Bishop Keating Council #12434/Fathers' Cilinski Assembly # 3568


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The Knights of Columbus help Catholic men remain steadfast in their faith through mutual encouragement and service. The Knights aspire to the ideals of spirituality and service to their church, family, country, and neighbor. Practicing Catholic men over 18 years of age are eligible to join.

The Bishop Keating Council 12434 meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the St. Joseph Parish Center; the 4th degree, The Fathers Cilinski Assembly 3568 meets the 3rd Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Parish Center. For information, call the Parish Office - 540-582-5575 or contact the Grand Knight Mark Mark Zaepfel <>

Mailing Address: PO Box 2508 Spotsylvania, Virginia 22553


St Matthew Catholic Church 8200 Robert E Lee Drive Spotsylvania, Virginia 22551 (Inside the Parish Hall)

Meeting Dates and Times:

Council 12434 : 2nd and 4th Thurs. of each month 7:30 pm

Assembly 3568: 3rd Monday of each month 7:30 pm


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Donations are not tax deductible. Council 12434 is not an IRS 501c3 charitable organization. We are tax exempt under IRS code 501c8.

Knights of Columbus Bishop Keating Council Young Man and Young Woman of Year Award Ceremony

On Sunday April 15, 2018, during their bi-monthly “Gourmet Breakfast”, the Knights of Columbus Bishop Keating Council #12434 held an Award Ceremony to recognize the Young Man and Young Woman of the Year for 2018. This year’s recipients were Meghan Gates and David Ivory who were presented a certificate and a monetary award for their achievements by Rev. Paul M. Eversole, Pastor of St. Matthew Church and Grand Knight Mark Zaepfel. Besides their excellent scholastic and athletic achievements, the Bishop Keating Council noted Meghan and David’s contributions as participants in the St. Matthew Church Youth Group that included an Evangelization trip to Costa Rica, work with the Arlington Diocese Work Camps, and their assistance to others in need throughout the community. The Council also noted the support, encouragement and participation of their family in many of these activities.

Pictured Left to Right: Grand Knight Mark Zaepfel, Meghan Gates, David Ivory and Rev. Paul M. Eversole


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