Main Menu
Knight Times
What we do
Fish Fry
We Honor
Contact Us
Knights Angels
Recommended Sites
Picture Gallery
Events Calendar
« < May 2015 > »
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
Latest Events
Sat, May 23rd
State Convention
Sun, May 24th
Mon, May 25th
K of C Scholarship Application Open Season
Mon, May 25th
Memorial Day
Tue, May 26th
Stuff-A-Crib & Baby Bottle Campaign
Vivat Jesus

KofC Logo

Welcome to the official web site of the Mason Knights of Columbus Council #9182 Chartered at St. James Catholic Church on December 1, 1985. 




Fr. Kusi 

Grand Knight

Ronald O. Bates


Tom Feiten

  Deacon Al Turkovich

              Filled with the Grace of God, go we

Home Council to Frank March II, District Deputy, Dist. #63
Home Council to Eugene Murawski, State Ceremonials Director
Home Council to Donald Kill, Grand Rapids Pathfinders Degree Staff
Home Council to Thomas Murawski, Grand Rapids Pathfinders Degree Staff
Home Council to Fr. Kusitino Cobona, Chaplain, Pastor, St. James Catholic Church, Mason
Home Council to Fr. Michael Jacobus, Pastor, Holy Family Parish, Ontonagon
Home Council to Fr. Kenneth McDonald, DeWitt, Retired
Home Council to Fr. Alan Wakefield, New Buffalo, Retired

Link to the Knights of Columbus Supreme Council
Link to the Knights of Columbus Michigan State Council    
Link to the St. James Catholic Church
Bishop Povish Assembly Fourth Degree email   This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
Bishop Albers Assembly Fourth Degree website

Link to Deacon Tom Feiten's Blog 
Mason Council #9182 Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it   

. ... 


 "He is Risen"




Applications Due by COB May 29th 


Sponsored by Mason Council #9182 Knights of Columbus


One scholarship of $1,250.00 will be awarded to a 2015 high school graduate pursuing further education in an academic or technical field at an accredited institution. Three (3) scholarships of $450.00 each will also be awarded following the same criteria.

The selection criteria will include leadership, character, academic performance and community service.

Applicants will need to submit a short essay of no less than 200 and no more than 500 words about themselves including their community activities, church or service club activities, awards and leadership efforts and their field of choice for higher education.

Applicants will need to complete the application form and provide:

1. Their high school cumulative GPA at the time of application submission.

2. Evidence that they are from the St James Catholic Church community.

The applicant that is awarded this scholarship will need to provide documentation of full-time enrollment (12 credits or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning before the scholarship funds are disbursed. Funds must be used no later than for the fall semester 2015, or its equivalent. Exceptions will be considered.

Applications must be submitted to the Knights of Columbus, 1010 S Lansing Street, Mason, MI 48854, by May 29, 2015. Applications can also be emailed to; This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
The announcement and application can also be found and downloaded from the Knights of Columbus Council #9182 website:

For more information contact Grand Knight Ron Bates at ph: 517-517-285-9338 or Deputy Grand Knight Larry Prokop at ph: 517-628-3026

Please click on the download below for a complete set of requirements and the full application. 




Mason Council # 9182 Knights of Columbus

Here are the Seminarians that our Council is Sponsoring from the proceeds of our 2014 Vocations Golf Outing on June 7, 2014. Thank you to all our wonderful sponsors, donors and golfers.


1. David Fons – Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, MI
2. Brian Lenz - Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, MI
3. Ryan Riley - Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, MI
4. John Machiorlatti - Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, MI
5. Michael Gillman -  Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, MI
6. Andrew McCarthy -  Saint John Vianney Seminary St. Paul, MN
7. Joshua Fons - Saint John Vianney Sminary in St. Paul, MN. 


Pope Francis





Your Prayers are requested for Pope Francis, Fr. Kusi and for all the Clergy; For the Sainthood of our Founder, Venerable Fr. Michael J. McGivney; Any Brother ill or in distress; All Souls in Purgatory; Brother Knight, Chaplain, Fr.  Kusitino Cobona; Becky McCormick; Brother Knight Phil Wieferich Family at the passing of Phil's Father; The family of Taylor Wood who passed away on March 25th; Brother Knight Stephen Crippen; Brother Knight Anthony Orlando; Margaret Terwilliger; Pam Feiten; Brother Knight Thomas Trimmer; Linda Baldwin; Brother Knight Kevin O'Brien; Dawn Buechert; Brother Knight Ross Ried; Tammy March; Brother Knight (Coffee & Doughnut Man) Charli Heiler; Linda Haueter's Mom, Marie Hengesbach; Maryann May; Brother Knight Jerry DeRosa; Brother Knight Tom Sinnaeve; Brother Knight LeVon Allen; Sister Maureen Martin, CSJ; Trent Bontrager; Brother Knight Jerry Eifert; Brother Knight Ross Ried; Brother Knight Charles Dadswell; Joyce Schulien; Brother Knight Stan Narodowiec; Brother Knight Duff Williams; Martha Williams; Brother Knight Frank March Sr.; Marge March; Max Maltby; Andrew Harmon; Adrienne Harmon; Ricky Belknap; Shirley Grieve; Gayle Pohl; Brother Knight Vince Guarnaccia; Brother Knight PGK Mark Leyko; For all the unborn; For all of our Veterans in Veterans Hospitals. 

Can you be a 24 Hour Knight? There are 8760 hours in a year. If you can give 24 hours to serve others, please contact the Mason Council #9182. Example: 12 Hours reading Church bulletins and K of C newsletters; 2 Hours at the Tootsie Roll Drive; 2 Hours at corporate communions (Mass); 2 Hours at Church, community or council projects; 2 Hours attending council meetings; 4 Hours with family enjoying council social functions. 


Please Pray for our Service men and women in harms way!

Want to learn about our Councils history quickly? Click on Membership and read the "Did you Know section". Wink

We pay tribute and give thanks to our founders and Charter Members in 1985: 

Father Kenneth McDonald, PSD FDD Richard McCloy, PGK FDD Eugene Murawski, Charles Brandell, Craig Chittle, Vincent Cimala, Francis Clery, Jules Degraeve, Ralph DeVitto, Deacon Thomas Feiten, David Fellows, Robert Ganzak, Deacon Dr. Vincent Guarnaccia, Edric Holdorph, Frank Hughes, Michael Jacobus, Irwin Jaehnig, John Jaehnig, Jay Jenson, Deacon Gordon Kilburn, Edward King, PGK PFN Robert Leyko, Mark Manning, Frank March Sr., John Memmott, Harold Milett, PGK Paul Miller, Mike Mitchell, Pat Mitchell, Clifford Nichols, Charles Schmitter, Frank Selinsky, William Sheridan, James Smith, Michael Spinsky, James Szymusiak, Stanley Theis, Kenneth Valley, Alexander Vanier, Dr. Timothy Zielinski

Charter Thumbnail

(click image for larger view)

(Click Here to see a copy of the Charter Dinner Program)

Some common abbreviations used by the Knights of Columbus: 

GK-Grand Knight     DGK-Deputy Grand Knight     PGK-Past Grand Knight     FS-Financial Secretary     DD-District Deputy    DW-District Warden  FDD-Former District Deputy     SD-State Deputy     PSD-Past State Deputy     SK-Supreme Knight     CO-Conferring Officer Third Degree

FN-Faithful Navigator, 4th Degree     PFN-Past Faithful Navigator, 4th Degree

MI Drive-Mentally Impaired "Tootsie Roll Drive"


© 2015 Mason Knights
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.