The Annual Poinsettias Sale by Council 7755 will take place beginning on December 3rd with the 5 pm Mass and continue with all weekend Masses through December 11th. There are two sizes offered for sale. 6.5 Inch in Red or White for $8.50 each (2 for $16.00) and a 8.5 inch in Red only for $20.50 each (2 for $40.00).
Delivery of the plants will take place On December 16th and 17th after all Masses. Please spread the word and help make this years sale the biggest yet.
The following is from the Supreme Knight Carl Andersen. I believe this is a key message for Council 7755 as well all Knights worldwide.
On November 20th, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson announced that, through the Order’s wide-reaching new Domestic Church initiative, Knights and their families will have greater opportunities to participate in a variety of activities that promote the New Evangelization, strengthen our parishes and grow the Order.
Building the Domestic Church
Knights of Columbus has always been an organization dedicated to the well-being and support of Catholic family life. The family is the first and primary place where we experience and are formed in our Catholic faith. By building upon our current programs and activities, the Knights of Columbus continues to promote the family as a ”domestic church” where husbands and wives, parent and children, grow in their knowledge and practice of the Catholic Faith. In order to perform its important mission of evangelization, each family needs to find support in the sacramental life of the parish.
Strengthening our Parishes
Knights of Columbus councils have always responded to the most urgent needs of the Church, particularly through charitable and social outreach. In order to support the evangelization of family life today, our councils must be even more fully integrated into our parishes. As the world’s largest Catholic fraternal and family organization, we have a responsibility to dedicate our time, talent and resources to ensuring that our parishes our beacons of the new evangelization.