What We Do

Youth Activities

  • Sponsor the Squires Circle for young men of our parish 10 – 18 years of age
  • Assist with expenses for youth/clergy to attend events such as the March for Life in Washington, DC or the World Youth Day.
  • Sponsor Cub Scout Pack
  • Hold an annual Basketball Free Throw Competition each January

Church Activities

  • Our members actively serve the parish as greeters, ushers, lectors, sacristans and extraordinary ministers
  • Our members actively serve the parish in leadership positions on the Pastoral & Finance Councils, the four commissions, and as heads of various ministries.
  • Annual Appreciation Dinner for our parish priests
  • Provide financial & prayer support for Seminarians, Priests & Deacons
  • We provide rosaries and teach the RCIA candidates about the Rosary
  • We lead one of the parish’s Stations of the Cross devotions during Lent
  • We erected & maintain the flag pole and American flag in front of the church
  • The Knights assist as cooks and other duties at the St. Max Lenten Fish Fry held each Friday during Lent
  • In October, 2011, the Weeping Rachel statue was dedicated as a gift from the Knights of Columbus, who are continuing to maintain and upgrade the area
  • We assist and encourage many other Parish ministries
  • Man the chicken sandwich booth at the annual St. Max Parish Festival
  • Assist with special celebrations at St. Max, including hospitality on Thanksgiving and ice cream social at the Feast of the Assumption

Community Service

  • Host an annual Oktorberfest dinner to benefit Catholic education
  • Support the semi-annual RASKALS program
  • Host blood drive in co-operation with Hoxworth
  • Collect funds via the Measure-Up campaign benefitting the developmentally disabled
  • Participate in Knights of Columbus State Charity Programs
  • Provide meals for “The Chosen” homeless shelter
  • Help in hosting VA Bingo/Poker nights at the VA Hospital
  • Provide a presence at Mt. Auburn and Sharonville abortion clinics, including manning one of the days of the semi-annual “40 Days for Life” campaign

Council

  • Monthly business meeting
  • Advent/Christmas Social
  • Ham Sale fundraiser
  • Periodic Social meetings
  • Participate in the Cincinnati Chapter of the Knights of Columbus
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