Knightly News February 2023

January Meeting

The meeting January 16th began at 6:45 PM in the Good Shepherd Hall. Members voted to continue RSVP Seminarian Support ($500) and donated $250 to assist St Lawrence Seminary continue its ministry to develop young men potentially moving into the priesthood or religious life. Dave Mallmann reported that Council 2556 would not be in this year’s State KofC Bowling Tournament.

Year in Review

We had a very active and productive year in ’22 thanks to the wonderful support of the Chilton community which responded to our fundraising needs. It is thus fitting that we provide a brief accounting of our financial ins and outs:

Revenue (the ins)
Dues $3300
Brat frys $12,700
Raffle $2600
Bingo $1600
ID drive $1500
Comm Service $1600
Donations $1700
Total $25,000

Donations and Expenses (the outs)
Supreme and State $1250
Council Expenses $825
Special Olympics $3000
Intellectually Disadvantaged $1500
Pro-Life $950
CACS $2300
Good Shepherd $2500
Families in Need $9220
Seminarians and Religious Ed $1000
Food For Families $1000
Corp Communion Breakfast $1250
Ukraine $250
Wheelchair Mission $150
Legion of Mary $450
Coats for Kids $250
Reconciliation Medals $750
Total $26,645

Of course, the above figures do not disclose the hours of service and support provided by the Knights and their families. Activities such as Red Kettler bell ringing, Coats for Kids – coat collection and distribution, Crafty Apple and County Fair support, Salvation Army Food Pantry, Good Shepherd Ministries, Prayer Services, Adoration Chapel and more. Truly a busy and productive year for Council 2556!

Come Talk with Me

Consider this a personal invitation to visit one on one with Me. I gave you the gift of Eucharist so I would be physically present for all time. Can you not watch one hour with Me? Contact Lyle Sattler at 849.8126 to get into the rotation for adoration in the Chapel of Divine Mercy. The Knights visit 3:00 PM Saturday.
Feb 4 – Jerry Mallmann
Feb 11 – Michael Kampfer
Feb 18 – Tim Mallmann
Feb 25 – Paul Schneider
Mar 4 – Dave Bennin
Mar 11 – Don Ziegelbaur
Mar 18 – Glenn Mueller
Mar 25 – Dave Mallmann

Mark your Calendars

Feb 19: Corporate Communion Breakfast
Mar 11: Women’s Conference (parking)
April 28-30: State Convention Green Bay
May 19: KofC Brat Fry @ Eagles Club

5:30 AM Rosary and Mass – Feb 2

All men are invited to join with other Catholic men each First Thursday for the 6:00 AM Mass followed by breakfast and a short film and discussion – Finished by 7:30 AM. The event is sponsored by Men of Christ and is held each month at Hilde’s Deli. Come whenever your schedule allows. Rosary begins at 5:30 am.

Prayer Warriors Needed

Please pray for Vocations to the Priesthood and Religious Life and for Pro-Life. The evil of abortion is still present and making inroads into state law, even up to the moment of BIRTH!

Give Us a Try

A Fraternal group of like-minded Catholic men, dedicated to serving our church and community is only one facet of KofC Council 2556. Access to optional outstanding insurance and retirement benefits and regular support and reinforcement of your faith and values are included. Meetings are open – Give us a test drive!