The Deputy Grand Knight led the Council in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag and "The Our
       Father".  The roll of officers was called.  All officers were present except the Chaplin, the
       Grand Knight, the Lecturer, the Advocate, the Outside Guard, the Inside Guard and the First
       Year Trustee.

   From the Deputy Grand Knight:

       1.  Applications for membership.  They were: James Tucknes for 3rd degree, John Bartlett for
            reactivation and Juan Buenu as a new member.

       2. Also, the Sister's of Jeff City sent a thank you Christmas Card for the monies we sent them.
       3. The Blood Center sent a thank you note for the 9 blood donations from Council members.
       4. The monies made from the last Knight's Breakfast and a thank you note from the Youth to
           the Council for helping Boo fest last October..
       5. We need to complete the Council state form.
       6.  May 5th is join hands day----we need to pick up trash and fix playground equipment 
       7. Ten ways to be a successful Council----which include--we must be growth orientated,
            focus on Youth and Youth Leadership, and use our District Deputy

     From the Chaplin:

        No report

      Treasurer's and Financial Secretaries Reports:

        Indicated a positive state of the finances of the Council.              


   Unfinished and New Business:

       1. There was a discussion by Council members concerning uninterested members and
            suspension.  We should ask them why they haven't been active.  We could contact
            all elgible male members of the Parish and let them know what we have done as a

       2. Ryan Neill talked about our Adopt-A-Street activity.  We could work on our street
           area 3 times a year ( Spring, Summer and Fall).  Members involved in the effort will
           meet at 6:00 pm on May 10th at Price Cutters on Kansas Expressway.  We should
           also notify Our State Council that we have adopted a Street and are active in that
       3. A  list of Council Officers for the next year was suggested by Randy Friga.  They are:
          Grand Knight--Tim Griese; Deputy Grand Knight--Ryan Neil; Warden--John
          Kubicek; Recorder--Erwin Mantei; Treasurer--Jim Greer; Chancellor--John Smithberg;
          Advocate--John Compton; Trustee 1st year--Keith Norton; Financial Secretary-- Mark
          Merz; Outside Guard--Alan Norris: Inside Guard--John Tucknes; Trustee 2nd year--
          Trustee 3rd year---Ben Francka
       4. There was a discussion following the suggestion with no vote as yet.
       5.  We should pray for people as specified by various Council members.      
       6.  Our Council will be more involved at the 11:30 am Mass at the Cathedral on July 29th
           (5th Sunday of the month).
       7. The Council's sharp shooters Skeet team (Dave Seibert and Randy Friga) will
           compete at September 26th in Branson-- the monies go to "Contest for Concern"
            ---Our Council was asked to contribute a $75 sponsorship for this event.  The
            motion was voted on and passed.         
       8.  There was a discussion on moving the next Council breakfast to Mother's Day, May

     From the Insurance Agent:

           No report.

     From the District Deputy:  

         See above

      Closing of Meeting:

         Closing of meeting was lead by the Deputy Grand Knight as well as the Closing prayer,
         ( The Hail Mary)

                          Future Activities


 May 10th--First Adopt-A-Street cleanup activity for the Council---meet at 6:00 pm
      at Price Cutters on Kansas Expressway and Grand Street

May 13th---Council Breakfast 8:00 am - 11:00 am ??

May 13th---Council Rosary after the 8:30 am Mass

May 20th---Council Breakfast at 8:00-11:00 am if not on May 13th.

May 23rd--Council meeting at 7:00 pm

                        Past Activities


July 4th---Participation  in an Independence Day Parade at Marshfield, MO.  Get on
               the Knight's Float

July 9th---Knights Rosary at St. Agnes Cathedral after 7:00am Mass in the Chapel

July 12th--A special council meeting in downtown Springfield

July 16th--Blues and Barbeque at St. Agnes after 11:30am and 5:00 pm masses.

July 29th--Knights 1st Degree at Council # 9533

July 30th-Treasure Lake Cookout from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Aug. 2nd---St. Agnes Parish Picnic and Silent Auction after 5:30 pm mass

 Aug. 4th-5th--Parish Garage Sale in Gym.

Aug. 6th-8th ---Tootsie Roll Drive at Wal-Mart in Republic

Aug. 20th or 27th---Barbeque cookout after 11:30 and 5:30 Masses.

Aug. 21st-----Bartenders Practice @ Council #698

Aug. 22nd----2nd degree at Holy Trinity at 6:30pm

Aug. 23rd------next St. Agnes Knights meeting at 7:00pm in Band Room

Aug. 26th---Golf Tournament for the Knights---Aug. 12th deadline for sign-up

Sept. 10th--knights and parishioners rosary at 9:45am in chapel

Sept. 11th--"World Day of Peace" observation

Sept. 15th--"Roses for Life" cards order due for Council

Sept. 17th---8-11am Knights Breakfast at St. Agnes Cafeteria

Sept. 21st--7-9pm--Ecumenical Meeting on Anti-cloning and Voice for Life at Central
                  Assembly (N. Boonville)

Sept. 26th.-- 6:45pm-1st Degree at Holy Trinity.

Sept. 27th-- 7:00 pm knights next council meeting in band room

Sept. 30th---9:30 Catholic Conference Assembly in Jefferson City

Oct. 1st----50th Anniversary Celebration of Diocese --2:30 pm at University Plaza

Oct. 1st---Poker Run--starts at Pierce City and ends at Springfield Catholic

Oct. 6-8th--Tootsie Roll Drive at the Wal-Mart in Republic.

Oct. 8th----Rosary after 8:30 Mass in the Chapel

Oct 15th----Knight's Breakfast in Cafeteria from 8:30 to 11:00 am.

Oct. 15th--12:30 pm, 2nd and 3rd degrees at Council #698

Oct. 19th--presentation of Stem Cell Initiative at Hammons Heart Institute

Oct.21st---7-midnight--Benefit Dance for Brad Burnum at Knight's Hall---$10/per person

Oct. 24th--2nd and 3rd Degree at Holy Trinity

Oct. 25th---7:00 pm--next Council Meeting

Oct. 28th--after 5:30 pm Mass--the Council will cook burgers and help out at Boo Fest
                --council members there by 3-3:30 pm

Oct. 28th and 29th---aid youth group in taking orders for smoked turkey breasts after
                             all masses.

Nov. 4th and 5th---council members to man a booth at the St. Agnes Cathedral's Stewardship

Nov. 12th-----Council's rosary after the 8:30 am mass.

Nov. 18th---Council members to help the youth group wrap and box smoked turkey breasts to
                    be frozen at cafeteria.

Nov. 19th---Knight's breakfast 8:00--11:00 am in cafeteria.

Nov. 22nd---next Council Meeting at 7:00 pm in the Band Room.

Dec. 4th---8:00pm to 12:00--Bartenders Ball at Howard Johnsons (Oasis Inn &
                                            Convention Center) on  North Glenstone---$45 per
                                            person in Advance or $55 at the door--proceeds to go to
                                           The Special Olympics

Dec. 9th---6:00 pm at Sacred Heart Parish--Celebration of "Our Lady of Guadalupe"

 Dec.10th--after 8:30 am Mass--Knight's Rosary

Dec. 17th--8:00 -11:00 am--Knights Breakfast

Dec. 27th--next council meeting--St. Agnes Elementary band room---knight's social with wives

Dec.31st--Council 698's Holiday Party at the Knights Hall---6-7 Social Hour; 7 Dinner--9-- Lounge
                 Party with music.  Dinner and lounge party=$20 per person; $10 per person for lounge
                 party only ---supervised Children's party in Baron Room--$5 per child

Jan. 6th and 7th---distribute Roses for Life cards in pews at Cathedral before all Masses

Jan. 14th---after 8:30 am Mass--Knight's Rosary

Jan. 21st---8:00-11:00 am--Knight's Breakfast

Jan. 21st---Knight's Bowl-athon----Enterprise Lanes

Jan. 24th---Council's Jan. Meeting in Band room.

Feb. 3rd--District Free Throw event at Holy Trinity

Feb. 8th--Religious Appreciation Dinner

Feb. 11th--Knight's Rosary after 8:30 am Mass in Chapel.

Feb. 4th and March 10th---4th Degree in Kansas City

Feb. 17th--Marti Gras at I.C.

Feb. 18th--Knight's Breakfast in Cafeteria -- 8-11 am

Feb. 24th--Regional Free Throw event at Springfield Catholic

March 1st--2nd and 3rd degrees in Jeff City.

March 2nd-- Council Lenten Fish Fry--St. Agnes 4:00- 7:00 pm

March 4th--3rd Degree in Jefferson City

March 9th--Rosary for the Canonization of Fr. McGivney

March 10th--4th Degree in St. Louis

March 11th---Knight's rosary after the 8:30 am Mass

March 16th--2nd Council Lenten Fish Fry--St. Agnes 4:00 - 7:00 pm

March 18th---Knight's breakfast at St. Agnes Cafeteria from 8:00- 11:00 am

March 28th--No Council Meeting --- Chrism Mass at 7:30 pm in Cathedral

March 29th--Council rosary for the celebration of The Knight's of Columbus 125th Anniversary.

April 15th--- 1st degree in Kimberling City.

March 27th--1st degree at Holy Trinity.

April 16th--Knights' at St Louis Cardinal baseball game.