Council Announcements

Join 1,000 Fellow Catholics for the Diocesan Men's Conference! - CLICK HERE. All men of the parish are invited to the Diocese's sixth annual Men's Conference on March 7th, 2015.  This year's conference - entitled Victory Over the Common Enemy -- will feature Fr. Larry Richards and author Neal Lozano exploring the nature of sin and evil in our lives, and how we can overcome them.  Breakfast, lunch, and Mass with Bishop Loverde will be included.  Join our brothers in Christ for a day of prayer, learning, and fellowship in the Lord. For more details: Click Here.




2015 Dues for St Clare of Assisi Council 12963   

Thank you again for continuing to be a valued member of the Knights of Columbus and Council 12963. Your generous support and friendship is much appreciated. 


For 2015, our membership dues will remain at $50. As you may know, each year the Council contributes to various local, state and national K of C charitable funds. These contributions must come out of our Council operating funds. As in the past, we are asking each member to help defray these costs by making an additional but optional contribution for one or all of the following charities: 


            Penny per Knight per Day (PKD)      $ 4.00


            Dollar per Member per Year (DMY)  $ 1.00


            Fr. Bader Fund                                   $ ____


            KOVAR                                             $ ____


            Project Gabriel                                   $ ____


            Other                                                 $ ____


            Optional Total $ ________ plus $50 dues  =   __________


Please remit your dues by 31 December 2014. Your 2014 membership card will be issued upon receipt of your dues.


Make out one check to St. Clare Council 12963 for both the dues and any of the optional contributions and send to: 


            Brian Turner


            12705 Heatherford Place


            Fairfax, VA22030 

Thank you, and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family! 




P.S.  Please try to attend one of our meetings - they are held every second and fourth Thursday at 730pm in the Church basement, with the Rosary at 7pm in church and or basement.





Meet the new knight - Steve Nesmith

Mike, Rick, Jim, George, Joseph, Art, Brian, Pete, Chris, Bob

Blessing of the animals

Jerry's Turkey Crew 2013

Thanksgiving 2012

Officer (Pilot) George Alexa on Left

What is going on here?

Here we are at the Basillica for the 50th anniversary of the Bell Tower gift

Chris and his work crew

Dianne and Art Luna

Great bunch of gus.....

4th degree at Saint Timothy's - George Alexa, Pete Caylor, Brian Turner, Bill Ossenfort in back, Greg McClelland, Skip Coffman and Art Luna.

Marianne and Chris - ask them about their bowling scores. Past Grand Knight Art Luna

Painted by a Knight's son

GK Mark and DGK Chris

Officers in the military Majors Chris and Marc - and officers in the Knights of Columbus. Thank you for your service to our Country and to to Our Jesus Christ. We are so proud of you.

Practising for Easter

4th degree Christmas Party 2012

Good bye to John and his Wife, Kris

J'Neane - Winner

Congratulations to KOM


Who is this and what is he doing?

Jim Mark cooking up a storm

Pete Fisher and Chris Montano - Officers of Saint Clare of Assisi - both 4th degree knights

Father (Chaplain) and 4th degree member accepting gift.

40 Cans For Lent

Looks like the ruby group with mascot looking on.

Three of these guys have moved on to other you know which three? We truly miss having them here with us.

Who is this anyway? Well, her name is Cynthia....

Skip and J'Neanne at 4th degree Installation

Church Picnic 2014

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Upcoming Council Events

Your Field Agent

James Bertine

I'm your Council's Field Agent.


As you and your family enjoy Christmas, think ahead to 2015 and let's find some time for us to meet and discuss how our Order helps you plan a secure future for your family. Have a Happy New Year celebration and a great 2015!

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About Our Council

Council Business Meeting Schedule

2nd Thursday of the month at 7:30pm

Council Program Meeting Schedule

4th Thursday of the month at 7:30

Meetings Location

12409 Henderson Road
Clifton, VA 20124 US

Council Officers

Current Newsletter



Family of the Month

Jim and Chris Mark

2014 - 2015

Jim and Chris Mark
Jim and Chris Mark were nominated to be the Family of the month.....Jim serves as an usher, and Chris is an important member of the Choir. They are at church every week, and still find the time to contribute wonderful me...

Knight of the Month

Jerry Walsh

Jerry is no stranger to Saint Clare. He's been a charter member of the Knights of Columbus going back some 12 or so years. And he has served us in a number of way. But one of the important task he has is the leader of the Turkey Crew. See photos. Yes...