Knights of Columbus

Meeting Time Second Monday of the month
September through June
7:00 p.m.
Meeting Location Room #217

The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic, family, fraternal service organization dedicated to the principals of CHARITY, UNITY, FRATERNITY & PATRIOTISM. With a worldwide membership of 1.6 million, it is the largest organization of Catholic men. With a total of 244 councils there are over 32,500 members in the State of Kansas.

Membership in the Knights of Columbus entitles its members to many benefits. Each month the members receive the national magazine Columbia. Depending on age and years of membership, every member and his spouse have from $1000-$2500 of accidental death insurance free of charge.

The Knights are well known for their charitable good works. Since its inception, over $4.6 million has been distributed through the annual "Tootsie Roll Program" to agencies pro­viding help to the mentally and physically handicapped. Other programs provide support to vocation, religious education, Pro-Life groups and relief to victims of natural disasters.

Any practicing Catholic male, who has attained his 18th birthday, is eligible to join the Knights of Columbus.

St. Joseph's Knights of Columbus Council is Council #5222.  General Council meetings are held on the second Monday of the month, September through June, at 7:00 p.m. in the meeting space in the former rectory or unless otherwise noted.

Grand Knight

Deputy Grand Knight

Dave O’Reilly 620-241-1226

Kevin Schmidt 620-345-2358

Financial Secretary


James Melland 620-241-6114


Clyde Robinson 620-504-6140