Virginia Highlands Council #10979

        Abingdon, Virginia 24210


Christopher Columbus

(artist Sebastiano del Piombo)






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Agent (Kenneth J Bagnasco Jr.)

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Welcome to the Virginia Highlands Knights of Columbus Council #10979
Abingdon, Virginia

Council 10979's history is rich in unselfish support to Catholic education and community service. We stand by our Christian principles, values and ethics with pride and commitment. If you are a man over eighteen years of age and a practicing Catholic we invite you to join our council and be part of our Catholic legacy.


Meetings on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:30 PM

Rosary at 7:00 PM


Knights Officers
Grand Knight Larry Pionk
Deputy Grand Knight Larry Houston
Chancellor Dan Falcasantos
Recorder Chris Duncan
Financial Secretary Pat Wolfe
Treasurer Ken Monyak
Advocate James K. Cowan
Warden Jose Reyes Oguin Gutierrez
Inside Guard Ralph C. Dado
Outside Guard Jose Rodriguez III
Trustee 1 Year Term Gene Eng
Trustee 2 Year Term Charles Goolsby
Trustee 3 Year Term Ralph Selvaggi
Chaplain Rev. Francis Xavier Musalooza
Past Grand Knight Charles Goolsby


Father McGivney Guild (originator)

Virginia Knights of Columbus