News & Events

Day of Recollection on Saturday, April 22, 2017

The Catholic Association of Foresters invite you to attend A DAY OF RECOLLECTION on Saturday, April 22nd at 9:30 a.m. at the National Shrine of Our Lady of LaSalette, 947 Park St, Attleboro, MA. The day will include:

  • Registration & Continental Breakfast
  • Presentations by a Missionary Priest
  • Lunch
  • Confession (optional)
  • Rosary Walk
  • 4:30 P.M. Mass

Please RSVP before April 12, 2017. To make reservations, please complete the reservation form here and return it to CAOF or call headquarters. A suggested donation is $10.00 per person.

2017 Annual Memorial Mass and Communion Brunch

On Sunday, April 2, 2017, please join HOS James McGinty and the members of Joseph T. Brennan Court No. 347 for our Annual Memorial Mass and Communion Brunch.

We are most pleased and honored to have Fr. John J. Ronaghan as our Guest Speaker for this special and private occasion.

The Noon mass will be at the Immaculate Conception Church,1203 Commercial Street, East Weymouth and the brunch will be at the Venetian Restaurant, 909 Broad Street, East Weymouth. Brunch will be served from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M:

For Brunch Reservations – please contact Headquarters as soon as possible, with your reservation information. A donation of $10.00 per person is suggested. Children, age 12 and under, are free


New England Fraternal Alliance 2017 Scholarship Program

Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded by the New England Fraternal Alliance to students in their sophomore, junior, or senior year in college or in graduate school. To be eligible, an applicant must be a New England resident and a member (or son/daughter of a member) of a fraternal benefit society that holds a membership in the New England Fraternal Alliance.

Click here to learn more about eligibility and the application process.

Annual Christmas Party/Family Day Party – Sunday, December 18, 2016 in Wakefield, MA

High Conductor Michael S. Powers cordially invites all Foresters and friends to attend our Annual Children’s Christmas / Family Day Party

Date: Sunday, December 18, 2016
Time: 1:00 P.M.
**Please Note – NEW LOCATION this year!
595 North Avenue
Wakefield, MA 01880
Tel: (781) 245-6100

Deadline for Reservations is December 9, 2016

Children aged 12 and under only, please! There is no cost for this event.

Click here for the reservation form.

Annual Joint Court Installation Ceremony and Party!

Annual Joint Court Installation Ceremony and Party!
Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 11:30 am at the CAOF headquarters.
220 Forbes Road, Suite 404
Braintree, MA 02184

High Chief Ranger William F. Redmond invites all Greater Boston Subordinate Court Officers-Elect, their family, friends and new members to come and meet old and new friends, renew your
acquaintances and take part in the Installation of Officers Ceremony. ALL Subordinate Court Officers-Elect should be present in order to be properly installed into their respective offices for the ensuing year.

PLEASE EMAIL OR CALL to let us know who will be attending so we may make the proper
arrangements for refreshments, etc…

Click here for our flyer. 

Mary C. McNeil
High Secretary-Treasurer
Catholic Association of Foresters
Telephone: (781) 848-8221 or


On the weekend of June 24, 25 & 26, 2016 we are returning, by popular demand, to the Sea Crest Beach Resort Hotel on the occasion of our 136th Annual Convention and Delegate Banquet.

All Foresters, Delegates, family and friends are cordially invited to attend and participate in the Convention Weekend activities. Click here for the reservation form.