Knight of the Year

This year the members of Alex Semel Council of the St. John of the Cross Knights of Columbus chose from their ranks four men who exemplified the tenets of the Knights of Columbus as well as the teachings of the Catholic Church. Ken Roberts, Darryl O’Meallie, Eric Guttierrez and Ricky Suprean were the nominees for […]

Family of the Year

  2017 KC Family of the Year was awarded to John and Mary Clement. John is a long time member of our Knights of Columbus council. He and his wife Mary are devoted members of our parish and have a loving marriage and family life.  John’s service to our parish includes serving as an usher, […]


At the May meeting, the Alex Semel Council Knights of Columbus elected their officers for the 2017-2018 Fraternal Year beginning July 1st. Father Gil blessed all the officers as our Grand Knight Tommy Papa and Deputy Grand Knight Sal Shepherd were sworn in.

Knights Cook for Archbishop

St John of the Cross is hosting a nine-day Holy Spirit novena between May 26-June 3. Brother Deacon Ricky Suprean reached out to his fellow nights asking us to prepare a special meal for Archbishop Gregory Aymond . The archbishop opened the novena on May 26 after feasting on gumbo, salad, Shrimp pasta and blueberry […]

Knights donate to Compassion That Compels

Recently Knights donated funds to Compassion That Compels which was used to purchase Compassion Bags. Compassion Bags started with a letter and a sweater as her two sisters-in-law and sister battled cancer. Since July 2013, Compassion That Compels has reached over 2,000 BEAUTIFUL women battling cancer in 31 states. Compassion Bags gift a quiet peace […]