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Bishop John Beahen
Assembly 2230

First Ontario District, Cardinal McGuigan Province
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Assembly New Year's Wine & Cheese Social:

Just a reminder to mark your calendar and join your fellow Brother Sir Knights and family/friends at our Assembly New Year's Social, which will take place on Sunday, January 13, 2019, between 1:00pm - 3:00pm, at the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Hall. Refreshments will be served, and you are asked to bring your fsvourite vintage (wine) for the sharing and enjoyment of all.
We are looking forward to seeing you and enjoying the pleasure of your company.

 


 
January 22nd Business Meeting

Meal is being provided by  

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Cost only $10.00, welcome to come early and enjoy fraternity with other members of our Assembly. 

 


NATIONAL FLAG DAY DINNER

Friday February 15, 2019 

A fundraising event to support the men and women in our armed services

All proceeds will be donated to the " Soldier on program" 

Buffet Dinner at Royal Canadian Legion 632

Buffet meal: roast pork, roast beef, salads, medley of vegetables, and dessert.

800 Taylor Creek Drive, Orleans

Tickets available for only $25.00 each 

from members of our executive.


RIP


4th DEGREE EXEMPLIFICATION

Ottawa, February 23rd 2019

(see below)


 

FLASH: 
New Uniform 
(Note old uniform may be worn until the end of this Columbian Year.)

IMPORTANT information re new regalia for Assembly 2230

As of July 2018 the official supplier for The Canadian Sir Knight's uniform will be:
Enterprises Roger Sauvé Inc.
 LOCATED AT: 6546 St.Hubert St. Montreal, QC, H2S 2M3 ,  (514) 270-1211

4th Degree Official Dress Uniform


Regular Business Meetings are held at
Church Hall, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, St. Laurent Blvd.

Regular Business Meeting Nights

Please confirm your attendance in advance with the Faithful Captain Mark McAvoy (613) 830-3032 .  We must pay for all the meals that are ordered, so please, if you can't make it, let him know at least three days in advance or you will be asked to pay for the meal we have ordered on your behalf.   (Meals are currently priced @ $10.00 each)
 
Social 6 ~ 6:30, Dinner 6:30 ~ 7:30, Business Meeting starts at 7:30PM usually ending around 9:00 PM.

N.B. if you haven't reserved your meal with the Faithful Captain beforehand, 
no meal will be provided to you at the meeting..

N.B. Executive meetings are every fourth Tuesday@ 5:30 PM in basement of rectory at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel.
If you have changed address, phone number or e-mail, please let Faithful Comptroller  
Emmanuel Ukwu 613-456-6138  know so he can update the Assembly's files.  You can also e-mail information to the Assembly by clicking here.
 
THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR CO-OPERATION.


Membership cards for 2018/19

Will be available at the general meetings @ $40.00 each for 2018 ~ 2019.  You must have a valid 3rd Degree card for the current year to qualify for a new 4th degree card before you are eligible.  Our cards from Supreme office have been delayed this year, we hope to have them available for our November meeting.  
Sir Knights are reminded that under the fourth Degree rules
(differs from Council rules), the Faithful Comptroller may suspend your membership if you fall behind in your dues after ignoring three warnings sent by him to your address.  We have many members who are now in arrears and because we have to pay both Supreme, State, district and the archdiocesan association taxes based upon our membership numbers, our Assembly cannot afford to carry those who are delinquent.  
If you are in financial difficulty, please approach our Faithful Navigator in confidence to have your debt resolved.

Plastic name badges are available for all new members or replacements for lost badges
 cost is $11.00 per badge. 

Brass badges for you or your spouse are available (must  be ordered) at all regular meetings @ $9.00 each (pay in advance).  
Contact Faithful Comptroller 
Emmanuel Ukwu 613-456-6138 for information. click on name

Please be aware that ALL badges must  already be paid for on PICK-UP!


Annual Assembly Awards 2017 ~2018

There was no awards night this year





The Knights of Columbus' initiative on Fatherhood is on the Fathers for Good Web site, www.fathersforgood.org


S/K John Schembri
Master 1st District (613) 226-6520
S/K Dan Burnett 
Marshall 1st District ~ 1-(613) 836-4082
(To send e-mail just click on name)


NEWS FROM YOUR COUNCIL:
2018-2019

Council 5558    Luke Hart (Ottawa)

Robert Gravelle

Grand Knight

613-748-7370

  robert.gravelle@yahoo.ca    


Council 7873    Divine Infant (Orleans)
TERRY O'DONNELL Grand Knight 613-424-1880   todonnell5@gmail.com

Council 8008    Centennial  (Annunciation - Beacon Hill)

David Hnatiw 

Grand Knight

613-824-6952

David. Hnatiw @gmail.com


Council 9005    Good Shepherd (Blackburn Hamlet)

Roger Sweet 

Grand Knight

613-837-0443 

rogersweet@sympatico.ca 


*Council 11278    St. Clements (Ottawa)
 


*Council 12401    Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal (Russell)
 

Council 13049     St. Edith Stein (Rockland)

Tony Surette      

Grand Knight

613-446-6221

ajsurette@bell.net 


Council 13701    Resurrection of our Lord (Ottawa)

Maurice MacDonell 

Grand Knight

 613-521-5630

mmacdonell27@icloud.com 



*Council 14337    St. Lorenzo Ruiz (Ottawa)
   Grand Knight

* (Not currently in dist 66)


* Council 16713    St. Peter's (Ottawa)
Grand Knight

* (Not currently in dist 66)


Council 167162    Immaculate Heart of Mary Canada 150

Bob Davis  

Grand Knight

 613-789-6349 

 heatherbob@rogers.com 


 

 

Fourth Degree Pro Deo and Pro Patria
(Canada) Scholarships

The Knights of Columbus awards 12 Fourth Degree Pro Deo and Pro Patria (Canada) Scholarships annually.

An applicant must be:

  1. A Canadian student entering his or her first year of university study leading to a baccalaureate degree at a college or university in Canada.

  2. A member in good standing in a Canadian council of the Knights of Columbus, or the son or daughter of such a member or deceased member. (Not limited to Fourth Degree members.)

Each scholarship of $1,500 is awarded on the basis of academic excellence and is renewable each year of undergraduate study, pending satisfactory academic performance, to a total of four years.

Applications may be obtained after Oct. 1 by writing:

Department of Scholarships
Knights of Columbus
PO Box 1670
New Haven, CT 06507-0901

Or using this form.

Completed applications must be received by the Knights of Columbus Department of Scholarships by May 1 of the following year.




 

4TH DEGREE EXEMPLIFICATION

 Information package for the ˝ day Exemplification hosted by Cartier Assembly 860, Ottawa.

The Exemplification will be held at St. John the Apostle Church (Exemplification and Mass), 2340 Baseline Rd, Nepean, ON K2G 4Z5

Note there will be no Ladies Program held for this event.

Ottawa 4th Degree Exemplification Information February 23, 2019 

The Saturday February 23, 2019 Exemplification for the First Ontario District will be hosted by the Cartier Assembly 860 in Ottawa, Ontario. Exemplification Dedication 

This my first Exemplification will be dedicated to SK David Charles HAMILTON who peacefully passed on Friday, August 31st at the age of 72. SK David was member with St. Philips/St. Clare Council 11825 in Richmond for over twenty years and served as Faithful Comptroller with Cartier Assembly 860. 

Eligibility for Fourth Degree 

An applicant for the Fourth Degree must be 18 years of age, be a citizen of the country in which he resides, a Third-Degree member in good standing and a practical Catholic in union with the Holy See. 

Dress for The Exemplification 

The official dress for candidates for the Fourth Degree is black or dark (blue or grey) business suit with black shoes, black socks, white dress shirt and tie. A member of the Armed Forces, full time police and firefighters will be considered in proper attire when dressed in a Class A dress uniform. 

The preferred uniform for the Fourth Degree Knights is the new uniform. A dark business suit can also be worn by the members attending the Exemplification. 

Only the Marshal, Former Masters, State Deputy, current and Past Faithful Navigators as well as the Colour Corps shall wear their new uniform or full regalia during the Exemplification. 

Fourth Degree Knights may dress in full regalia for the parade. They shall wear the social baldric at the banquet. 

Only the official pin of the 4th Degree shall be worn. No Canadian Flag Pins shall be worn. 


Ottawa February 23, 2019 Exemplification Information Package Page 2 of 5 


JOHN SCHEMBRI Master 1st Ontario District 41 Hyde Park Way OTTAWA, Ontario K2G 5R5 Telephone (613) 226 6520 Cell (613) 293 4848 schembri@sympatico.ca 

Candidate Fee: $40.00 (includes initiation fee, social baldric and lapel pin). Priest candidate fee: $20.00 (includes lapel pin and social baldric). 

The Form 4, registration forms and fees for candidates and clergy candidates are to be submitted and paid to the Master, SK John Schembri Deadline February 18, 2019 

All areas of Form 4 including section 7 must be completed prior to submitting to the Master. Section 8 will be completed by the Master. 

It is imperative that the Council’s Financial Secretary signs off in section 7, attesting that the candidate is a member in good standing at the 3rd Degree level. 

JOHN SCHEMBRI Master 1st Ontario District 41 Hyde Park Way OTTAWA, Ontario K2G 5R5 Telephone (613) 226 6520 Cell (613) 293 4848 schembri@sympatico.ca 


Saturday Mass: 

We will be joining the parishioners of the St John the Apostle Parish at their 5:00 PM Mass. 

Notes: • A collection will be held. • This Mass fulfills your Sunday obligation. 

Venue Information: 

• St. John the Apostle Church (Exemplification and Mass) • 2340 Baseline Rd, Nepean, ON K2G 4Z5 • https://www.stjohntheapostleparish.com/ 


Important Deadlines • The Form 4, registration forms and fees for candidates and clergy candidates are to be submitted and paid to the Master, SK John Schembri Deadline February 18, 2019 

Ottawa 4th Degree Exemplification Schedule February 23, 2019 

Registration St John the Apostle Church (Basement) 1:00PM to 1:30PM Refreshment: Coffee/tea/pop/water and desert will be served Candidates Assemble St John the Apostle Church 1:45 PM sharp Members Assemble St John the Apostle Church 1:50 PM Exemplification St John the Apostle Church 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Photos St John the Apostle Church 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM Parade & March Past St John the Apostle Church 4:30 PM Mass St John the Apostle Church 5:00 PM 

Note: This Mass will fulfill your Sunday obligation 


Ottawa February 23, 2019 Exemplification Information Package Page 4 of 5 



JOHN SCHEMBRI Master 1st Ontario District 41 Hyde Park Way OTTAWA, Ontario K2G 5R5 Telephone (613) 226 6520 Cell (613) 293 4848 schembri@sympatico.ca 


Candidate Registration Form 

Candidate: Surname ________________________ First Name & Initial ________________ 

Candidate: Membership Number _________________ 

Address ______________________________ City ______________ Postal Code _____________ 

Assembly: Name & Number _______________________________________________________ 


Candidate Fee: Includes (1) Initiation fee $40.00 (2) 4th Degree Lapel Pin (3) Social baldric 

Candidate Clergy Fee (should be paid by Council or Assembly) $20.00 Includes (1) 4th Degree Lapel Pin (2) Social baldric 

This Candidate Registration Form with payment is to be sent from the Assembly and mailed to: 

JOHN SCHEMBRI Master 1st Ontario District 41 Hyde Park Way OTTAWA, Ontario K2G 5R5 

Email: schembri@sympatico.ca 


Cheques must be made payable to: John Schembri Master 1st Ontario District 

No post-dated cheques 

Deadline February 18, 2019 - NO EXCEPTIONS 
Ottawa February 23, 2019 Exemplification Information Package Page 5 of 5 


JOHN SCHEMBRI Master 1st Ontario District 41 Hyde Park Way OTTAWA, Ontario K2G 5R5 Telephone (613) 226 6520 Cell (613) 293 4848 schembri@sympatico.ca 



Ottawa February 23, 2019 Registration Payment Form 


Name: ________________________________________________________ Assembly Number: ________ 


Candidate Registration Fee $40 per candidate $_______ 


Clergy Candidate Fee $20 per candidate (should be paid by Council or Assembly) $_______ 


Total $__________ 



Please make cheques payable to John Schembri Master 1st Ontario District and forward via the Assembly’s Faithful Comptroller to: 

JOHN SCHEMBRI Master 1st Ontario District 41 Hyde Park Way OTTAWA, Ontario K2G 5R5 

Email: schembri@sympatico.ca 

Deadline February 18, 2019 - NO EXCEPTIONS

 I would appreciate receiving all form 4’s, candidate registration forms and monies by February 18, 2019. 

It is imperative that all parts of the Form 4’s be accurately and completely filled out including the proposer’s signature/membership number and the attestation from the Financial Secretary that the candidate is a member in good standing of the 3rd Degree.