John K Mahaney Council 7491 was presented with the Compass Award by the Ohio State Council Knights of Columbus for our activities in and support of Church, Community and Families. Below are a few of the many activities that earned us this award. We are thankful to our Church, Families and Communities who allow us to support their endeavors. Without their programs we would be unable to fulfill our mission of charity. Vivat Jesus!
· Rummage Sale Cleanup
· St William Parish Picnic Food Preparation
· Matching Funds – Financial Support to Diocese Religion Library
· Seminarians Financial Support
· Mass & Social with JFK Students at St William
· St William Church Maintenance Assistance
A Higher Purpose
Spread devotion to Our Lady and pray for our brothers and sisters of faith who are at risk around the world through the Marian Prayer Program. As the new Marian image is brought on pilgrimage through the jurisdiction, councils will host the Our Lady Help of Persecuted Christians icon for a prayer service at their parish.
The 2018-2019 Marian Prayer Program presents the 18th Marian image sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, this time of Our Lady Help of Persecuted Christians. Each Knights of Columbus jurisdiction receives several Marian images, which serve as the centerpieces for prayer services conducted in churches and council meeting places throughout the Order for the duration of the initiative. Since its inception in 1979, the Knights of Columbus’ Marian Prayer Program has held more than 166,900 local council and parish prayer services with some 20 million participants. This year, the prayer service is intended to raise awareness of the plight of Christians persecuted for their faith and to stand in prayerful solidarity with them.
Knights fulfill their desire to spend meaningful time with their family, to serve their community and Church, and to grow in their faith.
Joining the Knights of Columbus provides these men and their families with opportunities to participate in community, council and church activities that accomplish goals to strengthen our families.
Whether you can help with our fundraising activities, volunteer your time, or recruit another Catholic gentleman, your talents are greatly needed by the Knights of Columbus.
Council meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month at St William Parish, 5431 Mahoning Avenue, Warren, Ohio