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Knightly Knews – March 2022

Knights of Columbus - Nampa, Idaho - Council #2014

Knightly Knews - March 2022

Pope John Paul II Council #2014

Nampa, Idaho
Volume 2 - Issue 3

This is the 4th issue of your Council’s new monthly newsletter. Its purpose is to let our members know what we have done and what we will be doing in the upcoming months. Council 2014 has become an ACTIVE Council, and we hope that this newsletter inspires those of you who have been sitting on the sidelines to become ACTIVE members of our Council. We need YOU to step up!
We need YOU to step up!

We need YOU to step up!

March Council Meeting - March 9 @ 7:00pm

Knights of Columbus - Nampa, Idaho - Council Meeting

Wednesday, March 9 – 2900 E. Railroad St. – Event Calendar

If you haven’t been to a meeting in a while, Please come to this one!!! At our February Meeting, Charles Shank would have won $175! ALL HE HAD TO DO WAS BE THERE! Our March Attendance Drawing will be for $200! At this meeting, we will be presenting a motion to change our Council’s By-Laws. They haven’t been changed since 1981.

Lenten Fish Frys

Knights of Columbus Fish Frys - Nampa, Idaho

March 4, March 18, March 25, April 1

The Council is putting on 4 Fish Frys this year. We will need lots of help to set up, cook, serve, take money, and clean up. If you can help at any of these events, PLEASE ARRIVE AT MARIST HALL BY 3:30 pm!!! Wear your Gold Shirt!

For more information, contact Dave King at 301-943-0911.

Fat Tuesday Pot-Luck Dinner

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On March 1, your Council teamed up with the Catholic Daughters and the Catholic Women’s League to have a Mardi Gras Party. About 30 people attended. After dinner, everyone played Bingo and had a great time. But to this writer, the star of the show was brother Dario Papasergia’s Jambalaya! Our 3 groups are already planning another dinner for after Easter.

A Special Plea for Help

Knights of Columbus, Nampa, Idaho - BBQThe Council has allocated funds to fix our BBQ trailer but can’t find anyone to do the work. We need to remove and replace the burners and gas piping in the trailer. If you know of anyone who can
                               do this work, please call:
                               Dave King at 301-943-0911.

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Degree Ceremony

Knights of Columbus - Nampa, Idaho - Knightly Knews
On February 23rd, your Council’s Degree Team put on a Combined Degree Ceremony in our chambers. Three new members joined our Council. Pictured Below is the Degree Team with our newest members: Gerry Fraenzl, Brian Burnham, and Beni Villalobos. Give them a warm welcome when you see them!

Happy Birthday!!

(Years as a Knight in parenthesis)

Nicholas Lemke – March 1 – (3)        James Slater – March 12 – (7)
Joseph Dunn – March 2 – (4)            Rusty Boicourt – March 13 – (16)
Martin Knoelk – March 7 – (7)          Aaron Gonzalez – March 16 – (10)
Peter Frank – March 8 – (32)             Adam Werner – March 17 – (14)
Donald Phelps – March 8 – (24)       Rev. Patrick Coyle – March 25 – (44)
John Precht – March 11 – (15)           Donald Peck – March 26 – (33)

Website and Social Media

Knights of Columbus - Nampa, Idaho - HELP

Work on the new Council website is moving along and should be “finished” in a few days. What is needed now is for a group of our Brothers to help maintain the website, update and monitor our social media accounts. One volunteer, Rob Newell, has already stepped forward.

You can make a huge difference with even a commitment of 10 minutes per week. Keeping our social media accounts clear from unwanted and inappropriate posts can be done from your phone, tablet, computer. Training will be provided and all tasks will be very easy to perform.

If you would like to assist with the maintenance of these projects, updating contents, posting photos, adding events, etc, etc please contact Joe Dunn at joe@kofc2014.org or 208-871-2480.

Mass Volunteers Needed

Knights of Columbus - Nampa, Idaho - St. Paul's Church

Lectors, Eucharistic Ministers, Altar Servers, and Ushers are needed at all of the Masses at St. Paul’s. If you are ready to take the next step as a Catholic Gentleman, call the Parish Office at 208-466-7031 and…

  • To volunteer as an Usher, ask for Carina.
  • To volunteer as an Altar Server, ask for Antonio.
  • To volunteer as a Lector or Eucharistic Minister, ask for Vanessa.
Knights of Columbus - Nampa, Idaho - GOLD Team

Romel G. Reyna

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

On Friday, February 11, 2022 Romel G. Reyna passed away surrounded by his family.

Below is his obituary.

Romel G. Reyna
January 4, 1964 – February 11, 2022

Romel G Reyna 58, of Nampa, passed away peacefully Friday, February 11, 2022, surrounded by his wife and loving family. He was born in San, Juan TX on January 4, 1964. Romel was raised and lived in Nampa, Idaho where he met and married his wife Vickie of 38 years. Romel was a dedicated member of the Knights of Columbus also a devoted member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church.

Romel loved surrounding himself around family and loved family gatherings such as Christmas, Thanksgiving dinners, or Summer BBQs. He especially loved gatherings that included watching his favorite Football Team “The Raiders”.

Romel is survived by his 2 stepsons: (Shawn & Corey) 7 step-grandchildren and a very close dear Granddaughter Abby who was “Papa’s girl”. He is survived by his four sisters: Esmeralda Reyna, Beatrice (Jose Luis) Reyes, Gloria Vela & Belinda Reyna. His five brothers; Rosendo Jr, Robert (Trina), Ramiro (Barbara), Ruben (Eva), Reynaldo Reyna, and numerous nephews and nieces who he adored. He is proceeded in death by his Parents; Rosendo & Nasaria Reyna, three brothers; Raul, Roman & Rolando Reyna.

We would like to thank St. Luke’s Hospital for all the great care. A special heart-filled sincere gratitude to Walter Kimbrough a close friend of Romel Reyna, for the love you have shown the Reyna Family, which has given great comfort during this difficult time.

Recitation of the Rosary will be held at 6 pm Monday evening Feb 21st, at Nampa Funeral Home, Yraguen Chapel, Nampa, ID. A mass will be celebrated at 1 pm Tuesday, Feb 22, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Nampa. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Nampa.

Romel G. Reyna
January 4, 1964 - February 11, 2022

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Contact Information

If there is anything you would like to submit for our February 2022 newsletter, please submit it to Dave King at news@kofc2014.org, no later than January 20th. All comments, questions, and criticisms should be sent to the Editor.

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