February 2021 Newsletter

KOFC – Council 11091 Newsletter From the Grand Knight’s Desk: Brothers, A new month brings new promise for the world as we know it. Bishop Malloy announced the return to Tier 1 mitigations last week. While this is not a declaration that the masks can now come off and everything...

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January 2021 Newsletter

KOFC – Council 11091 Newsletter From the Grand Knight’s Desk: Brothers, I think everyone is happy to toss out the 2020 calendar and move on to a brand-new year. We all wish that the terrible virus would go away with the change in the date. If it were only that...

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December 2020 Newsletter

KOFC – Council 11091 Newsletter Brothers, As we enter the Advent season culminating with the Birth of our Lord, it is interesting to see how we Knights have gotten busier than in previous months during the pandemic. We held a ceremony for our deceased brothers at the beginning of November....

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November 2020 Newsletter

KOFC – Council 11091 Newsletter Brothers, “We live a world that has walls, and those walls have to be guarded by men with guns,” said Colonel Jessup in the movie “A Few Good Men”. While this is a fictional movie, there is nothing fictional about the need for a strong...

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October 2020 Newsletter

KOFC – Council 11091 Newsletter From the Grand Knight’s Desk: Brothers, I got to meet with our new pastor and council Chaplain (pending Bishop Malloy’s approval of our requested change), Father Witold, concerning the parish and the Knights last week. He is looking forward to his role in the council...

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September 2020 Newsletter

KOFC – Council 11091 Newsletter From the Grand Knight’s Desk: Brothers, I reported to you last month that the diocese has mandated that we do not hold food events like the tailgate parties that we had been doing. Father Peter called them to confirm the specifics and unfortunately that is...

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August 2020 Newsletter

KOFC – Council 11091 Newsletter Brother Knights! The summer has gotten hotter and the world has gotten crazier. We are all hoping and praying that this pandemic will end soon. Hopefully, it will but we need to move forward with or without cooperation of the virus. Our Knight of the...

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July 2020 Newsletter

KOFC – Council 11091 Newsletter Brother Knights! Summer has arrived, and with it, my last post as the Grand Knight. Although the last few months have been fraught with many unique challenges, and some setbacks, it’s been an honor to lead this council The Knights are one of the things...

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June 2020 Newsletter

KOFC – Council 11091 Newsletter Brother Knights! Enough of this! We’ve been going through an unheard-of year. Coronavirus shut-downs, economic mudslides, rioting in our cities. In Chicago, it’s been the 2nd wettest Spring on record, and May was the wettest in 150 years. We’ve been unable to get together with...

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May 2020 Newsletter

KOFC – Council 11091 Newsletter From the Grand Knight’s Desk: Brother Knights! Brothers, it’s no news in this May Newsletter that these are trying times. Friends, relatives, neighbors, and some of our own Brothers have found themselves furloughed, laid off, reduced to limited hours. We’re under virtual House Arrest –...

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