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.

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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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

Thomas A Boes Family

Tom is an Honorary member of the Knights. He recently worked at the Lenten Fish Fry and the pancake breakfast in November. Tom and his sons, Christopher and Nicholas are regular volunteers at the HA food pantry. Chris and Nic are active in Cursillo and...

Knight of the Month

Joseph D Didier

Joe has been active in many Knight events in the past several months. He recently organized and led the Mother's Day flower distribution. Joe also worked at the Lenten Fish Fry and supports Marty Wolding with the annual free throw contest. Joe has led ...

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...