Councils 13950 and 13453 Exemplification

By: Paul Thorn - Thu, Jun 15, 2023 9:27 AM

On Wednesday, June 14, an Exemplification of Charity, Unity and Fraternity was held at St. Anastasia Parish in Troy.  A total of three new members were welcomed into St. Mary of the Hills Council #13950 and one new member into St. Anastasia Council #13453.

New members welcomed into Council #13950 were Thair Kassab, Phillip McRoberts and John Haase. Council #13950 now qualifies for Star Council. 

Welcomed into Council #13453 was Steve LaRocca.

Included in the pictures are Fr. Jim Houbeck, Chaplain of Council #13453, Fr. Stan Ulman, Pastor of St. Mary of the Hills and Council #13950 Chaplain, DD111 John Carry, GK 13950 Bob Szymanski, GK 13453 Charles Burke along with the Exemplification Team.

Congratulations and Welcome to our new members.

Paul Thorn, SDRR Detroit East 

Detroit West Council of the Month May 23

By: Richard Shelt - Thu, Jun 15, 2023 9:07 AM

Council of the Month for May 2023 is St Paul Council #2632 of Redford. The council has achieved the Star Council award six years in a row.  This year they will be recognized as a Double Star Council.

Congratulations to St. Paul Council #2632

Fraternally and Vivat Jesus!
Richard Shelt
State Deputy Regional Representative
Detroit Archdiocese West

COR Meeting Group

By: Gary Merritt - Mon, Jun 12, 2023 10:15 AM

At the Heart of Our Mission

Dozens of councils participated this spring in the pilot phase of a K of C initiative called COR (Latin for “heart”). COR is an opportunity for men to grow together in“an opportunity,” as one Knight put it, “to remind men why they’re Catholic in the first place faith, prayer and fraternity — .”

Read more: COR

To develop a COR Meeting group in your council contact Michigan State Director of Catechesis Paul Kelsey

June Upcoming Ultrasound Dedication Ceremonies

By: Ed Strach - Wed, Jun 7, 2023 2:00 PM


It would be great if you could join us at the

Upcoming Ultrasound Dedication Ceremonies!

Pregnancy Resource Center, (Bella’s Women Center). Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 5:00 pm. PRC is located at 224 N. Ball Street, Owosso 48867.

Contact: Dennis Hrcka, Owosso Council #1139,, 989-725-8037.


 Care Net Pregnancy Center. Thursday, June 15, 2023, 5:30 pm. Care Net is located at 13864 Grand River Avenue, Detroit. Note: this will be a dual dedication including dedications for the Detroit and Berkley Care Net locations.

Contact: Lee Nuttall, Dr. Thomas A. Dooley Council #5492,, 248-881-6543.


Guadalupe Workers. Tuesday, June 27, 2023, 5:30 pm. Guadalupe Workers is located at 1754 N. Rademacher, Detroit 48209.

Contact: Jeff Dombrowski, Sacred Heart Grosse Ile Council #13475,,


Capitol Living Rosary 2023

By: Gary Merritt - Sun, Jun 4, 2023 3:19 PM

What has become an annual event, the Living Rosary was presented on the Michigan Capitol steps on Saturday June 3rd.

This event is scheduled not only to make a Pro-Life statement at our Capitol, but also because we know the strength of the Rosary, especially the power when praying together.

We as Knights of Columbus will continue to show our belief in our Catholic Faith and it's teachings with these public displays.

Detroit East April Council of the Month

By: Paul Thorn - Sun, Jun 4, 2023 8:35 AM

On Thursday June 1 Paul Thorn, State Deputy Regional Representative Detroit East, had the pleasure of presenting the April Council of the month award to Grand Knight Tony Paladino of Fr. William F. Welch Council #11756 in Port Huron.  The Council has met all of the requirements for the Star Council Award for the current Fraternal Year.

Congratulations to Council 11756.

Paul Thorn

State Deputy Regional Representative 

Detroit Archdiocese East

Eastpoint Grand Marshall

By: Gary Merritt - Sun, Jun 4, 2023 8:24 AM

Past Grand Knight of Knights of Columbus Leo XIII Council #3042 Ron Tomala served as the Grand Marshal of the Eastpointe Memorial Day Parade this past Memorial Day, Monday May 29th.

Ron is a Vietnam veteran Many of the Knights and their families from Council #3042 marched and participated in the parade.

Michigan Special Olympics Summer Games

By: Gary Merritt - Fri, Jun 2, 2023 8:57 AM

The 2023 Michigan State Special Olympics Summer Games are underway at Central Michigan University in

Mt. Pleasant.

The opening ceremony was on Thursday June 1,2023 and games continue throughout Friday June 2.

The Knights of Columbus took part in the opening ceremony and welcomed the athletes.

Life Director Ed Strach

By: Gary Merritt - Thu, Jun 1, 2023 7:33 AM

WDEO interview with Michigan Knights of Columbus Life Director Ed Strach.

 Ed speaks of the upcoming Living Rosary in Lansing.

 You may listen by clicking HERE.