COUNCIL & COURT 121
The members of Council and Court 121 serve Holy Name of Jesus Church (HONJ) and the community of South Los Angeles, California on many levels. 121 sponsors the Mini Kitchen which provides for over 7,000 meals annually to the neighborhood. 121 offers annual scholarships to HNOJ graduating students for continuing Catholic school education and additional scholarships for high school seniors pursuing a college education. Members of our Order are leaders in church ministries such as Eucharistic Ministers, Altar Society, Choirs, Pastoral and Finance Councils, St. Vincent de Paul Society, Lectors, Religious Education instructors, Bible Study, Marriage Encounter and Girl Scouts.
Council and Court #121 also hold have the district honor of being the largest council and court in the Western States District (WSD) and leads the District in providing National, District, and local leadership to out noble order with Jr. Knight William King serving as Jr Deputy Supreme Knight, Jr. Daughter Rosalind Smith serving as Jr. WSDC President, Jr Daughter Angelia Chew serving as Jr. WSDC Vice President, Sir Knight Leroy Titus serving as WSDc President-Knights, Grand Lady Franz Aubry serving as WSDC President-Ladies, Lady Karen Pinson serving as WSDC Recording Secretary, Lady Shelia Thomas serving as WSDC Jr. Daughter Directress, Vice Grand Lady Lady Bridget Vavasseur serving as WSDC Court to the Board, Brother Lonnell McBroom serving as CCC President, and Lady Lori Mccoy-Shuler serving as CCC Vice President; as well as boasting having as members of their unit Past Western States District Deputies Gracious Lady Mary Lee Mayes and Gracious Lady Jean Harris.
Since 1951, Council and Court 121 has had a celebrated history of Knights of Peter Claver accomplishments, activities and involvement. We collaborate for the betterment of our Order and Parish. The members in 121 have been the recipient of many awards, Financial Secretary of the Year Award, Grand Knight/Lady of the Year and Council/Court of the Year. We also have recipients on a National level with several Silver Awards. It is an honor that sets a threshold of excellence that the Council/Court is proud of and we continue to excel in. Our members provide financial assistance, in the spirit of brotherhood/sisterhood, to support dues, sponsorships to conferences or any occurrence that promotes Claverism. We pride ourselves in being ordinary folks doing extraordinary things for our Order, Church, Community and our World.
If you are interested in joining Council or Court 121, please contact the Grand Knight or Grand Lady as shown below:
HOLY NAME OF JESUS COUNCIL 121
2016-2018 Officers :
Brother Keith LeSassier – Grand Knight
Brother Martin Blount – Vice Grand Knight
Brother Derek Ennis – Financial Secretary
Brother Raphael Blount – Recording Secretary
Brother Thomas St. Julien – Treasurer
Brother Michael Hicks – Warden
Brother Vincent Alexander – Inner Guard
Brother Herbert King – Outer Guard
Brother Michael Hicks - Jr. Knight Commander
SACRED HEART OF JESUS COURT 121
2019-2021 Officers :
Lady Karen Pinson– Grand Lady
Lady Sheila Thomas – Vice Grand Lady
Lady Lelia Summerfield – Financial Secretary
Lady Cheryl Blount – Recording Secretary
Lady Rorrie Aubry – Treasurer
Lady Dana Sims – Mistress At Arms
Lady Joyce Robinson – Inner Guard
Lady Naomi Williams – Outer Guard
Lady Franz Aubry - Lecturer
Lady Catherine Brown - Lady of Prayer
Lady Bridgett Vavasseur – Board of Trustee (3 year)
Lady Catherine Brown – Board of Trustee (2 year)
Lady Monique Rigard – Board of Trustee (1 year)
Lady Rachel Warner - Jr. Daughter Counselor
Lady Barbara King - Asst. Jr. Daughter Counselor
Lady Yvette Levarity - Asst. Jr. Daughter Counselor
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