Venerable Servant of God Michael McGivney
Founded in 1882 by the Venerable Michael J. McGivney, the Knights of Columbus is the largest Catholic fraternal service organization in the world with nearly 2 million members. Membership is open to all practicing Catholic men ages 18 and older. If you are interested in helping those in need, serving your parish and community while growing in your faith, the the Knights of Columbus is the organization for you. National programs in which we participate include Special Olympics, Global Wheelchair Mission, Habitat for Humanity and Coats for Kids. Locally we sponsor lunches/receptions for SMM altar servers, CCD classes, and fair setup workers; organize Right to Life activities; and, assist charities such as ARC of New Orleans, and the Magnolia School.
SMM Council has tentative dates for future Cruise Nights:
APRIL - Saturday April 8th 11:30 am - 2:30 pm on the SMM back Food, drinks, 50/50 entertainment. Details coming soon, but proceds from this will go towards Wounded Warriors.
MAY- Friday May 12th
JUNE - Friday June 9th
JULY - Friday July 14th
SMM Knights of Columbus Cruise Nights will always be for the benefit of a designated Charity. Future causes will include victims of domestic abuse (Metro Center), ACCESS pregnancy center, seminarians, Wounded Warriors, Coats for Kids & Habitat for Humanity.
The menu will include crawfish pasta, seafood jambalaya and sseafood lasagna. Full meal will include coleslaw and bread for $8, a la carte bowls of each will be $3. Free bread & water for those fasting. Dine in or take away. All of the proceeds will go to the seminarian Council 5301 sponsors.
Join us at Massett Hall starting at 6pm.
50/50 drawing at 6:55
St. Mary Magdalen Knights of Columbus Council #5301 has earned the distinction of Double Star Council, one of the organization's top awards, for the 2015 - 2016 fraternal year. The award recognizes overall excellence in the areas of membership recruitment and retention, promotion of the fraternal insurance program, and sponsorship of service-oriented activities.
The award was presented to the membership by District Deputy Henry Richardson on Nov. 8.
Grand Knight Kelan Madore remarked "Receiving Double Star Council Award is quite an honor for our Council. We are extremely proud of this accomplishment."