Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus was founded by a parish priest, Fr. Michael McGivney in 1882 and has grown into the largest Catholic fraternal service organization in the world with over 1.9 million members. KofC is for Catholic men, age 18 and older. The four core principles of the KofC are charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism.

The Bowling Green Holy Trinity Council #6373 offers support, both financially and manpower, to the two priests and the Catholic parishes in Bowling Green. It also has an insurance program for members and their families.

Our council offers activities in the areas of church, family, council, community, youth, and Culture of Life. The

The Knights of Columbus host a variety of activities:

  • two coffee and donuts gatherings at St. Thomas More,
  • sale of religious Christmas Cards and Keep Christ in Christmas magnets at both parishes,
  • an annual free throw for youth ages 9-14 and an annual free throw for Wood-Lane,
  • a visit to the Sandusky Veteran’s home,
  • money collection for the developmentally disabled through the Measure-Up Campaign,
  • host fish fries during Lent,
  • lead a Stations of the Cross at St. Aloysius during Lent,
  • help with parish grounds clean-up at both parishes
  • provide manpower to help with tables and chairs set-up and take-down at the St. Aloysius Blood Drive and Rummage Sale
  • raise funds and donate money to seminarians, etc.

During the year, the group holds 11 monthly meetings at St. Aloysius Clare Hall and one summer meeting at St. Thomas More.  Members are encouraged also to help at as many of the Council’s activities as they can.

For membership information contact Dale Schroeder at 419-819-6373 or