BillMcCarthyFuneralFile Photo: Burial of Virginia Past State Deputy SK Col. Bill McCarthy, USA(Ret) at Arlington National Cemetery. Photo Courtesy: Virginia State Council Knights of ColumbusFaithful Sir Knights and members of the Color Corps are requested for the Masses of Christian Burial and burials with full military honors of two Sir Knights at Arlington National Cemetery on June 22nd and June 27th, 2018.

Friday, June 22, 2018 - Funeral & Burial of SK Raymond Williams

Mass Time (Report): 8:45AM (8:00AM Report)
Mass Location: Ft. Meyer Old Post Chapel, Fort Myer Old Post Chapel, 204 Lee Ave, Fort Myer, VA 22211
Location Information: The only visitor entrance to Fort Myer is at the Hatfield Gate (33 Carpenter Rd Fort Myer, VA 22211) Please bring a state license/ID or passport as proof of identity, and inform the guards that you are attending the Memorial Service for Raymond Williams. If you have any trouble getting onto the base or to the Old Post Chapel, please call Karen Williams Corey (240-400-3163) or Megan Corey (240-899-1554).
Dress: New Regalia (Official Fourth Degree Navy Blue Blazer with Fourth Degree Emblem Blazer Crest, Knights of Columbus Emblem of the Order buttons, Official Fourth Degree Gray trouser, Official Fourth Degree necktie, Official Fourth Degree black beret with Forth Degree metal badge, Plain white dress shirt with button-cuff (no French cuffs and no button down collar), Black socks and plain black shoes, Official Fourth Degree Lapel Pin (PG-113), Incumbent Jewel of Office,Past and Former miniature medals above left pocket, No name badge, Black dress belt, Service Baldric) OR Traditional Regalia (Traditional Fourth Degree Regalia Black Tuxedo, Black Bow Tie, plain white tuxedo shirt with button cuffs(no French cuffs and no button down collar), black shined shoes, black socks,Fourth Degree Lapel Pin (PG-113), Incumbent Jewel of Office, Past and Former miniature medals above left pocket, No name badge, Service Baldric, BRING swords)
Notes: SK Raymond Williams was a member of Bishop James E. Walsh Assembly #1548. The Mass starts promptly at 8:45 A.M. A map with driving directions between the venues is available here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Sw-pwsYDpA8teYRW4UKUFV5D2K2pFJce&usp=sharing.
Burial Report Time & Location: 9:30AM at Fort Myer Old Post Chapel. Burial to immediately follow Mass at Arlington National Cemetery - please join vehicle procession

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - Wake, Funeral, & Burial of SK Joseph L. Groulx

Wake Time (Report): 9:30AM (9:00AM Report)
Wake Location: Chambers funeral home, 5801 Cleveland Ave, Riverdale, MD 20737
Mass Time (Report): 11:00AM (10:45AM Report)
Mass Location: Rose Chapel, Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH), 140 Rock Creek Church Road NW, Washington DC
Location Information:
Dress: New Regalia (Official Fourth Degree Navy Blue Blazer with Fourth Degree Emblem Blazer Crest, Knights of Columbus Emblem of the Order buttons, Official Fourth Degree Gray trouser, Official Fourth Degree necktie, Official Fourth Degree black beret with Forth Degree metal badge, Plain white dress shirt with button-cuff (no French cuffs and no button down collar), Black socks and plain black shoes, Official Fourth Degree Lapel Pin (PG-113), Incumbent Jewel of Office,Past and Former miniature medals above left pocket, No name badge, Black dress belt, Service Baldric) OR Traditional Regalia (Traditional Fourth Degree Regalia Black Tuxedo, Black Bow Tie, plain white tuxedo shirt with button cuffs(no French cuffs and no button down collar), black shined shoes, black socks,Fourth Degree Lapel Pin (PG-113), Incumbent Jewel of Office, Past and Former miniature medals above left pocket, No name badge, Service Baldric, BRING swords)
Notes: SK Joseph L Groulx, US Army Veteran, Member of St. Michael the Archangel Council #14823, and James Cardinal Hickey Assembly #2534
Burial Report Time & Location: Burial at 2:00pm (Report by 1:30pm) at Arlington National Cemetery - ask gate attendant or join vehicle procession

District Prayer Intentions

  • For the healing of Edward Cunanan
  • For the healing of Helena Jones
  • For the recovery of Ed Padget
  • For the recovery of Pete Streiner
  • For the health of Mary K Page
  • For Bill Goodwyn in his struggles with Alzheimers
  • For the repose of the souls of the 5 Sulivan Brothers
  • For the repose of the soul of Althea Patton
  • For the repose of the soul of Marcia Kubic
  • For the repose of the soul of Robert Streiner
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