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Monday, October 22, 2012 at 3:19 pm

Students of the Catholic faith invited to participate in Knights of Columbus essay contest

post by Billie Owens in announcements, batavia, Knights of Columbus

All Catholic students in grades eight through 12 are invited to participate the 2012-13 Knights of Columbus essay contest. The contest is sponsored locally by Our Lady of Batavia Council 11728.

The topic of the 500-750 word essay this year is "The Responsibility of the Catholic Citizen in a Free Society." Applications for the contest are available from the various church religious education directors and the Catholic schools in Genesee County.

The essay deadline is Dec. 17.

Judging is based on grammar, contest and creative writing. The winning essays in the local contest will be sent on to be judged at the New York State and National contest. Monetary awards are presented to the winners of local as well as National levels.

The Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic family fraternal service organization with more than 1.8 million members in over 14,000 local councils. In 2011, Knights donated more than 70 million volunteer hours and $154 million to charitable and benevolent causes sponsoring projects to benefit their church, communities, culture of life, families and young people.

For additional information on the contest or joining the K of C contact the Grand Knight of Council 11728, Bernard Hoerbelt at (585) 343-9122.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 5:57 pm

Knights of Columbus Chicken BBQ at St. Mary's

Our Lady Knights of Columbus invite you to a Chicken BBQ on Sunday at St. Mary's Church, 20 Ellicott St. in Batavia. It will start at 10:30 a.m. and continue until sold out.

Each individual dinner includes 1/2 chicken, macaroni salad, baked beans, a roll and butter. The proceeds will go toward local charities.

To purchase presale tickets, please call Mike at 343-3810.

Event Date and Time

September 19, 2010 - 10:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 5:53 pm

Knights of Columbus will host a Chicken BBQ at St. Mary's on Sunday

Our Lady Knights of Columbus invite you to a Chicken BBQ on Sunday at St. Mary's Church, 20 Ellicott St. in Batavia. It will start at 10:30 a.m. and continue until sold out.

Each individual dinner includes 1/2 chicken, macaroni salad, baked beans, a roll and butter. The proceeds will go toward local charities.

To purchase presale tickets, please call Mike at 343-3810.

Saturday, December 19, 2009 at 10:06 am

Pictures: Knights of Columbus Christmas Dinner

post by Howard B. Owens in batavia, Christmas Gift Books, Knights of Columbus

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Steve Ognibene sent over a few pictures from Thursday night's Christmas dinner for the Knights of Columbus.

More pictures after the jump:

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