NEWS & REVIEWS…
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS INSTALLATION 2015
The Knights of Columbus Council #13388 of Christ the King Parish held their annual Installation of Officers on July 25, 2015. It began with attendance at the 4:00 PM Mass, celebrated by Monsignor Hoye, and attended by their friends and families. Immediately after Mass, they went to St. Judes Chapel and there were sworn into their various positions by District Deputy Bud Costello.
K of C Chaplain, Monsignor Hoye opened the proceedings with a prayer, followed by a talk from outgoing Grand Knight , Mark Linse. Chaplain , Msgr. Hoye, finally received his Jewel signifying his office in the council., followed in turn by each officer receiving his “charge” and Jewel from District Deputy Bud Costello. When possible help was given to each Knight by their respective wives doing the honors of placing their Jewel, representing their office, around their necks.
After the ceremony in the Chapel the new officers, wives , friends and families retired to the Quashnet Country club for a nice meal.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS GIVES SCHOLARSHIPS TO TWO WORTHY RECIPIENTS
& BARBARA COTTON SPEAKS, AS WELL AS SEMINARIAN MATTHEW GILL.
At the Knight’s of Columbus June 8, 2015 Business Meeting, Grand Knight Mark Linse presented two outstanding young men with $1,000.00 Scholarships each. The students, Bryan Hyde, and Christian Cotton, will both be attending St. John Paul II in the fall.
Bryan Hyde was accompanied by his mother, Christen, and Christian Cotton was accompanied by his parents, John and Barbara Cotton.
After the presentations, both Bryan and Christian gave very well thought out thank you’s to the Knights of Columbus, explaining how much the scholarships meant to them and their families, and a promise to do their very best to make one and all proud for them.
Barbara Cotton took the time of the event to say a “Thank You” to the Knights of Columbus for their Donation of $300.00 to The Cape Cod Children’s Museum in Mashpee where she is the Director. The money was, in turn, given by the Museum to three families to cover their one year memberships. She went on to say how grateful these families were to the K of C for the opportunities allowed because of these gifts.
Closing out the guest list, was, Seminarian Matthew Gill, who is attending St. John’s Seminary in Boston, MA. He is one of the 4 seminarians that the Council gives support to over the year. He came to the meeting to thank all the Knights for their continued support, both spiritual and monetary. The Council gives each seminarian a $500.00 yearly stipend.
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Who Can Join The Knights of Columbus
Membership in The Knights of Columbus Council 13388 is open to practicing Catholic men in union with The Holy See who are at least eighteen years old. A practicing Catholic is one who lives up to the Commandments of God and the precepts of the Church.
For more information contact Marty Henry email@example.com
Since the inception of the Council some of the many activities and
programs that have been undertaken and supported are as follows:
Ongoing Red Cross blood drives
Right to Life