Knights of Columbus


The Knights of Columbus was founded by Fr. Michael J. McGivney in
New Haven, Connecticut, in 1882 with just a few men on the east coast of the
United States to today where thousands worldwide now promote his goals.

The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic fraternal service organization,
it was named in honor of the mariner Christopher Columbus.




There are 4 core principles that the Knights are in trusted.

CHARITY - To love thy neighbor by donating financially and time
to help provide resources to many who need it.

UNITY - One member cannot win a game but together as a team,
goals can be accomplished.

FRATERNITY - The Knights of Columbus has a top rated insurance program
to help provide assistance to families who are in need. 
Showing how Catholics serve each other in times of need.

PATRIOTISM - God and country, the Knights believe in standing up for both.

Aporia 2,2017

Dear Brother Knights of Columbus Council #6251,

Our Council is updating our membership information.  The updating of this information will help us communicate with you and keep you informed in a more efficient way.  We will send more information such as Knight Beat to you via email.  Listed below is the information we need updated.  All information will stay private within our Council and Church. 
Please send the information soon as possible.  Please sen us the following information via email to 

Home Phone Number:
Cell Phone Number:
Email Address:

Thank You for your help! 
Vivat Jesus



The United States conference of Catholic Bishops says the following about this organization:

The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic men's fraternal benefit society founded in 1882. Today, it is the world's largest Catholic fraternal service organization. The Knights of Columbus have been involved in a large number of service projects that include programs with groups like Habitat for Humanity and Special Olympics, providing new winter coats to children, stocking food pantries, and helping victims of disasters such as Hurricane Sandy, the explosion in West Texas and the tornadoes in Oklahoma.  
The Knights have more than 14,000 councils and 1.8 million members throughout the United States, Canada, the Philippines, Mexico, Poland, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Panama, the Bahamas, the Virgin Islands, Cuba, Guatemala, Guam and Spain.

Spearfish Knights of Columbus Happenings:

Pancake Breakfast every first Sunday of the Month

Serving at the Masses every 5th weekend of the Month (when they occur)



Council Officers

Grand Knight Terry Sharkey
Dep. Grand Knight Greg Bohls
Chaplain Msgr. Woster
Chancellor Doug Schmit 
Recorder  Dan Ziegler
Financial Secretary Virgil Dodson
Treasurer Adam Zvorak
Advocate John Roggenbuck
Warden Bill Dunbar
Inside Gaurd Joe Nedved
Outside Gaurd Jerry Rhodes
Trustee, 1 year Dave Smith
Trustee, 2 year Vern Lyons
Trustee, 3 year Ray Rice

John Reiners accompanies his son, Dylan on his journey to Knighthood.