Owatonna Council #945

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Owatonna Knights of Columbus Council 945 is sponsoring a pilgrimage to the 2nd Annual Marian Conference at the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in Champion, WI on May 19-21.  We will leave Friday Morning at 8:00 AM to arrive at the Shrine in time for the opening. We will stay at the Green Bay Comfort Suites Friday and Saturday night. We will drive back on Sunday morning.

  • The event web site is: https://championshrine.org/marian-conference/
  • The KC Council will cover the cost of the bus.
  • Pilgrims are asked to contact the Shrine web site to register for the Marian Conference and make payment. The cost is $120/person and includes a special Friday Night Banquet at the Green Bay Comfort Suites and Saturday lunch at the Shrine. Go to the above web site and select “Register” to enter your information and register for the conference.
  • Pilgrims are asked to contact the Green Bay Comfort Suites, 1951 Bond St., Green Bay, WI 54303 to make your room reservation for May 19 and 20. Ask for the “Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help Block of Rooms” to get the room rate of $134/night plus taxes ($268 plus taxes for 2 nights). The Hotel Phone number is 920-499-7449 or you can email the hotel choicehotels@reservations.choicehotels.com for information on setting up your reservation. On site restaurant/bar, indoor pool, free hot breakfast. Saturday dinner is on your own.

Contact Lee Jardine at 507-444-4088 or lee_j7@reagan.com if you need help with your reservations or have questions. Once you register you must let Lee Jardine know so we can ensure we have bus transportation reserved for you.

The Schedule is:

Friday May 19

8:00 AM Depart St. Joseph’s Parish

2:30 PM Arrive and Register

3:00 PM Welcome

3:30 PM Mass and Talk

6:15 PM Dinner at Rock Garden

7:00 PM Talk Following Dinner

7:30 PM Evening Close

Saturday May 20

8:00 AM Confessions Open

9:00 AM Opening Remarks/Talks

11:30 AM Lunch, Confessions

1:30 PM Rosary Procession

2:30 PM Talks and Prayer

4:00 Anticipation Mass

5:15 Leave Shrine for Hotel

Dinner on your own

Sunday May 21

10:00 AM Depart Hotel

4:30 – 5:00 PM Arrive at St. Joseph’s Parish




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Lloyd Cybart, FICF, LUTCF
General Agent, Twin Cities Knights of Columbus
1301 E. Cliff Rd.  Suite 110
Burnsville, MN 55337

Email: Lloyd.Cybart@kofc.org

Phone: 952-686-7720 (Office)
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Join us at the Columbian Center (KC Hall) for refreshments, fellowship, bingo, trivia, and some great meals. Check the Key for information.


If you are a 1st degree Knight, contact Laverne Klecker or Grady Strand to get signed up for the Exemplification to go to 3rd Degree. If you know of someone that is interested in joining, let us know. It is a wonderful ceremony with focus on what being a Catholic Gentleman and a Knight is about. 


Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patroness of the Knights of Columbus. Request Our Mother's  intercession for you, your family, the Church, the Country and of course, for our KC Council.

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