Knights of Columbus
St. Clement Council 12407
St. Jude Catholic Church
10811 North Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61615


About our Council and the Knights of Columbus

St. Clement Council 12407

St. Clement Council 12407 is the Knights of Columbus Council affiliated with the St. Jude Catholic Church in Peoria, Illinois. Our Council was founded in 1999 and has a membership of 150 men.

School, Church, & Community

In 2021, St. Clement Council raised and donated over $22,000.

  • St Jude School
  • St Jude & Notre Dame Scholarships
  • Feed My Sheep
  • CCD Support
  • Youth Retreat
  • Seminarian Support
  • Military Chaplain
  • Honor Flight
  • Coats for Kids
  • Neighborhood House
  • American Wheel Chairs
  • Family Resource Center
  • St Vincent de Paul Society
  • Heart of Illinois Harvest
  • Rachel’s Vineyard Ministries
  • Sophia’s Kitchen
  • Catholic Relief Fund
  • Christ Child Society
  • Women’s Care Center
  • March for Life (2 Youths to DC)
  • Students For Life of Illinois
  • Special Persons Encounter with Christ
  • EP!C
  • Special Olympics

Faith in Practice

  • 40 Days of Life Knights Vigil
  • Rosary for End to Abortion
  • Eucharistic Adoration
  • Blood Drives
  • March for Life Support
  • Men’s March
  • Priest Recognition
  • Seminarian Support
  • St. Clement Cemetery Clean Up
  • Rosary Prayer for the Unborn

Fellowship, Volunteering, & Service

  • Thanksgiving Turkey Sales
  • Neighborhood House Meal
  • Parish Picnic
  • Lenten Fish Fries/Shrimp Boil
  • Cemetery Oversite
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Wheel Chair donation
  • Landscape Committee Support
  • Tootsie Roll Drive
  • Christmas Eve Mass Parking
  • St Jude 5K Run Food
  • Priests Pedaling for Prayers Meal
  • St. Clement Cup Food Drive Competition


  • Soccer Challenge
  • Free Throw Challenge
  • Illinois March Madness
  • Bike Rodeo
  • Students for Life
  • Service Hour Opportunities
  • Alter Server Recognition Party
  • Youth Retreat Support
  • CCD Support
  • Totus Tuus Support

International Organization

The Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic, family, fraternal, service organization comprised of Catholic men 18 years old and older. The Knights of Columbus was founded in 1882 by Fr. Michael J. McGivney as a fraternal benefit society. The Knights was formed to render financial aid to members and their families. Mutual aid and assistance are offered to sick, disabled and needy members and their families. Social and intellectual fellowship is promoted among members and their families through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief and public relief works.