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Knights of Columbus In Service to One, In Service to All

   Council #9053
9901 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, Maryland, 21842
410-524-7994


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Knight Times - August 2019

Join the Knights

K of C Logo The Knights of Columbus Ocean City Council #9053 is located at the Columbus Hall, behind St. Luke's Church at 99th Street and Coastal Highway in Ocean City, Maryland. The Grand Knight for 2019-2020 is Joe Kostelac. You can contact the Knights by phone at 410-524-7994, or by email to koc9053@comcast.net.

Are you a Knight recently relocated to the Ocean City area?  Why don't you consider transferring your membership to the Ocean City Council #9053 and enjoy all the activities of the Council here in Ocean City.  Call the Council Membership Director, Thomas Herwig, 410-250-0464, or call the Columbus Hall at 410-524-7994 and ask to transfer your membership to Council #9053.

Pope John Paul II Assembly #2454
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4th degree Logo The Fourth Degree of the Knights of Columbus Council #9053 is known as the Pope John Paul Assembly #2454. Members of the Fourth Degree conduct programs that support and promote patriotism including participation in Veteran's celebrations, fostering respect for the flag, as well as support for parish and community activities. Fourth Degree Knights provide a Color Guard wherever the Bishop of the Diocese appears at local parishes or when requested by our Pastors. They also provide Honor Guards for our deceased members family at Wakes and Funeral Masses.

Assembly #2454 meets the second Thursday of the month at 6 pm at the Columbus Hall. For information concerning membership, call the Faithful Navigator, Pope John Paul II Assembly #2454, Michael Carozza, 302-542-4616, or call the Columbus Hall, 410-524-7994.

Ladies Auxiliary
K of C Council 9053

The Ladies' Auxiliary of Council #9053 assists with the Council's spiritual, charitable, social and fund raising programs. Membership consists of practicing Catholic women over 18 years of age. Come join us or call the Ladies Auxiliary President, Dee Matthews, 410-409-5660, for more information.

The Ladies Auxiliary meets the third Monday of the month at 2:00 pm at the Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, Maryland.


Officers for Council 9053—2019-2020 Fraternal Year

Chaplain- SK Rev. John Lunness
Grand Knight- SK Joseph Kostelac
Deputy Grand Knight- SK Thomas Herwig
Chancellor– SK Joseph Lazzari
Recorder- SK Don Kyle
Warden– SK Edward Mardaga
Financial Secretary– SK Dale Shepard (Recommended to Supreme
for Appointment)
Treasurer- SK Deacon Joseph Carraro
Lecturer- SK Michael Carozza, PDD, PGK
Advocate- SK Thomas Irwin, PGK, PFN, PDD, Regional Advisor
Inside Guard- SK Richard Thomas
Outside Guard- SK Brandon Reim & SK Dennis Rasmussen

Trustees:
3YR- SK Joseph Gangi, PGK, PFN
2YR- SK Thomas Foglesong
1YR- SK Wayne Straight, PGK, PFN

Delegates:
Convention Delegates, 2020: SK Joseph Kostelac, GK and
        SK Michael Carozza, PGK, FN
Alternate Delegates, 2020: SK Wayne Straignt, PGK, PFN and
        SK Joseph Gangi, PGK, PFN


COUNCIL ACTIVITIES


BINGO - Friday Nights at the Columbus Hall
9901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, Md.
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Come enjoy Bingo Friday Nights at the Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, Maryland.

Doors open at 5 pm and Bingo begins at 6:30 pm.

* Each game night we award over $1000 in prize money.

* Our end of evening Big Jackpot is now worth up to $1,000

Refreshments available for sale.

Benefits Knights of Columbus Council #9053.


Tuesday Crab and Seafood Night is Back

The Final Crab Night of the Season is August 27

Crab and Seafood Night Runs on Tuesdays and serves from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at the Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City.

The menu includes your choice of:

  • Steamed Crabs (Pre-Order)   $48.00 doz. (Medium/Large)
  • Steamed Shrimp (Pre-Order) $12.00 1/2 lb
  • Platters
  • Crab Cake Platter (1) Fried or Baked               $15.00
  • Crab CakeBaked Platter (2) Fried or Baked      $20.00
  • Fried Flounder Platter (1filet)                           $13.00
  • Baked Flounder Platter (1 filet)                        $13.00
       Choice of  Plain  -  Lemon Pepper  -  Old Bay - Blackened
  • Fried Calamari Platter                                          $13.00
  • Fried Shrimp Platter (6)                                        $13.00
  • Fried Coconut Shrimp Platter                                $13.00
  • Seafood Combo Platter   (Fried or Baked)              $25.00
    (Flounder (1), Crab Cake (1), Shrimp (2) and Calamari (4 oz.).
  • Sandwiches
  • Fried or Baked Flounder Sandwich                       $11.00
  • Crab Cake Sandwich                                          $13.00
  • Other
  • Home Made Crab Soup                                          $4.00
  • Hot Dog                                                                $2.00
  • Side Orders
    French Fries  ($1.50), Onion Rings, Chicken Nuggets ($2.50)
    Cole Slaw, Macaroni Salad, Corn on the Cob ($1.00)

Platters come with French Fries, Cole Slaw and Pickle (Substitutions: Onion Rings & Potato Salad $1:50)

Sandwiches come with Chips and Pickle

Cash Bar available


Call ahead for Crab and Shrimp orders Between 9:00 am and 12:00 pm Mondays and Tuesdays - Telephone 410-524-7994


Sunday Buffet Breakfast
Starts Sunday May 5th
(AYCE)

Sunday Buffet Breakfast is held the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the Month from 8:30 am to 11:30 am at the K of C #9053 Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City.

The menu includes:

  • Scrambled Eggs
  • Western Style Scrambled Eggs
  • Pancakes (Regular and Blueberry)
  • Creamed Chip Beef
  • French Toast
  • Bacon and Sausage
  • Toast and Biscuits
  • Orange Juice, Coffee and Tea

    Adults $10.00 - Children 12 yrs and under $6.00




Pray for Our Sick and Deceased

Your prayers are requested for all the sick and deceased members of K of C Council #9053 and in particular all those named in our Council's Sick and Deceased List. Click here to see the list.

Columbus Hall Available to Rent

Council Hall Looking for a place in Ocean City, Maryland, to hold a special event (wedding reception, condo meeting, birthday party, repast, etc.)?  Consider the Columbus Hall located at 9901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, Maryland. 

Facilities are available for up to 150 persons with bar and kitchen.  Call the Hall Rental Manager, Richard Thomas, 302-539-3225 (hm) or 610-304-9773 (cell),  or call the Columbus Hall weekdays at 410-524-7994 for details and availability.

The Knights of Columbus has
One of the Best Insurance Programs
in the World!

The Knights of Columbus has one of the best insurance programs in the world. Click here to go to our insurance page to find out how our insurance offerings can be tailored to your needs. Contact the interim Knights of Columbus Council 9053 Insurance Representative, Kurt Diperna at 410-603-0436, long time member of 9053, for information and enrollment procedures.

See the Knights of Columbus
on Facebook and on Twitter

Follow the activities of the Knights of Columbus Council 9053 on Facebook  K of C on Facebook and see and post comments on Twitter.  Twitter site under construction.  Check back later for information.


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                 News and Notes      

                  

*        The Knights of Columbus "Knightline" Publication is available on                              this website under the "K of C Websites" tab.

*        The latest Knights of Columbus Activity Report is available on this                           Website under the "Council Information" tab

*        Don't forget you can now use your credit card to make purchases at                           Knights of Columbus Functions.

*        The new Knights of Columbus Insurance Representative is Kurt                                 Diperna (410-603-0436) a long time member of Council 9053

*        Family of the Month for January 2019 is Dale & Deborah Shepard

*        Knights of the Month for December for work done on the Hall                                      entrance Vince Sanzone, Dan Mihalisin, Joe Zanetti, and Jim                                  Matthews

*        Family of the year 2018 Jim and Dee Mathews

*        Knight of the year 2018 Tom Fogelsong

*        Sir Knight of the year 2018 David Hesch

*        Family of the month for April 2019 Bill & Phyllis Rosenbaum

*       Reminder:  The Council meetings on the first Wednesday of the                             month will now start at 6:30 pm

*        The AUCE Buffet Breakfast Starts on Sunday May 5th

*        Mustang Raffle  on the Boardwalk starts with the SpringFest then on                         weekends until May 31st at which time we will be selling the raffle                             tickets every day. Price is 10 tickets for $10 .

*        Drawing for the Mustang Raffle will conclude on Sunday September 22,                    2019 at 2:00 pm. The Drawing will be held at 5:00 pm at the Columbus Hall            followed by a Thank you cookout for all.




            Calendar of Events




August 2019
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
As of 5/31, we are on the
Boardwalk every day, 10:00 am to 10:00 pm for the Raffle
   

  1 Rosary Hour at the Columbus Hall, 11:00 am.

Raffle
2 BINGO Doors open at 5:00 pm Games begin at 6:30 pm at Council Hall.

Raffle
3 Raffle
4 Raffle 5 Raffle 6 Ways and Means Meeting at 10:00 am at the Columbus Hall
Crab & Seafood Night 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Raffle
7 Council Officers Meeting 6:00 pm
Council Meeting at the Columbus Hall, 6:30 pm.

Raffle
 
8 Rosary Hour at the Columbus Hall, 11:00 am.
Raffle
9 BINGO Doors open at 5:00 pm Games begin at 6:30 pm at Council Hall.
Raffle
10 Raffle
11 Buffet Breakfast AUCE 8:30 am to 11:30 am at the Columbus Hall. $10 & $6.
Raffle
12 Raffle 13 Charity Meeting 10:00am at the Columbus Hall
Crab & Seafood Night 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Raffle
14 Raffle

15 Rosary Hour at the Columbus Hall, 11:00 am.
Raffle
16 BINGO Doors open at 5:00 pm Games begin at 6:30 pm at Council Hall.
Raffle

17 Raffle
18 Raffle 19 Raffle

20 Crab & Seafood Night 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Knight Times
articles due

Raffle

21 Raffle
22 Rosary Hour at the Columbus Hall, 11:00 am.
Raffle
23 BINGO Doors open at 5:00 pm Games begin at 6:30 pm at Council Hall.
Raffle
24 Raffle
25 Buffet Breakfast AUCE 8:30 am to 11:30 am at the Columbus Hall. $10 & $6.

Raffle
26 Raffle 27 Crab & Seafood Night 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Raffle
28 Raffle
 
29 Rosary Hour at the Columbus Hall, 11:00 am.
Raffle

30 BINGO Doors open at 5:00 pm Games begin at 6:30 pm at Council Hall.
Raffle
31 Raffle

September 2019
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1 Buffet Breakfast AUCE 8:30 am to 11:30 am at the Columbus Hall. $10 & $6.
Raffle As of 5/31, we are on the
Boardwalk every day, 10:00 am to 10:00 pm for the Raffle
2 Labor Day


Raffle
3 Ways and Means Meeting at 10:00 am at the Columbus Hall
Raffle

4 Council Officers Meeting 6:00 pm
Council Meeting at the Columbus Hall, 6:30 pm.
Raffle
5 Sons of Italy Meeting 5:30 pm at the Columbus Hall
Rosary Hour
at the Columbus Hall, 11:00 am.

Raffle
6 BINGO Doors open at 5:00 pm Games begin at 6:30 pm at Council Hall.

Raffle
7 Raffle
8 Raffle 9 Columbus Club Corp. Meeting 4:00pm at the Columbus Hall
Raffle
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Raffle
11 Polish Club Meeting 2:00 - 5:00

Raffle
 
12 Forth Degree Meeting 6:30 pm at Columbus Hall
Rosary Hour
at the Columbus Hall, 11:00 am.

Raffle
13 BINGO Doors open at 5:00 pm Games begin at 6:30 pm at Council Hall.
Raffle
14 AOH

Raffle
15
Raffle
16 Ladies Auxilary
Officers Meeting 12:15
Doors open 1:30 pm
Ladies Meeting 2:00 pm at the Columbus Hall

Raffle
17

Raffle
18 Council Meeting at the Columbus
 Hall, 6:30 pm.

First Degree for 9053

Ladies Bingo
at St Andrews

Raffle
19 Rosary Hour at the Columbus Hall, 11:00 am.
Raffle
20 BINGO Doors open at 5:00 pm Games begin at 6:30 pm at Council Hall.
Raffle

21 Raffle
22 Buffet Breakfast AUCE 8:30 am to 11:30 am at the Columbus Hall. $10 & $6.
Raffle 10:00 to 2:00 Drawing 5:00 p
Thank You Cook Out after drawing
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24 Ways and Means Meeting at 10:00 am at the Columbus Hall

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26 Rosary Hour at the Columbus Hall, 11:00 am.
27 BINGO Doors open at 5:00 pm Games begin at 6:30 pm at Council Hall.
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