Knights of Columbus

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Fr. Riehl Council # 934
Madison, IN. 47250
Knights of Columbus





                                          Grand Knight                      Financial Secretary

                                          Greg Thorpe                                      Jack Dalgleish

                                          2610 S. College Hills Dr.                  1968 Fox Trails Le.

                                          Hanover, IN. 47243                         Madison, IN. 47250

                                          Ph. 812-599-1914                           Ph. 812-274-0437

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 We will have our first meeting since we first encountered the Covid 19
pandemic July 8. Please plan to attend. Masks are optional but
recommended. Usual time Rosary 6:45, meeting at 7:00.


Coming events

Friday, August 7,  Menu is baked and fried fish. Mac and cheese, hush puppies, coleslaw and desserts. The price remains $10.00. Carryout is available.

Friday, August 14, Bob Schafer's Famous Swiss Steak, mashed potatoes, vegetable, and extras $10


The Family of the month for 

The Knight of the month is 


The meeting agenda is 6:30 PM Rosary, 7:00 Meeting. We need the spiritual side as well as the practical. Our next meeting will be on July 8th.

State Hospital

Our next State Hospital visit has not been set at this time, due to COVID 19. We usually meet at the club and then go to the Hospital where after they eat what we’ve prepared and played games with them for entertaining them with a card game.  If you are interested in helping with this charity give Pat Berry, 812-701-5269 a call. He’ll fill you in on the details. Did you know that this activity has been going on for almost 70 years.? 

End of Month meals 

This program has not started back as of yet and is our monthly delivery to our customers.   Contact either Benny Kelly 812-265-4399 or Mark Cheatham 812-801-1175 for information if you would like to help. Many hands make short work of the delivery time spent. 


The Knights are sponsoring the First Friday Stations and Adoration at St. Patrick’s Chapel. Note the time in the church bulletin. Mass is at 7:00 AM, Adoration for Knights at 8:00 AM,  Benediction is at 9:00 AM. Then the school takes over the Adoration for the rest of the day.

Special Fish Fry 

Fish Frys will be taking place each Friday of Lent. 

Corporate Communion

The date for the coming year Corporate Communion are: March 28, 8:00 AM; May 30, 6:00 PM; Aug. 30, 10:00 AM; and Nov. 29, 8:00 AM

Nov.  17th is the date for the Memorial Mass for our deceased brothers.

We are investigating whether we can have breakfast after the Mar 28 CC.  Will, there be enough guests, will there be enough volunteers? These are the questions needed to be settled. If you  can help please contact Greg Thorp at either  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or at ph. 812-599-1914 

Lenten Fish Fries

Once again there will be Lenten dinners at the Nor-Rose Building on the Fridays of Lent. Following are the sponsors of each Fri. meal 

Pray for these members

For the Good of the Order, we ask you to include these members in your prayers:  Jack Dalgleish, Bob Armstrong, and Tom Wolfschlag. 


At the meeting, our D. D. presented us with a 200% contribution plaque award to us by the State Council. We raised 200% of our goal for the Save our Seminarians fund. The goal is each member contributing $1.00 a year and is presented to the state council for distribution to the seminarians in the state of Indiana.

Gibault Home

Gibault was founded in 1921 by the Indiana Knights of Columbus as a home for wayward boys. Over the years, Gibault has evolved to meet the ever-changing needs of troubled kids everywhere. Today, Gibault serves boys and girls and has provided life-changing opportunities for over 10,000 children and their families. Gibault serves children with mild emotional disturbances, aggressive and oppositional behaviors, substance abuse issues, victims and perpetrators of physical and sexual abuse, learning disabled children, and children with a variety of clinical issues in residential and community-based environments. 

Gibault is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) of Services for Families & Children.

Gibault is a member of IARCA - the Indiana Association of Resources and Child Advocacy.

Holy Cross School is accredited through Advanced Education, formerly known as North Central Association.

Gibault is licensed as a Child Caring Institution and a Private Secure Facility by the Indiana Department of Child Services.

Audience with the Board of Directors of the Knights of Columbus, 10.02.2020

This morning the Holy Father Francis received in audience the members of the Board of Directors of the Knights of Columbus on the occasion of their annual pilgrimage to Rome, and to celebrate the centenary of the birth of the Foundation.

The following is the greeting the Pope addressed to those present:

Greeting of the Holy Father

I offer you a warm welcome on the occasion of your pilgrimage to Rome in this year that marks the centennial of the charitable activity of the Knights of Columbus in this city.

In fact, it was one hundred years ago that my predecessor Pope Benedict XV invited the Knights of Columbus to provide humanitarian aid to young people and others in Rome following the terrible conflict of the First World War. The Knights responded generously, establishing sports centers for youth that quickly became places for education, catechesis and the distribution of food and other essentials so needed at that time. In this way, your Order proved faithful to the vision of your founder, Venerable Michael McGivney, who was inspired by the principles of Christian charity and fraternity to assist those most in need.

Today the Knights of Columbus continue their work of evangelical charity and fraternity in a variety of fields. I think in particular of your faithful witness to the sacredness and dignity of human life, evident at both the local and national levels. This conviction has also led the Knights of Columbus to aid, both materially and spiritually, those Christian communities in the Middle East that are suffering the effects of violence, war, and poverty. I thank all the members of your Order for seeing in our persecuted and displaced brothers and sisters of those region neighbors for whom you are a sign of God’s infinite love.

Since its foundation, the Knights of Columbus has demonstrated its unswerving devotion to the Successor of Peter. The establishment of the Vicarius Christi Fund is a testimony to this devotion, as well as to the desire of the Knights to share in the Pope’s solicitude for all the Churches and in his universal mission of charity. In our world, marked by divisions and inequalities, the generous commitment of your Order to serve all in need offers, especially to young people, an important inspiration to overcome globalization of indifference and build together a more just and inclusive society. 

Dear brothers and sisters, with these thoughts and sentiments, I entrust you to the loving intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary. I offer my prayers for the members of the Knights of Columbus and their families, and for the good works accomplished by the local Councils worldwide. To all of you present here and to your loved ones, I impart my heartfelt blessing, and I ask you, please, to pray for me. 

Dues are Due! We are about 40% of reaching our goal of 100% payment.

General Agent

This office is in the process of changing to another agent. You can contact this agent until we have one assigned to our council. Matt (Ernie) Ernstes ( our past agent) has taken a job with another insurance agency not affiliated with K. of C.. In the interim please contact the agent listed below.

 Field Agent

Tim Jarboe

Phone no. 812-367-0713 

815 Missouri St. ,

Ferdinand, IN 47532  

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The website of the McGivney Guild is has been elevated to the title of Venerable so he is one step closer to Sainthood.

The Indiana State Council website is at

The website for the Supreme Council is:

The Prince of Peace website is at

K. C. Newsletter on Prince of Peace website is;