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

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Council Announcements



Charity Bingo--Donations of gift cards and alcohol needed

The St. Louis Council is holding a Charity Cash Bingo on Friday evening April 26th with all proceeds being donated to charities supported by the Council Charity Corporation.  Each ticket is $25. If you can donate gift cards or bottle of alcohol for the raffles, drop them off at the business meeting or at the ticket sales in the narthex on April 13-14.

CLICK HERE for more information or to purchase tickets.


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

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Council Dues (for members of the Council)

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Latest Notes

Knights of Columbus #11898

March 2023


Events to participate in and opportunities to help


Faith: Ryan Dworski


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.


Divine Mercy Sunday Holy Hour, April 7, Saint Louis. Confessions at 1:30pm, Holy Hour at 2:45, with Divine Mercy chaplet at 3:00pm. Refreshments to follow. Join others on this feast day instituted by Saint Pope John Paul II.


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 April 13. 


Knights Bible study, Sunday evenings by Zoom, studying the Gospel of Matthew.


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 (4/7) FfF and Little Sisters of the Poor is 3rd Sunday (4/21). 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.


Columbia Pregnancy Center fundraising gala, Thursday April 11, Ten Oaks Ballroom. If you would like to attend, contact Frank ( or Sal Dunn, who has room at his table. A reminder that you don't need to attend to donate!


Community: Frank (the younger) Arlinghaus


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


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


Leadership Meeting on Monday, April 1, 2023 in the Shrine library at 7pm.


Council Meeting, Monday, April 8, 2023 at The Shrine of St. Anthony. Mass begins at 6:30 pm, then dinner and business meeting.



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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

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12290 Folly Quarter Road Ellicot City
Clarksville, MD 21029 US

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