Cardinal Bellarmine Council #4849

Council Charter, How it all Began in 1960.

Old KofC Hall Emblem

April 2023: L-R, Jerry Knudtson, Bill Dugan, Ray Froehlich, Dean Myles,and John Aguilar. Not pictured Jim Griffin and Ty Simmons. Marty Wolding took the photo.

Marmion and Rosary students March for Life 2023 Springfield IL.

2022 ID Drive Charity check presentations: AID – Lore Baker, Fox Valley Special Rec Alex Engelhardt, Special Olympics - Amanda Nelson, Gigi’s Playhouse - DeLizza Russell, Little Friends – Amanda Nelson, Giant Steps Canopy – Terry Williams

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Council Announcements


WELCOME to our Knights of Columbus Council 4849 Seventh Annual Mark Bancroft Memorial Run/Walk for Charity September 30, 2023.  It’s Hybrid again (live and virtual).
REGISTER HERE to run/walk and see the race details.
DONATE HERE to sponsor a team.  CLICK HERE to print the race flyer.  CLICK HERE to print the sponsorship form.  Contact Tim St.Clair at 630-301-1173 (, or Rick Marsh at 708-466-2593 ( for additional info.


Please join our free virtual webinar featuring Anthony Minopoli. Learn more about insurance, investment and charitable solutions that align with your Catholic values.  Register to reserve your spot, Tuesday October 24, 2023 at 7pm CT.  Click HERE for the flyer and sign up via the registration link.





  FREE online membership using the promo code JSPADA.  Every man (18 years or older) who joins online at will pay $0 first-year dues.  Enter our council number, 4849.






    CLICK HERE for Field Agent Joe Spada's contact information.  CLICK HERE TO SEE THE INSURANCE BENEFITS that the Knights can offer to you and your families.




Click HERE for a 3-minute video where Bishop Malloy indicates that he is a member of the Knights of Columbus and outlines what it means to be a Knight of Columbus, and asks all Catholic men to prayerfully consider joining the Knights of Columbus.


Upcoming Council Events

About Our Council

Council Business Meeting Schedule

1st Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM

Council Planning Meeting Schedule

4th Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM

Meetings Location

120 S. Lancaster Ave (Meeting)
180 S. Russell Ave (Mailing)
Aurora, il 60506 US

Council Officers

Current Newsletter

Family of the Month

Walter C Jones Family

Chuck and Candy have been regulars at weekly adoration for many years. Candy is a member of the choir and Chuck used to be a member until he had health issues. Chuck is a long-time member of the men's Saturday morning prayer group and was leader of the ...

Knight of the Month

James Power

Jim has been coordinating our pro-life programs in lieu of a LIFE Director. He recently did all the legwork for the council’s Silver Rose program, which was held on the Feast of the Assumption, by obtaining the Rose, securing one of our Deacons to prese...

Family of the Year

Darrel J Bancroft Family

Darrel currently serves as Warden for our council. In 2022 he was involved in many events including Lenten Fish Fry, 5K Race, pancake breakfasts, ID drive, and degree events. His wife, Julie, is very active with the Bellarmine Ladies. His son, Peter, i...

Knight of the Year

Joseph D Didier

Joe has participated in many events in 2022 including Lenten Fish Fry, ID Drive, Free Throw Contest, Mother's Day Flower distribution, Coat Drive, and Father's Day distribution of St. Joseph cards. Joe is reliable resource and handles many short notice a...