Internationally, the Knights of Columbus is involved with several charitable organizations like the Special Olympics, the Global Wheelchair Mission, Habitat for Humanity, Food for Families, and Coats for Kids. In service of the Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus created the Catholic Information Service (which provides free literature for Catholics or those wishing to learn about Catholicism), provides monetary support for priestly vocations, and defends the Faith through advocacy and education.
In the community
Although St. Rita of Cascia Council #15244 is only a few months old, it has already made an impact on the community and parish. In October 2011, the council raised money for A Woman's Choice, which is a pregnancy assistance center that encourages expectant mothers to choose life over abortion. The council serves quarterly breakfasts for St. Rita parish and took the lead on this year's picnic. St. Rita of Cascia Council #15244 also has plans to host a blood drive in the Spring of 2012.
If you are interested in joining the Knights of Columbus and St. Rita of Cascia Council #15244, please refer to the Membership page.