WELCOME to Our Star Council!
Knights at the Big/Small Dinner
November 16. 2021
The Perfect Selfie!
Boxes of Joy
November 16, 2021
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COATS FOR KIDS
October 18, 2021
Councils Donate Hundreds of “Coats for Kids” to Interfaith Outreach
On an unseasonably warm day on Monday October 18th, knights from the Good Samaritan Council along with the four other councils in KC District 53 (Wayzata #3758, Loretto #9601, Long Lake #12293, Golden Valley #13506) gathered at Interfaith Outreach and Community Partners and donated over $5,000 worth of coats – 216 brand new coats acquired through the Knights of Columbus “Coats for Kids” program and several other “like new” coats from St Thomas the Apostle parish, a parish associated with the Loretto Council.
Understanding the difficulty of getting coats into the hands of the kids in the suburbs that need them, the councils partnered with Interfaith Outreach, an organization that’s been serving the critical needs of people in the western suburbs for over 40 years. Kevin Ward, Interfaith’s Executive Director, says “While we often hear about people in urban cities struggling with poverty, the invisible struggles of people living in our local western suburbs is not as well understood.”
1st Friday Rosary
The Good Samaritan Council Starts a New Tradition!
The Good Samaritan Council is partnering with the West Suburban Grief Coalition (WSGC) and the Holy Name of Jesus Seniors and Soul Sisters to sponsor a new tradition at Holy Name, the recitation of the Rosary before First Friday Masses. We will begin this new tradition on May 7th when we lead the recitation of the Rosary before the 8:00 AM Mass.
Knights and Ladies! We’re counting on you to lead the Rosary!
See more details HERE
Our Knights & Ladies in Action…
Here are some of our Knights and the Ladies Auxiliary at the Recent Country Market Event Raising Funds for the HNOJ School (October 2020)
2019 – 2020 STAR COUNCIL!
Awarded to Good Samaritan Council
Council 13096 has received the distinction of Star Council for the 2019-2020 fraternal year, the international organization’s top award for local councils. This award recognizing excellence in program activity, membership growth, insurance promotion, fraternal reporting and Safe Environment compliance.
During this challenging year, your council adapted and continued to stand in the breach; serving your brothers, families, parishes and communities. The Supreme Council is pleased to recognize these achievements and acknowledge the hard work of you and your brother knights.
There is still much to be done and we need your council to lead the way. Keep the momentum going and start planning now for another successful fraternal year! The new 2020-2021 Star Council requirements, which can be found at KofC.Org/Star, will help guide your council to excellence in the year to come.
Thank you and Vivat Jesus!
Daniel Isabel, Manager, Fraternal Operations
Knights of Columbus, 1 Columbus Plaza, New Haven, Connecticut 06510