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Scholarship Recipients Announced on June 1st!

College Scholarship Program

Application Due by May 7th. 

We're pleased to announce our scholarships program for 2022. The scholarships are available to any parishioner of Saint Joseph or Saint  Bartholomew parish, or other Catholic parish of registration by a Needham resident graduating from high school and enrolling in college in 2022. There will be two $1,000 scholarships awarded. Scholarships will be awarded to students true to the founding principles of the Knights of Columbus: Charity, Unity and Fraternity.

Scholarship applications are available through the parish offices and by clicking the link below.  Applications must be submitted to The Fr. Daniel J. Kennedy Council #1611, 1211 Highland Ave, Needham, MA  02492 no later than May 7, 2022. The recipient will be decided upon in May and acknowledged at the Knights of Columbus meeting on June 1, 2022.  The Knights of Columbus Scholarship Committee will select the scholarship recipient. Decisions will be made based on a combination of the student’s accomplishments, essay, letter of recommendation, and application’s completeness. Financial need is not a consideration but the student is required to be enrolling in college.


FALL 2021

Tootsie Roll Drive!

Proceeds to benefit children and adults with physical and mental disabilities.  You'll see us around town.  You can't miss our yellow vests!


FALL 2021

Membership Drive!

Though we are always recruiting new members, we have a formal Membership drive every Fall outside St. Joseph & St. Bartholomew's church.  Come talk with us!

FALL 2021

Free Throw Championship

Join us every Fall for for our youth free-throw competition in St. Joseph school gym.  

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Thanksgiving & Christmas  Food Dives

Aware that many are not in a position to provide a holiday meal for their families, we hold these annual drives.  "What you do for the least of these, you do for me."


Super Bowl Party

Our annual Super Bowl Party features a great game on big flat screen TV's, some great prizes, and a great cause: financial support for our local Seminarians!  Join us!



Trivia Nights & Music Bingo

Several times a year we host Trivia or Music Bingo Nights to support a variety of causes.  Our host, Mike "Sarge" Riley, Boston Sports Radio personality, makes it a blast!


K of C Scholarship Award

Our annual Scholarship Program raises money to help local High School students pay their college tuition.  Each year two deserving students receive a scholarship.


St. Patrick's Day Party

The K of C is the place to be on St. Patrick's day!  We feature live entertainment and music and an authentic boiled dinner with all the fixins'!  Proceeds go to our local Catholic School.


May Procession

Every Spring the Knights are honored to participate in the May Procession at St. Joseph Church.  We carry the statue of the Blessed Virgin into church and into Mary's Garden to be crowned by the children.

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