Knights of Columbus

 

The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest lay Catholic family service organization.  It was founded by a Catholic priest, Fr. Michael J. McGivney, in New Haven, Connecticut in the spring of 1882. A small group of men, led by Fr. McGivney, a curate of St. Mary's parish, established the Knights of Columbus in the church basement. Fr. McGivney conceived the idea of an organization of Catholic men who would band together to be a strong pillar of support for their priests and bishops, to strengthen families and family life, to be of service to Church and community by coming to the aid of those in most need.  They called themselves Knights of Columbus - Knights to emphasize chivalry's ideals of charity and support for the Church and state, and Columbus as a reminder that Catholics had been the backbone and bulwark of America's growth and greatness.

Some of its members are active in the Church Ministries as Lectors, Eucharistic Ministers, Ushers, and Choir Members. It provide reliable support to parish functions such as fundraising events and parish celebrations.

The Knights of Columbus meet every Thursday at 7pm in the Parish Hall.
 

For more information or if you wish to avail yourself of its membership please contact:

Grand Knight Roger Noriega