SAN ANGELO, TX – The Knights of Columbus Council 12008 at Holy Angelos Catholic Church was awarded the distinction of Star Council, the international organization’s top honor for local councils.
The Star Council Award recognizes overall excellence in the areas of growing membership, promoting Knights of Columbus insurance benefits, sponsoring Catholic faith formation programs and volunteering time through service-oriented activities.
Council 12008’s charitable work in the past year included thousands of dollars in monetary donations andother support to organizations, including:
- The Angelo Catholic School,
- Catholic Outreach Charities,
- Ukraine Support Drive,
- The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council of the Concho Valley, and
- numerous other causes that support those in need.
Council 12008 is known citywide for its bi-annual barbecue at Holy Angels, the next of which will open for sales in September.
"Our Council strives to lead the way as Catholic menpledged to support each our and our community with dedication to the principles of charity, unity, and fraternity," said Grand Knight Eric Quisenberry. "This award reflects countless hours of work by so many of our Brother Knights and serves as achallenge for us to meet in years to come.""
Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to men 18 years of age or older who are practical (that is,practicing) Catholics in union with the Holy See. For information on joining the Knights of Columbus contact Council 12008 Grand Knight Eric Quisenberry at 325-315-5441 or [email protected].