PWID Tootsie Roll Drive

We need volunteers for Sept.23-24 at the Fry’s stores at Rural and Southern and Mill and Southern to assist in collecting monies for the Knights of Columbus People With Intellectual Disabilities (PWID) Tootsie Roll Drive. Please email to volunteer. Each shift is only 2 hours from 8:00am to 6:00pm. Please reply–we could really use the help! Your time is greatly appreciated.

Officer Installation Ceremony and Dinner

Our Knights of Columbus Council 6627 Officer’s Installation Ceremony will he held Saturday August 13th at 6 PM (directly following 5 PM Mass) at OLMC.  All Knights and their families are welcome and encouraged to attend. We are starting (or restarting) something new within the Council, a monthly Corporate Mass, where all Knights and their families attend a designated mass and sit together as a group to show our Council unity and OLMC Parish support.  I will be attempting to partition off a portion of the church seating for our group on this evening. If you will be attending, let me know and how many will be in your group by Monday August 8th.

In addition, a dinner will directly follow the Installation Ceremony in McCready Hall. All Knights and their families are welcome, however those wishing to attend the dinner, will need to RSVP to Tom Donnelly (grandknight(at) by Monday August 8th.  The cost for the dinner is $20 per person. Please note that if you RSVP for the dinner, you are obligated for however many dinners you RSVP for. I hope to see everyone there!

Sir Knight Robert (Bob) McKay – Rest in Peace

Bob McKay passed into the arms of his Heavenly Father on July 5, 2016.  Bob was an active and longtime member of Council 6627.  He was a regular presence at our many meetings, events and activities.  He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.  Please keep his wife of 62 years, Lorene, in your prayers as well as his loving, extended family. A visitation will be held on Thursday, July 7, 2016 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM with a recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:00 PM at Richardson Funeral Home, 2621 S Rural Rd, Tempe, AZ.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, July 8, 2016 at 9:30 AM at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, 2121 S. Rural Rd, Tempe, AZ.  A luncheon will be held in McCready Hall following the funeral mass.  Interment will follow at 1:30 PM at the National Memorial Cemetery, 23029 N. Cave Creek Rd, Phoenix, AZ.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Vincent de Paul.

Eternal rest grant unto your servant Bob, O Lord; and let perpetual light shine upon him.  May he rest in peace.  Amen.

1st Annual Andy Soesilo Memorial Golf Tournament

golf courseThe 1st Annual Andy Soesilo Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Superstition Springs Golf Course.  Proceeds from the tournament will be used to support the Sister Servants of the Plan of God, who will be housed at OLMC in Fall 2016, as well as other KofC sponsored charities, and KofC sponsored seminarians.  The tournament is open to golfers of all skill levels.  A flyer with event details as well as a registration form are available hereRegister now!  Check payable to Knights of Columbus Council 6627. Mail to Knights of Columbus Council 6627, 606 East Broadmor, Dr., Tempe, AZ 85282.  For more information, please contact Tom Donnelly at 480-839-2288. Both players and volunteers are needed. Also, check out our Tournament Facebook page to see pictures from previous tournaments.  We are looking for sponsors.  If you are interested, please download our sponsor flyer.  We thank you for your support!