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St. Louis the King Council 11898
   •   PO Box 85   •    Clarksville, MD 21029  •       •   
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Council Information
The St. Louis the King Council is located at 12290 Folly Quarter Road, in the Manor House of the Franciscan Friary in Ellicott City. The Council is part of St. Louis the King Parish in Clarksville, Maryland. The Grand Knight for 2015-2016 is Rick Opatick. You can contact the Knights by email here.

Council Meetings
Business meetings are held every 2nd Monday of the month at the Shrine of St. Anthony, 12290 Folly Quarter Road (ZIP 21042) beginning at 6:30 P.M. with Council Mass in the Chapel of St Anthony, followed by our Fraternal Dinner and Business Meeting in the Papal Dining Room. Our Open Meetings are on the 4th Tuesday of the month in the Pastoral Center at St. Louis Church. Directions to The Shrine of St. Anthony – Take Route 32 to Route 108 East. Proceed past 2 traffic lights and Riverhill Village Center. Turn left onto Sheppard Lane. At the traffic rotary, turn at the 3rd exit onto Folly Quarter Road and then make a right into Friary driveway. Proceed to the building at top of the hill.

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About Our Council
The St. Louis Council was formed in November 1996 with about 35 men and now has 216 members. 

Charity: Donations last fraternal year were over $8,000.00 and were given to: Howard Co. Special Olympics,  VIVA House (a soup kitchen in Baltimore), St. Ann's Infant and Maternity Home, Therapeutic & Recreational Riding Center, Howard and Carol County Pregnancy, Sarah's House, Carol Jean Cancer Foundation and several other charities.

Unity Mass before the Monthly Business Meeting , Right to Life Rosary Service in October , K of C Recruitment weekends – Spring & Fall , Memorial Mass for fallen brothers in November , March for Life Walk in Washington DC each January , Various functions to explore and expand our faith through talks, activities and days of recollection .

Fraternity:  K of C Life Insurance, Rosary Service at a brother Knight’s funeral , Prayer and support for sick brother Knights and families, Dinner before the Monthly Business Meeting , Frederick Keys Ballgame , Monthly Golf Outings, Annual Picnic , Christmas Party , Dinner with wives , and Annual Ice Cream Social.

Patriotism 911 Day of Remembrance, One Nation Under God at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Installation honor guard for council installations, Columbus Day Parade, Blue Mass for Fire-fighters, Police Officers and EMTsFlag Day Pause for the Pledge, Veterans’ Day Hospital Visits, Memorial Day Mass, and Support for Eucharistic Congress and Supreme Convention


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