State Council Announcements

Prayer for the Canonization of

Father Michael J. McGivney

God, our Father, protector of the poor and defender of the widow and orphan, you called your priest, Father Michael J. McGivney, to be an apostle of Christian family life and to lead the young to the generous service of their neighbor. Through the example of his life and virtue may we follow your Son, Jesus Christ, more closely, fulfilling his commandment of charity and building up his Body which is the Church. Let the inspiration of your servant prompt us to greater confidence in your love so that we may continue his work of caring for the needy and the outcast. We humbly ask that you glorify your venerable servant Father Michael J. McGivney on earth according to the design of your holy will. Through his intercession, grant the favor I now present (here make your request). Through Christ our Lord. Amen.  Our Father, Hail Mary, Glory be.

State Officers deliver a $12,487.29 check from the allocated proceeds of last years Seminarian Raffle, to Bishop’s Gregory & Thomas during the Sending Mass on August 16th 2021.
Link to the Mass https://dioceseoflasvegas.org/Current%20Seminarians.shtml

Fr. Arlon by the Holy Image

Nevada Master Rick Sherman with new Sir Knights and the rest of Assembly 3684 Fr. Emile Caponne at their knighting ceremony

Due to COVID restrictions only 4 Brothers were able to participate. Three are shown in each of the first two pictures because someone had to take the photo Sam Ruvolo, Al Benedetti, Richard Menard. Rick Sherman taking the picture

On Memorial Day, May 31, 2021 SK's and Color Corp from Assembly 2164 honored Fourth Degree Knight and veteran Reverend Theodore VanSkee at the Palm Mortuary on Boulder Highway.

On Memorial Day 2021 the Las Vegas Diocese Color Corp presented the Colors and Pledge of Allegiance to the residents of the village, dignitaries, Las Vegas Raiders staff and the staff of Veterans Village.

Previously laid wreaths with the Nevada mountains in the background

2021 Special Olympics Polar Plunge held at Cowabunga Bay March 27, 2021

State Officers and local Brother Knights at Cowabunga Bay for the Special Olympics Polar Plunge.

Wreath laid in memory of the fallen Nevada Veterans.

Reno Seminarian
Rene Rodriguez
2nd Theology
St. John's Seminary
5012 Seminary Rd,
Camarillo, CA 93012

Reno Seminarian
Kyler Voegele
1st Theology
Mt. Angel Seminary
1 Abbey Drive,
Saint Benedict, Oregon 97373

Reno Seminarian
Sean Scherschel
1st PreTheology
St. John’s Seminary,
5012 Seminary Rd,
Camarillo, CA 93012

LV Bishop Thomas sends off the 2020 class of Seminarians to continue their studies.
He also asks that we all Pray, and Support these dedicated young men.

LV Seminarian Michael Caster, PGK Mt. Angel Seminary

LV Seminarian Simon Tran Mt. Angel Seminary

LV Seminarian Ivan Lara is in his Pastoral Assignment year.

LV Seminarian Joseph (AJ) Sales is in his 2nd Year of Theology at Mundelein Seminary.

LV Seminarian Michael Williams is in his 2nd Year of Theology at Mt Angel Seminary.

LV Rev Jacob Knee continues his indep0endent Studies.

LV Seminarian Godwin Anyanwu is in a Pastoral Assignment this year.

Seminarian Magnus Igbokwe Is in a Pastoral Assignment year.

State Council presents a check for $28,400 to buy another Ultrasound unit for First Choice Pregnancy Services.

State Officers drop off water at the Catholic Worker kitchen.

SK Fr Manny poses with the Color Corps member who followed his to St Joan of Arc, for the final night of the 9 days Simbang Gabi Mass/Novena.

Knights of Columbus participate in the LV Veterans day Parade.
This year on the left, back in the pace car, we were joined by VA Hospital Chaplin, Sir Knight, Fr Tyson Wood from Assembly 2820.

State 4th Degree Master Rick Sherman, NV State Deputy Toni Pascua, & Vice Supreme Master Dave Ryan that time to visit before the BC 4th of July Parade.

Boulder City Parade, 4 July 2019

Boulder City Parade, 4 July 2019

Boulder City Parade, 4 July 2019

Boulder City Parade, 4 July 2019

Boulder City Parade, 4 July 2019

Council 8282 Drive Thru Food Drive netted 4 SUV loads of non perishable food items and 1 SUV full of personal care items and clothing.

The Shade Tree Womens Shelter was overwhelmed with the donations

(left to right) District Master Rick Sherman, FN Roger Watson (assy 3772), District Deputy Ray Foster, unknown parishioner, District Marshal Terry Zehl, Color Corp Commander Tom Daley

Tom Daley (right) retires flag as Terry Zehl and DD Ray Foster stand guard.

Worthy Grand Knight Al Wagner (council 14144) retires flag.

Congratulations to LV Seminarian Mauricio Espino who was ordained a Priest on June 3rd.
Fr. Mauricio was assigned to St Christopher's Parish in NLV by Bishop Thomas.

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District Deputy Meeting

Monday, October 25, 2021
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