One of our IHM parishioner’s has answered our Lord’s call. Sabrina Abesdessa is entering the convent to pursue her vocation to become a nun. Sabrina is a graduate of our IHM school. Our council wishes her well, and will pray
Mission: To provide services and needed help to the local community. Activities include Ronald McDonald House Dinner, Tootsie Roll Campaign, Souper Bowl Sunday, Special Olympics Soccer Challenge.
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Serving dinner to the residence of Ronald McDonald House is a very fulfilling and rewarding experience for the IHM Knights and their families. This past Saturday evening our council provided dinner to the residents at Ronald McDonald House. It was
The IHM Knights Kids Helping Kids School Supplies campaign was held the weekend of August 19/20 at all Masses. The response by our parishioners and children was overwhelming and very gratifying. The supplies filled three SUV’s (about 45 boxes), and
The 2017 ‘Campaign to Help Those With Intellectual Disabilities’ led by Heman Romero was very successful. $4000 was donated from our community and the IHM parishioners. $1000 was sent to help Special Olympics of Delaware, the remainder going to the
Each year the IHM Knights of Columbus have their ‘Campaign to Help Those with Intellectual Disabilities’. Tootsie rolls are given out and donations accepted. Last year over $2000 was collected, and the money collected was given to Special Olympics of
The Veterans hospital bingo social sponsored by the KofC was held on 4/8. This is a quarterly event. Thanks to the following IHM Knights who volunteered their time : Jon Gatta, Paul Hopkins, and Ed Connolly.
Our ‘Souper Bowl’ food collection took place last weekend (2/5-6), and was very successful. Over 1000 pounds of non-perishables was collected and given to the Holy Rosary food pantry. Also $1300 was collected which will be presented to IHM Outreach
The Santa Maria Council was present in full force one night in December to help prepare Christmas stocking for our soldiers. We are proud to work with a wonderful local charity, Stockings for Soldiers. See below for the official statement
For Christmas, the council adopted 3 veterans families associated with the Elsmere Veterans Hospital. Over $500 in gifts were contributed to them.
Many thanks to those who facilitated and participated during our “2015 Tootsie Roll Drive“, Both: at the IHM Church Masses (April 25 & 26) and out at the Community Businesses (Saturday May 9) Outstanding Job! We had a very successful drive this year. Thanks to
The letter below shows how our church community works together to help those in need in our community. A special thanks to Kris VanRyper for all her efforts in this endeavor.
Thanks to all the Knights and their families who helped our campaign at the IHM Church to help those with Intellectual Disabilities. We collected over $1150. These donations along with those which we will collect on 5/9 at the various