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Welcome to

Savage & Prior Lake Knights of Columbus

We support the parishes of St. John the Baptist in Savage, St. Michael's in Prior Lake and the Franciscan Retreat & Spirituality Center in Prior Lake.


Council Events

Pancake Breakfasts

Providing pancake breakfasts to raise funds for both parishes.

Council Bowling


Our Founder

Father McGivney

Father McGivney, founded the Knights of Columbus, a fraternal organization for Catholic men, in 1882. He was a central figure in the growth of Catholicism in America,

On May 26, 2020, Pope Francis approved a decree recognizing a miracle attributed to the intercession of Father McGivney and opening the way for his beatification. On Oct. 31, the Mass for Beatification was celebrated in the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Hartford, Conn. Blessed Michael McGivney has an annual feast day of Aug. 13, the day between his birthday (in 1852) and the day he passed into eternal life (in 1890).


Columbia Magazine
Father Michael McGivney