Saint John XXIII Council was chartered June 31st, 1967 at St. Stephen's in Trumbull, CT with 58 charter members. When St. Jude Parish was established in Monroe, CT in 1973, the council was transferred there to better support the Monroe community.
It is named after Pope John XXIII. (For history and information on Blessed Pope John Paul XXIII, click here).
Our Council works closely with the St. Jude Parish community in Monroe, CT, providing support and funds for various projects.
Saint John XXIII Council 5987 is located at St. Jude's Church at 707 Monroe Turnpike in Monroe, CT 06468.
Our Council is composed of about 200 Knights, four being Honorary and 11 being Honorary Life Members
The Grand Knight for 2019 - 2020 is Bill Davoren.
Our Council meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month, at 7:30 PM in the Parish School. For those wishing to participate, the Rosary is said before the meeting starting at 7 PM.
Officer meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month at 7:30 PM in the school.
If you are interested in hearing more about our Council and its activities, please click hereand send an email.
ST. JOHN XXl 11 COLUMBIETTES
The Columbiettes is a prayerful community ofCatholic women who perform charitable works. We are an international organization dedicated to our Patronesses, the BLESSED VIRGIN MARY, ST. THERESA THE LITTLE FLOWER and ST. JOAN OF ARC.
* The BLUE CIRCLE represents the World.
* The WHITE CROSS represents Christ's love for us - by His Crucifixion He redeemed the World.
* The RAYS represent our zeal to serve God through the mediums of FAlTH, HOPE and CHARITY symbolized by the THREE WHITE STARS. Our purpose is to: