Brother McCluskey Attains Knighhood

On February 24th, Brother Tom McCluskey from our Family of Man Council received his Knighthood Degree during a special ceremony held at St.Theresa Catholic Church in Ashburn, VA. He was escorted by our Grand Knight, Bob Balog and Membership Chairman, Brother Mike Poland.

The principle of the Knighthood (formally 3rd) Degree is Fraternity and it reflects the moral teachings of the Catholic Church.

Brother Knight Tom joined the Knights in August 2014 and is the Council’s Public Relations Chairman.

February 2018 Charity Breakfast for the Car Ministry

The Knights of Columbus will host their monthly Charity Fundraising Breakfast on Sunday, February 4, from 8:30 to 11:00am. Our designated charity this month is The Car Ministry, one of the first car donation charities. The Car Ministry accepts donated cars and trucks for the purpose of giving them to the poor and needy, plus those in full-time Christian work. Thousands of vehicles have been given over the years. Donors can make tax-deductible contributions to the car donation program.

Two Brothers Receive Full Knighthood

On January 25th, 2018 two members from the Family of Man Council received their Knighthood Degrees during an Exemplification Ceremony held at Saint Leo’s Catholic Church in Fairfax, VA.

The principle of the Knighthood (formally 3rd) Degree is Fraternity and it reflects the moral teachings of the Catholic Church.

Please congratulate our Brothers Jeff Loss and Grant Buehrig on achieving this significant milestone. They were accompanied by our FOM Membership Chair Brother Mike Poland and Grand Knight SK Bob Balog.

March for Life 2018

Four Brothers from the Family of Man Council again served as marshals during the 45th March for Life in Washington DC on Friday, January 19th, 2018. These Knights along with over a hundred others from Councils across Virginia provided assistance, security and direction to the thousands of attendees at this wonderful event. Typically drawing 100,000 participants, the March is a moving demonstration of the commitment of Catholics and others of Faith, to the sanctity of life.


The Knights of Columbus Family of Man Council cooked a special dinner for guests and volunteers participating in the Hypothermia Program on Wednesday, January 17th at St. John Neumann Catholic Church. Twenty Knights and friends donated their time (38 man-hours) to help cook, serve, clean up and wash dishes for nearly 100 guests and volunteers. This is the second year that the Council has officially supported the annual Hypothermia week that has generated strong support from the Council’s members.