of Columbus Council 766 have a regular program of activities that will
interest most Catholic men. Your participation as a Knight in these activities
will benefit you and strengthen your Church, the Community, and Council
766. As Knights, our goal is to emphasize the principals of the Order,
Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism. We invite you to help in accomplishing
these goals. Some of the activities of the local Knights are listed below.
Business meetings are held once a month, the 1st Thursday, at 7:00 p.m.,
in the Hall located at 124 South 7th Avenue in Walla Walla. Dinner
and social time starts at 6:00 p.m.
are held once a month on the first Thursday of each month, also at the
Hall. The council meeting is the regular business meeting of the Council
with reports of activities, prayer, refreshments and fellowship with Brother
Knights following the meeting. A color TV and a comfortable lounge are
available for your enjoyment.
Social activities are held during the year for member and family enjoyment.
The activities include the following:
- Clergy & Religious
Appreciation Dinner - March
- Annual Steak Feed
- Past Grand Knights
Event - April
- Annual Family
Picnic - August
- Tom and Jerry
Party for the Adults - December
- Socializing after
- Fish Fry - February
- Annual Hospice
Cookie Drive - October - Chair
Knights are active in parish activities. Members of this Council
participate in the following Community Activities:
- Food Bank
- Members of various
PTA and PTO Organizations.
- Boy Scouts of
- Cub Scouts of
- Girl Scouts of
- Blood Bank
- Help Line
- Catholic Family
and Child Services
- St. Vincent de
- Religious education
Each month the council puts out a newsletter for its members. Click on
one of the following links to view the current newsletter online:
Council 766 has participated in the Basketball Hoop Shoot Competition
by sponsoring a local hoop shoot open to the children of the Knights and
the Parish. Winners of this competition go on to compete at the District
and state levels.
The local Council participates, with the other Councils in the State,
in the Annual Catholic Charities Raffle Ticket Sale. Proceeds from this
sale are used at the State level for various charities. A portion of the
proceeds is returned to the local Council for distribution to Local Charitable
PENNIES FOR HEAVEN
Knights throughout the State regularly donate pocket change to a "Pennies
for Heaven" fund. In addition, special activities generate additional
funds for the program. The money from this fund is given to the education
of new Priests.
KNIGHT OF THE
Each month an award is made to a Knight for outstanding service to
the Council and the Community.
FAMILY OF THE
Each month an award is made to a Family for outstanding services
to the Council and Community.
RIGHT TO LIFE
The council is dedicated to the premise of the sanctity and right to life
of all mankind from conception to natural death. Members participate in
SICKNESS AND DEATH
Members of this Council who are in the hospital or seriously ill are sent
"get well" cards. A visitation is usually made to Brother Knights who
are in local hospitals. Knight's families are sent "Sympathy" and Mass
cards in the event of a death in the family.
MEMORIAL FOR DEPARTED
An annual memorial Mass is offered for the repose of the souls of
our departed Brother Knights. Attendance of our Brother Knights and families