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Past Faithful Navigator, Gary Craft, returned home after a long stay in the hospital. Gary surrounded by his friends on Saturday, March 31, 2018

To help lift the spirits of our brave men & woman, who now reside at Bay Pines Hospital, our 4th Degree VA visitation took place on April 15, 2018


Honor Guard for Steve McGrath's Funeral

April 20, 2108


A 4th Degree Exemplification was held at St. Joseph's Church in Bradenton, FL on April 28, 2018


Pictured are SK Eugene Norman, SK Steve Palmieri, NEW SK Todd Luckner, SK Joe Orofino, NEW SK Bill Barbosa, NEW SK Bob Lord, and Faithful Navigator Peter Palmieri


Honor Guard for the Consecration of the Diocese of St Petersburg to the

Immaculate Heart of Mary,

Cathedral of Saint Jude the Apostle

May 6th 2018.


Light of Christ Catholic Church,

May 20, 2018 Honor Guard


On May 21, 2018 members of the KofC joined forces to build new storage lockers at St. Catherine's


Honor Guard June 3, 2018

Father Patrick Rahill celebrates 50 years of service

Light of Christ Catholic Church

Knights of Columbus come out to help lift the spirits of veterans that reside at  Bay Pines VA

Community Living Center

on Father's Day, June 17, 2018


The Knight's Pancake Breakfast

at St. Catherine's

on June 24, 2018


Bishop Gregory Parks

Light of Christ Church - Clearwater, Florida,

Knights of Columbus Honor Guard. 

on July 7, 2018


Knights of Columbus Honor Guard

& Knights on Bikes

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Bay Pines VA Community Living Center



Knights of Columbus & Knights on Bikes

visit with Dick & Jeannette Laliberte

on July 28, 2018



Knights of Columbus

& Knights on Bikes

visited and delivered Church bulletins to the less mobile.



Installation of Assembly Officers

St Michael's Church Tuesday July 31, 2018


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John Pierce, Peter Palmieri Sr. and Tony Cotugno are our newest 2nd degree members.

They made the degree at Holy Family Church in St. Petersburg on September 6, 2018


4th Degree Knight, Edward Stacy

World War II Army veteran, will turn

103 years old next February

(L-R): Peter Palmieri, Joe Orofino, Ed Stacy,Steve Palmieri &Tony Cotugno.

All Knights of Columbus & Knights on Bikes are invited and encouraged to come out to help lift the spirit of the brave men and women who reside at Bay Pines.


Holy Cross Catholic Church

Blue Mass

Tuesday September 12, 2018

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SK Gary Craft

in good spirits at home

October 6, 2018


Brother Mel Routt, in room 217 at Sabal Palms,

telling Peter about his  Honda GoldWing 

Aspencade back in the day.

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Members of the Knights pose with Bishop Parkes on Saturday, October 28, 2018 at the Family Faith Fest. The event was celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Diocese of St. Petersburg

& was held on the grounds of the Florida State Fair


Members of the Knights sell Christmas cards and Magnets after Sunday Masses

on December 18th at "Coffee and Donuts"

Pictured from left to right are Knights Peter Palmieir, Clyde Schreiner, Steve Palmieri, Joe Garisto and Richard Bradish from RCIA

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Members of the Knights and  their wives assist Sheri Briand and Sr. Rosamunda sort toys.

The toys were then distributed to various locations to help brighten the Christmas spirit

of some of the less fortunate in our area. (12/23/2018)


Brother Glen Miller (right) made his second degree on January 14, 2019 at Holy Family Church

in St. Petersburg, Accompanying him is District Deputy Bob Gibbia.


Members of the Knights of Columbus, Assembly 163, pose for a picture

after their Reobligation Ceremony on January 17th at St. Catherine's.

(L-R) Sir Knights: Stephen Palmieri, Joe Orofino, Joe Garisto, Charles P. McLaughlin, Master,

Bob Gibbia, Al Shamro, Nathan Freeby, Peter Palmieri, Gene Norman & Gene Roos


On Sunday, January 27, 2019, Council # 14456 held one of its monthly Pancake Breakfasts. It was one of the largest attended breakfasts we've had in a long time. Many thanks to all of the brothers who attended and the parishioners of St. Catherine's who made this event such a great success!

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PGK Bob Marriner (center) stands with brother Knights who are helping him load a moving truck for Bob's move to Chicago. Bob, and his wife Nancy, decided to make the move to be nearer to family. We wish Bob & Nancy all the best as they embark on their new journey!

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On May 26, 2019, the Knights of Columbus visited Bay Pines VA Medical Center bringing church bulletins & tootsie rolls to veterans on Memorial Day weekend. 


On Monday, June 24, 2019, Brothers Cameron Huck and Richard Bradish (center) made their 2nd Degree at St. Paul's Church. They are accompanied by Sir Knights Peter Palmieri and Joe Garisto

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On Friday, May 17, 2019, the Honor Guard attended the funeral of Ellen Anastasia, mother of Fr. Tom Anastasia, pastor of St. Matthew's in Seminole

Honor Flight of West Central Florida's Honor Flight at Home Event.

Saturday, August 10th
Empath Health/Suncoast Hospice


On Saturday, October 26, 2019, Brother Richard Bradish made his 3rd Degree in Riverview, Florida.

Congratulations Rich!


On Saturday morning,

October 19, 2019, members of the Knights shared a visit (and a drink)

with PFN Gary Craft at his home.

Looking good Gary!


The Honor Guard stands proud at St. Pete/Clearwater airport

on October 22, 2019 to welcome home returning veterans from an Honor Flight

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On Thursday, January 30, 2020, Grand Knight Gene Roos (right) presented a check in the amount of $2,500 to Sue Conza,

principal of Morning Star School. Each year, partial proceeds

from the Council’s golf tournament are donated to Morning Star,

a Catholic K-12 school for children with learning disabilities. Remaining proceeds from the tournament have been set aside

for the purchase of a second ultrasound machine.


December 9, 2020

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Representatives from "A Woman’s Place Medical Clinic" hold a check in the amount of $35,490, half of which was donated by our Council. The check will go toward the purchase of a new 3D ultrasound machine.

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