Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Roman Catholic fraternal service organization. Founded in the United States in 1882, it is named in honor of Christopher Columbus and dedicated to the principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism. The Fr. Robert W. Davey Council 8808 is made up of members from Holy Spirit Parish. If you are interested in becoming a member of the Knights of Columbus please contact Membership Director Steve Gunther or Grand Knight Jason Rasmussen at jerasmus2000@gmail.com or go to www.kofc.org/joinus and mention council 8808.

Until June 30, 2021 registration is free when you use code: MCGIVNEY2020

2021 MI K of C Tootsie Roll Drive Recap Update

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and regulations we had to adjust how we do this very crucial and important service of charity for those with mental disabilities. Thankfully with the grace of God and a loving and generous community we raised $2,573.86 for the Special Olympics and for the local Diocese of Saginaw SPRED program. This was all done at the 7-Elevens in the Thomas Township on the Friday of March 26th and after after all of the Masses on the weekend of April 17-18th. On behalf of your local K of C Father Davey Council 8808 and the State of Michigan K of C we thank you for your generosity and charity. Have a God blessed week.

On Monday, May 24, 2021 we were proud to present the check to Sister Elaine and Marcia, who operate the SPRED program in the Diocese of Saginaw, with the $2,000 check to the program.

2021 Free Throw Contest Results

Thank you everyone who particpated in the Free Throw Contest on Sunday, January 17 at 12:30 pm. Without your participation we would not have had a successful event. It was held at Holy Spirit Parish in the Gym and was open to all boys and girls in the age range of 9 to 14 years old. The winners of the contest this year are :

9 Year Old Boy Group:

-Patrick LaFramboise

9 Year Old Girl Group:

-Felicity Soderberg

10 Year Old Boys Group:

-Blane Carlson

11 Year Old Boys Group:

-John Carlson

11 Year Old Girls Group:

-Teresa LaFramboise

13 Year Old Boys Group:

-Gerard LaFramboise

14 Year Old Boys Group:

-Hiden Smolarek

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2020 Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest Results

Thank you everyone who participated in this event it was a tremendous success and we look forward to seeing your submissions later this year for the 2021 contest. The winners in each of the age groups are listed below. The posters are currently available for viewing on the Youth Ministry bulletin board at the parish. Digital pictures of all the posters are now posted.

Winner of Age Group 1: 5 to 7 years old - Evalynn Cole

Winner of Age Group 2: 8 to 10 years old - Luke Stankiewicz

Winner of Age Group 3: 11 to 14 years old - Mary Beyers

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K of C Christmas Display 2020 - Robert's Park

Our Knights of Columbus 8808 Father Davey Council was invited by Thomas Township to setup its' Nativity Scene Display at their new Drive Thru Christmas display for 2020. The Thomas Township Drive Thru Chrismas display at Roberts Park will open Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm. A link for the address to the event is provided by clicking here. Pictures from the setup are available for viewing.

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October 24, 2020 Fall Cleanup Recap

On Saturday, October 24, 2020 we had a great team of volunteers show up throughout the time frame of 10 am to 12:30 pm to clean up the parish grounds. On this day the areas we focused our efforts at the front of the parish. We thank everyone who came out to cleanup our parish grounds.

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2020 MI K of C Tootsie Roll Drive Recap

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and regulations we had to adjust how we do this very crucial and important service of charity for those with mental disabilities. Thankfully with the grace of God and a loving and generous community we raised $618.45 for the Special Olympics and for other important services that assist those with mental disabilities. This was all done on Columbus Day Weekend after all of the Masses. On behalf of your local K of C Father Davey Council 8808 and the State of Michigan K of C we thank you for your generosity and charity. Have a God blessed week.

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2020 Free Throw Contest Results

On Sunday, January 19, 2020 we hosted our annual Free Throw Contest. We would like to thank all of the families and Knights who were able to make this event possible for the youth who participated. We would also like to thank the competitors for being willing to be a part of this competition. The following names below are all who participated in the contest:

9 Year Old Boy Group:

-Sawyer Murphy*

10 Year Old Boy Group:

-Joey Gibson*

10 Year Old Girl Group:

-Hayden Lovato

-Grace Kerby*

11 Year Old Girl Group:

-Alexis George*

12 Year Old Boy Group:

-Hayden Morgan*

13 Year Old Boy Group:

-Landen Cronk

-Dylan George

-Andrew Gibson*

*Indicates a Council and District winner. The winners will move on to compete at the Diocesan Free Throw Contest on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Merrill Junior High/High School Gym.