Father Daley
Council 4191
Ephrata, PA
Council 4191

Father Daley Council 4191 is associated with Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church in Ephrata.

There is a link to the Church web site on the Links page.

Blue Mass

Sunday, September 23, 2018 at OMPH Church, 11:00 Mass

Prior to the Mass, participants will gather outside for the solemn processional into the Church. This years Color Guard Detail will be represented by the Ephrata Police Department, accompanied by the Hamilton Celtic Pipe Band, and the Honor Guard from the Santa Maria Assembly of the Knights of Columbus. After the Mass, please join us in the gymnasium for some snacks and refreshments and to meet and greet fellow First Responders from throughout Lancaster County.

The principal Celebrant and homilist for the the Blue Mass will be Ephrata Police Department Chaplain Father John McLoughlin, and the Mass will be dedicated especially to the memory of all First Responders in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania who gave their lives in the service of their community this year.

Please join us at the Blue Mass Ceremony to celebrate our time-honored professions.

Click here to see pictures from a previous Blue Mass.

5th Sunday Rosary - Next Day: Sept. 30

Any time there is a fifth Sunday in a Month, the Kngihts of Columbus will lead the Rosary after the 11:00 Mass. Dates that folllow: 12/31/18, 3/31/19, 6/30/19

October is Rosary Month at OMPH

Every Saturday evening in October, before the 5:00 Mass, the Knights lead the Parish in praying the Rosary at 4:40. Please wear a coat and tie. To sign up, or for more information contact Church Director John Hogan at 814-289-1646.

40 Hours of Eucharistic Adoration

The Knights are asked to cover any time they can for the 40 hours of Eucharistic Adoration at OMPH Church on October 7th, 8th and 9th. Try to sign up for a slot that is open, but feel free to be a second person in a time slot if you cannot make an open time. The sign up sheet is in the Narthex.

Memorial Mass

Sunday, October 28th 2018, 9:00 Mass, breakfast to follow.

Council 4191 will have its annual Memorial Mass at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church on Sunday, October 28th at 9:00. The names of our deceased Brothers will be read and their Widows will be in attendance. The Santa Maria Honor Guard will also be present. Please make an effort to attend to demonstrate our support to our departed Brothers and their Widows. Following the Mass, a breakfast will be served at the Father Jackson Center, where the widows will be our honored guests. The cost is a free will donation. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Church Director John Hogan at 814-289-1646 or Mark Janke, PGK at 717-336-5796.

Donald Bender, Our Sponcered Seminarian

2015 Updated information on Donald Bender:


More information is coming soon.

He thanks us for our prayes and support.

Let's continue to pray for him!!

The Catholic Guide to the Internet and Satelite Radio

Here you will find links to varioius Catholic web sites and iformation about Catholic Radio. Check back often as the list is updated over time.

If you are a subsriber to Sirius Satelite Radio, the Catholic Channel is on Sirius channel 159, and EWTN Global Catholic Network is on Sirius channel 160.

Compiled sites by Woodeene Koenig-Bricker from "Our Sunday Visitor":

K of C Supreme launches two new web sites for Catholics.

The Knights of Columbus has two new web sites for the benefit of Catholics. The first - Headline Bistro - is an internet-based news and information service for Catholics everywhere. The second - Fathers for Good - brings forth information related to Supreme Knight Carl Anderson's message, "Fatherhood is a gift, a privilege and a responsibility."

The Father McGivney Guild

Join the crusade to make our founder a Saint!

To find out more about the life and legacy of Father Michael J. McGivney, or to learn more about or join the Guild, click here. Applications for membership are also available at the Council Home.

K of C Articles in the Catholic Witness

Knights Pass Resolutions on Pro-Life Issues, Marriage and Pornography

 - August 14, 2009 - by Andrew Junker of the Catholic News Service