Citizenship Essay Contest
We would like to invite Catholic students, grade 8th to 12th in 2021, to enter the K of C Citizenship Essay Contest. To enter the contest, click the Citizenship Essay Contest Entry Form
Topic: Describe everyday obstacles that you may have experienced or witnessed others experiencing while living a life of authentic faith. Explain how you have overcome these obstacles and how, by doing so, it has helped your faith to continue to grow.
In 500-700 words, tell us what you feel about the topic above and showcase your creativity and imagination. The best essay in each grade level will receive a certificate of recognition, a monetary prize and be submitted to the next level of competition.
All entries must be completed and submitted by Nov 5th, 2021.
Essays can be submitted via email to David Howe at firstname.lastname@example.org under the subject line ‘Essay Contest’. Essays may also be submitted in hard copy to St. Anne Knights of Columbus, PO Box 1074, Oswego, IL 60543. Hard copy entries must be postmarked on or before Nov 5th, 2021.
ESSAY GUIDELINES (Please follow carefully):
- One entry per contestant. Contestant must be in grade 8th to 12th during the current school year.
- Essay should be titled and 500-700 words. Times New Roman 12-pt. font, double spaced with 1” margin and numbered pages.
- Author’s own work. Plagiarism is prohibited.
- Contestants contact information must be provided.
- Microsoft Word format preferred. Images may be included to enhance the work.
JUDGING: Contestants will be judged on grammar, style, and how clearly they present the theme, which should showcase creativity, imagination and overall development of the topic. All entries will be judged in their respective grade level. Winners will be awarded their prizes during November.
QUESTIONS: For questions regarding the essay contest, please contact David Howe at 630-747-5140 or email: email@example.com.
Food for Families – Turkey Drive
As in prior years, we are working to provide a Thanksgiving meal to those in need within our community, especially with recent pandemic.
I invite you to help provide food items or a whole meal for a needy family. We’ve identified 17 families that need a Thanksgiving meal, with possibly more to come.
Please let us know if you can help provide food or a meal for a family.
Meal Items Wanted:
- Fresh Turkeys
- Instant/Canned Gravy
- Boxed Masked Potato’s
- Boxed Stuffing
- Green Salads
- Canned Cranberries
- Diner Rolls, and
Drop off Dates and Location:
- Sunday, 11/21 from 3 PM to 7 PM
- Monday, 11/22 from 10 AM to 6 PM
- At 3000 Roth Road, Oswego, IL
Sign up for food donation:
Please use the online sign up form to indicate the food item(s) you are able to provide so we can properly account for all meal items needed. To sign up for donation, please scan the QR code below, or click Food for Families – Thanksgiving Food Drive Sign Up
For more information, please contact Joe Leahy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ready to become a Knight?
Join us in minutes with our simple online membership application. Get access to great resources to help you lead with faith, protect your family, serve others, and defend your values. Once you’re a member of the Knights of Columbus, you’ll have opportunities to get involved in charitable work, be able to keep up with issues important to Catholics, and find fraternal events near you.
Take the next step by joining a local council, like the St. Anne Council 16720. The St. Anne council is active in our parish and community, organizing faith formation, and charitable events throughout the year. With the St. Anne council, you truly experience a brotherhood of good! Indicate you’re interested in council life on your online application and someone from our council will contact you to begin the process.
We look forward to meeting good catholic men like yourself to help us continue supporting our parish and community, while having fun as brothers giving back to those in need.
If you have questions, please contact our Membership Director, Ed Grzesik at 630-862-0636 or email at t10jumper@AOL.COM
- Usher / Greeter
- Eucharistic Minister
- Religious Education
Learn more about how you may be called to serve the church by visiting the St. Anne website > Live the Faith > Serving at Mass page.