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Welcome to the Knights of Columbus of Oceanside, Father Joseph O'Connell Council #3481Welcome to the Knights of Columbus of Oceanside, Father Joseph O'Connell Council #3481

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If you know of a member of our Order who is sick or in need call SK Bob Banta at 516-208-6468.

Grand Knight's Message
My Brothers,
  My brother knights: as I start my year as Grand Knight, I want to thank each of you who supported me. Please know that my door is open to you for any questions, problems, or help needed. We have several events planned for this year and hope that you will show your continued support by attending them. I have every confidence that with your help, this year will be very successful. Facebook page, Knights of Columbus Oceanside #3481. Text me with concerns, 516-903-2151.

Vivat jesus! God bless,

SK Eugene Peluso , Grand Knight.

Meeting Notice
The next scheduled first and third Thursday monthly meetings will be held July 19th & August 2nd. All Meetings and Degrees begin at 8PM. PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR COUNCIL TRAVELING CARD or PAY $46.00 for an updated CARD. Paid your dues?

To pay your dues, please contact Financial Secretary, Ted Kornobis at

Every WEDNESDAY NIGHT at 6PM. We always need more players! Looks like another great year, final figures soon! Thanks to the 15+ volunteers each week who made this possible. We are adding 15-20 seats. Help us fill them. Contact Tom Feely at 516-255-7075 or Click here for additional information.

Knights of Columbus Insurance
Insurance in our order is voluntary, but death is not voluntary. Call brother/agent bernie dicks 646-460-9955 for top rated life insurance/annuities/long term care.

Retired Knights
Business meetings on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays at 11AM in the Council. Must be 3rd Degree Knight. For more info call President Ralph Eovino at 516-764-7697. Social meetings Mon. - Fri. morning.

Knight Owl Lounge
Join us for all your favorite sports teams on many BIG SCREEN HD TV's and checkout our INTERNET JUKEBOX!

St. Anthony's
Pastor Father Donovan expresses sincere thanks for feast! Father's club raffle for 55" OLED TV. Call Matt Prendergast for tix, 516-642-5897 Final drawing on July 27th, at free movie night, "Coco." Check bulletin or

2018 New York State Council KofC Charitable & Benevolent Program
Raffle books are now available. $50,000 cash prizes! Grand prize $25,000/ second prize $10,000/ third prize $5,000/ 10 prizes@ $1,000.

Council Picnic
Saturday, July 21st, 11AM - 3PM, bring the whole family for a day of fun and food at the Lido Beach Mushrooms. $12 pp, kids under 8 free! Barbeque, beer, soda, contact SK John Bozzomo at 516-250-3848,

Blood Drive
Monday, August 6th, 3:15 - 9:15PM at the Oceanside Council Hall. Steak or chicken dinner to all who donate, courtesy of the knights. To schedule an appointment please call Dennis at 516-594-1516. Questions about medical eligibility call 1-800-688-0900.

Fundraiser for Al Larsen
Sunday, August 26th 1-5PM. $30 donation. Food by Chef Steve Pasetti. This event will raise much needed funds to offset medical related costs for the man who always helps others.

300 Club
300 choral society winners drawn 6/22/18:
  1. Noreen Laiso, Lorraine Keegan, Fran Entwistle, Arn/Karen Runestad, Betty/Bob Holtz
  2. John Gales, Kevin Grassing, Jen McGoldrick, Brian Howard, Hank Kiesche
  3. Carol Testa, Vin Brooks, Fred Morse, Rich Guerin, Frank/Lee Hegarty
  4. Jim McCormack, Mary Neptune, Tim O'Toole, Jim Roche, Len Pistritto
  5. Vin Brooks, Pat Kornobis, Dennis Brown, Howie Langille, John Mascioli

Please keep in your thoughts and prayers for our Brothers and Sisters:

Sir Knights:
  • Ken Wallace
  • John Hadley
  • Al Larsen
  • PGK Steve Bohn
  • PGK Dan Ramos
  • Anthony Massaro
  • Charlie Yeager
  • Frank Pasqualino
  • Arthur Rauth
  • Edward Morris
  • John Gearon Jr.
  • Anabil Nieves
  • John J. Gallo
  • Robert Avanzato
  • PGK Don Metzler's Wife
Brother Knights:
  • Bill Corbett
  • William Costigan
  • James Quinn
  • Owen McHenry
  • Vinnie Pellegrino
  • Robert Gallo
  • Ernest DiPasqua
  • Paul Fish
  • Jerry O'Neill
  • Pete Dickson
  • Bill Doyle's wife
  • John Jackson's son
  • Bill Wallace's wife
  • Colin O'Connor's wife
  • Michael McQuane's wife
SK John Forgione and brother William D. Bennett.

Respectfully Submitted,

SK Frank Modica,
Worthy Recorder, 631-513-8277.

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