Sts Philip and James Council #12839

Veterans Day Parade 2014

Food Drive [10/31/15] some of what was collected. Thank you St. James.

Ready to start the St Pat's Parade [3/2016].

Officer Installation October 2016

Collecting Donations Food Drive at King Kullen, Lake Ave, St James [11/2016]

!8 Full Shopping Carts plus $300 cash donations
Thank You King Kullen and residents of St James 11/2016

2016 Knight of the Year Ed McGilly with wife Margaret at annual Christmas Party

Group Effort at Hospitality Sunday May 2017

2017 Picnic

2017 Picnic - rest time.

Knights of Columbus - Dropping off donations for Houston Relief. [9/25/17]

Murder Mystery Play. John and Donna as homecoming King and Queen; along with best 50's constume

Booby prize for worst choice of Murder Suspect.

Tom as Mr Wisenheimer - the murderer most foul. Looking quite sheepish I might add.


GK Bob congratulates John Pinto: Knight of Year. Great Job John!

Rich Lombardi - 2018 Knight of Year, with Bob Wittish PGK and Steve Yazulla GK

Hospitality Sunday Feb 2019

St James Day 2018
A Noble Effort as we joined the St James Chamber of Commerce

End of 2019 Memorial Day Parade

Donation to Smithtown Guide Dog Foundation [2019]

St James Day 2019

St James Day 2019

Coats for Kids to Light House Mission in Bellport
Yes that is a painting of Jesus, second from right.

Loading donations in Bob's Jeep and Steve's Prius. It was one, cold day.

GK Steve presenting check in support of SSPJ School to Principal Diane Anderson

Delivering coats to Lighthouse Mission 1/21

10/21 New Officers take Oath of Office.
looking rather somber.

Oct 2021, Tom being installed as GK via ZOOM, look carefully to see Tom in phone screen.

Oct 2021, PGK Steve Yazulla receives the Columbian and Founders Award, recognizing the Council Charitable works for the past year.

DGK Rich Lombardi recognized for his efforts as District Warden for the past three years.

Council Officers in Attendance at 2021 Installation.
Also, Installation Team: DW Rich Fitzgerald,
DD William Murphy, and DW Bill Winters

July 2022 Council outing to the LI Ducks Game. Box seats - great job Bob.

July 2022; Knoshing in the Box Suite at LI Ducks game.

July 2022; Knights and families the LI Ducks game in Box Suite. Waiting for fireworks to start.

2022 - Tom installed as GK for second term.

Tom as GK receiving McGiveny Award and Founders Award

Officers Installed on 10/13/22

May 2022 Food Drive: Setting up in anticipation of donations.

May 2022 Food Drive: first of 4 loads of donated food.

May 2022 Food Drive: Just some of the food donated to the New Jerusalem Church on Woodlawn Ave.

November 2022 - Getting ready for the Thanksgiving food drive

November 2022 - The third load of food in Mike Tully's pickup truck headed for the New Jerusalem Church Food Pantry

November 2022 - A small portion of the 35 shopping carts of food delivered to the New Jerusalem Church Food Pantry.

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Council Announcements






2022 Christmas Party

This year's Christmas party Saturday, December 17th at 8 pm. will be held at Ragazzi Restaurant, Middle Country Road, next to Costco. The price is $60 per person, includes a full three course meal, choice of entrees and unlimited beer and wine. We are limited to 45 people so this will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please email me if you plan to attend and mail your check, made payable to the K of C council 12839, to me at my home address, 408 Moriches Road, St. James NY 11780. Time is of the essence. Any questions to not hesitate to contact me.
Tom Sica, Grand Knight




The November 12 Food Drive

was a rousing success!

35 shopping carts of food plus a car full of paper products were delivered to the New Jerusalem Church Food Pantry. 

Thank you to St James Shoppers and Brother Volunteers

who made this a most successful Drive.

Hunger knows no season.




The Next Business Meeting

 Thursday, December 15

at 7:30pm at the American Legion Hall on Lake Ave.

Superbowl boxes [$2 & $5] available at Business Meeting.




Next Hospitality Sunday

Jan 8 after 8 & 10am Masses. 

Volunteers needed for setup and cleanup.




No Social Meeting

in December due to Christmas 






 scheduled for Monday 

June 19, 2023.

 We need help!!!

Please consider volunteering.

There needs to be an organizing committee to set up responsibility for: Players, Sponsors, Raffles, Prizes, the Dinner, Master of Ceremonies, Sign in desks, Tee signs, Coordination of finances, Communication, Advertising and any other miscellaneous logistics.



New Officers for 2022-2023

Grand Knight - Thomas Sica
Deputy Grand Knight - Richard Lombardi
Chancellor - Louis McCabe
Treasurer - Robert Wittish
Advocate - Michael Morbillo
Recorder - Brian Gobbi
Warden - Kenneth Buckheit
Inside Guard - Joseph Dorrian
Outside Guard  - Jerry Jacino
1st Year Trustee - Michael Tully
2nd Year Trustee - Stephen Yazulla
3rd Year Trustee - Edward Gallagher
Lector - John Nicastro
Financial Secretary - Michael Talento
Chaplain - Fr. Thomas Haggerty



Food Drive at King Kullen

on Friday May 13 was a rousing success. About 1600 pounds of food and dry goods were delivered to the New Jerusalem Food Pantry on Woodlawn Ave. Cash donations will be given to the SSPJ Parish Outreach.

Thank you to the Brother volunteers who made the food drive such a success. 



Honored the

Late Deacon Ken Maher


We thank the many Golfers, Sponsors and Guests who made the Outing a Social and Financial Success.  

Click on the  "Newsletter Library"

for a listing of our 2021 Golf Outing sponsors.

Thank you to all of them!

 Please patronize our sponsors





The SSPJ KofC Council is  a member of the

St James Chamber of Commerce.

Look for us listed in "Our Town" and

the "Smithtown News".






Meeting Location

Our Business and Social Meetings take place at the American Legion Hall on 95 Lake Ave in St James. Come and be part of our Council.




Enter your "Prayer Requests" for the Knights to Pray for your Intentions




Member Business Listings

Check out "Links of Interest" for links to member businesses. Brother Knights, have your business listed in our "Links of Interest". Contact the Webmaster for more info.





Upcoming Council Events

No events hosted by this council are scheduled within the next 60 days.

About Our Council

Council Business Meeting Schedule

2nd Thursday of the month at 8:00 pm

Council Officers Meeting Schedule

1st Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm

Council Program Meeting Schedule

4th Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm

Meetings Location

1 Carow Place
St. James, NY 11780-0201 US

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