The South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Council 6203 held their annual Keystone Special Citizens Community Lunch at the Holy Savior Academy on March 10th. Every Month Father John Alvarado from Sacred Heart Church holds a special Mass for the Mentally Challenged residents from the Keystone Community as well as other residents from Middlesex County. This month’s theme was St Patrick’s Day.
The South Plainfield Knights have supported this Special Citizens lunch for over 30 years. Pizza, Pretzels, Dessert and drinks were served to the over 90 residents that attended.
Those who helped out this year were the following Knights – Grand Knight Joe McGeehan, Bill Butrico, Ted Rubino, Robert Smith, Tom Walsh, Steve Belanger, Tony Wargacki and Phil Thomas.
Also the Knights have to thank to following women who help run this event each month for Sacred Heart Church: Kathy and Laurie Keenan who also donated all of the St Patrick’s gifts, Angela Mecurio and Eileen Sanchez,
The Knights and Father John Alvarado would like to thank everyone who helped out and donated to this very worthy cause
Father Michael J. McGivney founded the Knights of Columbus as a fraternal benefit society at a time in the United States when Catholic immigrants were being forced to renounce their Faith in order to earn a livelihood for their families. Our mission as Knights of Columbus, is to keep Father McGivney's dream alive, to actively seek out Catholic men and invite them to be a part of our community of Christian family life through participation in our social and fraternal programs of service to our Church, community, and youth.
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