ST. LOUIS THE KING Council #11898

Shrine of St Anthony meeting location

School Supply Drive

Highlight of service events - seeing the Grecio Service at the Shrine

Charter for the KofC St Louis Council 11898 formed in 1996 - 25th Anniversary!!

And they are off !

Serving our customers during the spring mulch drive for home delivery

Adopt-a-highway crew in action

14 Aug 2023 Exemplification Dinner

Father DeAscanis dining with Council Members

Wine at the Shrine 14 Oct 2023 (Bill Blum, Ellie Pellegrino, Paul Pellegrino, Mike Leumas, (Bryan Teague - not pictured)

Grand Knight Frank Arlinghaus presents Crab Feast Check to Seminarians

Grand Knight Frank Arlinghaus and Seminarian Pascal Atunze

John and Nick O'Neil at the 7 October 2023 Billy Joel / Stevie Nicks Concert

Peter and Frank Jr. Arlinghaus at a Ravens Game September 2023

PGK Joe Knight receives Double Star Council Award from State Deputy Chris Powers at the Star Night Dinner on 11/18

Special Appreciation for dedicated support for Mary's Land Farm given to Ryan Dworski and Joe Knight.

Ravens vs. KC Chiefs Stand 225 - Great Job Everyone

Holy Thursday, 28 March 2024

Easter Sunday Parking, 31 March 2024

Exemplification, 3 April 2024

2024 Bingo

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Council Announcements

We are proud to announce that so far this year 1 members of our Council
have performed 42 hours of Volunteer Service in our parish and our community.



Charity Bingo--Thank you for your support

Thank you to all who supported our bingo by working or playing. We're still reconciling expenses, but your efforts raised over $7000 for Knights charities. We'll be doing this again in September.


Perpetual Rosary for Life!

Click Here to sign up for slots (Jan - June 2024) for the Perpetual Rosary for Life  


Charitable Donations to our Charity Corporation

Click Here to donate to our Council 501(c)(3) Charity Corporation, especially for the Pass the Hat for Life state initiative. 



Council Dues (for members of the Council)

Click Here to pay dues online or to make donations to the Council.


Congratulations to the council for the recognition received by our Faith in Action efforts at the recent State Convention.

Faith (featured program: Crab Raffle/Seminarian Support): 2nd place, Division A

Family (featured program: comprehensive Food for Families effort): 1st place, Division A

Community (featured program: Little Sisters of the Poor): 3rd place, Division A

Life (featured program: Aid and Support After Pregnancy): 2nd place, Division A, 3rd place Supreme Council Service

General Excellence: 2nd place Division A.

Thank you to all of you for your work on this, led by our program director Bryan Teague and our FIA chairs Ryan Dworski, Keith Coates, Frank J. Arlinghaus, and John Sniezek, and all of the volunteers.


Latest Notes

Knights of Columbus #11898

June 2024


Events to participate in and opportunities to help


Faith: Ryan Dworski


Corpus Christi Eucharistic Procession and Picnic: Saturday June 1, after 5pm mass at Saint Francis. Vehicles drive from Saint Francis to Saint Louis, following the Eucharist; Adoration in the church followed by a picnic at Saint Louis. Knights help is needed at the crossing intersections along the route (6-7pm), and to help grill and serve the picnic (6-9pm).


Eucharistic Adoration, Every Sunday, from 1:30 until 6:30pm in the Stone Chapel. Knights rotate covering 1:30-2:30, 2:30-3:30, and 4:30-5:30. Attention! Adorers needed, as our numbers have declined. Need men to step into the rotation for a specific time (generally once per month) and also need men willing to serve as substitutes. POC: Ed Draminski, to help.


Family Rosary after 8am mass on 3rd Saturdays--Our Lady of Fatima statue in front.


Men of Virtue resumes on second Saturdays at Saint Louis 8-10am with Father DeAscanis. We just started a new series in February produced by the Knights of Columbus based on Saint Joseph, Guardian of the Family and Guardian of the Truth. Next meeting June 8, led by Ian Cartagena and Charlie Pulay.


Knights Bible study, Sunday evenings by Zoom, studying the Gospel of Matthew. Contact Mike Leumas for more information


Our Lady of Kibeho Seven Sorrows Prayer Group, meets at 11am Tuesdays and Fridays at Our Lady's Center to pray. Join Brother Knight Stan Lang in this devotion before noon mass.


Family: Keith Coates.


Food for Families (FfF), 8:30-11am, St. Louis Shed. Parish food collection is 1st Sunday (6/2, 7/7) FfF and Little Sisters of the Poor is 3rd Sunday (6/16, 7/21). POCs: Keith Coates,, Rick Opatick,,


Life: John Sniezek

Perpetual Rosary for Life:  Sign up to pray on the council website link to signup genius. POC: John Sniezek,


Join a Rosary outside Hillcrest Abortion Clinic, 1st Saturdays, 9am Catonsville.


Community: Frank (the younger) Arlinghaus


Food for Families/Little Sisters of the Poor–under Family above.

Corpus Christi--under Faith above


Parking Line project--help paint parking lines to raise $3000 for the Charity Corporation. Contact Frank or Sal Dunn to help volunteer as part of this crew (dates are weather dependent).


Clarksville Picnic!! Help needed with White Elephant (June 15-29), Refrigerator Truck overnight monitoring on Friday night June 28, and Big Six Wheel on Saturday June 29.



Help with our Hospitality Committee – Contact Joe Tavary, DGK Bryan Teague, or Frank as we need more help due to commitments of long-time members. Consider helping--these men cook and serve food at a number of events, from our monthly meetings to the Lenten fish fries. We can always use additional men to help–join the roster of people they draw volunteers from!



Coming Up


Membership Drive is ongoing. Exemplification Monday June 10 at 7pm at the Shrine of Saint Anthony (and another date TBD)


Leadership Meeting on Monday, June 3, 2024 in the Shrine library at 7pm.


Council Meeting, Monday, June 10, 2024 at The Shrine of St. Anthony. Mass begins at 6:30 pm, Exemplification about 7pm then dinner and business meeting. 



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Upcoming Council Events

No events hosted by this council are scheduled within the next 60 days.

About Our Council

Council Business Meeting Schedule

2nd Monday of the month at 8pm. mass at 6:30pm

Council Officers Planning Meeting Schedule

1st Monday of the month at 7pm

Meetings Location

12290 Folly Quarter Road Ellicot City
Clarksville, MD 21029 US

Council Officers

Family of the Month

Paul and Lisa Pellegrino


Knight of the Month

Mike Luemas