St. Louis Martin

Council News

The Saturday March 2  retreat:

  • Mass

  • Scriptural Rosary - Sorrowful Mysteries

  • Confession

  • Adoration and Benediction

  • Father Joseph Ocran from Ghana speaking on the prodigal son and Lenten resolutions (Don't give up chocolate for Lent)

  • Silent Meditation

Lenten Retreat

Brian's Brigade - Chili Cook Off!

On February 22, 2019, "Brian's Brigade" hosted a Chili Cook Off to raise money for "Friends of St. Theresa School (FOSTS)." FOSTS is a non-profit organization that is solely focused on tuition assistance for families at St. Theresa School in Ashburn. The Knights of Columbus provided the beer and wine.

Knights on the Range

The St. Louis Martin Council of the Knights of Columbus hosted the 2nd Knights on the Range event at Silver Eagle Group Saturday January 26, 2019.   Twenty three council members and their guests enjoyed the shooting and fellowship. The shooting competition was close and led to a Shoot Off between Bob Sabasteanski (seen on the right) and Fred Vleck.  Bob won the shoot off, with both shooters using 1911 .45s.  

The event was followed by a Chili Cook Off at Old OX Brewery for the benefit of Ashburn Volunteer Fire Department   Match Box Resturant in One Loudoun won the Judges Choice Award.  Executive Chef  Frank  Estremera at the National Conference Center crafted the Peoples Choice award winning chili

District 18 Basketball free throw 

challenge winners on 2/18/19:

  Girls                        Boys

                       Age 9   

Olivia Chau.             Henry Aesoph

                       Age 10

Jordan Phillips           Tucker Wegmeyer

                       Age 11

Bella Chau.               Carson Sanberg

                       Age 12  

Hope Drake.            James Donofrio

                       Age 13  

——                          Mario Suarez

                       Age 14   

——                          Cullen Renzette

Sweats for Vets

This year’s Sweats for Vets collection was once again a great success, with the following items collected:

  • 450 sets of sweat suits

  • 475 pairs of athletic socks

  • $571 in donations 

The sweats, socks and cash donations were delivered to the Martinsburg VA Medical Center by the Knights of Columbus, VFW, and other participating organizations on Saturday 1/12/19.

Columbian Award

On Monday 1/7/19 the Columbian award was presented by the District Deputy to the St Louis Martin Council for having well rounded council programs. The award recognizes the Council's faith-filled family programs within the "Faith In Action " Program

Congratulations to “state champion” Sheila Suarez, from Saint Theresa’s parish, for winning the nine year old age group competitions at the regional (held in Alexandria, VA) and state level, With a score of 180 points!

Sheila received her trophy on December 16th, 2018, during breakfast with the Knights of Columbus, at Saint Theresa’s parish!

© St Louis Martin Council 15256  Knights of Columbus 

Manny Galvan Grand Knight   703-472-4203  kofc15256@googlegroups.com