Family of Man Council 7566 College Scholarships 2019

The Knights of Columbus Family of Man Council #7566 at St. John Neumann is offering scholarships for graduating high school seniors and students already in college to help defray the costs of higher education. This year the Knights are offering three One Thousand Dollar ($1000) scholarships.

Decisions made by the Scholarship Committee are final and notification of scholarships should begin around June 5th, 2019.

Ultrasound Initiative

The Family of Man Council, teaming with the SJN Pro-Life Ministry, has decided to raise money to purchase an advanced ultrasound machine for the Divine Mercy Care/Tepeyac OB/GYN Clinic in Fairfax, VA. The Tepeyac clinic has been providing quality, life-affirming care for women and the unborn for over 25 years and the Respect Life Office of the Diocese of Arlington has certified that it follows Catholic moral and ethical principles.


Brother Mike Swiger emcees Live Jesus.
Men at work.
Making the Final touch
Food Prep time.

Family of Man Council 7566 supported the Live Jesus event at SJN by providing parking assistance led by PGK John Claman. Brother Mike Swiger was the lead organizer and provided the emcee for the “Jesus, the Church and Me: Finding True North.” Brother Bob Andres also led the food prep the day prior. Many other Family of Man Council brothers were inattendance at the Live Jesus event as well as providing the kitchen support.

April 2019 Charity Breakfast

The Knights of Columbus are hosting their next charity breakfast on Sunday, April 7 from 8:30-11:30am in the Brown- McCarthy Auditorium. This month’s beneficiary will be the Fellowship Square Foundation ( Since 1960, the Fellowship Square Foundation has helped Washington, DC area older adults and people with disabilities live in places where their physical, social and spiritual needs are met every day.

March Social

Family of Man Council 7566 held the March 2019 Social to celebrate the St Patrick’s Day on 19 March 2019. PGK Ed Walsh prepared his traditional corned beef and cabbage, colcannon and Irish Soda Bread and the council plowed through them in 20 minutes! We enjoyed a hearty selection of Irish beer and remembered PGK Dave Craven’s initiative at starting the St. Patrick’s Day social The Council also welcomed our newest brothers Charlie Bailey and Greg Golembe to the Order. Welcome Brothers!