New Albany Harvest Homecoming Parade... Faith in Action: FAITH, FAMILY, COMMUNITY and LIFE I’d like to extend an invitation to all Brother Knights of Cardinal Ritter Council #1221 to participate in this year’s New Albany Harvest Homecoming Parade. The parade is Saturday, October 6th. Staging of the float is on Vincennes St. in New Albany, IN near New Albany High School. Be there by 11:00 a.m. The parade begins at Noon. Parking in that area should be available. Please if you are a member of the 4th Degree and have regalia, wear it or KofC hats, shirts etc. Any Knights interested in marching or riding on the float please extend this invitation to Brother Knights . If you have questions you can also reach out to the float chairman, Sean Missi at: (812) 987-2944 or leave a message at the Cardinal Ritter Council #1221 at: (812) 944-0891. Can we show our community what strong Catholic men look like? Thank you! We hope to see you there. +++
2nd Thursday of each month. Begins promptly at 7:30 p.m.
ABOUT OUR COUNCIL
The Cardinal Ritter #1221 Council is located in New Albany, IN on historic Main Street. You can contact the Knights of Columbus in New Albany by phone at (812) 944-0891. The K of C Cardinal Ritter Council #1221 celebrated 100 years during the year 2007. Bishop William E. Lori of Baltimore, MD., a New Albany native is the Supreme Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus. The Rev. William Ernst is the K of C Council #1221 Chaplain. The New Albany K of C supports various charities. Some charity efforts include: The Gibault Home, Crusade for Children, St. Elizabeth’s Maternity Home, Hospice of Southern Indiana and Thanksgiving baskets for the needy. Fundraisers include Fish Fries, Spaghetti Dinners, Steak Dinners and Hall Rentals. The Cardinal Ritter K of C #1221 Council purchased a home at 315 E. Ninth St. in 1937 to hold meetings. Prior to that, meetings were held at various locations. The K of C moved to its present location on Main Street in 1953 after acquiring land and title of the old Catholic Community Center.