St. Joseph Alexandria

Knights of Peter Claver – Ladies Auxiliary


In 1926, under the leadership of the Knights of Peter Claver National Council, the Ladies Auxiliary was established.

Who are the Knights of Peter Claver Ladies Auxiliary?
We are Ladies who are young and yearning, wise and seasoned, vivacious and vibrant, studious and stunning, bold and bodacious, awesome and awe-inspiring, dedicated and determined.
We are strong, proud and independent women willing to be of service to Our Noble Order.
We are wives, mothers, sisters, daughters, and friends with a common goal of Faith, Unity, and Christian Charity.
We are ladies with our own unique identities who possess self-confidence, integrity, and the courage to express our opinions.
We are Ladies willing to ensure the continuation of Our Noble Order for another 100 years.

On February 22, 2014, history was made in Alexandria, Virginia with the establishment of Mother Mary Lange Court #398. This is the first Court in the Diocese of Arlington and on this day, 26 ladies were initiated into the Court. The initiation was hosted by Area Deputy Patricia English and Grand Lady Anita Coleman. Northern States District Deputy Lady Lena Young conducted the initiation. Also in attendance were Past Northern States District Deputy Lady E. Annetta Wilson, Northern States District Vice President Lady Madeline Tymes and the Ladies from Thea Bowman Court #364 in Washington, D.C.