KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

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The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic fraternal benefit society that was originally chartered on March 29, 1882 based upon the efforts of Father Michael J. McGivney. The Order is dedicated to helping those individuals and families who are most in need, in addition to promoting the principles of charity, unity, fraternity, and patriotism. Members value the Catholic faith, the sanctity of human life, the promotion of strong family life, acceptance of and respect for others, and exhibiting compassion. The Council is named after Bishop Joseph Flaget, who was the First Bishop of Bardstown, KY. The Bishop Flaget Council currently serves the following parish communities in the eastern area of Jefferson County in Louisville, KY—Ascension, St. Albert the Great, St. Bernadette, St. Margaret Mary, and St. Patrick. The meetings are normally the first Tuesday of the month at St. Patrick. There are yearly membership dues. If interested in more information, contact Mike Hord 423-1481.