2018 12 Mundelein Seminary Wreaths donated by the "Patriots of the Trinity"

2018 12 Bake Sale Fundraiser. Thanks to all who baked and volunteered!

2018 12 District Deputy Ray Cordell presents HGC4977 with the 2017-2018 Star Council Award!

2018 12 Brother Brian Boysen completes requirements for Shining Armor Award!

2018 12 Brother Don Ketterhagen is presented the worthy Shining Armor Award

New KofC Library at St. Theresa!

Another view of the new KofC St. Theresa Library

2018 12 Santa Nicholas arrives at the Children's Christmas Party!

2018 12 Anticipation that Santa Nicholas has a Special Gift for them!

2018 12 Santa Nicholas and 2nd Santa Fred award Raffle Prizes!

2018 12 Parachute Fun with Help from the St. Thomas Teen Group!

2018 10 Team Tootsie on a Roll! (L-R) Brett Pfister, Jim Arns, Dave Tuegel, Jim Schroedl

2018 10 Brother Bill Paul receives the Parochial Christifideles Award at the Holy Name Cathedral

2018 09 Please Welcome New HGC4977 1st Degree Knight Lincoln Bernardo!

2018 09 Please Welcome New HGC4977 1st Degree Knights (L-R) Jeff Pietrucha, Jeff Bohlmann, Graham Rotelli & Joe Lynch

2018 09 I.D. Drive Enthusiasm!!!

2018 09 Brother Brett Pfister dons the Tootsie Roll Costume for Charity! He wore it for 10 hours!!! Well Done Brett!

2018 09 Tootsie Roll Intellectual Disability Drive Volunteers

2018 09 Brothers Sokulski, Crider and Nix Teaming up for the I.D. Drive

2018 09 60th Anniversary for Cy and Vi Weisbeck! Congratulations!!!

2018 08 Honoring the Little Sisters of the Poor on their Feast Day and 150 yrs of Service to the Church, Community and Poor in the U.S.A.

2018 08 Little Sisters, Celebrating Priests and Sir Knights

2018 08 Mother Margaret, Father Tom and Sir Knights

2018 08 St. Theresa Picnic Cooks!

2018 08 Picnic Food was Fantastic!

2018 08 Picnic Water Balloon Toss

2018 08 Picnic with Father Matt!

Council 4977 - Congratulations on earning the KofC Spirit of Illinois Gold Medal Award !!!

2018 07 Bruce Wittmeyer receives his Patriotic Degree Certificate. Congrats Worthy Sir Knight Bruce !!!

2018 07 Knights of the Month braved fierce parade heat in Full Dress Regalia! Thanks to (L-R) Sir Knights Pierre Zermatten, Matt Chambers, George Tibus and Jim Killigrew. (Adolf Stransky not shown)

GK Bob Novak presents Fr. Tim a KofC Stole

Fr. Tim receives a KofC Stole to celebrate 30 years of faithful service as a priest.
Congratulations Father Tim!

June 2018 - Celebrating a successful Fundraising Event for the Feed My Starving Children charity

The Holy Ghost Council Officers of 2018-2019!

Feast of Corpus Christi - Outdoor Procession

Sir Knights honoring the Feast of Corpus Christi

Grand Knight Bruce Alesi presents veterans assistance check to Veterans Director Ron Willer

Corporate Communion Mass and Breakfast

Independence Day Parade

Cardinal Cupich with Sir Knights

Deacon John and Father Tim

Family Knight :) with the Schaumburg Boomers

Spring 2018 Special Olympics - Honoring our Flag!

Spring 2018 Special Olympics - Greeting the Athletes!

St. Theresa LIFT Check Presentation

June 2018 Fr. McGivney Golf Benefit.
A respectable 4th place!

Christmas Party Fun!

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Council Announcements





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About Our Council

Council Business Meeting Schedule

2nd Monday of the month at 7:00 PM

Council Planning Meeting Schedule

1st Monday of the month at 7:00 PM

Meetings Location

St. Theresa Church
455 North Benton Street
Palatine, IL 60067 US

Council Officers

Current Newsletter

Family of the Month

Pierre & Mary Zermatten

For proposing and chairing the "Chocolate Advent Calendar" fundraising event. Their initiative netted almost $1,000 for our Council's charitable giving fund!!!

Knight of the Month

Fred Cimaglio

For his unwavering support for our Council, including generously donating many gift baskets for fundraising and social events.

Knight of the Month

Joe Raducka

For supporting countless fundraising events and programs, and capturing pictures of our Council in Action as a faithful photographer.

Family of the Year

Jack & Jo McCarthy

Our Holy Ghost Council #4977 is proud to award the 2018 Family of the Year Award to Brother SK Jack McCarthy and wife Jo! This amazing couple have served our Order for many years.

With much support and love from wife Jo, Brother Jack was able to ...

Knight of the Year

Deacon John L. Breit

The Holy Ghost Council is proud to announce and award the 2018 Knight of the Year to Brother SK Deacon John Breit, PGK. Deacon John joined the Knights of Columbus in 2009 and served as a council officer for several years, including the responsibilities ...