The Knights of Columbus will be offering two (2) $500 College Scholarships this year. The scholarships are open to St. Mary’s parishioners, both male and female, who are graduating seniors in High School and progressing onto his/her 1st year of study at a 2 or 4 year College or University. These scholarships will be awarded based on the pillars of charity, unity, and discipleship. Interested applicants should obtain the application from their Guidance Office, or print the attached application below, complete it and send it in. You may also go to the URL below and submit your application online. The application must be postmarked, submitted online or handed in on or before April 1st.
Earlier today Scott Handren attended the Formation Degree Ceremony and both Scott & Dave Hunter attended the Knighting Degree Ceremony at the Needham Council. So if you see them out and about congratulate them on being full fledged Knights. In the photo below L to R is Brian Healy Council Chancellor, Dave Hunter & Scott Handren.
Congratulations to Ava Aquino of Mansfield who won First Place in the Southern Region KofC Basketball Free Throw Contest this morning down in Kingston MA. Ava competed in the 9 year old Girls Group. After having won the Council Contest, then the District Contest she qualified to then move on to the Southern Region Contest and won. Now she moves on to compete in the KofC State Championship Contest to be held at Boston College. The photo below is of Ava accepting her First Place Trophy and Winner's Certificate from MA KofC State Advocate Bob Schwarz.
Here are our newest KofC members who recently took their Admissions & Formation Degrees at Middleboro-Lakeville Council 223. They are from L to R: Chris Lindstrom, Rick Cooper and Jack Cooney. Please introduce yourself and welcome them to our council the next time you see them.
Just click on the document below to read the new George C. Shields Council 420 newsletter.
The George C. Shields Council 420 kicked off its 4th Annual Thanksgiving Pie Sale this past weekend. Feel free to print the form below and drop it off with your payment at any Mass this coming weekend (11/10 & 11/11).
The torch has been passed.....Chris Herrick elected Grand Knight of the George C. Shields Council # 420 for Fraternal Year 2018-2019
In June, the George C. Shields Council # 420 conducted its annual election of officers for the upcoming Fraternal Year, We are happy to announce that Christopher Herrick has been elected as the Grand Knight effective July 1st. The other officers elected can be seen on the About Us tab. Below is a photo of current GK Chris Goldner, on the right, handing the gavel to incoming GK Chris Herrick on the left. Thank You Immediate Past Grand Knight Chris Goldner for your dedication and service to our council and St. Mary's Parish.
The George C. Shields Council # 420 won the 2018 State KofC Community Service Award at the Massachusetts State Convention in Hyannis on May 20th.
In Fraternal Year 2016-2017, the George C. Shields KofC Council # 420 achieved Star Council by being awarded the Columbian Award for all their council activities and for reaching both their new membership goal and their insurance member goal. In the photo above Massachusetts State Deputy Paul O'Sullivan (on the left) made a special trip to come to present the prestigious Star Council plaque in person during the December council meeting to Grand Knight Chris Goldner (on the right). CONGRATULATIONS to all members of council # 420 for your hard work in achieving this wonderful recognition !