5th Annual Chili Cook Off

We are sorry to announce that due to scheduling issues the Knights annual chili cook off planned for Saturday, November 9th has been cancelled. Please check back for information about a possible future date. Thank you for support prior chili cook offs and other events which raise funds for charity.

The Knights would like to thank the following businesses who were planning to participate; Two Scotts, Freddie’s, Broadway Bar, Joey’s Bar and Grill and Shot’s on Lake Michigan Dr.

13th Annual Keep Christ in Christmas Competition

Our council is proud to announce our 13th annual Keep Christ in Christmas card contest for kids from preschool to 12th grade. Those who want to participate can download an entry form with complete rules here.

This year we will also be selling winning cards from previous years to raise money for the Sacred Heart Academy art department and other charitable causes. Sales will start in mid-October, but you can reserve boxes here.

In addition to selling cards to help support the arts, we will be sending winning cards from prior years to shut-in Sacred Heart parishioners to remind them that we care for them and are praying for them in the Christmas season.

Examples of 2018 winning cards are available here. 2017 winning cards are available here. 2016 winners.

2019 Essay Contest

The Sacred Heart council will once again be sponsoring the Knights of Columbus Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest. The council contest is part of the essay contest sponsored by the Supreme Knights of Columbus. Winners at the council level have a chance to participate in the state level with the chance to move on to the international level.

2019-2020 Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest Theme:

Discuss the meaning of Virtue and how you live and embody the virtue of Charity.

Follow this link for more detail.

Please Pray for Our Bishops

As bishops from around the world meet with Pope Francis, the Knights of Columbus will begin the Novena for Repentance, Renewal and Rebuilding. The bishops meeting will run from February 21 – 24 to discuss the sexual abuse crisis. The Knights of Columbus ask all Catholics to join us as we embark on this nine day novena of prayer for the success of this landmark Vatican meeting. Please see attached novena prayer card for prayers for each of the nine days.