Knights of Columbus
Monsignor Edward Dolan – Council 8781
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We are an organization like no other.
1.8 million members worldwide, and growing. An organization that has raised over a billion dollars for countless charitable causes.
We are men of faith.
Guided not only by our belief in God and the Catholic Church, but by our belief in ourselves and in each other.
We are the Knights of Columbus.
An organization strengthened by the successes of our past, and driven by our goals for the future. Dedicated to five key areas of service: faith, community, family, youth, and fellowship.
Dedicated to making a difference. Since its founding in 1882 the Knights of Columbus has become the world's largest Catholic, family, fraternal organization dedicated to serving the church and community.
If you are a Catholic man 18 years or older and you wish to become closer to you family, or if you wish to strengthen your faith, or just want to give back to your community, we have something for you in the Knights of Columbus. Join Today.
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Here are just some activities performed by your parish Knights of Columbus Council:
- Rosary recitation prior to all Saturday evening Masses
- Mother's Day (roses) and Father's Day (prayer cards)
- Lenten Fish Fries following Friday Stations of the Cross
- St. John Neumann School Teachers' Luncheons
- Mental Retardation Awareness and Financial Aid
- Deliver food, clothing, appliances to the needy in Southern Appalachia
- Widow / Widower assistance (repairs/maintenance)
- Corporate Communions celebrated quarterly
- Monthly Newsletter
- Spouse Appreciation Night Social
- Masses for deceased members and spouses of the Council
- Members in distress, financial and spiritual support for those suffering a crisis in their life
- Group Outings
- Monthly Breakfasts
- Name "Family of the Month/Year"
- New Member Annuity Program
- Life, long term care, Annuity policies offered exclusively to members and their families by local K of C Insurance agent
- Spiritual and financial support at the local, state, and national level
- Crosses for Life set up at area churches
- Financial and prayerful support for diocesan seminarians and religious information
- Annual Clergy and Religious Appreciation Night Dinner
It takes many hands for the Knights of Columbus to be a success.
- Altar Servers' Appreciation Party
- Free throw contest and soccer challenge
- High School Senior Awards
- Annual Easter Egg Hunt
- Assistance at Confirmation Retreat
Make yours two of them.
The Knights of Columbus
In Service to One. In Service to All.
Grand Knight: Don Schreyer
Deputy Grand Knight: Tony Angelelli
Chaplain: Rev. Michael Maples
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We are still collecting aluminum cans. Please place them in one of the two large containers outside the church office.