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Thank you!!

Council 4972 would like to thank everyone who made the Lenten Friday Fish Fry nights and the 2017 Bonanza such a success!  We hope you had a wonderful time!  We were overwhelmed by the amount of people that purchased a ticket, helped sell tickets, donated items for the auctions, volunteered time to setup and work the event, participated in the auctions, made financial donations, and offered their prayers to us

In addition to supporting Holy Rosary Church and Academy, your support allows us to help many of the charitable organizations and important causes to us. This includes donations to Special Olympics, Second Harvest Food Bank, our seminarian Anthony Stewart, and our 54th Nun’s Picnic to name a few.  Again…THANK YOU!!

In addition to the many individuals that supported the Bonanza, these businesses donated items and services.  Please consider supporting them in return.

3rd Avenue Hardware Brandon Berger DDS Darfons
Executive Dinners Fr Ryan High School Gateway Tire and Service Center
Guy Stermin – Stained Glass Hanna at Michelle’s Hair Hearing Health Center
Holy Rosary Academy J&J Printers Jack Daniels
Joy Cleaners JPII High School Keepsake Portraits
La Hacienda Lenscrafters Marriott
McNamara’s Merry Maids Metro Parks Nashville
Mirko Mount Juliet Wine and Spirits Music City Floors
MVP Lawn Care Nashville Predators –

Filip Forsberg

Nashville Predators –

Mattias Ekholm

Nashville Symphony Packard Automotive Red Sox – David Price
Red Sox – Mookie Betts Robin’s Gallery Second Harvest Food Bank
St Cecilia’s High School St Mary’s Bookstore Starbucks – Hermitage
Strike and Spare – Donelson The Beehive

Please visit the Photo Gallaries page to view pictures from Bonanza.

Update from Anthony Stewart

Dear Knights of Columbus Council 4972,

Hello!  I hope that all of you are doing well.  All is well here in Rome, and I am anxiously awaiting my upcoming Easter Break in two weeks.  This Easter I will be spending some time in Ireland with a priest friend from back home.  It will be good to get away from school before I finish up in June.  I wanted to send you all a note expressing my gratitude for the check you all sent me last week.  I am indeed grateful, and it will help me with the various expenses I have here in seminary.  This weekend I will be going to Assisi with students from the University of Notre Dame, and will be sure to pray for Council 4972 at the tomb of St. Francis.  Once again, I am humbled and grateful for your support!  I look forward to meeting you all this summer! Until then please be assured of my continued prayers for the good work that you all do!

God bless,
Anthony

2017 Bonanza

Please join us on April 8th for the 2017 Bonanza!  All are welcome.  This fun event is our largest fundraiser for our Council and allows us to support Church of the Holy Rosary, Holy Rosary Academy, and local charities.
Cocktail Hour starts at 6 PM, dinner at 7, and live entertainment to follow.  In addition, we will have both silent and live auctions.
Tickets are $100 donation per couple.  Donations for the auctions are appreciated.  Tickets can be purchased from the KC Hall.  Call 615-883-4972 or email kofc4972@gmail.com  In addition, you can contact Chris John directly at 615-290-0545 or email chicago.cjohn@gmail.com

Greetings from Anthony Stewart

Below is a greeting from the new seminarian, Anthony Stewart, we are sponsoring.  Please join me in welcoming him and including him in our prayers.


Dear Knights Council 4972,

Hello!  I wanted to write you aanthony-stewartll to express my gratitude for your willingness to support me in these final years of my formation as a seminarian.  Unfortunately, I cannot thank you all in person at the moment because I am studying in Rome. I will return to the diocese in June for the summer, and it is my hope that I can come by and meet you all at a council meeting.  However, so you all know a little bit about me until then allow me to introduce myself.   My name is Anthony Stewart, and I am a seminarian for the Diocese of Nashville.  I’m 26 years old, and from McEwen, TN.  McEwen is a small town just about 50 miles west of Nashville.  It is home to the world’s famous Irish Picnic.  I was born and raised in McEwen, and my home parish is St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.  I have three siblings. (2 sisters and a brother)  I am the second of four.  My mother is a nurse and my step-father works as a foreman for a construction company.  I have not always been a catholic.  My senior year of high school I converted to Catholicism from a Nazarene Church.  After high school, I attended Aquinas College in Nashville for two years before ending up in seminary.   I am currently in my sixth year of formation for the diocese.  The last three years I have been living in Rome, Italy studying at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross.  Previous to coming to Rome I studied in Columbus, Ohio at the Pontifical College Josephinum.  I only have two years left before I am ordained a priest.  This coming September I will be ordained a deacon at St. Peter’s basilica along with my classmates.

Once again, thank you all for your support!  Please know of my prayers for Council 4972.

In Christ,

Anthony