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Father John Honiotes Is Ordained

Our Grand Knight, Bill Rohlsen, was on hand to congratulate seminarian Father John Honiotes at his first Mass at Notre Dame Parish on Sunday, May 28th.  Our Council has supported him through vocation raffle funds during his time in the seminary.  Fr. Honiotes was ordained on Saturday May 27th. Congratulations …

May 27th Flea Market Was A Success

We had our annual Blood Drive and Flea Market on Saturday May 27th.  The weather was nice and the event was a success!  Check out some pictures from the event below.   ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] 

Volunteers Needed for Saturday May 27th

Saturday, May 27 is our Flea Market and Blood Drive. We need volunteers to make this happen – we need you! We need:  – Volunteers at 6 am to help carry tables and setup.  – Volunteers at 7 am to help in the kitchen.  – Volunteers at 8:30 am to …

Will You Help Feed the Poor?

Can you donate 1 can of food or non-perishable item for each day of Lent? The Knights of Columbus will be collecting your “40 Cans for Lent” at all Masses from March 4 through April 9. The donations will taken to the Daybreak Shelter in Joliet.

November 2016 Knight of the Month

Jim McCarthy was named the November Knight of the Month for his efforts to bring us this website, the Council Facebook page and the Constant Contact email capability.  Please congratulate Jim on this honor, and make sure to give him feedback on the website!

Star Council Award

Our Council was awarded the Star Council Award this year.  Bill Rohlsen and our officers presented the award to the council at the Christmas party, and a suitable spot was found to hang the award on the wall of the St. Francis Room.  Come by and check it out!

Pro Life Baby Shower

We will have the ProLife Baby Shower (“fill the playpen”) drive for baby things (diapers, wipes, …) on Sat.-Sun, Dec 3-4. Please bring a bundle of diapers or something for babies to Mass with you.

1st Degree Ceremony

We’ll be holding a First Degree ceremony on Wednesday, November 30th, at 7PM, prior to the officers’ meeting.  We have two candidates. Please attend the First Degree if at all possible to show that we Knights stand together as a group.

Christmas Party!

Come and join us for our annual Christmas party!  On December 10, 2016, we’ll have a corporate communion Mass at 5PM, and the party will be held immediately after Mass.  Your family is welcome.  RSVP by December 4th to Bill Rohlsen at or 630.551.3626.  Hope to see you there!

Blood Drive Information

We are sponsoring blood drives this year.  We could use volunteers from 8:15AM through 2PM.  Email us here if you can help with any of these dates for any portion of time that the events are being held.  Click the links below for information on each date’s event. January 14th, …