Diocese hosts Knights of St. Peter Claver, Ladies Auxiliary conference

May 10, 2023 | Catholic Diocese of Cleveland

News of the Diocese / May 4, 2023

About 300 people from 13 states and the District of Columbia gathered in Cleveland recently for the 84th annual Northern States District Conference for the Knights of St. Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary. KPC is the oldest and largest historically Black Catholic fraternal/sororal lay organization. It was founded in 1909 in Mobile, Alabama.

The conference took place April 20-23 at the Double Tree by Hilton Cleveland hotel in Independence. It was the first in-person gathering for the group since the COVID-19 pandemic. States represented included Indiana, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Maryland, Virginia, New York, Connecticut, Ohio, New Jersey, Massachusetts and the District of Columbia.

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