Michigan State Council Knights of Columbus Convention at Grand Hotel
Starts: May 22, 2014
Ends: May 23, 2014
Location: Grand Hotel
The Michigan Knights of Columbus host their annual meeting at Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island each spring. The Knights of Columbus comprise the largest Catholic fraternal organization in the world with more than 1.7 million members, Michigan has almost 71,000 Knights from more than 400 councils dedicated to serving their communities and parishes. The Knights’ bylaws require an annual meeting to vote on issues and select delegates. Knights will attend business meetings at Grand Hotel to decide on laws and attended religious masses at Ste Anne’s Catholic Church. The convention is also a chance for the Knights to showcase their achievements and hand out awards.
Since its beginnings the organization has promoted the principles of charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism. Knights contribute to the welfare of their parishes and communities and seek to help the needy through financial and volunteer support. In addition to the fellowship and faith development that Knights enjoy through their affiliation, the Knights offers a top-rated and competitively priced insurance program for the security of member families. The Knights raise money throughout the year for food drives and charities such as Habitat for Humanity.
Please contact your local Knights of Columbus chapter for registration information. www.mikofc.org.