Today is the day that our Jerry Pilarski turned 92 years old. Surrounded by family and friends, he celebrated at Captain John's Dockside Restaurant. Four generations of Pilarski family attended for dining and celebrating with two large cakes.
We have had to share Gene Keeling for many months this year, while he was off on his several trips to California and beyond. He was sorely missed, but Lisa Keeling seemed to be everywhere filling in and often led efforts in support of both the Council and the Catholic Daughters.
John Aluise was hard at work last month chairing the Bocce Tournament and arranging for teams/players for our tournament. There were ten Special Olympics athletes participating and they were joined by Bishop Burbidge.
The new council year is fast approaching. Soon we will have the election of officers, installation and then we get to work rebuilding our council to serve the parish and assist the church. This year we have web-based training for officers and even general members who are interested in the functions and operations of the Knights of Columbus.
Lots and lots of local knights joined together from Durham, Burlington, and Chapel Hill to hold First and Second Degree ceremonials at St. Thomas More Church in Chapel Hill.