Author Archives: Joe Byrne

2019 Spring Cleaning

Neal Millane and Sal panone

2019 Gaelic and Garlic Gala

Held at St. Therese Church on March 9, 2019


Christmas Party 2018

Awards night for the Knight of the Year Steve Schambach and recipients of the James T Reynolds award PGK Stephen Montano, GK Joe Byrne and Nelson Barnabucci

Nelson Barnabucci accepts his award


PGK Stephen Montano speaks after receiving The James T Reynolds Award
Grand Knight and James T Reynolds Award recipient Joe Byrne and wife Erin

Coat Drive 2018

Coat Drive 2018

Brothers John Mooney and Stephen Montano sort through bags of coats


Mass at Holy Land USA, Waterbury, CT August 11, 2018 in honor of Fr. McGivney

The Cross that sits high above Waterbury. The Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney’s birthplace 

Grand Knight Joe Byrne with his son Andrew at the base of the cross

Grand Knight Joe Byrne and his son Andrew at the base of the cross

Brother Knights Ron Shea, Matt Pekar, Joe Byrne and Protais Tala after Mass at Holy Land USA

Past Grand Knight  Matt Pekar with his Daughter Alicia enjoying the music before Mass


Steak and Cigar Dinner August 9, 2018

Brother Knights Neal Millane (yellow shirt) and DGK Stephen Wilhelm (blue shirt) enjoy the evening

Brother Knights Sal Pannone (yellow shirt) and Andy Perrone ( dark blue shirt) enjoy some conversation


Community Dining Room July 22, 2018

Standing left to right Protais Tala, Tom Fitzgerald, Sal Pannone, Bob Russell, Mark Hally, John Toste, Joe Byrne, Hank Bassi, Andrew Debenedictus, John Schmid
Kneeling Liam Cotter and Joe Genua

Liam Cotter and Joe Genua grill up some burgers

Protais and Sal prep vegetables for the next days meal

John Toste (foreground) and Tom Fitzgerald plate the meals to be served

Squires Andrew and Mark get ready to do the dishes

 



Community Dining Room 6/24/18

Left to right Spencer Mariotti, Tom Fitzgerald, Andrew Byrne, Stephen Montano, Bob Russell,Hank Bassi, Liam Cotter, Jack Barletta, Joe Genua, Sal Pannone and Joe Byrne

Joe Genua doing the dishes

Bob Russel prepping vegetables

Bob, Sal and Jack getting it done

Hank Bassi suiting up

Hank Bassi and Stephen Montano

Spencer, Andrew , Sal and Jack working hard

Future Knights Andrew and Spencer provide table service to the clients of the Community Dining Room as Jack Barletta does the dishes


Memorial Day Parade 2018

Left to Right Hank Bassi, Jeff Klarman, Bob Malek, Neal Millane, Jack Bartletta, Ron Shea, John Mooney, Ron Lemieux,Stephen Wilhelm, Protais Tala 

Photo by: Joe Byrne


Pro Life Plant Sale May 2018

Brothers John Mooney(left) and Ed Farley(right) putting the plants out for sale under our tent

Left to right. Brothers John Mooney, Stephen Montano and Ed Farley working hard

Brothers John Mooney and Stephen Montano load a truck with flowers at Country Farms in Nortford


Spring Cleanup at St. Mary April 21, 2018

 

Matt Hally focuses on work

Mark Hally, Liam Cotter, Bob Russell and Bob Malek

Welcome back Cotter! Liam Cotter back from Florida.

Working hard! Liam, Bob and Bob

Left to right Liam Cotter, Bob Russell and Bob Malek

 


Spring Cleaning April, 14 2018 @ St. Mary Church

Al Vignola rakes up.
Photo by Joe Byrne

Left to right. Mark Hally, Kevin Trudeau and Joe Genua

Ethan Schambach shows his landscaping skills
Photo by Joe Byrne

Steve Schambach

Sal Pannone
Photo by Joe Byrne

The squires help out


St. John Bosco Easter Egg Scramble March, 31 2018

More than 40 kids line up to race for the candy at St. Therese Church


2018 St. Patrick/St. Joseph Gaelic and Garlic Gala

Monsignor Walker gives an Irish blessing before dinner

Neal Millane and Joe Byrne get the corned beef and cabbage ready
Photo by Mark Hally

The Rock of Cashel Irish Band enjoy a beverage between sets
Photo by Mark Hally

The Klarman family shows their Irish spirit
Photo by Mark Hally

3 Irish Tenors(left to right) John Mooney, Steve Schambach and Joe Byrne
Photo by Mark Hally

When Irish eyes are smilin’
Photo by Mark Hally

Father Glen and Joe Byrne
Photo by Mark Hally

The Lenihan School Of Irish Dance
Photo by Mark Hally

Irish spirit!
Photo by Mark Hally

Sal Pannone and Neal Millane prepare dinnner
Photo by Mark Hally

The Lenihan School Of Irish Dance
Photo by Mark Hally

 


Gaelic and Garlic Gala March 10, 2018

Category : Council 10

Join us March 10, at 6 pm St. Therese Parish Hall.

Tickets will be sold after Mass on March 3 & 4 or contact John Mooney jjmooneycpa@gmail.com or Joe Byrne joebyrne48@snet.net

 


Abraham’s Tent 2018

Brother Knights (left to right) Sal Pannone, Stephen Montano, Stephen Wilhelm and Jeff Klarman serve pizza at St. Mary Church Hall to the residents of Abraham’s Tent.


Coat Drive December 16 & 17 2017

Brother Knights from Eldorado Council 10 load a truck with bags of coats donated from our annual coat drive.


Annual Foxwoods Bus Trip

Brother Knights and guests enjoy an evening out on 11/11/2017.
Photo by Mark DiStasio

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Council #10 will sponsor an open-to-the-public bus trip to Foxwoods Casino on Saturday November 10, 2018.

We first went on 11/11/17 (see above), and on that night the bus departed the Branford High School Parking Lot at 5 pm, and the ride home began at 11 pm.  Tickets were $40 per person and included a $10 bet credit and a $10 meal credit or a free buffet (a $28 value!).

Thank you to everyone who supported our council with a fun night out for all – lucky and unlucky!

Here is our link to the 2018 event: http://branfordkofc.org/event/2018-foxwoods-casino.  If you are interested in buying tickets or in helping to sell tickets, please contact Br. Mark DiStasio at mmdistasio@sbcglobal.net.


Veterans Day Parade 2017

    1. Left to right John Mooney, Jeff Klarman, Steve Wilhelm, Joe Byrne and Ron Shea
    Photo by Protais Tala

Left to right John Mooney, Protais Tala, Jeff Klarman
Photo by Mark Hally

Left to right Stephen Wilhelm, Protais Tala, Ron Shea
Photo by Mark Hally

Left to right Protais Tala, Stephen Wilhelm, Joe Byrne
Photo by Mark Hally

Carrying the banner left to right John Mooney, Ron Shea. Color guard left to right Jeff Klarman, Stephen Wilhelm, Joe Byrne. Far right Protais Tala

Photo by Erin Byrne

 

 

 


Monastery Clean Up October 2017

October 2017

Matt Hally and Patrick Jonynas ( left to right )
Photo by Joe Byrne

Stephen Wilhelm
Photo by Joe Byrne

Stephen Montano and Stephen Wilhelm (left to right)
Photo by Joe Byrne

Matt Hally and Patrick Jonynas (left to right)
Photo by Joe Byrne


Columbus House Fish Fry 2017

2017 Fish Fry

Andy Perrone, Stephen Wilhelm, Stephen
Montano and Liam Cotter (left to right)
fry up some delicious fish.
Photo by Joe Byrne

The finished product.
Photo by Catherine DiTuri
Development Director, Columbus House Inc.

Bill Cash and Stephen Montano
Photo by Joe Byrne

Liam Cotter, Andy Perrone and Stephen
Montano (left to right)

Photo by Joe Byrne

Andy Perrone, Stephen Montano, Stephen
Wilhelm and Liam Cotter (left to right)
Photo by Catherine DiTuri,
Development Director, Columbus House Inc.


2017 St. John Bosco Parish Picnic at Owenego

Left to right Neal Millane , Stephen Wilhelm, Jim Hayes

Mark Distasio helps set up a tent along with members of the St John Bosco CCD Program

Left to right Protais Tala, Stephen Montano, Liam Cotter and Sal Pannone


Annual Pro Life Plant Sale

Pictured (below) is the Eldorado Knights of Columbus Council #10 Annual Plant Sale Tent in front of St. Mary Church.

 

Annual Plant Sale at St Mary Church 2017


2017 Annual Easter Egg Scramble

 

Annual Easter Egg Scramble 2017 at St Mary School

Back row left to right Fr. Matt, Sal Pannone, Mark Distasio, Jeff Klarman, Mark Peruzzi
Photo: Joe Byrne