Date Event Location
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2016    
Aug 28th - Oct 3rd Silver Rose in Massachusetts from Sunday, August 28 to Sunday, October 2nd

Pilgrimage of Silver Rose--Click on Blue

State Wide
September 11th State Installation of Officers and District Deputies 1:00 PM Mass (DDs 12:30) St. Mary's Church 59 Carpenter Street Foxboro Foxboro
September 12th North Region Regional Meeting of all DDs, GKs, FSs and Council Officers   at Fr Coppens Council Tewksbury 2068 Main St  @ 7:00. State Warden Rob Morrison    DISTRICTS 22 - 32, 54 Tewksbury
September 13th Western Region Regional Meeting of all DDs, GKs, FSs and Council Officers   at Fairview Council 1599 Memorial Drive
Chicopee @ 7:00.  State Advocate Mike Lesperance 
  DISTRICTS 1-9
Chicopee
September 14th South Region Regional Meeting of all DDs, GKs, FSs and Council Officers   at St. Patrick’s Hall, 82 High St, Wareham   beginning at 7:00. State Treasurer Paul Flanagan   DISTRICTS 43-52, 55 Wareham
September 19th Central Region Regional Meeting of all DDs, GKs, FSs and Council Officers   at St. Ann's Church, 134 Cochituate Road in Wayland beginning at 7:00.  State Secretary Bob Morrison 
     DISTRICTS 10 - 21, 53
Wayland
September 20th Boston Region Regional Meeting of all DDs, GKs, FSs and Council Officers   at St Marks VFW  69 Bailey St, Dorchester  beginning at 7:00.  Immediate Past State Deputy Russ Steinbach   DISTRICTS 33-42, 56 Dorchester
September 21st State Board Meeting (Date Changed) Norwood
October 9th Worcester Pro-Life Mass - Cathedral of St Paul 38 High Street Worcester  10:15 AM Mass Worcester
November 5th State Charity Ball - Doubletree Hotel 11 Beaver St. Milford --5:00 Mass  6:00 – 7:00 pm Cocktails – 7:00 Dinner  Milford
November 19th

Springfield Pro Life Mass - Springfield Diocese St Michael Cathedral 4 PM Mass

Springfield
December 3 State Directory Christmas Party Milford
December 3-4 District Deputy Mid-Winter Conference Milford
2017

 

 
 
February 12 Fall River Culture of Life Mass @ 10 AM with Bishop DeCunha Fall River
March 4 South Region Free Throw TBD
March 11 Western Region Free Throw TBD
March 18th

Central Region Free

TBD
April 17 Lantern Award TBD
April 29th State Free Throw Final TBD
May 19-21 State Convention - Hyannis Resort & Conference Center Hyannis
June 22 Past State Officer's Dinner Leominster
June 23 Grand Knight's Conference Leominster

 

Degree Schedule
Cancellation and/or Changes of a Scheduled Third Degree can ONLY be done by the State Deputy!!

Please email your 1st, 2nd & 3rd degree dates to the State Office
and the State Ceremonials Chairman in order that they be included in this listing

2nd & 3rd 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.

2016 Proper Dress Required
24-August

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
25-August

Unity Council  #2212 St Thomas Church 89 Pine St West Springfield

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
30-August Middleboro / Lakeville Council #223 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
6-September Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
8-September

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
11-September

Valencia Council 80 District 17 Sacred Heart Church Milford MA  Suit and Tie is recommended

Degree Starts at 4:00 Candidates at 3:30
12-September

St John the Evangelist Council 14842 in Townsend Reservations please email Brian at ashby54@gmail.com 

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
13-September

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-September Ware Council #183 Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
19-September

Leicester Council #4528

Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
19-September Tewksbury Council #4335 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
22-September Elder Council #69 Chicopee Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
27-September Msgr Marshall Council  #103 Pittsfield Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
27-September Middleboro / Lakeville Council #223 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
2-October

Valencia Council #80 District 17 Sacred Heart Church Milford MA  Suit and Tie is recommended

Degree Starts at 4:00 Candidates at 3:30
4-October Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
11-October

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
13-October

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
17-October

Leicester Council 4528

Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
20-October Ware Council #183 Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
24-Ocotober Fairview Council #4044 Chicopee Degree Starts at 6:00 Candidates at 5:30
25-October Msgr Marshall Council  #103 Pittsfield Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
25-October Middleboro / Lakeville Council #223 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
26-October

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
1-November Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
6-November

Valencia Council 80 District 17 Sacred Heart Church Milford MA  Suit and Tie is recommended

Degree Starts at 4:00 Candidates at 3:30
8-November Msgr Marshall Council  #103 Pittsfield Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
10-November

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
14-November

St John the Evangelist Council 14842 in Townsend Reservations please email Brian at ashby54@gmail.com 

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
15-November

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
17-November Ware Council #183 Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
21-November Tewksbury Council #4335 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
29-November Middleboro / Lakeville Council #223 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
4-December

Valencia Council 80 District 17 Sacred Heart Church Milford MA  Suit and Tie is recommended

Degree Starts at 4:00 Candidates at 3:30
6-December Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
8-December

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
13-December Msgr Marshall Council  #103 Pittsfield Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
13-December

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-December Ware Council #183 Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
19-December

Leicester Council #4528

Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
28-December

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
2017  
3-January Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
9-January

St John the Evangelist Council 14842 in Townsend Reservations please email Brian at ashby54@gmail.com 

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
10-January

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
12-January

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
16-January Tewksbury Council #4335 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
19-January Ware Council #183 Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
7-February Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
9-February

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
14-February

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
16-February Ware Council #183 Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
20-February Fairview Council #4044 Chicopee Degree Starts at 6:00 Candidates at 5:30
20-February

Leicester Council #4528

Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
22-February

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
7-March Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
9-March

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
14-March

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
16-March Ware Council #183 Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
20-March Tewksbury Council #4335 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
4-April Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
10-April Fairview Council #4044 Chicopee Degree Starts at 6:00 Candidates at 5:30
11-April

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
13-April

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
20-April Ware Council #183 Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
24-April

Leicester Council #4528

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
2-May Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
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 #4335 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
18-May Ware Council #183 Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
6-June Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
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 Ware Council #183 Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
19-June

Leicester Council #4528

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

****Formation Degrees**** 

 

  District Deputy is responsible for booking a second 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
2016 Proper Dress Required
25-August

Unity Council  #2212 St Thomas Church 89 Pine St West Springfield

After Admission Degree
30-August Middleboro / Lakeville Council #223 After Admission Degree
6-September Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman After Admission Degree
25-September Good Shepherd Council #16156 Wayland Degree Starts at 1:00 Candidates at 12:30
27-September Middleboro / Lakeville Council #223 After Admission Degree
4-October Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman After Admission Degree
25-October Middleboro / Lakeville Council #223 After Admission Degree
1-November Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman After Admission Degree
21-November

Leicester Council #4528

Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
29-November Middleboro / Lakeville Council #223 After Admission Degree
6-December Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman After Admission Degree
2017  
3-January Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman After Admission Degree
16-January

Leicester Council #4528

Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
7-February Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman After Admission Degree
7-March Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman After Admission Degree
20-March

Leicester Council #4528

Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
4-April Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman After Admission Degree
2-May Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman After Admission Degree
15-May

Leicester Council #4528

Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
6-June Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman After Admission Degree

    ****Knighting Degrees****

 

  The District Deputy must file a third degree request  form and the State Council will assign a third degree team.  Councils must have $5.50 per candidate for the third degree medallion and must assume any food costs from the local hosting council.  
Date Council Time
2016 Proper Dress Required  
25-September

Council:   Good Shepherd Council #16156 Wayland

 

CO:  

PFC:  

Host DD:  Edward Hebert

Degree Starts    2:00   After Formation Degree

Candidates at  1:00   

(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.