windowWelcome to the MSGR. Raymond Renwald Council 7241

St. Joseph's Parish, Elk Grove, CA

We are located in Elk Grove, CA. incorporated as a City on July 1, 2000. We are a community previously supported by farming but now composed of some 140,000 diverse tax paying citizens. Our membership is some 280+ strong. Since our Charter in 1979 at St. Joseph Church, Supreme has honored us five times with the Star Council Award, the most recent for the 1999-2000 Columbian Year. Our newsletter is the KNIGHTLIFE, published 12 times a year. Forty-one members belong to the 4th Degree of the Order. Our college scholarship fund is now self sufficient and we are currently awarding four $500 scholarships annually. Several times a year, council members enjoy prepared or cook y'r own dinners before monthly meetings.


To become a Knight, you must be 18 years old, male, and be a practicing Catholic in full communion with the Holy See. If you are interested in becoming a Knight, please contact our Chancellor: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Knights of Columbus #7241 Mailing address:
P.O. Box 456 Elk Grove, CA 95759 



An Important Letter from Bishop Soto to the Knights

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St. Joseph's Church

The location of our local parish, St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Click on the marker to get directions.

1.8 Million Members

The Knights of Columbus has grown from several members in one council to more than 14,000 councils and 1.8 million members throughout the United States, Canada, the Philippines, Mexico, Poland, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Panama, the Bahamas, the Virgin Islands, Cuba, Guatemala, Guam and Saipan.

Knights of Columbus

Help Christians in Iraq

Local Charities

Provides a path towards healing.

Horses Healing Heroes

Donor group "knights 7241".

Blood Source

Free eWaste pickeup! Use group name "knights 7241"


Saint of the Day

  • St. John of Capistrano

    On Oct. 23, the Catholic Church celebrates the life of Saint John of Capistrano, a Franciscan priest whose life included a political career, extensive missionary journeys, efforts to reunite separated Eastern Christians with Rome and a historically important turn at military leadership. Invoked as a patron of military chaplains, St. John of Capistrano was praised by St. John Paul II in a 2002 general audience for his “glorious evangelical witness,â€� as a priest who “gave himself with great generosity for the salvation of souls.â€� Born in Italy during 1385, John lost his father – a French or possibly German knight who had settled in Capistrano – at a young age. John’s mother took care to have him educated, and after learning Latin he went to study both civil law and Church law in Perugia. An outstanding student, he soon became a prominent public figure and was appointed governor of the city at age 26. John showed high standards of integrity in his civic career, and in 1416 he labored to end a war that had erupted between Perugia and the prominent House of Malatesta. But when the nobles had John imprisoned, he began to question his life’s direction. Encountering Saint[…]