Knights of Columbus Meeting & Exemplification This Thursday

Posted By: Myles Sandolph On: 2023-09-11
Posted On: 2023-09-11

Brother Elzear Council #5202 of the Knights of Columbus will be holding its fall All-Council Meeting and Exemplification this Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in Saint Mary’s Hall Room 300 (Common Room). All members of the Council are expected to attend, and any Catholic men who are at least 18 years of age who desire to become Knights are strongly encouraged to attend to be exemplified. Pre-registration for exemplification can be done at; contact Warden Jacob Fiala at for details on how to pre-register for free. Men who wish to be exemplified are also expected to dress formally to reflect the solemnity of the exemplification ceremony.

About Brother Elzear Council #5202
Located on the campus of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Brother Elzear Council #5202 of the Knights of Columbus is the premier fraternal organization for Catholic men on campus. We strive to align our organizational virtues of charity, unity, and fraternity with the Lasallian virtues of faith, service, and community by encouraging a campus culture of prayer, participating in and leading service projects, and hosting a variety of events to grow our campus community and build a strong bond of friendship between Brother Knights. To learn more about what it means to join our council, please contact Grand Knight Patrick Derleth at, or Chancellor Thomas Williams at More information about the Knights as a global organization can be found below, or by visiting our website at
About the Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus is one of the world’s leading fraternal and service organizations with 2 million members in more than 16,000 parish-based councils. During the past year, Knights around the world donated more than 47 million service hours and $153 million for worthy causes in their communities. The organization also offers extensive life insurance services to members and their families, resulting in more than $116 billion of life insurance in force. Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors offers investment  services to individuals and institutions in accord with Catholic social teaching and has over $27 billion in assets under management. From helping children in need, to providing wheelchairs for the disabled, to helping stock food banks, to offering top-rated and affordable insurance products to its members, to creating a legacy of giving, the Knights of Columbus has supported families and communities for more than 140 years.