Holy Rosary celebrates 50th year for Knights of Columbus 6457
Free Press staff report | 4/20/2023, 6 p.m.
Holy Rosary Catholic Church, the oldest African-American Catholic congregation in Richmond, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Father Charles G. O’Leary Knights of Columbus Council 6457 on Saturday, April 29, beginning at 4 p.m. with a meet and greet, followed by a dinner and program.
Holy Rosary combines the beliefs and tenets of the Roman Catholic faith with the characteristics of African-American culture. The celebration recognize the only African-American Knights of Columbus Council’s service to the Richmond community and beyond since 1973.
Operating under the principles of charity, unity, faith and patriotism, Council 6457 has participated in a number of programs and events over the past 50 years in support of organizations such as Helping Hands, Habitat for Humanity, Coats for Kids, Special Olympics and the order’s Global Wheelchair Mission. The also provide a wide variety of faith, family and community programs.
If you are interested in participating, please RSVP to program director, Sam Patterson by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, or by calling (804) 241-7544.