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179 West St., Napanee, K7R 2P6

Ph. 1 (613) 354-5354

Email: stpatrick.napanee@gmail.com

Daily Reading knights of Columbus Council # 7883

In service to one, In service to all


The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic, family, fraternal, service organisation.

K of C was founded on March 29, 1882 in St Mary’s Church in New Haven, Connecticut by at 29-year-old priest named Fr. Michael J. McGivney who has been declared Venerable by the Pope. There are now over 16,000 Councils in the US, Canada, Mexico, Philippines, and even Poland. There are over 1.7 million members in the K of C.

Members of St Patrick’s Council 7883 participate in programs that support Church, Council, Community, Family, Youth and Pro-Life activities.

Council 7883 meets on the first Wednesday of each month ( except in August) in the Rectory downstairs @ 7:00 pm.

Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to men 18 years of age or older who are practical Catholics.

To become a member please contact John Holtz, Grand Knight at 613-354-2039.

We are also part of the highest rated insurance organization offering a wide variety of insurance plans, annuities, long term care and disability income for its members and their families. To learn more about the Knights of Columbus go to www.KofC.org.

We need your ideas, your energy and your talents for the more than 40 activities in our Service Program (see Calendar of Events below) dedicated to serving our parish, our members, our families and our community.

Giving generously of yourself while building self-esteem and satisfaction by socializing with new friends is one of the most important benefits of being a Knight.

If you are interested in helping those in need, serving our parish, growing in your faith or having exclusive access to top-rated insurance protection for your family, then St. Patrick’s Council of the Knights of Columbus is the organization for you.

Next Meeting on April 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm at Parish Hall

Council Officers:

Chaplain: Fr Mark Chochrek

Past Grand Knight: Jeff Holtz

Grand Knight: Alan Bridgwater

Deputy Grand Knight: John Holtz Sr.

Chancellor: Bob Murray

Recorder: Tony Evans

Financial Secretary: Eric Lawson

Treasurer: Karl Obress

Advocate: Leonard Joyce

Warden: John Holtz Jr.

Inside Guard: Jack Powell

Outside Guard: Jim Pyefinch


Michael Hunt,

Dr. Roger Wales

Stephen Way