Fourth Degree Knights from throughout the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston participated in the Houston St. Patrick's Day Parade March 12.
Father Emil Kapaun Assembly and Joseph M. Walla Circle 2738, both in Katy, marched in the Katy Rodeo Day Parade Feb. 26.
Eucharistic Adoration Assembly in Houston presented Knights of Columbus chalices to three transitional deacons from the Czech Republic. The three deacons will be ordained to the priesthood in mid-2011.
St. Martin Council 2623 in Kingsville donated $1,800 to the Kingsville Independent School District Special Olympics to use at future events and to purchase a banner. The council also obtained 50 track uniforms and travel bags for Special Olympics athletes, and duffel bags and t-shirts for all Special Olympics coaches.
Our Lady of the Gulf Council 3253 and Our Lady of the Gulf Circle 5333, both in Port Lavaca, teamed up for their quarterly highway clean-up event. Knights and Squires removed trash and debris from the road in front of the council's meeting hall.
Father Nemec Council 3793 in Wallis donated $10,000 toward the construction of a 40-foot memorial cross at the entrance to the newly expanded Guardian Angel Church Cemetery. The council also hosted its annual wild game supper in honor of local clergy and law enforcement personnel. The event raised $4,000 to provide scholarships to area high school graduates.
As part of a "Food for Families" event, St. Isidore Council 10186 in Buckholts donated about 200 pounds of canned goods to the St. Vincent de Paul thrift store.
Mary, Queen of Heaven Council 12253 in Malakoff hosted a Lenten fish fry March 11 to raise funds for charity. More than 250 people attended the event, which netted $2,100.
St. John the Evangelist Council 13255 in Marble Falls served catfish to parishioners and members of the community during its six fish fries during Lent. Proceeds from the events were added to the council's charitable fund.