Founded in 1882 by Father Michael J. McGivney, the Knights of Columbus
are Catholic gentlemen committed to the exemplification of charity,
unity, fraternity, patriotism and defense of the priesthood. It is firmly
committed to the protection of human life, from conception to natural
death, and to the preservation and defense of the family. It was on
these bedrock principles that the Order was founded over a century ago
and remains true to them today.
Knights of Columbus is one of the oldest international Catholic brotherhood
organizations. If you want to join this great organization of Catholic
men, the Mantua chapter, with a nearby hall on St. Rt. 44, serves the
St. Joseph community. The Mantua K of C’s sponsor a wide range of social
and religious activities, including dances, Lenten pierogi dinners,
pancake breakfasts, pilgrimages, and special Masses. Click below for
upcoming events. In addition, they participate in activities sponsored
by the Portage County Chapter Knights of Columbus which may include
Toys for Tots, Special Populations Basketball Shooting Contest at Happy
Day School, and Portage County MRDD Special Olympics Bowling Tournament.
They also offer financial services and instruments, such as life insurance.
1st Monday (Social) and 3rd Monday (Business), 7:30 p.m.
Club Room: Open to members (friends & family welcome)
every Friday evening, 7-11 p.m.
Knights of Columbus Hall, 11845 St. Rt. 44, Mantua, OH 44255 (just 1/4
mi. north of the State Routes 44 & 82 intersection).
Fr. John Cassidy Assembly of the K of C 4th Degree: Meetings
held 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Mantua K of C Hall
PIEROGI & FISH DINNERS REVERSE RAFFLE
THANKSGIVING DINNER FOR SENIOR CITIZENS
AUXILIARY PORTAGE COUNTY COUNCILS
Below for the K of C's Monthly Newsletter
Fr. Michael Garvey (Chaplain), Rick Custer (Grand Knight), Robert Zoller
(Deputy Grand Knight), Phil Novak (Financial Secretary), John Dickey
(Treasurer), Chris Anderson (Warden), Steve Zwolinski (Advocate), Marvin
Litz (Chancellor), Vince Festa (Recorder), Bill Cleary (1st Year Trustee), Terry Kulka (2nd Year Trustee), Dan Cozzens (3rd Year Trustee), Tim Rooth (O/S Guard), Ray Markward (I/S Guard).
the K of C you will find brother Knights working to fulfill the central
mission of the Order:
in charitable works
the Church and unified in following its teachings
brother Knights in their temporal and spiritual needs
for the good of their country
aid to widows, orphans, the sick and the poor
is Father McGivney's dream, echoing across the century, and living today
in the hearts of his brothers and all of those they touch.
year the Mantua Knights of Columbus host a series of events. The funds
raised from these activities are used by the Knights of Columbus to
support activities for the mentally retarded. The funds go to Happy
Days School, the 4C's, and the Special Olympics, among others.
Mantua K of C Center offers complete banquet facilities for weddings,
rehearsal dinners, baptisms and holy communion parties, family and class
reunions, business meetings and luncheons, and school & community
events. Located at 11845 State Route 44 in Mantua, the 200 capacity
K of C Hall is just north of State Route 82. Please call Dan Baumbick
at 330.760.3564 or e-mail mantuakofC@aol.com
for details on how the Mantua Knights of Columbus may provide catering
to all of your personal and business needs.
complete details on the Knights of Columbus organization, please visit
their site at http://www.kofc.org.
OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL #3766 EVENTS
On Saturday, March 10, Mantua Council #3766 held their Annual
Founder's Night Award Banquet at which various individuals and families
were recognized for their contributions to the church, the community
and the Knights of Columbus. The recipients of this year's awards
Coat Award - Lt. Greg Johnson, Portage County Sheriff's Dept.
Volunteer of the Year - Don Engelhart
Award - Caitlin Chartier & Dan O'Sickey, St. Joseph Parish
Family Award - Carl & Mary Ann Feddor
Religious of the Year - Sr. Joyce Schreiber, SND
Auxiliary "Woman of the Year" Award - Annette Carlisle
Women's Auxliary Youth Scholarship Award - Caitlin Chartier
Ulics Award - Larry Parsons
Award - Ralph Cross, Fr. John Cassidy Assembly
of C Family Award - Steve & Candy Zwolinski
of the Year - Tim Rooth
LENTEN PIEROGI & FISH DINNERS
Knights of Columbus Hall
S.R. 44 (North of S.R. 82), Mantua, Ohio
5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Every Friday during Lent 2/24/12 - 3/30/12
Dinner: 3 pierogis (choice of potato, broccoli, mushroom, or
sauerkraut), grilled onions and sour cream
Baked Fish Dinner: 2 pieces baked fish, french fries and
Shrimp Dinner: Deep fried shrimp, french fries and cocktail
Dinner: 2 pierogis (your choice) & 2 baked fish, grilled
onions, sour cream, tartar sauce OR 2 pierogis (your choice) shrimp,
french fries, grilled onions, sour cream, tartar sauce
Kid's Special: macaroni & cheese, beverage
Special Side Dishes: deep fried mushrooms or onion rings
Poppers: cheese stuffed Jalapeno peppers
dinners include: hot vegetable; choice of green salad,
cole slaw or apple sauce; rolls and butter; beverage; homemade desserts.
available after 4:30 p.m. by calling 330.274.2576
Fish & Shrimp Dinners: $8.50 adults/$7.50 seniors/$3.50 kids
Combo Dinners: $11.50 adults/$10.50 seniors/$4.50 children
Kid's Special: $1.50 / Special Side Dishes: $2.50 / Poppers:
funds raised from these dinners are used by the
Knights of Columbus to support activities for the mentally retarded.
The funds go to Happy Days School, 4C's, and
the Special Olympics programs, among others.
of C REVERSE RAFFLES 2013
May 18 &
October 12, 2013
Doors Open at 6:00 p.m. / Dinner begins at 7:15 p.m.
Raffle begins at 8:30 p.m.
of Columbus Hall
11845 S.R. 44, Mantua, OH 44255
Price includes one chance to win on the big board,
Dinner with soup & salad, steak, baked potato,
vegetables, rolls & butter, beverages & dessert.
There'll be an Open Bar, Live Musical Entertainment & Dancing,
a chance at $1,000.00 Grand Prize
along with other games of chance
for an evening of fun!
Event Ticket Price:
$65/couple or $55/single
(Package Price: $120.00/couple or $100.00 single)
Tickets Available Through:
Baumbick, Dan Brezovec, Bob Fathauer,
Bob Hartman, John Kruis, Terry Kulka,
Joe Robine, Mel Romanello, Lyle Tayerle
further details, please call Bob
of the Mantua Knights of Columbus
330.274.3282 or e-mail
HOST THANKSGIVING DINNER FOR SENIOR CITIZENS
The Mantua Knights of Columbus are planning to host their FREE Thanksgiving
Dinner for Senior Citizens of the Mantua area on Sunday, November 18,
2012, beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the K of C Hall. Reservations
are a must for this "first come, first serve" event.
For more information or to make your reservations, please call 330.274.4982
beginning November 1, 2012. Please leave your name, phone number, and
how many guests (you will receive a confirmation call).
AUXILIARY OF MANTUA COUNCIL 3766
Women's Auxiliary is the ladies "arm" of the Knights of
Columbus. We are a charitable organization of Catholic women founded
on Unity, Friendship and Charity. Members
encourage each other's total development and foster growth of every
aspect of life - spiritual, social and charitable - adding up to
a more fulfilling life!
group is open to ALL Catholic women, age 16 and over -
NOT JUST THE WIVES OF KNIGHTS.
An invitation is extended to all wives, daughters and friends
of the Knights of Columbus to join this group of the Mantua K of C.
are held the first Monday of each month at the Mantua Knights of Columbus
Hall (upstairs) at 7:00 p.m. For more information about the Women's
Auxiliary, please contact Annette Carlisle at 330.527.2220.
President ~ Annette Carlisle, Vice President ~
Donna Festa, Treasurer ~ Linda
Litz, Secretary ~ Candy Zwolinski
PORTAGE COUNTY DEANERY K
of C COUNCILS
- Knights of Columbus Council #14186 (Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Aurora)
- Knights of Columbus Council #11801 (St. Ambrose, Garrettsville)
- Knights of Columbus Council #1411 (St. Patrick, Kent)
- Knights of Columbus Council #3575 (St. Joseph, Mantua)
- Knights of Columbus Council #2039 (St. Joseph, Randolph-Suffield Area)
- Knights of Columbus Council #1417 (Immaculate Conception, Ravenna)
- Knights of Columbus Council #5173 (St. Peter of the Fields, Rootstown)
- Knights of Columbus Msgr. Lavelle Council #4571 (St. Joan of Arc, Streetsboro)
- Knights of Columbus Fr. Lambert J. Andrews Council #4433 (St. Michael, Windham)
- Pope Pius XII of the K of C 4th Degree #834 (link will be on right side) - serving St. Ambrose (Garrettsville),
St. Michael (Windham), St. Peter of the Fields (Rootstown), Immaculate Conception (Ravenna), St. Joseph (Randolph-Suffield Area)
- Fr. Cassidy Assembly #3034 of the K of C 4th Degree - serving St. Joseph (Mantua), Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Aurora), St. Patrick (Kent), St. Joan of Arc (Streetsboro)