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. Patrick of Ireland

    On March 17 Catholics will celebrate St. Patrick, the fifth century bishop and patron of Ireland, whose life of holiness set the example for many of the Church's future saints. St. Patrick is said to have been born around 389 AD in Britain. Captured by Irish raiders when he was about 16, St. Patrick was taken as a slave to Ireland where he lived for six years as a shepherd before escaping and returning to his home. At home, he studied the Christian faith at monastic settlements in Italy and and what is now modern-day France. He was ordained a deacon by the Bishop of Auxerre, France around the year 418 AD and ordained a bishop in 432 AD. It was around this time when that he was assigned to minister to the small, Christian communities in Ireland who lacked a central authority and were isolated from one another. When St. Patrick returned to Ireland, he was able to use his knowledge of Irish culture that he gained during his years of captivity. Using the traditions and symbols of the Celtic people, he explained Christianity in a way that made sense to the Irish and was thus very successful in[…]