Honor Guard

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The Santa Maria Assembly Honor Guard
One of the most visible parts of the order.

Any 4th Degree Knight is encouraged to join the Honor Guard. Contact Joe Collins, the Commander of the Guard at 717-341-2679 or jvcpfn@gmail.com.

New Color Corps Manual

The new manual is available online. The link can be found at the following address:


Please refer to the link “Color Corps Drill Manual (No. 808)” to download the pdf.
If you have any questions please email Commander Joe Collins at: jvcpfn@gmail.com

2019 Honor Guard Schedule:

The Honor Guard is requested to assemble 1/2 hour before the event time unless another time is posted.

Jan. 27 – Blessing of the Council Charter, St. Phiilips Church, Millersville. 11:30 AM Mass

March 3 (Sat.) – Diocesan 150th Anniversary Mass at Good Shepherd Church, 3435 Trindle Road, Camp Hill. 3:00 PM Mass, HG at 2:00. A reception will follow.

April 6 (Sat.) – Annual Men’s Conference closing Mass, Bishop McDevitt HS. 3:00 Mass, HG at 2:15.

April 15 (Mon.) – Chrism Mass at the Cathedral. Bishop Gainer is the Celebrant. Bus to the Catherdral leaves the Dioceasin Center at 2:30 PM. Dinner to follow. Please RSVP by April 7.

May 1 (Wed.) – Confirmation at St. Phillip’s Church, 2111 Millersville Pike, Lancaster (Millersville). 7:00 PM Service.

May 3 (Fri.) – K of C State Convention Memorial Mass. 4:00 PM Mass. Double Tree Hotel, King of Prussia. The Celebrant is Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia.

May 4 (Sat.) – K of C State Convention Mass. Double Tree hotel, King of Prussia. 4:00 PM Mass. This Mass will be celebrated in the Eastern Rite by a Bishop from the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia.

May 5 – Co. 2294 Corporate Communion – 8:00 Mass at Holy Trinity Church, 409 Cherry St., Columbia – Breakfast to follow at the Council Home.

May 5 – Co. 12532 Corporate Communion – 7:30 AM Mass at St. John Neumann Church. Breakfast to follow at the Eden Resort.

May 19 – Saint Catherine of Siena Church 175th Anniversary Mass and Celebration.
The Mass will be celebrated at 10:30am. The Honor Guard is requested at 9:30am.
The celebrant for this Mass will be Bishop Ronald W Gainer.
The Honor Guard is requested early due to the large crowd that is anticipated. A dinner will follow with the Honor Guard and their Spouses the guest of the Council Grand Knight and Father Mark Speitel.

June 1 (Sat.) – Priest Ordination at St. Patrick Cathedral. 10:00 AM Mass. HG at 9:00. Same instructions as May 18.

June 30 – Last day to wear Regailia.

Sept. 29 – Co. 4191 Blue Mass – 11:00 Mass – OMPH Church, Ephrata – Reception to follow

Oct. 13- Co. 9164 Memorial Mass – St. Catherine of Siena, Quarryville – 8:00 AM Mass – Breakfast to follow.

Oct. 24 (Thur.) – Co. 13451 Memorial Mass – 6:30 PM Mass at Our Lady Of Lourdes Church, New Holland

Oct. 27 – Co. 4191 Memorial Mass – 9:00 AM Mass at OMPH Church, Ephrata. Breakfast to follow in the Father Jackson Center (gym).

Nov 3 – Knight of Columbus Diocesan Memorial Mass, St Patrick Cathedral, 212 State St. Harrisburg, Pa. 17101. ┬áThe Mass is scheduled for 9:30 am celebrated by Bishop Gainer. The Honor Guard is requested at 9:00 am.

Nov. 9 – Exemplification of the Fourth Degree – Holiday Inn, Grantville – Information is posted on the Events Page..

Nov. 16 (Sat.) – Santa Maria Assembly Veterans Memorial Mass. 5:00 PM Mass, St. Phillips Church, Millersville. Honor Guard and Flag Bearers report at 4:30. Dinner and program to follow.