We are always looking out for practical Catholic gentlemen to join our ranks. Read the documents below and see if you might be interested. Please click below to contact someoneor if you prefer to talk to someone in person the phone numbers are provided.
Ray Madden 613-824-4974
Some Facts about the Knights of Columbus 9005 (Good Shepherd Parish) Charities and charitable donations•Ottawa Community Foundation•Catholic Christian Outreach•Canadian Red Cross•Life Centre Food Bank•Christmas Hampers Program•Multifaith Housing Initiative•NET Ministries•Vocations Program (seminarians)•Miriam Centre•Youville Centre Youth / School Programs•Lester B. Pearson H.S. (2 bursaries)•Good Shepherd Parish (Youth Group)•Coats for Kids•Basketball Free throw Competitions•“Keeping Christ in Christmas” Poster ContestChurch activities•Contributes to the Deacon's Discretionary Fund. •Hosting Parish Breakfasts.•Ministries such as Music, Collections, Ushering, Church Re-opening•Decorations, Cleaning, Pew Maintenance, Landscaping•Any other activity as requested by the PastorBeing a Member of the Knights means(Ideal but not mandatory) 1.Attending a monthly meeting,1.5 hours 9 times a year2.Serving in Parish Breakfasts,3 hours 4 times a year3.Christmas Hamper Delivery,2.5 hours4.Soliciting donations to Annual Charity Auction,4 hours per year5.Garage Sale Fundraising, 3 hours, once a year6.Christmas Party,3.0 hours per year7.Yearend Barbeque Party,3.0 hours per yearRequirements of Membership1.18 years old and above2.Practical Catholic Gentlemen For Additional Information: kofc.org
WHY JOIN THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS?A LEGACY OF FAITH & SERVICEFounded by a young parish priest now on the path to sainthood, the Knights of Columbus has helped strengthen men, their families, their parishes and their communities since 1882. Today, there are more than 1.9 million members of the K of C doing good across the world.The Knights of Columbus stands as the strong right arm of the Church, and challenges members to grow in their faith through programs, fraternity and vital resources that will help you grow deeper in faith and stay informed about the issues Catholics care about. BENEFITS OF BEING A KNIGHTFAITH FORMATION RESOURCESThrough our web portal, Knights.net, email newsletter, and the digital Catholic Information Service library, gain access to e-books, videos, and prayer guides to help you grow in faith. Our faith formation resources cover topics from how to pray the rosary to how to interact with media and technology as a Catholic. Wherever you are in your faith journey, you'll have the spiritual weapons you need to live in today's world as a Catholic man.COLUMBIA MAGAZINEBoasting more than 1 million readers, Columbia Magazine is the award-winning flagship publication of the Knights of Columbus. Each month, members receive a printed copy that shines a light on the issues that matter the most to Catholics.KOFC’S INSURANCE PROGRAMAs a Knight, enjoy access to our highly rated insurance program. Every Knight has a dedicated brother Knight field agent assigned to him and his family and is entitled to a complementary annual financial review. Knights are eligible to purchase KofC life insurance, long-term care insurance, disability income insurance and annuity products, all backed by our ethical and faith-first business practices.OPPORTUNITIES FOR CHARITYKnights give back to their communities and those in need around the world. Our charitable programs are listed in the column left.FRATERNITY OF FAITHJoining the Knights of Columbus, you become part of the largest Catholic fraternity in the world. As you grow in faith, you are supported by a true brotherhood built on shared values -- and on a shared desire to be the men God has called you to be. Join your local council for even more support from Catholic men in your own neighbourhood.