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Council #14728 Falmouth

Council 14728

Council #1377 Maysville

Council 1377

Council #10263 Nicholasville

Council 10263

Council #4665 Louisville

Council 4665

Council #15914 Ft. Campbell

Council 15914

Council #13304 LaGrange

Council 13304

Council #10725 Owensboro

Council 10725
Council 10725

Certificate of Service presentation by Grand Knight Ed Sullivan
Presented to Bill McGovern for 43 years of service
and Gene Roberts PSD for 36 years of service

Council #14290 Owensboro

Council 14290

Council #1055 Paducah

Council 1055

From the State Deputy

From the State Deputy

The Knights of Columbus, a fraternal, benevolent society of Catholic men was founded in New Haven, Connecticut in 1882, by Father Michael J. McGivney and a small group of pioneering Catholics to provide much needed security for widows and orphans of Catholic parishioners. The order’s goal is to promote social and intellectual interchange, to protect and promote Catholic interests, and to foster a spirit of fraternity among citizens of all races and creeds. These Catholic men and their families are dedicated to promoting the concepts of charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism. Today there are more than 1.8 million members in over 15,000 councils on three continents and numerous Island nations around the globe.

The first council formed in Kentucky was Council 390 in Louisville on December 7, 1898. The State Council was established in 1903 following the institution of Covington Council 702 and Lexington Council 762. Over the years the Knights of Columbus in Kentucky has grown dramatically and today stands at 100 councils with a membership in excess of 11,300.

If you are a practical Catholic man at least 18 years old, the Knights of Columbus may be for you. Contact us at the Kentucky State Council or the nearest local council in your area.

Francis J. Shay
State Deputy

Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

July 19-20 - State Seminar. More information can be found here

July 26 - 4th Degree Exemplification. More information here

August 4-6 - 132nd Supreme Convention. More information can be found here



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In the news

In the news

Grand Knight Steve Brun and his family proudly carry the Bishop Mulloy banner in the Cross the Bridge for Life event June 1 2014.

The State K of C donated 40 cases of water and the 4th Degree lead the March so they graciously put the K of C logo on the back of the shirts.

Cross the bridge for life photo T-shirt photo Photo of many people

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