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Knights of Columbus
Prince of Peace Council #5903

Click here to view the current month's Council newsletter.

The Council meets at 8PM on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month at the
Columbian Hall, 3 LaSatta Avenue, Englishtown, NJ. 

Pictures of the Council Officers for the 2016-2017 Columbian Year
have been updated in the Council Information page.



John F. Carroll Columbian Club


Effective August 1, 2015, the use of the JFCCC banquet hall for all non-business related affairs such as special events, socials, fraternal gatherings, fund raisers, etc., will require the payment of a facility assessment charge. Click here to review the complete JFCCC Facility Assessment Policy.

Effective May 21, 2015, the Banquet Hall will be available for use by the family of any Past Grand Knight for his repast at no charge. This will include the use of the hall, setup, onsite management, cleanup and a bartender.

The family will be responsible for providing all refreshments, food, utensils, cups and glassware, plates, tablecovers and any other items to support the repast.

All arrangements must be managed through John Perragine PGK.  John can be reached at 732-446-8805. Please be advised that if the hall is rented for the date in question, than the rental commitment will take precedence.

Club Activities

The Club Lounge is open on Friday nights 7:00-11:00PM for members, their family and guests.

Hall Rental

John Peragine should be contacted at 732-446-8805  for hall rental information and availability.




Welcome Prospective Members!

We invite you to browse our web site and links to learn what over 1.8 million Catholic men and their families already know about the Benefits of Membership in the Knights of Columbus. Please send your name, address and phone number to kofc5903info@optonline.net if you would like more information about becoming a member. A representative from our Council will call and invite you to an Open House meeting where we will answer any specific questions you may have and process your Membership application.


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Council History

Prince of Peace Council #5903 was chartered on December 2, 1966. Forty-seven Catholic men were inducted as First Degree members of the Order in Our Lady of Mercy Church hall in Englishtown, NJ. The inception of our Council was originally discussed by Catholic Laymen John Dolce, Edward Hye, John Desmond, Vincent Hozeny and District Deputy James Burke, in a meeting held at Our Lady of Mercy Church with Father John C. Petri in June of 1966.

Our Council holds regular Business meetings on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month starting at 8:00PM. Meetings will be held at the John F. Carroll Columbian Club hall located at 3 LaSatta Avenue in Englishtown.

Our Council is named for The Messiah, Jesus Christ. Our members serve the Parish of Saint Thomas More which consists of Saint Thomas More Church in Manalapan, NJ, and Our Lady of Mercy Church in Englishtown, NJ.

The Pastor of the Parish of Saint Thomas More is Reverend Mark W. Crane.

Our Council Grand Knight for 2016-2017 is Guy Girgenti.










Memorial Brick walkway

 Phase One of our Memorial Brick walkway was completed on 7/13/2012 by Professional Landscaping & Masonry LLC with 59 engraved bricks being installed. Now that the Memorial walkway has been installed for all to appreciate, please consider adding you and your family to this tribute to our Brotherhood by buying a brick to be included in the Memorial. Dominick Avigliano, Professional Landscaping & Masonry, can be contacted at 732-792-0022 or 908-415-0540 if you need landscaping and/or masonry work done.

The 2013 brick promotions resulted in the installation of 31 bricks into the Memorial Garden. There remain over 100 spaces for engraved Memorial Bricks to complete our Memorial Garden. 

Member Raymond A. Proietti (Lt. Col., U.S. Army, retired) donated the flag, flag pole and memorial plaque in honor of his deceased brother-in-law Reverend John E. McDonald (Major, U.S. Army Chaplain).