The 100th Annual State Council Meeting of the Knights of Columbus of Saskatchewan held in person at the
Saskatoon Inn in Saskatoon, and by Zoom on April 22-24, 2022, was a call for Knights to hold fast to the Catholic
principles around which the Order was founded 140 years ago. Under the theme “No Greater Love Than To
Serve” State Deputy Joseph Riffel, the State Executive, and the delegates from around the Province celebrated
the past year’s successes and deliberated on how to better serve the Church and the community.
Delegates to the convention passed several resolutions at the 100 th Annual Convention:
That councils celebrate the beatification of our founder, the Blessed Michael McGivney, and continue to
pray for a final miracle that will lead to his canonization and elevate him to full sainthood.
That councils and individual knights in Saskatchewan continue to assist the people of Ukraine by making
a donation to the Knights of Columbus Supreme Ukrainian Solidarity Fund, and that knights in
Saskatchewan be encouraged to conduct a 9 day Novena for the consecration of Russa and Ukraine to the
Immaculate Heart of Mary.
Also, the delegates adopted resolutions concerning:
The Saskatchewan State Council encourage all councils and its more than 10,200 Brother Knights within
the State and their families to consistently and ardently affirm our support and unwavering loyalty to our
Holy Father, Pope Francis, and to our bishops and priests.
The State Council elected the following executive effective July 1, 2022: State Deputy – Larry Packet of Davidson;
State Secretary – Marte Clemente Nogot of Saskatoon; State Treasurer – Greg Dozorec of Regina, State Advocate
– Agnel George of Regina, State Warden – Dale Meier of Saskatoon. Joe Riffel of Saskatoon will continue on the
executive as Immediate Past State Deputy.
Newly elected State Deputy Larry Packet announced the following appointment; State Chaplain Father Ed Gibney.
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Saskatchewan Knights of Columbus