Who are the Knights of Columbus?
The Knights of Columbus is the world’s largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with 1.7 million members in over 13,000 councils worldwide. It provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church and their local parishes, the communities in which they live, to the youth of the area, to the individual Knights and to the Knights of Columbus Council in which they are members.
St. Mary of the Falls Council 14416
The Knights of Columbus Council 14416, also known as the St. Mary of the Falls Council, held its first meeting on February 26, 2008. The Council was recruited/formed in late 2007 and received its Council number in February 2008. The Charter members include 45 local men that have either recently become Knights or transferred from other Councils. Installation of the newly elected officers took place on February 23, 2008, at St. Mary of the Falls Church as the general brotherhood and fellow parishoners witnessed the official induction of the leadership of the first officers of this Council. The council continues to grow and serve St. Mary of the Falls and the surrounding community.