March 2020


The 2020 Indiana Knights of Columbus State Convention has been postponed.  

We are working with the Indianapolis Marriott East Convention Center to get it rescheduled.  Tentatively, the dates will be 19-20-21 June 2020.

The following documents are each downloadable:

State Deputy Convention Letter

REVISED State Secretary Convention Chairman Letter

State Advocate Resolution Letter

State Advocate Election Letter

State Diocesan Caucus Letter

    IN Diocesan Caucus Map and Councils 

State Registration Form

State Delegate Credentials Form


We wish to share with you important information to facilitate the hotel booking process for your upcoming event:

Knights of Columbus - April 2020
(Apr 16, 2020 to Apr 19, 2020)

A dedicated website is now available for your attendees to book their hotel rooms online. Reservations can be made starting Nov 21, 2019 at this web address:

It is important that you share this web address with your attendees as soon as possible. There are several ways to do so:

Email: Copy/paste the web address into an email to your attendees
Website: Display it on your event website
Social: Display it on any social networks related to the event


Thank you,
The Indianapolis Marriott East



The 118th Indiana State Convention was held 3-5 May 2019 at the Indianapolis Marriott East. You can click on any of the links listed below.

CONVENTION PHOTOS (Free to download & Free to use - courtesy of Andy Bozak)

Future Conventions Schedule

  • 17-19 April 2020   Indianapolis Marriott East Convention Center [ forms:  Registration or Credentials ]
  • 8-11 April 2021   Hilton Ft. Wayne at the Grand Wayne Convention Center
  • 28 April – 1 May 2022   Hilton Ft. Wayne at the Grand Wayne Convention Center 




[Click to go to either the Programming Awards or the Membership Awards webpages for more awards than those listed below.] 

Gibault Raffle INDIVIDUAL Raffle Winners

  • Grand Prize $6000.00   John Funke, Tipton, IN
  • 2nd Prize  1000.00   Ronald Crawford, Tell City
  • 3rd Place $750.00   Sue Henderson
  • 4th Place  $500.00   Scanameo, Muncie, IN
  • 5th Prize $500.00   Jeff Miller, Elizabeth, IN
  • 6th Prize $250.00   Rhonda Bigelow, Ossian, IN
  • 7th prize $250.00   Carl Davison, Fort Wayne, IN
  • 8th prize $250.00   Michael Blankman, Fort Wayne, IN
  • 9th Prize $250.00   Juanita Hoffman
  • 10th Prize $250.00   Bill Ulrich, Aurora, IN

Gibault Raffle COUNCIL Winners

  • $1000.00 for selling $1000.00 or more:  Msgr Downey Council 3660, Indianapolis
  • $500.00 for selling $500-$999: Ave Maria Council 5521, South Bend
  • $250.00 for selling $100-$499: Knights of Our Lady Council 12417, Fort Wayne
  • $250 to 4th Degree Assemblies selling tickets: Mother Theresa Assembly 2581, Auburn

5 Star We Care Awards were given to the following Councils in recognition by Gibault: 

  • St. Mother Theodore Guerin Council #541, Terre Haute
  • St. Paul the Apostle Council #560, Muncie 
  • Hail Holy Queen Council #656, Kokomo
  • Father Gibault Council #712, Vincennes
  • Saint Christopher Council #1265, Tipton
  • Father August Young Council #1790, Garrett
  • Father Ryan Council #6679, Linton
  • St. John Neumann Council #6955, Monticello
  • Our Lady of the Lakes Council #7053, Angola
  • Newburgh Council #8746, Newburgh
  • Our Lady of Sorrows Council #12149, Valparaiso
  • Bishop George A. Fulcher Council #12387, Carmel
  • St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross Council #14862, Lawrenceburg

Special Individual Awards from the State Council:       

  • DD34 Tom Campbell, Council 11165, Junior Pioneer camp (25yrs Service to Community)   
  • Central Indiana Chapter, President, Pat Olmstead – Ultrasound Car Wash (Charity, Unity, and Fraternity Award)
  • Council 451 FOUNDERS' DAY memorial service (Charity, Unity, and Fraternity Award)
  • Pro Life Chairman Mike Velasco is the first recipient of the “Knight for Life” (Cristo Rey) Award in recognition of a lifetime committed to defending life from conception until natural death.  
  • Patty Stiegelbauer (who is retiring) received an award from SD and PSD for 36 yrs of service to Gibault
  • Paul Nist from council 6955 in Monticello was selected as the Financial Secretary of the Year

FY17-18 Santa Maria Award Grand Knights (Excellence in Membership, Programming, and Insurance - Indiana award)

  • Council 738         GK Michael P. Finley
  • Council 6323       GK Mike DeLucenay
  • Council 7235       GK Anthony S. Flanagan
  • Council 10811     GK Alan L. Neff
  • Council 13142     GK Andrew J. Wyss
  • Council 13971     GK James Parmelee
  • Council 16454     GK John Sandwell

FY17-18 Star Council Grand Knights (Excellence in Membership, Programming, and Insurance - Supreme award)

  • Council 1542       GK Jason G. Sarver
  • Council 7235       GK Anthony S. Flanagan
  • Council 16065     GK Mark A. Corral
  • Council 16454     GK John Sandwell
  • Council 738         GK Michael P. Finley (Double Star)
  • Council 10811     GK Alan L. Neff (Double Star)






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