Council 5561 - Warrenton, VA

5561 Main Calendar

Upcoming events

    • 07 Jul 2016
    • 01 Jun 2017
    • 11 sessions
    • Chambers - Warrenton, VA

    Monthly - 1st Thursday: All Officers ought to attend - any Brother welcome to attend - discussions on matters before the Council.

    • 28 Jul 2016
    • 22 Jun 2017
    • 11 sessions
    • Chambers - Warrenton, VA

    Our Monthly Business Meeting - 4th Thursday of each month.  Brothers only - with light meal at 6:30pm in the Social Room; meeting starts at 7:30pm in the Chambers.

    • 11 Aug 2016
    • 08 Jun 2017
    • 10 sessions
    • Mercy Hall - Warrenton, VA

    Dinner with Brother Knights, their wives, and Ladies Aux. begins at 6:30pm in Mercy Hall, Council meeting begins at 7:30pm in the Chambers.

    • 25 Aug 2016
    • 18 May 2017
    • 3 sessions
    • Mercy Hall, St John the Evangelist, Warrenton

    Council 5561 will host a 1st Degree on Thu., 25 August.  

    1st Degree candidates are to arrive by 7 PM, using the downstairs entrance (nearest the street).

    The ceremony will begin promptly at 7:30.  A light meal will be served after the ceremony. 

    Note: Preferred attire is coat and tie.

    • 09 Sep 2016
    • 09 Jun 2017
    • 10 sessions
    • Social Room

    Come enjoy some social time w/your fellow Brothers - no agenda, no decisions, just fun. 

    • 11 Sep 2016
    • 14 May 2017
    • 9 sessions
    • Mercy Hall

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    Sunday, April 9, 2017 (Mercy Hall)

    Serves after the 7:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. Mass

    Please come and enjoy fellowship in Mercy Hall with pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, potatoes, along with coffee, juice, tea and pastries.  Best breakfast deal for the entire family.

    • 23 Sep 2016
    • 26 Mar 2017
    • 6 sessions
    • Mercy Hall - Social Room

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    Fridays: 5 PM We slice meat & cheese

    Saturday Morning: 8 AM We build the 100+ subs

    Saturday Evening: 5 PM We start selling after Mass

    Sunday All Day:  We sell subs until they are gone after every Mass.

    Many hands make this task a great fund raiser for our Council.   Will you join in???

    • 30 Oct 2016
    • 30 Apr 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Outside Church

    Semi-annual drive to recruit new candidates.  Need Brothers to assist after each mass throughout the weekend (10-15 minutes). 

    • 16 Dec 2016
    • 07 Apr 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Mercy Hall - Social Room

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                                         Easter Food Basket

    Preparing Baskets with Dry Goods

    Pick up and load the trailer:  Meet at Wegmans at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, 4/7

    Fill baskets:  Meet at the KofC Social Room/Mercy Hall at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, 4/7 

    POC:  Phil Doucet (Chair); Jim Hunt (Volunteers); Brian McGinniss (Volunteers) 

    • 17 Dec 2016
    • 08 Apr 2017
    • 2 sessions
    • Social Room/Mercy Hall

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    Easter Food Baskets

    Prepare Perishables and Distribute Baskets

    Pickup perishables - meet at Wegmans at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, 4/8

    Complete baskets - meet at KofC's Social Room/Mercy Hall at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, 4/8 

    Distribute Baskets - from KofC's Social Room/Mercy Hall at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, 4/8 

    POC:  Phil Doucet (Chair); Jim Hunt (Volunteer); Brian McGinniss (Volunteer)  

    • 07 Apr 2017
    • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Mercy Hall

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    Come join the Knights for the Annual Lenten Fish Fry for the Parish that is to be held on Friday, April 7, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Mercy Hall.  Cost:  Donations "free will"  

    • 15 Apr 2017
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Mercy Hall/Parish Grounds

    Council #5561 sponsors the annual Egg Hunt open to all Parish kids, aged 12 and under. 

    • 27 Apr 2017
    • 7:00 AM
    • 29 Apr 2017
    • 11:00 AM
    • Mercy Hall

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    WHEN:   Saturday, April 29, 2017

    TIME:      8:00 am to 1:00 pm

    WHERE:  Mercy Hall (located on John E. Mann St., Warrenton, VA-Look for Yard Sale Signs)


    Keep us in mind when you are Spring Cleaning.  Drop your items off at Mercy Hall on Thursday April 27 and Friday April 28 from 8am - 12pm.  Then come to the sale on Saturday April 29 from 8am – 1pm.  We will be accepting gently used toys, household items, books, gardening, camping, jewelry, knick-knacks – we take everything except NO electronics or clothing.  

    Any questions please contact:
    Tammy Anzenberger at 
    Diane McFarland at  

    We thank you in advance for your help with our yearly fundraiser!

    • 20 May 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Mercy Hall
    Registration is closed

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    Father/Daughter Dinner and Dance

    Gentlemen, make tonight a magical evening for your daughter(s) and granddaughter(s) by attending the Knights of Columbus's annual Father/Daughter Dinner Dance event.  The night will start with dinner and dessert and follow with a fun evening filled with music and dancing with DJ Carl Bowman.  The theme this year is Aladdin.  Photos will be available for this special event.

    Date:  May 20, 2017

    Time:  6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

    Place:  Mercy Hall

    Cost:  $6.00 per person

              ($24.00 per family)

    Dress:  Business/Casual 

    Tickets are available at the Knights of Columbus booth and/or online.

    Coordinators:  Ed Cook and David Van Dyke 

    • 21 May 2017
    • 7:30 AM
    • St. John's Church, Warrenton, VA

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    Ladies Auxiliary will be holding their Spring Bake Sale on Sunday, 5/21 after the 7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., and 10:45 a.m. Masses outside St. John Church.   

    Donations of food items will be accepted and can be dropped off after the Saturday, 5/20, 5:00 p.m. Mass or on the day of the sale (Sunday 5/21 before either the 7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m.,or 10:45 a.m. Mass.)

    • 03 Jun 2017
    • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Mercy Hall, St John the Evangelist, Warrenton

    Council 5561 will host a Formation Ceremony/2nd Degree on SAT, 3 June.  1st Degree members are to arrive by 8:30, using the downstairs entrance (nearest the street); the ceremony will begin promptly at 9:00.  A light meal will be served after the ceremony. Preferred attire is coat and tie.

    • 09 Jun 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Pavilion

    "We're hosting an end of the year Knights' Night for all our Brothers and their Families.  This special event will be held on Saturday, June 13th at the award winning location:  Bernie's Place - a.k.a. the Pavilion.  Start Time is 6 PM - rain or shine.  ;-)

    Food:  5561 will obtain all the main fixings from three great local sponsoring restaurants. We'll have ready-to-eat favorites to tantalizing & satisfying everyone's palate:  Chick-fil-A, Ledo Pizza,  and Red Hot & Blue.   :-*   Given this is a family event - we ask that you bring your favorite dessert to share with your brothers & sisters. 

    Drinks:  We'll provide the basics thirst quenchers - water, lemonade, ice tea, along with an ice cold adult tap beverage.   8-)   Please feel free to BYODs and ensure every cup in your family runneth over.  Note:  Lawn Chairs with beverage holders highly encouraged!

      Sorry, no bands or DJs - just a plain ole good movie (PG) fit for everyone to watch.   When you RSVP - there are three choices to vote on.  Show Time:  7:30ish PM - after cleanup & Pavilion setup for the Big Show.  =-O

    Costs:  Totally Free!!!   :-)   As you've heard, Council 5561 is going all out in June to support KOVAR!  In keeping with this theme - we'll can collect online donations via your RSVP.  KOVAR jars will also be strategically placed on the 13th.   Our Goal:  A cool $1,000 for the KOVAR kitty.

    RSVP:  Online & Easy!  Why?  Do we buy food to feed 50, 75, 100, or 150 plus?  Without your much needed RSVP its "Lose-Lose" scenario for you and our Council.   :-(    Please take a minute and point your browser to:

    As Summer begins - what better way to start the season!  :-)    See you in 23 days at Bernie's Place!

    Questions  :-\   - Please email them to your Co-Chairmen:

    Brother John Mazurkiewicz -
    DD/PGK Tim Whitney -

    • 17 Jun 2017
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Deacon Reagan Pavilion

    Dinner will be held in the Pavilion (behind the school), provided by the Knights to our clergy and Deacons/wives. All brothers, and their families are invited to attend.  

Grand Knight - SK JR Gearhart
Chaplain - SK Fr. James Gould
Deputy GK - SK Ed Cook, PFN/PGK
FS - SK Steve L'Etoile, PFN/PGK
P.O. Box 3171
Warrenton, VA 20188

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