Knights Mourn

Robert Joseph Fousch, Sr. passed away on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at the age of 76. He is survived by his 4 children, Robert Joseph Fousch, Jr., husband of Patricia Salisbury Fousch, Bret Joseph Fousch, husband of Andrea Montz Fousch, Lori Fousch Samataro, wife of Stephen Anthony Samataro, and Theresa Fousch Carrone, wife of Anthony […]

Knights Support Special Olympics


  As committed as the Knights of Columbus are to the Catholic Church, we are also committed to our community. One of the ways in which the Knights of the Alex Semel Council at St. John of the Cross fulfill our commitment to the community is by annually providing financial support to Special Olympics of Louisiana. Special […]

Knights Inspired


Recently Knights donated $ 1,345 to Compassion That Compels which was used to purchase Compassion Bags. Several Knights experienced firsthand what it’s like working with a living angel, Kristianne Stewart, the Organization’s founder. Kristianne is touching so many lives helping woman battling cancer. Compassion Bags started with a letter and a sweater as her two […]



 Way to start of the new year, at our first meeting for 2016 our Council received a program award for 2014-2015. Past Grand Knight Merlin Schwab accepted the award on behalf of all members.

Knight Honor Financial Secretary


Spirts was bright at the Knights annual Christmas party when Ray Hollingsworth was presented a jacket and plack for his outstanding service as Financial Secretary for the past 12 years. Our council is extremely thankful for Ray’s dedication and hard work during his tenure.