Our council (Fr. Pasquale DeNisco Council #3862)

We serve the three parishes of the Slate Belt, Our Lady of Good Counsel (Bangor), Our Lady of Mt. Carmel (Roseto) and St. Elizabeth of Hungary (Pen Argyl). Our base of operation is our Council Home located in Washington Township, near West Bangor PA. map

  • Check out our posts page for a sampling of our activities.
  • Meetings and special events can be found on our calendar.

Knights of Columbus (in general)

If you're unfamiliar with the Knights of Columbus, we are a local council of the international organization Knights of Columbus head-quartered in New Haven Connecticut. We are a Catholic men's organization whose purpose is to promote a deepening of our faith through its expression in doing charitable works in our parishes and our community. --- We call it "Faith in Action."


  • Council and home: Council history
  • Our namesake, Fr. DeNisco:  Fr. DeNisco story
    This is taken from McClure's Magazine, January 1908 and is not a quick read, but is fascinating.

Additional Details

Organizationally, our council (Father Pasquale DeNisco Council, #3862) is part of District 74 headed by District Deputy, John Cullen. Our district is in turn part of the Northeast Region led by Master Brian Hallock, contained within the State Council of Pennsylvania and finally, the Supreme Council (the US and international head of the Knights of Columbus), whew.

Fourth Degree members of our council may belong to Assembly #941 along with other 4th Degree knights from Easton, Martin's Creek, Nazareth and Riegelsville. kofcassembly941.org

Assembly #941 is in turn part of the Central District and the Calvert Province that contains Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia.