Father Michael J. Finnegan Council #14456

Recently Elected Officers for Fraternal Year 2018–2019
Chaplain Fr. Jack Marino (Appointed)
Grand Knight Eugene Roos, PFN
Financial Secretary Curtis Stanley (Appointed)
Recording Secretary Nathan Freeby
Chancellor Jack Frandecka
Treasurer Clyde Schreiner
Warden Peter Palmieri, PFN
Advocate Gary Berry
Inside Guard Joseph Dust
Outside Guard Joseph Orofino
Trustee, 3 Year Robert Marriner, PGK
Trustee, 2 Year James Pennell, PGK, DW
Trustee, 1 Year Ernest Comeau, PGK

What is Knights of Columbus?

Knights of Columbus is an active fraternal organization of Catholic men dedicated to the ideals of charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism.  Membership is open to practicing Catholic men who are over the age of 18.  Founded in 1882 by Father Michael J. McGivney, at St. Mary’s Church in New Haven, Connecticut, the Knights of Columbus contributes to our local and universal Church, our community and charitable organizations.

Be a male, at least 18 years of age, who is a practical Catholic and is willing to give of his time and talent.

Time Commitment
Meetings are on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM. The first meeting of the month is a Council Officers/Business meeting, while the meeting on the fourth week of the month is a General Council Meeting.

At St. Catherine of Siena, the Knights of Columbus sponsor pancake breakfasts, Italian Dinner/Dance, a Tootsie Roll Drive to benefit the Morning Star School along with other functions.


Gene Roos
Grand Knight


The Knights of Columbus once again hosted the Breakfast with Santa on December 8, which featured not only Santa but Mrs. Claus, as well!

Now in its third year, the breakfast has become a much-anticipated tradition with our younger families.


Our Knights also sponsored a drive for Pinellas Hope.  Parishioners were asked to bring new hats/gloves/socks for the residents of Pinellas Hope, which the Knights wrapped.  Then on Tuesday, December 4 at 7:00pm, was the Christmas tree lighting, carol singing, cookies, and our K of C Santa had 250 gifts to distribute to the residents.