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St. Anthony Church

4 Union City Rd – Prospect, CT

Knights of Columbus

Who We Are …    

The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic fraternal organization which is open to men of the Catholic Faith who are 18 years or older.  The order, which began in March of 1882 was founded by Father Michael J. McGivney and still stands by its principles or Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism.  Our council here at St. Anthony is Father James F. O’Dea Council 13459 which began in 2003 and meets in the Parish Center, with a Business Meeting the first Sunday of each month at 6:00 P.M.  as well as a social meeting on the third Sunday of each month also at 6:00 P.M.

We have a great group of men who consider each other their brothers. 
We do a lot of fundraising by holding certain events throughout the year and assist the parish in other ways.
All money raised always goes towards individuals or organizations who are in need assistance.  We are always seeking ways of building up our council. 
A member does NOT have to attend all the meetings. 
We ask that you try to attend whenever possible.

Upcoming Events:
1) Cow Chip ticket sales begin the weekend of May 5/6 after all masses. The drawing will take place on Saturday, Jun 16th.

2) We will be having a ziti supper benefit for the D’Angelo family on Friday, May 11th, at the Prospect Firehouse. Information is in the bulletin

3) Clergy Appreciation Dinner Friday, May 18th– Dinner at Mona Lisa Restaurant where we thank the Clergy at St. Anthony for all they do for us.
4) Memorial Day Parade, Monday, May 28th– Knights and their families carry a 40 ft. American Flag in the parade.

If you would be interested in joining the Knights of Columbus here at St. Anthony, please contact Grand Knight Bob Schepis at byschepis@yahoo.com or 203-729-0758.