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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Advanced Degrees in Mt. Angel- with family activities!

For you men who have not yet achieved your Knighthood, or wish to once again observe the Formation and Knighthood Degrees, but have family obligations, here is your chance.

The Seminary Council at Mt. Angel Abbey is hosting Formation and Knighthood Degrees, on Saturday, October 28th.  A guided "Once in A Lifetime" library tour will be available for wives and children.  Registration at 1pm, library tour starts at 1:15pm.  Make a day of it and enjoy the many fine restaurants in Mt. Angel for Dinner.

It is recommended that if wives wish to also shop at the Abbey Gift Shop, that you arrive early, as there may not be time after the tour and the gift shop closes at 4pm.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Men's Conference Schedule

Friday, October 20, 5pm & Saturday, October 21, 6:30am:  We will be
offering a carpool from St. Clare's to the Archdiocese Holy League
Men's Conference.    The timing is designed to miss as little of the
conference as possible; to make the 6pm Welcoming on Friday and the
7:30am Mass offered by Bishop Peter Smith.  More information and
tickets can be found at

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Brother Daniel Salomon, GK----October 16 John-Clare Council Meeting Agenda

Dear Brother Knights,

This is the agenda for our monthly October 13 meeting at St. Clare's Catholic Church at 7pm.

Please also remember that there will be an officer's meeting at 6:30 pm before the meeting.

October 16 Council Meeting Agenda

6:30pm: Officer's Meeting
7:00pm: Meeting Officially Begins

Prayer, Pledge and Card Check (5min)

Remarks and Discussion from Brother Doug from Knights of Columbus Insurance (10 minutes)

Remarks from the Grand Knight (5 minutes)

The Lecturer (10 minutes)

Open Dialogue on Matthew Kelly's Rediscovering Jesus Questions (20 minutes)

Old Business: Breakfasts, Men's Conference, Our Lady of Guadalupe Mini-Pilgrimage Logistics, Brother Michael and Tom present a set of Vietnamese Embroidery Artwork for My Lam School, the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima and Essay Contest kits (20 minutes) 

New Business: Outcome of officer's meeting (5 minutes)

The Good of the Order---Sick or in Distress (5 minutes)

Closing Prayers (5 minutes)

Looking forward! Thanks so much! May the peace of Christ be with you! 


Brother Daniel Salomon, GK

Monday, October 9, 2017

Brother Daniel Salomon, GK ---Rediscovering Jesus Question (please be prepared to discuss these questions at our next meeting)

Dear Brother Knights,

Father Don, one of our chaplains and parish priests of Saint Clare's Catholic Church when asked how we can help him would like us to focus more on spiritual development. 

Please read the Prologue, Opening Thoughts and Chapter 1 in Matthew Kelly's book Rediscovering Jesus--An Invitation before our next meeting and be prepared to think about, pray about and share your answers to the following questions in the meeting. Know that sharing is optional. Only share what you feel comfortable and moved to share at the time. I will facilitate the conversation as Grand Knight.

"Prologue: Are You Jesus?"

How much is the sheer busyness of your life preventing you from living the life God is calling you to life?

Feel free to also answer the question differently if you feel you are not busy enough and share how God might be calling you to become more involved and how exactly? 

Even feel free to share your testimony if you feel God has already found the right balance of prayer, family responsibilities, church, work (defined broadly) and solitude and leisure in your life? 

"Chapter 1: New Beginnings"

In what area of your life is God inviting you to experience a new beginning?

"Ask and it will be given to you; search and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you."

Matthew 7:7

Prayer: "Jesus, help me to believe that a new beginning is possible."

Looking forward! Thanks so much! May the peace of Christ be with you!


Brother Daniel Salomon, GK

Brother Daniel Salomon, GK---Our Next Meeting is Coming Up On Monday 16th (Officers Meeting Too) and Community Service Hours Due this Friday

Dear Brother Knights,

Our monthly meeting is coming up on Monday October 16th at 7pm at St. Clare Catholic Church (Fireside Lounge).

There will be an officers meeting at 6:30pm before the 7pm meeting.

I will be posted the agenda sometime this week.

Please send your community services hours to me via e-mail by this Friday October 13th to

Looking forward! Thanks so much! Happy Columbus Day! May the Peace of Christ be with you!


Brother Daniel Salomon, GK

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Brother Daniel Salomon, GK: Prayer Request from Saint Clare Catholic Church

Dear Brother Knights,

As you know, one of the outcomes when we asked Father Don for help is that we help Father Don when we pray for his parish.

Please keep Saint Clare Catholic Church in your prayers.

Please especially pray for our very own Rick LeFaivre who was ordained a deacon last Thursday and will be ordained a priest this coming June. After this priestly ordination he will study one more year in Rome and then be assigned to serve in a parish here in the diocese.

Please keep Rick in your prayers.

Please pray for Father Don as he is away at the annual Priest's Convocation.

By all means, also keep St. John Fisher in your prayers too and your priests and deacons.

Looking forward! Thanks so much! May the peace of Christ be with you!


Brother Daniel Salomon, GK

Happy Feast Day of Saint Francis of Assisi (October 4) from the Grand Knight