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Knights of Columbus, VA State Council
The Knights are a Catholic fraternal benefits organization. Founded to offer Catholics mutual aid and support, they also promote social and intellectual fellowship amongst their members through education and charitable service.
See “Knights in Action” -
As well as Knights Programs -
Ancient Order of Hibernians, VA State Board
Descending from similar groups in Ireland, the AOH was founded in the 19th century to protect Irish Catholics from oppression. Today, the AOH acts as a social and economic aid group, as well as a bridge to the homeland for Irish Americans.
See state website -
As well as division newsletters -
Diocesan Wide Groups
St. Joseph Men’s Fellowship of NOVA
Answers the call to the challenge of a crisis of Manhood. We welcome men from all ages, states in life, and religious affiliations to come together informally for support and encouragement in building strong marriages, families, and equip men with a better understanding of our faith.
For info: Ed Tiong, 703-403-5624;
Knights of Peter Claver
The Knights of Peter Claver, Incorporated, the largest and oldest continually existent predominantly African-American Catholic fraternal organization was founded more than 100 years ago. It was formed to provide opportunities for Catholic Action to men of color to be actively involved in
their faith by living the Gospel message. The Knights of Peter Claver membership now includes the entire family and offers opportunities to engage in a variety of church and community service projects and support various charitable appeals. We meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the
chapel of St. Joseph Catholic Church, 711 N. Columbus St. Our meetings are not open to non-members.
For info: Grand Knight Joseph A. Brooks, Jr.;
This Man is You!
That Man is You (TMIY) is an interactive, multimedia men’s program focused upon the development of authentic male leadership. Each lesson successively considers men in their relationship to God, to their spouse and to their children. The program content harmonizes current social and
medical science with the teachings of the Church and the wisdom of the saints to develop the vision of a man fully alive. Check below to see which parishes are offering it near you!
Holy Spirit Service to Christ House – St. Joseph
The Holy Spirit Men’s Club provides volunteers to cook and serve meals at Christ House (a temporary housing shelter in Alexandria for homeless) serving approximately 70 people.
For info: call Scott Douglass, (703) 764-3473; or Curt Herrick, (703) 978-4004.
St. Joseph Men’s Group - Queen of Apostles
Monthly meetings for prayer, study and fellowship. Family get-togethers and service projects are other activities of the group. We meet from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on the 4th Wednesday of the month. Meetings take place in the Queen of Apostles Parish Office, 4329 Sano St, Alexandria, VA, 22312.
For more info: Contact Dave Cook at (202) 725-7226 or
That Man is You – Blessed Sacrament
Blessed Sacrament’s TMIY men’s group is open to all men of the parish—single/married, young/old – and currently has over 100 members. The group meets at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday morning in at Blessed Sacrament, 1427 W Braddock Rd, Alexandria, VA 22302 in Quinn Hall.
For info: Tim Goobic at
Morite Guild – Blessed Sacrament’s Fathers’ Group
We are a fraternity of fathers fighting for Catholic principles of family in a secular world. We seek to honor our first father, God, and to support our vocation to married life and fatherhood. We meet to deepen our personal relationship with Christ through fraternity, prayer, and
study on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Location: Rotating, hosted by individual members in their homes.
For info: M. René Islas,
That Man is You! / St. Joseph’s Covenant Keepers – St.
The S.J.C.K. are a network of Catholic men dedicated to encouraging each other to grow in the image of Christ and strengthen our families & our community. “That Man is You” program meets at St. Louis Catholic Church on Saturday mornings, at 6:30 a.m. in Walsh Hall.
For info: Contact David Nosal at (571) 239-5800.
St. Rita’s Young Adult Men’s Group
The mission of the group is for men to grow in holiness together rather than just growing individually. Currently, we are reading In the School of the Holy Spirit by Fr. Jacques Philippe. We meet every other Wednesday of the month at St. Rita's Parish @
7 p.m. St. Rita's Parish, 3815 Russell Rd., Arlington, VA.
For info: email Mike at
That Man is You – St. Mary’s in Old Town
We meet each Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. in the Lyceum Auditorium during the fall and spring semesters. We invite you to join us and see what God has in store for you! The content and your fellowship will change lives.
For info: contact Dan Ermer at (858) 603-4603 or email at
Holy Spirit Men's Club - “Come when you can, help
out when you’re able”
Serving the parish through social and charitable outreach. Spring activities include a chili cook-off, Lenten meals, and other outings. Also servicing Christ House and those in need – please see “Christ House” below. Many meetings and service opportunities throughout
the spring; please contact Bill for more details. Pastoral Center, Holy Spirit, Annandale, VA.
For info: call Bill Seifert, Pres. - (703) 978-7429; Mike Rupar, Vice .Pres. - (703) 426-1927.
Project 911 is a KoC #11922 initiative to help people in need make their homes warmer, safer, drier, and more handicap-accessible. We help the elderly, poor, disabled, victims of disasters, or other people requiring assistance. Projects are completed
by a team of men working with contractors when needed. We typically perform one project every 2-3 weeks. When: As needed. Help when you are available. Where: Meet at work site. Coordinator will notify everyone days in advance.
For info: Steve Poppe,
Burke / Fairfax
Fishers of Men Prayer Group
Prayer, praise and worship, scripture reading, and ministry. Open to all men – strong faith; little or no faith; primarily Catholic, but Christians of various faiths regularly join us too. Tuesday nights, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Home of Andrew Giacomini, 10630 Battalion Landing CT,
Burke, VA, 22015, (703) 543-7988.
www.fishersofmenprayergroup.comor contact Ron Riggins at (703) 989-4665
Nativity’s Men’s Prayer & Reflection Group
These meetings involve praying the morning office, reading the Sunday readings, and discussing their impact on our daily lives. The group is led by Greg LaNave, professor of theology at the Dominican House of Studies. Every Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Nativity parish,
For info: e-mail Greg LaNave at
Augustine's Brothers - Men's Purity Support Group
For those dealing with any sexually addictive behaviors, especially pornography. Meets every Thursday night from
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
St. Veronica Church, Chantilly
For specific meeting details and more info see
www.AugustinesBrothers.org or call our confidential voice mail at 800-378-8243 or confidential email at
That Man is You – St. Timothy
St. Tim’s is beginning the second year of That Man is You. No previous experience necessary! A men’s ministry focused especially on men with families of their own, yet all are welcome. We start with a light meal, then watch a video and break up into small groups. Jump
start your spiritual life, regardless of where you are or where you have come from. Most Saturday mornings at 7 a.m. St. Timothy Parish, Father McGivney Room, Chantilly.
For info: Bruce Jacobeen 703-378-2660,
That Man is You – St. Veronica
In Part 4: the Bible and the Virgin Mary, are discussing the Biblical background of the Blessed Mother, including her apparitions and developing a better understanding of her fundamental role in salvation history. Saturday mornings. Breakfast at 6:30 a.m., program runs to 8:15 a.m. St. Veronica Parish Hall, 3460 Centreville Rd., Chantilly, VA 20151.
St. James Men’s Group
Please join us on the first and third Friday of the month - The first Friday we gather for 6:30 a.m. Mass and then have breakfast at the Einstein Bros Bagels across Broad St for fellowship and to discuss the Sunday Gospel reading. On the third Friday we gather at 7:30 p.m. at the parish
House of Studies for a spiritual reflection, rosary, confession, and beer. The House of Studies is near the Rectory--see the campus map
http://www.stjamescatholic.org/parish-information/campus-map/index.aspx. We meet in the kitchen at the back of the house - please feel free to come in the back door.
For info: Jeremy Sewall at
St. Philip Men's Group
Two men's Disciples Groups meet on selected Monday and Wednesday evenings at St. Philip. These groups do Lectio Divina using the weekly Gospel.
For info: Contact John Mitchell at
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Men’s Group
Looking for a chance to strengthen your faith? Come join with other men of the parish to discuss issues relevant to work, family, and friendship in a casual environment. Last year we read and discussed the Catechism together, this summer we are reading through and discussing the
documents of Vatican II. Come join the adventure! First and last Thursday of every month, 7:30 p.m.
For info: Mike Bostain at
That Man is You – St. John the Baptist
“That Man Is You!” We are beginning our 5th year of TMIY. The theme for this semester is “The Bible and the Virgin Mary”. Please come and join the 50-60 men who come together each Saturday morning beginning September 17th at 6:30 a.m. in Father Reuhl Hall. Come
and enjoy the content, the fellowship, and a great breakfast put on by the Knights of Columbus. St John the Baptist, Fr Reuhl Hall, Front Royal, VA.
For info: Rick Morgan 540-551-0300 or visit the TMIY website at
Herdon / Reston
St. Joseph’s Men’s Society
Weekly prayer hour, every Tuesday morning @ 7:00 a.m.
For info: general -
www.menofstjoseph.com; locally, Mike @ 703-623-6496.
Reston Study Center / Family Institute of Washington
Reston Study Center is an education center dedicated to the character development of men. Through conferences, classes, retreats, and counseling, we enable men to exercise a positive influence in the world and to integrate their faith, study, work, friendship and citizenship. The
spiritual aspect of the center is taken care of by Opus Dei. 1810 Old Reston Avenue, Reston, VA 20190.
For info: Daryl Glick, Director - (703) 689-3433 or
The Fellowship of a Modest Proposal
The Fellowship of a Modest Proposal is a spiritual fellowship for men which centers on a challenge for each man to take the Christian life seriously, to be faithful and to grow in holiness by developing and sustaining a prayerful and loving relationship with the Blessed Trinity and
our Blessed Mother, the Virgin Mary. Each morning begins with a 15-min. reflection, followed by discussion, Q&A, and prayer. We meet first Thursdays at the Fellowship Hall of St. John the Apostle (7 a.m. - 8 a.m.), and third Saturdays at Trinity House Café, 101 E. Market Street
(7:45 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.).
For info: Bill Atwill (
email@example.com) to sign up for updates.
Manassas / Centreville / Clifton
That Man is You - All Saints
Saturday mornings at 6 a.m. Breakfast, then a video, followed by small groups. Ends promptly at 7:30 a.m. Parish Activity Center, All Saints (the old Church).
For info: Matt at 703-380-6708 /
Matt@TheSpinosas.com or Tim at 703-937-7710 /
St. Andrew’s Men’s Prayer & Reading Group
Every Saturday morning @ 7:30 a.m. St. Andrew Parish, Clifton, VA.
For info: Dick Schneider -
The Fishers of Men
Working together to become leaders of the Church Militant.
Every 2 weeks, Saturday morning, 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. All Saints Parish, Manassas, VA.
Youth Apostles is a community of men who help young people take faith from the periphery to the center of their lives. As a community, we come together weekly for formation, worship, and socializing. 1st Tuesday of the month is a seminar; 2nd is formation (open to all); 3rd is
adoration, and 4th is sharing. Dinner starts at 5:45 p.m., followed by Mass @ 7:30 p.m. then usually discussion, a talk, or adoration. Location: Youth Apostles House, 1600 Carlin Ln, McLean, VA 22101.
For info call: 703-556-0914.
Our Lady of Hope, K of C – Monthly Men’s Conference
Every first Saturday of the month we get together with our priests for fellowship, faith discussion and Mass. First Saturdays, 7 a.m. - 8:15 a.m., followed by 8:30 Mass. Our Lady of Hope Parish, Potomac Falls, VA.
Quantico / Triangle / Dumfries
St. Francis of Assisi Men’s Group
Meets monthly, usually on the second Tuesday of the month, at 7:00 p.m., for spiritual reflection, discussion of select topics, an occasional meal, and general fellowship. St. Francis Parish Center, Triangle, VA.
For information: Frank Sturm at
St. Raymond’s Men’s Prayer Group
The Men’s Prayer Group continue to grow, seeking to increase our faith through study and fellowship with other members. We have a communal breakfast, then read the morning office and the scriptures for the following Sunday. Our discussion includes not only the meaning of the
scriptures but also how they impact to our personal lives. We pray for members' personal intentions. First and Third Saturdays of the month, 7:30 a.m. St. Raymond Parish Hall
For info: Dave Wilson -
Our Lady of Good Counsel Men's Club
That Man is You – Our Lady of Angels
Saturday mornings at 7:30 a.m. Our Lady of Angels, Basement conference room.
For info: Thom Sellers 703-206-8115,
That Man is You - St. John Bosco
Wherever you are in your life, Jesus Christ wants to encounter you there and take you further. 25-30 men meet each Saturday morning for this interactive men’s program focused on developing men in the modern world. A light to the nations discovers the hope of a new human
spirit. Program includes a video presentation and small group discussion. Saturday mornings. Hot home-style breakfast at 7 a.m., program runs to 8:30 a.m. St. John Bosco Parish, Hanley Hall, 315 N Main St, Woodstock, VA 22664.
To start a TMIY:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 281-974-3987.