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Novena for Life - January 17 to 25, 2022

2022 Novena for Life

2022 Novena for Life -- January 17 to 25
Click on the attached file for a copy

Join us online at 6:30PM each evening as we pray as a group.  If you want to be added to the virtual meeting list send an email to PGK Schultz at   or you can say the prayer at home on your own

If you join us online you will be getting an electronic invite from DialPad to connect to the Prayer Group

We shall close out the Novena on the 9th night at our Culture of Life Dinner

Council 531 Calendar of Events - January to June 2022

January to June 2022 Calendar of events

Click on the attached firl for the list of events in the life of Madison Council 531 from January to June 2022.  This includes meatings, social events along with local, District, Diocesan and State Council activities

COVID-19 Letter from PSD SK Jack Wrbanich

LINK to SD Wrbanich's Letter

Please - Read this letter from our Past State Deputy SK Jack Wrbanich about what you can do personally and what we can do as Brother Knights during these difficult times.  This was sent to the Madison Council 531 email list on 3-20-2020

2021 - 2022 newly elected Madison Council 531 Officers

These Knights have been elected for 2021 - 2022 Council 531 Officer positions

Chaplain - Fr Rich Litzau O.P. * 

Grand Knight - SK Alex Tomovici
Deputy Grand Knight - SK Dana Maas
Chancellor - (PGK) SK Michael Schultz
Warden - (PGK) SK David Schwoegler
Advocate - (PGK) SK Mike Staude
Financial Secretary - (PGK) SK David Bormett *
Recorder - SK Peter Rudd
Treasurer - (PGK) SK Carl Endres
Lecturer - (PGK) SK Bill Cross*
Inside Guard - SK Cory Gavin
Outside Guard - Gene Yellen-Shiring
1r Trustee - (PGK) SK Glenn Gardner
2yr Trustee - (PGK) SK James Schneider
3yr Trustee - (PGK) SK Larry Kleinheinz
* - Designates this is an appointed position

Voting was held at June 2021 meeting



Meet our Chaplain - Fr Rich Litzau O.P,

Meet our current Council 531 Chaplain:
We would like to introduce you to Fr Richard "Rich" Litzau O.P., our Madison Council 531 Chaplain. 
Fr Rich serves the Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish in Madison.  

Fr Rich officially became our Chaplain on January 12, 2021
We are grateful for his presence, his spiritual guidance and his commitment to our Council.
Fr Rich brings with him a wealth of "life experience" and a wonderful perspective on life and faith.

Madison Council 531 -- 2017-2018 Year in Review

Council 531 - 17-18 Fraternal Year in Review

Click on the link shown and scroll down through the slide show.  These are some of  the activities and awards that Council 531 participated in and recived the last fraternal year


Special thanks to Council Historian SK Larry Kleinheinz for his efforts

Immediate Past Chaplain, Fr Andy McAlpin O.P.

LINK Biography - Fr Andy McAlpin O.P.

Thanks Fr Andy

Fr Andrew "Andy" McAlpin O.P, Pastor of Blessed Sacrament Parish in Madison, WI shall continue his priestly duties at BSP but retired as our Chaplain in January of 2021


We would like to thank Fr Andy for his years as our Council spiritual advisor.  We hope to see Fr Andy at Council activities in the future

Clink on the linked document for a copy of Fr Andy's bio

50/50 Youth Raffles out at Madison International Speedway

Seven Different Drivers Win Features at Madison | Madison International  Speedway  50/50 Youth Raffles out at MIS for 2022

As we get information about the 2022  Race Season we will post it here, put information in the Council 531 Newsletter and ask members for Volunteer Time
If interested in helping out in 2022 - Contact
PGK John McKinley - 608-845-6082
PGK Michael Schultz -  608-575-1215  or  maisl@hotmail,com  

By-Laws for Columbus Club Association of Madison (CCAM)

By-Laws for CCAM

Updated By-Laws approved February 14, 2017

2021 - 2022 CCAM Officers
PGK SK Michael Schultz - CCAM President
PGK SK Mike Staude - Vice President
PGK SK Jim Schneider - Secretary
PGK SK Paul Stein - Treasurer