The Knights of Columbus are a Roman Catholic fraternal service organization with 15,000 councils and 1.9 million members in the United States . The Knights participate in many charitable events and work with a variety of nonprofit groups to support the community. The Knights of Columbus stand for four core principles which are charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism. The Knights of Columbus Father Hogan Council serve the Dartmouth parishes of St. Julies and St. Mary’s. This past year, the Knights of Columbus contributed $173 million in donations and over 71.5 million hours of volunteer service. This is a record for both.
Father Michael J. Mc Givney founded the Knights of Columbus in 1882 at Saint Mary’s in New Haven,CT. as an organization committed to unity as a Catholic lay organization, Charity to those in need and Fraternity with fellow brother knights. The pillars of the knights are Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism.
Today, knights and their families remain true to these principles and work to spread Columbianism around the world. Your local Knights of Columbus council is the Father Hogan Council 14236. The council supports the St. Mary’s and St. Julies parishes as well as the local community and various organizations. To learn more about the Knights visit http://www.kofc.org/en/index.html or contact Paul Couto at 508 971 3404 or [email protected]
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The Knights of Columbus Father Hogan Council officers for the 2015-2016 Fraternal Year:
First Row (L-R): Michael McHenry, Inside Guard; Two Year Trustee, John Gonsalves; Patrick Curran, Chris Pereira, Donald King, Treasurer, Martin Flinn; Grand Knight, Paul Couto.
Second Row: Fernando DaSilva, Joseph Mederios. Third Row: Warden, Michael Gula; One Year Trustee, Michael Mederios; Council Chaplain, Father Richard Roy; Chancellor, Edward J. Viveiros; Michael McCormack; Note present: Financial Secretary, William J Boles; Deputy Grand Knight, Sean R Jackman; Recorder, Brian Fraga; Advocate, Horacio Ferreira; Outside Guard, *Vacant; Three Year Trustee, Pedro Castanheira
The fraternal year is from July 1, 2016 until June 30, 2017.
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