Bishop R. Daniel Conlon will help Project Love honor the Knights of Columbus of the Joliet Diocese at their Seventh Annual Rise and Dine Breakfast at The Hilton Hotel, 3003 Corporate West Drive in Lisle, on April 19, at 11 a.m. Project Love, the charitable outreach of Illinois Citizens for Life, has provided 1,200 emergency financial grants to pregnant women and new mothers of infants over the past 19 years. Reservations for the breakfast are required. Admission is $35. There is also a raffle and silent auction. You can call ICL at 630-852-5448 or go to the website at www.icl-life.com to print out a form to mail to the office: 5021 Fairview Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515. Or email Eileen at firstname.lastname@example.org, 630-963-8039.
The highlight of the day will be the presenting of Caritas awards to Larry and Marge Theriault, state pro-life couple of the Knights of Columbus State Council, and John Zabinski, pro-life councilman for the Bishop Romeo Blanchette Assembly 3044 and pro-life director for the Naperville Council 1369. He will accept the award on behalf of the Knights of Columbus of the Joliet Diocese in recognition of their decades of dedication to the cause of LIFE. Any Knights in attendance will be asked to stand and be recognized as well. The support of the public for moms in need and their babies is greatly appreciated.