Officers Meeting Minutes - May 15, 2019

Knight of Columbus Council 13139 - Officers Meeting

May 15, 2019

Note: Minutes of our meetings are supplied to all members of the council for review and comment. The minutes will not be read at the next meeting unless requested by a member. Pls direct all corrections and additions to Jim Hildebrand

  • Roll Call - All Officers were present except for the Advocate, Outside Guard and 2nd Year Trustee who were absent, and the Chancellor,Financial Secretary, Inside Guard and 3rd Year Trustee who were excused. The Deputy Grand Knight position is open.

  • Chaplain Report:

  • The meeting was opened and closed with a prayer. The Chaplain thanked Knights that attended the Chrism Mass at the Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola on 4/16. Priests and Deacons of the Diocese renewed their vows of obedience at the mass.

  • Grand Knight Report:

  • Council Elections - We do not have a candidate for Grand Knight for the next Fraternal year. Brother Manz indicated he would try to encourage some of the Brothers in the Council to run for the position.

  • Father Don’s ordination party is May 18th. We are supplying and serving wine, beer, soft drinks and water. Brothers McReynolds and Mikosz will help with the bartending.

  • The GK and fellow Knights met with Fr D. on 4/30 to discuss ways the council could better serve the parish (an annual meeting). Brother Hildebrand reported on the meeting.

  • Fr. Jean’s ordination party is June 15. We will donate the beer and wine for this event. The GK has cautioned Ediza that she needs to clear the cash bar concept for the party with Father Don.

  • We received a letter from the parish St Vincent dePaul Society requesting support. (see motions)

  • Treasurers Report:

  • $ 23,011

  • Financial Secretary Report:

  • Financials

  • revenues -

  • expenses -

  • Trustees -

  • Director Reports:

(* committees are “Faith in Action” activities)

  • Community*-

  • Tootsie Roll Drive: -

  • The treasurer deposited $1669 from our Walmart and Publix efforts into our account.

  • We are looking at 6/2 for collecting at the church. This would be the same Sunday as our June Fellowship Breakfast.

  • Friday Night Dance Party -

  • Faith*:

  • Seminarian Support - We collected ~$124 from our April Fellowship Breakfast 50/50 and donations that we plan to contribute to our seminarian.

  • Council

  • State Convention-

  • Buffet Breakfast - We will take a summer break and not have a Breakfast in July or August.

  • “Family of the Month” - Mike Barresi

  • “Knight of the Month” - TBD

  • Life*:

  • Family*

  • Youth:

  • Good of the Order-

  • Membership/Retention - Lou Manz

  • Exemplifications.

  • Standing Committees

  • Fund Raising -

  • 4th Degree Report -

  • District Deputy Report -

  • Old Business -

  • New Business -


  • Brother Manz moved and Brother Hildebrand seconded a motion to recommend to the council that we donate $2500 to the St Vincent dePaul Society. Passed.

Jim Hildebrand