The Knights of Columbus: the world’s largest Catholic fraternal service organization comprised of over 15,000 Councils and 1.9 million Catholic men around the world. Dedicated to providing charitable services within both the Church and their communities, the Knights of Columbus are committed to four core principles: Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism.
Fr. Shyshkowich Council # 8925 was granted its Charter on March 27, 1985. Our Council was named after a Redemptorist Priest, Rev. Gregory Shyshkowich C.Ss.R. In 1928, after ten years of missionary work in Ukraine, Fr. Shyshkowich began his missionary and pastoral work in Canada and the United States. He was regarded by the Ukrainian Canadians as the “Ukrainian Missionary” and assisted in founding St. Joseph’s Ukrainian Catholic Parish.
Fr. Shyshkowich Council supports the many activities and programs at St. Joseph’s Church both financially and with many hours of volunteer work. The Council’s community outreach includes financial support to many charities, foundations and organizations such as participation in the Coats for Kids program; preparation and serving Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinners at the Welcome Home and a meal at a local drop in centre.
For further information please contact Mike Kiernicki at 204-694-9196.
Fr. Shyshkowich Council #8925
Bulletin & Meeting Dates
2019/2020 Columbian Year
|Bulletin Submission Deadline (Monday)||Executive Meeting (Thursday, 7:00)||Business Meeting (Monday, 7:00)|
|August 26||September 5||September 9|
|September 30||October 10||Tues. October 15|
|October 28||November 7||November 11|
|November 25||December 5||December 9|
|December 30||January 9||January 13 - 6:30 pm|
|January 27||February 6||February 10|
|February 24||March 5||March 9|
|March 30||April 16||Tues. April 21|
|April 27||May 7||May 11|
|May 25||June 4||June 8 - 6:30|
2019 – 2020 Council Officers
Chaplain: Fr. Dmytro Dnistrian
Grand Knight: Br. Michael Ryczak
Deputy Grand Knight: Br. Larry Trach
Past Gran Knight: Br. Mike Kiernicki
Financial Secretary: Br. Gord Lasko
Treasurer: Br. Garry Winch
Recording Secretary: Br. Bohdan Wowczuk
Chancellor: Br. Jim Tchir
Warden: Br. George Gaba
Advocate: Br. Dennis Wawrykow
Lecturer: Br. George Koch
Inside Guard: Br. Rudy Macsymach
Outside Guard: Br. Steve Fedun
Trustees: Br. Dave Gnutel / Br. Mike Kiernicki / Br. Peter Washchyshyn