Knights of Columbus
Father Vincent S. Sikora Council, No. 7992
Church of the Nativity
6400 Nativity Lane Burke, VA 22015

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The Knights Honor Their Own

The Knights Lend A Hand to the 2017 Special Olympics

The Knights Sponsor the 2017 Spring Confirmation Receptions

This month's issue of Knightline is now available online An archive of past issues is also available.

The Knights Easter Parking Patrol

The Knights Conduct Their April 2017 Fish Fry

The April 2017
Sikora Council Road Patrol

The Council Welcomes Its Newest Fourth Degree Knights

The Knights Collect for KOVAR at the Burke Safeway

Brothers Maintain a Vigil for
Forty Days for Life

The latest issue of Knightline is now available online.

The Knights Hold A Family Event at the Autobahn.


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Your Knights of Columbus field agent, Thom Harrington, and Seidl Law Offices, PC are sponsoring an Estate, Tax, Business, and Retirement Planning Workshop presented by Attorney James P. Seidl and his associate, Sonia Rustici, JD. Each workshop will be held in the new Manassas insurance office at 9705 Liberia Ave, Suite 252, in Manassas. Couples and individuals are cordially welcomed. Seating is limited.

Attorney Jim Seidl is an experienced estate planning attorney, who the past twenty-four years has prepared estate and business plans for 1900 clients, including over 600 brother Knights and their families. He is a Fourth Degree Knight and Past Grand Knight. Mr. Seidl will provide a most interesting and informative guide for Estate Planning. Handout materials and slide copies for attendees will be available to facilitate understanding the numerous elements for effectively planning for you and your family’s future.

The presenter for this workshop is Sonia Rustici, JD an associate of Jim Seidl. Because space is limited, your RSVP for the date you wish to attend is essential. Email or call 703-810-3200 to RSVP.

  • Thursday, May 25, 2017, 7:00-9:00 PM
  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 7:00-9:00 PM
  • Thursday, July 27, 2017, 7:00-9:00 PM
  • Thursday, September 28, 2017, 7:00-9:00 PM
  • Tuesday afternoon, October 24, 2017, 1:30-3:30 PM
  • Thursday, January 25, 2018, 7:00-9:00 PM

Calling All Knights.

The projects the Council undertakes often requires the assistance and participation of the Knights of the council.
The easiest way to volunteer to serve your brothers and the parish is through Sign-Up Genius.

Upcoming Events:

  • Council Meeting: Next council meeting is Tuesday, June 6. Rosary starts at 7:15pm.
  • Wives Appreciation Dinner: June 11th.
  • The Council will be hosting a food booth at the Fall Festival on September 30th. However, we are in need of an ad hoc Committee chair to step up and lead the event for the Council.Tom Savage and Barry Basselgia are too involved in the event to actually take on the KC booth. Barry is Co-Chair of the entire event and Tom is Co-Chair over the food and Chair of Wine and Beer Garden. If you're willing to volunteer, please contact Worthy Grand Knight Mike Litzelman at

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The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic men's family, fraternal, and service organization, founded to help members remain steadfast in their faith, to promote closer ties of fraternity among members, and to provide for the widows and children of deceased members. Over the last century it has become an organization of over 1.8 million members in the United States and several other countries. The Knights at Nativity belong to the Father Vincent Sikora Council, No. 7992, established in 1982. The Council has over 400 members and is very active. We sponsor activities for:

  • Church (Coffee Social Ministry, March for Life, Ushers, Nativity School Tuition grants)

  • Community (Special Olympics, KOVAR, Food for Others, Red Cross Blood Drives, assistance to Burke Lake Gardens)

  • Youth (Boy Scouts, Youth Work Camp, Soccer & Basketball Challenge)

  • And other numerous parish & community support activities.

The Council meetings are held in the Parish Hall at the Church of the Nativity, 6400 Nativity Lane, Burke, VA 22015 on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the Month. We start our meeting the Rosary at 7:15pm followed by the Business Meeting at 7:30pm. Do you want to make a difference as a Catholic Gentleman? Then join the Knights of Columbus! Please contact DGK Carlos Perez at if you are interested or know someone who is.

Council Advancement Opportunities: The following are nearby opportunities to grow our Council or advance in the degrees of our Order:

Formation (2nd Degree): May 20th, Council 8600, St Mary of Sorrows Historic Church Hall, Fairfax Station, 11:00am.

Third Degree:

• Saturday, 3 June, 11 a.m., Council 6546 Richmond
• Saturday, 24 June, 11 a.m, Council 5332 Manassas

Congratulations to our newest Brother Knights, who joined the Council on April 18th in the largest Admission Ceremony in recent history:

John Von Hoene, Greg Ferrara, James Kocsis, Drew Ries, Blain Ries, David Bertrand, Eric Bertrand, Norbert Doyle, Arthur Fernandez, Gus Pena, Jim Barrineau, Rick Loffredo, Matthew Dolan, Brian Welch, Arnold Lee, Steven Nordhaus, John Barry, Julio Castro, Julio Cesar Varillas, Carlos Martinez Perez, Freddy Zamorano, Armando Tibabuzo

The Father Sikora Council of the Knights of Columbus has depended often on the few to provide a greater service to the many. Stepping up to assume a level of responsibility for the operation of the Council is not a task to be taken lightly. At the same time, we have quite an honor role of those who have endeavored to serve selflessly. We'd like to share that Honor Roll with you.