Men and Women's Ministries and Organizations

Altar & Rosary Society

  • The Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women is a network of Catholic women's organizations giving a voice to all Catholic women through spirituality, leadership and service.

Primary Contact: Jeanetta Wright


Alumni Association

  • Led by Mrs. Sandra Wilson, the Alumni Association attempts to keep in touch with anyone who ever attended St. Columbanus School. For more information, visit

Primary Contact: Sandra Wilson


Finance Council

  • Meets quarterly to discuss all financial aspects of the St. Columbanus Parish.

Primary Contact: Rev. Matthew S. O'Donnell, Pastor


Good Life 

  • The primary purpose of the Good Life is to meet with other senior citizens to have fun, learn different opinions and discuss the news of the day.

Primary Contact: Rochelle Beavers


Holy Name Society

  • The primary purpose of the Holy Name Society is to organize the men of the Parish in prayer and service.

Primary Contact: Grady Davis


Knights of Peter Claver Court #142

  • The Knights of Peter Claver, Incorporated, the largest and oldest continually existent predominantly African-American Catholic fraternal organization was founded more than 100 years ago.

Primary Contact: Floyd Howard


Knights of Peter Claver Ladies Auxiliary Court #142 

  • In 1926, under the leadership of the KPC National Council, the Knights of Peter Claver Ladies Auxiliary was formed. The goals and objectives are to support St. Columbanus and the Archdiocese of Chicago and to participate collectively in various parish and community activities.  

Primary Contact: Lady L. Diane Ross


Parish Pastoral Council

  • The primary purpose of this ministry is to plan, coordinate, and oversee the activities of Parish.

Primary Contact: Kevin Morrissette