December 11, 2012

Knights of Columbus


Lord, make me an instrument of your peace,
Where there is hatred, let me sow Love
Where there is injury, Pardon
Where there is doubt, Faith
Where there is despair, Hope
Where there is darkness, Light
And where there is sadness, Joy
– St. Francis of Assisi

Our Mission: The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic Fraternal Family Service Organization. Being a Knight is more than camaraderie; it is being involved with your community; it is supporting your Catholic Church, while enhancing your own faith; it is about protecting and enhancing your family life.

Our Members: All Catholic men over the age of 18.

Expenses: $35 annual dues


Officer meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday each month. Meetings are open to all.

Member business meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday each month.

Business meetings are restricted to only qualified members of The Knights of Columbus.

Meetings are held at:

St. Maria Goretti Parish Hall
3954 Palo Verde Avenue
Long Beach

Activities: Most of the work of our Council #3629 is in support of the youth of our community.

We provide:

  • Annual track meets for all 59 Los Angeles County Catholic grade schools
  • BBQ grill and expert cooks for church events
  • Basketball free throw competition
  • Basketball tournaments
  • Christmas party for our little ones
  • Easter egg hunt and picnic
  • End of summer family beach party
  • Financial support to four Catholic school athletic programs
  • Manpower for parish fairs and school fundraisers (bartenders)
  • Many family social gatherings such as Super Bowl parties, etc.
  • Rancho San Antonio Boys Home fundraisers
  • Scholarships to eighth grade students going on to Catholic high schools

Contacting Us: Please call Marty Vezzetti – (562) 425-0621