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Information

Is your parish men’s group missing/ not up to date? Send us your information so that we can add it here!
Email  b.gotta@arlingtondiocese.org

Statewide Groups

 

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” -  http://www.vakofc.org/page.asp?id=29.

As well as Knights Programs -  http://www.vakofc.org/page.asp?id=30.

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 - www.aohvirginia.org.

As well as division newsletters - www.aohvirginia.org/division_newsletters.htm.

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; filipinoministry@catholicweb.com.  

Website:  http://www.filminnova.org

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.;   whereyat@cox.net.    

Parish Groups

 

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!

Alexandria

 

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 cookdc@gmail.com.  

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 timothygoobic@gmail.com.

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, mreneislas@gmail.com

That Man is You! / St. Joseph’s Covenant Keepers – St. Louis

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.

Website:  http://saintlouisparish.org/parishministries/tmiy/   

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 mftamara79@gmail.com.

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  tmiystmaryoldtown@gmail.com.   

 

Annandale 

 

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

 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, vrhvolunteers@gmail.com, 571-241-2956.   

 

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.

For info: www.fishersofmenprayergroup.comor contact Ron Riggins at (703) 989-4665  or rriggins@cox.net.  

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, Burke, VA.

For info: e-mail Greg LaNave at glanave@dhs.edu.


Chantilly


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 augustinesbrothers@gmail.com

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, bjacobeen@aol.com, or www.paradisusdei.org.   

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.

 

Falls Church 

 

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  jeremysewall@gmail.com

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 jhwmitchell@yahoo.com.  

 

Fredericksburg 

 

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 mrbostain@verizon.net

 

Front Royal 

 

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 www.paradisusdei.org.

 

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 info@restonstudycenter.org.

Websites:  www.restonstudycenter.orgor www.fiwdc.org

 

Leesburg 

 

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 ( billatwill@gmail.com) to sign up for updates.

Website: www.thefellowshipofamodestproposal.weebly.com/

 

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 / TSmith7746@aol.com.

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/ThatManisYouManassas

St. Andrew’s Men’s Prayer & Reading Group

Every Saturday morning @ 7:30 a.m.  St. Andrew Parish, Clifton, VA. 

For info: Dick Schneider - ldschneid@verizon.net

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. 

For info:  www.fomva.org.   

 

McLean 

 

Youth Apostles

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.   

 

Potomac Falls 

 

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 franksturm@hotmail.com

 

Springfield 

 

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 -  maryndavew@verizon.net

 

Vienna 

 

Our Lady of Good Counsel Men's Club

For info:  http://www.olgcva.org/church-calendars/index.aspx.    

 

Woodbridge 

 

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, thomsellers76@gmail.com

Website:  www.paradisusdei.org.

 

Woodstock 

 

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.

For info: scoutsigns@gmail.com or www.paradisusdei.org.

To start a TMIY:  jamie@paradisusdei.org or 281-974-3987.