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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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Grand Knight’s Report, May 2016

Click to access the Grand Knight’s Report for May 2016. Regards, Mike Townsend Webmaster

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Grand Knight’s Report, April 2016

Click to access the Grand Knight’s Report for April 2016. Regards, Mike Townsend Webmaster

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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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Grand Knight’s Report, March 22, 2016

Click to access the Grand Knight’s Report for March 22, 2016 Regards, Mike Townsend Webmaster

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Grand Knight’s Report, February 2016

Click to access the Grand Knight’s Report for February 2016. Regards, Mike Townsend Webmaster

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Grand Knight’s Report, January 12, 2016

Click to access the Grand Knight’s Report for January 12, 2016 Regards, Mike Townsend Webmaster

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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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Council Awarded Coveted “Star Council Award” for 2014-2015!

The St. Elizabeth Council received three awards to close out our Columbian year.  We were presented with a Surge with Service award from Maryland for the Council’s service work throughout the year focused on the Church, council, community, family, youth and promoting a culture of life.  We earned Star Council for our service activities, growing […]

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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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Knights “Spiff Up” Parish Grounds for Cardinal Wuerl

The Council’s “spiff up” of the Parish grounds is a regular semi-annual project led by the Council and our Church Program Director Paul Yetter. This season’s event was made more special by the planned visit of Cardinal Wuerl the following day. His Eminence presided over Sunday Mass as part of the Parish’s 50 year celebration. […]

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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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