Reach out to Texas with prayers and Offers of Support

Worthy Grand Knights and Faithful Navigators,

Please see the message below from the State Deputy of Texas.  Please ask your councils and assemblies during your September meeting to assist those in Texas who are dealing with a historic storm.  This disaster will not be over in a short amount of time and whatever your council and assembly can contribute will help our Brother Knights who may have lost everything during the flooding.

Worthy State Deputies and fellow Classmates –

Thank you so much for the many of you who have reached out to Texas with prayers and offers of support.  We greatly appreciate the spirit of fraternal charity which drives us all to respond to the needs of Knights, their families and communities.  Know that we are also working closely with Supreme which has been very proactive in working to anticipate the needs we know are coming.

Like several other states, Texas has an active and experienced Disaster Response team.  The most immediate need is for funds to assist with shelter operations, daily food and relief for rescue and recovery workers and volunteers, and then eventually for direct relief of the most pressing of uninsured losses.  Progress can be monitored at our website homepage at and also at the Order’s Supreme website at

Donations may be made to our Disaster Relief Fund at or may be mailed to our State Council office at   6633 Hwy 290 East, Suite 204  Austin, TX  78723.

Please continue to pray for all those affected by the storm, those with significant losses, and those who will volunteer to assist in recovery.  The flooding in the Houston area and others is some of the worst in our history.  God bless them all.

Vivat Jesus!  Viva Cristo Rey!

Douglas E. Oldmixon

Texas State Deputy

Knights of Columbus

Need Knights needed to Sign up to support Stew & Brew on 10/13







Subject:  Importance: High

Brothers – the St Bridget Stew & Brew fundraiser is on Friday, October 13 and the committee is requesting volunteers to work the event.

There are slots on Thursday (10/12) evening for stew preparation and slots throughout the day on Friday, 10/13.

Of particular need is filling the stew stirring slots which start at 8am and continue all day until the start of the event.

If you have open time during the day, please sign up to stir stew and then you can come eat some stew that evening.

If you cannot stir – please consider another work slot or support the event by attending and spending tons of cash.   Thanks,  AK