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Tuesday, May 10, 2022 General

Council 459 will sell boxes of Krispy Kreme Donuts after masses on the weekend of May 21 and 22 to raise funds that will go to the Knights of Columbus effort to support people effect by the war. As the situation in Ukraine continues to change, the need to support refugees continues to grow. The Knights of Columbus will be working with our councils in Poland as well as the Latin and Greek Catholic Churches in Ukraine to provide temporary shelter, food, medical supplies, clothing, and comm...

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 General

Council 459 will be holding its annual collection for KOVAR (A Virginia State Knights of Columbus program to help citizens with intellectual disabilities) after masses on the Weekend of April 30 and May 1.

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 General

A group of KofC members and several Basilica of St Mary parishioners took to the icy Potomac waters (and Chesapeake!) — 42 degrees!! — on Saturday, February 26th to “plunge” for the Special Olympics athletes (children with disabilities).  Again, thanks to the donations and support of many St Mary parishioners, we raised approximately $5,600 and placed 5th team overall!!! 

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 General

Many thanks to the parishioners of the Basilica of St Mary for their generosity respective to the Catholic Charities/St Lucy Food drive.  And many thanks to the generous parishioners of St Joseph for their food donations and contributions, which made achieving the record possible — by over a thousand pounds.  A total of nearly 7200 pounds of food was collected — a record for the KofC Council 459 St Lucy food drive!  Additionally, there was approximately $3,400 donated in cash, checks and gif...

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 General

First thanks to the over 50 students who participated in this years contest. Congratulations to our three council winners, two of whom went on to win first price in the State! See the winning entries below!

1st Place State 8-10 yr – Abby Kangas

1st Place Winner Council 11-14 yr Gabriella Trapasso

1st Place Winner State 5-7 yr Catherine Kangas

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 General

Thanks to the parishioners of the Basilica of St Mary and St Joseph for their generosity respective to the Catholic Charities/St Lucy Food drive.    A total of nearly 7200 pounds of food was collected — a record for the KofC Council 459 St Lucy food drive!  Additionally, there was approximately $3,400 donated in cash, checks and gift cards.

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