K of C Student Scholarships

On Tuesday, May 9, 2022, the Bethalto Knights of Columbus presented six $500 scholarships to the following 8th grade graduates who will be continuing their education at Marquette Catholic High School:

Cali Bequette

Kaydie Everett

Josie Kuykendall

Alison Maher

Mason Meyer

Gavin Tinsley

In addition to these OLQP students, the KC council has approved providing $100 to each of the OLQP students at Marquette Catholic High School who will be advancing to sophomore through senior year. We wish all of these students best wishes as they continue to grow in knowledge and their faith.

2022 Chili/Dessert Cook=off

On Monday April 25, 2022, we had a chili cook off and dessert contest for the first time since 2019. There were seven contestants in the chili cook off and four in the Dessert Contest. We had about 45 people in attendance and 32 judging slips were turned in. Everyone present had a great time and great food.

The winners for the chili cook off were:

1st place - Jim Albarado

2nd place - Rue Newton and Stephanie Spencer (Tony Newton's fiancee)

3rd place - Ryan Frazier

The winners for the dessert contest were:

1st place - Libby Newton

2nd place - Louise Wegener (represented by her dad, Matt Wegener)

3rd place - Abe Wegener

Bethalto KC Chicken Dinners

Third Sunday Every Month

11:30 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Dine In, All-You-Care-to-Eat: $12 Adults, $6 Children (ages 5-10)

Drive Thru or Carry Out: $12 for half chicken or five (5) chicken strips, and choice of three (3) sides

Side Options: Mac & Cheese, Green Beans, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy

No custom orders available for drive thru

Public Welcome


Proceeds go to Bethalto K of C Charities and OLQP Parish

Some Recent K of C Activities See more on the Events page.

The Bethalto Council recently received the prestigious Columbian Award for its accomplishments in providing meaningful programs in the following areas: activities for church, community, council, family, youth, and culture of life. Due to the ongoing commitment of the council to serve others, it has been given this award on many occasions in the past. Click here for more details.

The Bethalto Knights of Columbus Council holds its meetings on the second and fourth Monday of every month at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church. We say the rosary beginning at 6:45 PM and the meeting starts immediately afterwards. There we discuss our business and enjoy the company of our brother Knights. If you are interested in serving your fellow man and joining the Knights of Columbus, we invite you to speak with one of our Knights or send us a message using the form on the Contact Us page and we will be glad to answer your questions about the K of C.

We invite you to browse our site and see the many activities the K of C are involved in - one of which just might be something you would enjoy helping with or learning more about.

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