News & Announcements

Polar Plunge

The Our Lady of Mt Carmel Knights of Columbus recently raised over 6000 for the Special Olympics by participating in the Polar Plunge 

Free Throw Competition

Kathryn Rechtorik - Girls 12 - State FT at St. Joe’s School, York PA. from Holy Cross Academy came in 2nd place at the State Championship


40 Days for Life

The Knights of Columbus recently participated in the closing ceremonies for 40 Days for Life.


The Knights of Columbus recently held another successful collection for the Bishop’s Project at Kuhns on McKnight Road

Transitional Deacon Mass

This is a picture from the reception of the Transitional Deacon Mass held at St.Sebastian church on Saturday June 3rd at 10:00 am.  Council 14696 worked at the wine booth.  Pictured are brothers Dustin Paulik and Steven Gaus, between them is Seminarian Nicholas Wytiaz.  Nicholas is a Seminarian our council supports.

40 Days For Life

On Sunday November 5th, the Knights of Columbus participated in theEucharistic Procession  with Bishop Waltescheid
closing day for 40 Days for Life. 


If any Knight learns of a brother Knight who is dealing with an illness, operation, being homebound, in a nursing home, etc., or has a family member in one of these situations, please contact me at 412-486-0712 or at  Or you may also contact our Grand Knight or Deputy Grand Knight, who will contact me.   I will follow up any referral with the family.  With their permission I will notify council members, send a mass card, a get-well card, and/or offer aid to the family if appropriate.  I will also keep council members updated on the member’s status.  Based on feedback from our brother Knights, I know that our outreach is appreciated.

Confirmation Mass

Members of our honor guard participated in the Sacrament of Confirmation procession with Bishop Zubik and our clergy.  

Triple Star Award

Council 14696 was recently awarded for the 3rd year in a row the Triple Star Award

40 Days for Life

Several Knights from our Council had the opportunity to escort the bishop from EpIphany to Planned Parenthood to kick off 40 Days for Life

America Needs Fatima

Members of the Knights of Columbus Recently participated in the nationwide praying of the rosary