Latest Web Site Updates
4/13 New agreements between the Council and Club 4/10 Raceway Park signup list 3/30 April Councillor & new activities calendar 3/25 Request for Program Directors 3/18 Raceway Park fundraiser
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 email@example.com 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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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 our Council home 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 2014-2015 is Anthony J. Pluchino.
Our Columbian Club President for 2014-2015 is John F. Peragine, PGK.
The John F. Carroll Columbian Club corporation holds title to the
Prince of Peace Council #5903 real estate and is responsible for
its management and maintenance.
Calendar Program Fundraiser
The Calendar program is run in the Spring and Fall and is based on the New Jersey PICK 3 evening number. The cost of each calendar is $15 for a three month period. For a list of the available Fall 2014 Calendar numbers click here. Please contact Vince Buonocore at 609-655-0047 or with the numbers you would like to buy. Thank you for your continued support of this fundraising campaign.
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.The proceeds of the Brick Memorial walkway will go toward reducing the mortgage on your Council home. Learn more and order your brick(s) today. Any questions should be directed to Jerry Cole at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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).