Cathedral Council #12708

Saints Simon and Jude Cathedral Council, Phoenix, AZ

Point of Contact: Chris Buehnerkemper

October 6th

Check in 1:30pm

Starts at 2pm

St. Helen's Church (Co-Hosts)

PWID Tootsie Roll Drive

Point of Contact: Tom Barr

September 27-28 - 8am - 5pm

    • El Rancho Market 19th Ave & Dunlap

September 28-29

    • SSJ outside after all masses

Upcoming Events

Monthly Meeting Schedule

General Business Meeting - 3rd Tuesday of the Month

    • 7:30 pm - Guadalupe Room
    • SS Simon & Jude, 6351 N 27th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85017
    • All brother Knights of the council are encouraged to attend and stay involved in council business and activity planning.
    • All brother Knights in good standing with the Order are welcome, regardless of Council membership.

Officers Meeting - 1st Tuesday of the Month

    • 7:30 pm - Guadalupe Room
    • SS Simon & Jude, 6351 N 27th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85017
    • All council members are welcome as this meeting is not limited to officers.


Grand Knight - JC Sherrin

Deputy Grand Knight - Chris Buehnerkemper

Chancellor - Santiago Alvarado

Warden - Vincent Pueyo

Advocate - Jim Andrews

Financial Secretary - Rick Garrison

Treasurer - John Phillips

Chaplains - Fr. John Nahrgang and Fr. Rafael UmaƱa

Recorder - Tom Barr

3 yr. Trustee - Keith Johnson

2 yr. Trustee - Martin Pueyo

1 yr. Trustee - Richard Alcocer

Inside Guard - Ivan Rivera-Rodriguez

Outside Guard - Faustino Lopez

Hispanic Round Table Chairman - Faustino Lopez

Field Agent - Javier Sanchez

Council Programs and Directors

Columbian Award

Our council's status towards earning the Columbian Award for programming.

We need to complete 4 programs* in each of the fours categories (Faith, Life, Family, Community) to earn the Columbian Award, one of three requirements to become Star Council.

*There are certain required programs in each category to qualify for the award.

Journey to Star Council


  1. Earn Columbian Award (Programs)
  2. Earn Father McGivney Award (Membership)
  3. Earn Founders' Award (Insurance)

Membership and Insurance Reports and status towards the Father McGivney and Founders' Awards are available at monthly council meetings.