https://vakofc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Part-Persecuted-Icon.jpg 413 576 Tom Shoemaker https://vakofc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Website-Logo-2021-2022-300x68.jpg Tom Shoemaker2021-09-03 09:08:012021-09-03 09:20:56BISHOP KNESTOUT PRESENTED WITH ICON
On August 27,2021, Bishop Knestout was presented with this icon entitled:
“Our Lady Help of Persecuted Christians.”
Created by Italian iconographer Fabrizio Diomedi, the piece was commissioned by the Knights of Columbus to promote their Marian Prayer program. Presenting this icon to Bishop Knestout commemorates the dedication of the Knights of Columbus in the Diocese of Richmond.
Pictured left to right: Father Michael Boehling, vicar general; Ed Polich, Past State Deputy; Jeffrey Gargiulo, State Life Director and his wife Roberta, parishioners at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Quinton and Bishop Knestout.