Cardinal Bellarmine Council #4849

Council Charter, How it all Began in 1960.

Old KofC Hall Emblem

July 2021: L-R, Scott Tellman, Marty Wolding, Ray Froehlich, Nestor Garcia, Elijah Garcia, John Aguilar, and Jerry Knudtson. Dean Myles took the photo.

2021 ID Drive Check presentation, L-R Bill Dugan, Terry Williams (Giant Steps Canopy), Paul Fleming, Lore Baker (AID), Jason Altenbern (Little Friends), Alex Engelhardt (FVSR). Not shown Katie Vaughan (Gigi's Playhouse) and Katelin Zandi (Special Olympics).

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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 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

Matthew D Guthrie Family

Matt is our District Deputy and faithful purser for Assembly #188 (4th degree). Tiffany has a leadership role in Cursillo, participates in Bellarmine Ladies, and is a lector. Their son Logan is in the Air Force and daughter Brie is an altar server. The...

Knight of the Month

Tom Wright

Tom currently serves as Family Program Director. In the past Tom has held many council positions including GK. Tom is active each year in our major events such as Lenten Fish Fry and ID Drive.

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...