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The September News ANNUNZIATA Council 10612 2011 Knights of Columbus Grand Knight Tom Guidroz (985) 868-1319 Deputy Grand Knight Gregg Pellegrin ...
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News ANNUNZIATA Council 10612


Knights of Columbus Grand Knight Tom Guidroz (985) 868-1319

Deputy Grand Knight Gregg Pellegrin (985) 868-6242 Financial Secretary Marvin Dupre (985) 873-8083 In case of sickness or member death please contact one of the above.

For Correspondence: G K Tom Guidroz Council 10612 1804 Bamboo Dr Houma, LA. 70363 (985) 868-1319

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Dean Eschete K of C Field Agent Cell 985-226-7675 Fax 985-643-9789 [email protected] Annunziata Council 10612 Monthly newsletter Publication XXXVII Vol.IX – MMXI Editor Rickie Boudwin Send council news to: [email protected] or call (985) 851-4519

Grand Knight’s Report My Brother Knights, In July, brother Knights Marvin Dupre, Vince Naquin, Louis Savoie and I attended the Knights of Columbus Leadership Seminar in Prairieville. As the new Grand Knight, they overloaded me with packages of forms, reports and too much information! The lectures were excellent and very informative. Our council has 121 official members as of July 29 th. Our regular attendance at our monthly business meetings average approximately 16 to 18 members. That’s about 1.5% of the membership! I know how hectic it is working all day, raising a family and the responsibilities of family life; however if you would come and join us once in a while, I feel certain you would enjoy the fellowship and a good meal. Please make an effort to come join us and renew old friendships. We have a family day scheduled for September 25th in Dulac at their KC Home. This function is in conjunction with our District Gumbo Cook-Off. The judging will begin at 10:00AM. We will have food, music and fun. ‘Hope to see you there!

Vivat Jesus;

Thomas Guidroz Thomas Guidroz Grand Knight

Business Meeting September 08th Rosary 6:15 pm, Meal 6:30 pm,

Meeting 7:00 pm

Thank you, to Brother Mike Naquin for preparing the meal for our August 11th Meeting. Brother Mike Naquin will also prepare the meal for our September 8th meeting.


Knight of the Month

Dean Eschete

Family of the Month

Vincent and Jean Naquin

Parish Garage Sale On September 10th the knights will cook and sell burgers for lunch during the Parish Garage Sale. All proceeds will go towards the garage sale to help support our parish. Please help if you can. Thank You!!!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BROTHER KNIGHTS Dave A Domangue Roy J Blanchard James J Whitney, III Rev Nilo C Batausa Gordon J Voisin Juilius J Verdin Clifton J Dupre James A Ordone Kenneth P Hunter Rev Aurelio D Luzon Thomas P Guidry

Sep 01 Sep 02 Sep 05 Sep 06 Sep 11 Sep 13 Sep 16 Sep 16 Sep 18 Sep 20 Sep 22

SOCCER KICK-OFF Annunziata Church Grounds September 10, 2011 Registration 9:00 am Rain out date September 24

District 19 Gumbo Cook-Off and Family Fun Day September 25, 2011 Our Lady of Good Voyage Home 5396 Shrimpers Row Dulac,La. Gumbo Judging 10:00 am There will be a meal and Fais Do Do following the Gumbo judging. All members and families are invited. Please RSVP Rickie at 851-4519 so we will know how much rice and potatoe salad to cook.


Sun 28

Mon 29


Tue 30


Wed 31


1September 2 Adoration KC Dir Meeting 6:15 pm


5 6 Labor Day


8 KC Bus Mtg 7:00 pm







of the Holy Eucharist 8:30 to 12:00





10 Soccer kick-off 9am and K of C cook burgers for Parish Garage Sale 17 Fais Do Do 5to 9 pm


25 Fun Day 11:00 am at Dulac Home Gumbo Cook Off judging 10:00 am





6:30 pm 4 th Degree KC Home Dulac

Aux 6:30 pm Rosary, 7:00 pm Bus Mtg





24 Soccer Kick Off 9 am



1 October

President’s Notes September 2011 Hello ladies! As we enter the peak of hurricane season, I pray that everyone will be kept safe and storm-free this year. Remember there is a prayer for protection against storms in Vice President the weekly bulletin. Sandra Dietz - 876-3388 The bake/taste contest is always so entertaining so Recording Secretary Tama Forsyth - 851-5934 please come and join in the fun and bring your favorite Treasurer dessert! Winners will bake their recipe for the November 5th Barbara Nelson - 879-3136 state meeting in Bayou Blue. I look forward to seeing Corresponding Secretary everyone there. Anne Voisin – 876-0283 The auxiliary is selling fun scarves for a fund-raiser. Board Member The colors are black w/gold fleur-de-lis, gold w/black fleur-deEllen Ledet – 876-6178 lis, or purple w/gold fleur-de-lis! They are only $5 and make Parliamentarian great gifts for family, any Saints or LSU fan, or yourself! See Mary Melian-876-0055 any board member or call me for details. This is to support our auxiliary.


Jean Naquin- 876-6480


Refreshments: September Meeting

Sweets: Bake/Taste entrees; Salty: Anne Voisin; Drinks: None Needed Door prize winner for August was Raymonda Guidroz

Yours in Christ,

Jean Naquin Jean Naquin, President Chairladies Corner Phone: Bonnie Savoie: If your e-mail has changed or you are not getting any e-mails about the auxiliary, please let Bonnie know (868-3438) or [email protected]

2011-2012 Theme – Women of the Bible. September: Rachel meaning “Ewe” symbolizes purity September 02: Adoration of the Holy Eucharist September 10: Knights Soccer Kick-off September 21: Bake/Taste contest during meeting

Reminder: Adoration of the Holy Eucharist Will be on Friday September 02, 2011 from 8:30 am – 12:00 Please make an effort to attend. Auxiliary newsletter: If I have not contacted you about receiving the newsletter by email, contact Rickie Boudwin at [email protected] or at 851-4519. Bake/Taste Contest: It’s time to dust off the apron and pull out your favorite secret recipe! The bake/taste contest will be held at the meeting this month. Winners will bake their recipe for the November 5th meeting in Bayou Blue – so no worries about transporting long distances. Bake/Taste Rules: Cake may be made from either a cake mix or from your recipe. It may have any kind of flavoring, such as Rum, Almond extract, etc. Cake should be made by the person whose name will appear with the entry. Cake, shape, size and looks will be left up to the individual. Cake or pie must be able to be sliced (no scoop able). This means that it must be able to be cut at time of judging. Cake or pie must be baked at home and transported to contest location. Each individual will assume the cost of the cake or pie. Cake and/or pie will be judged on TASTE ONLY. Pies crust may be store bought. Either one cake or pie per person. Prizes will be awarded in each category for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Dues: 2011-2012: Dues are due. The cost is $15 for the year. Please make checks payable to Annunziata Kaycee Auxiliary. They can be mailed to 311 Swan Ave., Houma, La. 70363. You can also give the dues to any officer or pay them during the Membership Drive June 25 & 26 at all of the Masses. Dues are due on July 1. Consider asking a friend to join with you. We would love to see the inactive members become active in some way.

Thank You To: Those that attended the Adoration of the Holy Eucharist. Everyone who attended the Ladies’ Night Out social. Raymonda, Ellen, and Dee for refreshments at the last meeting. Everyone who donated items for the state raffle table. Everyone who attended the state meeting in Abita Springs. Everyone who attended the safe environment training.

Auxiliary Birthday’s Jackie Davis Jean Naquin Nelda Lapeyrouse Kimberly Domangue

Sep 01 Sep 06 Sep 21 Sep 27

Women of the Bible Rachel; meaning "ewe", idiomatically: one with purity, as described in the Hebrew Bible, is a prophet and the favorite wife of Jacob, one of the three Biblical Patriarchs, and mother of Joseph and Benjamin. She was the daughter of and the younger sister of Leah, Jacob's first wife. Jacob was her first cousin, as Jacob's mother Rebecca was Laban's sister. Rachel is first mentioned in the Bible in Genesis 29 when Jacob happens upon her as she is watering her lamb. He had traveled a great distance to find his mother’s brother, Laban. Rebekah had sent him there to be safe from his furious twin brother, Esau. During Jacob's stay, he fell in love with Rachel and agreed to work seven years for Laban in return for her hand in marriage. On the night of the wedding, the bride was veiled and Jacob did not notice that Leah, Rachel’s older sister, had been substituted for Rachel. Whereas “Rachel was lovely in form and beautiful,” “Leah had weak eyes.” Later Jacob confronted Laban, who excused his own deception by insisting that the older sister should marry first. He assured Jacob that after his wedding week was finished, he could take Rachel as a wife as well, and work another seven years as payment for her. After Leah had given birth to four sons, Rachel remained unable to conceive. She became jealous of Leah and gave Jacob her maidservant, Bilhah, to be a surrogate mother for her. Bilhah gave birth to two sons: Dan and Naphtali. After Leah conceived again, Rachel was finally blessed with a son, Joseph, who would become Jacob's favorite child.

Cody Chatagnier with his LLAA Seminarian of the Year plaque

Ellen, Anne, Sandra, Tama, Jean & Mary attended the LLAA meeting on August 20th in Abita Springs.

Aux eat out at Dave's Cajun Kitchen on August 2nd

Members who attended the Safe Enviroment Training on August 22nd

The Funny Bone God creates Adam, and soon Adam is complaining that he's all alone in the Garden of Eden. So God says, "Okay, I'll make you a companion, a beautiful creature who'll cook and clean for you. It will be able to converse intelligently on any subject, and never ever complain or argue."

Happy Labor Day Pray for our Seminarians What you are is God's gift to you. What you do with yourself, is your gift to God.

Be A Knight

Adam says, "That sounds great." God says, "The only thing is, it will cost you an arm and a leg." Adam says, "Man, that's expensive. What can I get for a rib?"

Knights of Columbus Annunziata Council 10612 1825 E Tunnel Blvd Houma, LA 70363

Remember to use your 100 Form And ask a friend to join

Raising Awareness About Life Insurance Each September since 2003 has been designated as Life Insurance Awareness Month. Like most awareness-raising campaigns, Life Insurance Awareness Month was created because there is an overwhelming lack of understanding of the product among the general public. Each year, the Life Insurance Market Research Association puts out the results from a recent survey, and unfortunately, the numbers they report continue to be discouraging. A recent survey found that 76 percent of people polled did not have a personal financial advisor. Sixty-eight percent of that same survey group said their opinion of the current economic conditions was somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable. In other words, a majority of those surveyed were uncomfortable with the economy and the uncertainty it brings, yet they did not seek professional assistance. Maybe they spoke with their friends and family. Maybe they hoped the instability would go away on its own. Maybe they did not know to whom to turn. If you fall into this category, please remember that as a member of the Knights of Columbus, you have a full-time, professional agent you can call your own. My primary responsibility is the care and service of your family’s life insurance, retirement and long-term care needs. I’ll answer your questions because I want your decisions to be informed ones. I want to help. Another LIMRA statistic said 43 percent of people did not buy life insurance because they worry about “making the wrong decision.” Talk with me agent, and, afterwards, you’ll understand that the only wrong decision was not purchasing sooner to protect your family’s future. Terry Kennedy, General Agent 985-649-2703 [email protected]

Remember in Your Prayers the departed souls and families of: Hubert “Snow” Stringer, Stephanie Cangelosi Pierron, Remember in Your Prayers the sick and distressed members and families of: Vanessa Abbott, Phillip Arcement, Danny Bergeron, Percy Bergeron, Homer Bland, Rickie Boudwin, Alyssa Bourg, Mandy Bourg, Amy Cole, David Calloway, Cody Chatagnier, Chris Dehart, Kimberly Domangue, Kenneth Duplantis, Marvin Dupre, Raymond Foret Sr, Carol Eschete, Curtis Eschete, Gloria Eschete, Margaret Eschete Maureen Fanguy, Morris Fanguy, Theresa Gaubert, Connie Girardi, Thomas Guidry, Mark & Jane Gray, Peggy Henry,Ken Hunter, Goldie Jouandot, Pam Kelly, Kurt LeBlanc, Lawrence LeBouef, Ellen Ledet, Donald McCullough, Katlyn Meache, Donald Naquin, Mary L Naquin, Norma Naquin, Richard Naquin, Barbara Nelson, Donald Pellegrin, Harriet Pellegrin, Odethel Pontiff, Steve Price, Don Rhodes, Sr. Paula Richard, Bonnie Savoie, Martha Savoie, Patricia Samanie, Sam Stoufflet, Tina Stropola, Adele Theriot, Owen Theriot, Elgin Thibodeaux, Evest Voisin Jr, Marcel Whipple, Priests, Religious, Right to Life, The Dying, The Unborn, The Unemployed, Special Intentions, Vocations and all the intentions written in our prayer journal and are in our hearts. For future newsletters, if you have someone you would like to add to the Prayer list or remove someone’s name, please call (876-6178) or email me.