Knights of Columbus

Father Richard E. Gubbels Council 15603


The Father Richard E. Gubbels Council 15603 Knights of Columbus is a Catholic fraternal organization based on the pillars of Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism. We support the Saint Luke the Evangelist parish and the community as a whole.

Our Council meets at 7:00pm on the third Monday of every month in the worship space at St. Anne of the Fields Episcopal Church and lasts approximately one hour.

Any Catholic gentleman age 18 and older is invited to join the Knights.

Who was Father Richard E. Gubbels?

This link will open a PDF biography of our namesake, Father Richard E. Gubbels.

Council Officers

Grand Knight

Bruce Mehlhop

Deputy Grand Knight

Steve Wieneke


Father Larry Hoffmann


Wayne Johnson

Financial Secretary

Greg Schwaller


Steve Crann


Jim Roths


Tom Joensen


John McPerson

Inside Guard

Chuck Geest

Outside Guard

Mike Gatzke

1st Trustee

Gary Glenn

2nd Trustee

Bob Lickteig

3rd Trustee

Jamie McNaughton


Brad Shell

Christmas Wreath Fundraiser

Our council is selling 25" Northern Minnesota Balsam Fir Wreaths as a fundraiser. 100% of the profits will go to the St. Luke's Building Fund. Visit our sales table after each mass or just click this link to download the order form, fill it out, and bring it (with your payment) to any of our masses before October 26th. The wreaths will then be available the weekend of November 22-23 so you can enjoy your new wreaths over the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons.

Council 15603 Photo Gallery

Click here to visit the Council 15603 Photo Gallery

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Knights of Columbus, Council 15603 Apparel Order Form

Click here to download the PDF, print it, fill it out, and bring it to the next meeting

Volunteer Time Submittal

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