Official Website of Holy Cross Council 8509
and Pope John Paul II Assembly 3017
616 S. Cherry St. Kernersville, NC 27284
Click here for a printable copy of the Opening and Closing ODE's and the closing Prayer
Memorial plaque in honor of our deceased Knights is located next to the Statue of Christ Garden
Choice for life statue for Unborn Children is located right next behind the Brisson House
Holy Cross Council8509
Was founded in 1983 through the efforts of Al Livelsberger, Tony Petite, John Logan Sr. and Philip Lamendola,among others.It is named after the Church Parish, our home and spiritual center. Holy Cross Councilworks closely with the Parish and within the Kernersville Community.Each year, our councilprovides funding for local charities such as Operation LAMB,The Room at the Inn, The Shepherd Center, Crisis Control Ministries,as well as many others. We support seminarians through our RSVP Aluminium Recycling Program.We also support our localpolice, fire and emergency services personnel via cash donations,fund raisers and honor masses.
Who are the knights?
The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with 1.8 million members. It provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families and young people.
As a member of the Knights of Columbus you and your family enjoy many benefits, including an annualsubscription of
the Columbia magazine,the world's largest Catholic family magazine issued monthly,eligibility to join the Knights of
Columbus top-ranked life insurance program, and many more family and personal benefits.Holy Cross Council#8509
sponsors a variety of programs and events during the year focused on Church,Council, Membership, Youth and
Family. From fund raising and charitable volunteer work to dances and parties for the kids, your local Knights are
involved in a wide variety of programs.
How to Join
Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to practising Catholic men in union with the Holy See,who are at least 18 years old.A practising Catholic is one who lives up to the Commandments of God and the precepts of the Church. Application blanks are available from any member of the Knights of Columbus. Click here for more details.