Family of Man Council 7566 supported the Live Jesus event at SJN by providing parking assistance led by PGK John Claman. Brother Mike Swiger was the lead organizer and provided the emcee for the “Jesus, the Church and Me: Finding True North.” Brother Bob Andres also led the food prep the day prior. Many other Family of Man Council brothers were inattendance at the Live Jesus event as well as providing the kitchen support.
The Knights of Columbus are hosting their next charity breakfast on Sunday, April 7 from 8:30-11:30am in the Brown- McCarthy Auditorium. This month’s beneficiary will be the Fellowship Square Foundation (https://www.fellowshipsquare.org.) Since 1960, the Fellowship Square Foundation has helped Washington, DC area older adults and people with disabilities live in places where their physical, social and spiritual needs are met every day.
Family of Man Council 7566 held the March 2019 Social to celebrate the St Patrick’s Day on 19 March 2019. PGK Ed Walsh prepared his traditional corned beef and cabbage, colcannon and Irish Soda Bread and the council plowed through them in 20 minutes! We enjoyed a hearty selection of Irish beer and remembered PGK Dave Craven’s initiative at starting the St. Patrick’s Day social The Council also welcomed our newest brothers Charlie Bailey and Greg Golembe to the Order. Welcome Brothers!
On March 5th, the SJN Youth Ministry hosted the Parish’s celebration of Fat Tuesday. The Family of Man Council handled all the food preparations while the youth and adult volunteers took care of decorating, serving and clean-up. Approximately 300 patrons attended the party and enjoyed red beans and rice, jambalaya, chicken gumbo, baked chicken and Mac & Cheese. King cake was served along with music by one of our church choirs. Brother Bob Andres again did a great job running the Knights Kitchen Krewe! Laissez les bon temps roulez!
Please note that the March Business Meeting will be on Thursday, March 7, 2019, starting at 8 PM.