(Council Number)

Maynard Council 2121

P.O. Box 38,

 

Maynard, MA, 01754

 

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Who are the Knights?
The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with 1.7 million members. It provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families and young people.


As a member of the Knights of Columbus you and your family enjoy many benefits, including 12 free issues annually of Columbia magazine, the world's largest Catholic family magazine, eligibility to join the Knights of Columbus top-ranked life insurance program, and many more family and personal benefits.

Benefits of being a member of Maynard Council of the Knights of Columbus include: Church Activities: Pancake Breakfasts, St. Patrick's dinner and entertainment, Helping at Saint Bridget's Bingo on Friday Night at 7:PM, Coats for Kids, Start of Summer Cook Out, Ushering at Mass; Youth Activities: yearly Basket Ball Free Throw, Communion Breakfast for the First Communion Class; Family Activities: Start of Summer Cook Out; Community Service: Blood Drive, providing our Hall for various Town Events, and Parades; Council Activities: Trips to the Pawsox, Trips to Fox Woods, Charity Drive (tootsie Roll) for Mentally and Physically Challenged Children, Irish Night Dinner, Polish Night Dinner, Italian Night Dinner, Pool League.

How To Join
Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to practicing Catholic men in union with the Holy See, who are at least 18 years old. A practicing Catholic is one who lives up to the Commandments of God and the precepts of the Church. Application blanks are available from any member of the Knights of Columbus.

Contact the Membership Director Steve Pomfret to join. steve.pomfret@verizon.net (978) 897-7856 or any of the other members of the Council.

 
4th Degree EmblemAny Third Degree member in good standing, is eligible for membership in the Fourth Degree. The primary purpose of the Fourth Degree is to foster the spirit of patriotism by promoting responsible citizenship and a love of and loyalty to the Knights' respective countries through active membership in local Fourth Degree groups (called "assemblies"). Certain members of the Fourth Degree serve as honor guards at civic and religious functions, an activity that has brought worldwide recognition to the Knights of Columbus. Members of the Maynard Council usually join the Edward F. McSweeney Assembly #400. For more information on 4th Degree click on the go to Fourth Degree McSweeney 400 square on the top left of the home page.

Ladies Auxiliary
The Ladies Auxiliary's main function is to SUPPORT the men and the council. They do this primarily by providing help at events, cooking for events and providing monetary help. They also help with setting up and beautifying the hall for events. The Maynard Council does not have a formal Ladies Auxilary. Most Families work together for the greater good of the Council and their Church.