Welcome to the DeGoesbriand Council 279 website.

Our Business Meetings are held at 6 PM the first Tuesday and Officers meetings the third Tuesday of the month, at St.  Mark's  Burlington, VT .

Make sure to go to the Newsletters section to read about the latest news in our council.


On November 28th 1897, DeGoesbriand Council #279 was chartered by the then Supreme Knight James E. Hayes, taking its name from the first bishop of Vermont, Louis DeGoesbriand. The Council was organized with the fifty-eight charter members with Michael D. McMahon as the first Grand Knight.

The  DeGoesbriand Council has had a steady growth since its inception, reaching its membership peak in the 1950's. Present membership includes 142 Third Degree Knights.