Knights of Columbus Council #2137

We would like to invite any Catholic man who is searching for opportunities to serve their family, their church and their community to join our Knights of Columbus Council.  Our local council has many activities that will provide those opportunities.  Some of the activities of our council are listed below.

Contact Information

Grand Knight – Rick Vesper # 715-651-1096
raves1096@gmail.com

YOUTH ACTIVITIES

  • Providing rosaries and bibles for Faith Formation children
  • Sponsoring the Alter Servers outing
  • Sponsoring Essay Contests for Christmas and Culture of Life
  • Free Throw and Knowledge contests

ST JOSEPH SCHOOL

  • We provide much of the planning and work for the annual Christmas Tree Sales
  • This project raised $13,000 this past year for the school

PARISH / CHURCH

  • We assist our parish with emergency preparedness, training ushers and preparations for COVID safety
  • On the first Tuesday of each month, and on each weekend Mass in May and October, we hold family rosaries
  • We hold rosaries at the Memorial for the Unborn

DRIVES / CHARITY FUNDS

  • Our men hold an annual Tootsie Roll Drive, to support our local Special Olympics and the Barron Development Center
  • We host at least four Red Cross Blood Drives each year
  • We raise money for a large Charity Fund (local and stateside, that is used to support families with emergencies, such as medical or fire

SCHOLARSHIPS & FINANCIAL SUPPORT

  • We provide $1000 Scholarships for graduating seniors
  • Our Council has contributed $21,000 in the scholarships in the past few years
  • We financially support our Diocesan Seminarians
  • We sponsor a room at the Benjamin’s House Homeless Shelter
  • Our Council raised funds for the Ultrasound Equipment for the Rice Lake Pregnancy Help Center

FATHER MULLEN’S ADOPTION INITIATIVE

We have created a special new program called the Fr. Dennis Mullen Adoption Initiative.  We will be providing financial assistance to couples as they prepare their home for adoption. Adoption Initiative

Contact Information

Grand Knight – Rick Vesper # 715-651-1096
raves1096@gmail.com