On Saturday February 21, 2015 the Knights of Columbus will have a special showing of a "Documentary on Father Michael McGivney" at 6:30pm in St. Mary's Parish Rose Garden.
The Knights of Columbus will once again be offering a $500 College Scholarship. The scholarship is open to St. Mary’s parishioners, both male and female, who are a graduating senior in High School and progressing onto his/her 1st year of study at a 2 or 4 year college or university. The scholarship will be awarded based on the pillars of charity, unity and discipleship. Interested applicants should see Mr. Jeff Cahill or complete the application and send it in. The application should be post marked or handed in on or April 1st, 2015. The application may be found below.
Saturday night, February 7, 2015 the Mansfield Council # 420 hosted the annual Basketball Free-Throw Contest in St. Mary's School Gym. This event was free and open to all girls and boys from ages 9 to 14 years of age. The photo below is a photo of all the participants and our Grand Knight Bruce Gaumond and our District Deputy Frank Simpson.
Congratulations to all the winners who will now compete in the Regional Basketball Free Throw Contest on Saturday March 7 in Kingston, MA.
On Saturday January 10, 2015 we conducted our annual KofC Blood Drive. Thank you to all those that donated and those that assisted with this event. Through your help and support we were able to donate 41 pints of blood to the Massachusetts General Hospital Blood Bank. THANK YOU very much !
On Saturday December 13, 2014 members of the Knights of Columbus including Council # 420 along with hundreds of other veterans and other organizations placed over 4,400 Christmas wreaths on the headstones of the veterans buried in the Bourne National Cemetery. Our council ensured a wreath was placed on the cemetery plot of a young parishioner of St. Mary's Parish, Corey Michael Shea, who was "Killed In Action" in Mosul, Iraq on November 12, 2008. His headstone and the wreath are shown above.
On Sunday 12/7/14 a group on Knights and family members lead by Deacon Gary Porter held a wreath laying and wreath blessing ceremony at the Crucifixion Monument at St Mary's Cemetery.
Congratulations and welcome to Jim Unger who made his 1st & 2nd Degree on Tuesday 12/2/14. In the photo, left to right, are Tom Hughes, PGK and Jim's sponsor, Jim Unger and Grand Knigtht Bruce Gaumond.
Congratulations to our new members Joe Cerretani (second from the left) and Gregg Laskoski (third from the left) who made their 1st and 2nd degrees this evening, 11/25/14. In the photo with Gregg & Joe is Outside Guard Dan Connors on the left and Grand Knight Bruce Gaumond on the right.
As well, Congratulations to John Flynn who made his 1st & 2nd degree last month on 10/28/14.
The new Grand Knight of Council # 420, Bruce Gaumond, was installed by DD Frank Simpson. Bruce was accompanied by his wife Katie.
The new KofC Council # 420 Officers were installed by DD Frank Simpson assisted by DD Ed Butler with Deacon Gary Porter serving as our Chaplain.
A few of our Sir Knights in Regalia attended Fr. Chris Peschel's First Mass on June 8, 2014 in Taunton, MA