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The Missouri State Council

Knights of Columbus Welcomes You!

We are Knights of JOY - Jesus Only You!

State Deputy Mike Grudzinski



Join the Knights for free until 2021 year end.  Click HERE and use the code McGivney 2020. Every Catholic man over the age of 18 should be a Knight!



Summer Fraternal Benefit Night

Joe Jordan Presents

Stress-Free Retirement Planning

Wednesday July 28, 7:00 pm CDT

Click HERE to View the Full Color Flyer


You’re invited to join our webinar where Joe will share his method for stress-free retirement planning. Register today to reserve your spot.

Sponsored by your Knights of Columbus Mahon Agency.

Join us for an informative online presentation by inspirational speaker and behavioral finance expert Joe Jordan. Joe will discuss “Stress-Free Retirement Planning,” including how to plan for your financial future and a secure retirement. Joe believes in the mission of the Knights to protect families by providing economic security and stability. Only by helping others can we truly “Live a Significant Life.” Here are some of the topics Joe will cover:


  • The importance of “Living a Significant Life” that goes beyond merely accumulating wealth
  • Eight steps to financial security
  • Capital markets explained in 5 minutes
  • The importance of having a plan and a partner
  • Why long-term care doesn’t have to be a financial nightmare
  • How to turn hard earned assets into reliable retirement income
  • Protecting your loved ones with life insurance
  • Why patience pays when claiming Social Security
  • Six risks to a secure retirement and how you can insure against them

His talk will give you new insights into your financial affairs without losing sight of your faith and values. Click HERE to see Joe’s special YouTube message to the Knights.


We look forward to sharing this presentation with you on

Wednesday, July 28th, at 7:00p CDT

Click HERE To Register Now!

For more information or to answer any questions contact:

AGA Luke Henry at: 

GA John Mahon at:  

AA George Spinelli at:



2021 Family Activities...

With COVID nearly in the rearview mirror, and after missing a year its past time to hear 'Play Ball!' again. The State Family Team has announced two MLB Family games for this summer:

Kansas City Royals v. Detroit - 24 JUL - 6:10p - $35 - Order Tickets Here

St. Louis Cardinals v. Royals - 07 AUG - 6:15p - $27 - Order Tickets Here


Chuck Paquette, Family Director - 

   Dave Dillon, Family Involvement West -

   Mike Koehler, Family Involvement East - 



2021 Athletic Activities...

These events are guaranteed to to put a smile on your face as we come together for fraternal sport & fellowship. >> 2021/22 Athletics Flyer <<
BBQ Contest - Barnwell #1263 - 30 thru 31 JUL - Perryville Picnic Grounds - Ken Wehmeyer: 573-846-6162
Horseshoes - Bp Timon #6405 - 20 thru 23 AUG - Jackson - Tim Beussink: 573-450-6466
Sporting Clays - OL of the Lake #6470 - 11 SEP - Ozark Complex, Walnut Shade - Ed Johnson: 417-337-0785

Teddy Bear Drive 2021 - TBD - Bob Hall: 573-380-7328


Cornhole Tourn - St Rose of Lima #1185 - 11 thru 13 FEB 2022 - DeSoto - Darren Politte: 314-973-2583

Ennis Hinkebein II, State Athletics Chairman - 

H: 573-243-3367
M: 573-450-4719



2021 Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) 'Drive It Home' Raffle...

Enter the Special Olympics Missouri Drive It Home Raffle for a chance to win a 2022 Acura MDS. But wait, there's more - If you enter early, you'll automatically be included in the Early Bird Drawing for a chance to win a 2021 Ford Bronco Sport or $25,000! This is SOMO's preeminent annual fundraiser, sponsored by the Missouri Automobile Dealers Association. Entering early matters - Don't miss out. Drive it Home Raffle Website


John Clarke, Special Olympics Chairman -  

M: 417-880-4292



4th Degree Exemplifications...

The links below lead to the registration forms for the upcoming scheduled exemplifications. All 3rd Degree Knights should avail themselves of the 4th Degree:


10 AUG 2021 - 7p - Virtual Exemplification (Logon 6:30p)

11 SEP 2021 - In Person Exemplification - St Louis Airport Hilton

    + Class Honoree - Archbishop Mitchell Rozanski of St Louis


Robert Hawkins, IPSD, 4th Degree Master - 



Links of Interest...

JUL 2021 Newsletter

JUN 2021 Newsletter

MAY 2021 Newsletter

APR 2021 Mariner

APR 2021 Newsletter

Missouri Catholic Conference




2015-2016 International Respect Life Award presented to O'Fallon Council #2269 GK Michael Catalfano and current / past State Deputies.

Missouri State Council - Host of 2017 Supreme Convention

2015 State Soccer Challenge Championship

2015 Coats for Kids Drive at Lindenwood University

Coats for Kids Drive at Cardinal Glennon

Our Past State Deputies

Mass at 2016 State Convention

Marshall's leading in their Honor Guard

Past State Chaplain Fr. Gins

State Chaplain Fr. Paul Gins on an AWESOME ride!!

State Deputy Joe Rosenthal

New State Deputy Joe Rosenthal congratulated upon his election

Past State Deputy's Larry Pierce and Brad Grill solving the world's problems

State Deputy Elect Joe Rosenthal addresses the Banquet

State Deputy Keith Milson addresses the Banquet

Our welcome from the Capitol Plaza for the 2016 State Convention

State Council Activities Chairman Mike Tesmer, State Deputy Joe Rosenthal, and Past State Deputy Brad Grill clowning it up at the Outpace Poverty Walk

Clowning at work at the Outpace Poverty Walk in Kansas City

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