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The Gift of Family Life

Posted on September 03, 2022 in: General News

The Gift of Family Life
The Gift of Family Life A Knight reflects on marriage, joy and participating in the 10th World Meeting of Families By Damon Owens9/1/2022 Damon and Melanie Owens stand with five of their eight children — left to right, Collette, Nathan, Olivia, Leah and Veronica — in front of ...

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Supreme Chaplain's Monthly Challenge
THIS MONTH'S CHALLENGE SEPTEMBER 2022 “I tell you, in just the same way there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous people who have no need of repentance.” (Gospel for Sept. 11, Lk 15:7) This Gospel reading links the para...

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Pitching with a Higher Power

Posted on September 03, 2022 in: General News

Pitching with a Higher Power
An interview with Trevor Williams, a Knight of Columbus, about his faith and how it guides him as a husband, father and professional ballplayer 9/1/2022 Trevor Williams pitches a wiffle ball to his son Isaac in their backyard in San Diego. Photos by Spirit Juice Studios Every time Ma...

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Special Olympics Superfans

Posted on September 03, 2022 in: General News

Special Olympics Superfans
Continuing a decadeslong partnership, Knights donated $3.7 million and more than 400,000 volunteer hours to the organization in 2021-2022 8/29/2022 The Knights of Columbus has been an integral supporter of Special Olympics since 1968, when members served as volunteers at the first Internationa...

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'No Greater Love'

Posted on September 03, 2022 in: General News

'No Greater Love'
8/18/2022   A Film on the Remarkable Life of Mother Teresa to Premiere in Theaters on October 3 and 4 Mother Teresa of Calcutta is one of the most widely revered saints in the world, and one of the greatest spiritual giants of the 20th century. She is a powerful witness of authenti...

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Father McGivney Military Chaplain Scholarship
FATHER McGIVNEY MILITARY CHAPLAIN SCHOLARSHIP Established in 2011, the Knights of Columbus Father McGivney Military Chaplains scholarship program helps fund the education of seminarians preparing to become Catholic chaplains in the U.S. Armed Forces. Having barely a third of the number of chap...

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‘Rediscover the Beauty of Praying the Rosary’
In response to Pope Francis’ call to Catholics to pray the rosary, Knights and their families are invited to participate in the daily recitation of the rosary broadcast from the Saint John Paul II National Shrine. During the month of May when Catholics honor Mary in a special way, Pope Fran...

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SUPREME CHAPLAIN'S MONTHLY CHALLENGE
Each month, Archbishop William Lori – Supreme Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus – selects a brief passage from the Gospel reading of one of the Sunday Masses of the month. Archbishop Lori shares a brief reflection on the passage and issues a challenge for men to live for the month. ...

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A Path to Forgiveness and Healing
Knights discuss faith and experience of Indigenous Catholics in anticipation of visit of Pope Francis to Canada A recent episode of The W, a conversation series of the Windrider Institute, invites audiences to learn from the Native American experience and recognize the necessity of...

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Lead with Courage and Conviction
At annual meeting of state deputies, K of C jurisdiction leaders charged to be Knights of the Eucharist and to help build a culture of life Knights of Columbus leaders from around the world convened in New Haven, Conn., from June 8-12 for the annual Organizational Meeting of State Deputies. Throu...

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A Witness to War and Peace

Posted on June 29, 2022 in: General News

A Witness to War and Peace
From D-Day to the German surrender, 99-year-old Knight of Columbus recalls his experiences during World War II EDITOR’S NOTE: Graziano was one of several World War II veterans who shared their stories of faith and courage in the November 2021 issue of Columbia. The night o...

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In Our Founder's Footsteps

Posted on June 29, 2022 in: General News

In Our Founder's Footsteps
Supreme Knight presents charter for new council at Blessed Michael McGivney’s alma mater, St. Mary’s Seminary in Baltimore Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly presented the charter for a new college council named for Blessed Michael McGivney during Solemn Vespers at St. Mary’s Seminary...

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A Better Me as I Go Back Home

Posted on June 29, 2022 in: General News

A Better Me as I Go Back Home
Warriors to Lourdes pilgrims share their stories of healing and camaraderie Officer cadet Rhyan Ritter experienced a profound spiritual transformation during the 8th annual Warriors to Lourdes pilgrimage, a week-long event in the French Pyrenees sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and the Archdi...

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Crafting Crosses for Charity

Posted on June 29, 2022 in: General News

Crafting Crosses for Charity
St. Augustine’s Council 15192 utilizes member’s talent with stained glass to fundraise for local food bank A Knight in New City, N.Y., used his talent for making crafts out of stained glass to help his council feed families in need. Brainstorming ways to engage with and serve the c...

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Proclaim the Dignity of every human life
Statement From Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly Following the United States Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly issued the following statement following today&rs...

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Discernment in Daily Family Life
Three years ago this past spring, my wife and I felt besieged by life. For a year, I had been in and out of the hospital with life-threatening emergencies and major surgeries. And during that year we also experienced the sudden death of my father and then the loss of my job. Our five children were a...

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