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  • Knights of Columbus

    John T. Savage Council #848

    Who Are the Knights?

    The Knights of Columbus is the world’s largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with 1.7 million members. It provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families and young people.

    On June 13, 2015 at the 5:15 Mass the Knights of Columbus will have their Corporate Communion Mass along with Installation of Newly Elected Officers after Mass. The newly elected officers for the

    2015-2016 fraternal year are as follows:

     

     

    Grand Knight: Charlie Sims

    Deputy Grand Knight: Mike Gill

    Chancellor: Robert Rutherford

    Advocate: Will Dukes

    Treasurer: Noel Machost

    Recorder: Rich Lieding, PSD

    Warden: Wesley Lindsay

    Inside Guard: Justin Harvison

    1-year Trustee: Randy Jansen

    2-year Trustee: Hollis Felts, PGK

    3-year Trustee: Ivan Lambert, PGK

    Chaplain: Fr. Anthony Quyet

    Financial Secretary: Nick Schmidt

     

     

     

     

    To learn more about Council #848 or the Knights of Columbus,

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    Contact Charlie Sims, Grand Knight, about joining @ 601-624-9966

    or charlesesims@reagan.com

     

    Membership Benefits

    As a member of the Knights of Columbus you and your family enjoy many benefits, including 12 free issues annually of Columbia magazine, the world’s largest Catholic family magazine, eligibility to join the Knights of Columbus top-ranked life insurance program, and many more family and personal benefits.

    How to Join

    Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to practicing Catholic men in union with the Holy See, who are at least 18 years old. A practicing Catholic is one who lives up to the Commandments of God and the precepts of the Church. Application blanks are available from any member of the Knights of Columbus.

    Fourth Degree

    Any Third Degree member in good standing, one year after the anniversary of his First Degree, is eligible for membership in the Fourth Degree. The primary purpose of the Fourth Degree is to foster the spirit of patriotism by promoting responsible citizenship and a love of and loyalty to the Knights’ respective countries through active membership in local Fourth Degree groups (called “assemblies”). Certain members of the Fourth Degree serve as honor guards at civic and religious functions, an activity that has brought worldwide recognition to the Knights of Columbus.

    The History of the Knights Council # 848 (click link)

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    Ladies Auxiliary

    The Ladies Auxiliary’s main function is to SUPPORT the men and the council. They do this primarily by providing help at events, cooking for events and providing monetary help. They also generally do help with setting up and beautifying the hall for events.