ST. LOUIS THE KING Council #11898

Shrine of St Anthony meeting location

Grand Knight, Joe Knight receives Star Council Award from Immediate Past State Deputy, Vince Grauso

PGK Rick Opatick receiving his lifetime membership card

June Crab Raffle to benefit Seminarians featuring Crab Daddy

Our first Donut Social a group effort with Knights & Catholic Daughters

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!!

Finish Line at the 10K Charity Race

Sallie Fleshman receives her annual Poinsettia

Marianne Faulstich receives her annual Poinsettia

Barbara Beach receives her annual Poinsettia

Pat Reynolds receives her annual Poinsettia

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

GK Joe Knight presents Council's "In Gratitude For Service Plaque" to Outgoing Maryland State Deputy, Vince Grauso.

Presentation of support check for National Brain Surgery Foundation to Fr. Richard-Jacob Forcier OFM

New Members of the Council: Tim Geithner, Luis Cunningham and Alex Olunke

Adopt-a-highway crew in action

Presentation of Donation to Shrine of St. Anthony

Presentation of Donation to Shrine of St. Vincent Camp for kids

Presentation of Donation to Mary's Home of Maryland

Presentation of Donation to Sisters Academy of Baltimore

Presentation of Donation to Options Baltimore 328 -pregnancy center

Presentation of Donation to FISH of Howard County

Presentation of Donation to Nyambi Orphanage Fund in Nigeria

Presentation of Donation to Adaptive Living - special needs home of Howard County

New Brother Pete Goudreau receiving Knight certificate

New Brother Stacey Friedman receiving Knight certificate

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Council Announcements

We are proud to announce that so far this year 1 members of our Council
have performed 84 hours of Volunteer Service in our parish and our community.


Perpetual Rosary for Life!

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Council Dues (for members of the Council)

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20th Annual Ellicott City Labor Day
5K & 10K
Registration is now open for the 20th Annual Ellicott City Labor Day 5K & 10K scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 2, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. The 10K is a road race and the 5K is a road/trail (dirt/grass) combo. For more information, go to our website: or click on the following link to go to the race and registration page.
Register for only $25 per person or $55 for a family of 4 through July 31st and Performance T-shirts guaranteed for all registered participants through Aug. 13th as well.
Lots of activities are planned including music, a moonbounce, and random prize giveaways. We will have chip timing and both the 10K course and the 5K course are certified through and they are available on our website (
We are also awarding $500 in cash prizes for the top 2 males/females in both races and noncash awards to the top 2 in 7 age group categories (male/female) in both races. That’s 56 age group awards!
Please take a moment to visit our website for more information or register online.
Doug Angradi
Race Director
20th Annual Ellicott City Labor Day 10k & 5k
Click Below for Race Map


Latest Notes

Knights of Columbus #11898

May 2023

Events to participate in and opportunities to help.

If you’re looking in general or the contact info is wrong, feel free to contact DGK and Program Director Frank Arlinghaus at, 410-660-1615


Faith: Ryan Dworski

Eucharistic Adoration, Sun, noon-7pm in the Children’s Chapel while the Stone Chapel is closed for repairs. Knights rotate covering 12-1, 1-2, and 4-5. POC:Ed Draminski, to help.


Men of Virtue resumes in May, 2nd Sat, 8-10am, St. Louis Church and Social Hall. 8am mass followed by breakfast, talk based on Into the Breach (available online). 5/13, 6/10


Saint Joseph’s devotion, normally 1st Wednesday, 7-8pm. St. Louis chapel. Eucharistic Adoration and talk. 6/7, 7/5. In church while the chapel is closed.


Catechism in a year with Fr. Mike Schmitz (podcast). Join parish priests monthly after the 11am mass at Saint Louis on Hospitality Sundays for a discussion.


Sunday Knight Bible study, via zoom, Sunday evenings, 7-9pm. Just started the Book  Sirach on 3/19. Contact Mike Leumas,


Eucharistic Procession and party to celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi on Saturday 6/10. Procession from Saint Francis to Saint Louis following the 5pm mass at Saint Francis. Post procession outdoor party, family friendly, 7pm-9pm at Saint Louis. Knights will be grilling.


Family: Keith Coates

Food for Families (FfF), 8:30-11am, St. Louis Shed. Parish food collection is 1st full weekend (6/4, 7/2) FfF and Little Sisters of the Poor is 3rd full weekend (5/21, 6/18). POC: Keith Coates,, Rick Opatick,,


Family Night Out Food Trucks resume on the third Thursday of each month. Thursday evenings, 5/18, 6/15, POC Mark Mangus,


Life: John Sniezek


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


Mother’s Day Flowers: we’ll help Respect Life with carnations to be handed out after masses on Mother’s Day.5/13-14, Contact John Sniezek or Frank Arlinghaus to help.


Join a Rosary outside Hillcrest Abortion Clinic, 1st Saturday, 9am Catonsville, 5/6, 6/3.


Community: Frank Arlinghaus/Bryan Teague


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


On June 10, we expect to be asked to help with parking at the Shrine for the Saint Anthony Festival (runs 11am-5pm). Time TBD, project 10;30-2:30. Contact Frank A.


Stay tuned for the Clarksville Picnic (June 24). White Elephant setup/drop-off beings 6/10, food truck security overnight 6/22-24, lots of help needed. Stay tuned.


The Hospitality Committee: Charles Roswell, can use help.These men cook and/or serve food at many events, from monthly meetings to the Lenten fish frys. We are looking for more men to help take on more of this workload. Join the roster of people he draws volunteers from! 


Note that our Crab Raffle to support seminarians will open  6/25, the day after the Clarksville Picnic with the drawing in late July (projected July 24).


Ravens Game Concessions, all home games, 4 hours before kickoff until game end. The major fundraiser for the council. Contact Joe Knight at or Herman Stewart at


Also needed is help with our Hospitality Committee – contact Charles Roswell, These men cook and serve food at a number of events, from our monthly meetings to the Lenten fish fries. Charles can always use additional men to help–join the roster of people he draws volunteers from!


More events will be listed as we work through the calendar.



Coming Up


Council Meeting, Monday, 12 June 2023 at The Shrine of St. Anthony. This month's Mass begins at 6:30 p.m.


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