McGivney 2020 Rosary Program

RosaryThe NH State Council’s McGivney 2020 Rosary Program asks councils and individual members to host beatification commemoration rosaries to honor Blessed Michael McGivney. Our goal is to pray 2020 rosaries by Founder's Day, March 29, 2021. Rosary submissions may be individual rosaries prayed by a member, or, number in attendance at a council's rosary service.

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Online Exemplification of Charity, Unity and Fraternity

New Hampshire State Council On-line Exemplification Registration.
The councils are to use the regular process for vetting candidates; and, FS of the council is to register the candidates. This way we can be assured candidates making the degree are known by councils.
Deadline for registration is Wednesday prior to the Friday Exemplification.
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StateDeputy“The Knights of Columbus Supreme Council is aggressively instituting changes, recruitment tools, council training modules, and the “Faith 2020 2021 State Emblemin Action” program. They see the need to reach out differently to attract young members.”

Greetings and welcome to the New Hampshire State Council website of the Knights of Columbus!!!

The New Hampshire State Council is growing! With 16 districts, comprising of 73 councils with over 6,900 members we continue to reach out to support our clergy, parishes, families, & communities. We are actively seeking Catholic men to join us in these opportunities. You are encouraged to review the information available on this website to learn more about what we do. The basic principles of our Order are Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism.

My hope is in your review of this site you will appreciate the many services and charitable programs available throughout our State Council and that you avail yourself of the opportunity to join us in our fraternal activities.

So, on behalf of my Brother Knights and their wives throughout New Hampshire, I bid you a hearty welcome!!!
Please click on e-Membership above for more information about how you can join us today!
Joseph J Kowalik III
New Hampshire State Deputy                                             
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Red Jacket Resort122nd New Hampshire State Convention
Red Jacket Mountain View Resort
North Conway, NH
May 21 - May 23, 2021

The Knights of Columbus, and those of us in the New Hampshire Jurisdiction have made every effort to provide some sense of normalcy without sacrificing individual safety. We have continued to plan for activities and events within the current restrictions, in hopes of improving conditions. When needed we have not hesitated to pull the plug, as was the case with the Granite Award Banquet scheduled two week-ends ago. This have been a time of ongoing adjustments circumventing the issues affecting everyone since COVID-19. Everyone has their personal comfort level, and we respect each and everyone’s personal decisions.

State Convention Update - April 14, 2021

As the State Convention draws near, for the next six weeks we will update members on convention information as it becomes available. Hope to see your delegates attending.

CORRECTION: From the State Convention Update on April 08, 2021

The correct phone for Fox Ridge Resort reservations is: Call 1 603 356-3151 and reference the Knights of Columbus. 

Questions: email SD Joseph Kowalik jjkowalik3 [AT] comcast [DOT] net

NOTE: 10 of 30 Fox Ridge Resort room reservations taken through April 11th. 

Announcement: New Hampshire State Convention Souvenirs have arrived.

The ongoing celebration of the Beatification of Father Michael J. McGivney continues with this year’s convention souvenir dedicated to Blessed Father McGivney. One side has the state pin honoring Father McGivney, the other side commemorates the beatification date. 

Order this year’s souvenirs on the top of the Convention Ticket Order Form with your meal selections.     

CommemorativeMug Front     CommemorativeMug Back
Two tone 15 oz Commemorative Mug

Reminder to order your meal plans before May 01, 2021.

The State Convention tickets order forms go to Executive Secretary Edward McCann at 56 Brookside Drive, Merrimack NH 03054 or via email attachment to emccann777 [AT] comcast [DOT] net 

State Convention Commercial Advertisements for the State Convention Program Book

The leaders on commercial ads that are earning rebates for their councils through April 11th:

  • 3 Ads Council 4961 Hooksett two ½ page ads, one ¼ page ad
  • 1 Ad   Council 7572 Windham one full page ad

Link to Convention Documents and Information

Degree Advancement Opportunity2020 2021 State Emblem

Date:  Friday June 4, 2021

Time: 7:00 PM

The NH State Council’s Degree Team will be holding a virtual degree for the exemplification of Charity, Unity and Fraternity on Friday, June 4th.  Grand Knights are requested to invite their new candidates and their family to participate in the upcoming exemplification.

The on-line exemplification offers the councils the perfect opportunity to advance all their members to full Knighthood.  The Grand Knights are requested to identify the members of their council who have not achieved full Knighthood and invite them to attend the State Council’s On-line Exemplification.

The council are to use the regular process for vetting new candidates.  The council’s Financial Secretary are to register new candidates, and candidates advancing to full Knighthood to assure the candidates making the degree are known by the councils.

Deadline for registrations is Saturday, May 29th

The link where the FS can register the candidates is:

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Worthy Council Raffle Ticket Chairmen,

I thank you and your Councils for your support of and hard work for the 2020 Charity Raffle under difficult circumstances. I greatly appreciate the innovativeness of some Councils in their sale of Raffle Tickets. 2021 looks to be another challenging year. I will have Raffle Tickets by the end of this week (2/6) for distribution to Councils. Feel free to e-mail me at kskomisarek [AT] comcast [DOT] net or call me at (603) 625-2134 to arrange pick-up, either at my work-at-home residence (1305 Hall Street, Manchester, NH) or somewhere between there and your Council location. The 2021 State Charity Raffle Funds Distribution Form will also be available by the end of this week.

Vivat Jesus!

Ken Komisarek, PGK, FDD, NH State Raffle Chairman

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