Knights of Columbus

 

Knights of ColumbusThe Knights of Columbus is a fraternal organization of Catholic men, 18 years and older, dedicated to the support of the clergy, local parishes and Catholic charitable needs. 

Our Allouez Council supports children and persons with learning disabilities, Pro-Life organizations, etc. The Allouez Council works closely with St. Pius X, St. Mary’s and Sacred Heart parishes in Rock Island, providing funds for various projects with council members being active participants in their parishes.

Among the many recent charitable efforts of our local Allouez Council are the purchase of the sound system for McCarthy Hall, raising over $40,000 for a new ultrasound machine for the Women's Choice Center, and supporting Jordan, Alleman and Fr. Freehill’s Catholic Outreach at Augustana.

For anyone interested in joining or just learning about who the Knights are and what they do, please contact Greg Schneider at 309-207-0577 or vaschneiders@earthlink.net, or Dave Yordy at 563-529-6582.

Visit our Website for more information about our meetings and activities. 


Into the Breach:  Men's Morning of Reflection

Saturday, May 11

8:30 a.m. - Noon 

The Knights of Columbus urge ALL Catholic men to attend Into the Breach, a men's morning of reflection with speaker Fr. John Thieryoung, a priest from St. Catherine in Aledo. 

This talk concerning the challenges Catholic men face daily is based on Bishop Thomas Olmstead's Apostolic Exhortation, Into the Breach.  Participants are expected to first read the Apostolic Exhortation, which may be downloaded here

There is no fee to attend, but please pre- register by May 6 to help us determine refreshments and space needed, since refreshments will, of course, be served!

Visit Into the Breach for more information about their organization and apostolic outreach. 


Coffee & Conversation

Please join us for the next Coffee & Conversation, which will be held Sunday, May 5th, in McCarthy Hall after the 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Masses.

Coffee, donuts, juice and milk will be served.

All are welcome!