Family of Man Council Brother Receives Knighthood Degree

On March 12, 2107, Brother Paul Watzlavick from the Family of Man Council was awarded his Knighthood Degree from the Knights of Columbus.

During a ceremony conducted by the Edward Douglass White Council #2473 at the Main Hall of the Columbus Club located in Arlington, Virginia, VA, over 40 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 illustrates how Catholics serve each other in fraternity and mercy.

Knights of Columbus Breaks Record With Charity Breakfast for SOAR

On Sunday, March 5, 2017 the Family of Man Council of the Knights of Columbus hosted its monthly Charity Breakfast for the Support Our Aging Religious (SOAR) organization who is headquartered in Washington, DC. SOAR raises funds and provides grants to help Catholic religious congregations in the United States care for their elderly and infirm members. These grants address practical immediate needs such as renovations for accessibility, automatic doors, hospital beds and assistive devices.

FoM Charity Fundraising Breakfast Sunday, March 5

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The Knights of Columbus will host their monthly Charity Fundraising Breakfast next Sunday, March 5, between the 7:30 and 11:30 AM Masses in the Brown-McCarthy Auditorium at St John Neumann. The beneficiary is a most worthy charity, Support Our Aging Religious (SOAR!). SOAR! raises funds and provides grants to help Catholic religious congregations in the United States care for their elderly and infirm members. These grants address practical immediate needs such as renovations for accessibility, automatic doors, hospital beds and assistive devices.

Charity Breakfast Benefits The Gabriel Project

On Sunday, February 5, 2017 the Family of Man Council of the Knights of Columbus hosted its monthly Charity Breakfast for the Gabriel Project who is part of the Catholic Diocese of Arlington based in Arlington, VA.

Gabriel Project Arlington (GPA) helps pregnant women with long or short-term needs by offering assistance at the parish level. It involves a network of churches, crisis pregnancy centers and other agencies working together to assist the mother with physical, material, spiritual, and emotional support.

February 2017 - Steven & Antoinette Saiget: Family of the Month

Steven and Antoinette Saiget have been selected as the Family of Man Council’s Family of the Month for February 2017. Steven was introduced to St. John Neumann Church through his son, Trent, and the Agape Work Camp program in 2010 where he worked with kids from various parishes through 2012. He was confirmed at St. John Neumann in 2014 and became a member of the Council that same year. Steven has served at the Council’s Deputy Grand Knight, and currently is its Grand Knight.

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