Knights of Columbus, Bishop Lyons Council #9808. In Service to One. In Service to All.


Bishop Lyons Council 9808 promotes many activities throughout the Fraternal Year.  Every quarter we have at least one activity in the following categories:  Community, Council, Church, Family, Youth, and Culture of Life.

Take a look at our upcoming activities:

Future Plans

August 10-16: Family Week Celebration
August 14:  Venerable Servant of God Michael McGivney's Memorial.   This is the day the Catholic Church celebrates the memory of the Founder of the Knights of Columbus.
August 15:  Installation of Council Officers
August 18:  Social Meeting has been canceled (Summer Schedule)
August 29:  4th Degree Installation, Worthy Advocate Frank Klem will be installed as Assembly's Faithful Navigator
August 30:  Fifth Sunday Rosary Program  A member of the Council will lead the rosary 15 minutes before each Sunday Mass.

September 1:  Council Business Meeting
September 5:  Tootsie Roll Drive at Safeway, BC & Cloverly: 9AM-3PM
September 7: Labor Day
September 12:  Flea Market, 7AM-1PM
September 12:  Tootsie Roll Drive at Safeway, BC & Cloverly: 9AM-3PM
September 12:  Tentative Kick-off of Columbus Day Raffle Tickets sales after September Masses.
September 15; Council Social Meeting
September 19:  Knights' Breakfast at Seibels 
September 19:  Tootsie Roll Drive at Safeway, BC & Cloverly: 9AM-3PM
September 20:  Fr, Jeff Defayette is installed as Pastor of Resurrection Catholic Church.  Council will have a role.
September 21-27:  Papal Visit Week in Washington & Philadelphia
September 26:  Burtonsville Day Parade and Selling Food at Booth. 
September 26:  Tootsie Roll Drive at Safeway, BC & Cloverly: 9AM-3PM

October 3-4: Ministry Fair
October 3-4: Last chance for Raffle
TBA: Living Rosary (Feast of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary is October 7)
October 6: Council Business Meeting
October 10: Knights Breakfast at Seibels, followed by Mary Garden
October 10: Tootsie Roll -- Giant in Burtonsville
October 10-11: Knights Order-wide Membership Drive
October 12: Columbus Day celebrated
October 17: Corporate Communion/Knights' Mass
October 20: Mass for the Knights & Family
October 22: Statewide Domestic Church Symposium
October 23: Super Hero Movie Night (Tentative)
October 24: Tootsie Roll -- Giant in Burtonsville

November 3: Council Business Meeting
November 14: Knights Breakfast at Seibels
November 17: Knights Social Meeting
November 29:  5th Sunday Rosary

December 1: Council Business Meeting
December 4-5: WinterFest
December 8: Knights Out -- It's a Wonderful Life at Toby's
December 15: Christmas Party

Dates for the Newsletter

2 4th Degree—Archdiocese of Washington District, Clinton, 10AM
3 Divine Mercy Sunday
5 Council Business Meeting – 8PM
9 Knights’ Breakfast at Seibel’s – 8AM
18 Tax Day
19 Council Meeting: Nominations for Officers Begin – 8PM
19 1st Degree at Patuxent Council, Laurel, 7:30PM
22 Earth Day
25 1st Degree at Prince George Council, College Park, 8PM
27 2nd Degree at Peter Paul Maher Council, Olney, 7:30PM
29 3rd Degree at Patuxent Council, Palotti HS, 7:30PM
1 Feast of St. Joseph the Worker
3 Council Business Meeting – 8PM
6 3rd Degree at McKenna Council, Germantown, 7:30PM
7 Resurrection’s Got Talent! (tentatively scheduled)
8 Mother’s Day
8 Solemnity of the Ascension of Our Lord
13 Feast of Our Lady of Fatima
13-15 Maryland State Council Convention in Ocean City, MD
14 Knights’ Breakfast at Seibel’s – 8AM
14 Spruce Up of Mary Garden (tentatively scheduled)
15 Pentecost Sunday
17 Council Meeting: Election of Council Officers – 8PM
17 1st & 2nd Degrees at Patuxent Council, Laurel, 7:30PM
24 Feast of Our Lady Help of Christians
29 Fifth Sunday Rosary
30 Memorial Day
3 Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
4 Flea Market – 7AM—1PM (tentatively scheduled)
7 Council Business Meeting – 8PM
11 Knights’ Breakfast at Seibel’s – 8AM
14 Flag Day
19 Father’s Day
21 Council Social Meeting -- End of Year Pot Luck
27 Feast of Our Mother of Perpetual Help
30 Fraternal Year Ends

Summary of Last Year's Activities

To get a quick glance of all of our activities during the past Council Year, see our Council's contribution to the Maryland State Council's Book of Reports.

Council's Resolution to the Maryland State Council

Bishop Lyons' Council Resolution which was passed by the Maryland State Council at the Ocean City Convention in May, and which commemorated Monsignor John Pennington, who passed away last October is shown below: