Fall 2012 Rush, Sept. 9-15: Join the best!

Don't Go Greek, Go Roman!

Please check our website throughout the week, as some times, dates, and locations may change. Any questions can be directed to us by sending HarvardKnights [at] gmail.com. We look forward to seeing you this week! If you haven't already, you can REGISTER HERE with the Harvard Council. 
Thank you for your time and interest.

Sunday, September 9th, 6:15pm-7:15pm: Dinner Meet & Greet. Please join us in the Lounge of the Harvard Catholic Center immediately following the Student Mass for pizza and refreshments. Meet current and prospective brothers, learn more about our activities and mission, and enjoy free dinner. All are welcome. Post-mass attire.

Monday, September 10th, 6pm-7pm: Holy Family Society: Faith. Please join us in the Lounge of the Harvard Catholic Center for this year’s first meeting of our catechetical group, which meets on Mondays throughout the semester to foster study of scripture, the cultivation of the interior life, and promote a greater understanding of the teachings of Holy Mother Church. This year we will be studying KofC’s Luke E. Hart Series, which methodically covers the Catechism of the Catholic Church, and the topic for this week is Faith. More details are posted here, along with a schedule and all readings. All are welcome. Casual attire.

Tuesday, September 11th, 8:30pm-9:00pm: Rosary. Please join us for the Most Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the St. Paul Parish Chapel (1st floor of 29 Mt. Auburn St.) All are welcome. Casual attire.

Friday, September 14th, 8:30pm: Harvard Knights Friday Film Series: For Greater Glory. Join us and the parish of St. Paul's in DiGiovanni Hall (go down the steps of the Church’s courtyard, walk all the way through, and the door is on the left) for the first installment of this year’s Knights’ Award-winning Catholic Film Series (2008 Best Church Activity).

We will be showing For Greater Glory, a historical epic about the Mexican government’s attacks on the Catholic Church in the 1920s. Refreshments and popcorn will be served. All are welcome. Casual attire.

Saturday, September 15th, 3:00pm: Initiation and Holy Mass. Registration prior to the Exemplification of the First Degree (Initiation) will take place in the Eucharistic Adoration Chapel of the Harvard Catholic Center at St. Paul Parish (1st Floor of the Harvard Catholic Center.) [Brothers, as candidates are preparing in the Antechamber, please arrive and prepare in the Harvard Catholic Center Lounge.] Candidates only for registration. Formal attire (shirt and tie, coat encouraged) for all present. Following the Exemplification of the First Degree, all are invited to attend Holy Mass together at 5pm in the Upper Church. Following Mass, we invite all Brothers to join us in the Harvard Catholic Center Lounge for dinner and socializing.

Membership Requirements

To join the Knights of Columbus, a man must be at least 18 years of age and a practical Catholic. Typically, members of the Pope John Paul II Council have some affiliation with Harvard University, though exceptions to this may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Any man interested in joining our Council should contact the Rush Chairman, Br. James P. Hamilton, by sending an e-mail to HarvardKnights [at] gmail.com.

At events, candidates are encouraged to meet the Brothers, ask questions, and learn about the mission of the Knights of Columbus and our Council's work. Candidates should obtain and complete a Form-100 Membership Document, which will be available at all Council events, or upon request. Finally, all men seeking membership must attend the Exemplification of the First Degree on Saturday, September 15th, 2012.