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The Knights of Columbus Councils 1155, 4122 & 6626 (St. Bernard, St. Matthew, and St. Joseph Knights) with the help of The Ladies Guild are sponsoring a dinner, prayer, and fundraiser on Saturday, February 22nd (snow date:  February 29th) at Blessed Sacrament Parish, St. Bernard Church, Rockville, CT.  All proceeds will go to rebuild the displaced Christian communities destroyed by ISIS. The dinner will be held in the church hall at 6 pm, at $20 per person.  The entrĂ©e will be roast pork.  During dinner, there will be a guest speaker on the plight of the Iraqi Christians.

Dinner tickets can be purchased from the Knights before and after Mass starting February 1st.   You can also purchase dinner tickets by mailing a check to St. Bernard indicating how many persons are attending. Please mark envelopes Attn: Knights of Columbus/Persecuted Christians Dinner.

Your tax-deductible donation in any amount is most appreciated.  For such donations, please make out your check to Knights of Columbus Charities.  In the memo section of your check please make sure to note ‘Christians At Risk’. You may mail it to:  Knights of Columbus c/o St. Bernard Church, 25 St. Bernard Terrace, Rockville, CT 06066 .  Or you may place your check, in an envelope marked Knights, in the offering basket during any Mass at St. Bernard or St. Matthew.

Pope Francis has said ”We must not resign ourselves to thinking of the Middle East without Christians”.

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