Knights of Columbus Council 644
Founded by the Venerable, Fr. Michael McGivney, the Knights of Columbus is a fraternal benefit society, whose founding principle are charity, unity, and fraternity. The Knights render financial aid to members and their families, mutual aid and assistance are offered to sick, disabled and needy members and their families. Currently, there are 1.9 million Knights worldwide whose principle work involves helping others in need. K of C Council 644 is involved in 5 Service programs that include, Church, Community, Council, Family, Pro-Life, and Youth Activities.
In addition to the $30.00 annual dues paid by members, Knights of Columbus Co. 644 hold many fundraisers: Pancake Breakfast, Chili-Cook Off, and Spaghetti Exhibition. Proceeds from our fundraisers help to fund a variety of projects at the Basilica of St. John and in the community. K of C Council 644 has been actively involved supporting many projects and events as listed below.
Charitable Projects and Events
- Mother Kathleen and Sister Claire's Ramp/Deck/Sliding Door
- Basilica of St. John Lenten Fish Fries
- Coats for Kids
- Basilica of St. John's Parish Picnic
- Knights of Columbus Free Throw Shooting Championship
- St. Thomas More Center Revitalization
- Brother Davis's wheel Chair Ramp
Saint Teresa of Calcutta famously stated, "Holiness is not the luxury of the few. It is a simple duty for you and for me"
- Knights of Columbus Supreme Council 1988.
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