The Knights of Columbus Council 2473, founded in 1923, is active at St. James Church. Council 2473 is the largest Knight‘s order in Virginia and is a diverse, welcoming council whose members range in age from their 20s to their 60s and beyond. We have been proudly and faithfully located in Arlington, Virginia since May 20, 1923. In May of 1951, the property known as 5115 Little Falls Road became our current home with occupancy in August of 1951, the campus consists of 10 acres, three various size pools, two restaurants, playgrounds and ample meeting hall space.
We come from all over the United States and several foreign countries, and we work in a wide range of professional occupations. What unites us is our strong Catholic faith and a desire to serve our parishes through prayer, charity, and direct action.
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The Knights of Columbus is a global Catholic fraternal service order founded in 1982 by Blessed Michael J. McGivney. Membership is open to men 18 years of age or older who are practicing Catholics in good standing in the Catholic Church.