May 23, 2016: this week for Virginia Knights

Upcoming Council Events around Virginia


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  • This week's checklist

    May 23, 2016 - If you haven't already filed your forms VSS-4 (State Convention Delegate/Alternate) and  VSS-6 (Virginia Council Information), with information about your council's officers for the coming Fraternal Year, please do it as soon as your election has been held. Instructions are HERE.


    Here's a list of Important Dates - for state meetings and forms to be filed - during the year to come.


    The 2016 Virginia State Convention is now history, and you can find all the big news from the event on the special convention page HERE.


    The May 2016 issue of Star Council News is now available. It includes reminders about activities that must/should be completed before the Virginia Annual Convention at the end of this month.


    Will you become Deputy Grand Knight of your Council on July 1? Click HERE for the PowerPoint slides used in the DGK training session at the State Quarterly Meeting on March 12, 2016.


    Delegates met at Biennial Meeting of the Fourth Degree of the Virginia District and the home of  Fr. Kelly Council 5750 in Woodbridge. Article and photos HERE.


    The Holy Family Prayer Program will continue until the end of June in Virginia. Sign up your council for a special prayer service that emphasizes our belief in, and determination to strengthen, families throughout the Commonwealth.






  • From the State Deputy

    Stephen P. Raschke

    May 6, 2016


    Brother Knights,


    The 116th Virginia State Council Annual Meeting is now in the past.  What a wonderful weekend is was.  The Annual Meeting has been long in the planning and once again I wish to thank Frank Guest and his committees for the great work they have done in making the weekend such a success.  I also want to thank the State Delegates who during the Mass collection, donated over $2300.00 for the Knights of Columbus Supreme, Christian Refugee Relief Fund.  Read more HERE.


  • Membership

    Our goal for recruiting new members in Virginia for this fraternal year is  1,381.  Schedule a First Degree Ceremony at your council soon!  More HERE.

  • Virginia Knights - Outstanding Council or Assembly Activity

    January 10, 2016 - Rappahannock Assembly 1613 sponsored the 42nd annual Religious Freedom Day, commemorating the Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom.  More on the story HERE.

    November 21, 2015 - Council 2473 hosted a huge "Family Fun Day," part of a day-long fundraising effort on behalf of the Jennifer Bush-Lawson Foundation, which supports neonatal and post natal care for the less fortunate in the Arlington area.  Read more about the event HERE.

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