Father Andrew Sebesta Council #13981

About Our Council

Meeting Schedule & Location

Council Social Meeting Schedule

3rd Thursday of the month at 6:00PM

Council Business Meeting Schedule

3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00PM

Council Officers & Directors Meeting Schedule

1st Thursday of the month at 6:00PM

Meetings Location

Sacred Heart Parish
2021 W. Pikes Peak Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80904 US

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Mailing Address

Sacred Heart Parish Center
2021 W. Pikes Peak Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80904 US

In Support Of:

Tri-Community Catholic Parish of Colorado Springs
2021 W. Pikes Peak Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80909 US
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About our Council

The Father Andrew Sebesta Council was chartered February 23, 2006.  Council 13981 works closely with the Tri-Community Parish which is comprised of Sacred Heart Church, Holy Rosary Chapel of Cascade, and Our Lady of Perpetual Help of Manitou Springs providing funds for various projects, with members being active participants in their parishes.

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How to Contact the Council

Father Andrew Sebesta Council is located at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, on 2021 W. Pikes Peak Ave..  The Grand Knight for 2018-2019 is Rich Mantz. You can contact the Knights by phone at 719-633-8711 or by email at mantzr@comcast.net

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Council Meetings

Council meetings are at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Parish Center on the 3rd Thursday of the month.  Social hour is from 6pm to 7pm and the business meeting is from 7pm to 8pm.

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Who Are the Knights?

The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with nearly 2 million members with 14,000 councils worldwide. It provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families and young people. 

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Membership Benefits

As a member of the Knights of Columbus you and your family enjoy many benefits, including 12 free issues annually of Columbia magazine, the world's largest Catholic family magazine, eligibility to join the Knights of Columbus top-ranked life insurance program, and many more family and personal benefits. 
The primary principle of the Knights of Columbus is Charity. Knights of our council  work hard to provide help to our churches their members and the community.  The joy of working together is felt in our pancake breakfasts  and other  fundraising  events like our annual parking lot project. Through fun projects like dances, we work with and support mentally disabled and work with the parish on picnics and other projects.  
The fellowship and shared Catholic beliefs in our council, add  joy to our members  lives, and the work involved in doing charitable projects provides a daily understanding of why we were put on this earth.

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How to Join

Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to practicing Catholic men in union with the Holy See, who are at least 18 years old. A practicing Catholic is one who lives up to the Commandments of God and the precepts of the Church. Application blanks are available from any member of the Knights of Columbus. 
Anyone interested in becoming a new member of the Knights of Columbus should contact Stephen Mantz, Deputy Grand Knight (310-9497).

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4th Degree

Any Third Degree member in good standing is eligible for membership in the Fourth Degree. The primary purpose of the Fourth Degree is to foster the spirit of patriotism by promoting responsible citizenship and a love of and loyalty to the Knights' respective countries through active membership in local Fourth Degree groups (called "assemblies"). Certain members of the Fourth Degree serve as honor guards at civic and religious functions, an activity that has brought worldwide recognition to the Knights of Columbus.

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