2016

2016

 

October 1, 2016 - Council leaders from around the State of Virginia met for the State Council's Quarterly Meeting at Holy Cross Academy in Fredericksburg. The gathering was also the occasion for the official annual meeting of the Virginia Knights of Columbus Charities, Inc. (VKCCI). More HERE.

July 15, 2016 - A fire caused an estimated $100,000 damage to the rectory at historic St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Richmond, and the Virginia State Council established a fund for donations to help the parish with expenses and repairs. More HERE.

June 8-10, 2016 - Members from around the state gathered in Richmond the weekend of July 8 – 10 to kick off the new fraternal year.   State Deputy Mike Gasper, the state officers, and state staff members shared their vision of how we will “Encounter the Lord” this year. More HERE.

June 18, 2016 - Fr Rizer Council 6828 of the Knights of Columbus completed a $20,000 pledge to St Bede’s Living Our Mission (LOM) Capital Campaign in the first year. More HERE.

June 18, 2016 - In a meeting designed especially for newly-elected Grand Knights, Deputy Grand Knights and Financial Secretaries, the Virginia jurisdiction of the Knights of Columbus spent a day getting ready for the new frateternal year.  More HERE.

June 2016 - Fr. Rzer Council 6828 raised and donated $20,000 to the Capital Campaign of St. Bede Catholic Church in Williamsburg. More on the story HERE.

May 20, 2016 - Sir Knight Jovito "DJ" DeJesus, a member of the Virginia state membership team, passed away on May 20, 2016 after a sudden and brief illness. More HERE.

May 14, 2016 - Members of Fr. Edwin F. Kelley Assembly 1443, Holy Trinity Assembly 2520, Msgr. Francis L. Bradican Assembly 2996, and Fr. Edward L. Richardson SMA  Assembly 3174, along with family and friends traveled to the National Mall in Washington, DC, to clean-up the Korean War Veterans Memorial. More HERE.

May 1, 2016 - The 116th Annual Meeting of the Virginia Knights of Columbus performed its important task of selecting officers for the 2016-2017 Fraternal Year, and presented awards to outstanding councils as well as Knight and Family of the Year. More HERE.

March 19, 2016 - Delegates from Virginia's Fourth Degree Assemblies gathered in Woodbridge for the Virginia District's Biennnial Meeting. Every two years, Sir Knights representing 24 Assemblies meet as required by Supreme Council bylaws to recommend candidates to serve as District Master for the following two Fraternal Years, and to hear a report from the current Master. More HERE.

March 12, 2016 - The last quarterly Virginia state quarterly meeting was held at Benedictine College Prep School in Richmond, VA, and featured a moving presentation on a program called "Boys to Men" sponsored by St. Michael/Joseph P. Solari Council 11172 in Glen Allen. More HERE.

February 2, 2016 - With all of the 2016 state officers leading the way into the chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean, Virginia Knights of Columbus made a big showing in the annual Polar Plunge fundraiser for the Virginia Special Olympics.  More HERE

January 16, 2016 - State Secretary Mike Gasper led a large contingent of Knights attending the annual Men's Conference sponsored by the Diocese of Richmond at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.  More HERE.

January 10, 2016 - Rappahannock Assembly Knights of Columbus sponsored the 42nd annual Religious Freedom Day ceremonies in Fredericksburg, joined by members of a variety of religious faiths, and a large contingent of a Fourth Degree Color Corps members and the state officers of the Knights of Columbus.  More HERE.

January 9, 2016 - Hundreds of Grand Knights, District Deputies, state officers and staff all gathered at Peninsula Catholic High School in Newport News for the mid-year meeting of the 2015-2016 fraternal year in Virgina. More HERE.

January 9, 2016 - State officers selected the winners in the 2015 Keep Christ in Christmas poster contest at the mid-year meeting in Newport News. More HERE.

Virginia State Council - Knights of Columbus  |  Copyright 2017  |  All rights reserved