Welcome to The Crossed Keys!
The Crossed Keys is a Roman Catholic Christian Co-ed Social Service Organization striving to emulate the activities of the early Apostles and our many Saints as they struggled to fully experience The Holy Spirit and realize the concepts put forth by Jesus.
This site represents a place where those in need can come for the assistance they seek. Anytime they need it.
Through The Crossed Keys, active teenagers and young adults, etc. can learn new skills and productively contribute their time and service in support of our programs.
For those of you looking to encourage our efforts, you can review our existing projects and help us with your donations specific to those projects. Or you can contribute generally to our efforts here as well.
Click here to order your Pro Life T-shirt.
8.24.2013 - Respect Life Leadership
As Respect Life Ministry leader for St Catherine's Catholic Church in Kennesaw. Bill attended The Archdiocese of Atlanta's Respect Life leadership Meeting.
7.7.2012 - Pro Life T-shirt
We now have our Pro Life T-shirt in a new shopping cart where we can offer affiliates a part of the sale. Contact us to discuss further.
4.5-7.12 & 3.21.12 - Retreats
Bill went to a 3-day and a 1-day retreat at Ignatius House, an Atlanta Jesuit Retreat Center, where he got specific inspiration for the 'Code of Conduct' and more for The Crossed Keys.
3.20.2012 - Initial Inspiration
During Spirit filled Lenten activities and while at St Catherine's, Bill envisioned an innovative type of Social Service Organization.
- 8.24.2013 - Respect Life Leadership
In addition, to provide mentoring and character development for qualified older teenagers and young adults, etc. looking to be part of "The Candoits" team of action oriented volunteers as they prepare for adult service organizations, a college or a university, a job or career, a vocation or even adult family life.
Affectionately refered to as 'The Candoits', those qualified volunteers will go that extra mile to see that our efforts exceede even your most demanding expectations. And we will always think of our activities as reaching out directly from our hearts to yours.
'The Candoits' Code of Conduct:
How To Help Sponsor Us
Sponsorship Suggestions Sum 1 Basic Contributor - Membership Fee $10 2 Contributor II $50 3 Contributor III $100 4 Major Contributor $500 5 Bronze Sponsor $1,000 6 Silver Sponsor Contact Us 7 Gold Sponsor Contact Us 8 Diamond Sponsor Contact Us 9 Platinum Sponsor Contact Us 10 Double Platinum Sponsor Contact Us
How to Donate
Simply click the 'Donate' button on the left and enter your donation amount at check out. We thank you very much for your donation. At this point your donation is not tax deductable. We have what is called a 'biased position' politically (Vote Pro Life) and currently, we do not yet qualify for tax exempt status.Read More
A Flexible Volunteer Opportunity for You...
Come join us for some exciting service work and you might even enjoy some of our learning exercises as well.
In today's topsy turvy social environment won't it be great to get together with like-minded folks eager to learn to do a better job at focusing their energy to accomplish something meaningful while maintaining strict standards? Sort of like the Greek Spartans, Roman Legions or the Early North American Jesuit Martyrs used to do.The list on the right is only a sample of what we have to offer. As we do more for others, more opportunities will come our way and that list will continue to expand. And if you're in another group, that's ok. Continue there and you can still work with us.
In reality, you will grow from being with us. But we don't want to overemphasize that as you might think it won't be that much fun. Trust us, it most certainly will.
Activities & Classes
- Working on Church Projects
- Innovative Bible Study
- Effective Decision Making
- Help the Weak & Defenseless
- Social Ballroom Dancing
- Review Neighboring Cultures
- DJ at Special Functions
- Social Service Work
- Line Dance Classes
- Organizational Skills
- Saint Biography Studies
- Classical Languages
- Gun Safety
- Basic Self Defense
Kennesaw's Spiritual Adventure!
___________________________The Crossed Keys
PO Box 623
Kennesaw, GA 30156
cell phone: 770-374-9292
Thank you for your interest in The Crossed Keys
It takes quite a bit to keep the older teenagers, young adults and others involved and interested and we try to use funds generated from our other activities to keep things running smoothly.
Occasionally we identify a unique opportunity for them and it will take additional funds to pursue those kinds of projects. Once you have had a chance to work with us, you will see the value of that kind of an investment. Until then, you will have to use your best judgement to decide to help us out.
In addition to outside service activities, we plan some educational experiences as well. From Innovative Bible Study to Effective Decision Making, Social Ballroom Dancing, Exercise and Fitness and even the Art of Successful DJ work, we will be keeping them busy and active.
If not Studying, Practicing Sports, Doing Chores or Working a Full or Part-time Job, what else?
It is so easy today to get into a rut of wasting valuable time watching TV, palying games on your computer or mobile device or just hanging out possibly getting yourself into trouble. Not to mention the risk and temptations of drugs and alcohol. We're not suggesting that's you, but being realistic and honest, we understand the pressures you face every day.
So, get a grip! We have found some pretty interesting ways to help you realize Jesus's Enduring Love for you as He has created you to be. Come join us to experience that Love and establish a foundation that will remain with you for the rest of your life. During your upcoming periods of change and likely problems, we want you to realize that He will always be there for you.
So even if checking us out for only a class intro or party or something, give Jesus a chance to come into your life. Then once you start to realize He's there, reach out to us. Then we can help you nurture that Love by helping someone in need through one of the many service oriented groups within your local church or community. You will be forever happy and rewarded that you did.
May God Bless you and keep you safe in your life journey, The Crossed Keys.
We are Pro Life. And we actively protect The Elderly, those Disabled and our Youth to see that they are never abused Physically or Emotionally. Also, we oppose 'Group Assault' against an Individual and Discrimination against Any Individual or Group of People.
A number of you are under 18 and you cannot vote yet. However, our t-shirt may provide you with a way to impact voters and exert your influence nonetheless. The front of our shirt reads: Line1 - "VOTE PRO LIFE" Line2 - "NOT PRO CHOICE".
On The Back! Because we strongly believe all the things in the heading above, if anyone really responds to the back of our shirt, they will not likely be guilty of any violations. It reads: Line1 - "Embrace Jesus" Line2 - "Give Life A Chance".
The all cotton t-shirts are only $10 each. (Please click here for t-shirt mock up pdf) You can even print it and then use it as a double sided sign. Of course, if you do, please make sure to give credit to www.crossedkeys.info.
Click here to order your Pro Life T-shirt.
We always need to keep a watchful eye on those at risk, The Crossed Keys.
Our Inspirations are certainly varied.
In addition to reading the Bible and daily devotionals, we find inspiration from the people in the Catholic and Christian communities as well.
Spiritual reflections come from The Magnificat, The Eucharist at Catholic Mass, 40 Days for Life, St Catherine's Lenten Mission, The New American Bible, The Knights of Columbus Council #9923 and Affiliated Groups (Columbian Squires, Columbiettes and Squirettes of Mary, Our Lady of Grace), The People at "The Fish" - 104.7 FM Radio & WinShape Foundation's Celebrate Freedom Atlanta 2012, Other Atlanta Area Catholics and Christians, Marietta Workmatters and through Ignatian Spiritually.
(Please click here for Additional Resources for Ignatian Spirituality). In fact, it was the inspiration received during an Atlanta's Igantius House Retreat directed by Fr Al Louapre, SJ that provided the basis for this ministry and this web site.
We always keep our eyes open to find God in many people, places and things, The Crossed Keys.
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So named in honor of the 15th Infanty Regiment of the US Army. In expression of its long and successful service in China and as representative of its confident attitude toward all tasks the regiment adopted as its motto, the Chinese pigdin English expression "Can Do."
And, while the Jesuits are referred to as 'God's Marines', as Candoits, we will be more than happy, yet humbled, to be thought of as part of 'God's Army'; dedicated to allegiance under his holiness our Pope with the spiritual guidance of The Holy Spirit.
There is not much of a challenge that we can't handle, but if there ever is, we know where to turn, The Crossed Keys.
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