NEWS from

Bishop John Beahen
Assembly 2230

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

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S/K Maurice (Moe) Stafford

t is with great sadness and remorse that I inform you of the recent death of S/K Maurice (Moe) Stafford, Charter member of Good Shepherd Council 9005 and Bishop John Beahen Assembly 2230.Visitation (including K of C Prayer Service) will take place on Friday, February 9, from 06:00pm - 09:00pm, at the Orleans Kelly Funeral Home on St. Joseph Boulevard.  Funeral service and Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, February 10, 11:30am at Good Shepherd Parish on Innes Road.  The family of S/K Moe has formally requested that a 4th Degree Honour Guard be present at both the Visitation/Wake and Funeral Mass. All Sir Knights interested in participating can please contact Worthy Faithful Admiral S/K Jack MacDonald at 613-883-4254, email:

Kindly keep S/K Moe and his family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.



IMPORTANT information re new regalia for Assembly 2230

New Uniform Discount 
no longer offered

As the uniform sales are increasing, it is becoming increasingly difficult for Supreme to keep pace on the production end to fill the orders. There are approximately 8,000 on back order. 

Supreme is working expeditiously to fulfill each order and plans to modify the ordering process to accommodate all of our members as quickly as possible.

The Supreme Knight has NOT extended the discount expiration date .

4th Degree Official Dress Uniform

Orders have far outpaced inventory and production.

Orders that have already been placed are being shipped as quickly as possible in the order that they were received as soon as your specific size combination of items becomes available.

No new orders are being taken at this time.

Please sign up for the notification list below to be notified when inventory becomes available. 

Go to supreme website for fprm

Executive 2017 -  2018

Faithful Navigator

John St. Jean (613)  834-8100

Faithful Friar

Father Jessimar Cavan-Tapia (613) 748-6040  x 201

Faithful Captain


Faithful Admiral

John E. MacDonald (613) 837-1045

Faithful Pilot

James Beattie (613) 720-3891 

Faithful Comptroller

Emmanuel Ukwu  (613) 744-4590

Faithful Scribe

Mark McAvoy (613) 830-3032

Faithful Purser

Douglas Randall (613) 408-3684 

Faithful Inner Sentinel

Nam Tang (613) 983-0489

Faithful Outer Sentinel

Joshua Balanaser (613) 882-4013

Faithful Senior Trustee 1 Year term

Josť Cerrud (613) 252-7507

Faithful Junior Trustee 2 Year term

John Scoles (613) 741-0338

Faithful Trustee 3 Year term 

Patrick Rushleau (613) 407-7532

Assembly Commander


Executive 2017 ~ 2018











William (Bill) Briggs PGK, PFN 1939 ~ 2017  

Guy D. Noel 1939 ~2017

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                   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. 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 613-744-4590  know so he can update the Assembly's files.  You can also e-mail information to the Assembly by clicking here.

Membership cards for 2017/18
are available at the general meetings @ $40.00 each for 2017 ~ 2018.  

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 613-744-4590 for information. click on name

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

Annual Assembly Awards 2016 ~2017

Sir Knight of the Year 2016~17

S/K Leo Andal


Award of Merit 
presented to:

S/K John St.Jean

Certificate of Appreciation

S/K Peter Lebrun
S/K Patrick Rusheleau
S/K Emmanuel Ukwu

Certificate of Thanks

S/K James Beattie

S/K Josť Cerrud

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

S/K Norman Fontaine  P.F.N. 
1st District ~ 1-(613
) 936-1922

S/K Daniel Gauthier 
1st District ~ 1-(613
) 937-0734
(To send e-mail just click on name)


Council 5558    Luke Hart (Ottawa)

Robert Gravelle

Grand Knight


Council 7873    Divine Infant (Orleans)
Richard Charette Grand Knight 613-830-4524

Council 8008    Centennial  (Annunciation - Beacon Hill)

David Hnatiw 

Grand Knight


David. Hnatiw

Council 9005    Good Shepherd (Blackburn Hamlet)

Roger Sweet 

Grand Knight


*Council 11278    St. Clements (Ottawa)

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

Council 13049     St. Edith Stein (Rockland)

Tony Surette      

Grand Knight


Council 13701    Resurrection of our Lord (Ottawa)

Maurice MacDonell 

Grand Knight


*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




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.