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:

http://kofc.org/en/members/for-patriotic-degree/materials.html#/all/1/20-%20REPLACE%20IMAGE

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

2022 Honor Guard Schedule:

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

April 2 – Assembly Charter Night. 5:00 Mass at OMPH Church, Ephrata, followed by a dinner dance in the Father Jackson Center.

April 2 – Diocesan Mens Conference. Bishop Gainer will celebrate Mass at 3:15 PM. Honor Guard will report to the reserved dressing room no later than 2:30 PM.

April 11 (Mon.) – Chrism Mass 2:00 PM at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Free parking will be available on North lot of City Island. Shuttle buses will be provided by Wolf bus company. They will pick you up at 1:00 PM. Two shuttles will run the loop from 1:00 until 5:00. Enter the Cathedral after 1:15 using the side door. Cathedral will not open to the public until 1:30 PM. The last shuttle will leave at 5:30 PM. No dinner.

May 21 (Sat.) – Ordination to the Diaconate St. Patrick’s Cathedral at 10:00 AM. Dress in the social hall at 9:00 AM. Free parking will be available in the South Street parking garage. Paid tickets will be passed out in the social hall before Mass.

May 22 – Co. 12532 Memorial Mass. 7:30 Mass at St. John Neuman Church. Breakfast at the Eden at 9:30. HG Breakfast no charge, $30.00 for wives.

June 4 (Sat.) – Ordination to the Priesthood St. Patrick’s Cathedral at 10:00 AM. Dress in the social hall at 9:00 AM. Free parking will be available in the South Street parking garage. Paid tickets will be passed out in the social hall before Mass.

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

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