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117th Annual Nebraska Knights of Columbus State Convention - April 2022

117th Annual Nebraska Knights of Columbus State Convention

The 117th Nebraska Knights of Columbus State Convention was held on the weekend of April 22-24, 2022 in Kearney, Nebraska at the Younes Conference Center.  It was great to be back together and in person for this event.  Below, you will find information, photos and videos from the convention.

2022 Award Winners

To view a PDF document of the list of the 2021-22 Award winners in all of the categories, click on the button below.


Remarks from Supreme Guest Damien J. O'Connor

Although we could not record our Supreme Guest, Vice President of Evangelization and Faith Formation, Damien O'Connor's tremendously impactful comments during the Saturday Business Meeting, we were able to get a copy of his comments and release this for your information and enjoyment.

The button below contains the script of his remarks from the Business Meeting.

Here is a video of Supreme Guest Damien O'Connor's remarks during the State Dinner on Saturday evening.

Supreme Knight Address to Convention

The following button will take you to a page that contains the video of Supreme Knight, Patrick Kelly's address to our convention.  Please enjoy this video and the information which Supreme Knight Kelly shared with our convention attendees.

2022 Proposed Resolutions

To review the proposed resolutions that will be voted on at the convention, click the button below:


Convention Book Ad Request Information & Form

Below you will find information on requesting and purchasing an Ad for the 2022 Convention Booklet. You will also find the request form to submit.

Please note that the deadline for Convention Book Ads has already passed.

Tentative Convention Agenda

Below is a TENTATIVE agenda for the weekend. This agenda is subject to change, but should give you a general idea of the events over the weekend.

Request for Names for the Necrology

Each year at the State Convention Mass, we pause as a group to remember those Brother Knights who passed away during the past year and who served the State Council as either a District Deputy and/or State Officer. During the Necrology, we will pay tribute to each of them.

Below you will find information on names already submitted for the Necrology during the 2022 State Convention Mass as well as how to submit any names that are not currently on the list.

Convention Dress Attire

Below is a link that contains a welcome to the 2022 State Convention. You will also find a list of the major events at the convention and a suggestion for dress attire for those events.

The suggested attire is just that, a suggestion.

Supreme Convention Delegate Information

The 2022 Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention will be held in Nashville, Tennessee on August 1-4, 2022. This year, Nebraska will be sending six (6) delegates to Nashville.

Below you will find a letter from the State Deputy containing information about the upcoming Supreme Convention as well as a Background Form that anyone interested in attending the Supreme Convention needs to fill out prior to the State Convention.

Foundation Auction

On Saturday evening, April 23, 2022, during the State Banquet, we will again hold a live auction to support the Foundation. There will also be a silent auction throughout the weekend.

Below you will find more information about the Foundation, the auction, and a request for donation items for the auction. You will also find an Auction Donation Form that needs to be filled out with any item that is donated.

Saturday Family Program

On Saturday morning, Inspirational Speaker Amy Dix will host a Workshop for the Family Program.

Below you will find more information about Amy and the Saturday Morning Family Program.

Ladies' Programs

Below is a document containing information about the Ladies Programs being offered at this years State Convention.

Please note that the Sunday Ladies' Brunch requires registration and payment through Eventbrite. If you have not already ordered your tickets, please do so, or contact Mitchell Lowery for assistance in registering.