(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 almost 2 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. Our mission is to help the church. Who is the church? Is it the Pope, the Cardinals, the Bishops, the Priests, the Deacons, the People who teach CCD, the people who attend mass at Saint Bridget’s is it you? The answer is all of the above.

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, Parish Summer Cook Out, Ushering at Mass; Youth Activities: yearly Basket Ball Free Throw, Communion Breakfast for the First Communion Class; Family Activities: Parish Summer Cook Out; Community Service: Blood Drive, and Parades; Council Activities: Trips to the Redsox, Trips to Fox Woods, Charity Drive (tootsie Roll) for Mentally and Physically Challenged Children, Irish Night Dinner, Polish Night Dinner, Italian Night Dinner. Helping church ministries.

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. Insurance membership is optional. You do not have to participate in the insurance program.

Contact the Membership Director Steve Pomfret to join. steve.pomfret@verizon.net   or call (978) 897-7856. We do not answer the phone due to scammers so you must leave a message with your name and number and how we can help you. We will call you back. You can also contact any of the other members of the Council and tell them you want to know more about the Knights of Columbus.

 
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.

Most Families work together for the greater good of the Council and their Church.