jose Reyes

 

Lansing Diocesan Free Throw 2024

By: Richard Perry - Wed, Feb 28, 2024 5:52 PM


Lansing Diocese Free Throw Challenge
 
The Lansing Diocese Free Throw Challenge was held Sunday February 25 at St Patrick’s school in Brighton. The event was a great success, thanks to the great support from the St Patrick’s council. Over 25 boys and girls competed.
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Congratulations to our winners and good luck at the State level!
 
Richard Perry
Lansing Diocesan Program Director – North

 

2024 Detroit Archdiocesan Vocations League Dinner

By: Michael Cousins - Tue, Feb 27, 2024 6:32 AM


The 31st annual Detroit Archdiocesan Vocations League Dinner on Sunday, April 14th at Zuccaro's Banquet Center in Chesterfield Township. Join us for a delicious Polish dinner and more as we gather to support a worthy cause. Our esteemed guest speaker for the evening will be Most Reverend Jeffrey Monfortin, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Detroit.

All proceeds from the event will go towards funding scholarships for seminarians and postulants. Your attendance and support are greatly appreciated as we come together to support the future leaders of our faith.

 

For more information, please click here

2024 Membership Tribute Banquet

By: Ken Warzybok - Sun, Feb 25, 2024 10:17 PM


On Saturday, February 24th, more than 500 Brother Knights and their wives from across Michigan gathered in fellowship to celebrate the Membership Tribute Banquet, honoring our esteemed Worthy State Deputy, Christopher Kolomjec.
 
The event took place at Zuccaro's Banquet Center in Chesterfield Township, where Quick Start Awards and State Deputy Awards were bestowed upon deserving councils and individuals.
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The evening was filled with camaraderie and joy, as all in attendance enjoyed a delicious dinner and a memorable celebration.
 
VIVAT JESUS!