Religious Activities



Memorial Mass-- A memorial mass for deceased members is celebrated each November at either St. Ambrose Church or Our Lady of the Assumption Church.  A Pre-Thanksgiving Pot Luck Dinner follows immediately after the mass at the Council. While there is no charge for the dinner, members are encouraged to bring a food dish to share with other members and guests.


Capitol Prayer Rally--Each Spring, the New York State Council sponsors a state-wide prayer rally on the steps of the State Capitol in Albany. The rosary is recited and speeches relating to Catholic teachings on various topics are presented. Legislators are invited and requested to uphold Catholic teachings when they vote on bills.


Auriesville Pilgrimage--Each September, Knights and Columbiettes from all over New York State converge on the Shrine of North American Martyrs at Auriesville, NY. Stations of the Cross are held in the outdoors and a Mass is celebrated, generally by the Bishop of the Albany Diocese  A dinner is held after the prayer service for those who wish to partake.


Wake Services--A prayer wake service is held to honor members who pass to their eternal reward by both Knights and Columbiettes. During the service, all in attendance are informed of the principles of our orders and that Knights and Columbiettes strive each day to follow those principles.


Prayer Hour for Vocations --An hour of prayer for the intention of an increase in vocations to the priesthood and religious life  is held several times a year at St.Ambrose Chapel  All Knights, Columbiettes, friends and famiy are invited to attend.

328 Troy Schenectady Rd. (Rte. 2), Latham, NY 12110

Phone: (518) 783-0572

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