Knights of Columbus

St. Theodore Guerin Council 14057
St. Alexander Parish   •    Palos Heights, Illinois   •    (708) 448-4861 Ext. 400


Grand Knight Bill Rogers and Deputy Grand Knight Steve Lukasik present a check to St. Alexander Special Religious Education (SPRED) program, one of the recipients of this year's Intellectual Disabilities Drive. Each September the Knights of Columbus collect donations (and hand out Tootsie Rolls) to benefit organizations and programs that support people with intellectual disabilities.


Knights of Columbus apparel can be ordered online at KNIGHTSGEAR.COM. Many items can be personalized with our council name and number. For personalized items specify: St. Theodore Guerin Council 14057.


St. Theodore Guerin Council 14057 will accept your an old, worn, or damaged American flag. Flags are collected by the Knights and, in a periodic retirement ceremony, disposed of in a dignified and respectful manner. Flags may be left in the marked container in the SAVE room.


Sponsorships are available through the Knights of Columbus for St. Alexander's Crosby Parish Center. As a sponsor you will have the benefit of having your advertising sign appear on the wall of the Crosby Parish Center and will enjoy the exposure your sign will get at all the sports activities and the many parish social events held in the Crosby Center. Previous sponsors are being asked to renew for 2018. And there are opportunities for new sign sponsors as well. For sponsorship information contact Tom Stuchly at (708) 699-4444 or e-mail to


Parents of children baptized at St. Alexander will be receiving special gifts from the Knights of Columbus. To celebrate her child's Baptism, each mom will receive a beautiful glass rose symbolic of love and life. And, the dads will receive a rosary emblematic of the Knights' devotion to our Blessed Mother to encourage them to be a model of prayer for their children. Members of St. Theodore Guerin Council 14057 will be present at the Baptisms to give these gifts. (Knights are needed on an ongoing basis to present the Roses and Rosaries. Contact Jerry Ritz to volunteer!)

Intellectual Disabilities Drive Chairman PGK Brian Mellenthin (right) presents a check to (left to right) Imagine Diving's Robert Hemedinger, Elizabeth (Lizzy) Wasilewski, and Nick Borema.

Each September the Knights of Columbus Intellectual Disabilities Drive collects donations — and hands out Tootsie Rolls) — to support people with intellectual disabilities.

Imagine Diving is a 501(c)3 organization providing opportunities for children, adults and veterans with mental and physical challenges to experience the rewards and benefits of the underwater world through SCUBA diving in a professionally supervised environment tailored to each individual.

District Deputy Mike Centracchio (right) presented the Columbian Award to St. Theodore Guerin Council 14057 Grand Knight Bill Rogers (center) and Deputy Grand Knight Steve Lukasik (left). The Columbian Award is presented annually to local councils in recognition of local programs in the areas of community activities, family activities, youth activities, church activities, and Culture of Life.

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