Proudly Serving Holy Cross Parish Mesa, AZ

September 2023 Newsletter


Michael Grimes – Faithful Navigator


Sir Knights,

We have entered the 2nd year of the Eucharistic Revival. focusing on parish level activities. What would YOU like to do to support Fr Larry’s activities by participating as Patriotic Degree Knights?  I look forward to your input and suggestions!  Email Me!!!

I am looking for suggestions on HOW we can get more Knights in uniform!  We currently have a Raffle for Uniform.  See SK Marcus Ray for tickets.

Patriotic Degree Exemplification: Goal is growing membership 10%!

Sept 30        Tucson             Nov     Phoenix

Jan/ Feb       Sun City           Mar/ April   TBD

May/ June    TBD

Assembly 3817 members’ meetings will be held the 3rd Monday of every month in Wellens Hall.  NOTE:  Time Change to 6:30!!


Next Meeting:   Sep 18  Wellens Hall at 6:30 PM

Note time change – Wellens Hall at 6:30 PM (Rescheduled)

Following Meeting:  Oct 16  Wellens Hall at 6:30 PM (Note time change).

NOTE:  Is there a better meeting time or method to increase attendance?

Safe Environment requirements – ALL members need this class!

Food Handlers License – on–line class.  Print copy for Paul Mansberger.

Officer Installation Ceremony is THURSDAY Sept 21 at 5:00 PM with the District Master.  There will be no Mass.  Please let me know if your wife and other people will be attending with you.

Dress Code:  Assembly 3817 Red polo shirts and slacks.  No shorts.
E-mail me if you need a polo shirt and in your size.

Installation dinner is at China City Super Buffet following the ceremony at 05:45 – 6:00.  Let me know if you will be attending and how many will be attending the dinner so I can make reservations.  The cost is about $ 16.00 per adult.

Address is:  2235 South Power Road #101 Mesa.

Check your email frequently – check your Spam and Junk email boxes.
My email is:  no-reply@kofc.orgkofcsupreme.


Members Birthdays September


Gordon Shirling             73            Manuel Escarcega           61

Steve Nosal                    64            Mark Goetz                       75

George Dickson             79            Joe Allegretto                    26


Good of the Order

Started a new paper for the Fraternal year.  Please call me or email me for additions to the list! 

Michael Grimes – Faithful Navigator

Email:  Michael.Grimes7904@outlook.com  Cell:  480-688-5718

Vivat Jesus

Holy Cross Catholic Church / 1244 South Power Road / Mesa, AZ 85206

Members Meetings

Our members meetings will be held the 3rd Monday of every month in Wellens Hall.  

Respect Life:
If you want to be involved in this ministry Contact Ed Padilla @ SR.EdPadilla@gmail.com.

Check your email frequently – check your Spam and Junk email boxes.  My email to you will be coming from:  Knights of Columbus Email <no-reply@kofc.org>K of C Supreme.

For the Good of the Order

July 2023 to July 2024

For the Good of the Order – With the Lord

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

  • SK Marcus Ray (Christine) Sister-in-law Aunt Marge Perry went to the Lord 8/31/23.

July 2023 to July 2024

For the Good of the Order  – Those in Need of our Prayers for Healing (Update 7/31/23)

  • SK Michael Grimes – Sister (Beth Wanzek)
  • SK Michael Grimes – Brother-in law (Gene Wanzek)
  • SK Bob Salas – son
  • SK Kenneth Trusiak – Fell
  • SK Kenneth Trusiak wife (Bernieda) Fell
  • SK Victor Scott – back / knees
  • SK Martin Koreck – Mother-in-law (Longina Rondero)
  • SK Hector Ortiz – wife (Mary Ortiz)
  • SK Ed Padilla – Richard Gonzales
  • SK Tony Haddad – Wife (Carol)
  • SK Robert Guyton Jr. wife Diana
  • SK Mike Powell and his wife Mary

More Questions…
Get In Touch

Michael Grimes – Faithful Navigator
Father William J. Mitchell Assembly 3817
Email: Michael.Grimes7904@outlook.com
Protector of Life
Vivat Jesus!

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