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2016-2017 Officer Installation (July 2016)

Our council recently held its annual Officer Installation at Saint Elizabeth Church on July 17, 2017, where we said Thank You and Farewell to outgoing officers, and Welcome to incoming officers. The event was held during and following the regular 12:15pm mass, and went flawlessly, even with a brand new installation script. We also welcomed […]

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Closing 2016 Columbian Year with a BBQ Party!

Thanks to our worthy Grand Knight Dave Crum, we ended the 2016 Columbian year with fraternity and family at his home where he hosted a BBQ dinner for the council. About two dozen Knights and family were in attendance, including our Pastor Monsignor MacFarlane and Associate Pastor Father Jacob, and a chunk of the party was funded […]

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More thanks to the council (Parish Carnival Volunteering)

I wanted to pass along some more “Thanks!” we got from the parish for volunteering at the Parish Carnival by serving burgers, hot dogs and liquid refreshments: From: Patricia McCarthy Date: May 22, 2016 Subject: Re: Fun and Games! Dave, thanks so much to you and all the Knights for all your help at the carnival […]

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Wrapping up another season of parish coffee and donuts (2015-2016)!

As the St. Elizabeth Parish enters into the summer months, and parishioners begin leaving the area on vacations and other excursions, we suspend service of coffee and donuts after Sunday masses until September. The parish Knights have volunteered every 3rd Sunday during this time to serve coffee and donuts (provided by the parish), which involves portioning […]

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Thank You – Knights volunteers for Parish Events

Sharing a THANK YOU from the parish for our recent volunteer efforts for both Monsignor’s retirement dinner and parish picnic: The words seem trite and not enough for what each and every one of you did to help pull together this monumental weekend to celebrate Msgr Macfarlane – but we mean them most sincerely! This […]

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Haiti Yard Sale Help – Thanks!

Brothers – A note of appreciation to all those who were able to help set up or clean up the Haiti yard sale on Saturday.  When I asked Marilyn how we did, she said:   “They were great!!!  You [are] such a wonderful crew.  Thank you so much.  We were able to make enough money […]

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2016 Vigil and March for Life Call for Help

Brothers – The Vigil and March for Life are right around the corner.  As in past years, high school students from St. Elizabeth and from out of state will take part in a Vigil hosted by St. Elizabeth before leaving for the March for Life in the morning. Our Council traditionally has help set up the […]

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2016 Pancake Supper Call for Help

Happy New Year! We host our Shrove Tuesday pancake supper on February 9.  For the Pancake Supper to be a success again this year, we will need: Help with selling tickets after all Masses the weekends of January 31 and February 7 – if you help after your regular Mass we will be more than covered. […]

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2016 Maryland State Polar Bear Plunge Registration

From the Maryland State Council, Special Olumpics Chairman: Below is the registration for the Saturday Polar Bear Plunge.  Any Knights registering can select “Knights of Columbus” and we’ll make sure to place them in the right locations. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2016PlungeVols If you think people may be interested in volunteering at the other plunges, let me know and […]

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Grand Knight’s Report for June 2015

See below link for our Grand Knight’s report, which includes council highlights and schedule, below: Grand Knight Report June 2015 Regards, Dave Crum Grand Knight

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The Council’s Annual Report for Columbian Year 2014-2015

Each year, every council is expected to summarize major events and happenings in each of the 6 major categories: Church, Council, Community, Family, Youth and Culture of Life. This summary is also referred to as the “Book of Reports”, as it really summarizes the reports already submitted quarterly. Below is the link to the Book […]

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Council contributes $500 to local Seminarian

On March 24, 2015, our council, Saint Elizabeth Council 12796, showed our gratitude and support by contributing $500 towards the education and well-being of our local seminarian at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary. If you would like to get to know our sponsored seminarian, or help support him further, please contact the council Grand Knight.

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Grand Knight’s Report for March 2015

See below link for our Grand Knight’s report, which includes council highlights and schedule, below: Grand Knight Report March 2015 Regards, Dave Crum Grand Knight

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Council helping with Chase Partnership House to provide for the Rockville community

St. Elizabeth Council is encouraging its members and families to help our local homeless shelter, Chase Partnership House, this March. Details below: Helping Our Local Homeless Shelter March 14/15 Annual Collection of Paper Goods & Men’s Toiletries Chase Partnership House is a 36-bed shelter for homeless men on East Gude Drive in Rockville. The Shelter […]

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St. Elizabeth Council delivers Coats for Kids 2014

On November 9th, the St. Elizabeth Council participated in the Knights of Columbus annual Coats for Kids program for the second straight year.  As part of our annual budgeting process, we approved funds to purchase two dozen new coats – one set for boys and another for girls to “seed” the annual winter coat and […]

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Council Hosts Maryland State Pro-Life Mass and Program

On October 28, 2014, the Council was proud to host a Pro-Life Mass with the strong support of the State team and local Assemblies. Led by Culture of Life Program Director Roger Lie and DGK Vinny Lagrotteria, the Council coordinated the event with the State Culture of Life team’s Director Jerry Hicks, Chairman and featured […]

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Italian Dinner Night comes back to Saint Elizabeth Council!

We held our Italian Family Dinner on October 18, 2014 after a one-year hiatus. The food was catered by Olazzo Restaurant (from Bethesda) and Knights manned the buffet line, the beverages table, the raffle and the welcome table. Invitations to the event were sent home with St. Elizabeth school and REP students, to the Council […]

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Council awards 2014 Teacher of the Year to local educator

St. Elizabeth Knights of Columbus presented Mrs. Bausch the 2014 Teacher of the Year Award, which includes a $100 gift. The letter reads as follows:   Dear Mrs. Bausch: On behalf of the St. Elizabeth Council of the Knights of Columbus, I am very pleased to enclose a gift of $100 in recognition of your […]

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St. Elizabeth Knights support Habitat for Humanity – October 2014

On Saturday, October 4, 2014, the St. Elizabeth Knights, Council 12796, banded together to help the final cleanup at the Habitat for Humanity Maple Hill project before homeowner walk-throughs began that Monday. In addition to donating $500 to Habitat to Humanity, 7 Knights and 1 Lady volunteered nearly 8 hours each to tasks ranging from […]

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Council donates to Maryland State Special Olympics Program

In support of the State-wide initiative this month to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics,  St. Elizabeth Knights of Columbus council 12796 has raised and sent $100 to our Worthy State Deputy Stephen J. Adamczyk. The link to the letter we’re sending with the payment is below: 2014 Special Olympics Donation Letter from St. […]

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