State Council Announcements

The Missouri State Council

Knights of Columbus Welcomes You!

We are Knights of JOY - Jesus Only You!

State Deputy Mike Grudzinski

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Join the Knights for free until 2021 year end.  Click HERE and use the code McGivney 2020. Every Catholic man over the age of 18 should be a Knight!

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2021 Developmental Disabilities (Tootsie Roll) Drive...

Apron Order Deadline - WED 15 SEP 2021 - Order Form

The work of Christ in this world. This is one of hundreds of examples of results and gratitude from parents for the KofC Developmental Center at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. Its outcomes like this that make the KofC in general and the Missouri Jurisdiction in particular as great as they are. Bl. Fr. McGivney is beaming with pride.

Show this in your Councils in the runup to the Tootsie Roll Drive. This is powerful messaging. We have a lot to be proud of in Missouri!

 2021 KofC Thank You Video - YouTube

DD Drive Useful Links:

DD Drive Radio Spot MP3 File

2021 Poster Photo

 

Peter Nicastro, State Community Director - communitydirector@mokofc.org 

314-922-0528

   Roland Cretel, Developmental Disabilities West Chairman - dddwest@mokofc.org

   816-210-5995

   Victor Bender, Developmental Disabilities East Chairman - dddeast@mokofc.org

   573-358-5307

 

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2021 Roses for Life...

Roses Order Deadline - WED 15 SEP 2021 - Order Form

Form and Payment to District Deputies

Make checks payable to Missouri State Knights of Columbus

Looking for another way to help eradicate Abortion helping to make it both illegal and more importantly, unthinkable? Engage your council in the Roses for Life program. Distribute roses next JAN 8-9 2022 (recommended date, work with your pastors) at all the masses, the congregation completes the small form attached thereto, knights collect the forms at the doors congregation keeps the roses. The forms are then to be hand delivered or mailed to your respective federal or state (council's discretion) representatives. Many councils hand deliver them while in Washington as part of their March For Life participation every January.

 

Mike West, State Roses for Life Chairman - roses@mokofc.org 

573-220-6773

 

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  2021 Silver Rose Run...

The Our Lady of Guadalupe Silver Rose has been a KofC tradition for 61 years. In 1960, groups of Columbian Squires in Mexico, Canada and the US decided to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe by carrying a rose across North America from Canada to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Monterrey, Mexico. In 2001 Supreme Knight Carl Anderson, at the 119th Supreme Council Meeting addressed the effort in culture of life terms, referring to the Our Lady of Guadalupe - One Life, One Rose Program. He urged that it be expanded to every North American jurisdiction.

Every stop along the route of the Silver Rose Pilgrimage is an occasion for prayer and spiritual renewal centered on the rosary. English, French and Spanish booklets containing recommended prayers, scripture readings and a litany accompany the Silver Rose. The Silver Rose route for Missouri enters in September and leaves in October.

The complete list of all Missouri destinations for the Silver Rose in 2021 are contained HERE for your use in planning and promoting your Council, Assembly and Chapter's participation in the run this year.

 

Lou Raineri, Silver Rose/Marian Devotion Chairman - silverrose@mokofc.org 

573-259-8920

 

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2021 Pilgrimages...

The Faith committee is ever vigilant for pilgrimage opportunities. These are spiritual enrichment events that will enliven your faith. Please check back here often for ongoing updates 

Mary Mother of the Church - 03 OCT, 10a - Laurie, MO - Rick Purdon, rns7691@aol.com: 573-372-6418 - Flyer

 

Ed Columbus, Religious Appreciation & Pilgrimages Chairman - pilgrimage@mokofc.org 

816-810-2446

 

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2021 Athletic Activities...

These events are guaranteed to to put a smile on your face as we come together for fraternal sport & fellowship. >> 2021/22 Athletics Flyer <<
Teddy Bear Drive 2021 Order Now Thru 22 OCT - Info Form - Registration Form: Bob Hall: 573-380-7328

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Cornhole Tourn - St Rose of Lima #1185 - 11 thru 13 FEB 2022 - DeSoto - Darren Politte: 314-973-2583


Ennis Hinkebein II, State Athletics Chairman - athletics@mokofc.org 

H: 573-243-3367
M: 573-450-4719

 

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2021 Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) 'Drive It Home' Raffle...

Enter the Special Olympics Missouri Drive It Home Raffle for a chance to win a 2022 Acura MDS. But wait, there's more - If you enter early, you'll automatically be included in the Early Bird Drawing for a chance to win a 2021 Ford Bronco Sport or $25,000! This is SOMO's preeminent annual fundraiser, sponsored by the Missouri Automobile Dealers Association. Entering early matters - Don't miss out. Drive it Home Raffle Website

 

John Clarke, Special Olympics Chairmansomo@mokofc.org  

417-880-4292

 

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Education Grants - Application Deadline 01 MAR 2022

2021 Msgr Mancuso Catholic Education Grant - Program Information

2021 Mancuso Grant Application - Online Form

 

Fr Joseph Weber, Education Grant Chairman - catholicedgrants@mokofc.org 
314-434-1312

 

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2022 In Person 4th Degree Exemplification...

As it happens, there has been appointed a new Vice-Supreme Master for the 4th Degree who favors the in-person live exemplifications. It was thought that the 2021 in-person exemplification just completed on 11 SEP would be our last; not so. Mark your calendars for at least one known in-person ceremony for 2022:

  • 05 MAR 2022 In Person Exemplification – STL Airport Hilton

Check back here often for more details on 4th Degree exemplifications...

Robert Hawkins, IPSD, 4th Degree Master - 4degree@mokofc.org 

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Links of Interest...

Star Council Tracker

SEP 2021 Newsletter

JUN 2021 Mariner

AUG 2021 Newsletter

JUL 2021 Newsletter

APR 2021 Mariner

Missouri Catholic Conference

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