Pittsburg Walk for Charity April 14
PITTSBURG – The Fourth Annual Walk for Charity will take place from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 14, at the St. Mary’s Colgan track. Participants may walk or run for a free-will donation. A $5 minimum donation per walker is suggested.
The proceeds will go to Catholic Charities in Southeast Kansas which assists with rent and utility payments for those in need.
The first 30 registrants will receive a Walk for Charity T-shirt. Prizes will be awarded to those who raised the most money and pledges.
To register before the event, call Megan Goetz at 316-670-6910 or email her at mgoetz@gus.pittstate.edu.
Goetz, a member of the St. Pius X Catholic Student Center at Pittsburg State University, said the walk has raised between $1000 and $2000 in its first three years. She hopes to raise $3000 this year.
“The purpose of the event is for people to come out to exercise and socialize – as well as raise money for Catholic Charities,” she wrote in an email.

Holy Savior golf tournament April 23
Holy Savior will hold its annual golf tournament on Monday, April 23, at Willowbend Golf Club, 8001 E. Mulberry in Wichita.
The tournament begins at noon. The cost is $120 per golfer and includes green fee, cart, beverages, range balls and a barbecue dinner following the tournament.
The event is a benefit for Holy Savior Catholic Church and Academy.
Register online at holy-savior.org or send payment to Holy Savior Catholic Church, 1425 N. Chautauqua, Wichita, KS 67214.

St. Francis of Assisi to host Divine Mercy novena and service
A Divine Mercy Novena will be prayed at 3 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church beginning on Good Friday, March 30. It will be prayed daily there until its conclusion on Saturday, April 7.
A Divine Mercy Service will be held Sunday, April 8, at the church. It will begin with a rosary at 2:30 p.m. followed by a Divine Mercy Chaplet at 3 p.m. A Divine Mercy Mass will be celebrated after the chaplet.
To learn more about the Divine Mercy message, pick up the booklet “The Divine Mercy Message and Devotion” available at all Catholic bookstores or visit TheDivineMercy.org.

Dorothy Adams celebrating 100 years
Dorothy M. Adams, member of Christ the King in Wichita, is celebrating her 100th birthday on April 6.
Her two living children, Joe Adams and Sister Betty Adams, are hosting a reception from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 7, in Charity Hall at Christ the King.

Knights serve up big numbers at fish fries
A lot of numbers – and happy tummies – resulted from the three fish fries hosted by the St. Mark Knights of Columbus in Colwich during Lent.
The Knights served up 6,460 plates – one plate every 5 seconds.
They fried 2,145 pounds of catfish, 1,320 pounds of french fries, 620 pounds of hush puppies, and baked 790 pounds of cod. They also prepared 1,586 pounds of fruit, 388 pounds of macaroni noodles, 324 pounds of Velveeta, 685 pounds of potato soup, and 61 gallons of milk.
Ray Mies also prepared 900 pounds of coleslaw for the three events.

St. Margaret Mary Knights golf tournament April 21
The St. Margaret Mary Knights of Columbus Council 3677 will host its 10th annual golf tournament Saturday, April 21, at Pine Bay Golf Course in Wichita.
The event is a four-person scramble and will feature door and team prizes, silent auctions, raffles, and a barbecue. The cost is $340 per team.
To sign up or to sponsor holes, call Al Molina at 316-461-2199 or email japape@cox.net.
Proceeds from the event are used for Thanksgiving dinners for families in need, Gerard House and A Better Choice, and the church and school.