2012 Knights of Columbus State Council Mid-Year Meeting


State Officers and District Deputies will be attending the 2012 Mid-Year Meeting on November 30 and December 1, 2012 in Casa Grande, Arizona. The 2012 Mid-Year meeting will be held at St. Anthony Padua Parish Community Center located at 150 N. Drylake Street in Casa Grande, AZ. This meeting is mandatory for State Officers and District Deputies. On Friday, the meetings, for State Officers and District Deputies only, will begin at 3:00 p.m.


This meeting will be followed by a presentation by Elaine and Frank Yanez entitled: “Marriage: God’s Remarkable and Real Plan for Joy”. This couple will share their powerful testimony of Christ’s transformation of their marriage, reflecting also on the impact John Paul II’s Theology of the Body has had for them. The two-hour seminar begins at 5:00 p.m. Following the seminar the State Officers, District Deputies, and guests, are invited to a dinner hosted by Fr. Patrick J. Murphy Council 3136 of Casa Grande, AZ beginning at 7:00 p.m., also at the Community Center.


The following day, on Saturday, the Mid-Year meeting will continue at St. Padua’s Community Center beginning at 8:00 a.m. with the recitation of the Holy Rosary. The meeting will conclude at 3:30 p.m. Mass is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. and will be followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. Saturday’s events, while mandatory for State Officers and District Deputies, are open to all 3rd Degree Brother Knights, especially State Directors and Committee Chairmen, Grand Knights, Council Membership Directors, Financial Secretaries, and other Council Officers.


A block of rooms has been reserved by the host council at the rate of $164.00 ($82.00/night), plus tax, for two nights – Friday November 30 and Saturday December 1. Please ask for the Knights of Columbus rate. Breakfast, Cocktail Hour, and internet are included at the hotel. Contact the Holiday Inn, located at 777 North Pinal Ave, Casa Grande, AZ 85122, at telephone (520) 426-3500 to reserve your room. The cutoff date is November 25, 2012 for reservations.


A complete registration package including hotel information, agenda, registration form, and map can be found on the state website: www.azknightsofcolumbus.com