Grand Knight's Report

Greetings fellow knights and ladies!
Our regular council meetings will start at 7:00 pm and I am asking that you please bring your rosary with you. We will be praying for the sick and right to life on a much more regular basis.

Council Knights and Ladies our next K&L Night will be September 22 at 7:30pm. We will be having a night at the Horse races, so bring your nickels to bet on your horse.

Any member with their first degree, please come and get your second degree September 29 at 7:30pm.

In October come on out and help support the Stark County Fire Department Rehab Unit. We are hosting a Monte Carlo Night Saturday, October 17 at our club. Cocktails will start at 6pm and the Dinner following at 7pm the cost is $35 per person. There will be gambling and raffle baskets to win. This would be a great way to celebrate Sweetest Day and help our local Firefighters! For tickets please call 330-837-9101.

The next Corporate Communion will be October 11 at St. Joseph’s 8:30 Mass and a Recruiting Blitz will follow with donuts afterwards. The Blitz will also follow the 11:00 mass.

Lastly October 27 will be a first degree starting at 7:30pm. Please bring along a family member or a friend that you may introduce to the K of C for membership.

Massillon Council 554 meets on the second and fourth Tuesday, at 7:00 PM at the Knights of Columbus hall. In lieu of the fourth Tuesday meeting, there will be a social gathering. The Officers and Trustees of the council meet on the third Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM.

Council 554 is also a member of the Stark County Chapter Knights of Columbus and attend their meetings on the second Thursday of every month, except December.

Council 554 also publishes a bi-monthly newsletter, which is mailed to every member.

The following activities and programs are conducted annually by Council 554 and held at our Knights of Columbus hall:

  • Hot Lunch Program for the needy every Wednesday from 11:30AM to 1:00PM
  • First and Second Degrees held frequently, conducted by the councils own degree teams
  • Family Picnic on the first Sunday in August
  • Children's Halloween Party in October
  • Memorial Mass on the fourth Tuesday in November
  • Children's Christmas Party in December
  • New Year's Eve Party on December 31
  • Basketball Free-Throw Contest in January (for boys and girls age 10 to 14)
  • Anniversary Dinner in January
  • Past Grand Knights Recognition Dinner in spring
  • Children's Easter Egg Hunt
  • "Excellence in Religion" Awards, for area youths presently in April
  • Sponsor's numerous Bloodmobile Drives throughout the year
  • Fraternal Night Party for members and wives, on fourth Tuesday in June
  • Various service projects for local parishes (Round Table Program)

  • Massillon Council 554 takes an active part in the Ohio State Council Knights of Columbus Service Program contest. In addition, the members of Council 554 take an active part in Supreme Council's "Surge with Service" program. Both promote and encourage service activities for Council, Church, Community, Family and Youth.

    Massillon Knights Foundation Bingo - every Monday at the K of C Hall. Doors open at 4:30 PM. Bingo begins at 7:00 PM. One Package (9 ons) - $12.00, 2nd Package - $3.00, 3rd,4th & 5th each add $2.00