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Saskatchewan Knights of Columbus Charitable Foundation

Since 1969, the Saskatchewan Knights of Columbus Charitable Foundation has dedicated itself to creating, administering and advocating for programs and services that help families in need. Through our many programs, we have focused on assistance for families to overcome obstacles in their lives that threaten their self-sufficiency. Last year, we provided services to many families in Saskatchewan, and touched the lives of countess others through our advocacy and convening efforts.

Knights of Columbus Indoor Games

Our meet is held in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada annually each January or February. The January 2017 edition will be our 52nd annual meet. Our competition site is the Saskatoon Fieldhouse, a 200 metre flat track with seating for 3500 spectators.

Along with the 3000 plus elementary school students and Special Olympic athletes who compete in our meet, we bring in 35-40 of the top international track and field athletes who reside in North America to compete in invitational section of the meet.

 

Millennium Pro-Life Cross

The Millennium Cross site was opened for people to come and pray for the victims of abortion. The Confraternity of Our Mother of Perpetual Help from SS Peter & Paul Parish in Saskatoon leads the Living Rosary and holds a procession around the cross. This procession is often led by a child carrying an icon of Our Mother, with pilgrims singing Marian hymns. Clergy offer up prayers, and an invited guest speaker then gives a pro-life speech.

Columbus Bosco Farm School

The Farm School Program, in partnership with Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools, provides, in a rural setting, "at risk" youth with:

  • a high school academic program which gives students the opportunity to earn regular high school credits
  • the opportunity to develop the necessary skills to be a successful student
  • the opportunity to learn life skills and receive counseling
  • the opportunity to develop responsibility through gardening, care of animals, buildings and ground maintenance
  • two classrooms with a ten to one student-teacher ratio

Special Olympics Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Knights of Columbus is a proud founding partner of Special Olympics Saskatchewan. We continue to provide annual support for Special Olympics training and operations at the provincial level through our Charity Appeal and Councils provide assist and support the local Special Olympics programs and events. We ask that Councils and Knights consider supporting the 2107 Saskatchewan Special Olympics Summer Games. ……..State Deputy—Brian Schatz

Click here to download poster for the 2017 event

Blackstrap Youth Camp

This camp gives youth aged 8 to 13 the opportunity to experience God through nature and fellowship with other young people. The camp is sponsored by the Saskatoon Knights of Columbus and is fully endorsed by both Dioceses of Saskatoon.

St. John Bosco Wilderness Camp

The Knights of Columbus Councils in Zenon Park, Tisdale, Nipawin and Hudson Bay undertook the opportunity to build and develop a summer camp operation for the children of those areas. A site was selected on ZN Lake, on the newly built Hanson Lake Road in Nipawin (now Narrow Hills) Provincial Park. 

Cana Family Camp

Located at St.Michael’s Camp at beautiful Madge Lake, Saskatchewan (in Benito subdivision of Duck Mountain Provincial Park). It is about 35 minutes from Kamsack. Many beautiful prayer services are done at the lake dock. There is fishing, kayaking and
canoeing. The public beach, Pickerel, is a 15 minute nature path walk or quick drive away. There is a large campfire area, basketball/volleyball outdoor court, and plenty of open space for playing. Holy Eucharist Ukrainian Catholic Church is right on the camp grounds.

St. Michael's Camp - Madge Lake

St. Michael’s Camp is a Ukrainian Catholic Camp for all to enjoy.  We have a variety of camping programs for youths, teen and families.  Kids return summer after summer to rekindle old friendships and make new ones.  Come make memories that will last a life time and join us today!

Camp Monahan

Located on the south shores of Lake Katepwa in the Qu'Appelle Valley, Camp holds a place in the hearts of everyone who have spent their summers with us. Since 1945, our mission to provide a fun, challenging camping experience in a Christian setting stays true and keep generations coming back every year.

St Volodymyr Ukrainian Catholic Eparchial Camp (near Pike Lake)

Supported by the Saskatoon Chapter K of C and councils 4938, 11775 and 13129. This camp is Incorporated, & falls under the authority of the Bishop of the Saskatoon Eparchy (Bishop Bryan). Business address is 210 Ave South M. Contact for booking of the park for renters is the Park Board Member/Custodian, Bro Eugene Pryma, phone 306-934-5916. KC supported youth camp organization rent usage of the park like any other renter & are not part of the park authority.

Camp O`Neill

Camp O’Neil (Round Lake) - Can accommodate approx. 80 campers (has bunks for 80).-Supported by councils 6182 (Gerald), 5408 (Langenburg), 5249 (Esterhazy), 5965 (Grayson), 2031 and 5182 (Yorkton), 5201 (Melville).-Contact persons: Arnold Petrack (306-745-6210), Gerd Reetz (306-896-2904).

Camp Lemieux

Councils within District 5,6, 7 since the 1950's Developed and supported a Youth summer camp "Camp Lemieux " located on Lac Pelletier located approx 50 km south of the City of Swift Current. More recently with aging KofC membership the districts still able to support the Camp has changed to include some councils within District 4, 6, 13.
The Camp is alive and still providing summer programs for the youth of the South West .

Gord Hagen GK 3031
g.hagen@sasktel.net

Diocese of Saskatoon

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon is a dynamic and vibrant diocese located in Saskatchewan, the heartland of Canada's prairie provinces.

Stretching across 44,800 square kilometers from Macklin and Leader in the west, to Kelvington and Wadena in the east, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon includes some 87,000 Catholics served by 98 parishes.

Eparchy of Saskatoon

The Eparchy of Saskatoon is the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Saskatchewan.

The Eparchy is made up of about 90 parishes (of varying degrees of activity), some 28 eparchial priests,9 priests serving from monastic communities or religious orders, 3 deacons, 11 nuns, and some 3,500 family member Catholics.

Archdiocese of Regina

The Diocese of Regina was formed in 1910 and it was named an Archdiocese five years later and is now one hundred years old. There are nearly 124,000 parishioners living in 150 parishes and missions scattered over more than 155,000 square  kilometers.

St. Peter's Abbey

St. Peter’s has been present on the Canadian Prairies for more than 100 years. We have helped this area in Saskatchewan to grow and develop — physically, culturally and spiritually.

With the development of new technology, we are now present on the Internet.