State Events


The Mid Year 2015 Meeting and Awards


State Council


The Inwood Council 10756 and Martinsburg Council #1169,

Provide and Serve all the Food at the

The Diocese’s Confirmation Retreat with Bishop Bransfield at St Leo's in Inwood WV. The Diocesan Youth Ministry did a great job putting it on with Knights of Columbus providing the food.  There was about 200 in a attendance

4th Degree Knights in Action 


Wreath Laying Ceremony with 4th Degree Knights of Columbus following Memorial Day Mass at St. Vincent de Paul Berekely Springs WV

The Clarksburg Council #872,

Knights of Columbus

Welcomed eight new members on February 9th. 


Below:  Seated : L-R are new members William Rector, Greg Strogen,  Michael Tillman, Fred Settle, Council Chaplain Fr. William Anderson, new members Trey Scalise, Daniel Post, David Oliverio, Gary Altenburg.


Standing L-R:  Benefits Advisor Webster Griffith, Grand Knight Rick Rinschler,  District Deputy Bob Angotti, State Treasurer Jerry Somazze, and Lecturer Joseph Tiano.

The 4th  Degree Knights of Columbus,

Fr Patrick J. Gillooly Assembly  Anniversary Dinner

(pictures below)


Thanks to Dick Byrne for putting this together, Father Bears for his talk, Father Leonard for Prayers and smile, and to all the men & women who took time for this fellowship.If you missed it this year try to plan for next year around this time.


Peace be with you.


Michael F. Stanger

Grand Knight Council 12191

Berkeley Springs, WV


Knights in Action 


Knights of Columbus Council 1169 presented Catholic Charities Promise House Family Resource Center a check for $501.00. These funds were donated by parishioners of St. Joseph Catholic Church during the "Lenten Soup Stations" host by Council 1169 each Friday during Lent 2015.

"In Service to One, in Service to All!


Catholic Charities West Virginia - Thank you so much! We are truly grateful for your support and generosity. Your donations will make a difference in the lives of those we serve at the Promise House Family Resource Center

Recruitment Drive on Sunday 


Romney Council 10011, Our Lady of Grace had a Knights Church Recruitment Drive on Sunday 4-12-15 and received 3 signed form 100’s.

Respect for Life

 Baby Bottle Boomerang 


Pat & Paula Hamper; Roger Lantz

of Council 15610 FORT ASHBY


Presents a $2,350.00 check to Keyser's Mountain Top Crisis  Pregnancy Center

Altar servers Appreciation Dinner

Council 12191, Berkeley Springs, WV


Alter Servers were given a great dinner for our Appreciation of Pizza /Salad bar dinner by the Knights .  It is quite an honor to serve with our Priests during Mass.  We thank all of you Altar servers for your Time and Dedication to this Ministry. Mike Stanger GK 12191

The West Virginia Knights of Columbus State Free Throw Championship 

The winners and second place finishers.

Group Photo
Front Row: Winners – Girls 14, Aliyah Plum (Thomas); Girls 13, Isabella Posey (Weston); Girls 12, Allison Davidson (Wheeling 504); Girls 11, Kiran Cole (Shepherdstown); Girls 10, Madalyn Broadwater (Keyser); Girls 9, Gabby Reep (Clarksburg); Boys 9, Tanner Griffith (Weston); Boys 10, Brayden Maynard (Elkins); Boys 12, Trey Key (Thomas); Boys 13, Mickey Reilly (Wheeling 12195); Boys 14, Kolbe Rogers (St. Albans).
Second Row: Runner-ups – Girls 14, Ashley Farley (Beckley) and Leah Bailer (Wheeling); Girls 12, Abagail Lanham (Weston) and Rebekah Rhodes (Keyser); Girls 11, Elizabeth Rushworth (Charleston 12630) and Abby Hartley (Weston); Girls 10, Mary Derrow (Wheeling 504); Girls 9, Morgan Pratt (Keyser); Boys 9, Roman Favara (Keyser); Boys 12, Dylan Douglass (St. Albans) and Evan Matlick (Keyser); Boys 13, Kobe Rozell (Beckley)

Not Pictured: Winner Boys 11, Trevor Adams; Runner-up Boys 14, Taylor Tennant (Shepherdstown)

The 4th Degree of The Knights of Columbus WV escort Cardinal Dolan & Bishop Michael Bransfield for Annual Red Mass

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