Council 2141 - 1919-2019 - 100 Years of Service!

The Fr. Henry P. DuRussel Council 2141 is located at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary parish in Midland, Mi. on 3516 E. Monroe Rd. The Grand Knight for 2019-2020 is Max Schneider. You can contact the Knights via email at See "Officers" for a complete list.

Some of the members.

Original charter for Council 2141, signed December 14, 1919

Original charter for Council 2141, signed December 14, 1919

Members in 1953.

Left to right, front to back:

First Row 1. Name unknown, 2, John Owens, 3. Henry Neiner, 4 Art Vanwert

Second row 5. Name unknown, 6. Virgil Leonard, 7. Louie Coupee, 8. Jim Geary

Third row 9. Cecil Dufort, 10. Jim Servinski, 11. Louie Couple, 12. Vince Coty, 13. Harold LaLonde, 14. Ed Grzegorczyk, 15. Henry Bartos.

Fr. Henry P. DuRussel

About Our Council

Fr. Henry P. DuRussel Council 2141 was founded in 1919. It is named after the Assumption B.V.M. pastor, Fr. Henry P DuRussel. The Council works closely with the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish providing funds for various projects and activities. Learn more about the Knights of Columbus on their website.

Council Meetings

Meeting are monthly every third Wednesday starting at 7:00 pm in the Assumption B.V.M. parish hall. Get Directions 3516 E. Monroe Rd. Midland, Mi 48642

Visit the What We Do for details on upcoming Council 2141 events.

  • Support local charitable programs and local seminarians education via fundraising through a number of programs like pancake breakfasts and dinners.
  • Conduct regularly scheduled local blood drives.
  • Manage annual Midland County booth to support right to life.
  • Support Assumption church activities - annual bazaar, Christmas decorations and more.
  • Host an annual picnic where we enjoy our friends and families, and give donations to local charities.
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K of C Pancake Breakfasts

K of C Pancake Breakfast, Mar. 8th at Assumption, After 9:30am Mass

  • Come join us for a great meal after Mass by Knights of Columbus Fr. Henry P. DuRussel Council #2141. 10:30 am.
  • Donation priced. Starts right after Mass.
  • Proceeds support Seminarians, Postulants and local charities.

Join Council 2141

As a member of the Knights of Columbus you and your family enjoy many benefits, including 12 free issues annually of Columbia magazine, the world's largest Catholic family magazine, eligibility to join the Knights of Columbus top-ranked life insurance program, and many more family and personal benefits.

More information and a draft copy of the application form can be found here.

(Click link above to see the details of the monthly challenge.)

January 2020

"And behold, the star that they had seen at its rising preceded them, until it came and stopped over the place where the child was. They were overjoyed at seeing the star, and on entering the house they saw the child with Mary his mother. They prostrated themselves and did him homage. (Gospel for Jan. 5, Mt 2:9-12)

Whenever I meet a refugee, immigrant or traveler, I am reminded of things I take for granted. Those who come great distances to find something often draw our attention to the blessings we enjoy. Most of us are fortunate to have Jesus nearby, truly present in the tabernacle of our local church, but we take his close presence for granted all too easily. The Wise Men embarked on a difficult journey to encounter Jesus, but a five-minute drive can seem too far for us. May our daily familiarity with Jesus never result in indifference. May we instead, like the Wise Men, enter the Lord’s house to do him homage."

UPCOMING Calendar of events