Race for Vocations

January 2019

Fr Mike Keucher, Fr Doug Hunter, State Deputy Paul Zielinski were recently interviewed by Catholic Radio Indy in a Faith In Action segment about the Race for Vocations. The show will begin airing next week Jan. 14-19 (Schedule B: Mon. @ 4pm, Friday @ Noon, Saturday @ 12:30pm).

Podcast Link: https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-qgi9i-a41f81  (The podcast is also available on the Catholic Radio Indy webpage under podcasts.)

People can listen live over the airwaves on 89.1FM, 90.9 FM, or via live stream on their computer from our webpage www.catholicradioindy.org  or on demand via podcast. Catholic Radio Indy also has an app available for android or apple devices.




The Knights of Columbus Indiana State Council asks ALL Councils to participate and support the “RACE FOR VOCATIONS”. The Race For Vocations (R4V) welcomes people of all ages to pray for and promote Vocations by being a volunteer, attending Mass and joining fellow R4V supporters at the Pasta Dinner the evening before or by a walk/run in the 5K/Mini Marathon.  The Mass and Pasta Dinner date is Friday May 3, 2019 and Race Date is Saturday, May 4, 2019. More information available at http://raceforvocations.org/  

THESE flyers can be distributed for promotion purposes: 

Promo Flyer 1    Promo Flyer 2  

Why Race For Vocations (R4V)?

  • Involve young men, women, and families(Fraternity); over 300 runners in 2018
  • Support/pray for  all vocations: Priesthood; Consecrated Life; Marriage and Sacred Single Life
  • Promote Unity between Indiana Dioceses.
  • Make the Knights of Columbus visible at a very large public event; over 30,000 runners in 2017
  • Serve all Vocations by attending one or all of the R4V events. (Training; Mass; Pasta Dinner; Walk/Run Post Race Tent)
  • Serve all Vocations by volunteering at Pasta Dinner; Aid Station (Provide Water and Gatorade) on the course and cooking/serving at the post race tent.  (Contact Larry Kunkel This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 317-223-4892 if you can help.)

Schedule for KNIGHTS involvement

R4V training event opportunities are scheduled either at Bishop Brute (February 2 & April 6) or St. Luke Evangelist, Indy (March 9). 

See details here: Training Events

Councils are encouraged to help by adding a Race for Vocation donations to your SOS contribution (use IN_SOS Form). Please submit this donation to the IN KofC State Treasurer by January 31, 2019. Please include check with the IN-SOS form marked “Race For Vocations”.   Or you can send a check at any time to the State Treasurer payable to Indiana State Council with memo item “Race for Vocations”.  Your donations will help pay for any associated costs with the R4V event and Indiana KofC SOS Fund.

Registration can be done online by http://raceforvocations.org/ or by downloading this Registration Form


You can also listen to the following podcast (Jan 2018), that describes Race for Vocations:

CATHOLIC SPORTS WEEKLY with Wil Hampton - Guests Fr. Mike Keucher and Fr. Douglas Hunter


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