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December 2017

  • KofC Free Christmas Meal

    The Knights will be providing a Christmas Dinner from 12:00 - 3:00 PM on Christmas Day December 25, 2017 at the Social Hall 400 E Independence St. Shamokin. The dinner will consist of ham, mashed potatoes, corn, and sweet potatoes. The meal is open to the public and take outs will be available. ALL ARE WELCOME!

    If you or someone you know doesn't have a place to go on Christmas come to the Knights for a hot meal and some fellowship. Deliveries will be available to shut-ins if they contact the Knights at kofc458@yahoo.com or call 570-648-8942.

    12/23/2017

  • KofC Christmas Party 2017

    The Shamokin Knights of Columbus, Council 458 held their annual Christmas Party on Sunday December 17, 2017 at the council hall. The party was for the children and grandchildren of Council 458 members along with members of The Arc of the Susquehanna Valley. Entertainment was provided by Jerry Keebler, with a magic show and balloon creations. The special guest for the afternoon was Santa himself, who handed out gifts to 20 children and 25 members of Arc. At the party checks totaling $1,100 were presented to Cathy Koch, Director of The Arc of the Susquehanna Valley.

    The Arc is a membership organization made up of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families, friends, interested citizens, and professionals in the disability field. For more than half a century, chapters of The Arc have worked throughout the nation to ensure that their constituents have the supports and services they need, are accepted in their communities, and have control of their lives.

    12/17/2017

November 2017

  • GUN RAFFLE 2017!

    The Shamokin Knights Council #458 will be hosting a Gun Raffle on Saturday, November 18th from 7PM to 10PM. Please view the following link for all the details. Please click here.

    11/01/2017

December 2015

  • 49th Annual KofC Holiday Basketball Tournament

    The 49th annual Shamokin Knights of Columbus Holiday Basketball Tournament will be played December 27th-29th at Lourdes High School (JV Tournament) as well as at Shamokin Area High School (Varsity Tournament).

    The schedule for the all boys JV tournament, Saturday, Dec. 27 at the Lourdes gym is: Minersville vs Lourdes, 3:00pm; Shamokin vs Southern Columbia, 4:15pm; Consolation gam 6:00pm; and Championship game, 7:15pm.

    The schedule for Saturday, Dec. 27 at the Shamokin Area gym is Southern Columbia vs Shamokin girls, 3:00pm; Southern Columbia vs Minersville boys, 4:30pm; Pottsville vs. Lourdes girls, 6:00pm; and Lourdes vs. Shamokin boys, 7:30pm.

    The schedule for Sunday, Dec. 28 at the Shamokin Area gym is the girls consolation game, 4pm; boys consolation game, 5:30pm; girls championship, 7:00pm; and boys championship, 8:30pm.


    12/27/2015

November 2015

  • 1st and 2nd Degrees

    The Knights of Columbus Shamokin Council #458 will be hosting 1st and 2nd degrees at 6pm on November 22nd, 2015. The location for both degrees is the Shamokin council hall, 400 E. Independence St., Shamokin, PA. 17872. For more information please call the council office at 570-648-8942 or contact Grand Knight Andy Stefanowicz at skandystefanowicz@gmail.com.

    11/07/2015

August 2015

  • 1st Degree

    The Knights of Columbus Shamokin Council #458 will be hosting a 1st degree on August 29th, 2015 at 6pm. Those taking part in this degree should arrive no later than 5:15pm. The location for this degree is the the Shamokin Council Hall, 400 E. Independence St., Shamokin, PA. 17872. For more information please call the council office at 570-648-8942 or contact Grand Knight Andy Stefanowicz at skandystefanowicz@gmail.com.

    08/24/2015

March 2015

  • RECRUITMENT DRIVE

    If you're interested in helping those in need, serving our parish, growing in faith, or obtaining exclusive access to top-rated insurance protection for your family, then joining Shamokin Council 458 of the Knights of Columbus is the organization for you. Shamokin Council 458 will conduct a membership drive after each Mass on Saturday March 28th and Sunday March 29th. Please consider joining our council. For more information, contact Grand Knight Andy Stefanowicz at skandystefanowicz@gmail.com.

    03/28/2015

December 2014

  • 48th Annual KofC Holiday Basketball Tournament

    The 48th annual Shamokin Knights of Columbus Holiday Basketball Tournament will be played December 27th-29th at Shamokin Area High School (Varsity Tournament) as well as at the Lourdes High School (JV Tournament).

    The schedule for Saturday, Dec. 27 at the Shamokin Area gym is Hamburg at Lourdes girls, 3:00pm; Southern Columbia vs. Shamokin girls, 6:00pm; Minersville vs. Lourdes boys. 4:30pm; and Southern Columbia vs. Shamokin boys, 7:30.

    The schedule for Sunday, Dec. 28 at the Shamokin Area gym is the girls consolation game, 4pm; boys consolation game, 5:30pm; girls championship, 7:00pm; and boys championship, 8:30pm.

    The JV tournament will be held Monday, Dec. 29, at Lourdes Regional gym. Minersville will play Lourdes at 3:00 pm, followed by Southern and Shamokin, 4:15pm. The consolation game will be played at 6:00pm and the championship game at 7:15pm.


    12/26/2014

  • Thanksgiving 2014

    KofC Council #458 volunteers in a joint effort with donations and volunteers from OLOL Regional in Coal Township, St. Patricks Church in Trevorton, Angie's Market in Trevorton, and the Shepherds Table soup kitchen in Coal Township were able to provide Thanksgiving meals for over 40 home bound individuals. Below is a photo of some of the volunteers who helped in this effort.


    12/01/2014

October 2013

  • HALLOWEEN FUN!

    Come and join the Shamokin Knights and the Shamokin Moose for Halloween fun after the Halloween parade in town on October 23, 2013. See the parade, and then get good and scared at the Haunted House at the Moose, and after that come around the corner to the KofC building for Halloween treats! See you there!

    For the News Item write up on this event, please click here.

    10/22/2013

August 2013

  • KofC Meeting Mt. Carmel

    District 54 Deputy Dave Shinskie met with Officers of the Knights of Columbus from Ashland, Elysburg, Kulpmont, Mt. Carmel, and Shamokin for a semi-annual meeting at Council 628, Mount Carmel on August 6, 2013.

    Recruitment, Special Programs, Scholarships, and Installation of officers for 2013-14 were topics of discussion. Elysburg Council was lauded for developing a First Degree Team in the District. Also, Elysburg and Ashland elected new Grand Knights to serve their respective councils in the coming year and Sir Knight Michael Adams, Shamokin was appointed Financial Secretary for that council by the Supreme Knight.

    Those interested in membership in the Order must be "practical Catholic" men aged 18 or older. Contact your local Council for information and an application.

    Pictured:

    Front: George Kroutch-Financial Secretary, Mt. Carmel, Andy Stefanowicz-Grand Knight, Shamokin, Dave Mrozowski- Grand Knight, Elysburg, Dave Berezovske- Grand Knight, Mt.Carmel.

    Rear: Jim Bailoni - Master of PA Central District of the Fourth Degree, Pat Reilly -Financial Secretary, Ashland, Dave Shinskie - Grand Knight, Kulpmont & District 54 Deputy, Bernard R. Butkera - New Council/Round Table Chairman (Northeast), Michael Adams - Financial Secretary, Shamokin.



    08/09/2013

May 2013

  • Bishop McFadden R.I.P.

    Our beloved Bishop Joseph McFadden has been called home to his eternal reward. Please pray for the repose of his soul, for his family, and that the Holy Father Pope Francis will be guided by the Holy Spirit in choosing the new bishop for our diocese.

    Eternal Rest grant unto Bishop McFadden, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him, may he rest in peace. Amen!

    For news related to the Bishop's passing, please see the following:

    Report from Bishop's funeral Mass.

    Father Gillelan will lead diocese until a new bishop is appointed.

    Bishop's cause of death given by diocese.

    Obituary.

    Initial news release.

    Mt Carmel visit.

    Prayer for BishopMcFadden.

    Services for Bishop McFadden.


    05/02/2013

  • 1st Annual Knights of Columbus "Swing for Charity" Golf Tournament

    Sponsored by Shamokin Council 458 and Kulpmont Council 4281, the tournament proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warrior Fund and Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School Scholarships. The tournament will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at Rolling Meadows Golf Course in Mowry, PA. We are looking for individual and corporate hole sponsors (please click on link below for sponsorship information).

    For the team entry form, please click here.

    For hole sponsorship information including sponsorship levels and the sponsorship form, please click here and scroll to page 2.

    To view and print the tournament flyer, please click here.


    05/01/2013

April 2013


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December 2012

  • 46th Annual KofC Holiday Basketball Tournament

    The action starts tonight December 27th at 6pm at Lourdes Regional gym for the Junior Varsity Tournament. The conclusion of the JV tournament will be at Lourdes Regional gym on December 28th starting at 3pm.

    The action then shifts to Shamokin High School gym for the Varsity boys only tournament that begins on December 28th at 6:30pm. In opening-night matchups, Line Mountain and Lourdes will square off in the opener, while Shamokin will play Minersville. The conclusion of the Varsity tournament will be at Shamokin High School on December 29th starting at 5pm. As an added bonus, on Saturday, between the consolation and championship games, the Shamokin Area girls will play the Lourdes Regional girls.

    To view the News Item article on the Varsity tournament, click here.

    Update: To view the News Item article on the Friday night results of the Varsity tournament, click here.

    Update: To view the News Item article on the Sunday night results of the Varsity tournament, click here.


    12/28/2012

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