DD Compass – September 2017

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Issue: #3
Volume: #2018
Author: John Nussbaum
State Deputy

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  • Promote the Building the Domestic Church Initiative with your Councils.

  • Have you checked out the new Council Recognition Manual? Have your Councils seen it? It is posted on the NC State website.

  • You need to complete a Matrix form for each of your Councils in September using the newly revised Matrix form. Do not use Matrix forms from prior years.

  • Encourage your Councils to submit Program reports on their best program in each program area using the current form on our state website.

  • Announce Celebrations that are scheduled for the next six months in your area. Our state goal is:

  • At least one Admission Celebration per
    month in your District.

  • At least one Formation Celebration in your
    Region per month.

  • At least one Knighthood Celebration in your Diocese per month.

  • Have you submitted your District Deputy Ceremonial Form 2408 – Due as soon as you visit each of your Councils.

  • Work with your Councils to set a date for a Church Membership Drive. Help them establish a plan to make it successful.

  • If you have a traveling gavel in your District, is it moving between your Councils? Are you reporting it’s progress?

  • What are your Councils planning for their LAMB program?


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August

  • Bishop Luis Rafael Zarama will be installed Bishop of the Raleigh Diocese – Aug 29

  • Council Audit Form – Form 1295 – Past Due

  • Round Table Form – Form 2629 - Due


September

  • Admission Celebration – Check the State website

  • Formation Celebration – Check the State website

  • Labor Day – Sept 4

  • Eucharistic Congress – Charlotte – Sept 8-9

  • State Golf Tournament – Registration Due - Sept 9

  • State Bocce Tournament registration due. – Sept 10

  • Family of the Month – Sept 15

  • Oblates Golf Tournament – High Point - Sept 16

  • Bocce Tournament – Winston-Salem – Sept 23

  • 1st Half of Program year ends – Program write-ups are due – Sept 30

  • Matrix Form is due – Sept 30


October

  • Admission Celebration – Check the State website

  • Formation Celebration – Check the State website

  • Life Chains – Oct 1

  • Church Membership Drive - Oct 7-8

  • State Golf Tournament – Clemmons – Oct 7-8

  • Columbus Day – Oct 9

  • Knighthood (3rd) Celebration – 16442 Sapphire – Oct 14

  • Church Membership Drive - Oct 14-15

  • Family of the Month – Oct 15

  • Knighthood (3rd) Celebration - 12537 Southport – Oct 21

  • Knighthood (3rd) Celebration - 9570 Lenoir – Oct 28

  • Halloween – Oct 31


November

  • Admission Celebration – Check the State website

  • Formation Celebration – Check the State website

  • All Saints Day – Nov 1

  • Knighthood (3rd) Celebration – 7450 Concord – Nov 11

  • NC State Soccer Challenge - Chapel Hill – Nov 18

  • Thanksgiving –Nov 23