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.

2023 ID Drive checks, Giant Steps Terry Williams

2023 ID Drive checks, Little Friends Jason Altenbern

2023 ID Drive checks, Gigi's Playhouse Patty Smith

2023 Keep Christ in Christmas poster contest winner Eliza Hacias

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Council Announcements



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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

Mark and Claire Kearby Family

Mark and Claire are regulars at weekly adoration (different churches) and both volunteer at the HA food pantry. Claire recently (December) spearheaded an effort to coordinate the annual St. Anne's cookie and craft fair to accommodate the funeral luncheon...

Knight of the Month

Mr. Timothy J St Clair

Tim has supported the council in several areas. Tim had a leadership role in the 2023 Mark Bancroft 5K race in the race organization and sourcing of sponsors. Tim worked the pancake breakfast in November and has been part of the kitchen crew for this ye...

Family of the Year

Deacon Tom Hawksworth Family

Deacon Tom and his wife Pauline were active in many parish activities in 2023. Deacon Tom leads the men's Saturday morning prayer group, is a supporter of Cursillo events, and is busy with nursing home visits at Pearl, Plum Landing, and Bickford. Tom is...

Knight of the Year

Mr. James L Griffin

Jim was active in many council events in 2023. In the pro-life area Jim attended the March for Life in Springfield in March and assumed the Life Director role for the council. Jim had a leadership role in the Into the Breach program, was chairman for th...