Cathedral Council #12708

Saints Simon and Jude Cathedral Council, Phoenix, AZ

Scholarship Information Coming Soon!

Applications to be available sometime in April and due sometime in May.

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Contact our Grand Knight by emailing or sign up here.

Council Meetings will be virtual (online) until further notice.

Upcoming Events

Monthly Meeting Schedule

General Business Meeting - 3rd Tuesday of the Month

    • 7:30 pm - Virtual at

    • 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 - Tom Barr

Deputy Grand Knight - Chris Buehnerkemper

Chancellor - Santiago Alvarado

Warden - Vincent Pueyo

Advocate - Jim Andrews

Financial Secretary - Rick Garrison

Treasurer - John Phillips

Chaplains - Fr. Andrew McNair

Recorder - James Hopkins

3 yr. Trustee - JC Sherrin

2 yr. Trustee - Richard Alcocer

1 yr. Trustee - Martin Pueyo

Inside Guard - Ivan Rodriguez

Outside Guard - Faustino Lopez

Hispanic Round Table Chairman - Faustino Lopez

Field Agent - William Teal

District Deputy - Randy Hughes (District #12)

Council Programs and Directors



Bradley Rissler

Journey to Star Council


  1. Earn Columbian Award (Programs)

    • 16 credits spread evenly across four program areas of Faith, Family, Community, and Life

  2. Earn Father McGivney Award (Membership)

    • Meet our new membership quota (8 new members)

  3. Earn Founders' Award (Insurance)

    • Participate in TWO Fraternal Benefits Events