State Council News

Posted May 29, 2015
The Western Metroplex Chapter Check Presentation
The Western Metroplex Chapter of the Knights of Columbus in the Fort Worth Diocese recently presented Fr. Kyle Walterscheid a check for $1000 to assist in raising money to build a new Church at St. John Paul II University Parish in Denton.

Posted May 28, 2015
Stella Maris Council 5232 from La Porte
in May, Stella Maris Council 5232 from La Porte, TX awarded $4000 in scholarships to high school Seniors.

Posted May 26, 2015
Stephenville, Texas Good Shepherd Knights of Columbus Council 10816
Stephenville, Texas Good Shepherd Knights of Columbus Council 10816, presented $4000 in proceeds from its’ 2015 Lenten Fish Fries to eight local charitable organizations recently.

Posted May 26, 2015
St Helena Knights of Columbus Council 7965
St Helena Knights of Columbus Council 7965 donates $ 1,000.00 of their Texas Bingo earnings to the Padua Place for the care of elderly and infirm priests

Posted May 19, 2015
Color Corps from Assembly 1601
Again this year the Color Corps from Assembly 1601 was asked to provide the official color guard for the annual Denison Veterans Day Parade.

Posted May 06, 2015
Convention 2015 Photos are Available!
Award Photos and candid photos from the Texas State Council Convention held in Houston are available for download on Flickr. The link is located at the bottom of this page.
Posted May 05, 2015
Conroe, Knights Support Scholarships with Golf Tournament
Conroe, TX, May 5, 2015: The Conroe, Knights of Columbus Co# 6456 sponsored the 20th Annual Golf Tournament on April 12th. With the threat of heavy rains passing through Montgomery County, over 60 players and 25 volunteers participated in the fundraiser at The Village Golf Course. The winning team was a long time sponsor, SLS Construction (players A.J. Stoecklein, Eric Dulock, Kyle Wisenhut and Ryan Fox). The second place team of Rusty Denner, George Heines, Cole Robertson, Ryan Bell, was followed by Henry Lartique, Ric Cross, Bob Stanislaw, Eric Hennings. Over $5000 dollars was raised at the event.

Posted Apr 29, 2015
Tootsie Roll Sale
Knights from Boerne Council 10940 recently raised over a thousand dollars to benefit the State Charity Fund during the annual Tootsie Roll Sale in Boerne

Posted Apr 24, 2015
Pope Francis names Galveston-Houston priest as new Bishop of Victoria
Pope Francis named Father Brendan Cahill of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston as the new Bishop of the Diocese of Victoria, Texas. Since 2010, Bishop-elect Cahill had been serving as the Director of Clergy Formation and Chaplaincy Services and Vicar for Clergy for the Archdiocese when the announcement was made by the Vatican, April 23.

Posted Apr 16, 2015
Timer Donated
Bishop Adolph Marx Council #1553 of Brownsville Texas, purchased and donated a “Timer” to be used by Special Olympics-Rio Grande Valley, of the Diocese of Brownsville.

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