Links and Important Resources

Parish Communities of St Thomas the Apostle & St John Vianney
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Website of St Thomas the Apostle & St John Vianney

District Deputy District Deputy John Trahan – District 40
Councils –> 5510 – 6139 – 6212 – 12649 – 6343
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It is DD Trahan’s hope to bring our Councils together by advertising our activities. He also wants to keep the Brotherhood informed of relevant information going on within the State and at Supreme. As he attends our meetings he will post our events and relevant Council achievements on the site.

Koc why join
Why Join The Knights?
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Imagine being part of an organization that fills your art and your mind with the joy of giving to others and the feeling that comes with making a difference.

Knights are Catholic men, 18 years of age and older, who are committed to making their community a better place, while supporting their Church. Being a Knight is more than camaraderie; it is being involved with your community; it is supporting your local Catholic Church, while enhancing your own faith; it is about protecting and enhancing your family life. Come see just what we are all about and take the first steps to enhance your personal life by viewing the segment, “Why Join?”

The Knights of Columbus Insurance Miraglia Agency Website
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Website of our Council’s Insurance Agency

In the spirit of Father Michael J. McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, John is dedicated to helping members and their families during difficult times.  He takes great personal satisfaction in being able to design a personalized plan of insurance to meet the needs and budget of brother Knights and their families.

Knights of Columbus Insurance Miraglia Agency

Knights of Columbus Insurance Miraglia Agency






For your insurance needs contact:

Ben Budia
Telephone : 973-532-2712
Email :

Department of Persons with Disabilities
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DPD’s Mission:
With a deeply rooted sense of family and a commitment to excellence, the Department for Persons with Disabilities (DPD) provides residential, vocational, spiritual, and social services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Through competent and compassionate care, DPD empowers each person to become active, contributing, and valued members of their community, and to participate fully in life with dignity and respect. As a Catholic Charities Agency, DPD strives to end discrimination toward people with disabilities and works for social change by being a voice for justice and advocacy, and convenes others to do the same.

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Website of America’s Special Kidz


Joanne Bastante-Howard is a resident of New Jersey, a mother of a child with Down syndrome and a graduate of Rutgers University. She has a genuine love for children and has been raising awareness for children with disabilities for over seven years.

This website has been developed to offer parents, educators, physicians, business professionals and caretakers the resources necessary to support children and adults with special needs. We want to celebrate and cheer your son or daughter through each phase of life.

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The Beacon is the newspaper of the Paterson Diocese and is published every Thursday. It has 27,000 paid circulation, 100,000+ readers who live primarily in Morris, Passaic and Sussex Counties. (There are 425,000 Catholics living in these three counties — almost 40% of the total population.) The Beacon also has subscribers all over North America and beyond.
Phone: 973-777-8818 x 617


Welcome to the Knights of Columbus Booklet.pdf
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The New Jersey Knights of Columbus Website
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Website of the Knights of Columbus for New Jersey State

Knights of Columbus Supreme Website
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Website of the Knights of Columbus Supreme

Knightline Publication
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Website for the Knightline Publication and Back Issues

Columbia Magazine
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Website for Columbia Magazine

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Website of Supreme Columbiettes

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Website of Squires

Officer Handbooks and Training Modules
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Website for Handbooks for Council

Officer handbooks provide a general overview of the duties and responsibilities of officer positions within the Order along with reference sections on laws and rules within the Knights of Columbus.

Chaplain’s Handbook
District Deputy Handbook
Grand Knight Handbook
Officers Handbook
Financial Secretary Handbook
Faithful Comptroller Handbook
Vocations Handbook
District Deputy Training
Grand Knight Training

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The materials in the Surge kit should be reviewed immediately by council officials so your council can begin to implement the service program.

Knights of Columbus Museum 
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The Museum features world-class exhibitions of artwork and history, particularly those representing the heritage of Catholicism. It also maintains a permanent gallery of the K of C’s annals, as well as one dedicated to its founder (and sainthood candidate), Father Michael J. McGivney (1852-1890). Its permanent collections of Christopher Columbus and papal memorabilia are also on regular exhibition.


Fr McGivney Statue


A New Way to Equip Brother Knights 

Knights Shirt

Knights can now order all kinds of gear online. Get names like Adidas, Nike, Cutter & Buck, and Columbia. Plus, you can even get new gear personalized with the name of YOUR council. Equipping Brother Knights has never been easier!