2013 Grand Knights Welcome

Post date: Aug 12, 2013 6:57:36 PM

Father John,Worthy District Deputy,Worthy District  Warden,Brother Knights,Columbiettes,Family and Friends. 

I would like to thank everyone for being here tonight and take this opportunity to Thank each of my Brother Knights for reelecting me to be your Grand Knight for the upcoming year. It is a Great honor to continue to be Grand Knight of this council and I feel Proud to know that you my Brother Knights have the confidence in me to continue to lead our council. I will as I have in the past continue to give the council nothing less than 100% of myself to ensure that we may continue to grow and have the successes that we have had in the past. With your continuing support I know we will be successful once again in the coming year. 

So,In conclusion my Brother Knights, If President Harry S. Truman were here tonight, perhaps he would say something like:Knights of Columbus make history, and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still.Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders with the support and help of their Brother Knights, seize the opportunity to change things for the better. The Knights of Columbus was not built on fear but built on courage, imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.  

Thank you.

Joseph G. DeLuca, Jr.

Grand Knight