GlenAndJoleneCamley"We live to be of great hope to others, bringing forth faith and the love of God. If in the ripple of time, we make one small NHLogo 2018 300x300move that influences a better outcome for "the one" or "the many", then we have succeeded in what He has called for us to do ... to bring change and hope to others who have none in their lives. For, in God ... there is always hope!"

Let me welcome you to the Knights of Columbus, New Hampshire State Council website.

We are a vibrant state council that was chartered in 1892. Celebrating over 125 years of service to the citizens of our New Hampshire communities, we have grown to more than 7,000 members in 21 districts comprised of 69 active councils. Our mission is to serve our church, our community, our families, our country and those in need. This mission reflects the vision of our founder, the Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney, that is based on charity, unity and fraternity. These are the principles of our Order.

Father McGivney founded the Knights of Columbus 136 years ago to support its members in their faith, provide support for their families and to direct their charity to the Church and the needs of the less fortunate.

I encourage you to review the information within this website and discover the many service and charitable programs and activities offered by the New Hampshire State Council.

It is my sincere hope that you will gain an understanding of who we are and what we do, and that you will become inspired to join us in our mission of service.

On behalf of my fellow State Officers, our wives and our Brother Knights from throughout the New Hampshire State Council, we welcome you with open arms.

Please click on Contact Us above for more information.
Fraternally,

Glenn P. Camley
New Hampshire State Deputy

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 3rdDegreeEmblem Vocation Christmas Program Dinner  Diocesan

Date: December 27, 2018

Evening Prayer 5:30pm Vocation Dinner with Bishop Peter Libasci and our Seminarians

Dinner 6:00pm

  • Stuffed Roast Pork Dinner
  • St. Joseph Cathedral Hall
  • $20.00 Per Person -- $50.00 per Family

Presentation of Gifts by New Hampshire Knights of ColumbusContact  Ed McCann,

PSD for Reservations Emccann777 [AT] comcast [DOT] net, 603-424-7185 Checks to be made out to NH Knights of Columbus

RESERVATION DEADLINE Dec 20, 2018

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NHLogo 2018 SmallThe exemplification schedule for the Knighthood (3rd) Degree is finalized as follows:

2018-2019 Exemplification Schedule 
  Saturday
12/08/2018
Saturday
12/15/2018
Host Council Open 807 Dover
Location TBD St. Mary's
Host DD   DD#10 Paul McManus
Saturday
04/13/2019
Saturday
05/18/2019
Host Council 13904 Nashua 819 Keene
Location Immaculate Conception St. Joseph School
Host DD DD#21 Dave Croteau DD#5 Steve Ruel

Each degree will be preceded by the exemplification of the Formation (2nd) Degree. It is highly recommended that all candidates are pre-registered for BOTH DEGREES with the Host District Deputy. Doing so will allow the host council to be prepared for the number of candidates and spectators. An opportunity to register candidates on the day of the degree will be offered on a limited basis.

Brother Knights,

I have a special request for our State Membership Team that we believe will benefit the Knights of Columbus greatly, within the State of New Hampshire.

While we have always endeavored to expand our brotherhood with Council’s centered on certain ethnicities, we have never taken a full step forward in this direction, other than “what if?”

FrMcGivney 002Vocations to the priesthood and religious life are very important to the Catholic Church and to our Order. We need priests to offer the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and to teach and lead us on the path to Jesus. Education costs are extremely high for the candidates to the priesthood and religious life. The NH State Council wants to assist these men and women with a special calling by providing financial support for their education.

The Penny-A-Knight-A-Day (PKD) program was established by the NH State Council at the October
2009 Quarterly Meeting. This program is voluntary and provides needed dollars to the NH State Council Vocations fund. This fund is used to support religious vocations to qualified candidates throughout the State of NH.

On an annual basis, the PKD program asks each Brother Knight to add an additional $3.65 (Penny-A- Knight-A-Day) to their annual council dues. The entire $3.65 would be deposited into the NH State Council Vocations fund and used for priests and religious.

HolyFamilyThe Supreme Council encourages every council to participate in the Order’s “Family of the Month” program. On the 15th day of each month, 100 Family of the Month reporting forms are randomly selected and the families chosen receive a Holy Family plaque.

Councils must submit Form 1993A for the Family of the Month to enter the council’s Family of the Month into the monthly drawing. The completed Family of the Month form is submitted to Supreme Council Department of Fraternal Services (email fraternalmission [AT] kofc [DOT] org) and the State Deputy.

Family of the Month Form 1993A

New Hampshire Knights of Columbus Veterans Affairs Volunteer Services Committee

I have received an email from one of my guardsman whom I have served with. in the Army, national guard. He has no family alive, and he is planning on retiring to NH. He is in Syria on a peace keeping mission. He is very good man and devoted Catholic, He has told me that he was on patrol a few weeks back and his truck got shot up and went up in flames, losing all his personal property included his cell phone. I have got donations from my employer and other sources for underwear and toiletries that he has lost, and new cell phone. But since he is on peace keeping mission the package needs to be send by FedEx, I have contacted the local office with a approx. cost for shipment $ 550.00. So, I am asking for donations ASAP. If you have questions about this request please call me at 6037031723 or Email me robert [DOT] garand [AT] yahoo [DOT] com as soon as possible due to his unit is moving around Syria on regular basis.

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The investment in the Catholic education of our youth is an investment in the future. The Knights of Columbus has placed a high value on Catholic education and the NH State Council feels that this is a top priority. The New Hampshire State Council Catholic Education Initiative is a NH Knights of Columbus State program focused on assisting Catholic schools in the state of New Hampshire in meeting their Catholic education enrichment goals.

 

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On Saturday night at the Birthright Dinner the Safe Haven Program was launched. The NH Safe Haven Law (RSA 132-A) was passed in 2003. When the law was passed, no funds were allocated toward the promotion of the law within the state. Our State Deputy, Wayne Griffin, saw that there was a disconnect between the passing of the Law and wide-spread public knowledge of the law in NH. He saw that there was an obvious role that the Knights could undertake toward informing the public. As a result, a Safe Haven Program has been developed and approved by the State Council that may be incorporated into each Council’s Culture of Life activities.

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