Two members of our Family of Man Council 7566 Sir Knights had the honor to serve as members of the Honor Guard for Bishop Paul Loverde who was the celebrant for the Diocese of Arlington’s final day of SIMBANG GABI (Filipino Advent 9-day Novena Masses) that was held at St. John Neumann Catholic Church on December 23, 2015.
The Knights of Columbus will be busy in the kitchen again on Sunday, January 3, serving breakfast in the Brown-McCarthy Auditorium from 8:30 to 11:30am. After coming together at the Lord’s Table, we can come together for a wonderful, nourishing breakfast prepared by the Knights, with fellowship guaranteed to bring smiles to your faces as you swap tales of your Christmas celebrations.
On Saturday, October 31st at the Westfield's Marriott Washington Dulles Hotel, over 266 candidates from around Northern Virginia and the surrounding regions were exemplified to the status of Fourth Degree and earned the designation of "Sir Knight";. This was the third largest group in the history of the Knights of Columbus in the State of Virginia to receive such an honor.
In collaboration with the Office of Outreach and the Social Justice Ministry, Worthy Knights from our Council assisted in hosting an evening on October 28th in the Brown-McCarthy Auditorium, which brought awareness of the prevalence of human and teen sex trafficking within the Northern Virginia region, including the Reston and Herndon communities.
On Saturday, October 25, 2015, our Brother Stephen Lillis was exemplified as our Council's newest Third Degree member at St. Timothy's in Chantilly, VA. Overseeing the proceedings was our Worthy District 17 Deputy Bill Cinnamond where 32 other brothers from around the Northern Virginia area received their Third Degree. Pictured with Steve is Deputy Grand Knight Steve Saiget who sponsored and accompanied Steve for this significant event.