*CATHOLIC SCHOOL FAMILIES
This group helps promote Catholic Schools and build community among Catholic School families by sharing students’ accomplishments and school updates, and by providing leadership opportunities by lecturing, altar serving, being a greeter, and/or public speaking. Students and families participate 3 times per year with the children wearing their school uniforms to Mass. Volunteers help coordinate events. To volunteer, please call 941-378-1703 ext. 301 to set up an appointment for background check and fingerprinting and attend SET.
*KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL 13307
This fraternal organization of Catholic men, defends the Catholic Faith, supports the parish, the church, and the community. Our four main principles are Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism. Council 13307 numbers 200 at The Church of Saint Patrick and 1.8 million worldwide. Members meet monthly in the parish hall, first Thursday at 7:00 PM with fundraising events throughout the year.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS LADIES AUXILIARY
These ladies are directly related to a member of the Knights, and fulfill their purpose by supporting their activities and charitable works. A spiritual and social organization, they combine their time/talents to support St. Patrick’s and to those in the community. Members meet monthly in the parish hall, first Thursday at 7:00 PM with fundraising events throughout the year.
Open to all women in the parish, this group features interesting speakers and clubs. The group also volunteers for cleaning and ironing the altar linens. Members work together on various fundraisers and events throughout the year to help those less fortunate and to support the needs of our parish. Business meetings are held on the 3rd Monday of each month, September-May, starting with the Rosary at 1:00 PM in the chapel with meeting to follow in the Parish Hall. Monthly, the 1st Wednesday Book Club meets in the Parish Hall room 6 from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM, and on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, the Social Club meets for sharing hobbies/crafts/games and fellowship from 12-3:00 PM in the parish hall rooms 1&2.