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Fr. Marcel Salinas Council #11536

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Our Council

The Fr. Marcel Salinas Council #11536 is chartered to St. Timothy Catholic Community, Mesa, AZ. The Grand Knight for 2019-2020 is David Chapman and our Chaplain is Fr. John Greb, pastor of St. Timothy Catholic Community.

When we meet

The Officers' Meeting starts at 6:00 pm and the Business Meeting starts at 7:00 pm on the second Wednesday of the month in the Spirituality center of St. Timothy's Catholic Community, 1730 W Guadalupe Rd., Mesa, AZ.  

What we do

Council #11536 services St. Timothy Catholic Church and its ministries, and the local community.  

We volunteer time/assistance to the following (partial list):

  • St. Timothy Catholic Church
  • St. Timothy Catholic School
  • Paz de Cristo (serving the homeless, assisting with food drives)
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Pray for the end of abortion
  • St. Joseph Youth Camp maintenance
  • Council and District Basketball Free Throw Contest
  • Meal preparation for church ministry events

We volunteer financial assistance to the following (partial list):

  • Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (PID)
  • Aid for Women
  • St. Joseph Youth Camp - Direct support and camperships
  • Seminarian support
  • Boy Scout Eagle Projects
  • Donation requests

We raise money for our assistance through the following (partial list):

  • Tootsie Roll donation collection
  • Knights State Raffle
  • Baby bottle drive
  • Pancake Breakfast and other meals

Record your volunteer hours

Record your volunteer hours so we can accurately accrue and report them to Supreme. Volunteering is one component to earn our annual awards. Volunteer hours are now tracked on-line using a Google Form. All information is confidential, and all hours are rolled up by category without names. We do need your name to verify that a member of our council is submitting hours. Volunteering may include Faith (ushering, hospitality, EM, Religious Education, other church ministries), Community (Scouts, serving dinner at Paz, other civic organizations), Life (40 Days for Life, Baby Bottles,...) Family, and Fraternal (Pancake breakfast, dinners, other requests from church). Hours can be entered weekly, monthly, quarterly, or annually. Hours are rolled up and reported as part of the annual report due in June of each year.

Knights helping Paz

Council #11536 has set up a PayPal page were donations can be made to support Paz de Christo, and food bank and place where 150+ homeless are fed dinner seven days a week.  Click here to donate.  Any amount is appreciated.

Congratulations to SK Dan Desjardins for the 2018 Star Council Award


2017-18 Deputy Grand Knight Gerry Small, Grand Knight Dan Desjardins, State Warden Kevin McCarthy, and District Deputy Dcn. Bruce Bennett


Congratulations to our 2018-19 Council Officers installed 7/25/18

2018 3rdDegreeInstallation

From left to right: Insurance agent David Lowe, Grand Knight David Chapman, Deputy Grand Knight Gerry Small, Chancellor Mike Coomer, Warden Tim Lyons, District Deputy Dcn. Bruce Bennett, Financial Secretary John Nekoranec, Advocate Mike Harrington, Recorder Paul Benner, Outside Guard Ryan De La Torres, State Secretary Mario Vassallo, Rev. Dan Vanyo, pastor St. Timothy Catholic Church.

Congratulations to our newest second and third degree members!!

2018July2 3degree

From left to right: David Chapman GK, Jesus Anaya, Robert Szyka, Paul Raymond Estavillo, William Cutler and Bryan Jehling, who completed their degrees on July 22, 2018.

Council Officers

David Chapman
Grand Knight
Fr. John Greb
Mike Coomer
Deputy Grand Knight
Gerry Small
Brendon Olsen
John Nekoranec
Financial Secretary
David Horning
Mike Harrington
Tim Lyons
Joe Healey
Inside Guard
Ryan De La Torre
Outside Guard
Dan Desjardins, PGK
3 year Trustee
Tony Silock
2 year Trustee
Ed Malone
1 year Trustee

Council Events

Calendar Council Blood Drive Sign-up 11.28.2020 5:30 pm - 11.29.2020 6:30 pm

Council needs help with sign-ups after all Masses.

Calendar Council Blood Drive 12.06.2020 7:30 am - 1:00 pm

Council Blood Drive.  Help donors sign in during