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Silver Rose

The Silver Rose program is now continuing as scheduled. Councils should continue to abide by any Local, Civil or Diocesan guidelines currently in place. Participating Councils should contact the appropriate District or State leadership, such as the State Community Director, for their Jurisdiction’s route details and guidelines.

A Higher Purpose

Share the message of Our Lady of Guadalupe and promote respect for life by participating in this meaningful pilgrimage. The Silver Rose program demonstrates the unity between Knights of Columbus in Canada, the United States and Mexico, through a series of prayer services promoting the dignity of all human life and honoring Our Lady.

Each year, from early March through mid-December, Silver Roses are stewarded by Knights of Columbus councils along routes from Canada to Mexico. Every stop the Silver Rose makes throughout the pilgrimage is a rosary-centered occasion for Knights, parishioners and community members to pray for respect for life, for the spiritual renewal of each nation, and for the advancement of the message of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Silver Rose

A Message From State Community Director Ken Prokop Regarding the Silver Rose Program

Worthy DD's and Contact Person,  

       The Silver Rose Route is about to begin in our State. IT is very important that the route stays on schedule as presented. There are NO extra days in the schedule. Councils may have more than one service if necessary {English, Spanish}.

       Please fill out the Log sheet after each Service. I'm requesting that you text me at 402-369-0471 so that I can make sure of its current location. The Prayer Service Booklets need to stay with the Silver Rose as it travels to each location. There are NO extra booklets. You may go to the Supreme website and find/print it ahead of your service. You may also click the button below to download the PDF from our website.

       Lastly please understand that the day/days that are assigned to your District or Council are necessary to move the Silver Rose across our Great State to minimize long travel times. It will be handed off to Kansas on the 12th of Sept. south of Hebron, NE.

2021 Silver Rose Program Route

Date (2021) Contact Council Name & Number
16 August Jack Revelle Christ the King Council #10285
17 August Mike Esselstein Fr. Timothy P. Molony Council #2681
18 August Mike Esselstein Msgr. Anton Link Council # 1861
19 August Mike Stromitis St. Luke Council # 4979
20 August Mike Stromitis Holy Spirit Council #10506
20 August Mike Stromitis Father McGivney Council 12530
21 August Mike Stromitis Christ the King Council #5315
22 August Mitchell O'Neill Lexington Council #2040
23 August Mitchell O'Neill Fr. Robert Foster Jubilee Council #12687
24 August Mitchell O'Neill St. James Council #1728
24 August Mitchell O'Neill Prince of Peace Council #10923
25 August Mitchell O'Neill St. Anthony Council #9562
26 August Dean Hartwig St. Michael's Council #10386
27 August Donald Strecker St. Isidore Council #12086
28 August Roy Zach Lindsay Council #7699
29 August Gary Hoefer St. Boniface Council #2411
30 August Brian Hamik Sacred Heart Council #1793
31 August David Podany Fr. William Kearns Council #8579
1 September Dean Wieseler St. Rose of Lima Council #14685
2 September David Podany Father Trecy Council #3844
3 September Todd Dorcey St. Joseph Council #2272
4 September Philip Tamisiea Phil Sheridan Council #1497
5 September Jim Haiar, PSD St. Wenceslaus Council #10909
6 September Jim Haiar, PSD St. Robert Bellarmine Council #10108
7 September Robert Hasiak
8 September Ken Carlstedt Fr. Shine Council #1966
9 September Mark Main
10 September Mark Main
11 September Gary Gandara Fr. Wenceslaus Beranek Council #7966
12 September Roger Retzlaff Liberty Council #1904