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Knights of Columbus 

The St. Rose of Lima Knights of Columbus meet regularly on the 1st Sunday of each month at 7:30 PM in Mitchell Hall. 

Who are the Knights?
The Knights of Columbus were founded by Father Michael J. McGivney, Curate at St. Mary's parish in New Haven, Conn. and were chartered in 1882.

As the priest explained to a small group of men at a meeting in the basement of St. Mary's Church in 1881, his purpose in calling them together was manifold: to help Catholic men remain steadfast in their faith through mutual encouragement; to promote closer ties of fraternity among them and to set up an elementary system of insurance
so that the widows and children of members in the group who might die would not find themselves in dire financial straits.

What the Order stands for today.

By their deeds shall you know them. The Knights of Columbus is very much a grass roots organization. The international body does not dictate the charitable programs and activities of local councils, rather, local councils develop the programs they believe will best serve the needs of their communities. Those needs are met in six core areas: Church, Community, Council, Family, Youth and Pro Life.

Who can be a member?

Membership is open to any practical Catholic man who is not less than eighteen years of age on his last birthday. A practical catholic is one who lives up to the commandments of God and the precept of the Church. 
Contact Information
Mr. Leo Stacey at 860-0453

Officers
Grand Knight. John A MacDonald
DGK Donald LeBlanc
FIN SEC Gerard Doyle
CHAN. Rick Karst
REC. Ron Hutchins
TREAS. Mark Marshall
ADVOCATE. Lester Mansfield
WARD. Don Smith
IG Ray Geddes
OG Bill McQuillan
T1 Gary Curtis
T2 Albert Gibson
T3 Mark Carew


Activities that the Knights are involved with at St. Rose of Lima: 
- Support Community Activities 
- Christ in Christmas
- Christmas Tree Sales
- Pie Sales at Christmas
- Basketball Free Throw
- State Sweepstake Tickets
- Meals for Hope Cottage
- State Scholarships 
- Council Bursaries
- Parish Outdoor Mass and Barbeque
- Support Foster Child For Chalice
- Church,Council, and Community Activities
- Living Rosary
- Stations of the Cross (during Lent)
- Hope Cottage (hot Meals)

     
 

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