How the Knights of Columbus Support Our Parish and Community

Over the last 5 years your local Knights of Columbus have supported, participated in, and assisted the following organizations, groups, and events:

· the local Turning Point Pregnancy Center

· various natural disaster events in the Southeast U.S.

· our Wyoming seminarians and other religious

· our local diaconate-training program

· retired priests and other religious

· furloughed government employees in need

· winter coats for kids in need at our local elementary schools

· Habitat for Humanity for individuals in our community

· Christmas trees for the church

· special gatherings offered by the church for departing members of clergy and/or staff

· Masses, special events, and funerals

· hall monitors/security during religious education classes for our children

· local boy scouts (future Knights) who are members of our parish

· Blackrock summer field camp for youth tribal members of the Wind River Reservation

· Wyoming Special Olympics and local American Legion baseball

· spiritual care for the homebound, sick, and elderly

· Altar servers, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, Lectors, Choir members, Cantors

All of our local Deacons and Priests are Knights. Father Philip serves as our Chaplain. Additionally, we have members who serve on the Parish Council, the Finance Council, and other various committees.

On average, over the last five years, your local Knights of Columbus have given approximately $39,000 a year to these various endeavors. We would like to thank our parishioners and visitors for your support at our various fundraisers throughout the year. Without your generous support we would not be able to do all that we have been able to accomplish. Thank you!