Knights Supporting Pro-Life
On Wednesday, October 10, members of the St. Anne KofC presented a $150 donation to the Pregnancy Information Center (PIC) located at 411 West Galena, Aurora, IL.
Jana and Angie provided a tour of the facility and an overview of the services and training offered to low income individuals facing an unplanned pregnancy. PIC offers clients FREE pregnancy tests, STD testing, parenting classes, marital assistance, and church referrals. For more information on PIC services, visit them online at WWW.SUPPORTPICLIFE.ORG or call 630-896-8600.
Left to right: Mike Chirkun, Danny Gutierrez, Joe Leahy, Janna, Joe May, Angie Thomas, Rick Llanes, Frank Gonzales.
Not pictured: David Heintz.
Knights of Columbus Nonpartisan National Get Out the Vote Program
In keeping with the Knights of Columbus’ focus on patriotism and civic involvement,is announcing a NONPARTISAN “Get Out the Vote” drive to make sure that all registered voters in the parish are encouraged to make it to the polls on November 6th.
The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic men’s fraternal service organization whose mission is to witness to our Catholic principles of charity, unity and fraternity by performing spiritual and corporal works of mercy locally and throughout the world…
Congratulations David Heintz
A warm congratulations goes to David Heintz for taking his 4th Degree on Saturday, September 22, at St. Mary’s Parish in Huntley, IL.
David, Recorder of the St. Anne Council, was one of seventy seven Candidates from the Northern-Illinois District to participate in the 4th Degree Exemplification hosted by the Fr. Arthur J O’Niel Assembly #2381. Rick Llanes joined David at the exemplification in support of his accomplishment.
Congratulations David and thank you for all you do for the St. Anne Knights of Columbus council.
2018 Intellectual Disabilities – Funds Distribution Ceremony
On Friday, September 7, the St. Anne Knights of Columbus – Council 16720, held its first annual funds distribution ceremony for the Intellectual Disabilities Drive fundraiser. The Knights of Columbus organization is celebrating its 48th year collecting funds for organizations such as Special Olympics. Each year, KofC councils across the U.S. come together to hold the fundraiser, commonly known as the Tootsie Roll Drive, to raise funds for thousands of organizations that support people with intellectual disabilities and special needs. This year’s ID Drive will be held on September 21 through 23.
Four organizations from the Oswego area were selected to receive donations collected in last year’s fundraiser. The St. Anne council awarded a total of $2,114 to a local organizations that all support adults and children with special needs. This year’s recipients are:
- St. Anne – Special People Included in Catholic Environments (S.P.I.C.E) Program: Jenine Boes and Cathy Gillooly
- Open Door Rehabilitation Center: Kourtney Herren
- Celebrating Differences: Rebecca Christiansen
- Keeler Center – Special Education Program: Pat Buck
Congratulations to all of our honorees and may you continue to do the good works your organizations do for God’s special children.
Left to right: Rick Llanes, Rebecca Christiansen, Pat Buck, Kourtney Herring, Kathy Gillooly, Jenine Boes, Danny Gutierrez, Frank Gonzales.
Front row: Ryan Christiansen.
- 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.