Date Event Location
          Click on blue highlighted fields for more information  
     
2017    
April 22nd DD Henry (Hank) & LouAnne Pilla Friendship Dinner at St Francis Council #14091 311 River Street Waltham—Cocktails @ 6PM and Dinner at 7 PM. $25 per person Waltham
April 22nd

State Cribbage Tournament @ Wilmington Council  9 AM Registration  10 AM Start  $25 Entry Fee  

Wilmington
April 29th Mass. State Free Throw Championship Anna Maria College, 50 Sunset Lane, Paxton  Registration 8:30 - Proof of age required 
Competition  for all age levels  begins promptly at 9:30
All competitors earn  trophies at the State Finals
Contacts for event  -  State Youth Director Tom Butler FDD  at 
tm.butler@comcast.net  or 413-575-2968
                       Free Throw Director  Paul Perry PGK at 
pjpknights@yahoo.com or 508-943-9345
Paxton
April 29th DD James  & Catherine Hauer Friendship Dinner at Andover Council #1078 10 Brook Street Andover—Cocktails @ 6:30 PM and Dinner at 7:30 PM. $25 per person. Andover
May 6th Fourth Degree Exemplification at Hyannis Resort & Conference Center ---Letter (Click to View)

May 6th AD-Book Request

May 6th Hotel Registration

Hyannis
May 13th Living Rosary 2:00 PM and Mass 4:30 PM @ LaSallette Shrine in Attleboro Attleboro
May 18th State Board Meeting  5 PM Hyannis
May 19-21 State Convention - Hyannis Resort & Conference Center--Click For Hotel Reservation Form Hyannis
May 20th State Convention Ladies Brunch Hyannis
June 13th State Board Meeting Norwood
June 22nd

Past State Officer's Dinner-Doubletree

Leominster
June 23rd State Golf Tournament --The Woods in Westminster Westminster
June 23rd 1st Year District Deputies Meeting-Doubletree Leominster
June 24th Grand Knight's / District Deputy  Conference-Doubletree Leominster
June 25th District Deputy  Conference-Doubletree Leominster
August 13th PAWSOX K of C Day VS Columbus Clippers @ 1:35 PM--Regular Price $13.00 -    K of C  Price Per Person    $12.00  SPECIAL – SPECIAL  Each $12 ticket will receive a  “PRE-LOADED TICKET” worth a Ballpark Credit of $4 redeemable for  Merchandise or Concessions.  **** The first 50 kids purchasing tickets will be on the field to “High Five” PAWSOX players as they enter the field and also with the PAWSOX Mascots - Paws & Sox - to say the pre-game “PLAY BALL”.   Purchase Early!! Pawtucket
August 19th Fr. Joe Baggetta's K of C Family Cookout Natick
August 27th - October 8th Silver Rose in Massachusetts--See Chairman DD Lew Corcoran to be scheduled for Silver Rose Statewide
  State Installation  
September 30th Archdiocese of Boston Catholic Conference -- The Reason For Our HOPE                www.hopeconferences.com Lowell Auditorium
October 28th State Eastern Region Charity Ball @ Doubletree Hotel 11 Beaver Street Milford Milford
November 18th State Western Region Charity Ball @ Fairview Council #4044 1599 Memorial Drive Chicopee Chicopee
     

 

Degree Schedule
Cancellation and/or Changes of a Scheduled Knighthood (3rd) Degree can ONLY be done by the State Deputy!!

Please email your Admission, Formation and Knighthood degree dates to the State Office
and the State Ceremonials Chairman in order that they be included in this listing

Formation and Knighthood Degree form should be mailed (or emailed) to:

State Ceremonials Chairman,

Donald Collins, FDD

31 Ellsworth Terrace ,

Lynn, Ma. 01904 (617) 335-7176

****Admission Degrees****

Date Council          Time

 

 
Proper Dress Required-NOTE: Councils PLEASE bring your Lapel Pins, Rosary, and These Men They Call Knights booklet for your candidates.

2017         Proper Dress Required
24-April Fairview Council #4044 Chicopee Degree Starts at 6:00 Candidates at 5:30
24-April

Leicester Council #4528

Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
24-April Bishop Feehan Council #2911 Buzzards Bay Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
25-April Mt Pleasant Council #98 West Roxbury Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
25-April Msgr Marshall Council #103 Pittsfield Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
25-April Middleboro/Lakeville Council #223 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
26-April

St. Richard of Chichester #14940 Sterling Host District Deputy is Jim Link (DD#15) Home: 978-464-2489/Cell: 978-808-6584 Email: bjlinkjr@gmail.com

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
27-April Home City Council #63 Springfield Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
1-May Watertown Council #155 Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
2-May Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
3-May Berkshire Hills Council #314 Lee Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
3-May Sacred Heart Council #1847 Franklin Contact DD Bob Moores : 617-872-1745: bmoores1@yahoo.com Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
3-May Georgetown Council #6064 Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
5-May Seekonk Council #5108 Degree Starts at 6:30 Candidates at 6:00
7-May

Valencia Council 80 District 17 Sacred Heart Church 5 E Main St,  Milford MA  Please contact/notify Host DD Andy Vail (Cell: 508-745-8590 or andrew.vail1@verizon.net). Suit and Tie is recommended

Degree Starts at 4:00 Candidates at 3:30
9-May Mt Pleasant Council #98 Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
9-May Dorchester Council #107 St Mark's VFW 69 Bailey St Dorchester Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
9-May

St. Andre Bessette Council #15829 St. Paul's Parish (school building) 48 St. Paul St. Blackstone Reservations please: jimlaren@comcast.net

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
11-May

St. Mary's Council  #14298 Jefferson: Parish Center. Please contact Host DD Chris Daniel (Cell: 774-364-7319 or cdb1859@yahoo.com).

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
15-May Tewksbury Council #4336 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
16-May Dedham Council  #234 Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
18-May Ware Council #183 Reservations at 413-277-0012 GK Home Phone or chartier36@comcast.net Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
18-May

Unity Council #2212 Parish Center 89 Pine St West Springfield

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
22-May Christ The King Council #13888 Mashpee Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
23-May Mt Pleasant Council #98 West Roxbury Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
23-May Msgr Marshall Council #103 Pittsfield Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
25-May Elder Council #69 Chicopee Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
30-May Middleboro/Lakeville Council #223 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
4-June

Valencia Council 80 District 17 Sacred Heart Church 5 E Main St,  Milford MA  Please contact/notify Host DD Andy Vail (Cell: 508-745-8590 or andrew.vail1@verizon.net). Suit and Tie is recommended

Degree Starts at 4:00 Candidates at 3:30
6-June Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
7-June Dorchester Council #107 St Mark's VFW 69 Bailey St Dorchester Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
7-June St Blaise Council #15291 Bellingham Contact DD Bob Moores : 617-872-1745: bmoores1@yahoo.com Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
8-June

St. Patrick Council #16001 Rutland:  Parish Center Hall (please park in lower parking lot). Please contact Host DD Jim Link (Cell: 978-808-6584 or bjlinkjr@gmail.com).

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
12-June Fairview Council #4044 Chicopee Degree Starts at 6:00 Candidates at 5:30
13-June

St. Andre Bessette Council #15829 St. Paul's Parish (school building) 48 St. Paul St. Blackstone Reservations please: jimlaren@comcast.net

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
15-June Bishop Minihan Council #202 Haverhill Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
15-June Ware Council #183 Reservations at 413-277-0012 GK Home Phone or chartier36@comcast.net Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
19-June Mother of Good Counsel Council #1078  Suit and tie recommended attire. Please contact Jim Hauer @ 978-764-5536 or jim.hauer4@gmail.com Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
19-June

Leicester Council #4528

Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
22-June Home City Council #63 Springfield Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
26-June Bishop Connolly Council #9444 Sandwich Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
27-June Mt Pleasant Council #98 West Roxbury Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
27-June Msgr Marshall Council #103 Pittsfield Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
27-June Middleboro/Lakeville Council #223 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
28-June

St. Richard of Chichester #14940 Sterling Host District Deputy is Jim Link (DD#15) Home: 978-464-2489/Cell: 978-808-6584 Email: bjlinkjr@gmail.com

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
18-July

Lynnfield Council # 3745 1 K of C Way Lynnfield @ 6 PM 

Degree Starts at 6:00 Candidates at 5:30

29-August

Middleboro/Lakeville Council #223 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
26-September Middleboro/Lakeville Council #223 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
17-October

Lynnfield Council # 3745 1 K of C Way Lynnfield @ 6 PM 

Degree Starts at 6:00 Candidates at 5:30
31-October Middleboro/Lakeville Council #223 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
28-November Middleboro/Lakeville Council #223 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
19-December

Lynnfield Council # 3745 1 K of C Way Lynnfield @ 6 PM 

Degree Starts at 6:00 Candidates at 5:30

****Formation Degrees**** 

 

  District Deputy is responsible for booking a Formation degree team. It is the responsibility of the District Deputy to notify the Host DD, how many candidates from “their councils” will be attending the degrees and how many “guests” will be accompanying them.    
Date Council Time
  Proper Dress Required
2017  
23-April Our Lady of Good Counsel #1078 Andover Degree Starts at 1:00 Candidates at 12:30
25-April Middleboro/Lakeville Council #223 After Admission Degree
2-May Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman After Admission Degree
5-May Seekonk Council #5108 After Admission Degree
9-May Mt Pleasant Council #98 After Admission Degree
15-May

Leicester Council #4528

Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
18-May

Unity Council #2212 Parish Center 89 Pine St West Springfield

After Admission Degree
30-May Middleboro/Lakeville Council #223 After Admission Degree
4-June

St. Andre Bessette Council #15829 St. Paul's Parish (school building) 48 St. Paul St. Blackstone Reservations please: jimlaren@comcast.net

Degree Starts at 1:00 Candidates at 12:00
6-June Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman After Admission Degree
13-June Fairview Council #4044 Chicopee Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
17-June Fr. T G McGee Council #2612 on Nantucket Degree Starts at 1:00 Candidates at 12:00
27-June Middleboro/Lakeville Council #223 After Admission Degree
29-August Middleboro/Lakeville Council #223 After Admission Degree
26-September Middleboro/Lakeville Council #223 After Admission Degree
15-October St. Mary's Council #14298 Parish Hall 114 Princeton St Jefferson Degree Starts at 1:00 Candidates at 12:00
31-October Middleboro/Lakeville Council #223 After Admission Degree
28-November Middleboro/Lakeville Council #223 After Admission Degree

    ****Knighthood Degrees****

 

  The District Deputy must file a Knighthood degree request  form and the State Council will assign a Knighthood degree team.  Councils must have $5.50 per candidate for the Knighthood degree medallion and must assume any food costs from the local hosting council.  
Date Council Time
2017 Proper Dress Required  
23-April

Council:   Our Lady of Good Counsel #1078 Andover

 

CO:   DD  Lew Corcoran

PFC:  FDD   Don Henchey

Host DD:  James Hauer

 

Degree Starts    2:00  

Candidates at  1:00

After Formation Degree 

4-June

Council:   St Andre Bessett Council #15829  St Paul's Parish 48 St Paul Street Blackstone

 

CO:   DD 

PFC:  FDD 

Host DD:  James Laren

 

Degree Starts    2:00  

Candidates at  1:00 

After Formation Degree

4-June

Council:   Leicester Council #4528  91 Manville St. Leicester

 

CO:   DD 

PFC:  FDD 

Host DD:  Justin Ryan

 

Degree Starts    1:00  

Candidates at  12:00 

 

17-June

Council:   Fr. TG McGee Council #2612  Nantucket

 

CO:   DD 

PFC:  FDD 

Host DD:  Mark Linse

 

Degree Starts    2:00  

Candidates at  1:00 

After Formation Degree

 

15-October

Council:   St. Mary's Council #14298 Parish Hall 114 Princeton St Jefferson

 

CO:   DD 

PFC:  FDD 

Host DD:   Chris Daniel

 

Degree Starts    3:00  

Candidates at  2:00

After Formation Degree

 

(Tentative)   Red Date - Not Approved by State Deputy yet!!  

 

 

To all Grand Knights - Please notify the State Office of all First Degrees being held in your Council. If the state office has knowledge of where the First Degrees are being held, we will be able to pass this information on to your Brother Grand Knights who have candidates for this degree.

To all District Deputies - Please bear in mind that all Third Degree requests require State Council approval before this degree can be held. Please make sure that you complete and submit the required paperwork for these degrees.