The Msgr. Christopher Dennen Assembly 2017

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The Msgr. Christopher Dennen Assembly 2017 supports the Knights of Columbus Councils and Catholic Churches in the Greater Wilmington, NC, area. Our members are leaders in their respective councils and have taken an additional pledge of Patriotism because of their love of God and country.

Through the coming year you can expect to see our members marching in the Veteran’s Day Parade, laying a wreath during Wilmington’s Memorial Day Event, participating in US Flag ceremonies in our schools, supporting the Honor Flight, and cooking meals quarterly at the Sgt. Eugene Ashley Memorial Center for veterans in residence.

Our monthly meetings (third Tuesday of the month) include prayer, patriotism, and fellowship. Although we are a Catholic men’s fraternal organization, we include events for spouses and friends of the organization.

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Upcoming of Note

The calendar for the next month is below. For a longer view see the complete calendar.

Date Time Event Location
12/9/2023 5:00-8:00pm Burgaw Christmas Parade Burgaw
12/13/2023 6:00-8:30pm Christmas Party South Beach Grill
12/16/2023 Noon Wreaths Across America Wilmington National Cemetery
1/16/2024 6:15-7pm Board Meeting 1074 Council Chambers at St. Mary
7-8pm Assembly Meeting
1/20/2024 10:00-3:00pm Fourth Degree Exemplification St. Paul Catholic Church, New Bern
2/20/2024 6:15-7pm Board Meeting St. Mark Parish Hall
7-8pm Assembly Meeting

Assembly Christmas Party

Our assembly Christmas Party is at South Beach Grill on Wrightsville Beach on December 13 beginning at 6:00pm. The cost and menu will be updated here as they become available; however, pace is limited so use the link HERE to register to attend.

Burgaw Christmas Parade

We are registered to participate in the only Christmas parade in the area - the Burgaw Christmas Parade on the evening of December 9. See Parade Guidelines and Parade Route for more information.

Scholarship for Future Saints

By now you should have received the letter from our Scholarship for Future Saints chairman, Caleb Strittmatter, which is co-signed by Fr. Spencer, pastor of St. Mark, and Fr. McGee, pastor of Immaculate Conception and Dean of the Cape Fear Deanery. For those of you wishing to make a contribution to the scholarship fund, an envelope was provided. Also, we now have a way for you to contribute on-line by simply clicking on Donate to SFS.

Wreaths Across America

Last month we launched the Wreaths Across America wreath sale by asking our affiliated councils to promote among their membership. You can also purchase wreaths directly through us by clicking on Wreaths Across America here or on the menu.

Veterans Support Raffle

The drawing of winners was held at the assembly meeting on November 21. You can find out the winners by clicking here.