Holy Ghost Council #4977

Prestigious STAR COUNCIL AWARD presented to PGK Mark Nannini

2023.11 New Member Ceremony with John Lough (IL State Council Membership Director-left)

Volunteers for 2023 Intellectual Disability (Tootsie Roll) Fundraiser

2023 Soccer Challenge Team

2023 09 St. Jude Relic Visitation

Feed My Starving Children Packout

Presenting $1,200 to FMSC

2023 Silver Rose Program honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe and the Sanctity of Life

2023 SToV Summerfest!

2023 Independence Day Parade

2023-2024 HGC4977 Council Officers

Honoring our Blessed Mother Mary at the May Crowning

St. Theresa School "Keep Christ in Christmas" Poster Winner for Grades K - 2 is Leah S.

St. Theresa School "Keep Christ in Christmas" Poster Winner for Grades 3 - 5 is Mia O.

St. Theresa School "Keep Christ in Christmas" Poster Winner for Grades 6 - 8 is Natalie C.

Knights at St. Joe's for the Elderly during the Water Bottle Drive

The Palatine Community donate Water Bottles for St. Joe's Elderly

The Little Sisters of St. Joe's express their appreciation

2021 08 The Knights, Honor Guard and Fr. Tim Fairman shared in the Silver Rose celebration

Fr. Tom Bishop and Knights celebrate 1st Feast Day of KofC Founder Blessed Fr. Michael J. McGivney

2021 04 Little Sisters of the Poor URGENT NEEDED ITEMS Drive in action!

URGENTLY NEEDED ITEMS DRIVE with the Little Sisters of the Poor

Can you believe this room was empty prior to the Drive? Over $17,000 raised in this successful Charity Drive!!!

A "Leave No Neighbor Behind" program. The Knights collect food for the Palatine Food Pantry.

The Results of the Palatine Food Pantry Donations? Over 8,000 pounds collected plus $4,300 in cash donations!!!

Knights volunteer for distributing food from the Chicago Food Depository

Approx 200 families received needed groceries from the Chicago Food Depository

Sir Knight Honor Guard participating in St. Theresa's Candlelight Vigil for the Unborn. 116 candles represent daily abortions in Illinois

Palatine Food Drive Donation

Certificate of Appreciation from Palatine Township

HGC4977 is awarded the First Ever "Leave No Neighbor Behind" Award at the 2020 IL State Virtual Convention

HGC4977 is awarded the 1st ever "Leave No Neighbor Behind" State Award for their Water Bottle Campaign during the Pandemic

A Portion of the Donated Water to St. Joseph's Home for the Elderly!!!

Thank You Little Sisters for all you do!!!

"Giving Tuesday" at GiGi's Playhouse

Past Grand Knights attending a Special PGK / 60th Council Anniversary Dinner

The Knights are on a Tootsie "Roll" for Intellectual Disabilities

Knights Serving Tasty Dogs at St. Theresa Picnic

Feed My Starving Children 3 Council Food Pack Out

Children's Christmas Party. Anticipation that Santa has brought a Special Gift!

KC Children's Christmas Party with Help from the St. Thomas VOICES Teen Group!

I.D. Drive Enthusiasm!!!

Brothers Sokulski, Crider and Nix Teaming up for the I.D. Drive

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.

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Upcoming Council Events

About Our Council

Council Business Meeting Schedule

2nd Monday of the month at 7:00 PM

Council Planning Meeting Schedule

1st Monday of the month at 7:00 PM

Meetings Location

St. Theresa Church
455 North Benton Street
Palatine, IL 60067 US

Council Officers

Family of the Year

Toussaint Family


Knight of the Year

SK Mark Stowick