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Welcome to the Official Paul J. Trageser Council 10910 Knights of Columbus located in Chapel Hill, NC. We support the St. Thomas More Catholic Church and School.

Council News

Installation of Officers

July 21st, 2021 – Paul J. Trageser Council 10910 welcomed its new officers for the fraternal year. The ceremony was held in the main sanctuary of Saint Thomas More. In his opening statement, Retired Grand Knight Bill Jackson extended his “warmest congratulations, assurance of continued cooperation, and prayerful wishes for a most successful administration” to the incoming Officers. Fr. Scott opened up the ceremony in a prayer to imbue the Officers with wisdom to exercise their authority with justice and charity, humility to acknowledge the possibility of error, and dedication to the practice of Christian principles, just as Blessed Fr.…

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Play Ground Work Day July 24, 2021

July 24th, 2021 – The playground at Saint Thomas More Elementary School saw a major renovation. The Knights of Councils 10910, 3390, and 17125, as well as some wives and friends, worked hard to render the area as safe and clean as possible for the returning students. Some Knights shoveled the sand out of the old sandbox and spread it throughout the playground, while the wooden frame was demolished. Others removed some old metal play structures and the old astroturf around the rock-climbing wall. Still others installed poles for shade canopies and the rest built a pit for Gaga ball,…

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Clergy Appreciation 2020 – 2021

March 31, 2021 By: James Davisson and Bill Jackson Due to Covid 19 restrictions this past year, Council 10910 was unable to honor and provide a Clergy Appreciation Dinner for our St. Thomas More and Newman Center Priests, Deacons, and other Parish staff. This year Council 10910 provided our Clergy and associate staff with Certificates of Appreciate and monetary gifts. Hopefully as we move out of this pandemic, we can resume our customary Clergy Appreciation Dinner during the next Fraternal Year. This year PGK Jim Boyd and I presented certificates and gifts to Fr. Scott, Friar Tim, Deacon Bob, Deacon…

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Jersey Mike’s Fundraiser Update

By James Davisson Thank you for a success at Jersey Mike’s! Brandon was happy with the increased business. The Paul J. Trageser Council 10910 was able to get $200.31 in total from the event. We look forward to possibly working with Brandon again in the future and possibly other stores within the Chapel Hill, NC area as a way to support other fundraising opportunities.

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Captain John’s Fish Fry Update

By James Davisson Captain John’s first week of lent was a success! John would like to thank all that came and supported both his restaurant and the Paul J. Trageser Council 10910. He was able to bring in the first week $700.00 in profit and the council will receive $70.00 for our shared success. John said this was the busiest week he has had in months and he wanted to say thank you for the support. Please remember that the next week will start next Tuesday March 9, 2021 and go till Sunday March 14, 2021. Check the fundraiser page…

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Good Friday Liturgy April 2, 2021

Despite Good Friday’s Central nature in the heart of Christianity, attendance at services remains low. Putting their faith into action, the Knights of Columbus in Chapel Hill, NC will encourage participation through a promotional campaign that educates their parishes on the vital importance of Good Friday. The liturgy of the Lord’s passion and death reminds families of the suffering Jesus endured through his passion and resurrection, thereby opening the gates of heaven for each of us. Setting an example for their community, the Knights of Columbus will be attending Mass at St. Thomas More in Chapel Hill, NC from 3pm…

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