Council

MOST PURE HEART OF MARY

Council #4254

1800 Stone Ave

Topeka, KS 66604

About Us

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 Order is still true to its founding principles of charity, unity and fraternity.

The Knights was formed to render financial aid to members and their families. Mutual aid and assistance are offered to 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.

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Breaking News and Upcoming Knights Events

            January

  • Thu Jan 18th - Chapter Meeting (7:30)
  • Mon Jan 22nd - Social Meeting (6:30)

  February

  • Sat-Sun Feb 3-4 - Trash Bag Sales
  • Sat Feb 3rd - Mardi Gras Dinner - Adopt a Seminarian
  • Sat Feb 10th - Wine and Cheese Party 
  • Mon Feb 12th - Business Meeting (7:00)
  • Thu Feb 15th - Chapter Meeting (7:30)
  • Sun Feb 25th - Knighthood (3rd) Degree
  • Mon Feb 26th - Social Meeting (6:30)

Regional Events


Pope Francis Intentions 

  • Evangelization: Religious Minorities in Asia That Christians, and other religious minorities in Asian countries, may be able to practice their faith in full freedom.

 Archbishop Naumann Intentions 

  • For an end of racism in our society and for healing of those who have been wounded by racial discrimination. † For a reversal of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court, allowing States to protect the lives of unborn children. 

    For a reversal of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court, allowing States to protect the lives of unborn children. 

Fr Greg Intentions 

  • For many to hear and respond to the call to enter into or deepen their relationship with Christ this year of 2018 especially through our Discovering Christ program (beginning January 25) and the Made for More event (February 2).
  •  For all men of the parish, that through the intercession of St. Joseph, they may imitate him in boldly living their faith and their vocations.
  • For divine guidance in designing a new rectory and master planning our entire campus, that through the intercession of St. Joseph (carpenter and home-builder) and our Patroness, the Blessed Virgin Mary, we may make our parish buildings and grounds a fitting place for encountering Christ.
  • For all the prayer intentions entrusted to us, that our patroness, the Blessed Virgin Mary would keep them in her Most Pure Heart and present them to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. 

 

 

 

 

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Contact Information

Position Grand Knight
Name Bill Lammers
Phone 785-554-9891
 

Members Only

Catholic Information
Catholic Prayer and Devotions
Faith Formation Courses
Knights Gear

If anyone knows of a Knight in distress, sick or in need of the Council's prayers, please contact Teddy Reiser, FS, at 785-845-5465, If you are interested in the Knights contact Bill Lammers, GK, at 785-554-9891 or Melvin Depperschmidt, DGK, at 785-233-8383.

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Prayer Calendar for Priests, developed by John Saiki, father of Fr. Saiki, is now available at www.ProLifeKC.com. Simply go to the homepage and scroll down to the link called Prayer Calendar for Priests. You can download and/or print the calendar through May 2016. Each day of the month a priest in the archdiocese is listed by name so that you can readily pray for the priest by name. Let us pray daily for our priests and seminarians.

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Our parish mission is:  We strive to imitate the heart of our patroness, the Blessed Virgin Mary, by: Loving God with all our hearts, Loving our neighbor as ourselves and Bringing Christ to others. This is the essence of the Legion of Mary. Our Blessed Mother gives graces and gifts as she desires. We must answer the call. We are called to serve, to act with humility, patience and obedience. God has blessed us with eternal life and also our Blessed Mother. He continues to bless us through her graces. We must be obedient and do her work, wherever it takes us. We can do this by looking to Our Mother as our strength and our help. This is how we can truly answer the call of our Blessed Mother. Is the Blessed Mother calling you? For more information, call Beverly Brown at 785-272-2187 or Niashia Baker at 785-554-4129