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2020 Tootsie Roll drive collects over $1,500.00 in donations

The council was able to collect over $1,500.00 in donations from the 2020 Tootsie Roll drive which was nearly twice as much as last year. Brother Knights, a big thank you to everyone for a very successful tootsie roll drive! Special thanks to Jim Freeman for the great leadership and organization as well.  Thank you […]

Dr. Kerry Pound

Dr. Kerry Pound received a bachelor’s degree in Bioethics from Georgetown University; upon graduation, she then attended Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship to obtain a second bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Theology. She then attended medical school at McGill University in Montreal prior to settling in the Boston area to begin a career in […]

Star Council awarded to Council 1232

Knights of Columbus Masconomo Council 1232 of Manchester by the Sea, Massachusetts has been awarded the distinction of Star Council, the international organization’s top honor for local councils. The Star Council award recognizes overall achievement and excellence in the areas of church and community service programs and a vital, thriving membership, joined to a strong […]

Tootsie Roll Drive

Masconomo Council 1232 Knights of Columbus Annual Campaign for People with Intellectual Disabilities Set for Columbus Day Weekend October 10th. On Saturday October 10th brother knights of Masconomo Council 1232 Knights of Columbus will spread throughout Manchester by-the Sea, Essex, and Hamilton for the Order’s Campaign for People with Intellectual Disabilities commonly known as “the […]

Beatification of Father McGivney

Beatification of Father McGivney to take place Oct. 31 in Hartford, Conn. The beatification ceremony for Father Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, will be celebrated Oct. 31, 2020, in the Archdiocese of Hartford, Conn. Father McGivney is pictured in an undated portrait. On May 27 the Vatican announced Pope Francis had approved […]

Roy Schoeman author

Roy Schoeman’s Jewish parents fled from Nazi Germany to New York, where he was born and grew up. He received his Jewish education from prominent Orthodox rabbis such as Arthur Hertzberg and Arthur Green, who ran the largest rabbinical college in the United States. The charismatic-Hasidic rabbi Shlomo Carlebach also influenced him. He studied at […]

2020 Scholarships and Awards

Masconomo Council 1232 Knights of Columbus has awarded scholarships to these deserving seniors. Christina Bullock, University of San Diego and College of Charleston Madeline Carvalho, James Madison University Benjamin Flood, University of Tampa Sofia Gillespie, Boston College Isabella Leonard , UMass Lowell Mason Paccone, FSU or University of Miami Cagney Pallazola, Providence College or Elon […]

Dr. Thomas Sullivan speaker

Masconomo Council 1232 Knights of Columbus Manchester by the Sea is pleased to announce that its first scheduled speaker for 2020 on Thursday January 9th a t6:45 pm in Sacred Heart parish hall School St Manchester by the Sea will be Dr. Thomas Sullivan who will speak on critical life issues from conception to end […]

Open Door annual awards breakfast

Fred and Valerie Johnson of Manchester by the Sea honored by the Open Door Food Pantry and receive the Helen Muise Award for outstanding volunteer service to benefit Open Door activities Julie LaFontaine, executive director of the Open Door presented the awards and said, “Nothing would get done without the dedicated volunteers and staff members […]