Novena for Life (Jan. 21-29, 2021)

www.9daysforlife.com

Join thousands of Catholics nationwide in the annual Respect Life novena, 9 Days for Life, Thursday, January 21 – Friday, January 29.  Get daily intentions, brief reflections, and more (text/email, English or Spanish).  Sign up at 9DaysForLife.com!   Each day’s intention is accompanied by a short reflection and suggested actions to help build a culture of life.

Don’t forget!  Mass for the Unborn & Ceremony of Light — Friday, Jan. 22, 6 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine.
Saturday, January 30th – March for Life Utah

March for Life – Utah – Car Parade (30-JAN-2021)


March for Life Utah Car Parade is on Saturday, January 30, 2021.
8:30 AM a Blessing and Mass in the Saint Ambrose Parking Lot!
9:30 AM cars gather and decorate at Utah State Capital.
11:00 AM start driving down State Street, radio on KTLK AM 1640
March For Life Utah website and 2021 Car Parade flyer.

Training Webinars Q3 2020-2021 (Jan-Mar)

Training opportunities for Q3 (January-March, 2021), are listed on the training page as they are announced.
1/19 New Meeting Guidelines and Q&A with RTD Ray Lopez
1/21 Supreme Webinar – Can Do Strategies for A Successful Second Half
1/25 State Training – How to Write State Awards
Regional Training with Ken White – Training Schedule (January – March 2021).
The training page has the registration links and other resources.
Q3 (Jan. – Mar. 2021) Training Webinar Listing (PDF) as of 1/8/2021.

KofC Diocesan Science Fair (06-FEB-2021)


The trophies pictured above are from the 2020 Science Fair.  More pictures from last year’s fair are online over here.

Judges are needed!  Please volunteer to be a judge!  Registration website is here, click “Create Account” (or “Login”) to register (preferably before January 31st).  You don’t have to be a Knight, just age 18+.

A video on the virtual (online) judging process for 2021 is available here.
Visit the Science Fair website for more information (e.g., judging rubric, guidelines, deadlines).

Donate to Carmelite Sisters

Support the Carmelite Nuns
Without Masses, their altar bread business doesn’t have many orders during this time of pandemic.

Donate through the Utah State Council here.

Remember, the main financial support of the monastery is the Annual Fair, which is normally held on the third Sunday in September, was canceled for 2020 due to the pandemic.

COVID-19 Resources

New COVID-19 Resources/Links Page

Contents:
Government/Health Links
Catholic News and Resources
Knights of Columbus News and Resources
Other Prayers and Resources
YouTube Channels (including live Masses)

2020 Catholic Day at Lagoon has been canceled.  Press release English Spanish.

Coming Events

Jan
17
Sun
XXBilingual Rosary for Life
01-17-2021   2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Mt Calvary Catholic Cemetery, 275 U St, Salt Lake City, UT 84103, USA
Sunday, Jan 17 -2:00 PM
Bilingual Rosary for Life - Mt. Calvary Cemetery
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Rosary for Life —the annual Bilingual Rosary for Life will be Sunday, Jan. 17 this year, 2 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery at the monument to unborn children or in the mausoleum, depending on weather.
Go to Event
2:00 pm Bilingual Rosary for Life
Jan
18
Mon
XXRed Cross Blood Drive (Council 15418)
01-18-2021   2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Benvegnu Center, Saint Vincent de Paul Parish, 1375 Spring Ln, Salt Lake City, UT 84117, USA
https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?order=DATE&range=10&zipSponsor=84108
(Scroll down to Monday, January 18, 2021)
Saint Ambrose Catholic Church - Social Hall
1975 South 2300 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Blood Drives are being encouraged during this time of COVID-19 pandemic as part of the KofC "Leave No Neighbor Behind" initiative.
Go to Event
2:00 pm Red Cross Blood Drive (Council 15418)
Jan
19
Tue
XXWebinar - Supreme Q/A and New Meeting Format - RGD Ray Lopez
01-19-2021   7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/6224376418877802251
Have questions? Supreme Region Growth Director Ray Lopez will be on hand to answer them!
We will start with a brief review of the new meeting format then we will open the floor to Questions and Answers. If Ray doesn't have the answer, he will find it out for you.
Please register for Supreme Q/A and New Meeting Formaton Jan 19, 2021 7:00 PM MST at:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/6224376418877802251
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
This Supreme Q/A and New Meeting Format webinar with Ray Lopez is open to all Knights in Nebraska and Utah.
Ray Lopez PSD
Regional Growth Director
203-444-2921
ray.lopez@kofc.org
Go to Event
7:00 pm Webinar - Supreme Q/A and New Meeting Format - RGD Ray Lopez
Jan
20
Wed
XXVigil Service: Father Rene Rodillas (Funeral Vigil)
01-20-2021   7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA
COTMTV YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmbsh8NP-fKKleFvyhTjkNA
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Honor Guard message from District Master Dick Hall (DistrictMaster@UtahKnights.org):
1- Fr Rene's Viewing is Wednesday Jan 20 from 7PM to 9PM
A Honor Guard is requested.
All New Uniform Knightsare invited to participate in the Honor Guard.
Please let me know if you intend to help out with the Honor Guardrotations from 7PM to 9PM
There is NO Honor Guard headcount requirement forthe Viewing.
Please come and pay yourrespects by taking a few rotations.

District Marshal Dan Castelli is in Charge
District Marshal Stacey Yeagar is backup if needed.




























Dick Hall DM
801 891 9792~~~
On Jan. 9, Msgr. Colin F. Bircumshaw, vicar general, made the announcement of Fr. Reynato (Rene) Rodillas’ death on behalf of Bishop Solis and the priests of the Diocese of Salt Lake City.
Fr. Rodillas tested positive with the COVID-19 virus on Jan. 5 and was sent home from the emergency room with oxygen to quarantine and to recover at home, Msgr. Bircumshaw said in his announcement, adding that the date of death has yet to be determined by the medical examiner, but that it was probably on Jan. 8.
Fr. Rodillas was 58 years old, and would have turned 59 this month.
Funeral arrangements follow. To comply with pandemic social distancing requirements, seating is extremely limited. However, the services will be livestreamed on the Cathedral of the Madeleine YouTube channel, cotmtv.
The funeral vigil for Fr. Rodillas will be Wednesday, Jan. 20, 7 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple. The Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, Jan. 21, 11 a.m., also at the cathedral.
A memorial fund for Fr. Rodillas has been set up on the St. Olaf Parish website, https://www.stolafut.org/.
Full article: http://icatholic.org/article/father-reynato-rene-rodillas-pastor-of-st-james-77114541
Go to Event
7:00 pm Vigil Service: Father Rene Rodillas (Funeral Vigil)
Jan
21
Thu
XX1/21-1/29: Novena for Life 2021
01-21-2021 - 01-29-2021

www.UtahKnights.org/2021/01/novena-for-life-jan-21-29-2021/
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Join thousands of Catholics nationwide in the annual Respect Life novena,9 Days for Life, Thursday, January 21 – Friday, January 29. Get daily intentions, brief reflections, and more (text/email, English or Spanish). Sign up at9DaysForLife.com! Each day’s intention is accompanied by a short reflection and suggested actions to help build a culture of life.
Go to Event
01-21-2021 - 01-29-2021 1/21-1/29: Novena for Life 2021
XXFuneral Mass: Father Rene Rodillas (Mass of Christian Burial)
01-21-2021   11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA
COTMTV YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmbsh8NP-fKKleFvyhTjkNA
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Honor Guard message from District Master Dick Hall (DistrictMaster@UtahKnights.org)


2- Fr Rene's Funeral Mass is Thursday Jan 21 at 11AM. Dress by 10:30AM
The Funeral Mass is at 11AM. Dress by 10:30AM
The Mass Honor Guard is limited to10 New Uniformed Knights.
Fr Martin has requested that first preference be given to St Olaf's and St James the Just Knights.
I have requested that the St Olaf's and St James the Just Knights wishing to participate inform me by 3 PM on Friday Jan 15.
These sir knights must also inform the DM (me) with a headcount of the spouses and/or children that will also be attending by 3PM Friday Jan 15.
Fr Martinmusthave this information Friday afternoon, I am responding accordingto Fr Martins wishes and will inform him at 5PM Friday.
The attendanceof others depends on the head counts that are providedat that time.
Once the DM(me) has that head countthen other Sir Knights will be accepted if more are needed to fill out the 10 slots.
As District Master I will relinquish any claim on a spot in that Honor Guard; IfSt Olaf's and St James the Just Knights have filled the roles.
Fr Rene was the parish priest at these parishes and deserve first priority.
I will put out final Mass Honor Guard needs on Friday evening.

District Marshal Dan Castelli is in Charge
District Marshal Stacey Yeagar is backup if needed.




























Dick Hall DM
801 891 9792
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On Jan. 9, Msgr. Colin F. Bircumshaw, vicar general, made the announcement of Fr. Reynato (Rene) Rodillas’ death on behalf of Bishop Solis and the priests of the Diocese of Salt Lake City.
Fr. Rodillas tested positive with the COVID-19 virus on Jan. 5 and was sent home from the emergency room with oxygen to quarantine and to recover at home, Msgr. Bircumshaw said in his announcement, adding that the date of death has yet to be determined by the medical examiner, but that it was probably on Jan. 8.
Fr. Rodillas was 58 years old, and would have turned 59 this month.
Funeral arrangements follow. To comply with pandemic social distancing requirements, seating is extremely limited. However, the services will be livestreamed on the Cathedral of the Madeleine YouTube channel, cotmtv.
The funeral vigil for Fr. Rodillas will be Wednesday, Jan. 20, 7 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Madeleine, 309 E. South Temple. The Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, Jan. 21, 11 a.m., also at the cathedral.
A memorial fund for Fr. Rodillas has been set up on the St. Olaf Parish website, https://www.stolafut.org/.
Full article: http://icatholic.org/article/father-reynato-rene-rodillas-pastor-of-st-james-77114541
Go to Event
11:00 am Funeral Mass: Father Rene Rodillas (Mass of Christian Burial)
XXKofC Webcast: Can Do Strategies for A Successful Second Half
01-21-2021   6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online
www.kofc.org/webinar
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http://kofc.org/en/for-members/resources/webinars/012121.html
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Current circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic prevent us from doing some of the things we’re used to doing successfully, but there are plenty of things that we can do. As we enter the second half of the fraternal year, this webinar will help your council to identify what’s still possible and to the turn those possibilities into action.
Fraternal Mission staff will discuss successful strategies for:
• Generating prospects
• Converting those prospects into members
• Hosting exemplifications, church drives, and other strategies for virtual recruiting
• Publicizing your good works
• Utilizing social media effectively
Go to Event
6:00 pm KofC Webcast: Can Do Strategies for A Successful Second Half
Jan
22
Fri
XXDiocesan Mass for the Unborn & Ceremony of Light
01-22-2021   6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cathedral of the Madeleine, 331 E S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA
Friday, Jan 22
Diocesan Extended Novena for an End to Abortion concludes withDiocesan Mass for the Unborn & Ceremony of Light - Cathedral, 6:00 PM
Go to Event
6:00 pm Diocesan Mass for the Unborn & Ceremony of Light
Jan
25
Mon
XXUtah Training: How to Write State Awards
01-25-2021   7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please register in advance!
Training Registration Link: https://forms.gle/zx4Uvr2hFVQojgbb7
Details online at https://utahknights.org/training/#State
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Go to Event
7:00 pm Utah Training: How to Write State Awards

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