Welcome to the Council #11536 Website

Fr. Marcel Salinas,
Council Namesake

Our Council

The Fr. Marcel Salinas Council #11536 is chartered to St. Timothy Catholic Community, Mesa, AZ. The Grand Knight for 2023-2024 is Tom Clark 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. 

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

Knights helping Paz

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

State Prayer Requests

The Arizona State Council is taking prayer requests at the website at: https://kofc-az.org/prayer-requests.

News from the Supreme website

Read the weekly Knightline on the Supreme website. Read how the Knights Leave No Neighbor Behind especially during the pandemic.

2023 Christmas Party

October 2023 Tootsie Roll Drive

Knight and Family of the Month

December 2023 Knight of the Month,
Dcn. Abe Calderon

December 2023 Family of the Month,
Stevens Family

November 2023 Knight of the Month,
Rick Schmitt

November 2023 Family of the Month,
The Estes Family

October 2023 Family of the Month,
Scott Fraser Family


July 2023 Family of the Month,
Jerry Small Family


August 2023 Family of the Month,
Matt Carpenter Family

Each month the Fr. Marcel Salinas Council #11536 honors a family as Family of the Month and a brother Knight as Knight of the Month.  The family recipients do not need to be brother Knights, but we encourage them to join if they are not.  The Knight of the Month need to by members in good standing of Fr. Marcel Salinas Council #11536.  Use the form at: https://kofc11536-3029.org/knight-and-family-of-the-month-recognition/ to nominate a Knight or family in good standing as Catholics.

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