Knights of Columbus

Organization and Outreach Ministry

ATTENTION – The Knights of Columbus are hosting the annual Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest and everyone is invited to vote on their favorite posters after the Thanksgiving Masses on Thursday, November 28 – CLICK HERE for more information.

Knights of Columbus, Bishop Sheen Council, #10858, is a Catholic Family, Fraternal Service Organization dedicated to faith, community, family, youth and fellowship. The Council sponsors different events throughout the year:

  • Annual Fr. Leo Lyons Fishing Outing, held in late summer in Orland Park, for learning disabled adults and children. Normally everyone who attends catches a fish.
  • Tootsie Roll Annual Drive, normally held in September, for learning disable adults and children. The last few years the Bishop Sheen Council has collected over $6,500 a year for this cause.
  • Keep Christ in Christmas Annual Poster Contest
  • Annual Celebration of Renewal of Wedding Vows

The Bishop Sheen Council meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7 PM at St. Michael’s Church.


Membership is open to all practicing Catholic men, 18 years and older. A practicing Catholic is one who lives and follows the precepts of the Catholic Church, and follows God’s Commandments.

Additional Information

For additional information or requests for the Knights of Columbus to participate at Parish liturgies or for Knights’ assistance, please contact Tony Noska, Grand Knight, by phone at 708-301-7586 or via email at

Knights of Columbus #10858 Officers

Grand KnightAnthony R. Noska
Deputy Grand KnightBob Chio
ChancellorFrank Mallet
RecorderDon Ward
Financial SecretaryJerry Noga
TreasurerWayne Young
AdvocateVinny Candelero
WardenDavid Lynn
Inside GuardAl Wucker
Membership Recruitment DirectorLloyd Fojas
Youth DirectorBill O’Neil
Council DirectorTom Hudon

Knights of Columbus #10858 Trustees

One YearDouglas Stearns
Two YearMichael Minnus
Three YearJeff Minarcek

Knights of Columbus Meetings and Activities 2018-2019

  • Knights of Columbus Meeting – August 9 and 23, September 27, October 11 and 25; November 8 and 22 (Hospitality for Thanksgiving Masses at 8 AM and 10 AM); December 6 and 20; January 10 and 24; February 7 and 21; March 7 and 21; April 11 and 25; May 9 and 23; June 13 and 27.
  • May 2018 – Orland Days.
  • May 2018 – Knights to participate in Special Olympics.
  • July 7, 2018 – Officer Installation at St. Michael Church.
  • July 2018 – Pancake Breakfast at St. Michael Parish.
  • August 19, 2018 – Fr. Leo Lions Annual Fishing Outing for the mentally disabled in Orland Park.
  • August 2018 – Adult Fishing Outing.
  • September 22-23, 2018 – Intellectual Disabilities Drive AKA Tootsie Roll Donations after Masses at St. Michael Church. CLICK HERE for more information.
  • September or October 2018 – Seminarian Raffle after Masses – Along with this raffle, the Knights normally give $500 to a local seminarian.
  • October 13-14, 2018 – Recruitment Drive and Pancake Breakfast at St. Michael Parish.
  • November 22, 2018 – Distribution of Keep Christ in Christmas supplies at St. Michael School.
  • November 22, 2018 – Thanksgiving Donut Socials (Hospitality) for 8 AM and 10 AM Masses. Judge Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest.
  • November 2018 – Participation in Coats for Kids.
  • December 2018 – Nativity Scene Set-Up.
  • January 2019 – Participation in the Right to Life Rally in Chicago.
  • January 12, 2019 – Free Throw Contest at St. Michael School.
  • February 2019 – Spelling Bee at St. Michael School.
  • February 9, 2019 – Wedding Renewal at St. Michael Church.
  • Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Christ Passion in St. John, Indiana – Date to be posted!
  • Priest Recognition – Date to be posted!
  • Holy Thursday – April 18, 2019 – Visitation to Seven Churches.

Our Parish Organizations and Councils

Women’s Club

We dedicate ourselves to promoting Spiritual, Service and Social Interaction in our community.

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Moms Group

We provide social opportunities and facilitate friendships and support for the moms of our parish.

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Young Adults

We engage with other Young Adults in a comfortable, social setting to explore and practice our Catholic faith.

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Knights of Columbus

Fraternal Service Organization Council #10858 dedicated to faith, community, family, youth and fellowship.

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Hospitality Committee

Plans and facilitates the social gatherings that accompany special liturgies and other events in our parish.

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Parish Pastoral Council

Focus on the pastoral life of the parish and it is composed of members of the parish and the Pastor.

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Finance Council

Advise the pastor on all financial matters of the parish, including church, school and religious education.

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Ongoing and Upcoming Events