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

Co-Family of the Year 2021-22 The Stewarts

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

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Council Announcements


Mulch Sale!

The St. Louis Knights of Columbus Council is conducting its annual mulch sale on Saturday March 23rd.  
What: 3 cu. ft. bag of Shredded Mulch - $5.50 per bag.  Free delivery for 25 bags.

Click Here  for more information and an order form.


Charity Bingo

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.

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  


Super Bowl Squares to Support Camp Glow

Congrats to our winners at the Big Game.  Thank you all for your support of Camp Glow.

1st Quarter - Bill Buzbee - $100
2nd Quarter - Rick Opatick - $150
3rd Quarter - John Sniezek - $200
4th Quarter - Bill Buzbee - $250


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.



Ravens concessions stand: the season is finished! Thanks to PGK Herman Stewart for leading this effort, and to the 27 Knights and family members who worked with our St. Agnes and OLPH partners. With the 2 bonus playoff games, we expect to net over $19,000 for our charity corporation.


Thank you to the 33 Knights & family members who raised $10,000 for the council's activities by volunteering at Mary's Land Farm this year.


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. 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. (March meeting will not take place as it coincides with the Catholic Men's Fellowship conference on March 9 at Saint Philip Neri). 


Stations of the Cross, Fridays during Lent, 7pm.


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


Family: Keith Coates.


Food for Families (FfF), 8:30-11am, St. Louis Shed. Parish food collection is 1st Sunday (3/3) FfF and Little Sisters of the Poor is 3rd Sunday (3/17). POCs: Keith Coates,, Rick Opatick,,


Easter Magnet sales after masses on March 2-3, 16-17. Contact Keith Coates to help.


Life: John Sniezek

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


Maryland March for Life Monday evening, March 11 in Annapolis. Starts at Saint Mary's and finishes at the rally at Lawyer's Mall. Contact for more information or call Sue at 410-660-5161.


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


Community: Frank (the younger) Arlinghaus


Blood Drive: Tuesday March 19 in the Saint Louis Social Hall. 

Friday Fish Fry before Stations of the Cross: Fridays February 23, March 8, March 22 in the Saint Louis Social Hall. Dinner 6-7, Stations at 7pm. Help needed with preparation, serving, cleanup and donating desserts. Note that the Catholic Daughters will be serving soup and sandwiches on the alternate weeks. Dinners will be free this year.

Mulch Sale: Saturday March 23 (8am-11am/noon, depending on the help). $5.50/bag. Help needed delivering mulch--orders of 25 bags provide free delivery (that's us). Need trucks, trailers, and loaders/unloaders (knights, family, friends). Details to follow. 

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, March 4, 2023 in the Shrine library at 7pm.


Council Meeting, Monday, March 11, 2023 at The Shrine of St. Anthony. Mass begins at 6:30 pm, then dinner and business meeting. Please note: that is also the date of the Maryland March for Life in Annapolis--we encourage you to attend the March!



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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

Knight of the Month

Keith Coates