Entries by Chris Pierno

High Performers Awarded

At the DC State Council’s meeting on November 6th, 2023, several high performing councils and District Deputies were presented with awards from the Supreme Council in recognition of their work last fraternal year. Catholic University Council #9542 was presented with the Contest of Champions Award for highest membership gain in the jurisdiction for the 2022-2023 […]

2023 Supreme Convention

This past August, the DC Knights of Columbus were well represented at the 2023 Supreme Convention in Orlando, FL. The annual event brings together brother knights and their families from all around the world. Here are some highlights from the Convention! “Pope Francis has said ‘every Christian is a missionary’. This must include all 2 […]

“To be Good Samaritans”

“To be Good Samaritans” is the theme of the administration of our State Deputy, Chris Pierno. It offers us an opportunity to look always further beyond self. Consider the story of the “Good Samaritan” (Lk. 10:25-37).  Jesus presents his listeners with a story that was shocking to their ears. The people prior to the Samaritan […]

July Message from the State Deputy

Let me take this opportunity as we move steadfast into the beginning of the fraternal year to invite you to take part in two tasks that lie before us. As life continues to evolve and emerge from the long, but necessary, restrictions that were placed on us over the last year and half, we may […]

122nd DC State Convention: Election Results and Awards

This past weekend, on April 24th and 25th, the DC State Council held its annual convention. At this annual convention, new state officers are elected, reports presented to delegates, and awards are distributed. Taking place both at the Church of the Nativity in Washington, DC and virtually through the use of Zoom, the convention began […]

DC Knights of Columbus Announce Scholarship Winners

DC Knights of Columbus Charities, the charitable arm of the District of Columbia Knights of Columbus State Council, is pleased to announce the winners of the three (3) $500 scholarships for 8th grade students going into 9th grade or current students in the 9th, 10th, or 11th grades moving into the next level. Applicants must […]

Memorial Mass – Dr. Edward M. Sullivan, PSD

EVENT: Memorial Mass for SK Dr. Edward M. Sullivan, PSD, FDD, PGKDATE: Wednesday, January 23, 2018LOCATION: St. Mary Mother of God Church, 727 5th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001MASS TIME: 7:30PMNOTES: SK Edward M. Sullivan was the State Deputy of the District of Columbia from 1989-1991, a member of many DC Councils, Assembly 151, and […]

The Gift and Challenge of Faith in a Secularized Society

The Gift and Challenge of Faith in a Secularized Society by Cardinal Donald Wuerl Archbishop of Washington   A highlight every year is the Supreme Convention of the Knights of Columbus. I have been attending these since my first one in 1981, and have always found the report of the Supreme Knight to be of […]