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

2023-2024 - The Newman Centers are Catholic residence and ministry centers at non-Catholic universities throughout the world.  The centers provide pastoral services and ministries to their Catholic Communities, in particular to the Roman Catholic student population within the universities.  Please click HERE to donate to this worthy cause.




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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

Fred Schoenfeld Family

Fred and Marcia Schoenfeld have made significant financial contributions to the coat drive the past two years. Fred has not been active recently due to health issues, but Marcia is still active with the Bellarmine Ladies and is also a trustee.

Knight of the Month

Father Dean Smith

Father Dean Smith is a Fourth Degree Knight. Father Smith has been a great asset to the parish the past four years. His weekday homilies poke fun at the lectionary compilers and provide good insight into the relationship of the readings for the week. B...

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...