Santa Council
Several members of the Sacred Hearts Council #11262 helped with the packing and distribution of gifts
and food boxes for Louisa County's Santa Council on Dec. 10 through 12.


Officer Installation
Sacred Hearts Council #11262 installed its new officers for fraternal year 2009-2010 in a ceremony
conducted at St Jude Catholic Church on Saturday, July 25. Local Knights at the ceremony included (l. to r.) Bob Weiner,
Frank Lolli,Virginia State Deputy Pat O'Donnell, Butch Hawk, Dave Gerhardt, Larry Fridley, Father Michael Duffy,
Grand Knight Tony Petrini, Steve Falkenthal, Deputy Grand Knight Doug Palmquist, Jim Marstall, Bob Harvey, Bob Tahaney,
Bill Kliner, Ron Canada and District Deputy Bob Maher.

Dinner   Past Grand Knights Dinner
The Sacred Hearts Council most recent past Grand Knight,
Jim Marstall was honored at a dinner held at Lakeview Restaurant.
From left to right: Fr. Michael Duffy, Elaine Martall, Jim Marstall.
Painting Day  


Painting Verbeke Hall
The Knights of Columbus, Sacred Hearts Council, including Army Burroughs, renovated the inside of Verbeke Hall,
building new walls, upgrading the exit lights, building new exits and landings, to include new doors throughout.
A special thanks to Jim Marstall, Tony Petrini, Al Gutenkenst, Bill Kliner, Lee Barta, Butch Hawk, Bob Tahaney,
Dave Gerhardt, Don Hurd, Ray DeCarli, Larry Fridley, and Ron Canada for their hard work in completing this
upgrade to our parish's CCD Hall.

Flag Day Flag Day Flag Day
On Sunday, June 14th at 3:00 PM in Walton Park in Mineral Virginia, the Knights of Columbus Council 11262,
along with volunteers from the Father Cunningham Knights of Columbus Assembly 2518, the VFW,
and many parents and friends helped the Cub Scout Pack of Louisa County perform a reverent ceremony
to retire U.S. flags that have been used and were no longer crisp and neat. Knights that assisted
the scouts were Steve Falkenthal, Rick Dowsett, Joe O'Connell, Dave Gerhardt, and Jim Marstall.


4th Degree Exemplification
Newest Council 11262 4th Degree Sir Knights. left to right:
Tom Zetterstrom, John Byram, Butch Hawk, Bill Kliner, Dennis Roerty, and Wayne McGough.
Not pictured, Stan Koziel.


Louisa County Board Chairman Willie Harper proclaimed April 12 through 19 KOVAR days in Louisa County.
KOVAR is the name of the program that Knights of Columbus thoughout Virginia offer Tootsie Roll
Immaculate Conception Catholic Churches. All donations go to the support of persons with Intellectual Disabilities.
Shown in picture is Knight Bob Weiner accepting donations in front of Miller's Market
in Mineral. Knights of Columbus throughout Virginia have collected and distributed over 11 million dollars
to organizations that assist Virginia residents with Intellectual Disabilities.
Dedication of Hall Palm Sunday Dedication of Verbeke Hall
St Jude Catholic Church on Davis Highway in Mineral celebrated Palm Sunday
as many other local churches did, but also celebrated the blessing of their Verbeke Hall,
recently renovated by the Knights of Columbus and other volunteers. Verbeke Hall
is used for Christian Education of the parish's children and was in severe need of repairs.
The Knights of Columbus volunteered their talents by installing new stairs, new doors, painting
and putting in new carpet. The celebration was lead by Sir Knights Parker Northrup,
Wayne Gretencord, Jerry Gerwitz, Tony Petrini, Ron Canada and Father Michael Duffy as Pastor.
Dedication of Hall Palm Sunday
Family Pot Luck  


Monthly Social
On the fourth Sunday of every month, the Knights of Columbus members and their families
gather for a potluck social. Each month is centered around a theme; this month's was "Luck of the Irish."
Fish Fry  


Fish Fries
Each Friday during Lent (except Good Friday), the Knights and the St. Jude's Women's Guild
serve fish dinners to area residents. Most Fridays see over 200 diners!
Fish Fry
Wives' Appreciation Dinner  


Wives' Appreciation Dinner
Each year in February, a special Valentine's Dinner is celebrated in honor of the Knights' wives.
Good food and lots of fun is had by all!