Knights of Columbus

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. The Knights of Columbus is also the world’s largest Catholic fraternal benefits society with almost 2 million members worldwide. K of C members are eligible to purchase whole-life, term-life, long-term care, and other insurance products from one of the largest life insurers in North America. The Knights of Columbus is a global Catholic fraternal service order founded in 1882 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. 

Please click on the link for additional information You can also contact Greg Strizek, [email protected] or via phone 703-346-4387 or Marc DeLuca, [email protected].



The pandemic has worsened the existing shortage of blood supplies at our local hospitals. Blood is urgently needed to prevent the delay of required surgeries, emergencies, and survival of patients both young and old. Please consider helping us to donate blood and replenish the supply that INOVA Blood Donor Services provides to our hospitals. Your single donation could potentially save up to three lives, which one day may be yours or someone you know. To schedule an appointment on Sunday, March 27th from 8:30am-2:30pm:

· Call: 1-866-BLOODSAVES (1-866-256-6372) and use Sponsor Code 6216, or  

· Email/Call: Bob Muschamp with your preferred time to donate between 8:30am and 2:30pm, [email protected] or 703-489-2856

The blood drive will take place at Arlington Knights of Columbus 5115 Little Falls Road, Arlington. For questions, call Len Sese (Knight and St. James parishioner) at 301-793-8184.