ST. LOUIS THE KING Council #11898

Shrine of St Anthony meeting location

School Supply Drive

Supporting the St. Louis School's Toy 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!!

Serving our customers during the spring mulch drive for home delivery

SK Vince flexs his muscles during our spring mulch drive

Co-Family of the Year 2021-22 The Arlinghaus'

Co-Family of the Year 2021-22 The Stewarts

Adopt-a-highway crew in action

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Council Announcements

We are proud to announce that so far this year 2 members of our Council
have performed 104 hours of Volunteer Service in our parish and our community.

Featured Event:

Thank you to all who participated in the Charity Bingo on Friday evening.  We hope you all had fun! We raised well over $3000 for charity, and appreciate all the effort put forth by the committee and the volunteers.



Mary's Land Farm Volunteers for September and October-contact Frank (9/30-10/29, Saturdays and Sundays). Help needed, especially for next weekend. 2.5 positions open on Saturday and 5 open on Sunday. Contact Frank or Bryan.


Ravens concessions through the season-contact Herman. Next game10/22. Also Concert on Saturday 10/7. 


Perpetual Rosary for Life!

Click Here to sign up for slots (July 2023 - December 2023) 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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20th Annual Ellicott City Labor Day
5K & 10K
Thanks to all who supported this activity, especially Race Director Doug Angradi!!
Over 220 runners participated. 


Latest Notes

Knights of Columbus #11898


October 2023


Events to participate in and opportunities to help


Faith: Ryan Dworski


Eucharistic Adoration, Every Sunday, noon - 7pm in the Children’s Chapel. Knights rotate covering 12-1, 1-2, and 4-5. POC: Ed Draminski, to help.

Saint Joseph’s devotion, normally 1st Wednesday, 7-8pm. St. Louis church. Eucharistic Adoration and talk. 10/4. 

Catechism in a year with Fr. Mike Schmitz (podcast). Discussion monthly 12:30-1:15pm at Saint Louis on Hospitality (First) Sundays. 

Family Rosary after 8am mass on 3rd Saturdays (10/21)--Our Lady of Fatima statue in front.

Parish tailgate Rosary on Friday October 6--see bulletin for details (6pm tailgate, 7pm rosary)

Men of Virtue resumes on second Saturdays at Saint Francis 8-10am with Father DeAscanis.

Knights Bible study returns on October 1, Sunday evenings by Zoom.


Family: Keith Coates.


Food for Families (FfF), 8:30-11am, St. Louis Shed. Parish food collection is 1st weekend (10/1, 11/5) FfF and Little Sisters of the Poor is 3rd weekend (10/15, 11/19). POCs: Keith Coates,, Rick Opatick,,


Family Night Out Food Trucks are finished for the season. Thank you to all for supporting the effort.


Life: John Sniezek

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


40 Days for Life starts the end of September (9/27-11/5)--peaceful prayer outside Hillcrest Abortion Clinic in Catonsville (Eucharistic Procession from Saint Agnes on 10/14 following the 8am mass).

Baby Bottle fundraiser at Saint Louis and Saint Francis 10/21-22 (returns 10/28-29, 11/4-5). Note changed date.

Rosary for Life cancelled--parish tailgate Rosary on Friday, October 10/6 (see above for details). 6pm for tailgate--Knights will help with parking, contact Bryan Teague to help,

Join a Rosary outside Hillcrest Abortion Clinic, 1st Saturdays, 9am Catonsville (10/7).

National Men's March and Rally to end abortion, Washington DC, 10/7 at 11:30am. Contact Frank or Padraic Walsh for more information.


Community: Frank (the younger) Arlinghaus

Soccer Challenge, Saint Francis, 10/1, 2-5pm. Help needed to assist Saint Francis Knights. Contact Frank or Bryan.


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

Ravens Game Concessions, all home games, 3-4 hours before kickoff until game end. The major fundraiser for the council charity fund. Next game Oct. 22. Billy Joel concert 10/7. Contact Herman Stewart at


Mary's Land Farm: In September and October, we'll need help at the Harvest Festival on Saturdays and Sundays--shift hours vary between 9 and 5. Commit to a full or half shift, or just to let us know you're willing to help--email Frank at or call/text 410-660-5161. Positions include Parking 1 and 2 (half shift), Check-in 1 and 2, Front Merch Stand, Pumpkin register, Maze, Mega slide, Wagon Driver, Wagon Guide, and several others.


Help with our Hospitality Committee – contact Frank and Bryan or Charles Roswell, In October, Joe Tavary will take over from Charles--these men cook and serve food at a number of events, from our monthly meetings to the Lenten fish fries. We can use additional men to help–join the roster of people they draw volunteers from!



Coming Up


Leadership Meeting on October 2, 2023 in the Shrine library at 7pm.


Council Meeting, Monday, October 9, 2023 at The Shrine of St. Anthony. Mass begins at 6:30 p.m, then dinner and business meeting.


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Upcoming Council Events

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

Billy Swann