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St. Justin Martyr Knights of Columbus, Council 8293, has received the distinction of being
a “Star Council,” the international organization’s top award for local councils.  The  Star
Council Award recognizes overall excellence in the areas of membership promotion of fraternal
insurance benefits, sponsorship of faith formation programs and service-oriented activities.
Here are some of the Star quality accomplishments of Council 8293:
  • Seminarian support ($500 donated)
  • The Rosary programs (the Rosary prayed ant every meeting and the “Rabbi’s Rosary”
circulated among the members)
  • Rosaries given to First Communion  students and Confirmation students
  • Support of SJM Social Ministries ($500 donated and 100+ hours of volunteering)
  • KC Family Week
  • Promotion of participation in the Good Friday Liturgies
  • The Global Wheelchair Mission ($1500 donated)
  • Scholarships for graduating Seniors
  • Participation in the annual Texas Rally for Life in Austin, TX
  • The Mass for People with Special Needs on Feb. 11th
  • The Silver Rose devotions
  • And many other parish  projects
Council 8293 has become a Star Council for many years in a row.
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