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Father Jack Gentleman Memorial Scholarship Fund

For the past eleven years Masconomo Council 1232 Knights of Columbus awarded scholarships to deserving seniors graduating from MERHS. Last year it doubled the amount granted and renamed the program in honor of the much loved pastor of Sacred Heart Manchester-by the Sea and St. John’s Essex, the late Rev. John Gentleman. The program is […]

Lenten Crosses

Many area residents have commented on the significance and meaning of Lenten tableau of three crosses displayed on the lawn of Sacred Heart church fronting heavily trafficked School Street, Manchester-by the Sea. “The tableau of crosses, a graphic representation of the Passion of Jesus Christ, is meant to be thought provoking. Traditionally we see the […]

FOCUS Lay Missionary Michael Gearing

At its March monthly meeting held at 7 Central, Masconomo Council 1232 Knights of Columbus hosted former Beverly resident and Endicott College graduate Michael Gearing, who summarized his role as a Catholic lay missionary in a university environment at MIT. A recent convert to Catholicism himself, Gearing has spent the past two years as a […]

Masconomo Council 12232 Knights of Columbus Receives Star Council Award

Masconomo Council 1232 Knights of Columbus Manchester by the-Sea, received the prestigious Star Council Award that recognizes outstanding achievement in church and community service programs and a vital membership enrollment program. It was awarded the coveted designation by the international Knights of Columbus Supreme Council, based in Washington DC. Only five percent of Massachusetts’ 280 […]

Hot Meals in downtown Beverly

Some Council members helped set up, serve, clean up at a hot meal program in downtown Beverly at the First Baptist Church December 7th.

Our Lady of Guadalupe tour

We are proud to announce that a new Knights of Columbus produced documentary film on Our Lady of Guadalupe begins airing across the country this Sunday on ABC affiliated stations. Narrated by actor Jim Caviezel, Guadalupe: The Miracle and the Message paints a comprehensive and inspiring picture of the history, facts, legacy and continued relevance […]

Bibles for confirmation classes

Masconomo Council 1232 Knights of Columbus Manchester-by the Sea purchased  Bibles for confirmation classes and Advent/ Lent devotional booklets