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State Deputy Patrick Winchester's Message
August 2015

We are already one full month into the 2015-2016 Fraternal Year!  The State Officers, Directors and Chairmen have developed programs and plans to insure the success of the Order in Kansas.  The District Deputies have been and installed and have had their weekend of training.  The Grand Knights and important Council Officers, Directors and Chairmen have all attended the Regional District Meetings.  Directories, Programming and Membership Guides, forms, charts, pamphlets and information have all been distributed and shared. Now, it is time to put all this to work to achieve the sort of success that I know that each and every Council in Kansas is capable of!

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In the Beginning….........

Week 23 = “I have fine hair all over my body that is there to protect my skin. I’m a little thin at this point but am putting on more baby fat. My eyes are formed, but the iris does not have color – I’d like brown eyes!” Chris will lose all this body hair before birth. Chris now weighs over a pound and is about a foot long. 50 years ago, if the baby was born at this age, the child could not have survived. But today, with modern technology, babies born at this age have a fighting chance (about 50%) of survival.

“Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.” Matthew 10:30-31

2015-2016 Seminarians

Names and Addresses of Kansas Seminarians assisted by our Adopt-A-Seminarian Program during the 2015-2016 school year. Read More

Kansas Knight of the Month

For the month of June
Paul Fischer
Council #2332 Shawnee - St. Joseph
District 07

Supreme Council Families of the Month

Supreme Families of the Month will be posted when received at a later date.

2015 Supreme Featured Program Summary

The Knights of Columbus Featured Programs initiative runs in conjunction with the Surge. . .With Service Program and its six specific program areas — Church, Community, Council, Culture of Life, Family and Youth. Meeting requirements for a featured program listed for one Surge program area fills all four activity requirements for that area. More information on each featured program may be found on the Order’s website or in the Surge. . .With Service guide.

Click here for a summary of the requirements for each featured program.

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

Sign Up for Email Communications

Would you like to receive information from the State Council including notices concerning illness or death of current or former state personnel and announcements from the Supreme Council. If you want to sign up, click here to go to the sign-up form.

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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