Knights of Columbus Council 16065

Knights of Columbus

The St. Jude Knights of Columbus Council 1065 meets every second Thursday of the month. We serve at the 6:00 p.m. Mass followed by a social time in the Parish Hall at 6:30 p.m. with the meeting beginning at 7 p.m.

If you’re interested in helping those in need, serving our parish, school and community, growing in your faith or having exclusive access to top-rated insurance protection for you and your family, then the Knights of Columbus is the organization for you.

Visit The Knights of Columbus website to learn more.


  • Support our parish with its needs
  • Help meet the needs of those in our community
  • Provide “Coats for Kids” and “Food for Families”
  • Support programs that benefit people with Intellectual disabilities
  • Aid victims of natural disasters and and other catastrophic events, local and worldwide
  • Donate wheelchairs to people without mobility at home and abroad
  • Save lives through initiatives such as the “Ultrasound Program”


  • A unique “band of brothers”
  • Shared values and the support to live out our Catholic faith more fully
  • The ability for our network to accomplish things together that we could not accomplish alone


  • Exclusive access to our top-rated life insurance products, available only to members and their families.
  • Your insurance agent is a Knight dedicated to helping his brother Knights protect their family.
All men 18 years years of age and older who are a practicing Catholic in union with the Holy See are invited to join the organization. Please contact council 16065 Grand Knight at

Grand Knight – Dr. Valentino Piran
Deputy Grand Knight – Mark Corral
Chancellor – Scott Shifley
Recorder – Paul Garay
Treasurer – Andrew Hogan
Warden- Jeffery Scott
Inside guard – John Moor
Outside guard – John Moor
Trustee 1 year – Mike Krucina
Trustee 2 years – Robert Cisz
Trustee 3 years – Darren Zink

St. Jude Catholic Church
2130 Pemberton Drive
Ft. Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 484-6609

St. Jude Catholic School
2110 Pemberton Drive
Ft. Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 484-4611

Parish Office Hours
8 am - 4 pm Mon-Fri

Music Ministry
(260) 484-6609

(260) 484-4985