Knights of Columbus
Community Life/Social ~ Fostering Fellowship
Knights of Columbus Christ the King
Council 13388, Mashpee, Massachusetts
CHRIST THE KING KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL 13388 RECEIVES TOP AWARD
Christ The King Knights of Columbus Council 13388 has received the distinction of Star Council, the international organization’s top award for local councils.
The Star Council Award recognizes overall excellence in the areas of membership, promotion of fraternal insurance benefits, sponsorship of faith formation programs and service-oriented activities.
Council 13388 Knights are involved in numerous projects in the Mashpee area to include
Call A Knight program for senior parishioners providing assistance around the home such as changing light bulbs, changing smoke detector batteries, light yard work, driving to medical appointments, minor electrical work, changing window screens and minor plumbing work.
Knights support Cape Cod Healthcare with regular blood drives at the parish.
Working at the parish food pantry providing food for needy individuals.
Knights have also organized and funded a Coats for Kids program providing winter coats for families in need.
Additional assistance from the Knights include Ukrainian financial support.
Financial support for a pregnancy center.
Financial support for catholic schools and seminarians.
Support for other parish programs.
Financial awards for Senior Alter Servers.
For information on joining the Knights of Columbus contact local Membership Director
or call (774) 763-5677.
Fr. Edward Healey
Deputy G. Knight
Kevin M. Brown
Keith P Woodbury
Our Mission Statement
Christ The King Council13388 is comprised of members of the Knights of Columbus, the largest fraternal lay organization of The Catholic Church. We are Catholic gentlemen committed to the exemplification of Charity, Unity, Fraternity, Patriotism, and Defense of The Catholic Church. The order is consecrated to The Blessed Virgin Mary and is unequivocal in its loyalty to the Pope and is firmly committed to the protection of human life from conception to natural death and the preservation and the defense of the family. We are dedicated to helping Catholic Families spiritually grow in their faith and defend their beliefs. Through strong volunteerism of time and talent, members involve themselves in charitable programs to meet the needs of Christ The King Parish and the Mashpee, MA community.
Father Michael J. Mc Givney
founded the Knights of Columbus in 1882 at Saint Mary’s in New Haven, CT. as an organization committed to unity as a Catholic lay organization, Charity to those in need, and Fraternity with fellow brother knights.
Today, knights and their families remain true to these principles and work to spread Columbianism around the world.
You and your family will benefit from membership in the Knights of Columbus. Join today and help make a better tomorrow.
The Knights Prayer
Our Lady Queen of the Knights, bless all the activities of our order. Keep us true to our pledge to extend the kingship of thy Divine Son on Earth. Through your intercession, win for us the grace ever to exemplify in our public and in our private lives the virtues which should characterize those especially dedicated to the service of the heavenly court. Make us always aware as your Knights we are constantly observed, our faith judged and our Order appreciated. Accept O Mary this renewed pledge of Faith and devotion of thy servants, The Knights of Columbus, Amen.
CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS 2023
2023 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SCHOLARSHIPS
Knights of Columbus Installation ~ July 17, 2023
Honorary Life Member Martin F. Henry
Honorary Membership is for members who have attained the actual age of 65 and who have been members of the Order for 25 or more consecutive years. Honorary Life Membership recognizes individuals whom Council deems to have been significant benefactors and/or supporters of the Association. Recipients will receive free membership for life. The candidate must be nominated by two members of the Association
CALL A KNIGHT
Purpose: to provide a service for the elderly within the parish.
Who’s Eligible: Parishioners 80 years or older.
Examples Of Services Offered:
minor electrical work
light bulb replacement
smoke alarm battery replacement
minor landscape, gardening, or yard work
transportation to medical appointments locally
replace screening in windows and doors
minor computer problems
remove and replace storm door screens/windows
replace door sweeps and seals
others items will be considered
PROCESS: Contact the parish office (508-477-7700) with your request.
Someone from the Knights will respond and set up an appointment. If approved, two (2) Knights will normally respond to the request. Labor is free; requestor pays for materials.
Helping the Knights Prepare for Christmas
HONORING BILL KELLY
Bill Kelly, was honored this week as a life member of the Knights of Columbus after more than 25 years of dedicated service. We thank Bill for his dedicated years of service.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS INSTALLATION
On Tuesday, September 7th, 2021 the new officers of Council 13388 were installed This was the first in-person Knights business meeting since March of 2020.
Knights of Columbus Donation to the Mashpee Town Building
Coats for Kids
Tootsie Roll Fundraiser
Donation of Automated External Defibrillator
Christ The King Council was founded in 2003 through the efforts of a small core of Church parishioners and their Pastor Reverend Monsignor Ronald A. Tosti who saw a need for Catholic men to share their talents abilities and leadership in service to The Catholic Church and all those in need.
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.