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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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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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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 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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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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Photos from Coffee and Doughnuts – September 2014

Every third Sunday, the St. Elizabeth Knights of Columbus, Council 12796, prepares and serves coffee and doughnuts to parishioners following our two busiest masses: 10:30am and 12:15pm masses. Each Sunday, we ensure the hundreds of parishioners are fed well with the supplies provided by the parish, and also that we clean up afterwards. Some photos […]

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Council Accomplishments and Notes for January and February

Since we have to play catch-up on news, rather than have a different article for each activity, we’ll be covering some of our notable recent accomplishments and words from our Grand Knight Joe Stewart here: Council We were able to get our Quarterly Program Reports, Council Semi-Annual Audit and Survey of Fraternal Activity all completed […]

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Star Council Awarded to St. Elizabeth Council 12796 for 2011-2012!

Our council, St. Elizabeth #12796 of Rockville, MD, has been awarded and received the Star Council plaque for the Columbian year 2011-2012. As Past Grand Knight, I (Michael Townsend) feel that this is one of the highest honors a local council can receive as it recognizes four key areas of achievement: 1. Recruitment: Each council […]

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Baying Hound Brewery Social was a success!

Brothers, Ladies and Neighbors, Baying Hound and new friends, I want to thank all who came for the successful social evening at Baying Hound Aleworks in Rockville tonight. We had 16 in attendance plus a few others who joined in on the festivities, which was perfect for the size of this “nano-brewery”. Before the owner Paul spoke, we got to be the first […]

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October 8th First Degree – 3 New Members!

On October 8th, our council First Degree team hosted a degree for the district and welcomed 3 new members into the council! We’re already halfway towards our quota for Star Council! Remember, though, that numbers are one thing; what I want are men who embrace our four pillars: Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism. I want […]

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St. Elizabeth Council hosted the district’s Second Degree

Our council successfully hosted the second degree for 5 members, 3 from our own council. Can you remember your own Second Degree? No? Well then the next time you get a chance, attend a second degree just to observe and learn anew. And can you name the pillar which the Second Degree is built upon? […]

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Day of Remembrance for our fellow Knights – November 5, 2011

Today, we remember our brother Knights in our own council and across the world who have died the past year. Please keep our deceased brothers and their families in your prayers and always be prepared to aid your fellow brother in times of need.

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2010-2011 Officer Installation Ceremony – August 28, 2010

Brothers, families and friends of the Knights, The St. Elizabeth Church council of the Knights of Columbus will be holding our annual Officer Installation Ceremony following the 9am mass on Saturday, August 28th, 2010 at St. Elizabeth Church in Rockville, MD. The installation is expected to begin about 9:45am and end by 10:15am. Light refreshments […]

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Upcoming Regional Degree Dates: March-June 2009

If you are looking to increase your degree with the Knights of Columbus, here are degree dates for the councils in our district (18) or nearby for March 2009. Additional degrees are available in other districts. Contact the council’s Membership Director to find out more information: First Degree: March 17 – Fr. Rosensteel Council 2169, […]

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Upcoming Local First, Second and Third Degree Dates – January 2009

If you are looking to increase your degree with the Knights of Columbus, here are degree dates for the councils in our district (18) or nearby for January 2009. Additional degrees are available in other districts. Contact the council’s Membership Director to find out more information: First Degree: January 8 – Rock Creek Council, Bethesda […]

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New Form 100 Membership Document beginning January 1, 2009

Beginning January 1, 2009, all brother Knights should begin using the new Membership Document, also referred to as “Form 100”. The Membership Document, a qualified prospect’s passport into the Knights of Columbus, has been upgraded with a new look to make it more user-friendly. This form replaces all previous versions of the Form 100 and […]

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