Knights of Columbus Sacred Heart Council 1847

The Knights of Columbus are the largest distributors of charity in the world. Anyone in need can call upon the Knights for assistance.

The Knights at St. Mary’s serve the community of Franklin. Meetings are held twice monthly in the Sacred Heart Hall.

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Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive

On the weekend of Oct 7/8, The Sacred Heart Council #184, Knights of Columbus will be doing their annual “Tootsie Roll Drive” for individuals with “Intellectual Disabilities.” Please consider giving to this worthy cause.


Knights of Columbus Blood Drive

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Summer 2023 Newsletter

The Brother L Nichols Assembly Fourth Degree Honor Guard attending Fr. Brian's Farewell Mass

The Knights of Columbus present a donation from their Food Card Drive to the St. Mary St. Vincent de Paul Society

Another Successful Blood Drive

Knights Sponsor a Successful Free Throw Camp

The Robert Simmler PGK, Knights of Columbus Sacred Heart Council #1847 Scholarship Winners

The Knights of Columbus 1847 Franklin are proud to announce this year’s Robert Simmler PGK, Sacred Heart Council 1847 Knights of Columbus 2023 College Scholarship Winners. Congratulations to Audrey Bonacci, $3000 and Hannah Torrey, $1000.

Audrey and Hannah are graduates of Franklin High School. Both of these accomplished students are active members of the St Mary’s Parish Community. Their achievements were especially noteworthy amongst the many wonderful talented candidates that applied for the 2023 scholarship award. This fall, Audrey will be attending Boston College and Hannah begins her freshman year at The College of the Holy Cross. The Robert Simmler PGK Knights of Columbus Sacred Heart Council Scholarship is named in honor of Mr. Robert Simmler who was a very active and accomplished member of the Knights of Columbus, Sacred Heart Council and the Franklin Community.

We wish both young women the best of luck and much success in their college journey! God Bless!