KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS GOOD SHEPHERD PARISH I COUNCIL 10685 I CAMP HILL, PA 17011

FAITH…FAMILY…FRATERNITY

GOOD SHEPHERD

Council 10685

The Knights of Columbus Good Shepherd Council 10685 is dedicated to the service of our Holy Father Pope Francis, our Bishop, Bishop Timothy C. Senior, our Pastor, Rev. Neil S. Sullivan, and to the people of Good Shepherd Parish. We as a council supply manpower for parish activities and hold fundraising events to benefit our parish community.

THE LATEST

Knights Host Successful Fundraiser for Pro-life Center

Knights Host Successful Fundraiser for Pro-life Center

We hosted a successful "Beef, Beer and Bingo" event February 3 to raise funds for Morning Start Pregnancy Services Center in Harrisburg. Knights planned, prepared for, and executed the event, which featured homemade dishes, several active bingo rounds, and raffles....

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St. Joseph Icon

St. Joseph Icon

Good Shepherd Council 10685 received and displayed the St. Joseph Icon at all weekend masses on February 3rd and February 4th. This icon serves to spread devotion to St. Joseph and encourages families to stand up and carry out the Knights of Columbus’s mission of...

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Knights Take the Polar Plunge

Knights Take the Polar Plunge

Good Shepherd Knights of Columbus Council 10685 raised $585.00 for the Capital Area Polar Plunge at Gifford Pinchot State Park on January 20, 2024. The Capital Area Polar Plunge is an event designed to benefit over 3,400 Special Olympics athletes in the Central PA...

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Knights Host Exemplification Ceremony

Knights Host Exemplification Ceremony

We hosted an exemplification ceremony for three new Knights joining our council on January 21. Among those officiating at the ceremony were State Advocate Jerry Wood and District Deputy Mike Kowalski. One of those sworn-in as a 3rd-degree Knight was our first-ever...

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KofC Free Throw Championship

KofC Free Throw Championship

Our council hosted the basketball free throw championship at our former Middle School Gym on January 13. The sole competitor, an 11 year old male, scored 7 out of 15 free throws and intends to compete at the District level next.

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Knights Support Kids’ Christmas Fest

Knights Support Kids’ Christmas Fest

Our council supported with a financial contribution the Good Shepherd Moms' Group for their kids' Christmas festivities this year (2023). With those funds, the Moms' Group put on a Christmas Craft and Play event for kids that also featured hands-on participation by...

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Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest

Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest

Knights of Columbus Council 10685 (Good Shepherd Catholic Church) sponsored a Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest which concluded on December 11th. The presentation on January 9th included winners - Lila Powers (age 11 to 14 category) and Reeve Powers (age 8 to 10...

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Knights Host Red Cross Blood Drive

Knights Host Red Cross Blood Drive

Our council hosted and supported a Red Cross blood drive at Good Shepherd on December 28. With 58 donors signed up, the Red Cross team managed to collect 39 blood units, including 15 life-saving "power red" products. Our next drive is tentatively scheduled for July...

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Outreach to the Homeless

Outreach to the Homeless

Knights from our council, and Good Shepherd members, are assisting St Patrick Cathedral Parish's outreach to the poor. Working with other volunteers, including students from Trinity High School, the team prepared breakfast for 127 homeless souls from the Harrisburg...

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Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest Winners

Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest Winners

Grand Knight Rich Thibeault presented certificates and gift cards to the winners and runners up of the KofC 2023 Catholic Citizenship Essay Contest, at Trinity High School on December 8. Sixteen students, from grades 9-11, took part in the event, addressing the topic...

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JOIN US…BECOME A KNIGHT!

Joining the Knights of Columbus can change your life. As a Knight, you have the opportunity to strengthen your parish, give back to your community, grow in your faith and gain exclusive access to our portfolio of top-quality insurance products to financially protect your family.

4 PRINCIPLES…4 REASONS

All the good works we do are informed by our four core principles:

CHARITY

Our Catholic faith teaches us to “Love thy neighbor as thyself.”Knights recognize that our mission, and our faith in God, compels us to action. There is no better way to experience love and compassion than by helping those in need, a call we answer every day.

UNITY

None of us is as good as all of us. Members of the Knights of Columbus all know that – together – we can accomplish far more than any of us could individually. So we stick together…we support one another.

FRATERNITY

Venerable Michael J. McGivney founded the Knights of Columbus, in large part, to provide assistance to the widows and children left behind when the family breadwinner died – often prematurely. The Order’s top-rated insurance program continues to do this today, as do the good works of individual Knights.

PATRIOTISM

We are proud of our devotion to God and country, and believe in standing up for both. Whether it’s in public or private, the Knights remind the world that Catholics support our nations and are amongst the greatest citizens.

CONTACT US

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OUR COUNCIL

Knights of Columbus Good Shepherd Council 10685 was chartered on August 12, 1991, with 36 charter members. Brother George Morrison Jr. spearheaded the effort to form a parish council at Good Shepherd. Monsignor Vincent Smith was the pastor of Good Shepherd Church at the time and supported George in all his efforts. The Council was formed to serve the pastor and people of Good Shepherd Parish and to provide the men of the parish a Catholic fraternal organization where they could share their faith and work with other Catholic gentlemen in service to the parish.
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2022 Charter Laws and Constitution of the Knights of Columbus

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1991 By-Laws Good Shepherd Council 10685

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COUNCIL LEADERSHIP

GRAND KNIGHT

Jerome P. Wood, FSA
woodjerome@outlook.com
717-385-6087

DEPUTY GRAND KNIGHT

Mike Kowalski

CHANCELLOR

Lee Harrington

RECORDER

Eric Diaz

FINANCIAL SECRETARY

Martin J. Carr, PGK

TREASURER

Tom Herweg

ADVOCATE

Dakota Roman

WARDEN

Steve Hubler

OUTSIDE GUARD

Vacant

INSIDE GUARD

Bruce Kocsis

CHAPLAIN

Reverend Dominic Azagbor, OP

TRUSTEE - 3 YEARS

Rich Thibeault

TRUSTEE - 2 YEARS

Jack Mitchell

TRUSTEE - 1 YEAR

Augie Pfiefer

LECTURER

Vacant

Contacts

Jerome P. Wood, FSA
E: woodjerome@outlook.com
P: 717-385-6087

Martin J. Carr, PGK
E: kalkmaster@aol.com
P: 717-732-2041

ENGAGED IN SERVICE

“Nothing is more important right now to fulfilling our mission of strengthening Catholic families, providing for their financial needs and helping the vulnerable. Equally important is serving the church in this difficult time.”

-Supreme Knight Patrick E. Kelly

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