Legion of Mary The Legion of Mary is an international association of the faithful of the Catholic Church who serve the Church on a voluntary basis. To be in the Legion of Mary, one must be a practicing Catholic. Active members serve God under the banner of Mary by practicing the Spiritual Works of Mercy. The main mission of the Legion consists in activities directed towards all men and women, young and old, rich and poor as well as people from the margins of society. The members of the Legion are primarily engaged in the performance of the Spiritual Works of Mercy rather than works of material aid. Meetings are held weekly. The Legion of Mary is open to all male and female Catholics.
St. Vincent de Paul Society Council (SSVP) The St Vincent de Paul Society is a lay Catholic organisation that aspires to live the gospel message by serving Christ in the poor with love, respect, justice, hope and joy, and to bring about a more just and compassionate society. Parish SSVP Council distributes aid to the parsons in need leaving in the parish area and beyond. Our Council cooperates for example with the "Marillac Place" that offers safe time-limited housing for women between the ages of 16 and 25 who are pregnant, who have their child(ren) in their care, or who are attempting to regain care of their child(ren). You will find offertory donation envelope for SSVP in your offertory box. SSVP Regional Council website, here.
Catholic Women’s League (CWL) The Catholic Women’s League of Canada is a national organization rooted in gospel values calling its members to holiness through service to the people of God. It was established in this parish soon after its founding. The Ladies meet monthly, usually on Tuesdays, and are engaged in a host of activities: spiritual, social, fundraising and charitable. Organization's official website, here.
Widow and Widowers Group The group is open to everyone who has experienced the loss of a spouse. Its purpose is to provide a sense of community and help build relationships. The group meets occasionally at the social setup, in the parish center or outside.
Knights of Columbus The Knights of Columbus is a global Catholic fraternal service order founded by Fr. Michael J. McGivney on March 29, 1882. The organization is named after the Italian explorer Christopher Columbus. It's a fraternal and charitable organization. Being a knight "It means a life of faith in action, a life of boldness in brotherhood, a life worth living. Join 2 million Catholic men on a mission."
Local Council, Kitchener Knights of Columbus, Father Funcken Council #1504 797 Guelph Street, Kitchener, Ontario, N2H 5Z2 PHONE: 519-893-1504 E-MAIL: Click here Website: Click here