Glad you visited us! We are the Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree Assembly #2381, a Catholic Fraternal organization in Elgin, Illinois.

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Vision & Goals

Standing Firm in Support of the Order

Knights of the Patriotic Degree are dedicated to the personal development and continued honor of brother Knights. We are always there to offer leadership, guidance, and encouragement.

Proudly Serving the Country

Knights of the Patriotic Degree glorify God by serving our communities and nations as though Christ were the one being served.

Unwavering Support of the Faith

Knights of the Patriotic Degree hold unwaveringly to what is right and honorable, working to keep God in the civic arena, serving the life of the Church, and defending laws that recognize the sanctity of life and true religious liberty.

Honoring the Legacy of Knighthood

The Color Corps is an elective division of the Patriotic Degree that presents a visible reminder of our service to the community.

Upcoming Honor Guard Events

Assembly Information

Bishop Arthur J. O'Neill Assembly #2381 began with Elgin who chartered in 1902, Carpentersville chartered in 1962, Dundee chartered in 1984, Algonquin chartered in 1992, Huntley chartered in 1997 and Hampshire chartered in 2002. The 4th Degree of the Knights of Columbus is the Patriotic Degree, we honor the local Bishop in attendance at masses and other events and add dignity and respect to various ceremonies and events with our color corps, honor guard and color guard.

Assembly Meetings

We meet the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 P.M. Officer SUT is 7:00 P.M. Meetings rotate at parishes of each council represented.

News and Announcements

St. Margaret Mary Council Adopt-A-Salor Project

The St. Margaret Mary Council is hosting the Adopt-a-Salor Project this year on Thanksgiving Day. Details are:

The council will be proividing transportation and will pick-up 30-40 Sailors/Recruits from Great Lake Navy base, they’re officially not sailors yet because they’re still going through basic training.  Typically they arrive with a Fire Department escort around 10 AM.

We typically provide them with some sort of appetizers, then with a full Thanksagiving Day dinner around 1 PM.

We provide them with our own personal Phones, computers and I-pads so they can reach out to home. This is the first and only opportunity they have to call home, since they joined. 

What we need to make this happen:

  • Thanksgiving Day dinner food donations (i.e. turkeys, ham, side dishes, desserts).
    • Can always accept donations in advance of T-Day.
    • Call Ken Prigge to arrange a donation drop off (630.730.2754)
  • Thanksgiving Day volunteer help;
    • Set-up starting at 8:00
    • Socialize with Recruits
    • Allow Recruits to use personal cell phones, I-Pads, PC’s.
    • Kitchen support, heating up food, carving meats, setting up for 1 PM dinner
    • Clean-up
    • Sailors depart around 3:30-4

Please feel free to join us at any point during the day, for any amount of time.  It is an experience that will warm your heart and prepare your soul for the Advent and Christmas season.

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