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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.

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Saint of the Day

  • Blessed Maria Caridad Brader

    Mother Maria Caridad Brader was born into a pious family in Kaltburn, Switzerland, in 1860. Maria was unusually intelligent and her mother, a widow, went through great pains to give her a good education.Despite her mother's opinion, Maria entered a Franciscan convent in 1880. She made her final vows two years later and began teaching at the convent school.At the end of the 19th century, it became permissible for cloistered nuns to work as missionaries. Maria volunteered to be one of the first of six sisters to work in Ecuador. Maria served as a teacher and catechist in Ecuador.In 1893, she was transferred to Colombia.In response to an urgent need for missionaries, Maria founded the Congregation of the Franciscan Sisters of Mary Immaculate in 1893 in Colombia. Maria served as the congregation's superior general until 1919 and again from 1928 to 1940.Maria urged her sisters to combine contemplation and action with great care. Her congregation also emphasized good education for both the sisters and their students.“Do not forget that the better educated, the greater the skills the educator possesses, the more she will be able to do for our holy religion and the glory of God,â€� Maria told her sisters.[…]

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