In the past year, Council 1232: successfully created The Father Jack Gentleman Scholarship Fund for graduating MERHS seniors to honor the late pastor of Sacred Heart
For the past ten years Masconomo Council 1232 Knights of Columbus awarded scholarships to two deserving seniors graduating from MERHS. This year it doubled the amount granted from $500 to $1,000 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, who died in January. The program is now known as The Father Jack Gentleman Memorial Scholarship Fund.