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 2 members of our Council
have performed 74 hours of Volunteer Service in our parish and our community.


21st Annual Ellicott City Labor Day 10K & 5K 

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2024, at 8:00 a.m.

Click Here for information and 5K and 10K maps.  Proceeds support The Arc and FISH of Howard County.  Thank you for your support.



2024 Crab Feast Raffle to Support our Seminarians

Click Here for information and to purchase Crab Feast Raffle tickets.  All proceeds support our Seminarians.  Thank you for your support.


Perpetual Rosary for Life

Click Here to sign up for slots (July 1- Dec 31, 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. 



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

July 2024


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.


Men of Virtue continues on second Saturdays at Saint Louis 8-10am with Father DeAscanis. We 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 July 13, led by Jason Gionta and Frank J. Arlinghaus.


Knights Bible study is on summer hiatus, resuming in September 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 (8/4) FfF and Little Sisters of the Poor is 3rd Sunday (7/21, 8/18). 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


Workers Picnic at Saint Louis. Help grill and serve food at the Workers Picnic for the people who worked so hard at the Clarksville Picnic and White Elephant sale. Sunday July 14, 4-6:30pm. Contact Frank Arlinghaus or the Hospitality Committee to help.


Crab Raffle help Needed-volunteer to help sell tickets after all masses July 13-14 and 20-21. Contact either Frank Arlinghaus or Rick Opatick to help support our seminarians. You can also buy tickets online at the link 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).


Blood Drive 12 noon-6pm, Tuesday August 6. See flyer above to sign up or contact John Regnier to assist.


Ravens concessions (raising funds for our charity corporation to distribute). Staff a concession stand with your brother Knights at the stadium for all home games and the August 6 soccer game. Help is especially needed Tuesday August 6 (evening soccer game), Friday August 9 (evening preseason game), and Saturday August 17 (noon preseason game). Contact Herman Stewart or Frank Arlinghaus if you can help at any games this year. Online training requirement.


Mary's Land Farm: we raise funds to support council activities by volunteering on weekends at Mary's Land Farm--work a half or full shift on Saturday or Sunday beginning August 17. Contact Frank Arlinghaus to help.


Labor Day Weekend 5K/10K Race, Saturday August 31 at the Shrine of Saint Anthony 8am. Volunteers needed to help with Friday setup and Saturday registration, course marshals, water stations, and cleanup. Contact Doug Angradi to help. Registration link is located above on this page.


Help with our Hospitality Committee – Contact Joe Tavary 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, August 5, 2024 in the Shrine library at 7pm.


Council Meeting, Monday, August 12, 2024 at The Shrine of St. Anthony. Mass begins at 6:30 pm, followed by dinner and  at 8pm the 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


Knight of the Year

Bryan Teague