Casserole Collection for The Veterans Group – May 21st

The Veterans Group in Philadelphia provides shelter and transitional support services to Veterans who are homeless or at high risk of homelessness.   They are asking for assistance in proving meals to the residents during the months of May and June.

We will be collecting casseroles for them on Saturday, May 21st, from 10-11am in the parking lot at Montesano Bros in Eagle (thank you Brother Vinny).   For more information or to sign-up, please click here!

Golf Outing for Charity – June 3rd

Calling all men and lady golfers!  Please join us for our Annual Golf Outing for Charity at Kimberton Golf Club on June 3rd.  We have a terrific day planned for everyone, including contests, raffles, and prizes.  This year features a $25,000 prize hole, and a $50,000 shoot-out contest!  Good food and plenty of beverages included.   For additional details, please click here!

Clothing Drive to benefit St Vincent de Paul Society – June 4th / 5th

Time to clean out those closets and drawers to help families in need!  We will be holding out annual Clothing Drive after all Masses on June 4th and 5th in the front parking lot of the church.  We will be collecting new or gently use clothing, shoes, blankets and bedding. We also take tools, collectibles, kitchenware, toys, small appliances, musical instruments and sporting goods.  For a full list of acceptable items, please click here!

Brothers, if you are able to help with the collection, please click here to sign-up!

Lady Knights Miniature Golf – June 6

The Lady Knights will be hosting a miniature golf outing on Thursday, June 9 at 5:00 PM.  Widows, moms, sisters, daughters and wives of a Knight are welcome.  This is a great way to have some fun and learn more about the Lady Knights at St. Elizabeth.  If interested, please contact Kathy Keating at 610-873-1877 or email us at ladyknights@kofc13141.com  for details.

Hope you will be able to join us!

Patriotic Rosary – July 2

Our Council will lead a Patriotic Rosary in the church at St. Elizabeth at 7:40 am, prior to the 8:30 am Mass. Inspired by Our Lady, the Patriotic Rosary is a powerful prayer for divine protection and mercy for our Nation and our government leaders at all levels. Each decade of the Patriotic Rosary starts with a historical quote from famous leader, recognizes our states and is followed by the singing of a hymn.   Click here to learn more about this special prayer!

We are looking for 5 Knights to read a decade of the Rosary. We will meet the week prior to the Patriotic Rosary (time/date TBD) to read through and learn the differences for this prayer session. If you are interested, please click here.

Adopt-A-Trail Program – Through October 2022

Once again this year, our Council will help maintain the trail that runs from the front of St Elizabeth Church, to the covered bridge, then back to the end of the church property. We are looking for volunteers to walk and clean the trail during the months of April, June, August and October.

For details and to sign-up, click here!

 

David at Sight and Sound Lancaster

April 29 / 30 - Sight and Sound in Lancaster is known for delivering amazing live productions of stories from the Bible. Beginning in March of 2022, they will be be presenting David, bringing the legendary Bible story to life with spectacular special effects, massive sets, and live animals in a brand-new original stage production.  Our Council coordinated a group trip for performances on April 29th and April 30th.

Prayer for Protection in Time of Pandemic

The Knights of Columbus has published the prayer said by Pope Francis and Archbishop Lori online, calling on members and Catholics to say the prayer over nine days as a novena beginning Sunday. It especially prays “for those who have fallen ill, for those who are vulnerable and for those who have died.”  It adds: “Intercede also for those charged with protecting the health and safety of others and for those who are tending to the sick and seeking a cure.”

Click here to view and print the prayer.

Taking Care Of Those In Need

We are all being impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, but some of us are struggling more than others.    Our Council is committed to providing assistance to those in need.  Charity is at the heart of our work and our faith.  If you or someone you know in our Council or community are in need of assistance, contact us and let us know.  Learn more by clicking here.

FOCUS Ministry – Sarah Grubb Support

FOCUS (focus.org) is a Catholic apostate that aims to share the hope and joy of the gospel with college students across the United States.  Sarah Grubb was a parishioner before going to college.  She has graduated, and is now has a ministry with FOCUS at Ole Miss.  She is asking for financial assistance, and our Council has agreed to support her in this effort.  If you are interested in helping out, click here to make a tax deductible donation by credit or debit card.  You can find her Spring 2020 update by clicking here.

Message From The Grand Knight

Greetings. I’m Paul Converse , Grand Knight of Council #13141 of the Knights of Columbus and I want to welcome you to our web-site! I am honored to be serving as the council’s presiding officer for the current year. If you are already a member of the Knights and of our council you will find our website useful in keeping up with events and council news. If you are not currently a member of the Knights, I would like to take invite you to learn more about our organization and what we do.

The Knights of Columbus was founded in 1882 by the Venerable Servant of God, Father Michael J. McGivney in St Mary's Church in New Haven, CT. If canonized, Father McGivney would be the first American born priest to become a Saint.

To learn more information about Fr. McGivney, visit the website dedicated to his Life and Legacy at www.fathermcgivney.org

Explore our site!  If you are interested in learning more about becoming a member, please click here and we will be in touch with you shortly!