Welcome to the Knights of Columbus Council #9407 Website!
The Father Austin L. Ryder Council (#9407) is hosted by Saint Lawrence the Martyr Roman Catholic Church, located in Northern Virginia, which is part of the Greater Metropolitan Area of Washington, DC. The Grand Knight for Columbian Year 2014-2015 is Bruce Jones. The Grand Knight can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Council meets on the first and third Thursday of each month at Saint Lawrence's Father Hammond Hall. Council meetings are preceded by a communal praying of the Rosary starting at 7:15PM. Generally, the first meeting of the month is a formal business meeting. The second meeting is intended to be an informal meeting to educate, entertain, and to offer all members an opportunity to socialize.
The affiliated Marian Assembly (#2331) of Fourth Degree Knights meets at the same location on the second Thursday of each month.
About Our Council
The Father Ryder Council was founded in 1985 through the efforts of Knights who were parishioners of Saint Lawrence Church. It is named after Father Austin L. Ryder, a former pastor. It works closely with the Saint Lawrence Parish, providing funds and services for various parish, council and community projects.
- Valentine's Day Gala Canceled
The Valentine's Day Gala has been canceled. Any reservations that were made will to the refunded to the purchaser.
- Web Page Redesign
The web page has been redesigned.