January 2017 - John & Gayle Claman: Family of the Month

Claman family

The Claman Family have been selected as the Council's Family of the Month for January. The Clamans have been members of the St. John Neumann Parish for eleven years. John joined the Knights in 2011, is a member of the Fourth Degree, and has served in various Council leadership positions to include Grand Knight.

Family of Man Council Supports March For Life 2017

Four Members of the Family of Man Council joined with 100 of their fellow Virginia Knights to act as marshals during the 44th annual March for Life on January 27, 2017. The Knights worked with March organizers to manage and direct the thousands of attendees, provided information to marchers, and assisted local and Federal law enforcement with crowd control. Brothers Bob Balog, Bill McInerney, John Moran and John White served as marshals.

Knights of Columbus Award Knighthood Degrees

On January 28, 2107, three members of the Family of Man Council were awarded their Knighthood Degrees from the Knights of Columbus.

During a ceremony conducted at St. Leo the Great Parish in Fairfax, VA, 60 Knights from several Knights of Columbus Councils in the Northern Virginia area received Knighthood Degrees which represents the principle of fraternity where the good works of individual Knights, who gave more than 73.5 million service hours in 2015, illustrates how Catholics serve each other in fraternity and mercy.

New Formation Degree Knights of the Council

On Tuesday, January 24th the following brother Knights from the Family of Man Council received their Formation (2nd) Degree at St. Leo the Great Parish, hosted by Fr. Diamond Council 6292. They were escorted by Deputy Grand Knight Bob Balog, Chancellor Mike Poland, Field Agent Leo Duran and Brothers Mark and Jeff Emery and Dave Bermingham.

The Council would like to congratulate our newest degreed Knights and look forward to them continuing on the path of obtaining their Knighthood Degree.