July 1, 2015: this week for Virginia Knights

  • This week's checklist

    July 1, 2015 - Happy New Year!  The new Fraternal Year for the Knights of Columbus begins today.  Read the message from new State Deputy Steve Raschke HERE.


    Get a head start on making your council a Star Council this year!  Read the July 2015 issue of Virginia's Star Council News.


    The 2015 Organizational Meeting will be held the weekend of July 11-12 in Newport News.  Complete information HERE. Hotel reservations must be made by June 20. Information package HERE  To get the special K of C rate at the hotel, reservations had to be made by June 20.


    The Fourth Degree organizational meeting, was held on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at St. Benedict School in Richmond. Photos and information HERE.


    We've got information for you from the Pre-Organizational Meeting for the 2015-2016 Fraternal Year held on Saturday, June 20, 2015  in Richmond.  Full information HERE


    The Report of Officers Chosen for Term (#185) is due this Wednesday. Submit it to the Supreme Council immediately.  (Deadline is July 1)


    Plan now to participate in the Fortnight for Freedom: The Freedom to Bear Witness, sponsored by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, from June 21 through July 4, 2015.  This is  a period of prayer, fsting and advocacy to respond to the many threats to religious liberty in our nation.


    The 2015 Virginia State Convention is now history. Story and photographs from the convention  HERE.


    Read the Spring 2015 VKCCI Newsletter HERE.


  • From the State Deputy

    Stephen P. Raschke

     My Brother Knights:


    It is a humbling and honored experience that you afford me the opportunity to be your State Deputy for the 2015-2016 Fraternal year.  Along with my wife Donna we what to express our commitment to you and your families to help your councils make this Fraternal Year a successful and rewarding one.  One that you will continue to be proud to introduce yourself to your friends, and community as a “Knight of Columbus”.


    Read more HERE.

  • Membership

    Our goal for recruiting new members in Virginia for this fraternal year is  1,315.  As of June 1, we've recruited 1,306 new members so far in this Fraternal Year, putting us at 88% of our goal.  We need 9 more members to make the goal, and that's barely one member per council! Keep up the good work, and schedule a First Degree Ceremony at your council soon!  More HERE.

  • Virginia Knights - Outstanding Council or Assembly Activity

    April 23, 2015 - Fr. Widmer Council 7877 presented a check in the amount of $13,454.20 to the Fredericksburg Pregnancy Center - half the cost of a new ultrasound machine. A matching grant from the Supreme Council was received by the Center shortly afterward.  Here's an article from the Center's website.

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