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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Christ in the Womb August 31, 2014/The Word Made Flesh August 29-30, 2015





August 31 Bulletin
The Word was made Flesh . . . Following Baby Jesus in the womb
24 Weeks
Baby is filling out. Its face and body look more like an infant at the time of birth. Amniotic fluid continues to increase as the due date approaches, and its composition changes during pregnancy. During the first half, it is similar to maternal plasma. Then, it changes to more of Baby’s own cells. There isn’t a great deal of room to move in the mother. As the Weeks pass, space gets even tighter.
Baby’s approximate due date: December 25, 2014

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The Word Made Flesh for August 29-30, 2015
Far back into antiquity, lifeblood, flowing blood plasma, was considered to be the main sign of animal life. Genesis chapter 9 contains the earliest of the Jewish dietary laws; the one still followed until today- draining all blood from meat animals to be consumed. Leviticus 17 also teaches this dietary law, and the Roman Catholic Church teaches that this prefigures the blood spilled on the Cross by Christ. Blood is even considered to be spiritually significant- in Genesis 4, when Cain kills Abel, it is said that Abel's blood calls out to God to condemn his brother for the crime. Likewise, our little girl is now viable by modern standards- and the Amniotic fluid in the womb is changing. Up until now it has been the same chemistry and DNA as the mother's blood plasma, but it is now the same chemistry as the baby. In many ways, the interior of the womb is truly no longer the body of the mother, but is now the body of the child. And yet in 20 states, including Oregon, this child can still be killed at a whim. Her due date is still another 16 weeks away- the Birthday of our Lord, December 25, 2015.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Fwd: Knights of Columbus-produced documentary to be shown in Oregon


Dear Brother Knight,

I am pleased to inform you that this weekend, the Portland Film Festival will feature the debut of the Knights of Columbus-produced documentary, Unbreakable: A Story of Hope and Healing in Haiti. It is the inspiring story of the earthquake amputees there and the transformation of their lives made possible by the support of the Knights of Columbus for Project Medishare's amputee program. The film features footage from Haiti, the story of several earthquake amputees who received prosthetics and rehabilitation through the support of the K of C, and interviews with the supreme knight and with those involved in the K of C-Project Medishare amputee program there.

The documentary will be shown at 2:30 PM Saturday, August 30 and Sunday, August 31 at Portland's Cinema 21 at 616 NW 21st Ave.

We would be delighted to have you and your family attend and would also greatly appreciate your assistance in letting brother Knights in the area know that the film will be debuted there and encouraging their attendance. Details and tickets are available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/unbreakable-a-story-of-hope-and-healing-in-haiti-tickets-12261389145

The documentary includes some heart-wrenching scenes of the 2010 earthquake itself and the devastating aftermath, which may be too intense for children.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to call (203) 824-3771 or email david.naglieri@kofc.org .You can also visit the film's website at http://www.unbreakableinhaiti.com/

We hope to see you Saturday.

Fraternally,

Knights of Columbus
Communications Department

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Doctor is In | Ave Maria Radio

On August 27, Dr. Ray Guarendi gave an excellent start to his radio show on the subject of human Gender.



The Doctor is In | Ave Maria Radio:



'via Blog this'

Fwd: Fourth Degree Exemplification - Beaverton, Saturday, September 6

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: "Michael D. Rooke, KofC District Master" <oregonmaster@rooke.com>
Date: Aug 26, 2014 11:01 PM
Subject: Fourth Degree Exemplification - Beaverton, Saturday, September 6
To: <oregonmaster@kofc-or.org>
Cc:

My Brother Knights,

 

Grab your Third Degree Knights and get them to this exemplification!  Time and space are still available for our Brother Knights to become Sir Knights.  The exemplification form for Beaverton is attached.  Please let all your eligible Third Degree Knights know and help them to make this event.  As this event is only 11 days away, do not mail the Form 4 and $70 check, but rather bring them to the exemplification on September 6.  Also, please let me know if you have any Brother Knights that will be attending and if they will have family with them – I'd like to let Faithful Navigator as soon as possible the number of people that will be attending the banquet after the ceremony and Mass.

 

Vivat Jesus, and see you on September 6!

 

Your Faithful Servant,

 

Michael D. Rooke

Knights of Columbus, Fourth Degree

District Master, Oregon

 

 

 

Monday, August 25, 2014

Breakfast on Sunday

I'd like to get volunteers for the following time periods:
8:00 am-9:30am setup & cooking (Jim, Judy, Marc and I will have done some pre-setup the day before, and I'll have the kitchen open by 8)
9:30am-10:45am Serve breakfast
10:45am-finish cleanup (the more we get sticking around the better, I'd like to be out of there by noon).

I believe that we have the following volunteers:

Judy Van Domelen on Fruit
Jim Van Domelen on Pancakes
Mike O'Phalen on Eggs
Ken Paulsen on Meat
Ted Seeber & Marc Gregoire on beverages and roving
Kevin Hagan & Mike Morgan on serving
Michael Chau, John Creegan, and Mike Devlin on Dishes
Polinus Vuoche roving dining room.
Phil Jarvis on money/recruiting table
Blue Aprons are limited, and will go to:
3rd Degree Aprons: Ted Seeber, Phil Jarvis, Marc Gregoire, Kevin Hagan, Polinus Vuoche
4th Degree Apron: James Mike Morgan
I believe we have some spare black aprons for working in the kitchen.

That's all I know for now. Have fun with this breakfast, should be a smaller crowd, but it has been advertised at Mass this past weekend, in the bulletin, and in the District 3 newsletter, so I expect to do well.

Friday, August 22, 2014

District 3 newsletter Fall 2014

NIGHTS of COLUMBUS Fall, 2014
DISTRICT NO. 3
NEWSLETTER
State Deputy
Robert Kish
statedeputy@koc.or.org

District Deputy
David Saunders
saunders250@aol.com
503­590­3532

District Warden
Mike Wilcoxen
mike_wilcoxen@comcast.net

Tigard No. 3591

Grand Knight
Scott Young
scottyoung@yahoo.com

Financial Secretary
Brian Fihn
fihner@gmail.com

Lake Oswego No.3818

Grand Knight
Dan Boone
dboone5122@comcast.net

Financial Secretary
Ron Mosgrove
ron@mosgrovr.com

John Clare No. 15485

Grand Knight
Ted Seeber
seebert42@gmail.com

Financial Secretary
Phillip Jarvis
pdjarvis@cmcast.net

Insurance Agent

Don Alloway II
don.alloway@koc.org
541­554­5119


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Brother Knights,
This my first effort at a District newsletter. I’m not sure how often I will put an issue out at this time.
It is a privilege to serve as your District Deputy. I have ben a member for 37 years and am a PGK, PFN and was a Financial Secretary for 20 years. That’s not to say I know everything. That’s why I have a real smart District Warden who has been invaluable with the audits.
The State Deputy wants me to attend as many council meetings as I am able and to be present at the audits. I will attempt to attend other councils functions such as breakfast etc. My job is assist the councils submit all forms on time. If we work together, we can achieve Star Council status.
One of the important points is to achieve our membership goals. Each council should know their membership and insurance goals for the fraternal year. It is also important to maintain the members we have. If you haven’t seen them at a meeting for awhile, contact them to see how they are doing and let them know they are missed.

District Events: Council Breakfast
Tigard holds their breakfasts on the third Sunday of the month at their new Francis Center .
Lake Oswego holds theirs on the second Sunday of the month from October through May.
John Clare holds theirs on the fifth Sunday of the month.
If you can, please support the other councils in our District.
If you are holding other events, let me know and I’ll pass the word to all councils.
Lake Oswego is having Fiesta 2014 on September 13 11:00 AM.
Remember, Membership Recruitment and Retention must be an ongoing program in every council.

David Saunders,
District Deputy District #3
One Member, per Council, per Month

Christ in the Womb for August 24, 2014/The Word Made Flesh August 22-23, 2015


August 24 Bulletin
The Word was made Flesh . . . Following
Baby Jesus in the womb
23 Weeks
Baby weighs almost 1 pound. Crown-to-rump length is 8 inches - about the size of small doll. The body is getting plumper, but the skin is still wrinkled; Baby will soon gain even more weight. The pancreas is developing quickly. This organ is vital to hormone production - particularly insulin. Insulin is necessary for the body to break down and to use sugar.
Baby’s approximate due date: December 25, 2014

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The Word Made Flesh, August 22-23, 2015

Isaiah 7:13-17 tells us of the signs of the Messiah. One of those signs is that He will eat curds and honey, for He will know what is good from what is evil. This week, our baby girl is the size of a small doll, and the pancreas is developing- the organ which produces insulin, which allows us human beings to digest sugars, such as honey. The same verse predicts that Immanuel will be born of a virgin- the event we celebrate December 25th- the due date of our little girl.

Fwd: Health & Welfare Report 22 August 2014



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From: Andrew Robinson <robinsoa@peak.org>
Date: Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 10:26 AM
Subject: Health & Welfare Report 22 August 2014
To: Andrew Robinson <robinsoa@peak.org>


Dear Brothers

Please pray for a successful surgery and quick recovery of long time Financial Secretary, two time State Warden and Member of the Order, Dick Paradis from Corvallis Council 1785. Dick goes in for an aorta valve replacement this Friday morning at St. Vincent's in Portland. This is the same surgery that PSD Dave Denton just had earlier in the year. Please keep Dick and his family in your prayers.

Speaking of Dave Denton...his wife Joyce goes in for back surgery again on Sept. 15th. Please keep Joyce in your prayers for a successful surgery and quick recovery as well. FYI, Dave is doing very well and gets stronger every week.

Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Connie Flabetich the wife of brother Ed.  Her  funeral service were held at St John Fisher Parish at 10:30 on Thursday Aug 7,2014. 

Health & Welfare Chairman

Andrew F. Robinson, Jr.

Memo from Supreme Knight to all State Chaplains, for publication to councils

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Resolution from 132nd Supreme Convention: IN CELEBRATION OF THE CANONIZATION OF SAINT JOHN PAUL II, POPE

IN CELEBRATION OF THE CANONIZATION OF SAINT JOHN PAUL II, POPE
WHEREAS, Saint John Paul II’s life and teaching manifested God’s unshakable love for the human person as revealed in Jesus Christ; and
WHEREAS, he was one of the most-traveled world leaders in history, making pastoral visits to 129 countries, including seven visits to the United States, three to Canada, nine to Poland, five to Mexico, two to the Philippines, and one to Cuba; and
WHEREAS, his message of human dignity and human rights set in motion a series of events that changed the course of history, ultimately contributing to the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989, the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, and the end of the Cold War; and
WHEREAS, through his pastoral visits, witness, and teaching, he urged us to respect the inestimable value of human life from conception to natural death, first using the expression the “Culture of Life” at World Youth Day in Denver in 1993; and
WHEREAS, he was known as the “Pope for the Youth”, drawing millions of young people from around the world to a genuine encounter with the Church and with Jesus Christ at 19 World Youth Days, including international celebrations in Denver in 1993, Manila in 1995 and Toronto in 2002; and
WHEREAS, he renewed Marian devotion in the Church, through his pastoral institution of the Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary, his pedagogical promulgation of the Marian encyclical Redemptoris Mater, and his adoption of the Monfortian motto “Totus Tuus”; and
WHEREAS, his writing and example led to a renewal of the priesthood and consecrated life, drawing thousands of young people to accept the call to serve the Church and their fellow man; and
WHEREAS, he continually supported the special vocation of the laity, urging the lay faithful to see their daily activities as an occasion to join themselves to God, fulfill His will, and serve others; and
WHEREAS, he championed marriage and family life as a gift from God and one of the most precious of human values, by continually reminding us that the future of humanity passes by way of the family, and initiating the World Meeting of Families in 1994; and
WHEREAS, from the beginning to the end of his pontificate, he called upon the Church to take up and respond with loving generosity to the fundamental task of the New Evangelization; and
WHEREAS, he reminded us in Ecclesia in America of the rich Catholic heritage of North America and the more than 500 years that the name of Christ has been proclaimed on this continent; and
WHEREAS, he met with and forgave Mehmet Ali Agca, the assassin who shot and critically wounded him in St. Peter’s Square on May 13, 1981; and
WHEREAS, in 1981, in a sign of solidarity with him, the Knights of Columbus established the Vicarius Christi Fund, the earnings of which are conveyed annually to the Holy Father to support his works of charity; and
WHEREAS, the Knights of Columbus enthusiastically supported his projects, initiatives, and teachings throughout his 26-year pontificate; and
WHEREAS, in 1988, the Knights of Columbus was instrumental in the founding of the Washington Session of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family, a graduate school of theology dedicated to the study of the person and the call to holiness within marriage and family life; and
WHEREAS, the Knights of Columbus cosponsored the Mass at the Aqueduct Race Track in Brooklyn, New York during his sixth visit to the United States in October of 1995; and WHEREAS, he frequently expressed his gratitude towards and support for the work of the Knights of Columbus in letters to the Supreme Council, and through numerous meetings with the Supreme Knight and the Board of Directors; and
WHEREAS, Pope John Paul II was beatified by his successor Benedict XVI on May 1, 2011 and canonized by Pope Francis on April 27, 2014 in the presence of millions gathered in St. Peter’s Square, including many Knights of Columbus; and
WHEREAS, in 2011, the Knights of Columbus established the Blessed John Paul II Shrine in Washington, D.C., as a place of pilgrimage dedicated to the spirituality, legacy and apostolic work of the great and saintly Pontiff; and
WHEREAS, on March 19, 2014 the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops elevated the status of the Blessed John Paul II Shrine to that of a national shrine; and
WHEREAS, on April 27, 2014 this shrine was renamed the Saint John Paul II National Shrine and welcomed hundreds of pilgrims with a simulcast of the Mass of canonization, liturgical celebrations, and veneration of first-class relics of Saint John Paul II.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Knights of Columbus, along with our families, express our profound gratitude and commit ourselves to prayers of thanksgiving for the great gift that Saint John Paul II has been to the Church and to the world; and
FURTHER RESOLVED, that we commit ourselves to ask for Saint John Paul II’s intercession, praying with him for the Church as well as for the good of our society and for the family; and
FURTHER RESOLVED, that we honor the memory of Saint John Paul II by affirming our dedication to the call in Ecclesia in America for the lay faithful in our hemisphere to take up the New Evangelization through “serious and well-organized efforts to evangelize our culture”; and
FURTHER RESOLVED, that we, as Knights of Columbus, continue to commit ourselves to sustaining the work and mission of the Saint John Paul II National Shrine as a place of prayer and pilgrimage dedicated to this great saint who bore courageous witness to the love of God and the dignity of the human person; and
FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Knights of Columbus is grateful to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI for accelerating John Paul II’s cause for sainthood and to Pope Francis for officially proclaiming him a member of the Communion of Saints.

Fwd: FIRST DEGREE and Breakfast


Brothers,

This is an opportunity to have your candidates initiated.  Now is the time and opportunity. 
Please contact your Membership Chairman.

September 3, 2014
First Degree at Our Lady of the Valley, St. Anthony Church
Tigard, 9905 SW McKenzie St., Tigard, OR
7:00 PM interviews,  First Degree at 7:30 
To be followed by regular monthly meeting.
Questions?  GK Scott Young  scottyoung7@yahoo.com

Come and check out our breakfast

September 21, 2014, Sunday
Our Lady of the Valley at St. Anthony, Tigard
They will begin serving at 7:45 AM until 10:30 AM
Pancakes, eggs, ham or sausage, coffee & orange juice
Free will offering
Questions? GK Scott Young  scottyoung7@yahoo.com

Dave Saunders, DD#3

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Kevin Hagan has been admitted to the hospital again

He is in Room 841 at Providence St. Vincent for some testing, and is in good spirits. He will be there at least until noon tomorrow.

Fwd: Information on coming events for the District

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: <saunders250@aol.com>
Date: Aug 19, 2014 12:11 PM
Subject: Information on coming events for the District
To: <dan3boone@gmail.com>, <seebert42@gmail.com>, <scottyoung7@yahoo.com>, <mike_wilcoxen@comcast.net>
Cc:

Brother Knights,  

I am forwarding information for District #3's events.  Please support them if you are able.  Maybe they will come to your event.

Grand Knights, please forward to your members.

August 31, 2014.
John Clare breakfast at St. Clare Church, 8535 SW 19th Ave, Portland, OR
They will begin serving at 9:30 until 10:45.
Pancakes, eggs, ham and fruit
Free will offering
Questions?  GK Ted Seeber seeber42@gmail.com
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September 13, 23014
Our Lady of the Lake Festival "Bring a Neighbor."
650 A Street, Lake Oswego
Starts 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM
Food, kids games and great live music
Meal ticket $7.00, Family of 5 or more $35.00
The KC's famous fish tacos will be available along with other burgers, hot dogs etc.
For further information, see the August 15 edition of the Catholic Sentinel, page 7
or the parish web site at ollparish.com
Questions?  GK Dan Boone boone5122@comcast.net

Let's support our brothers in their works of charity.
GKs, Let me know when you have an event and I'll spread the word.

David Saunders, DD#3

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Agenda for Monday Night meeting

John Clare Council #15485
Meeting Agenda
August 18, 2014
St. Clare Fireside Room
● 7:00pm Opening Prayer Our Father, Roll Call, Reading of Previous Minutes
● 7:05pm Grand Knight’s Remarks
    ○ Pastoral Council Focus – changing role for the Knights
    ○ Insurance
    ○ New Locks at St. Clare’s
    ○ Luke 15
● 7:15pm Treasurer’s Report
● 7:20pm For the Good of the Order
● 7:30pm Committees
    ○ Life
        ■ Baby Bottles update
    ○ Community
       ■ Breakfast August 31
● 7:35pm New Business
    ○ Liturgy Workshop – Approach Fr. Stobie about Eucharistic Miracles Artwork?
    ○ Icon of the Immaculate Conception
● 7:50 pm District Deputy/State Officers
● 7:55pm Sick or in Distress – Hail Mary
● 8:00pm Closing Prayer - Amazing Grace  

Fwd: Going paperless

Brothers,

This email is to inform you about some changes the state is making to not only save a few trees but save a few dollars as well. If the dioceses can go paperless then we should give it our best shot as well. We cant go 100% paperless...too many forms to supreme wont allow this. We will however keep working toward it though.

1. The 2014 Convention Proceeding will be burned onto a CD and mailed before Aug. 30. Distribution of these Convention Proceedings will be in accordance with ARTICLE IV, Section 2 of the State Bylaws. 
With changing technology there is some legitimate concern that future generations wont be able to view a CD. Just imagine if we did this 25 years ago when the 5 1/4" floppy was the portable storage of the time. Not too many of us would be able to read that floppy now. To combat this problem, we will print and bind one copy for the archives and one to the current State Advocate for his records. All others will receive a CD. Also note: the CD will have some other helpful information on it as well (current State Bylaws, GK Handbook, DD Handbook, EZ form, etc.)

2. State Secretary Sid Thiel has been working hard to compile and publish the 2014-2015 State Directory. I am happy to report that he finished this torturous task a couple weeks ago. There are still a handful of Councils and Assemblies that must have had some difficulties determining who their officers are and didn't report to Sid. We couldn't wait any longer, it had to go to print without these few.

A paper bound version of the State Directory will be mailed out to all State Officers, District Deputies, Directors and Chairmen very soon. 

Councils and Assemblies will not be getting a paper version directory. This will save about 120 printed books. It is the States thinking that if a council needs to contact any State Officers, District Deputies, Directors and Chairmen they can go to the State website for this. All our contact information is there and it is current. Several councils have contact information the the State website as well and more on the way.

We also concluded that the State Officers, District Deputies, Directors and Chairmen are the members that need Council/Assembly information at their fingertips while traveling around the state. A book just made sense for them to pack around for quick reference.

If for some reason a FS or FC needs a paper version of the directory, he can request one from the State Secretary. One will be mailed immediately. 

Lets see how this goes. We are doing all we can at the state level to keep our operating cost down and to become more efficient. Thank you all.

DISTRICT DEPUTIES, PLEASE PASS ONTO YOUR COUNCILS.

Fraternally,
Bob Kish
Knights of Columbus
Oregon State Deputy

"One Member, Per Council, Per Month"
"One Star Council Per District"

Friday, August 15, 2014

Happy Feast of the Assumption, Meeting on Monday, August 18, 7pm

Happy Feast of the Assumption everybody. By the time you get this, my family should be at Mass at St. Clare's.
Monday is our regular meeting. Unless I've asked you personally to show up early, 7pm is the standard time, and we will be starting right at 7pm. I haven't done my agenda yet, but items will include discussing the Breakfast on August 31, Pia's request for help with a liturgical workshop still to be scheduled, and a reflection on Luke Chapter 15 by the Grand Knight, one of our members we haven't seen in a while, and our Worthy Lecturer. For the good of your own soul, you don't want to miss this one.
From USCCB's Website:
The Parable of the Lost Sheep.
1 * The tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to listen to him,
2 but the Pharisees and scribes began to complain, saying, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.”
3 So to them he addressed this parable.
4 c “What man among you having a hundred sheep and losing one of them would not leave the ninety-nine in the desert and go after the lost oned until he finds it?
5 And when he does find it, he sets it on his shoulders with great joy
6 and, upon his arrival home, he calls together his friends and neighbors and says to them, ‘Rejoice with me because I have found my lost sheep.’
7 I tell you, in just the same way there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous people who have no need of repentance.

The Parable of the Lost Coin.

8 “Or what woman having ten coins* and losing one would not light a lamp and sweep the house, searching carefully until she finds it?
9 And when she does find it, she calls together her friends and neighbors and says to them, ‘Rejoice with me because I have found the coin that I lost.’
10 In just the same way, I tell you, there will be rejoicing among the angels of God over one sinner who repents.”

The Parable of the Lost Son.

11 Then he said, “A man had two sons,
12 and the younger son said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of your estate that should come to me.’ So the father divided the property between them.
13 After a few days, the younger son collected all his belongings and set off to a distant country where he squandered his inheritance on a life of dissipation.
14 When he had freely spent everything, a severe famine struck that country, and he found himself in dire need.
15 So he hired himself out to one of the local citizens who sent him to his farm to tend the swine.
16 And he longed to eat his fill of the pods on which the swine fed, but nobody gave him any.
17 Coming to his senses he thought, ‘How many of my father’s hired workers have more than enough food to eat, but here am I, dying from hunger.
18 I shall get up and go to my father and I shall say to him, “Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you.
19 I no longer deserve to be called your son; treat me as you would treat one of your hired workers.”’
20 So he got up and went back to his father. While he was still a long way off, his father caught sight of him, and was filled with compassion. He ran to his son, embraced him and kissed him.
21 His son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you; I no longer deserve to be called your son.’
22 But his father ordered his servants, ‘Quickly bring the finest robe and put it on him; put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet.
23 Take the fattened calf and slaughter it. Then let us celebrate with a feast,
24 because this son of mine was dead, and has come to life again; he was lost, and has been found.’ Then the celebration began.
25 Now the older son had been out in the field and, on his way back, as he neared the house, he heard the sound of music and dancing.
26 He called one of the servants and asked what this might mean.
27 The servant said to him, ‘Your brother has returned and your father has slaughtered the fattened calf because he has him back safe and sound.’
28 He became angry, and when he refused to enter the house, his father came out and pleaded with him.
29 He said to his father in reply, ‘Look, all these years I served you and not once did I disobey your orders; yet you never gave me even a young goat to feast on with my friends.
30 But when your son returns who swallowed up your property with prostitutes, for him you slaughter the fattened calf.’
31 He said to him, ‘My son, you are here with me always; everything I have is yours.
32 But now we must celebrate and rejoice, because your brother was dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found.’”

Christ in the Womb for August 17, 2014/ The Word Made Flesh for August 15-16, 2015



August 17 Bulletin
The Word was made Flesh . . . Following
Baby Jesus in the womb
22 Weeks
Baby continues to grow; the body gets larger every day. Eyelids, and even eyebrows, develop. Fingernails become visible. Baby’s organ systems begin to specialize for their particular function. The liver cleans the blood. A Baby born with ‘jaundice’ results from an incomplete formation of this liver function. This yellow tint to the skin and eyes is easily treated with phototherapy.
Baby’s approximate due date: December 25, 2014

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The Word Made Flesh for August 15-16, 2015.

Deuteronomy 28 tells us that among the bad things that could happen if we disobey God's will is Jaundice. We've learned a bit since Moses's time. At 22 weeks in, our Baby Girl's organs, in particular the liver, are beginning to function. A common birth defect here often reduces the liver's functionality a bit, and a baby struck with this birth defect will be born with Jaundice, a yellow or greenish tint to the skin and eyes. Vitamin D from phototherapy can soon help the liver recover this functionality after birth. Our Baby Girl's due date is still the Birthday of the Lord, December 25, 2015.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Knights of Columbus Announces Fund to Help Christians Threatened with Extinction in Iraq

Knights of Columbus Announces Fund to Help Christians Threatened with Extinction in Iraq:

Meant to post this to OUR list, not my private blog, but hey, maybe somebody will be inspired to donate.  Please spread this link around to everybody we can.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

From KVBM/KMME

Catholic Broadcasting Northwest KBVM / KMME is hosting three presentations in early September with Catholic Doctor Ray Gaurendi who will be speaking on the importance of the family, parenting and being Catholic. We are trying to get the word out to as many folks as possible.
These will be free events as part of Catholic Broadcasting Northwest’s 25th anniversary celebration. The flyer provides all of the details but please give me a call or email if you have any questions.
We greatly appreciate the support of the Knights of Columbus and the work that you do to protect and evangelize our Catholic faith.
Thank you again and God bless,
David Endres
Catholic Broadcasting Northwest
KBVM-FM / KMME-FM
503-285-5200 ext 306

Monday, August 11, 2014

From the Supreme Knight

A news article in Catholic News Service highlights how the Knights of Columbus will follow Pope Francis' witness of "love for the sick, the suffering and the poor,", says Supreme Knight Carl Anderson.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

For Prodigal Sons

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Christ in the Womb for August 10, 2014/The Word Made Flesh for August 8-9,2015

August 10 Bulletin

The Word was made Flesh . . . Following Baby Jesus in the womb
5 months Mother may feel the Baby kick, turn or hiccup and may be able to identify a bulge as an elbow or head. Each side of the brain has a billion nerve cells. Different organ systems within Baby are maturing. Baby swallows more to promote growth and development of the digestive system.
Baby’s approximate due date: December 25, 2014

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The Word Made Flesh
August 8-9, 2015
We're 5 months in and our baby girl is learning to kick, turn, hiccup, and the brain, the computer of the soul, is developing. The nervous system is getting more complex. Luke 1:40-45 tells us the story of Mary visiting her cousin Elizabeth, and the baby John the Baptist recognizing the Messiah and leaping for joy in his mother's womb. Baby's due date is still the Birthday of Our Lord, December 25, 2015.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Found mistake in previous minutes

The breakfast is scheduled for August 31, not August 29. Please let Ted Seeber know if you can work it, and we'll be scaling what we do for the breakfast to the size of the volunteer crew we can get.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Supreme Convention: This week broadcast live on EWTN

If you have time to watch it, you can see the Supreme Convention broadcast live this week on EWTN. 8/5 and 8/6, sorry for the late notice.

Trust

Tom Owens offers us this video (first time I've posted a video to this blog, if it doesn't come through on MailChimp, I recommend clicking on the title):

Fwd: Connie Flabetich

Ed Flabetich's wife passed away last week.  He is a member of our council.  I encourage any who can to go to the funeral.
The funeral service for Ed's wife Connie will be at St John Fisher Parish at 10:30 on Thursday Aug 7.


Saturday, August 2, 2014

Christ in the Womb August 3, 2014/The Word Made Flesh August 1-2, 2015


August 3 Bulletin
The Word was made Flesh . . . Following Baby Jesus in the womb
20 Weeks
20 Weeks marks the midpoint of the pregnancy. The skin covering Baby begins growing from two layers: the epidermis, which is on the surface, and the dermis, which is the deeper layer. The dermis contains small blood vessels, a nerve and large amounts of fat. Thicker hair grows from new follicles.
Baby’s approximate due date: December 25, 2014

--------------- The Word Made Flesh August 1-2, 2015
We are 20 weeks into the pregnancy of the Baby Girl we are following- halfway to Christmas. John Chapter 1 tells us how Our Lord, the Eternal Word, became incarnate in a human body- and the more visible part of our Baby Girl after she is born is developing. The skin starts developing halfway through- and a layer of baby fat we all find so cute. Her hair starts to grow. She still shares a due date with the Birthday of Our Lord, December 25, 2015