News & Announcements

New Bingo Location - March 18th ONLY

With the Elks Lodge closed for Bingo on March 18 (their wonderful St. Baldric’s event , join in) we’re moving Bingo for 1 week only! We’ll be back resuming our regular Bingo at the Elks on March Vernal Equinox this Mid-March, SPRING with us to a different one-time location, on Sunday March 18 – same times doors open at 11, Bingo begins at Noon.


Easy to get to… TECO Chinese Culture Center of Chicago 55 E 63rd St, Westmont, IL 60559 (about 1 block east of Cass Ave.)

No food or drinks available there.


McDonalds, Burger King, and Dunkin Donuts are all within a block west of this site.



St. John Council Fish Fry

Click here for the fish fry menu.


Please join us on Fridays during Lent for our award winning fish fry at the Hall at 25 N. Cass from 5 - 8pm. All are welcome!



Bingo Kickoff at New Location

Click Here for the New Bingo Banner


Join the Council on September 11th for the kickoff of Bingo at our new location:  


Elks Lodge 1532
711 W. St. Charles Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126


Doors open at 11:00am, and Bingo starts at noon and will take place every Sunday.

Dooley Assembly Dues Increase

Sir Knights, The Dr. Thomas Dooley Assembly #209 Assembly will increase dues from $15.00 to $20.00 per annum per member. The Honorary members dues will remain $10.00 as set by The Supreme Council and Honorary Life members will remain the same, paying no dues as set by The Supreme Council. The dues increase will be voted upon on our next meeting on September 14, 2016.   

Knights of Columbus Council Shirt Order Form

Click Here for the Order Form


Please use this form to order new Council shirts. Contact Mike Wallrich for more information. 

Congratulations, Frank Rossi, new Master of the Northern Illinois District!

Master Sir Knight Frank W. Rossi (pictured LEFT with outgoing Master Jack McCarthy) 
(Term to begin September 1, 2016)
Frank ROSSI's Bio with the Knights:
  • Joined the order in October of 1989 as a member of Council 650 in Addison, IL, but became inactive until August of 2000 when I joined Council 3738 in Westmont, IL .
  • Became a member of the 4th Degree on February 19, 2001
  • Grand Knight of Council 3738 during the 2003-2004 Fraternal Year. During that year, we doubled our membership quota, but missed Star Council by 1 insurance member. I was one of the recipients of the inaugural “Rising Star” awards presented to Grand Knights.
  • During the 2003-2004 Fraternal year I was appointed as a Commander for the Dr. Thomas A. Dooley Assembly, and have served in the capacity to this present time except during the 2009-2010 Fraternal year when I served as Faithful Navigator of the Dr. Thomas A. Dooley Assembly.
  • Received the Robert Faust Award for Patriotism for the fraternal year of 2003-2004 from the Dooley Assembly.
  • Have served as the Memorial Mass Chairman for the Dooley Assembly since 2005 (approximately).
  • Appointed as District Deputy by SD Logan Ludwig and served from 2004-2008
  • Served as VAVS Representative at Hines VA Hospital along with SK John Muldoon
  • Served as State Newman Chairman from 2008-2009
  • Received the Master’s Medallion in February 2011
  • Served as State General Assistance Fund Chairman from July 2013-June 2015
  • Member of the Master’s Staff serving as Inside Sentinel and whatever duties as may be assigned.
  • Awarded Council’s Knight of the Year for the 2014-2015 Fraternal Year.
  • Awarded Sir Knight of the Year by the Dr. Dooley Assembly for the 2015-2016 Fraternal Year.

New Web Site

Welcome to the new web site for the Knights of Columbus St. John Council #3738!


This site contains many new features that you can find in the sidebar on the left. Please visit the site often, and be sure to check the Event Calendar for updates on upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. If you have any questions or comments, please click the Home page and the Email Webmaster button, or feel free to bring them up in our next Council meeting. 


For the Dr. Thomas A. Dooley Assembly web site, please click here.


The Council would like to thank Dave Grondy, our former webmaster, for his years of hard work in setting up and maintaining our prior website.