Knights of Columbus Saint Louis the King Council #11898


The Knights of Columbus Saint Louis the King Council #11898 are Catholic gentlemen committed to the exemplification of charity, unity, fraternity, patriotism and support of the priesthood. Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to practicing Catholic men, 18 years of age or older. We are actively involved in a wide variety of programs supporting St. Louis Catholic Church, the Franciscan Friary and outreach projects such as helping our sister parishes in Western Maryland. We have social activities involving wives and families. We participate in spiritual programs to enhance our faith. The Knights have several major fund raising efforts each year to help provide financial support to seminarians and local charities, as well as Catholic charitable support efforts in other countries.

The Knights of Columbus was established in 1882 by Father Michael J. McGivney, assistant pastor of St. Mary's Church in New Haven, Conn., and a group of parishioners. Their intent? To bring financial aid and assistance to the sick, disabled and needy members and their families. Knights come from every stage of life, in countless corners of the world. Join us as we celebrate real role models in a world that needs men who lead, serve, protect and defend. St. Louis the King Council #11898 was established in 1996.

Council meetings are held:

  • Business Meeting on the second Monday of the month at the St. Anthony Shrine Friary (Mass at 6:30 PM followed by dinner and business meeting)
  • Open meeting for all St. Louis men is held the fourth Tuesday of the month

For more information contact Joseph Knight, Grand Knight, at or Michael Dennison, Membership Chairman, at 410-707-8683,

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