The West Orange Council #5519 of the Knights of Columbus will be at the exits of the church after all the Masses on the weekend of April 21 & 22 to accept your donations for People With Intellectual Disabilities. This is a charity that the Knights of Columbus has supported for many years. Your donations will be greatly appreciated for this worthy cause. Thank you!


Saturday, March 24, at 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

St. Joseph’s Parish Center

The Knights of Columbus will host a “Fish & Chips Dinner” on Saturday, Mar. 24 in the Parish Center. Meals will be served from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The food will be prepared by the famous Argyle Restaurant in Kearny. Eat-in or take-out is available. For take-out orders, call Darren Dangler at 973-731-4031 before 6 p.m. on Thursday, Mar. 22. Suggested donation is $15/adults and $7/children under 12. (Child’s meal can be either fish or chicken fingers.) The meal includes fish, French fries, coleslaw, cold beverage, coffee and dessert. All proceeds will benefit local charitable organizations.


+ Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 28 – West Orange Council #5519 will host a dinner in Connor Hall, the basement of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 1 Eagle Rock Avenue for all parishioners of St. Joseph’s and Our Lady of Lourdes. The meal will be served immediately after the 5:30 p.m. Mass at OLL. Cost is $10 for adults and children 13 & older; $5 for children ages 512. Pasta, meatballs, salad, drinks and desserts are included.

+ Please consider joining the Knights The Council is always accepting practicing Catholic men into the Knights of Columbus. There are several sequential steps (called degrees) that must be taken to become a knight. Every year during Columbus Week, our council offers these three degrees all within one week. Sometimes processing through these steps can take six months or longer. If you are thinking of becoming a Knight, the time is right to join. The three degrees can be achieved on Oct. 9, 11 & 13, 2017. Please consider it. You may ask any usher after Mass about joining, and he will refer you to a current member about a membership application. Or for more information, please call Darren Dangler at 973-325-1212.