Council 13467 operates out of St. John the Apostle Catholic Church on Sandbridge rd.
Regularly Scheduled Council Meetings
Officer meetings as well as monthly council meetings are being conducted virtually until further notice. Please contact the GK if you are not receiving notifications on these virtual meetings. As noted previously, all meeting minutes are posted to this web site for review.
Meeting changesRecent meeting changes issued by Supreme are being adopted by our counciil. Some of the changes include elimination of the opening and closing odes, reading of the minutes and a more "less formal" conduction of meetings. All these are aimed at making the meetings shorter and more relavent to our members. Enjoy the changes.
- Admissions Committee meets the 1st Monday in the school library at 7:00 pm (unless prior arrangements are made).
- Council Officers meet the 1st Thursday of the month in the school library at 7:00 pm.
Council Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of the month in the school cafeteria at 7:30 pm. A rosary precedes at 7:00 pm.
You must be a member of the Knights of Columbus and be in "good standing" to attend these meetings. The Guards will verify your membership card prior to permitting your entry.
All attendees are reminded of the dress code for Council events. Formal attire (shirt, tie and coat) is appropriate for all degree ceremonies and state events. Council attire (council shirts and jerseys) are considered appropriate for business meetings. Social meetings are casual dress or council attire unless other specifically stated. Council attire is appropriate for officer meetings while all officers are to wear a coat and tie to all council meetings. If you are attending one of the degree ceremonies the appropriate attire is a coat and tie.
Everyone - please remember to wear your name tag to all events including Sunday mass.
- 40 Days for Life A continuing effort. We meet outside the Planned Parenthood each and EVERY MONDAY from 1 - 2 pm to pray for the unborn and offer support for families considering abortion. Please consider joining us for this very worthy cause.
- Knights Night Out are held on a random day of the month in an effort to facilitate families and their active schedules. A different dinner location is selected each month so check the website to see the current location. This meeting is open to all Brothers and their families, friends AND especially prospective future Knights.
- Social Meetings are normally held on the 4th Tuesday of the month in the school cafeteria at 7:30 pm. This meeting is open to all.
We can also be reached by standard postal deliveries using the address shown below. Feel free to mail us.
Council 13467 was presented its charter on February 24, 2004 at St. John the Apostle church. We began with a total of 81 members and a full cadre of officers. Please follow the link below to read about our formation and see photos of the charter presentation.
Who are the Knights?
The Knights of Columbus was founded in 1882 by a 29-year-old parish priest, Father Michael J. McGivney, in the basement of St. Mary's Church in New Haven, Connecticut. Today, more than a century later, the Knights of Columbus has become the largest lay organization in the Catholic Church.
The Order has been called "the strong right arm of the Church," and has been praised by popes, presidents and other world leaders, for support of the Church, programs of evangelization and Catholic education, civic involvement and aid to those in need. As recently as 1992, Mother Teresa of Calcutta praised the Knights in a speech on the occasion of her reception of the first Knights of Columbus Gaudium et Spes Award.
Thanks to the inspired work of Father McGivney—as well as that of millions of other Knights over the past century—the Knights of Columbus now stands at its pinnacle of membership, benefits and service. Currently, there are over 1.6 million Knights of Columbus—more than ever before in the Order's history. Together with their families, the Knights are nearly 6 million strong. In addition, from the first local council in New Haven, the Order has grown to more than 12,000 councils in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Panama, the Virgin Islands, Guatemala, Guam and Saipan. Each year, the Order continues this strong growth.
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