Patriotism – Members of the Knights of Columbus, be they Americans, Canadians, Mexicans, Cubans, Filipinos, Poles, or Dominicans, are patriotic citizens.
We are proud of our devotion to God and country, and believe in standing up for both.
The following are some examples but new committees form as the need arises. This committee includes several volunteers that sell cards, call numbers, verify winners, accounting, bar sales, kitchen sales, etc…VOCATIONS – Brother Pedro Najera is the Chairman.
This committee focuses on supporting our seminarians in their quest for the Priesthood.
This committee supports persons with intellectual disabilities by raising funds in the community. Brother Knights that help on this committee are generally involved in at least one other committee as well.
Each year in the fall there is a tootsie roll campaign whereby Knight Volunteers are invited to stand at a store front to give away this candy with the hope that people make donations. PARISH YOUTH PROGRAMS – Brother Louie Cooper is the Chairman.It is common for our seminarians to receive 0.00 dollar scholarships each year plus a little spending money during the Christmas and Easter Seasons.Some of their fund raising events in the past have included dinners, golf tournaments, dances, raffles, donation etc…TOOTSIE ROLLS – Brother John Pacheco is the Chairman.SCHOLARSHIPS – Brother George A Sabin is the chairman. The purpose of this committee is to raise funds for scholarships or stipends that are meant for sons and daughters of Council 1200 Knights in good standing.These stipends can be as little as 0.00 or as much as 0.00 - 00.00 depending on what’s in our coffers. SICK AND DISTRESSED – Brother Jim Szumsky is the Councils Chancellor and this committee would report to him.Welcome to Tucson Council 1200, established in 1907 before Arizona was a state. We primarily support St Ambrose Parish but from time to time assist other Parishes as well. Today thankfully there are many Councils in Tucson with each supporting a Parish.There is no better way to experience love and compassion than by helping those in need, a call we answer every day. Members of the Knights of Columbus all know that – together – we can accomplish far more than any of us could individually. That doesn’t mean that we always agree or that there is never a difference of opinion.It does mean that – as a Knight of Columbus – you can count on the support and encouragement of your brother Knights as you work to make life better in your parish and community.(courtesy of Wikipedia)Many notable Catholic men from all over the world have been Knights of Columbus.In the United States, some of the most notable include John F.