State Officers of the Massachusetts State Council pose for a picture with Boston auxiliary Bishop Robert F. Hennessey at a Sept. 9 meeting in Fitchburg. Pilot photo courtesy/The Massachusetts State Council Knights of Columbus
FITCHBURG -- The Massachusetts State Council Knights of Columbus held its installation of state officers in Fitchburg Sept. 9 with State Chaplain Bishop Robert F. Hennessey, auxiliary Bishop of Boston presiding.
Installed as state officers were State Deputy Peter Healy of Fitchburg, State Secretary Russell Steinbach of Dorchester, State Treasurer Paul O'Sullivan of Foxboro, State Advocate Robert Morrison of Milford, and State Warden Paul Flanagan of Stoughton
The Knights of Columbus has over 43,000 members in Massachusetts. The fraternal organization has grown from several members in one council to more than 14,000 councils and 1.9 million members throughout the United States, Canada, the Philippines, Mexico, Poland, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Panama, the Bahamas, the Virgin Islands, Cuba, Guatemala, Guam and Saipan.