Read the letter from the Vatican sent specifically
to our Council: Secretariat of
Our Holy Father, Pope Francis, honored the Knights of Columbus by
granting a private audience
to our Board of Directors and Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight
Thought you might enjoy learning more about our
meeting and reading
8600 Prayer Requests
Go to the
Prayer Request Form to apply for your Prayer Request.
Our Council receives Prayer Requests to assist our
fellow Knights and their families.
All Prayer Requests are reviewed for
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is asking our prayers for
Kathy will be switching to a new chemotherapy regimen this week. We pray that she gains great benefit from the new treatment while preserving her quality of life! Our thanks for our prayers!
GK Fidel Rodriguez
is asking our prayers for
Request your prayers for Brother Art, who was just diagnosed with Cancer. We pray that the Lord be with him, especially during a procedure this coming Thursday.
is asking our prayers for
Paolo Julian Banez
Our grand nephew from the Philippines who had a stroke a month ago passed away February 16 from cardiac arrest. Appreciate prayers for the repose of his soul. He was 21 years old.
The 40 Rosaries, 40 Cans, 40 Knights is Here.
IMPORTANT: PARKING at
the 8 March Men’s Conference. If you have already
signed up for the sold-out Men’s Conference, please note parking
at St. Joseph’s Church is restricted to carpool (3 people)
only. If you have two, or less, people in the car, you will be
directed to park at Herndon Middle School, about three blocks
away. Please see
map for directions.
will be holding another Bingo event on Sunday, 9 March from 2 PM
to 4 PM at Farrell Hall. The net proceeds from this Bingo event
will be given to the Sisters of Our Lady of La Salette in
appreciation for their many services and assistance to our
Need volunteers to come and help sell Bingo
Tickets one hour before and after each Mass on 1/2 March and 8/9
March. Please email Brother Don Mailki (firstname.lastname@example.org)
and Br. Richard Cardenas (email@example.com)
on the time and day you can come to help sell tickets. You can
also volunteer to help during the bingo.
DO YOU WANT TO ENRICH YOUR
Starting the week of March 17, 2014 (delayed from March 10),
learn from a Master and deepen your relationship with Our Lord.
Please join us for Lord Teach Me to Pray –
Praying the Christian Virtues. Learn Ignatian prayer
for the laity centered on the Christian virtues, such as Faith,
Hope, Love, Humility, … . Praying the Christian Virtues
uses small groups with two trained facilitators in 12 sessions,
once a week, for two hours. You will be taught to use Sacred
Scripture for your 15 minutes of daily private prater. Groups
will be arranged by gender, i.e., Men’s groups and Women’s
groups. We can accommodate busy schedules: 10:00 AM-Noon on
Tues. for men or 10:00 AM-Noon on Wed. for women or 7:30-9:30 PM
on Wed. for men or women. Visit:
for more information about
the prayer groups and to register on-line. Or sign
up after Mass in Farrell Hall the weekend of March 8-9, 15-16.
Carol Williams: 703-250-8399,
firstname.lastname@example.org. We will need the
following information: Name, address, phone, email address (if
any), and the group you wish to join.
Knights of Columbus Kelly Elizabeth Baker Memorial
St. Mary of Sorrows
Knights of Columbus Council #8600 in partnership with the Baker
family is pleased to announce we are offering the annual Kelly
Elizabeth Baker Memorial Scholarship Award in the amount of
$1,500. Applicants must be a 2014 graduating high school senior
and a daughter or son of a registered member of St. Mary of
Sorrows. The Scholarship is to be used for college tuition.
Completed application and related supporting materials to
include a grade transcript must be received not later than
May 15, 2014 for consideration. Please mail applications and
related materials to the address listed on the application
Click for 2014 KofC Kelly Elizabeth Baker Scholarship Form
or a limited supply in the Parish Center office.
Knights of Columbus Scholarships
St. Mary of Sorrows Knights of Columbus Council #8600 is pleased
to announce we are offering up to nine $750 scholarships.
Applicants must be registered members of St. Mary of Sorrows
Parish or a son, daughter, grandchild, or spouse of a wife of
Council #8600. Scholarships are to be used for tuition only and
are to be used to pursue post-secondary school education.
Applications and related materials must be received not later
than May 15, 2014 to be considered. Please mail
applications and related materials to the Post Office Number
shown on the application form.
Click 2014 Knight's of Columbus Scholarship Application Form
or a limited supply at the Parish Center office.
Cristo † Friends
in Christ” Scholarship Program
Cristo † Friends in Christ”
announces our 2014 “Amigos
Cristo † Friends in Christ” Scholarship Program. This
year we will award scholarships up to $1,000.00 to
Hispanics in the
Diocese. Scholarships are to be
used for tuition and to pursue post secondary school education.
The factors that will be considered in awarding the scholarships
are demonstrated leadership, active involvement in civic and/or
religious activities, and academic performance. Application
forms and complete program rules can be obtained at
Mary’s Parish office or can be requested at
Click for 2014 Amigio_Cristo Scholarship Application Form must be received not later than May 15,
2014 to be considered.
The annual 5 Car
Raffle provides both the council and the parish an excellent opportunity to
raise funds for charitable endeavors. Over the past several years we have been
able to successfully raise funds toward such projects as: Marian Homes, the Paul
Stefan foundation, Fr Ephrem’s tuition, the Sacred Heart statue in the cemetery,
the Holy Family statue in front of the parish center, the annual March for Life
busses, the 150th St Mary’s anniversary book, renovations to Old St.
Mary's Hall and other smaller
efforts requested by Fr Barkett.
Participation allows individual’s the opportunity to win 1 of 5 vehicles or $20
K in cash prizes. Through combining our efforts w/All Saints parish the council
creates a win/win situation that maximizes revenue for both organizations.
Hopefully we will have a winner from St Mary’s again this year.
Click to see the
Veronica Knights will have their 6th Annual Casino Knight on 26
All proceeds go to the St Veronica school scholarship fund.
Getting your tickets before this event doubles your raffle
(Click the icon below for more detail.)
Fr. Julius J. Cilinski Council 10947 is sponsoring a Golf
Tournament on May 22nd
to benefit Virginia
Knights of Columbus Charities, Inc. VKCCI.
Members changing their residence, phone number and/or email address are
asked to please provide the information to the Financial Secretary at
FS8600 or send the
information to Knights of Columbus, Attn: Financial Secretary, Box 339,
Fairfax Station, VA 22039-0339.
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