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Knights of Columbus In Service to One, In Service to All


 Council #9053
9901 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, Maryland, 21842
410-524-7994


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Knight Times - May 2022

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K of C Logo The Knights of Columbus Ocean City Council #9053 is located at the Columbus Hall, behind St. Luke's Church at 99th Street and Coastal Highway in Ocean City, Maryland. The Grand Knight for 2021-2023 is Thomas Herwig. You can contact the Knights by phone at 410-524-7994, or by email to koc9053@comcast.net.

Are you a Knight recently relocated to the Ocean City area?  Why don't you consider transferring your membership to the Ocean City Council #9053 and enjoy all the activities of the Council here in Ocean City.  Call the Council Membership Director, Joe Kostelac, call the Columbus Hall at 410-524-7994 and ask to transfer your membership to Council #9053.

Pope John Paul II Assembly #2454
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4th degree Logo The Fourth Degree of the Knights of Columbus Council #9053 is known as the Pope John Paul Assembly #2454. Members of the Fourth Degree conduct programs that support and promote patriotism including participation in Veteran's celebrations, fostering respect for the flag, as well as support for parish and community activities. Fourth Degree Knights provide a Color Guard wherever the Bishop of the Diocese appears at local parishes or when requested by our Pastors. They also provide Honor Guards for our deceased members family at Wakes and Funeral Masses.

Assembly #2454 meets the second Thursday of the month at 6 pm at the Columbus Hall. For information concerning membership, call the Faithful Navigator, Pope John Paul II Assembly #2454, Joe Kostelac, at the Columbus Hall, 410-524-7994.

Ocean City Lady Knights Auxiliary, Inc.
K of C Council #9053

The Ladies' Auxiliary of Council #9053 assists with the Council's spiritual, charitable, social and fund raising programs. Membership consists of practicing Catholic women over 18 years of age. Come join us or call the Ladies Auxiliary Contact, Dee Matthews, 410-5247994 at the Columbus Hall, for information.


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COUNCIL ACTIVITIES


                         BINGO - Friday Nights at the Columbus Hall
                           9901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, Md.

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Bingo

The Bingo is back Live

Come enjoy Bingo Friday Nights at the Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, Maryland.

Doors open at 5 pm and Bingo begins at 6:30 pm.

Light Refreshments are available before BINGO and during intermission.

* Each game night we award at least $1000 in prize money.

* Play every game for $24.

*Our end of evening Big Jackpot is now worth up to $1,000.  Prizes lowered if less than 40 attendees.

Benefits Knights of Columbus Council #9053 Charities.

Community Supper

 Volunteer Appreciation Open House

May 25th

The Community Supper are normally held on the last Wednesday of the month. It is from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at the Columbus Hall. There will be a Happy Hour starting at 5:00 and dinner starting at 5:30. After dinner stay and socialize with your fellow brothers, family and friends.  Come and enjoy a simple meal and a good time for only $12.00.
CASH BAR - Open to the public
For more information call 410-524-7994 Monday thru Fridays, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Sunday Convention Buffet Breakfast


May 15, 2022

Sunday Buffet Breakfast is normally held on a designated Sunday of the Month from 8:30 am to 11:30 am at the K of C #9053 Columbus Hall, 9901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City.

The menu includes:

  • Scrambled Eggs
  • Western Style Scrambled Eggs
  • Pancakes (Regular and Blueberry)
  • Creamed Chip Beef
  • French Toast
  • Bacon and Sausage
  • Toast and Biscuits
  • Orange Juice, Coffee and Tea

    Adults $12.00 - Children 12 yrs and under $6.00





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Pray for Our Sick and Deceased

Your Prayers are requested for all the sick and deceased members of K of C Council #9053 and in particular all those named in our Council's Sick and Deceased List.

Click here to see the list .

Columbus Hall Available to Rent

Council Hall Looking for a place in Ocean City, Maryland, to hold a special event (wedding reception, condo meeting, birthday party, repast, etc.)?  Consider the Columbus Hall located at 9901 Coastal Highway, Ocean City, Maryland. 

Facilities are available for up to 150 persons with bar and kitchen.  Call the Hall Rental Manager, Richard Thomas, 302-539-3225 (hm) or 610-304-9773 (cell) or call the Columbus Hall weekdays at 410-524-7994 for details and availability.  For a description of the Hall facilities, Click here.

The Knights of Columbus has
One of the Best Insurance Programs
in the World!

The Knights of Columbus has one of the best insurance programs in the world. Click here to go to our insurance page to find out how our insurance offerings can be tailored to your needs. Contact the Knights of Columbus Council 9053 Insurance Representative, Thomas Strassner (410-258-0308) a member of Council 9053, for information and enrollment procedures.

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Follow the activities of the Knights of Columbus Council 9053 on Facebook  K of C on Facebook and see and post comments on Twitter.  Twitter site under construction.  Check back later for information.


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                               News and Notes      


*        See the First Announcement of the 2022 - 2023 Slate of Officers below.

*        The Volunteer Appreciation Party Wednesday May 25th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

*         Sunday Convention Buffet Breakfast (AYCE)  May 15.

*        Community Supper / Volunteer Appreciation Open House May 25th

*        The Council Officer Meeting time and date has been changed to the last Thursday of the month at 11:30 am at the Columbus Hall. ZOOM

*        The Columbus Club Corporation meetings time and date have been changed to the first Tuesday of the month at 9:00 am.

*        The Rosary Hour is back live Thursdays @ 10:00 am at the Columbus Hall. The Rosary is followed by a reading from next Sundays Gospel.

*        The Next Council Meeting will be on Wednesday May 4th at the Columbus Hall.

*        Bingo is back live on Friday evenings come out and help or just enjoy playing the game. Play every game for only $24.00.

*        Knight in Action Awarded to Richard Thomas

*        The Knights is having a pick three Lottery 2022 Calendar  again this year to generate funds for our Council Charities. For more information contact the Columbus Hall on 410-524-7994. Leave a message and someone will get back to you with instructions on how to enter and play or check the flyer on the right of this website for information and an entry form.  There is a limited time that the calendars will be available as well as a limited number of calendars available. You have to be in it to win it. And Must Be 18 or older to play. Still taking orders for the 2022 Calendars. See order Form on this page.

*        Exemplifications On Demand, On Line. Go from the first degree to the third degree in 35 minutes. Contact Council Membership Director Joe Kostelac for information.

*        The Knights of Columbus "Knightline" Publication is available on this website under the "K of C Websites" tab.

*        The latest Knights of Columbus Activity Report is available on this Website under the "Council Information" tab

*        Don't forget you can use your credit card to make purchases at Knights of Columbus Functions.

*        The Columbus Hall rental Rate for members is $65 per hour. Use it for parties or meetings or any other occasion. The Hall is in the best shape it's been in a while. Help the council support its various charitable endeavors.

*        The Knights of Columbus Insurance Representative is Thomas  Strassner (410-258-0308) a member of Council 9053


        Reminder:  The Council meetings on the first Wednesday of the month
now starts at
6:30 pm
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            Calendar of Events


May 2022
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1

May Day
World Laughter Day
2 

World Tuna Day
3
St. James TL / St. Philip
World Asthma Day
World Prerss Freedom
4 Council Meeting at the Columbus Hall, 6:30 pm.
 


Star Wars Day
5 Sons and Daughters of Italy Meeting 5:30 at the Columbus Hall
Rosary Hour at the Columbus Hall, 10:00 am.
Cinco De Mayo
Springfest Beer Truck 10a-10p
6 BINGO Doors open at 5:00 pm Games begin at 6:30 pm at Columbus Hall.
National Nurses Day
Military Spouse Appreciation Day

Springfest Beer Truck 10a-10p
7

Kentucky Derby
Free Comic Book Day

Springfest Beer Truck 10a-10p
8

Mother's Day

Springfest Beer Truck 10a-7p
9
10
Columbus Club Meeting 9:00 am at the Columbus Hall
11 Polish American Club Meeting 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Columbus Hall

Eat What You Want Day
12 4th Degree Meeting - Officers, 6:00 pm, Meeting at 6:30 pm at Columbus Hall.
Rosary Hour
at the Columbus Hall, 10:00 am.
KofC Convention Golf Tourney

13 BINGO Doors open at 5:00 pm Games begin at 6:30 pm at Columbus Hall 
 
KofC Hospitality Room Open 8:00 p
14
World Migration Bird Day

Armed Forces Day


KofC Hospitality Room Open 6:00 p
15 Convention Buffet Breakfast. 8:30 am to 11:30 am at Columbus Hall. $12 & $6.

Internationa Day of Families
Billboard Awards
16 Ocean City Lady Knights Auxiliary, Inc.  Meeting 12:00 noon: May Crowning 12:30 pm followed by Lunch at the Columbus Hall
International Day of Light
17 LAOH meeting 9:30 am. to 12:30 pm at the Columbus Club

World Telecommunications and Information Society Day
18 Synod Session for St. Lukes

KOC Ladies Community Awards 6:00pm at the Columbus Hall

International Museum Day
19 Rosary Hour at the Columbus Hall, 10:00 am.
4th Degree Meeting - Officers, 6:00 pm, Meeting at 6:30 pm at Columbus Hall.
20 BINGO Doors open at 5:00 pm Games begin at 6:30 pm at Columbus Hall
Bike to Work Day


Knight Times articles due
21

Armed Forces Day
22

International Biological Diversity Day
World Goth Day
23

World Turtle Day
Red Nose Day
24
National Brother Day
25 Community Supper / Volunteer Appreciation Open House at the Columbus Hall 5:00 - 7:00
National Wine Day
Towel Day

26 Rosary Hour at the Columbus Hall, 10:00 am.
Council Officer Meeting at the Columbus Hall, 11:30 am ZOOM

Ascension
27 BINGO Doors open at 5:00 pm Games begin at 6:30 pm at Columbus Hall  


28

National Burger Day
29
International Day of UN Peace Keepers

National Biscuit Day

30 Memorial Day

World MS Day

31 Ways and Means Meeting at 3:00 pm Zoom

World No Tobacco Day







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