The Knights of Columbus for the Jurisdiction of Massachusetts
proudly bestowed its highest public honor
THE 2012 LANTERN AWARD
Rev. Msgr. John J. M. Foster, Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA.
At the 116th Massachusetts Knights of Columbus Annual Lantern Award, Massachusetts Knights of Columbus State Deputy Russell Steinbach of Dorchester and The Archbishop of Boston, Sean Cardinal O’Malley present the Sixtieth Massachusetts Knights of Columbus Lantern Award to Rev. Msgr. John J. M. Foster, Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA. Msgr. Foster accepted for all the Military Chaplains who serve in the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA.
In 2014, The Knights of Columbus set new records in charitable giving for the 16th consecutive year. Our charitable contributions increased in 2014 by more than $3.4 million over the previous year to a record $173,550,680. In addition, The Knights of Columbus Annual achieved our highest level of charitable service, volunteering more than 71.5 million hours. Massachusetts has over 40,000 members in 282 local councils.