Knights of Columbus


Father Pander Council #5201 was granted a charter on January 2, 1962. In joining the Knights, the candidates are taught the lessons of unity, charity, fraternity and patriotism.

The Knights of Columbus provide service to Church, community, council, families and youth. Through their participation the members have an opportunity to develop leadership as well as strengthen fraternalism.

At the present time there are 134 members in the council. There are 10 honorary members who are 65 years of age and have been a member for 25 years. There are 35 honorary life members who are 70 years of age and have been a member for 25 years.

The accomplishments of the council since 1962 have been many and are a credit to past and present members, the Columbian Centre being the most obvious evidence. The centre was expanded to is present size in 1979. It provides a meeting place for the Knights and is used for many Church and community functions.