GK Joe Geraci and his wife accept the Culture of Life State Award on behalf of the Council from State Deputy Frank Davis and his wife.

GK Joe Geraci and Wife Accept the State Youth Award on behalf of the council from State Deputy Frank Davis and his wife.

GK Joe Geraci and his wife Terry accept the Distinguished Council Award Division III from State Deputy Frank Davis and his wife Sharon.

State Deputy Frank Davis and his wife Sharon present the International winner of the Keep Christ in Christmas Poster contest Malvin Vu a plague marking his achievement as his mom and dad look on. Marvin is a 3rd grade student at Saint Anne School.

GK Joe Geraci had the privilege to serve as altar server to the Bishop Robert Guglielmone at the 95th convention of the SC State Council mass.

Standing room only crowd at recent Pancake & Egg Breakfast.

Sweets to Celebrate the Council's 40th Anniversary.

Anniversary Committee busy prepping food for the 40th Anniversary Party.

GK's Wife Terry Geraci shares a laugh with Charter Member, WWII and D Day Veteran Herb Dixon.

Great Turn out for the 40th Anniversary Party

Wine Glasses marking the event were given to the Council's Charter Members in attendance and to the widows in attendance of Council Members.

L-R GK Joe Geraci, Charter Members Jim Hyland, Larry Facelli, Lynn Henry, Jim Craig, Joe Berger, Vince Morabit, and Herb Dixon

Father Fabio addresses the council and shares several antidotes about his experiences with the council during his tenure at St. Annes.

Vince Morabit shares WW II Veteran Herb Dixon's Journey from the Normandy Beach on D DAY, his invention which helped get though the hedge country and his march into Germany. Herb a humble man was embarrassed by this telling of his story. He received a standing ovation which lasted several minutes.

The Council was presented a check in the amount of $5,000.00 from the estate of deceased Brother Joseph Zsiga by his daughter Anne Marie Cordner

Btothers Busily Cooking at the Lenten Fish Fry

Parish Youth earn Community Service by helping out at the Fish Fries

Parishioners and guest enjoying themselves and having a great meal at one of this years Lenten Fish Fries.

Knights preparing to deliver bread to Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen and men's and women's shelter

Jenna DaSilva is award the Youth of the Month for December 2015 By GK Joe Geraci






DaSilva is award the Youth of the Month for December 2015 By GK Joe Geraci

Father Paul helps distribute the Keep Christ in Christmas to the children at the childrens Christmas Mass. This is the 3rd year the council has participated in this program.

Laureen, Nancy,& Krista Switzer are honoered by the Council for more then 25.5 years of combined service to St. Annes as Altar Servers

Knights and wifes enjoying the Councils Annual Christmas Social

Bailey Hoover is awarded her Second Place International Award for the 2015 Essay Contest.by State Deputy Frank Davis and State Officers

ast Grand Knight, Ray Howard, receives the Triple Star plague from State Deputy, Frank Davis at the annual Christmas party. This is the 2nd year in a row that Council 6756 earned the Triple Star award

Grand Knight, Joe Geraci, is shown recognizing 3 students from St. Anne as Virtuous students for the month September, 2015

Brothers Frank Konow, Luis Lozano, Javier Snchez-Sorcia, Bertulfo Tribaldo pose for pictures with the State Chaplian after completing thie 4th Degree Exemplificationin March 2015.

Council Chaplain, Fr. Jim Moran, is recognized by Grand Knight, Joe Geraci and District Deputy, Ray Howard. Fr. Jim is leaving to return to Louisiana

Members of the Knights and their family serving lunch at the Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen on August 15

Certificate of Recognition presented to Council by District Deputy, Mike Radl, for 100% contribution to Guatemala Ultrasound program

Operation Hope Director, Bob Ficco presented donation to representatives of local charities

Shining Armor award presented to Angel Morales

Shining Armor award presented to Jose Villada-Cruz

Shining Armor award presented to Parra Bertulfo Tribaldos

Shining Armor award presented to Raul Lopez

Shining Armor award presented to Rigoberto Felix

Attached is Grand Knight presenting certificates and rosaries to Jimena DeSantiago, Belen Pascual-Gilstrap and Max Frankewho earned virtuous student of the month for April, 2015

The Knights in the Come See Me parade. Dr. Konow and his son, Jude, represented the Knights on a cold, wet night

Matthew Weaving is shown receiving a Knights Eagle certificate. Matthew is the 100th scout to receive this award from the St. Anne troop.

Pictured are members of the Knights and their families attending the Corporate Communion Mass on March 22 at the 12:30 Mass

Receiving awards are Simon Del Pino for his help and Peace and Loyalty Virtuous Students Gavin Edwards (K5) Elementary Alexa Bergin (2nd grade) and Madison Nevers (9th grade)

Natalie Lenti was presented with certificate and Knights rosary as Youth of Month for February, 2015

37 members of our Council made their Third Degree in Spanish on February 22.

Second degree on February 15. Front L-R Javier Sanchez-Socia, Marcial Montiel, Mario Nunez-Pineda, Hernesto Gonzales. back L-RJeisey Felix, Luis LeBron, Jose Luis Martinez

New members who made their First Degree on February 15

Tim Horan, Roehlito Gonzales, Giovanni DiBrino and Brade Hoover of our Council made their Second Degree on February 6 at St. Philip Neri.

Pictured are Javier Sanchez-Sorcia and Jeisy
Felix who joined the Order on February 9.

Pictured are students from St. Anne K3-K5-Alexa DeSantiago, Elementary- Shalynn Barbera and Middle School-Alex Etwaroo receiving Virtuous Student of the month awards for January from Grand Knight, Ray Howard. The virtue was Peace

Grand Knight, Ray Howard, presents Laura Hubler with Youth of the Month award, Le Mai and Jonathan Fitzgerald awards for their Essay submissions and Leader, Kendra Foos, a $500 check for the Youth from the Knights.

Grand Knight Ray Howard presents Isabela Ceely with awards for the best Catholic Citizenship essay

Giovanni DiBrino and Tim Horan are welcomed to the Order on January 19, 2015

Pictured are students from St. Anne K3-K5- Natalie Grider, Elementary- Ruby Riney and
Middle School- Dixon Murdoch receiving Virtuous Student of the Month awards for December from Grand Knight, Ray Howard. The virtue was Simplicity

Members who made their 2nd degree on December 28.

New members to our order on December 28

Parade of members who made their 2nd Degree

Procession at Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass

Knights attending our Lady of Guadalupe Mass

Honor Guard at Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass

Shown are the Celebrants of the Lady of Guadalupe Mass held at St. Anne

The judges are seen selecting the winners of the Keep Christ in Christmas poster contest sponsored by our Council

Chatham Riginos (K3-K5), Kenzie Beer (Elementary) and Elizabeth Givens (Middle) (not pictured) receive Virtuous Student of the month for the virtue of Compassion from Grand Knight, Ray Howard

Grace Hurley, Gabriel Robles and Elizabeth Mischel receive Virtuous Student of the month from Grand Knight Ray Howard. The students demonstrated the virtue of Mercy throughout the month

Ariel Smith is recognized as St. Anne Youth Group "Youth of the Month" for October by Grand Knight, Ray Howard

5 Hispanic men joined the order at a First Degree Exemplification on November 2 using Council 6756' Spanish First Degree Team

Rigoberto Felix is shown with an Honoree certificate presented at a November 2 Spanish First Degree

Members of Council 6756 and their guests made ornaments for the children attending the upcoming Christmas Masses during our October social

Pictured are 17 members of Council 6756 who made their 2nd Degree on September 28

Fr. Fabio is recognized as the honoree at the 2nd Degree held on September 28

Picture a 2nd Degree Knights, team members and guests at the Spanish 2nd Degree on September 28

Knights singing a prayer before dinner following the September 28 2nd Degree

Picture of cakes served at dinner following a celebration dinner after the September 28 2nd Degree

Festival Soccer challenge
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Knight's International Festival booths

Past State Deputy, Richard Gabriel presents Triple Star Recognition certificate to Grand Knight, Ray Howard at Corporate Communion Mass

Grand Knight, Ray Howard presents a check for $750 to Pat Swoope for the St. Anne Girl Scouts

Knights Joe Geraci and Ray Howard installed a cross in St. Anne school foyer. The cross is made from a door of the St. Anne Church that was damaged in an accident

New Knights who joined our Council on August 17

Tribute to Leroy Fellows - an active Knight who was loved by all and will be sorely missed

Hispanic Knights sell lunches to benefit local charity

Knights prepare breakfast to benefit Girl Scouts

Installation of Council Officers

Lots of great food at the Council Family picnic

Lots of activity at the Council Family picnic

Families gather together at the
Council Family picnic

Fr. James Moran, Council 6756 Chaplain, is shown celebrating a Mass and the 25th anniversary of his ordination. The Knights organized the event and presented Fr. Moran with a Knights chasuble and stole.

Mary Poole of York County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs receiving an Operation Hope check from Bob Ficco and Ray Howard

Grand Knight, Ray Howard, is shown presenting Operation Hope checks to representatives form special Olympics and Family connections

Parishioner at St. Anne Church participating in the Silver Rose Program

13 of the 18 New Hispanic members who recently joined our Council

Parishioners eating Mexican bread after the Silver rose Program on June 8

Grand Knight, Ray Howard presenting the Knights Boy Scout Eagle Certificate to Jonathan Fitzgerald who the most recent scout to earn the eagle award at St. Anne Church

10 Charter members of Council 6756 were recognized for their commitment and dedication to the Council. They were each presented with a Knights coffee mug

Joe Geraci is awarded the Knights Shining Armor Award for his contributions as a first year Knight.

Joe Berger and Geary Bradley (not pictured) were presented with the ACE award for their efforts and prayerful activities to eliminate abortions

The Knights and other members of the St. Anne Parish prayed the rosary to end abortion

Council 6756 recently donated $500 to Richard Jenkins, center, to help pay for heart and lung transplants. Joe Geraci, right, donated proceeds from his book "Amazing" about his wife's heart transplant

Brother Knight Andrew Da Silva organizing the Sept. 28 Oratory Hunger Walk

A few of the many walkers that collected much food and money for the needy on the Sept. 28 Hunger Walk

Youth Group with Dawn Fitzpatrick receiving check for proceeds from November breakfast

Mike Gastellum leads other Knights serving food at Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen

hundreds of children received Christmas nails provided by the Knights by the St. Anne priests at all of the Christmas Masses

Ted Clement leads youth and other Knights building ramp for Brother Knight Jim Powers

Brother Knight Geary Bradley at the 2013 Life Chain on Cherry Road

Bill and Paula Rife receiving awards for past 2 years as Grand Knight

Panthers concession team

Bob and Sheila Martin at the Blood Mobile

Fish Fry cooks

Knight's float in Come-See-Me spring parade in Rock Hill, SC

Fish Fry - hard at work

Bishop at St. Anne Confirmation

Corporate Communion fellowship

Habitat for Humanity - Debbie Zugay and Dana McFadden

Habitat for Humanity Tye Albowicz, Pat Zugay and Patrick McFadden

Knights and families annual bowling event

Knights team soliciting money for Operation Hope

Brother Knights and their families at annual flag retirement ceremony

March for Life in Columbia, SC

Brother Pat Zugay receiving Shining Armor award

Knights and families preparing pies for annual pie sale to benefit Operation Hope

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Council Announcements

The State Council just completed its 95th Annual Convention and Council 6756 won three Awards. The first was a Distinguished Council Award for Division III and we won two State Awards The Culture of Life Award and the State Youth Award. The State Council also Recognized a third grader from St. Anne's School Malvin Vu who won the International Competition for Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest for 2015 - 2016.

 

Council 6756 received the 2014-2015 "BEST Council" award from the South Carolina State Knights Council.  

Triple Star Council two consecutive Fraternal Years 2013-2014 and 2014 -2015

During 2015 - the Council collected over $57,000 for Charity and the members spent over 7864 hours on Charitable works.

 

 

Saint Anne Oratory Council 6756 of the Knights of Columbus just completed its 2015 Audit of Fraternal Activity. In 2015 the Council provided the following amounts to both the Church and the Community.

 

  • Charitable Disbursements to Saint Anne’s Church $6,191.00.
  • Community Activities which includes the Special Olympics, Food for Families, Disaster Victims, Veterans, Global Wheelchair Mission  and others $46,592.00.
  • Pro Life Activities $800.00
  • Youth groups, Boy and Girls Scout, Educational Scholarships $3,650.00  
  • Council Members provided a total of 7,864 Volunteered service hours in 2015.

 

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