Brother Afatswo Lartevi participated in the Knighthood Exemplification at Rosensteel Home Saturday January 13, 2018 with GK Day and FS Willer observing.

District Deputy Krempasky presents Council's 2016-2017 Columbian Award to PK John DeMare'

Past Grand Knights recognized at event November 4, 2017 at Father Cuddy Hall.
L-R: Bean, Ginley, Joseph, Leighton, Cribbin, Doherty, Bosco, Durbin, Royster, DeMare', Drago, Current GK Ed Day

Grand Knight Ed Day thanks Past GK John DeMare' for his service to the Council at the Past Grand Knight event, November 4 2017

August 15, 2017 Father Cuddy Hall: Chaplain Father Dillon celebrates the Mass for the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary with more than 60 Council members, wives, and children.

June 2017 Family of the Month: Mike and Christine Rogewitz who organized, led, and worked on the 2017 St. Francis Rebuilding Montgomery project

Mike Rogewitz (center) leads St. Francis members Steve Willer (R) and Gary Palmer (L) and 15 others at Rebuilding Montgomery in Silver Spring, April 29 2017

Knights Mark Braune, Mike Bean, Bob Scanlon, and Mike Creamer participate in District 30 Golf Outing for Seminarians at Laytonsville GC, April 28, 2017

GK DeMare' presents Honorary membership (65 years of age/25 [actually 32] years of service) to Bob Mongelli (3rd Degree Knight, Building Corporation Chairman, and Executive Chef for many events) Februrary 2017

GK John DeMare' greets the strangest plunger!

The Plunge from the Beach. Where are the ice bergs?

Three Council Knights, Mark Lynch, Mike Thomas, and Wayne Burnside, work at the St. Francis Christmas tree lot, December 2016

Basket of Cheer Drawing, Council Christmas Party, December 10, 2016 Mike Bean and Leo Snyder were the Winners!

Special Olympics Montgomery Christmas Party at Father Cuddy Hall December 2016. DJ and PGK Ted Virts provided the Beat; Jill Durbin Leads the Dance

Pumpkin Carving at Father Cuddy Hall, lead by PGK John Leighton October 2016

Council Knights support St. Mary's School at Golf Tournament October 27, 2017
Rear LtoR: Gary Palmer, PGK Mike Bean, John Bean, Mike Creamer, Monsignor Amey, Mark Stiles, Bob Scanlon, Scott Bell, Matt McCormick, George Griffin
Front LtoR: Mark Hannon, Pat Gilroy

September 17, 2016: George Silvas with the City of Rockville Senior Citizen Senior Services Staff at the Annual Seniors Event

George Silvas thanks Stephen Walker for his donation of dessert to the February 26 2016 Lenten Fish Fry

Warden George Silvas, Knight in Charge and Mike Thomas welcome customers to the February 26 2016 Lenten Fish Fry

Mark Lynch serves customers Ann Marie and John McCarty and PGK Mike Joseph at the Haiti Benefit Spaghetti Dinner January 2016

Mike Thomas, leader of the Haiti Benefit Spaghetti Dinner in January 2016

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Council Announcements

Council Member Richard Jubert, Honorary Life member and KofC member for 30 years

Richard F. Jubert, 82, of Derwood, MD passed away on January 9, 2018. Son of the late Frederick and Florence Jubert. Survived by his wife, Lois Jubert, as well as his four children, Nancy Evans of Delaware, James Jubert (Cathleen) of Gaithersburg, MD, Thomas Jubert (Drew) of Crofton, MD, and Suzanne Jubert of Montgomery Village, MD. Also survived by seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and his sister, Barbara Craig of New Jersey.

​Relatives and friends may visit on Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm at the Roy W. Barber Funeral Home, 21525 Laytonsville Rd., Laytonsville, MD 20882. A Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, January 15, 2018 at 11am at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 6701 Muncaster Mill Rd., Derwood, MD 20855. Interment will follow at Parklawn Cemetery in Rockville, MD. 


January Special Events: 

Right to Life March Friday January 19

Meet at St. Mary's parking lot at 11:30 to travel by Metro


Polar Bear Plunge Saturday January 27

Help needed; volunteer for parking lot or Rams Head Tent at: Council 2323 POC: John Durbin


Spaghetti Dinner Sunday January 28

The Council will be hosting its Annual Spaghetti Dinner to support St. Francis of Assisi's Medical Mission to Haiti. The Mission is in need of funds for prescription drugs and medications; vitamins; medical supplies and equipment; salary for a nurse; hospital expenses for patients; and much more. The dinner will be held on Sunday, January 28, 2018 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Father Cuddy Hall.  The dinner includes spaghetti with sauce and meatballs, salad, bread, soda, beer and wine. The cost is $10.00 for adults (ages 14 & above); $7.00 for children (ages 7 to 13); free for children 6 & under; and $35.00 maximum for a family. Please call Mike Thomas in advance at (301) 330-5970 or email at If you cannot make the dinner, but would like to make a donation, please make check payable to Knights of Columbus, and mail to the Council at P.O. Box 5626, Derwood, MD 20855-0626. 


Council conducts 24 Hour Knight Campaign for Fraternal Year 2017-2018: GK Ed Day is leading the Council officers in a campaign to have members become 24 Hour Knights for Fraternal Year 2017-2018. Brother Knights will receive a form to record activities for the year, those completing the 24 hours will be invited to a special end-of-Fraternal Year event.  Click here to view and print the form.


Annual dues: Second notices are being sent by letter and e-mail for Columbian Year 2017-2018 dues. Pay the dues ($45 if only one year) to Financial Secretary Steve Willer by mail or at a Council meeting or pay on this web site using Pay Pal or a credit card; go to the News & Announcements Screen.  Click here to pay your dues by Pay Pal or credit card. 


EYE GLASS CAMPAIGNDuring this past year (2017), 60 pairs of glasses were donated for the Eye Glass Campaign, 8 more pairs than last year.  Please continue to turn in your old glasses, even sun glasses, at the Hall (box located at the end of the bar).  If you are one of the lucky ones that do not wear glasses, you can still help out by buying a few pairs at the dollar store (both adult and children), with different levels of prescriptions; or, you can send in a donation to: Eye Glass Campaign, P.O. Box 5626, Derwood, MD 20855-0626.  If you have any questions, please contact Mike Thomas at (301) 330-5970 or


PULL TABS: Under the leadership of Dan Koscinski, the Council collects and donates pull tabs for The Children’s Inn at NIH, a residential “Place Like Home’’ for families with children participating in leading-edge research studies at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. The NIH Clinical Center is the nation’s premier biomedical research hospital, providing an opportunity for our residents to be partners in advancing medical discoveries and improving the health of people all over the world. While the NIH takes care of the child’s medical needs, The Inn tends to the family’s heart, soul and spirit.  The aluminum from pull tabs will be converted to cash; so far this year we have raised 150 dollars.  Bring your tabs to Father Cuddy Hall and place them in the containers inside on the right.










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