Palatine, IL US (www.kofc4977.org)
May 25, 1960-2020. HAPPY 60th ANNIVERSARY HOLY GHOST COUNCIL! Our Original Charter Council above
2020 05 HGC4977 is awarded the First Ever "Leave No Neighbor Behind" Award at the 2020 IL State Virtual Convention
2020 05 State General Program Director John Lough (L) and State Deputy Frank Schwartz (R) holding HGC4977's "Leave No Neighbor Behind" Award
2020 05 Close Up of HGC4977's "LEAVE NO NEIGHBOR BEHIND" Award
2020 05 Charitable Water Bottle Donations .. with Social Distancing!
2020 05 Holy Ghost Knights unloading at St. Joseph's Home
2020 05 A Portion of the Donated Water!!!
2020 05 Palatine's Little Sisters of the Poor show their Appreciation! Thank You Little Sisters for all you do!!!
2020 05 ZOOM Business Mtg in Progress!
2019 12 "GivingTuesday" at GiGi's Playhouse
2019 12 "GivingTuesday" at GiGi's Playhouse. Area Councils combine to donate over $11,000!!!
2019 11 Past Grand Knights attending the Special PGK / 60th Council Anniversary Dinner
2019 09 The Knights are on a Tootsie "Roll" for Intellectual Disabilities
2019 09 Thanks to Brother John Theodore and "Signs Today" for providing signage for our Knight's Faith Library at St. Theresa!
2019 08 St. Theresa Picnic.
2019 08 New Officers are sworn in at the August Meeting. L-R: Don Ketterhagen, Brett Pfister, Mark Nannini, Bruce Alesi, Mike June, Jim Arns, and Steve Taromina. Not shown - Fr. Tom Bishop and Fr. Tim Fairman
2019 07 Marching in the Palatine 4th of July Parade.
2019 06 Fr. Tom is honored by the Holy Ghost and Illinois State Councils with an Official "Recognition of Appreciation" for his Worthy Service as Chaplain and Pastor
2019 06 Pictured are 26 of the 45 Members who led Programs, Events, Administrative or Committees during the 2018-2019 Fraternal Year. Thanks for your Leadership!
2019 06 Brother SK Andy Ruff presents Scholarships, Altar Server Certificates and Essay Contest Awards to St. Theresa graduating 8th Graders!
2019 05 Sir Knights honor our Veterans on Memorial Day at St. Michael Cemetery with Fr. Mike Scherschel (St. Hubert Pastor)
2019 05 The Sir Knights honor Mother Mary at the May Crowning
2019 05 Feed My Starving Children 3 Council Food Pack Out Event
2019 05 at FMSC. Dine-2-Donate Fundraiser monies presented by the 3 Council's Grand Knights
2019 05 at FMSC. The Happy Totals from our Food Packing Efforts!
2019 02 The Hajost Family was honored by Dn. John Breit & GK Bob Novak as the St. Thomas "Parish Family of the Month"
2019 02 Holy Ghost Council #4977 is recognized at Feb's Wolves game.
2019 02 The DeGiulio's having Wolves Fun! Pictured are Nico, Louie, Lindsay, Stella Schlenbecker and Jim DeGiulio
2019 02. Graham Rotelli scores a Wolve's Tee launched from the Ice. Long Reach!
A 1969 Picture of the PGKs of HGC4977. THANKS SK ANGELO POLVERE (pictured on very left)
2018 12 Mundelein Seminary Wreaths donated by the "Patriots of the Trinity"
2018 12 Bake Sale Fundraiser. Thanks to all who baked and volunteered!
Santa Nicholas arrives at the Children's Christmas Party!
2018 12 Anticipation that Santa Nicholas has a Special Gift for them!
2018 12 Santa Nicholas and 2nd Santa Fred award Raffle Prizes!
2018 12 Parachute Fun with Help from the St. Thomas Teen Group!
2018 10 Team Tootsie on a Roll! (L-R) Brett Pfister, Jim Arns, Dave Tuegel, Jim Schroedl
2018 10 Brother Bill Paul receives the Parochial Christifideles Award at the Holy Name Cathedral
2018 09 I.D. Drive Enthusiasm!!!
2018 09 Brother Brett Pfister dons the Tootsie Roll Costume for Charity! He wore it for 10 hours!!! Well Done Brett!
2018 09 Tootsie Roll Intellectual Disability Drive Volunteers
2018 09 Brothers Sokulski, Crider and Nix Teaming up for the I.D. Drive
2018 08 Honoring the Little Sisters of the Poor on their Feast Day and 150 yrs of Service to the Church, Community and Poor in the U.S.A.
2018 08 Little Sisters, Celebrating Priests and Sir Knights
2018 08 Mother Margaret, Father Tom and Sir Knights
2018 08 St. Theresa Picnic Cooks!
2018 08 Picnic Food was Fantastic!
2018 08 Picnic Water Balloon Toss
2018 08 Picnic with Father Matt!
Council 4977 - Congratulations on earning the KofC Spirit of Illinois Gold Medal Award !!!
2018 07 Bruce Wittmeyer receives his Patriotic Degree Certificate. Congrats Worthy Sir Knight Bruce !!!
2018 07 Knights of the Month braved fierce parade heat in Full Dress Regalia! Thanks to (L-R) Sir Knights Pierre Zermatten, Matt Chambers, George Tibus and Jim Killigrew. (Adolf Stransky not shown)
GK Bob Novak presents Fr. Tim a KofC Stole
Fr. Tim receives a KofC Stole to celebrate 30 years of faithful service as a priest. Congratulations Father Tim!
June 2018 - Celebrating a successful Fundraising Event for the Feed My Starving Children charity
Feast of Corpus Christi - Outdoor Procession
Sir Knights honoring the Feast of Corpus Christi
Grand Knight Bruce Alesi presents veterans assistance check to Veterans Director Ron Willer
Corporate Communion Mass and Breakfast
Independence Day Parade
Cardinal Cupich with Sir Knights
Deacon John and Father Tim
Family Knight :) with the Schaumburg Boomers
Spring 2018 Special Olympics - Honoring our Flag!
Spring 2018 Special Olympics - Greeting the Athletes!
St. Theresa LIFT Check Presentation
June 2018 Fr. McGivney Golf Benefit. A respectable 4th place!