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Bishop David Zubik, Rev. Edward Yuhas (left) and Rev. Paul Grunebach lead the groundbreaking for the hall expansion at Ave Maria Parish. (Chuck Austin photo)


Since the 19th century, the Knights of Columbus have promoted the principles of charity, unity and fraternity.

A significant gift from the Bentleyville Ellsworth Council 5826 demonstrates how they live out those beliefs.

The Knights have donated their council hall in Bentleyville to Ave Maria Parish through Our Campaign for The Church Alive! The building will be expanded to provide space for faith formation, receptions for baptisms, first Holy Communions and weddings, parish dances and dinners, and help promote evangelization in the community.

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