Knights of Columbus Mike Chieffo and Gerald Kiker became Second Degree Knights of Columbus on Sunday, June 24 at St. Paul.
Mike and Gerald were among 18 who made their Second Degree and they were accompanied by Council 10567 members Louis J. Muro, Gaeton Conte and Joseph Conte.
The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest lay Catholic organization with more than 1.7 million members worldwide. The organization was founded in New Haven, Conn., 125 years ago by Father Michael J. McGivney, whose cause for canonization for sainthood is under way at the Vatican. Annually, Knights report raising more than $140 million dollars for charity and volunteering more than 64 million hours of service.