We are holding our Sixth Annual Holiday Food Card Drive. Proceeds will support the ongoing charitable efforts of the Knights of Columbus and help feed those “in need”. This need is particularly critical due to COVID 19. This year there will be 2 ways by which you may purchase and donate a Stop & Shop Food Card for those in need: Click here to be taken to the donation page. Online orders will accept Credit Card You will find a link(s) to donate Food Cards - Holiday Food Card Drive (click). Or you can Mail your check and order form (below) to: Knights of Columbus c/o Food Card Drive – PO Box465 Franklin, MA. 02038
The Knights of Columbus, Sacred Heart Council 1847 St. Mary Parish Franklin MA is running their 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Pie Sale. Our famous bakery (same as last year) is the family owned Mann’s Orchards and Bakery. The flavors will remain the same as last year - Apple, Pecan, Pumpkin and Blueberry. These Pies are fantastic.... outstanding flavor, aroma, and taste. We held the price so we will still have the magnificent $15.00 price per Pie. As was last year you will be able to DONATE a pie. All donations will be donated to the Franklin Senior Center for distribution at Thanksgiving time. To order your pies, click on the title above
The Knights of Columbus, Sacred Heart Council 1847, is holding a Blood Drive run by the American Red Cross. It will be held on Friday, August 19, 2020 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm - in St Mary’s lower church hall.
The Knights of Columbus, Sacred Heart Council 1847, is holding a Blood Drive run by the American Red Cross. It will be held on Friday, June 19, 2020 from 1PM to 6PM. The Drive will take place in St Mary’s lower church hall.
We are now accepting applicants for the 2020 Saint Mary's Parish Knights of Columbus Scholarship Program. Our Knights of Columbus Sacred Heart Council will be offering (2) $1,000 Scholarships for eligible high school seniors. For full details please see our Scholarship Program section
The Franklin Knights of Columbus Council 1847 are pleased to host a night of Comedy with Dave Kane. His show is MISGIVINGS, it is a comedy that features an evening with an Irish Catholic priest, Father Patrick Aloysius MISGIVINGS. The show is very respectful of the Catholic Church and has been very well received by many area churches. When/Where November 9, 2019 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm Advance Tickets Price - $15 ($18 at the door night of the show) Where: Old Ben Franklin Charter School Auditorium – Main Street across from St. Mary’s Church Food: Light refreshments (snacks, drinks, cookies and coffee/tea and water (soda for sale) Purchasing Tickets Online through the K of C Council 1847 website (www.kofc1847.org) via PayPal (pickup your ticket) at "Will Call" By mail: Knights of Columbus P.O. Box 465 Franklin, MA. 02038 After Masses – Saturday and Sunday, 10/26 & 27 at St. After Masses – Saturday and Sunday, 10/19 & 20 at St. Mary's Church - One Church Square, Franklin, MA At the Door – A limited number of tickets will be available at the door the night of the Show Join us for a night of “Devine” laughs, blessings, blarney, bingo and a 50/50 raffle. Proceeds will support K of C community outreach and service projects. Any questions can be emailed to: KnightsofColumbus1847@gmail.com
Sacred Heart Council is hosting its Annual Memorial Mass for our Deceased Brothers on Tuesday, October 15th, at 7:00 PM in the St. Mary Chapel. The Chapel is in to Lower Level of the Church and is accessible by the new and comfortable elevator. All Members, widows, and family members or our current and deceased Members are welcome to celebrate the lives of our Deceased Brothers. A reception will follow in the newly modernized Sacred Heart Hall. Sacred Heart Council was established here in St. Mary Parish, Franklin in 1916 and our Brothers have been instrumental in the growth of our Church throughout the last 103 years.
Why Bake when the Knights can do it for you? The Knights of Columbus will be hosting their 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Pie Sale and accepting your Thanksgiving Pie Orders and Payment ( $15 per Pie ) in the back of the Church after all Masses on Saturdays,10/26/19 & 11/2/19 at the 4PM Mass and Sundays, 10/27/ 19 & 11/3/19 at All Masses. Order forms will be available at the entrances of the Church. We will pass out flyers and order forms after Saturdays 4PM Mass on 10/12 and 10/19/19 and after all Sunday Masses on 10/13 and 10/20/19. Order a freshly-baked pie for your Thanksgiving table and/or Donate a Pie to our “Seniors” at our Franklin Senior Center for their Thanksgiving table. Pick Up Your Thanksgiving Pie Orders at the auditorium at the old St. Mary's Parish Hall Center on Tuesday, 11/26/19, 3pm-9pm. All proceeds support the ongoing charitable efforts of the Knights of Columbus. $15 per Pie Mann's rich tasting Apple, Blueberry, Pumpkin and Pecan Pies from the famous Mann's Orchards and Bakery ... high quality, great price, “super” for the Thanksgiving holidays. Any questions, call Jim Campbell at 508-848-8681 or Jim Lane at 508-520-1947. Thank You for your generosity and “giving back”...
On Saturday, August 24th, the St Mary's parish Knights of Columbus council hosted and sponsored a blood drive in conjunction with the Boston Children’s Hospital bloodmobile. The Children's Hospital staff commented on how well organized the blood drive was. There were 29 presenting donors, and 27 successful units of whole blood collected! Well done.
The Columbian Award recognizes excellence in a council’s programming and charitable outreach. A council must conduct four major program and multiple supporting programs in the areas of FAITH, FAMILY,COMMUNITY and LIFE. Our deep involvement in the St Mary’s Parish and our Community of Franklin made it possible for us to service our Community and achieve the Colombian Award. Financial support of those in need thru our support of the St Vincent DePaul Society, holding community events such as the Free throw program and Scholarship program for the High School Seniors, Pies for Senior Center at thanksgiving time, Rosary, Stations of the Cross , Memorial Day Mass are just a few of the programs Council 1847 did this past year to be recognized by Supreme Council. Congratulations Sacred Heart Council 1847 Job Well Done.
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saint Mary’s Parish One Church Square Franklin, MA 02038 **Sponsored by the Franklin Knights of Columbus** Blood Donor Center | 617-355-6677 This blood drive is in honor of Boston Children’s patients. To make an appointment please log onto: www.halfpints.childrenshospital.org and use sponsor code: FRKOC. For more information contact: KnightsofColumbus1847@gmail.com or Scott at 508-736-8944 or Jim at 508-520-1947
As a consequence of the recent Stop & Shop labor strike, our semi annual Food card Drive, originally scheduled for Palm Sunday weekend has now been rescheduled for the weekend of June 1-2nd. The Knights of Columbus is holding a Spring fund raiser for those “in need” at St. Mary Church, One Church Square, Franklin, MA. All proceeds will benefit the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. The Knights will have a table set up selling Stop & Shop gift cards outside the church after Mass on Saturday June 1st and after each Mass on Sunday, June 2nd (5% of sales benefits St. Vincent) In recognition of significant need, please donate one or more of the gift cards you purchase (100% of donated card benefits St. Vincent) We thank you in advance for your compassion and donation to those less fortunate. Thank You for your Caring
Pictured are Vignesh Jangareddi , 13 Year old Council and District Free Throw Champion along with Vinesh's Dad , Knights District Deputy Charlie Spath and Franklin Sacred heart Council Deputy Grand Knight Jim Lane
Our Knights of Columbus Council wishes to welcome and acknowledge all of our new members who have joined and contributed to the success of our council during the past two years. Deacon Guy St. Saveur Dante Carnevale Shawn Devaney Greg Drake Joe Ewald Mike Federico James Finley Alex Gregoire Dave Handley Bruce Hurst John Nash Paul Sullivan Mike Whalen David Zaccardi