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 We, the Massachusetts Knights of Columbus, the third oldest jurisdiction of our Order, welcome you to our award-winning website and are proud to boast of our continuing efforts of practicing our Order's principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism. Throughout our 277 councils in the state with the 40,000+ members and their families, we conduct numerous programs that directly benefit our Church, Council, Community, Family and Youth.

        This award-winning website is updated on a timely basis to provide you with both written and pictorial examples of how we in Massachusetts practice these principles every day to demonstrate that we are indeed, a Catholic, Family Oriented, Fraternal, Service Organization. Visit this site often and please forward any comments you might have so that we can continue to provide you with information you might want about our wonderful jurisdiction.

Vivat Jesus,

Paul. G. O'Sullivan
State Deputy

 

                                               

                                                                           

 

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     For information on joining the Knights of Columbus, call or write

 

Past State Deputy Richard F. Guerriero, Executive Secretary

               470 Washington Street Suite #6

                        Norwood, MA 02062

                             781-551-0628

                    state.office@masskofc.org

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2016 Latest State Newsletter

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Discoverer Newsletter  July 2016

 

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2016 State Elections

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State Deputy - Elect Paul G. O'Sullivan           State-Secretary - Elect Robert Morrison

 

      

State Treasurer-Elect Paul Flanagan            State Advocate-Elect Michael Lesperance

State Warden-Elect Rob Morrison

 

2016 State Convention Pictures
Pictures from DD
Don Rice

(Click on Blue & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

2016 State Convention Pictures
Pictures from DD Lew Corcoran

(Click on Red & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

 

 

 

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2016 State Elections--Delegates to Supreme Convention

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EDWARD . BUTLER, Foxboro                 

Foxboro/Sharon   No. 6063

Present District Deputy

 

 

ALAIN S. CARPENTIER, Woonsocket RI                

Millville  Council No. 11020

Present District Deputy

 

 

CHRISTOPHER A. DANIEL,  Holden      

St Mary Council No. 14298 Jefferson

Present District Deputy

 

 

RICHARD D. GRASSI, West Wareham    

Fr. Grogan  Council No. 15280 Wareham

Present District Deputy

 

 

JOSEPH F. KOSMAS, West Warren        

Palmer  Council No. 376

Present District Deputy

 

 

ALBERTO MATOS SR., Southwick                     

Fr. Shea  Council No. 11178 Southwick

Present District Deputy

 

 

NICHOLAS W. MELANCHOOK., Saugus               

Saugus  Council No. 1829

Present District Deputy

 

 

RICHARD J. WALSH JR, Quincy                       

Greater Quincy  Council No. 2259

Present District Deputy

 

 

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2016 State Program Award Winners

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                                             SERVICE PROGRAM AWARDS  
       
       
Type Council Name Grand Knight
       
Church 15280 Fr. Grogan Wareham Alan Collins
       
Community 4822 Bishop Rice Ashland William Maginnis
       
Council 14224 St. Mary's Holliston Michael Kerrigan
       
Culture of Life 420 George Shields Mansfield Bruce Gaumond
       
Family 1829 Saugus  Paul Berthiaume
       
Youth 3745 Msgr. Linnehan Christopher Flood

 

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2016 State Raffle Winners

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$10,000.00 Harold Coughlin Chelmsford MA 01824
$3,000.00 Mike Brennan Shrewsbury MA 
$2,000.00 Richard Langevin Bellingham MA 02019
$1,000.00 Samantha Saunders Lynn  MA 01902
$500.00 Jack Kennedy Mendon MA 01756
$500.00 Joe Conlan Eastham MA 02642
$500.00 Edward Murphy Harvard MA 01451
$500.00 Martin Sullivan Hanover MA 02339
$500.00 Bill Hebert Framingham MA 
$500.00 Leo Doucette Spencer Ma
$500.00 Philip  Spigarelli W. Springfield MA 01089
$500.00 John Spas Cumberland RI 
       
  Special Convention Raffle    
$400.00 Lynn Thorpe Gardner MA
$200.00 Arlene Butler Foxboro MA
$200.00 Kevin Dolan Middleboro MA

 

 

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        2016  Scholarship Winners - $1,000 Each

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       Kendra Adams          Cross Of Christ Council #12283 Assonet

 

        Emily Fraser             Frank Meador Council #6064 Georgetown

 

        Rose Klein                Scituate Council #3716

 

        Elizabeth Riley         George Shields Council #420 Mansfield

 

        Michael Walsh          St. Monica’s Council # 14725 Methuen 

 

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Knights in Action

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Knights in Action

  Reports printed in Columbia Magazine from local Massachusetts Councils of the Knights of Columbus on their charitable and fraternal activities. This listing is updated regularly.

 

 

Massachusetts
George C. Shields Council 420 in Mansfield led a community-wide fundraiser for Abundant Hope Pregnancy Resource Center of Attleboro. What originally began with a collection of spare change from students in the faith formation program at St. Mary’s Parish soon spread to other churches and charity-minded individuals who heard of the council’s efforts. The $26,044 raised was matched by the K of C Ultrasound Initiative, enabling Abundant Hope to purchase a new ultrasound machine.

Santa Maria Council 3915 in Malden donated to Cheverus School an oil reproduction of a portrait of the school’s namesake, Bishop Jean-Louis de Cheverus, who was born in France. Both in his native country and as a missionary to Native Americans, Bishop Cheverus worked to contain epidemic diseases.  The portrait will bring his works of charity to life for the school’s students.

 

 

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2016 State Lantern Award

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At the 116th Massachusetts Knights of Columbus Annual Lantern Award,
Massachusetts Knights of Columbus State Deputy Russell Steinbach of Dorchester
and The Archbishop of Boston, Sean Cardinal O'Malley present the Sixtieth
Massachusetts Knights of Columbus Lantern Award to Rev. Msgr. John J. M.
Foster, Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia of the Archdiocese for the
Military Services, USA.  Msgr. Foster accepted for all the Military Chaplains
who serve in the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA.

 

In 2014, The Knights of Columbus set new records in charitable giving for the
16
th consecutive year. Our charitable contributions increased in 2014 by more
than $3.4 million over the previous year to a record $173,550,680. In addition,
The Knights of Columbus Annual achieved our highest level of charitable service,
volunteering more than 71.5 million hours.  Massachusetts has over 40,000
members in 282 local councils.

 

 

Massachusetts Knights of Columbus Presents Lantern Award to AMS Military Chaplains  

 


http://www.milarch.org/site/apps/nlnet/content2.aspx?c=dwJXKgOUJiIaG&b=9356759&ct=14843635

CLICK ABOVE FOR MILITARY SERVICES PRESS  RELEASE

 

2016 State Lantern Award Dinner
Pictures from DD
Don Rice

(Click on Blue & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

2016 State Lantern Award Dinner
Pictures from DD Lew Corcoran

(Click on Red & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

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2016 State Finals  Free Throw

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2016 Free Throw Winners (Click to View Winners)

 

2016 State Final Free Throw
Pictures from DD
Don Rice

(Click on Blue & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

 

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2016 State Central Regional Free Throw

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2016 State Central Regional Free Throw
Pictures from DD
Don Rice

(Click on Red & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

 

 

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2016 State Deputy Russ Steinbach's Friendship Dinner

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State Deputy Russ Steinbach

 

2016 State Deputy Russ Steinbach's Friendship Dinner- 
Pictures from DD
Don Rice

(Click on Blue & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

2016 State Deputy Russ Steinbach's Friendship Dinner- 
Pictures from FDD Lew Corcoran

(Click on Red & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

 

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2015 Supreme Knight Message at State Deputy Conference

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Click on Link Below For Supreme Knight  Message

www.kofc.org/un/common/video/bplayer.html?id=4653805265001

 

 

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2015 Mass Wreaths Across America at Bourne and
Agawam Veteran's Cemeteries

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L-> R Honor Guard, State Deputy Russ Steinbach, State Treasurer Bob Morrison,
State Advocate Paul Flanagan, State Secretary Paul O'Sullivan, PSD Peter Healy
at Stone honoring the Knights of Columbus on the Military Walk of Fame---K of C
along with the Elks are only non-military group to have stone on the walk at Bourne Cemetery.

2015 State Wreaths Across America Pictures   - 
Pictures from Executive Secretary PSD Dick Guerriero

(Click on Red & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

2015 State Wreaths Across America Pictures   - 
Pictures from 
DD Rich Zopatti

(Click on Green & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

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2015 Mass K of C Midwinter Conference

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State Deputy Heading into Midwinter Meeting

2015 State Midwinter Pictures   -  Pictures from DD Rich Zopatti

(Click on Red & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

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2015 Mass K of C State Soccer Winners

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State Deputy Russell Steinbach (Left) and State Treasurer Bob Morrison
with Slyde (New England Revolution Mascot) at State Soccer Finals.

 

State Deputy Russell Steinbach and State Treasurer Bob Morrison
with Participants and Staff at  State Soccer Finals.

 

  1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place 4th Place
9 year old Girl Maria Frenna-Waltham#14710 Olivia Corbin-Belchertown#10698    
9 year old Boy Owen Kondek-Webster#228 Nicholas McNamara-Waltham#14710 Holden Bernier-Ludlow#3535  
10 year old Girl Kaitlyn Divito-Jefferson#14298 Lauren Piucio-Belchertown#10698 Allyson Butler-Foxboro/Sharon#6063 Ava Palazzolo-Waltham#14710
10 year old Boy Asefa Thome-Melrose#128 Kyle Quinn-Plainville#14027 Kainoa David-Belchertown#10698  
11year old Girl Amanda Adamuska-Webster#228 Sophia Belarmino-Waltham#14710    
11 year old Boy James Norton-Plainville#14027      
12 year old Girl Andrea Mortimer-Melrose#128 Ria Thekkethala-Plainville##14027 Lily Modica-Mumford#365  
12 year old Boy Nathan Schiffer-Belchertown#10698 Logan Cosgrove-Wakefield#104 Tommy Puda-Mumford#365  
13 year old Girl Katelynn Stockwell-Jefferson#14298      
13 year old Boy Liam Gosgrove-Wakefield#104 Jacob Vosburg-Webster#228 Joshua Bootin-Fairview#4044  
14 year old Girl Jacqueline Puda-Mumford#365 Theresa Riley-Norton-Norton#11690    
14 year old Boy Matt Zawask-Mansfield#420      

 

2015 State Installation

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The Massachusetts State Council Knights of Columbus held its Installation of State Officers recently at St. Ann’s Parish in Dorchester with a Mass celebrated by the Knights of Columbus State Chaplain Bishop Robert Hennessey (Auxiliary Bishop of Boston).

 

L->R:  Ginny Morrison and State Treasurer Robert Morrison of Milford, State Warden Michael Lesperance of Millville, Father Thomas MacDonald (Administrator of St. Ann’s), Ann Lesperance, State Deputy Russell and Donna Steinbach from Dorchester, State Chaplain Bishop Robert Hennessey, Immediate Past State Deputy Peter Healy, Susan and State Secretary Paul O’Sullivan of Foxboro, State Advocate Paul Flanagan of Stoughton, Associate State Chaplain Father Robert Bruso (Pastor of St. Cecilia’s Parish
in Leominster), Kathy Flanagan, Margaret Healy, Father Willy Raymond (President of Holy Cross Family Ministries).  

 

2015 State Installation Pictures   -  Pictures from DD Lew Corcoran

(Click on Blue & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

2015 State Installation Pictures   -  Pictures from DD Rich Zopatti

(Click on Red & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

2015 State Installation Pictures   -  Pictures from FDD John Curry

(Click on Green & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

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State Summer Raffle Winners

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                                                            2015 Summer Sweepstakes Winners  
     
Amount Winner Town & Zip
$2,500.00 John T. Kyle Reading, MA 01867-1169
$1,500.00 Christopher A. Daniel Holden, MA 01520
$1,000.00 Michael Hegarty Milton, MA 02186
$250.00 Paul Piktelis Millbury, MA 01527-3900
$250.00 Lloyd L. Cockreham Peabody, MA 01960-5712
$100.00 Grace Chloe Dedham, MA 02026
$100.00 Philip L. Sullivan Walpole, MA 02081-3605
$100.00 Patrick J. Kennedy Milton, MA 02186-4735
$100.00 John P. O'Leary, Sr. Needham, MA 02492-4109
$100.00 John B. Martin Cary, NC 27511-5934

 

 

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State Board at CatholicTV Telethon (Taking Pledges)

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State Deputy Russell Steinbach presents check to CatholicTV


CEO Father Robert Reed at CatholicTV Telethon where State


Board and wives took pledges!!

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              2015 Supreme Convention

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State Deputy Russell Steinbach gets New Council Award From Supreme Knight Carl Anderson

L->R Supreme Knight Carl Anderson, Donna and Russ Steinbach

 

2015 Supreme Conference Pictures   -  Pictures from PSD Dick Guerriero

          (Click on Blue & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

2015 Supreme Conference Pictures   -  Pictures from  FDD John Curry

          (Click on Red & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

2015 Supreme Conference Pictures   -  Pictures from  FDD Richard Castleberry

          (Click on Green & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

 

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Hopedale: Seven Hills Foundation receives grant

 Where your donations go!!  A Thank You to All Who
Volunteer During Our Charity Drive (Tootsie Roll Drive)
(See Video)

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State Council presents Check to Seven Hills

L->R  State Advocate Paul Flanagan, State Treasurer Bob Morrison, State Deputy
Russ Steinbach, Doctor David Jordan -
President & CEO/ Seven Hills Foundation,
Brenda Zona
 Program Director for the Seven Hills Pediatric Center at Hopedale,
State Warden Mike Lesperance

Seven Hills Foundation in Hopedale Donation Video--Please Watch

          (Click on Red & Wait for Video to Begin)

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Hopedale: Seven Hills Foundation receives grant

 

 

HOPEDALE - An organization that provides health and human services for children and adults with severe physical and mental handicaps has received a $100,000 grant from the Massachusetts State Council Knights of Columbus to aid in renovating a Hopedale mansion into a home for handicapped children.

Seven Hills Foundation - a non-profit organization with headquarters in Worcester that provides health and human services for children and adults with significant physical and mental handicaps - purchased the historic 34 Adin St. mansion last June for $1.2 million and renovations began shortly after.

According to a press release from the foundation, renovations to the 18,000-square-foot home began “several months ago to the home’s interior to transform the residence to accommodate accessibility tools, such as recessed lifts, wheelchair ramps, therapeutic physical and occupational therapy equipment ... and more, while preserving the historic significance of this elegant property.”

Bill Stock, the foundation’s vice president for government and community relations, said renovations should be complete by next month.

“One thing that has been dragging,” Stock said, is an elevator to an upper floor, preventing some patients from moving in.

Patients started using the facility at the end of December, he said.

“We’re about 95 percent complete,” he said.

With the help of state funding, Stock said the children, who are currently in a facility in Whitinsville, will be moved to the location once the necessary renovations are made inside the home.

The home, built in 1850, was considered to be a potential site for Hopedale’s Town Hall this spring, but residents at a public forum in late March shot down the idea.

According to a realtor, the mansion was home to Frank Dutcher, former president of the Draper Corporation, once the largest maker of textile looms in the country.

Sometime after Dutcher's death in 1930, the home was sold and converted into a nursing home about 50 or 60 years ago. The home was converted back into a residence in 2005, but the property was foreclosed on in 2012.

 

 

         

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              2015 State K of C Day at PAWSOX

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 New District Deputies enjoy K of C PAWSOX Day with PAW - PAWSOX Mascot 
L->R  DD Jim Laren, DD Mike Hegarty, PAWS, DD Bryan Choate, DD Rob Krafchuk

 

 

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              2015 State Grand Knight / DD Conference

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2015 State GK/DD Conference Pictures     Pictures from  (DD Don Rice)

          (Click on Blue & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

2015 State GK/DD Conference Pictures     Pictures from  DD Rich Zopatti

          (Click on Red & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

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   2014 International Soccer Winner -

              Andrea Mortimer of Melrose

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2014 International Soccer Winner - Andrea Mortimer of Melrose

L->R  Supreme Program Consultant Eric Johnson, State Deputy Russ Steinbach, Andrea -11 year old Girl Champion in Mass., Lisa & Peter Mortimer, Sister Karen (14 year old Girl Champion in Mass.), GK Rick Rudolph from Melrose.

 

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              2015 State Golf Winners

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Dorchester #107 State Golf Winners With State Deputy Russ Steinbach

(L->R) State Deputy Russ Steinbach, Jim McLaughlin, DD Mike Hegarty,
PSD Mike Baldner, Jaime Kazenek

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              State Convention Pictures

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2015 State Convention Pictures     Pictures from  (DD Don Rice)

          (Click on Blue & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

2015 State Convention Pictures Friday    Pictures from  (DD Rich Zopatti)

          (Click on Red & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

2015 State Convention Pictures Saturday    Pictures from  (DD Rich Zopatti)

          (Click on Red & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

 

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              Catholic Charities Check

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Check presented to Catholic Charities Sunset Point in Hull for Adjustable beds,
Lifts, Bed Rails, Pool Lift, PVC Wheelchairs, Automatic Door openers. 

L->R Jillian Pereira (Development Director Catholic Charities), Bob Morrison (State Treasurer),
Russ Steinbach (State Deputy), Paul Flanagan (State Advocate), Beth Chambers ( Director
Catholic Charities South), Deborah Rambo (President Catholic Charities), Mike Lesperance
(State Warden)

 

 

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          2014 Wreaths Across America

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State Deputy Russell Steinbach Addresses the many attendees at 2014 Wreaths Across
America Ceremony at Bourne Cemetery December 13th.

 

2014 Wreaths Across America  Pictures from Dec. 13th

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              2014 State Installation

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L.R: Ann Lesperance, State Warden Michael Lesperance, Millville; State Treasurer Robert Morrison, Milford;
Donna Steinbach, State Deputy Russell Steinbach of Dorchester; State Chaplain Bishop Robert Hennessey;
Associate State Chaplain Father Robert Bruso of St. Cecilia Parish in Leominster; State Secretary Paul 
O'Sullivan of Foxborough
& Susan; State Advocate Paul Flanagan & Kathy of Stoughton; Immediate Past
State Deputy Peter Healy of Fitchburg & Margaret .

 

 

 

   

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                   Global Wheelchair Mission

  

 

Global Wheelchair Mission - Reverend Richard DeVeer Parochial
Vicar of St Francis Xavier Parish in South Weymouth and Former
Associate State Chaplain with patient at St Boniface's Haiti Hospital
where Fr. DeVeer's St Boniface Haiti Charity services.  Fr. DeVeer
sent a picture he took of his last visit to show the Knights of Columbus
Wheelchairs that had been sent to Haiti!!

 

 

                Sticker on each wheelchair!!

 

Donations accepted at State Office for Wheelchairs!!

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          2014 Wreaths Across America

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State Deputy Russell Steinbach Addresses the many attendees at 2014 Wreaths Across
America Ceremony at Bourne Cemetery December 13th.

 

2014 Wreaths Across America  Pictures from Dec. 13th

          (Click on Red & Wait for Photo Cycle to Begin)

 

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WANTED:  FULL CORPORATE SPONSOR TO PARTNER WITH MASS. K OF C
FOR NEXT YEAR'S WREATH ACROSS AMERICA DAY.  GREAT SPONSOR
OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUR COMPANY.  CALL STATE OFFICE 781 551-0628.
SEE THIS EXCITING PROGRAM PICTURES BELOW - YOU CAN BE PART OF IT!!

 

SEE "KNIGHTS NEWS" 2010 & 2011 WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA PICTURES

       

             2012 State Wreaths Across America Project  Pictures - from FDD Rich Zopatti

 

                2012 State Wreaths Across America Project  Pictures - from Exec Sec Dick Guerriero

 

               2012 State Wreaths Across America Project  Pictures - from DD Lew Corcoran

 

 

 

             2013 Wreaths Across America  Pictures from Dec. 14th

 

State Deputy Peter Healy Addresses the many attendees at 2013 Wreaths Across
America Ceremony at Bourne Cemetery December 14th in a snow storm.

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Massachusetts State Council Perpetual Memorial . . . . Remembering Our Loved Ones . . . . Click For Details .

 

 

  

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Please let State Deputy or State Office (781) 551-0628

know of any death that should be posted!!

 

 

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More than $173.5 million and 71.5 million hours
               donated to charity in 2014

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The Knights of Columbus set a new all-time record last year for charitable donations and service hours with $173,550,680 in donations and more than 71.5 million hours of service. The numbers were announced at the annual Organizational Meeting of State Deputies in New Haven. The number of service hours rose more than a million hours over the previous year’s total, according to the Knights of Columbus Annual Survey of Fraternal Activity for the year ending Dec. 31, 2014. Donations grew by more than $3.4 million since 2013, achieving an increase in giving for the 15th consecutive year. “These numbers show that the Knights of Columbus has the courage to make a witness to charity and to practice fraternal outreach to those in need,” Supreme Knight Anderson said. Among its major donations in 2014, the Knights of Columbus made a gift of $1.4 million to this summer’s Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. The funds cover the cost of transportation, housing and meals for the athletes, supplementing the K of C state jurisdiction’s individual support to the Special Olympics athletes.  

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       Verizon Volunteer and Matching Gift Program

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******Special Thanks to Verizon Employees:

 

 

for their donation and time matched by VERIZON for the Charitable Foundation.

 

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Are you a Verizon Employee or Retiree??  If so, please think of the Massachusetts
State Council Charitable Foundation.  Verizon matches dollar for dollar donations
and also pays for your VOLUNTEER hours working for the Knights of Columbus
(All time devoted to Knights of Columbus is Volunteered and can be reimbursed by Verizon.)

 

Verizon Volunteers Program

To participate in the Verizon Volunteers Program:

  1. Volunteer with an eligible charitable organization or educational institution.
  2. Log your volunteer hours –via the volunteer journal - on the Verizon Foundation website.
  3. Submit an online grant request once you’ve reached 50 volunteer hours.  After submitting your matching gift request send the
    system generated gift confirmation instructions to the benefiting organization or educational institution so they can verify receipt of your donation..

Rules

 

 

Matching Gift Program

U.S employees and retirees can have their donations to eligible 501 (c)(3) organizations, U.S. public and private schools and U.S.
accredited colleges and universities matched by the Verizon Foundation as follows:

Matching Gifts: 1:1 match up to $1,000 per year, per donor

Matching Gifts – Higher Education:  1:1 match up to $5,000 per year, per donor

To request a matching gift:

  1. Donate to an eligible charitable organization or educational institution.
  2. Register your donation on the Verizon Foundation website.
  3. After submitting your matching gift request send the system generated gift confirmation instructions to the benefiting organization
    or educational institution so they can verify receipt of your donation.

                    

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS IN THE JURISDICTION OF MASSACHUSETTS
 

 

 

   Newest Edition  Discoverer July 2013

   

      
 

Supreme Council Culture of Life Assessment

 

  Form 990 Important Information
     K of C ICON Schedule
  FORMS SECTION

  STATE FORMS LOG 2015-2016 - Forms as of 05/25/2016

 

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Massachusetts Knights of Columbus
Perpetual Memorial Wall

Hosted by the Massachusetts Knights of Columbus State Website

This page is intended to support the Massachusetts State Perpetual Memorial Society.
 This program enables you to remember your living and deceased family members and/or
 Council/Assembly brothers. The cost is $50 per member and the benefits include:

  • At least 100 masses said annually for the members
  • Each new member or their family will receive an Enrollment Certificate
  • Each member's name is displayed on a plaque/scroll which will be displayed at the State Convention each year.
  • Each member's name will be included in the Society Membership Roll which will be published.

The money is deposited in the Massachusetts State Council Knights of Columbus Charitable Foundation Fund.
Contact the State Executive Secretary for additional information

 

 

 

           

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KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS NEWS

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Knights in Action

  Reports printed in Columbia Magazine from local Massachusetts Councils of the Knights of Columbus on their charitable and fraternal activities. This listing is updated regularly.

 

 

Massachusetts
George C. Shields Council 420 in Mansfield led a community-wide fundraiser for Abundant Hope Pregnancy Resource Center of Attleboro. What originally began with a collection of spare change from students in the faith formation program at St. Mary’s Parish soon spread to other churches and charity-minded individuals who heard of the council’s efforts. The $26,044 raised was matched by the K of C Ultrasound Initiative, enabling Abundant Hope to purchase a new ultrasound machine.

Santa Maria Council 3915 in Malden donated to Cheverus School an oil reproduction of a portrait of the school’s namesake, Bishop Jean-Louis de Cheverus, who was born in France. Both in his native country and as a missionary to Native Americans, Bishop Cheverus worked to contain epidemic diseases.  The portrait will bring his works of charity to life for the school’s students.

 

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                                   Please help up keep our records updated

In an effort to improve communications to and from the State Office, we are continuing to compile an e-mail address list for the jurisdiction of Massachusetts. With this list, time sensitive correspondence can be distributed quickly. We would ask that the Councils and/or Grand Knights with e-mail addresses, please forward them to the State Office (Be sure to include name, Council number and present title).

      State Office E-Mail is:  State.Office@masskofc.org

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                                                                    Fr. Michael J. McGivney

 

 Support the Knights of Columbus cause for Father McGivney.
Visit this website www.fathermcgivney.org
for more information. 

Father Michael J. McGivney

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