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State Deputy Patrick Winchester's Message
April 2015

In just a few weeks, we will meet in Topeka for the 114th Kansas State Convention!  The Convention is and will always be a great time to renew old friendships and to celebrate the achievements of the fraternal year.  It looks we’ll have many things to celebrate: new records in tootsie roll donations, a record amount of Religious Education monies raised, the installation of two sonogram machines in pregnancy crisis centers, and the installation of three new Knights of Columbus Councils!

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In the Beginning….........

Week 5 = Chris is now 10,000 times larger than the original fertilized egg – and developing rapidly. The heart is pumping increasing quantities of blood through the baby. The placenta forms a unique barrier between mother and her baby. The baby likely has a different blood type, different DNA, and is not part of the mother’s body. Five fingers can now be seen on the hand.

“Just as you do not know the way of the wind or the mysteries of a woman with child, no more can you know the work of God who is behind it all.” Eccl. 11:5

2014-2015 Seminarians   -  Updated

Names and Addresses of Kansas Seminarians assisted by our Adopt-A-Seminarian Program during the 2014-2015 school year. Read More

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Kansas Knight of the Month

Gary W. Hubbard
Council # 10786 - Osawatomie
District 12

Supreme Council Families of the Month

Melvin and Dora Hartig Family
Council #727 – Emporia

Stephen and Lori Billinger Family
Council #1187 – Ellinwood

Daniel and Lila Stuhlsatz Family
Council #2987 – Conway Springs

Bill and Diane Heinen Family
Council #6671 – Valley Falls

Josh and Deanne Tanking Family
Council 1832 – Manhattan

114th Annual State Convention

The 114th Annual State Convention is being hosted by Mother Teresa Council #534 in Topeka. Please visit for more information.

Supreme Council Notice Regarding Youth Protection Training and Background Checks

The Board of Directors of Knights of Columbus has designated the following official positions in Knights of Columbus to receive mandatory Praesidium Armatus online safe environment training: State Deputies, State Squires Chairmen, State Youth Directors, Grand Knights, Youth Directors, Columbian Squires Chairmen, Chief Counselors, Committee Counselors, and Faithful Navigators (if their assembly sponsors a Squires Circle).
If you currently hold one of these positions it is important that you please read the attached notice from George Hanna, Senior Vice President for Fraternal Services.

Click here for the notice.

A Mother’s Heart

Jane Roe’s Pro-Life Commercial

Membership Playbook - Revision #2 (June 2012)

The Membership Playbook has been updated for 2012 - 2013. The Membership Playbook can be opened by clicking here. Please contact a member of the Membership Team if you have questions or suggestions for additional information.


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