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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

News and Events

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
Hello Brothers,
  See below for some great Christmas events like kids Christmas party, adult Christmas party, ugly sweater contest! we will hand out coats to the needy again on thanksgiving at high school. Have a blessed thanksgiving. Even as we pray for what seems a tragedy each week, we are truly blessed. Make sure to join our facebook page, knights of columbus oceanside #3481. Text me with concerns, 516-903-2151.

God bless you all

Michael Marsden, Grand Knight.

Meeting Notice
The next scheduled first and third Thursday monthly meetings will be held November 16th and December 7th. All Meetings and Degrees begin at 8PM. PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR COUNCIL TRAVELING CARD or PAY $46.00 for an updated CARD.

The ny state charitable & benevolent program. Thanks to everyone returning books, we have less than 2 months to sell 300 more books to make our budget. Return books asap! Want to serve on the c&b committee? Call SK Matt Prendergast, 516-642-5897. C & B BOWLING TOURNAMENT! CALL STEVE BERMUDEZ TO GET IN, 516-581-6144.

Every WEDNESDAY NIGHT at 6PM. We got lucky on 11/1, with $1,000 payout on 59 balls, there was no bingo until #60. Odds were against us 11/8 but if we had 90 players we were OK. Always NEED PLAYERS! Click here for additional information.

Knights of Columbus Insurance
Need to compare the benefits of term of whole life? Top rated life insurance is right here, Call brother Pete Milne at 516-457-7345. Don't wait!

Night to join Thursday, October 19th at 8PM! Call Tony Donato for interviewing a referral, 516-599-5890, help the council bring in a member!

Retired Knights
Business meetings on the 2nd and 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!

O'Connell Gardens
Our council is also a beautiful catering hall! See the O'Connell Gardens website and Facebook page. Please contact our Banquet Office now to secure your date and room for a great party at 516-678-1492.

St. Anthony's
"Cupcake Wars" on Saturday, November 18th at 7PM, family fun night, cupcake decorating contest! $6 person, under 5 yrs free! In cafeteria, must get tix online. Support the roof debt and the food pantry. Check bulletin or

Kids Christmas Party
Sunday, December 10th from 11AM-3PM. Come meet Santa & Mrs. Claus, present for every child, petting zoo, snacks!

Adult Christmas Party
Saturday, December 16th from 7PM-12 midnight, grab bag w/Santa & Mrs. Claus, open bar, specialty dinner, DJ Benny, only $50 per person. Call PGk Dan Ramos ASAP at 516-644-3009.

Ugly Sweater Contest
Sunday, December 17th at 1PM in lounge. 50/50, 1st/2nd place prizes.

New Year's Eve Extravaganza
Sunday, December 31st from 8PM-1AM. $75 per person. Shrimp & crab cocktail, cheese platter, Pasta station, choose chateubriand, salmon, chicken, open bar, ice cream bar, champagne toast midnight. Entertainment by John Ciotta/Signature Sounds. Call Steve Bermudez at 516-581-6144.

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

Sir Knights:
  • PGK Don Metzler's (Wife Debbie)
  • PGK Joe Duemig's Wife
  • PGK Hank J. Kiesche
  • PGK Steve Bohn
  • Anthony Massaro
  • Charlie Yeager
  • Frank Pasqualino
  • Arthur Rauth
  • Edward Morris
  • John Gearon Jr.
  • Anabil Neives
  • John J. Gallo
  • Darab Lawyer's (Mother)
Brother Knights:
  • James Quinn
  • Anthony Epifano
  • Frank Freaney
  • Owen McHenry
  • Vinnie Pellegrino
  • Robert Gallo
  • Ernest DiPasqua
  • Paul Fish
  • Bill Doyle's wife
  • John Jackson's son
  • Bill Wallace's wife
  • Colin O'Connor's wife
  • Michael MScQuane's wife
Thomas J. Mannion.

Respectfully Submitted,

SK Charlie Lyon,
Worthy Recorder, 516-287-4739.

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