It is the custom of the Archdiocese of Washington District to present special awards for outstanding contributions to the success of our District for the previous year. Therefore listed below are the awardees for the 2020-2021 Fraternal Year.
The decision in every category was very difficult because we have so many outstanding Sir Knights and Assemblies contributing to the many patriotic programs within our District. Please join me in congratulating the winners.
Charity Reverend James Boccabella
Unity David Wilson Jr.
Fraternity Paul Javier
Patriotism Steven Law
Color Corps Commander Jack Giacalone
Color Corpsman Charlie Tennyson
Assembly of the Year Washington #151
Knight of the Year Venantius Onunaku (Chief Okey)
A sincere thanks to all the awardees and to every member of the AWD. A JOB WELL DONE!!
The Master of the Archdiocese of Washington 4th Degree District, SK Joseph Feakes, has announced that the members of the SK Dr. Richard P. Keating Exemplification Team of the Archdiocese of Washington will be the the honorees for the 57th Exemplification of the Patriotic Degree of the Knights of Columbus for the Archdiocese of Washington. The event, which will be held in-person, will be held on Saturday, October 16th, 2021 at the St. Pius X Council Sarto Hall in Forestville, MD. Tickets for Lay and Priest candidates, Ladies' activities, and luncheon tickets may be purchased online through Eventbrite. All candidates will need to fill out a Form-4 and submit it to the Faithful Navigator of the Fourth Degree Assembly they will be joining.
The Master of the Archdiocese of Washington 4th Degree District, SK Joseph Feakes has announced that SK John L. Durbin, FDD, PGK, PFN will be the the honoree for the 56th Exemplification of the Patriotic Degree of the Knights of Columbus for the Archdiocese of Washington. The event, which will be held both in-person and online, will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at the St. John Vianney Family Life Center in Prince Frederick, MD. Tickets for Lay and Priest candidates may be purchased online through Eventbrite.
On September 20th, 2020 SK Joseph M. Feakes, Master of the Fourth Degree for the Archdiocese of Washington, installed the new officers of Washington Assembly 151 at Nativity Church in Washington, DC.
Rev. Pawell Sass, pastor of Nativity Catholic Church and State Chaplain of the District of Columbia State Council assisted with the ceremony. District of Columbia State Deputy SK Brandon J. Brown, KM and State Secretary SK Christopher Pierno were also in attendance.