Knights of Columbus

Monsignor O'Connell Council 8072 

Grand Knight Chuck Harley (805)496-2138

Our purpose is to serve the Church and the community by practicing charity, unity, fraternity, and patriotism.

SAVE THE DATE Our Parish Council, serving both St Jude’s and St. Max, is going on-line with our annual fundraiser auction during the weekend October 23rd / 24th / 25th. For 48-hours, from Friday thru Sunday evening, “sign-in” to the auction site and bid on more than fifty (50) local items, events, activities and restaurants. We will provide info to access our link. Find local bargains.  Support the Knights as they support our local charities. Discover more than $12,000 in local club memberships, spa & health, Golf-Rounds, Sports Collectibles, lake cruises, hotels, children’s entertainment, sports merchandise and jewelry. Includes over $4,000 in local restaurants & wine certificates. Watch for more Information on how to register and bid for these local treasures.

Activities: Tootsie Roll Drive to benefit the mentally disabled of Ventura County, Breakfast with Santa, Basketball Free-throw Competition for boys and girls aged 8-12, Valentine's Day Dinner Dance, Essay Contest and more!

Knights of Columbus SCHOLARSHIPS!  The Knights are offering 4 scholarships for eligible college students. They range in value from $200 to $1000.  Applications are available at the Parish Office. Submission details are included with the application.  Please contact Ron Bodigheimer [email protected] for submission and any questions you might have.  For information about the Knights of Columbus, contact Chuck Harley, Grand Knight at [email protected].

Meetings: We meet on the 4th Thursday of each month at 7 pm in St. Jude's parish hall.

Where:  We are in two Parishes in the Conejo Valley - St..Jude's (home) and St Max (roundtable).

When:  Year-round

Time commitment: One hour monthly meeting for members, preceded by a social hour, additional time for receiving ceremonial degrees, which are lessons on charity, unity, fraternity, and patriotism.  There are lots of opportunities to volunteer to serve the Church and the community.  Must be in communion with The Holy See to be eligible for membership.