Cardinal Gibbons Council #2521
Home of Supreme Chaplain Archbishop William E. Lori
and Immediate Past State Deputy Steve Cohen
4301 Klosterman Avenue   Baltimore, MD 21236   410-256-2737

 Council Activities

WHAT DOES OUR COUNCIL DO? Each Council operates within six major program areas as a Catholic family and fraternal service organization. Here is a list of some of the activities we have at Cardinal Gibbons Council.

Church: Activities that support and recognize the important work of the Catholic Church:

  • Memorial Mass to commemorate those members who have died during the year
  • Priest Appreciation night to celebrate and recognize the priests in our area
  • Founders Day Mass and Breakfast to commemorate our namesake, Cardinal James Gibbons, on the anniversary of his death and celebrate the founding of our order
  • Night to honor Mary our Mother

Community: Activities that assist those individuals who need special attention such the homeless, the unborn and the mentally challenged:

  • Filling book bags with school supplies to donate to needy children at local Catholic schools
  • Annual Red Cross Blood Drive
  • Public Service Awareness night - a chance to recognize the fire and police departments in our area
  • Weekly visits to volunteer at the Franciscan center in Baltimore City
  • Monthly visits to volunteer at Our Daily Bread in Baltimore City

Council: Activities that build fraternity and raise funds for charitable work

  • Crab Feast
  • Italian night dinner & dance
  • Testimonial Cocktail Party
  • Adult Christmas Party
  • New Years Eve Party
  • Valentine's dinner & dance
  • Bull, Oyster & Shrimp feast
  • St. Patrick's dinner & dance
  • Decades Dance

Family: Activities that recognize and thank the relatives of our Brother Knights

  • Family Picnic
  • Children's Halloween Party
  • Children's Christmas Party
  • Children's Easter Party
  • Annual Widows luncheon

Culture of Life: Activities that stress the importance of all life.

  • Baby bottle spare change collection to benefit Center for Pregnancy Concerns
  • Collecting baby shower items for donation to Pregnancy center in Baltimore
  • ProLife march locally and in Washington, DC
  • MaryGold program - distribute marigolds to mothers at Mothers' Day Breakfast
  • Monetary donations for Ultra-sound machine

Youth: Activities that encourage and recognize the importance of our young people

  • Soccer shoot out at Villa Maria at St. Vincent's Center
  • Pumpkin donation to Villa Maria for Halloween party
  • Basketball shoot out at Villa Maria at St. Vincent's Center
  • Christmas poster contest at local Catholic schools