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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 

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

  • St. Wenceslaus

    On Sept. 28, the Catholic Church honors Saint Wenceslaus, a Central European ruler who died at the hands of his brother while seeking to strengthen the Catholic faith in his native Bohemia.During his 2009 visit to the Czech Republic, Pope Benedict XVI called the country's patron saint “a martyr for Christâ€� who “had the courage to prefer the kingdom of heaven to the enticement of worldly power.â€� St. Wenceslaus was born around the year 903. His father Duke Wratislaw was a Catholic, but his mother Princess Dragomir practiced the native pagan religion. She would later arrange the murders of both Wenceslaus and his grandmother Ludmilla, who is also a canonized saint. During his youth, Wenceslaus received a strong religious education from Ludmilla, in addition to the good example of his father. He maintained a virtuous manner of living while attending college near Prague, making significant progress both academically and spiritually. But with the death of his father Wratislaw, the devout young nobleman faced a spiritual and political crisis. His mother Dragomir, who had never accepted the Catholic faith, turned against it entirely. She seized her husband's death as a chance to destroy the religion his parents had received from Sts.[…]

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