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!

Please welcome Brother Martin Bohlmann who took his Admission (1st) Degree on March 14, 2019

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 Please Welcome New HGC4977 1st Degree Knights (L-R) Marty O'Neal, Matthew George, Robert Wosneski, Michael Baldwin & Rob Dix

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!

2019 01 Please Welcome New HGC4977 1st Degree Knights (L-R) Tom O'Neal, Mike Eaken & Matt Eaken

2019 01 Full Knighthood (3rd degree) conferred to (L-R) Greg Starzynski, Paul Aloisio, Graham Rotelli and Tom O'Neal

2019 01 The Regan Family was honored by Pastor & KofC Chaplain Fr. Tom as the St. Thomas "Parish Family of the Month"

A 1969 Picture of the PGKs of HGC4977. THANKS SK ANGELO POLVERE (pictured on very left)

Former Supreme Secretary Charlie Foos presents our PGK Bruce Alesi the Star Council Award for 2017-2018. Great leadership Bruce!

2018 12 Mundelein Seminary Wreaths donated by the "Patriots of the Trinity"

2018 12 Bake Sale Fundraiser. Thanks to all who baked and volunteered!

2018 12 District Deputy Ray Cordell presents HGC4977 with the 2017-2018 Star Council Award!

2018 12 Brother Brian Boysen completes requirements for Shining Armor Award!

2018 12 Brother Don Ketterhagen is presented the worthy Shining Armor Award

New KofC Library at St. Theresa!

Another view of the new KofC St. Theresa Library

2018 12 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 Please Welcome New HGC4977 1st Degree Knights (L-R) Jeff Pietrucha, Jeff Bohlmann, Graham Rotelli & Joe Lynch

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!

Christmas Party Fun!

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Council Business Meeting Schedule

2nd Monday of the month at 7:00 PM

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Palatine, IL 60067 US

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Current Newsletter

Family of the Year

Jack & Jo McCarthy

Our Holy Ghost Council #4977 is proud to award the 2018 Family of the Year Award to Brother SK Jack McCarthy and wife Jo! This amazing couple have served our Order for many years.

With much support and love from wife Jo, Brother Jack was able to ...

Knight of the Year

Deacon John L. Breit

The Holy Ghost Council is proud to announce and award the 2018 Knight of the Year to Brother SK Deacon John Breit, PGK. Deacon John joined the Knights of Columbus in 2009 and served as a council officer for several years, including the responsibilities ...