Brother Knight Frank J. Schwartz Jr. of Good Shepherd Council #5573 is now the Illinois state deputy of Knights of Columbus.
He was recently elected at the State Convention in Springfield and installed as State Deputy by the Supreme Knight Carl Anderson in New Haven, Connecticut.
As state deputy, Schwartz will oversee 483 councils throughout the State of Illinois with membership over 72,000 Brother Knights.
Schwartz is also an active member of St. Mary Immaculate Parish and the Plainfield community.
For more information on the Knights of Columbus, the largest Catholic fraternal organization, contact Rich Blaszak 815-254-7078 or visit kofc.org.