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Upcoming Dates to Remember
Monday August 22 - Council Meeting at 8PM
Friday September 2 - COUNCIL CLOSED
Tuesday September 6 - Council Meeting at 8PM
Saturday September 10 - Dumont Day
Wednesday September 14 - Rosary Hour
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Our First Charitable Donation of the 2016-2017 Year
From the proceeds of officer's installation reception on July 16th, Grand Knight Frank Gallacher presented a check for $1,000 to Donors for Danny in support of the new organ donor initiative originated at St. John's Council with the support of the NJ State Council Knights of Columbus. From left to right in the photo are Grand Knight Frank Gallacher, NJ State Secretary Bob Hatler, Past Grand Knight Phil Fredericks, Karyn & Ray Glover, parents of Danny Glover, Greg Ryan and District Deputy Chuck Hollis. Additional information about the organ donation program can be found below.


2016 Installation Mass & Reception
On July 16th 2016, the officers for the 2016-2017 Columbian year were installed at St. Mary’s Church. Presiding over the installation was District Deputy Chuck Hollis, PGK and State Secretary Bob Hatler who filled the post of District Warden. Following the installation, a reception was held at the Council. Proceeds of the event were donated to Donors for Danny, in support of the organ donor initiative started here at St. John’s Council.


National Organ Donor Program starts in NJ at St. John's Council!
Just two months before his death, Bergenfield resident Danny Glover told his mother that if he were to die, he wanted his organs to be donated to help others. Danny was involved in a motor vehicle accident in January of 2012. As a result, he sustained severe brain trauma and passed away nine days later.

Danny's mother Karyn has engaged herself in spreading the word - how her son’s life lives on in others through the donation of his organs. There is great need for organ and tissue donation, and most people don’t realize how valuable giving the gift of life can be.

After months of travel, Karyn Glover, along with her husband Ray, with Phil Fredericks PGK and Greg Ryan, have spoken before the majority of Federation and Chapter groups in the state of New Jersey. Their message - urging members and their families and friends to register to be organ donors. With God's help, we will take this program's message to every state in the nation, and register as many Brother Knights and their families as we can.

While we work on expanding information available here, you can contact:

Phil Fredericks at 201-321-6695 or by email at pfredericks512@gmail.com

Greg Ryan at 201-919-2535 or by email at gregryan151@gmail.com

You can also register immediately by visiting www.registerme.org/knights now!


If you want………..

  • the satisfaction of helping others

  • to strengthen your faith and your church

  • to get closer to your family

  • to protect your family's security

  • to be more in touch with your spirituality as a Catholic

If……….

  • the idea of service and charity means something to you

  • serving your church and your community means something to you

Then, We are the place for YOU!


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