Knights of Columbus

Knights of Columbus , Council No. 12235
Holy Cross Catholic Church, Orlando, Florida

The Knights of Columbus, Council No. 12235, Holy Cross Catholic Church, Orlando, Florida welcomes you to our website. Here you will find information regarding our council, our Knights, and a bit of the history of the Knights of Columbus and membership benefits.

Please feel free to contact the Grand Knight or any members if you have any questions or if you would like to join and get involved.  We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Our Council meets twice a month. On the first Monday of each month we have an Officers Meeting in the Holy Cross Ministry Building at 8:00 PM; and on the third Monday of each month we have a General Membership Meeting in the Holy Cross Ministry Building also at 8:30 PM.

All practicing Catholic men (over 18 years old) are invited to join our Council. Please contact the Grand Knight, Dr. Joseph A. Fernandez, phone # 305-297-2120 or via email at:jfernandez@kofc12235.org , or contact any Knights of Columbus member to get more information.

Any of the Brother Knights at Council 12235 listed herein can be contacted in a variety of ways:  email, phone, personal contact or at church since they are visible in numerous ways during the weekend services.  Most of the Brothers wear polo shirts (navy blue or red).with the Knights of Columbus emblem.

Grand Knight:  SK Joseph A. Fernandez, D.B.A., email: jfernandez@kofc12235.org

Deputy Grand Knight:  Jacob H. Donnay, email: jakedonnay@gmail.com

Chancellor:  SK Michael F. Dyrland, email: mdyrand@aol.com

Financial Secretary: William Krichman, email:  wkrichma@mail.usf.edu

Recorder:  Aaron Batson, email: aaronbatson88@gmail.com

Warden:  Joseph Previlma, email:  jprevilma@aol.com

Treasurer:  SK Serapio (Skip) Munoz, email: smunoz@kofc12235.org

Advocate:  Michael Cremin, email: mibetc@earthlink.net

Inside Guard:  Charlie Rodriguez, email: ctexasranger@aol.com

Outside Guard: Luis Ramos, email: casioman123@hotmail.com

One Year Trustee:  SK Alfred L. Hollowell Sr., email:  ahollowell1935@msn.com

Two Year Trustee: SK Arnaldo Picariello, email: picariello@bellsouth.net

Three Year Trustee: SK Benjamin Hernandez, email: bhernandez31@hotmail.com

Lecturer: Sinclair Cushmore, email: sinclaircushmore@yahoo.com

Chaplain:  Father Juanito Figura, email: jfigura@hccchurch.org

Any of the Gentlemen listed above can be contacted in a variety of ways:  email, phone, personal contact or at church since they are visible in numerous ways during the weekend services. 

We welcome any inquiry you might make, and would be glad to contact you and arrange to come to one of our meetings, and become active in our organization.

The many activities we participate in at Holy Cross are:

         Monthly Blood Drive

         Annual Parking Lot “Garage Sale”

         Annual Lenten Fish Fry

         Monthly Corporate Communion

         Tootsie Roll Fund Raiser (Supreme Council Activity that has National Recognition)

Project to “Keep Christ In Christmas”, by making religious Christmas Cards   available to parishioners, as well as having magnets available that depict the real meaning of Christmas.

         Christmas time Candy Cane fundraiser

         Visiting of Nursing Homes and the Russell Home