Knights of Columbus
Chartered April 17, 2000
The Knights of Columbus Is a Catholic Men's organization founded in 1882 by Father Michael J. McGivney, in New Haven, Connecticut. Today, more than a century later, the Knights of Columbus has become the largest lay organization in the Catholic Church. Council 12686 is an actively growing young council founded in the year 2000 at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Metairie.
Please contact David Lynch at 250-1185 (or any of the officers) for information on joining the council.
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Installation of Officers 2017
2017 - 2018 Officers
Grand Knight: David Lynch
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Remembering Jerry Tarantino from our 2013
Making the Garden
for the Monument to the Unborn
Monument to the Unborn
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Donations and Youth Awards
Over the first 10 years of our existence, our council has made many contributions to to charity, and cash awards to winners of our contests for youths. Ron Altobello compiled a list of these, available here as a .pdf document.
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'Founder', Msgr. Roger Swenson at the 2009 Installation Ceremony
from the archive... Blue Mass 2008
as featured on the inside back cover of the September 2008 Columbia Magazine...
Old News from the Archive
Fraternal Activities Survey
Remember, turn in your monthly tally and then turning it in monthly tally to our Financial Secretary, Jerry Madere. Forms are available from him and from this website (click here)
Chapel of the Holy Innocents
On Monday, August 7, 2006, Mickey
Lacombe, Grand Knight, presented Monsignor Roger A. Swenson, Pastor of St.
The chapel of the Holy Innocents is a special chapel
where continuous adoration is practiced 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by the
Catholic faithful. It's name remembers those killed by abortion.
The chapel of the Holy Innocents is a special chapel where continuous adoration is practiced 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by the Catholic faithful. It's name remembers those killed by abortion.
(Past) Grand Knight Michael Lacombe presented the check for $10,000 to Monsignor Swenson
If you think of any activities we can do -
fundraising or otherwise, please contact the Grand Knight
Photo Gallery photos from many of our council activities.
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