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.

Color Corps Manual

The 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

2021 Honor Guard Schedule:

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

June 27 – Installation of new Pastor, Father Joseph Shenosky, at Sacred Heart Church in Oxford, PA. Has invited two Bishops and 30 Brother Priests. The local Assembly has no Honor Guard and has reached out to us for assistance. A reception will follow.

Sept. 27 (Mon.) – Pro Life Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Harrisburg. Mass is at 9:00 AM. Pleased assemble in the basement of the Cathedral no later that 8:30. NO SWORDS FOR THIS MASS! A march will take place after the Mass. If you wish to participate, please take off your jacket and beret. The tie is optional. We will NOT be participating in uniform for the march.

Oct. 9 (Sat.) – Co. 2294 Columbia – 100th Anniversary Celebration. The Mass will be at Holy Trinity Church at 5:00 PM, followed by a celebration in the parish hall. The cost for the celebration is $50.00 per person. Honor Guard is requested at the church by 4:30 PM.

Oct. 9 (Sat.) – Fourth Degree Exemplification at St. Patrick Parish Center, 85 Marsh Drive, Carlisle, PA. Tentative schedule: 1:00 Registration, 2:00 Degree and Ladies event, 3:00 Mass, 6:30 Banquet. Honor Guard participants should arrive by 1:00 PM to assist the Marshall when needed.

Oct. 10 (Sun.) – St. Catherine of Siena Parish Council Memorial Mass, Quarryville. The Mass will be celebrated at 8:00 AM. Honor Guard at 7:30. A get together will follow the Mass in the Parish Hall.

Oct. 10 (Sun.) – St. Philip Parish will celebrate Fr. Sherdel’s 40th Anniversary as a Priest at 12:30 PM with a picnic and BBQ. Cost is $10.00 per person.

Oct. 11 (Mon.) – Requested by Fr. Brommer – St. Patrick Cathedral, Harrisburg, a Red Mass at 5:00 PM. HG report to the basement by 4:30 PM.

Oct. 31 (Sun.) – Father Daly Council 4191 Memorial Mass, 9:00 AM Mass at OMPH Church, Ephrata. HG at 8:30. Breakfast to follow in the gym honoring Widows.

Nov. 7 (Sun.) – Our Lady of Lourdes, New Holland, Memorial Mass at 10:30 AM. Honor Guard at 10:00.

Nov. 7 (Sun.) – Annual Memorial Mass for Knights at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

Nov. 13 (Sat.) – Santa Maria Assembly Veterans and Memorial Mass at Holy Trinity Church, Columbia, at 5:00 PM. Honor Guard at 4:30.

Nov. 20 (Sat.) РConfirmation request from the Pastor Father John Shenosky  of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church 203 Church Road Oxford Pa. 19363. The Confirmation will begin at 10:00 AM.