Thanks to the efforts of Father Michael J. McGivney, assistant pastor of St. Mary’s Church in New Haven and some of his parishioners, the Connecticut state legislature on March 29, 1882, officially chartered the Knights of Columbus as a fraternal benefit society.
The Knights were formed to render aid to widows, sick, disabled and needy members and their families. Social and intellectual fellowship is promoted among members and their families through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief and public relief works.
Today the Knights strive to support our parishes and clergy, as well as strengthen our faith to make better catholic men, husbands, and fathers. We are family orientated and include our families, women and children in our activities.
The Knights of Columbus has grown from several members in one council to more than 15,100 councils and 1.9 million members throughout the United States, Canada, the Philippines, Mexico, Poland, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Panama, the Bahamas, the Virgin Islands, Cuba, Guatemala, Guam, Saipan, Lithuania, Ukraine, and South Korea.
To learn what the Knights have accomplished and are doing today you are welcome to visit our web sites:
The supreme site (worldwide) kofc.org
The State of Colorado site coloradokofc.org
The local council that serves this area is Bishop Tihen Council #4796. Along with St Cajetan we also serve Presentation of Our Lady and St Anthony of Padua. The contact here at St Cajetan for any questions or interest in membership is Phillip Martinez, 303-870-2180.
Council 4796- Ladies Auxiliary
The members of the K C Ladies Auxiliary are women of diverse backgrounds, ages and experiences who come together to serve God through our partnership with the Knights of Columbus in their functions. The Ladies Auxiliary assists in promoting fellowship, charitable activities, spiritual growth, and social enrichment for the parish communities (St. Cajetan’s, St Anthony, and Presentation)
Membership Dues are $7.00
The best part of being a member of the Ladies Auxiliary is that it has given us an opportunity to get to know so many wonderful ladies within our parish! We are not all about work, for we have fun also.
Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM on 4935 W 1stAve Denver CO 80219