WHAT’S UP @ 6855 – March 30 to April 5

The Euthanasia Seminar last Thursday was very enlightening, and scary.  Alex Schadenberg and Dr. Margaret Cottle pointed out that “safeguards” as played out in countries like Belgium and the Netherlands effectively protect the doctors, not the patient.  We need to write our Member of Parliament to voice our objection and ask them to invoke the notwithstanding clause.  And pray!

Yesterday’s 4th Degree Exemplification was impressive with the sheer number of candidates and the well-orchestrated ceremony and banquet.  Congratulations to the new Sir Knights!  And kudos all around to Faithful Navigator (and 6855 PGK) Edgar Ursua, the Assembly 2485 Executive and their wives, and to the inaugural Fourth Degree Team, many of whom hail from our Council.

The call for volunteers for the State Convention this April 23 to 26 has gone out.  They need a lot of help setting up the banners on Wednesday April 22 starting at 6pm, and at the Registration Desk on:

Thursday April 23 from 8:30am to 1pm
Friday April 24 from 10:45am to 3:15pm
Saturday April 25 from 7:30am to 11:45am

If you can make yourselves available for the times above, please email me and I will submit your names.  It is a great opportunity to meet Knights from all over BC and Yukon.  Venue is the Sheraton Vancouver Airport on Westminster Highway.

This being Holy Week, we take a break from our bustles in order to prayerfully remember our Lord’s Passion and celebrate His glorious Resurrection.

I wish you and your loved ones a blessed Holy Week and joyous Easter!

WHAT’S HAPPENING THIS WEEK:

March 30-31 Monday and Tuesday 7 to 9pm @ St. Paul Church
Confession

April 1 Wednesday 5pm @ Holy Rosary Cathedral
Chrism Mass

April 2 Holy Thursday 7:30pm @ St. Paul Church
Mass of the Lord’s Supper

April 3 Good Friday 2pm and 5pm @ St. Paul Church
Celebration of the Lord’s Passion

April 4 Holy Saturday 8:30pm @ St. Paul Church
Easter Vigil

COMING UP:

April 6 – Executive Meeting
April 8 – Marian Hour of Prayer @ Canadian Martyrs Church
April 11 – St. Monica Council Retreat with Sr. Josephine de Leon, OSA
April 13 – General Meeting + Election of Officers
April 14 – Family Rosary Night at Silva Residence RSVP 604-278-8031
April 15 – Marian Hour of Prayer @ St. Paul Church
April 16 – Fourth Degree General Meeting
April 17 – Dancercise
April 18 – Pancake Breakfast Setup
April 18/19 – Membership Blitz
April 19 – Pancake Breakfast and Blood Pressure Check

“The humble donkey, pressed into service, is a model of discipleship. Our purpose in life is not to draw attention to ourselves, to have a brilliant career, to aggrandize our egos; rather our purpose is to serve the Master’s need, to cooperate, as he sees fit, with his work.” — Fr. Robert Barron

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