• Christmas Crèche Setup – 2023
    It was an early morning start (8 am) but the Knights rose for the challenge of setting up the Christmas Crèche in front of St Mary of the People this past Saturday morning. With temperatures just above zero the crew had no trouble staying warm. (Much more pleasant than last year when temperatures were closer … Read more
  • Knights of Columbus – Helping Local Charities
    The season of giving has started early with the Knights of Columbus Council 8611 heading out into the community to delivery cheques to some needy organizations. Brothers Garry King and Don Walmsley distributed funds to Durham Outlook for the Needy, YWCA, the Durham Special Olympics and the Sunrise Developmental Support Services – which, as you … Read more
  • Oktoberfest Success
    As our first full parish-wide event since Covid, the Knights of Columbus Council 8611 Oktoberfest Dinner and Dance was an enthusiastic success. With just shy of 100 members from the St Mary of the People Parish, as well as surrounding parishes and KofC councils, a great time was had by all. In particular we welcomed … Read more
  • End of Year BBQ & Installation of Officers
    And with that, another successful year draws to a close. As we head into the summer break, Knights of Columbus Council 8611 enjoyed some delicious eats, refreshments and the company of friends; celebrating a year of charity, unity, fraternity. The evening’s celebration also included the installation of officers for the 2023/24 year. We even managed … Read more
  • 36th Annual Golf Tournament
    We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day for the 36th annual Knights of Columbus Council 8611 golf tournament. Held at the Oshawa Airport Golf Club we had 44 golfers competing, with the winning foursome being “Team Munusami” who blinded the competition with their outfits. Special thanks to Paul, Roy & Steve who organized the … Read more