The Family of Man Council again took part in the SJN Mardi Gras Dinner on February 25th. Responsible for cooking, the Knights started preparing on Sunday and Monday afternoons under Chef/Brother Bob Andres’ able direction. Final preparations and cooking were done on Tuesday while other parish volunteers took care of decorating, serving and clean-up. Over 300 patrons were served and all proceeds went to funding the Youths Group's summer work camp. Great job, Brothers!
The Knights of Columbus are holding their next charity breakfast on Sunday, March 1, from 8:30-11:30am in the Brown-McCarthy auditorium. Your free-will offerings will support the Kairos Prison Ministry,
Kairos is a program that reaches out to those in prison. The mission of Kairos Prison Ministry is to share the transforming love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ to impact the hearts and lives of incarcerated men, women and youth, as well as their families, to become loving and productive citizens of their communities.
The 2020 Virginia March for Life took place in Richmond on February 13th. Several Knights and spouses participated in this event: Brother Bob and Joann Abbott, Brother Leo and Dottie Marier and PGK Bob Balog. Our Worthy District Deputy Tom Yehl and his wife, along with many fellow Knights from other councils were also there. The Bishops from Arlington and Richmond spoke at and participated in the March.
The Knights of Columbus are holding their next charity breakfast on Sunday, February 2, from 8:30-11:30am in the Brown-McCarthy auditorium. Your free-will offerings will support the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty,
The National March for Life took place on Friday, January 24th. The Virginia Knights of Columbus were asked to provide marshals for this event and the Family of Man Council provided 4% of that effort. Brothers Jim O’Donnell, Bill McInerney, John Moran and Bob Balog took a stand for Life and assisted in crowd control and safety throughout the day as tens of thousands of our fellow citizens, mostly students, came to DC to have their voices heard and Faith seen. SJN parishioners also took part in the March and Brother Bob Abbot and Leo Marier were also there standing up for Life.