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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Upcoming Council Events

About Our Council

Council Business Meeting Schedule

1st Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM

Council Planning Meeting Schedule

4th Wednesday 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

Joseph M Vagnoni Family

Joe worked several Fish Frys this Lent as part of the cleanup crew. Joe is also an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion at the Pearl. Joe's wife, Margaret, is a lector and daughter Abby has participated in Knight's events such as the free throw cont...

Knight of the Month

Craig A Lacour

Craig has been a key part of the team working on the food pantry renovation project. He has donated time for sanding, staining, filling, and painting the woodwork to make it look bright and new.

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...