Date Event   Location
          Click on blue highlighted fields for more information    
       
2015      
Sept 3rd Boston Regional Meeting For Districts 31-38, 51, 53 - Mt Pleasant Council #98  7 PM Contact State Advocate Paul Flanagan.   West Roxbury
September 6th thru October 4th SILVER ROSE IN MASSACHUSETTS - Click on this line to see schedule (If you are interested in getting the SILVER ROSE on an open date--Contact State Office)   State Wide
Sept 8th North Regional Meeting For Districts 22-30 & 54 - Fr. Coppens Council # 4336 in Tewksbury beginning at 7:00 PM  Contact Past State Deputy Peter Healy   Tewksbury
Sept 9th Central Regional Meeting For Districts 10-21 & 50 - John Boyle O'Reilly Council #85 (17 Willow Street) in Westboro beginning at 7:00 PM. Contact State Treasurer Bob Morrison.   Westboro
Sept 12th One Day Retreat - St Benedict Abbey - Harvard 8:30-5:30   Harvard
Sept 13th Western Regional Meeting For Districts 1-9 - St Thomas School Gym , Westfield St (Rt 20) and Pine St  West Springfield 4 PM - Contact State Warden Michael Lesperance   West Springfield
Sept 15th South Regional Meeting For Districts 40-49, 52 - Place St. Patrick's in Wareham 7PM.  Contact State Secretary Paul O'Sullivan.   Wareham
Sept 19th Worcester Chapter 5th Anniversary Dinner   Spencer
Sept 20th State Installation of Officers St Ann's Church 243 Neponset Ave Dorchester @ 1 PM   Dorchester
Sept 23rd State Board Meeting (Change)   Norwood
October 3rd North Region Soccer Challenge - Registration will be at 3:00 PM.  Competition will begin at 3:30 AM.  Location - Greater Lawrence Technical School,  57 River Road,  Andover--Contact: Paul Lambert, D.D. Res: (978) 609-6420 Email: pdllaw@comcast.net                      Districts 22-35, 54   TBD
October 10th Western Region Soccer Challenge - Registration will be at 9AM.  Competition will begin at 9:30AM.  Ludlow Community Center, Randall Boys and Girls Club, 91 Claudia Way, Ludlow. Contact Dan Arsenault with questions at (413) 834-3680. Districts 1-9   Ludlow
October 11th South Region Soccer Challenge - Registration will be at 12:00 Noon.  Competition will begin at 12:30 PM.  Friends Field at the Ahern Middle School 111 Mechanic St Foxboro. Contact: Ed Butler eab.tnb@verizon.net  Districts 36-49, 52   Foxboro
October 11th Central Region Soccer Challenge - Registration will be at 9:15 AM.  Competition will begin at 10:00 AM.  Northbridge Middle School 171 Linwood Avenue Whitinsville  Contact: Frank Puda francis.puda@fmr.com   Cell/TXT: (774) 268-2076 Districts 10-21   Whitinsville
October 13th State Board Meeting (Change)   Norwood
November 1 NEW ENGLAND 4th Degree Exemplification Honoring Bishop Daniel Reilly (See Details)

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  Worcester
November 7 Tentative Date State Council Charity Ball Doubletree Leominster   Leominster
November 15 State Finals Soccer Challenge - Registration will be at 9:00 AM.  Competition will begin at 10:00 AM.  Nichols College 120 Center Rd Dudley Parking Lot M  Contest on Vendetti Field-  Proof of Age Required    Contact: Michael R. Kirkpatrick  F.D.D. (413) 532-0218 Email: kirk1952@verizon.net   Nichols College Dudley
December 5-6 District Deputy Mid-Winter Conference   Leominster
December 5 State Directory Christmas Party   Leominster
December 12 Wreaths Across America Bourne & Agawam Cemetery   Bourne & Agawam
2016      
March 5th

South Region Freethrow Competition Sacred Heart School 329 Bishops Highway, Kingston - Registration 9AM Competition 10AM Contact: FDD Charlie Comeau  (781) 585-3082  frenchwood@aol.com

  Kingston
March 12th  Worcester Men's Conference   Worcester
March 12th

West Region Free Throw Competition-Location: St. Thomas Apostle Gym, 47 Pine St., West Springfield  Entrance to gym is on Rte 20 opposite Toomey O’Brien Funeral Home. Registration: 9AM Competition: 10AM  Contact: Tom Butler Res: (413) 739-1373 Cell: (413) 575-2968 Email:  tm.butler@comcast.net

  West Springfield
April 2nd Fourth Degree Exemplification @ Holiday Inn Honoring State Deputy Russ Steinbach   Peabody
April 18th Lantern Award   TBD
May 20-22 State Convention - Hyannis Resort & Conference Center   Hyannis
       

 

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,

Patrick Nelson,FDD

138 Fellsmere Street,

Lynn, Ma. 01904 (781) 581-5352

moshouse@aol.com

 

****First 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.

2015 Proper Dress Required
13-September

Valencia Council #80 Milford @ Sacred Heart Church

Degree Starts at 4:00 Candidates at 3:30
17-September Fr. Shea Council #11178 Fr Shea Hall Our Lady of the Lake Parish 224 Sheep Pasture Rd Southwick Degree Starts at 7:15 Candidates at 6:30
21-September

Tewksbury Council #4336

Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
21-September

St John the Evangelist Council #14842 Townsend @ St John the Evangelist Parish Hall Townsend.   Contact Brian at ashby54@gmail.com  membership kit required

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

Msgr Marshall Council #103 Pittsfield

Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
24-September

Unity Council #2212 West Springfield 89 Pine Street (building near front of Church)

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
29-Sept

Middleboro / Lakeville Council #223

Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
4-October

Valencia Council #80 Milford @ Sacred Heart Church

Degree Starts at 4:00 Candidates at 3:30
6-October Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
13-October Belchertown Council # 10698 Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
15-October Fr. Shea Council #11178 Fr Shea Hall Our Lady of the Lake Parish 224 Sheep Pasture Rd Southwick Degree Starts at 7:15 Candidates at 6:30
19-October Mother of Good Counsel Council #1078 Andover Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
19-October Leicester Council #4528 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
22-October

Medford  Council #141 at Saint Clements Parish in Medford.

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
22-October

Unity Council #2212 West Springfield 89 Pine Street (building near front of Church)

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
26-October

Fairview Council #4044 Chicopee

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
27-October

Msgr Marshall Council #103 Pittsfield

Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
27-October

Middleboro / Lakeville Council #223

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

St Richard Council #14940 Sterling 

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

Valencia Council #80 Milford @ Sacred Heart Church

Degree Starts at 4:00 Candidates at 3:30
16-November

Tewksbury Council #4336

Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
16-November

St John the Evangelist Council #14842 Townsend @ St John the Evangelist Parish Hall Townsend.   Contact Brian at ashby54@gmail.com  membership kit required

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
19-November Fr. Shea Council #11178 Fr Shea Hall Our Lady of the Lake Parish 224 Sheep Pasture Rd Southwick Degree Starts at 7:15 Candidates at 6:30
24-November

Middleboro / Lakeville Council #223

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

Valencia Council #80 Milford @ Sacred Heart Church

Degree Starts at 4:00 Candidates at 3:30
9-December

St Richard Council #14940 Sterling 

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
14-December Leicester Council #4528 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
17-December Fr. Shea Council #11178 Fr Shea Hall Our Lady of the Lake Parish 224 Sheep Pasture Rd Southwick Degree Starts at 7:15 Candidates at 6:30
20-December Mother of Good Counsel Council #1078 Andover Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
2016 Proper Dress Required
18-January

Tewksbury Council #4336

Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
21-January Fr. Shea Council #11178 Fr Shea Hall Our Lady of the Lake Parish 224 Sheep Pasture Rd Southwick Degree Starts at 7:15 Candidates at 6:30
17-February Leicester Council #4528 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
18-February Fr. Shea Council #11178 Fr Shea Hall Our Lady of the Lake Parish 224 Sheep Pasture Rd Southwick Degree Starts at 7:15 Candidates at 6:30
21-February Mother of Good Counsel Council #1078 Andover Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
22-February

Fairview Council #4044 Chicopee

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
24-February

St Richard Council #14940 Sterling 

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
17-March Fr. Shea Council #11178 Fr Shea Hall Our Lady of the Lake Parish 224 Sheep Pasture Rd Southwick Degree Starts at 7:15 Candidates at 6:30
21-March

Tewksbury Council #4336

Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
11-April

Fairview Council #4044 Chicopee

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
17-April Mother of Good Counsel Council #1078 Andover Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
20-April Leicester Council #4528 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
21-April Fr. Shea Council #11178 Fr Shea Hall Our Lady of the Lake Parish 224 Sheep Pasture Rd Southwick Degree Starts at 7:15 Candidates at 6:30
27-April

St Richard Council #14940 Sterling 

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

Tewksbury Council #4336

Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
19-May Fr. Shea Council #11178 Fr Shea Hall Our Lady of the Lake Parish 224 Sheep Pasture Rd Southwick Degree Starts at 7:15 Candidates at 6:30
13-June

Fairview Council #4044 Chicopee

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
13-June Leicester Council #4528 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
16-June Fr. Shea Council #11178 Fr Shea Hall Our Lady of the Lake Parish 224 Sheep Pasture Rd Southwick Degree Starts at 7:15 Candidates at 6:30
19-June Mother of Good Counsel Council #1078 Andover Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
27-June

St Richard Council #14940 Sterling 

Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30

****Second Degrees**** 

 

  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
2015 Proper Dress Required
13-September

Good Shepherd  Council 16156  St Zepherin's Parish Hall Wayland

Degree Starts at 1:00 Candidates at 12:00
21-September Leicester Council #4528 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
24-September

Unity Council #2212 West Springfield 89 Pine Street (building near front of Church)

After First Degree
27-September Norwood Council #252 Degree Starts at 1:00 Candidates at 12:00
29-September

Middleboro / Lakeville Council #223

After First Degree
4-October Corpus Christi  Council 9444 Corpus Christi Parish, 324 Quaker Meeting House Rd in East Sandwich Degree Starts at 2:00 Candidates at 1:30
6-October Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman After First Degree
22-October

Unity Council #2212 West Springfield 89 Pine Street (building near front of Church)

After First Degree
27-October

Middleboro / Lakeville Council #223

After First Degree
27-October

Fairview Council #4044 Chicopee

3-November Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman After First Degree
16-November Leicester Council #4528 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
24-November

Middleboro / Lakeville Council #223

After First Degree
2-December Cardinal Spellman Council #347 Whitman After First Degree
2016 Proper Dress Required
8-January Ware Council #183 Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
20-January Leicester Council #4528 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
31-January Fr Hogan  Council  #14236 St Julie's Hall 494 Slocum Road Dartmouth Degree Starts at 1:00 Candidates at 12:30
23-February

Fairview Council #4044 Chicopee

16-March Leicester Council #4528 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
8-April Ware Council #183 Degree Starts at 7:00 Candidates at 6:30
12-April

Fairview Council #4044 Chicopee

18-May Leicester Council #4528 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
14-June

Fairview Council #4044 Chicopee

15-June Leicester Council #4528 Degree Starts at 7:30 Candidates at 7:00
 
 
 
 

****Third Degrees****

 

Date Council Time
2015 Proper Dress Required  
30-August

Council: St Anthony's  Council 16204  Lawrence @ St Anthony's Church Hall 145 Amesbury St Lawrence

 

CO:   FDD  Pat Nelson 

PFC:  FDD  Don Collins

Host DD: DD Jim Hauer

Degree Starts    2:00

Candidates at  1:00    

 

13-September

Council: Good Shepherd  Council 16156  St Zepherin's Parish Hall Wayland

 

CO:   FDD  Pat Nelson 

PFC:  FDD  Don Collins

Host DD: DD Edward Hebert

Degree Starts    3:00

Candidates at  2:00    

13-September

Council: Leominster  Council 406  484 Lancaster St

 

CO:   FDD  

PFC:  FDD  

Host DD: DD Philip Morand

Degree Starts    2:00

Candidates at  1:00    

27-September

 

Council: Norwood  Council 252

 

CO:   FDD  Don Collins

PFC:  PGK larry Donahue  

Host DD: DD Joe McHugo

Degree Starts    2:00

Candidates at  1:00    

4-October

 

Council: Corpus Christi  Council 9444 Corpus Christi Parish, 324 Quaker Meeting House Rd in East Sandwich.

 

CO:   FDD  

PFC:  FDD  

Host DD: DD Lew Corcoran

 

After Second Degree  3rd Degree Starts    3:00

Candidates at  2:00   

2016 Proper Dress Required  
15-January

Council: Ware  Council  #183  126 West Main St. Ware

 

CO:   FDD   

PFC:  FDD  

Host DD: DD Robert Chartier

Degree Starts    7:00

Candidates at  6:30   

31-January

Council: Fr Hogan  Council  #14236  St Julie's Hall 494 Slocum Road Dartmouth

 

CO:   FDD   

PFC:  FDD  

Host DD: DD Lew Corcoran

Degree Starts    2:00

Candidates at  1:00   

 

15-April

Council: Ware  Council  #183  126 West Main St. Ware

 

CO:   FDD   

PFC:  FDD  

Host DD: DD Robert Chartier

Degree Starts    7:00

Candidates at  6:30    

     
(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 Second and 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.