The Charlebois Council Club Room is located
in the Guy Hall at 28 First Street West,
next to Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Cathedral, in The Pas.
The 2020-21 Grand Knight is Bro. Don Maksymchuk.
See the Officers page for contact information.
See the Web Site Map for
To see our annual activities calendar, click on the Activities
button on the left.
Click on the Gallery
button on the left for photos of various council projects and activities.
Our KC Insurance Agent is
Anthony D' Souza and he can be reached
1-204-999-5197 or firstname.lastname@example.org
or by Skype.
A direct link to KC Supreme News Releases can be found
Knightline newsletter is now only available via email.
The Charlebois Council newsletter is presented as a PDF document. Find it via the Newsletter
on the left panel.
be seen HERE.
Sales for the
have begun. See a KC member to purchase a ticket.
Charlebois Council meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month (except July and August).
Because of Covid-19, social distancing and/or mask wearing is required.
To see officers elected for 2020-21, check out the list
Check the Membership page to see the obituary for
page for more information on who we are.
Some of our recent community activities are shown below.
Practicing Catholic men may contact the Grand Knight directly to discuss the aims
and objectives of the Order.
Ask any Knight for a pamphlet that describes the benefits
Indicate your interest and an Application for Membership form
will be provided.
A new on-line membership requiring no local Council or meeting
involvement is now
also available to those interested. This type of membership allows
access to KC
insurance programs. To find out more about this option,
To watch a video about
the Knights, click
Access " A
Prayer For Protection In Time of Pandemic " adapted from Pope Frances
Below is a Facebook link to telecasts of Sunday Holy
Masses celebrating by Archbishop Murray Chatlain. The Archdiocese has now
allowed restricted attendance (maximum 25 people, with social
Saturday and Sunday Mass
celebrations at the Cathedral until further notice.
One may still watch the Holy Mass from Our Lady of the Sacred Heart
Cathedral and make a spiritual communion. Click
HERE for a document on how to make
spiritual communion. The Holy Mass is recorded and is available to watch at a later
time as well.
Also available are video services from St. Ann's Parish in Flin Flon:
Avoid gossip and rumors.
Check this link for the central source of Manitoba Covid-19 information:
Parish Yard Cleanup
Five members of Charlebois Council gathered on September 26 (with safe
distancing or masks used) to do a cleanup of the Cathedral Parish yard.
Several bricks on the Memorial to Children were realigned as well.
In response to Oscar’s Place plea for community support to provide
lunches for clients during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Grand Knight Kevin Carlson
and District Deputy Ken Kelly dropped off sandwiches and snacks as well as
bottled water for 40 people, symbolizing the 40 days of Lent that had just
In place of the early years schools' breakfast program, cancelled because
of the suspension of classes in Manitoba, Charlebois Council made donations
to support the schools' food hamper delivery to the students' homes.
Food for Families & Coats for Kids
Several new winter coats for students
in need and also a breakfast program donation to the principals of each of
the two Early Years schools in The Pas took place in the Fall of 2019 This
was the 6th year that this support has been provided by the Council.
Principals thanked the Knights for their support. The Council's annual donation to the Northern
Gateway Community Chaplaincy
breakfast program was also received with gratitude by organizers.
Rock, Paper, Scissors Challenge 2019
On April 26, 2010 the 1st
annual Rock, Paper,
Scissors Challenge, sponsored by
Charlebois Council, was held at
École Scott Bateman Middle School. The four finalists received cash prizes,
with a plaque going to the Champion.
The tenth annual event was held on April 29, 2019. Events from all previous
years can be seen
HERE. The 2020 event was
postponed due to Covid-19.
St. Paul's Personal Care Home Birthday Party
In February 2020,
the Council sponsored the birthday party for the residents of
St. Paul's Personal Care Home with a cake and entertainment for the
residents, the 12th year of the Council's participation.
Easter Bread Sharing
At the Easter services in 2019, for the sixth year in a
row, Charlebois Council distributed a loaf of bread to each Our Lady of the
Sacred Heart parish family in The Pas, and in 2019 also to the parishes in Cormorant
The Council celebrated its 90th anniversary
with a Chinese food dinner on November 13, 2018.
It was an opportunity to provide a treat to our spouses and special
Coats for Kids
Since 2016 Charlebois Council
has donated new winter jackets for those children who may
need them. The
coats were distributed in October through the two Early Years schools.
Sacred Heart Cathedral Renovations
In May 2017 a cathedral floor
fund-raising project was started. Charlebois Council stepped up
again with a $5,000 donation to kick it off. The project was completed in
August. A second donation of $5,000 was made in October to further the
ICCD Tickets Sales
charity ticket sales have started.
All proceeds stay in The Pas for
use in charitable projects.
Tickets are 3 for $10, 1 for $5. Prizes this year are your choice of 2021
vehicles: Kia Forte LX ($23,790), Corolla LE CVT ($23,695), Chevy Trax LS
FWD ($23,755), Hyundai Elantra Preferred ($23,298), or Honda Civic Sedan LX
Automatic ($23,914), OR $20,000 cash. Other cash prizes:
(2nd) $10,000; (3rd) $5,000; (4th)
$3,000; and (5th) $2,000. Tickets can be purchased from any
Council member and are available after Mass at the church entrance. The draw
is on April 24, 2021.
Charlebois Council #2704, founded on
December 2, 1928, is named after
Bishop Ovid Charlebois, the first Bishop of Keewatin-Le Pas diocese and an early Oblate
missionary in northern Manitoba.
Charlebois Council works with Our Lady of the Sacred Heart
Roman Catholic parish in The Pas, providing funds for
various projects. Council members are active participants in this Parish.
the names of our 1928 Charter Knights
For names of all our Past Grand Knights,
click on the button on the left side.
Study Your Faith
Participate at your own rate in a
thoughtful study of the Bible. Click
HERE to access the
website of the St. Paul Centre for Biblical Theology for online
instruction and courses of study. Check out these Vatican sites:
Visit this interesting website: Catholics Come Home by clicking
Supreme Knight Letter
Knight Carl Anderson calls for action in response to the sexual abuse crisis
and outlines roles that chaplains and Knights should play. Read
Christian genocide in the Middle East - click on the button to visit a website to learn more about this horrible
Stained Glass Windows
In honour of Bishop Charlebois, the
Charlebois Council sponsored a stained glass window in the Cathedral of
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart in The Pas.
Click on the left
side button (SGW) to see the stained glass windows of
Lady of the Sacred Heart Cathedral Parish in The Pas, Manitoba, Canada
(Archdiocese of Keewatin-Le Pas).
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