Feed My Starving Children Campaign
The Chapter is joining with the Oro Valley Church of the Navarene in their annual “Feed My Starving Children” campaign. All Knights, councils and assemblies are challenged to contribute. Read the details and how you can help here.
Priest Appreciation Dinner Fund Raiser
Due to the COVID pandemic, we were not able to have our annual Priest Appreciation Dinner this year. Normally, the proceeds of the dinner are presented to the Bishop of Tucson at the dinner the following year. The Chapter elected to donate the 2020 proceeds in February 2021 and conduct a fund raising campaign in lieu of the dinner this year. You can make a donation now using a credit card. Details are here.
Patrick Kelly Elected Next Supreme Knight
The Knights of Columbus Board of Directors elected Patrick E. Kelly as the next Supreme Knight on Feb. 5, to continue the mission of charity, unity and fraternity established by the Order’s Founder, Blessed Michael McGivney, almost 140 years ago.
Carl A. Anderson will retire February 28, after more than 20 years of service as Supreme Knight and upon reaching the mandatory retirement age of 70. He leaves a legacy of Christian witness and service to the Catholic Church, to the Knights of Columbus and to communities throughout the world.
Patrick Kelly’s tenure as the Order’s 14th Supreme Knight will commence March 1. Read More
Learn more about the Supreme Knight-Elect
Patrick Kelly’s election as Supreme Knight follows a distinguished career in the Knights of Columbus, the military and public service. For more than 25 years, he has a demonstrated track record of service to Church and country, which will serve him well in advancing the Knights’ mission of charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism. Read his full bio here.
Priest shares story of his own family’s “McGivney miracle”
From lifesaving miracles, visions and more, Father James Sullivan says his vocation – and his family’s lives — was changed due to Father McGivney’s influence. READ MORE
Father Michael McGivney healed 5-year-old Mikey Schachle of a life-threatening condition. It was this miracle that paved the way for the priest’s upcoming beatification. Watch this video to hear Mikey’s parents and his doctor tell the story.