Knights of Columbus
Bandera, TX 78003
Brother Francisco Martinez Awarded Knights of Columbus Honorary Life Membership Award
Brother Francisco Martinez reached a highly celebrated milestone with the Knights of Columbus by achieving Honorary Life Membership status. Msgr. Frank Kurzaj and Grand Knight, Shawn Groff, presented Francisco with this special award during Council #10258's regularly scheduled meeting on 22 NOV 2017. Brother Francisco is a recent transfer from Knights of Columbus - Council #8436, St. Ann's Parish, San Antonio. Welcome and Congratulations Francisco!
Rev. Msgr. Frank Kurzaj Awarded Knights of Columbus Honorary Life Membership Award
Council 10258's Newest 3rd Degree Knights
Congratulations to Justin Eccles and John Fassl, Council 10258's newest 3rd degree Knights. Bothers Justin and John achieved this honor on 16 SEP 2017, while attending a Major Degree Ceremony at Knights of Columbus Council 4034, Fredericksburgh. Deputy Grand Knight Brian Dennis, along with Sir Knight Randy Riedlinger, escorted these two gentlemen for this honor.
Five Members of Council 10258's Receive their 3rd Degree
Knights of Columbus Council 10258 recently had five of their members receive their Second and Third Degree status on Saturday, 10 June 2017. This major degree ceremony occurred at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, San Antonio, with Knights of Columbus Council #786 hosting the event. The ceremony included 79 Brother Knights from the Archdiocese of San Antonio; representing Council #10258 were Brothers Jesse Zimmel, Daniel Schmidt, Guy Fusco, Ernest DeWinne, and Michael Botello. Congratulations to all for achieving this important step in your life as an active member of the Knights of Columbus.
Council 10258’s Newest Third Degree Knights
Knights of Columbus Council 10258 recently had two of their members receive their Second and Third Degree status on Saturday, 29 OCT 2016. Criss Wilson and Mike Tarr attended the major degree ceremony in New Braunfels with Council 4183 hosting the service. Congratulations Criss and Mike
FOUNDING KNIGHTS OF COUNCIL #10258
Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to practicing Catholic men in union with the Holy See, who are at least 18 years old. A practicing Catholic is one who lives up to the Commandments of God and the precepts of the Church. Application blanks are available from any member of the Knights of Columbus.
Contact Shawn Groff at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on joining the Knights.
Who Are the Knights?
The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with 1.7 million members. It provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families and young people.
As a member of the Knights of Columbus you and your family enjoy many benefits, including 12 free issues annually of Columbia magazine, the world's largest Catholic family magazine, eligibility to join the Knights of Columbus top-ranked life insurance program, and many more family and personal benefits.
How to Join
Membership in the Knights does not require a great deal of your time but any time spent will return many times as much satisfaction. One meeting a month, lasts from an hour to an hour and a half; Friday night fish frys during lent and each 1st Friday of the month, even a couple nights of help are appreciated, more if possible. There are other events to get involved in but the foregoing are the biggest demand of your time.
Any Third Degree member in good standing, one year after the anniversary of his First Degree, is eligible for membership in the Fourth Degree. The primary purpose of the Fourth Degree is to foster the spirit of patriotism by promoting responsible citizenship and a love of and loyalty to the Knight's respective countries through active membership in local Fourth Degree groups (called "assemblies"). Certain members of the Fourth Degree serve as honor guards at civic and religious functions, an activity that has brought worldwide recognition to the Knights of Columbus. 4th Degree Knights from Bandera Council, along with Sir Knights from Kerrville and Fredericksburg constitute Hill Country Assembly #2465.
The Ladies Auxiliary s main function is to SUPPORT the men and the council. They do this primarily by providing help at events, cooking for events and providing monetary help. They also generally do help with setting up and beautifying the hall for events. Council #10258 does not currently have a Ladies Auxiliary.