BISHOP KAFFER
GOOD SHEPHERD Council 5573
• 15613 South Rt 59 • Plainfield, IL 60544 • (779) 456-7089
Welcome to The Good Shepherd Council 5573
John Arduino is the current Grand Knight for the 2014-2015 Fraternal Year.

The Knights can be reached by Email

Business Meetings are on the Second Thursday of the Month and our Social Meeetings are on the Fourth Thursdays of the Month begins at 7:00 pm.

Social Meeting are on the Fourth Thursday of the Month starting at 7:00 pm

Ladies Auxillary
Ladies Auxiliary meets on the Second Thursday of the Month at 7:00 pm, except for June,July and August
News

Slate of Officers for May 2015 Election
The following is the slate of officers for the May 2015 Election.
Nominations can be taken on the floor on May 14

Grand Knight: John Arduino
Deputy Grand Knight: Jerry Burns
Chancelor: Richard Blaszak
Warden: Mike Krivich
Recorder: Doug Waldron
Treasurer: Dave Krol
Advocate: Ron Ziemba
Inside Guard: Jim Brewer
Outside Guard: Pat McKeown
Trustee: Bob Cozi


FISH FRY THANK YOU The Knights of Columbus thanks St Mary Immaculate and everyone who attended and volunteered at the 2015 Fish Fry. "A place where family, friends and the community gathers to share a meal together."

Knights of Columbus Good Shepherd Council 5573 Open House
The Knights of Columbus, Good Shepherd Council 5573 is pleased to announce an informative "Open House" program on Tuesday May 19th 6pm - 8pm, at 6pm. This special program will be held at St. Mary Immaculate grey house 15613 South Rt. 59, Plainfield, Illinois. The grey house is located at the north end of the St. Mary Immaculate parking lot.

The Knights of Columbus include Catholic men and their families – husbands, wives, children, widows, college students and religious people.

The Knights sponsor vocation awareness programs, ecumenical meetings, "Keep Christ in Christmas", community service projects, socials, activities for youth and families, our famous Lenten fish frys and much more.

The program will consist of 4 informative presentations. Each presenter will speak for 15 minutes followed by questions and answer sessions after each.

Stephanie Jones Kastelic from Overman Jones Funeral Home will provide information on "preplanning your funeral".

Jack Springmire, the Knights of Columbus insurance agent will discuss the Knights insurance programs and benefits.

Steve Zimmer will speak about membership and the advantage of becoming a Knight.

Jasmine Murillo, a United Healthcare advisor, will speak about health insurance benefits and different Medicare plans. There will be a short 20 minute break halfway through the program when pizza and soft drinks will be served.

This short program is intended to afford the opportunity of those attending to ask questions about the Knights of Columbus as well as the special topics presented.
Interested men and their families are invited to attend the open house. Widowers and widows are also welcome.

For more information, please contact Grand Knight John Arduino at 815-524-5868 (cell) 708-837-5225 or Ted Castro Sr. at 815-439-0541


Winner of the Cobbler award: Conner Klump
The essay contest was on the subject: "Why being Catholic is important to me".
Conner Klump wins $500 towards Catholic School Tuition.
About Our Council
The Good Shepherd Council was founded on June 12th, 1964.

Our Council works closely with the St Mary Immaculate Parish in Plainfield, IL., providing support to various projects in our Parish and the Plainfield Communty.

Pictures are under Council Activities
Questions about our website? doug@kofc5573.org