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Honoring Our Heroes

In honor of our nation's fallen heroes, and all who serve in the U.S. Armed Forces, the Knights of Columbus offer a Memorial Day message featuring an excerpt of President Franklin Roosevelt's D-Day...

A Pilgrimage Unlike Any Other

From May 17-23, a group of American Warrior Pilgrims, including wounded and non wounded, are traveling to Lourdes, France, with the Warriors to Lourdes Pilgrimage to take part in the 59th International Military Pilgrimage. Sponsored by the Archdiocese for the Military...

Our Lady of Fatima 100th Anniversary Celebration

The World Apostolate of Fatima’s U.S. Tour for Peace, marking the 100th Anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady at Fatima, Portugal, is coming to the Diocese of Rapid City. The International Pilgrim Virgin Statue has been taken to more than 100 countries. The tour,...

Fight the Good Fight Men’s Conference

Mark Houck is the Co-Founder of The King's Men, a non-profit organization seeking to unite and build up men as true leaders, protectors, and providers. He will be speaking at the "Fight the Good Fight" men's conference on Saturday April 29, 2017 from 8am to 4pm. The...

Council #8844 Receives Star Council Award

LOCAL KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL RECEIVES TOP INTERNATIONAL AWARD Knights of Columbus Council 8844 of Blessed Sacrament Church Rapid City, SD has earned the distinction of Star Council, one of the organizat1on’s top awards, for the 2015-2016 fraternal year. The...

Why Columbus Sailed

The reasons for the explorer's historic voyage are often misunderstood When the Knights of Columbus was founded, their namesake, Christopher Columbus, was a symbol of the idea that there is no contradiction in being a Catholic and an American. In recent decades,...

Congratulations to our newest Fourth Degree Knights from 8844

To our newest Fourth Degree Knights who participated in the exemplification on September 11, 2016 at Blessed Sacrament. Congratulations- Sir Marshall Clement Sir Joseph Dona Sir Michael Thompson Sir Christopher Duhon Sir Delaine Lutz Sir Charles Kopriva Sir Lawrence...

MERCY, POOR AT CENTER OF BLESSED TERESA’S CANONIZATION EVENTS

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The poor, the suffering and those who minister to them will be at the center of celebrations leading up to the canonization of Blessed Teresa of Kolkata at the Vatican. The main event -- the canonization Mass -- will begin at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 4,...

Mother Teresa Canonized a Saint – Charity Personified

The portrait of Mother Teresa that will be displayed on the façade of St. Peter’s Basilica at her Vatican canonization on Sunday, Sept. 4, was commissioned by the Knights of Columbus and painted by renowned American artist Chas Fagan. A graduate of Yale University,...

FATHERS FOR GOOD

A FATHER IS … A Protector … Involved … A Loving Husband … AND SO MUCH MORE. Welcome to Fathers for Good, an initiative for men by the Knights of Columbus. Whether you are a seasoned dad, a new dad, a dad to be, or a single guy wanting to know more about fatherhood,...

50-50 Raffle Club Start getting ready to join the 50-50 Raffle Club for 2016-17.  The window to join will officially open on July 1, 2016.  Click HERE for more...