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In Honor of Fallen Brothers

Posted on May 23, 2024 in: General News

In Honor of Fallen Brothers
A Marine Corps veteran and Knight carves battlefield crosses for families whose sons made the ultimate sacrifice By Hunter Cates 5/1/2024 Source Dust dances in the air every time Anthony Marquez carves his latest wooden statue. With dozens under his belt, he’s honed his craft, but ...

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Hero of Hill 875

Posted on May 23, 2024 in: General News

Hero of Hill 875
Medal of Honor recipient Father Charles J. Watters constantly risked his life to save others in Vietnam By Joseph Pronechen 5/1/2024 Source Father Charles J. Watters celebrated his last Mass on Nov. 19, 1967, on a bright Sunday morning deep in the central highlands of South Vietnam. Vest...

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Defending the Vulnerable in Canada
Knights participate in pro-life marches from Ontario to British Columbia By Cecilia Engbert 5/15/2024 Source Thousands of pro-life advocates, including Knights of Columbus and their families, marched against abortion and euthanasia in cities across Canada on May 9. In addition to the 27t...

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Library in Rome Named for Blessed Michael McGivney
The Pontifical Filipino College library was recently renovated with Knights’ support 5/16/2024 Source On April 27, the Pontifical Filipino College in Rome renamed its library — recently renovated and expanded with support from the Knights of Columbus — in honor of the Orde...

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A New Home in Lithuania

Posted on May 23, 2024 in: General News

A New Home in Lithuania
Knights of Columbus in Vilnius turn an empty hotel into a residence for Ukrainian refugees By Karolina Świder 5/16/2024 Source When Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, Yuliia Solonyna felt as if her spirit had broken. She left her hometown of Izyum, 75 miles from the Russian border,...

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Knights of the Eucharist

Posted on May 09, 2024 in: General News

Knights of the Eucharist
As the feast of Corpus Christi approaches, K of C councils and assemblies prepare to support Eucharistic processions By Elisha Valladares-Cormier 5/2/2024 Source Father Benjamin Roberts wasn’t sure what to expect when his parish, Our Lady of Lourdes in Monroe, North Carolina, plann...

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Supreme Knight Addresses John Carroll Society
Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly spoke at the Catholic professional organization’s annual dinner after receiving its highest honor By Columbia staff 4/24/2024 Source Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly spoke to the John Carroll Society in Washington, D.C., April 13, emphasizing a message that...

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Support in Difficulties

Posted on May 02, 2024 in: General News

Support in Difficulties
In its journey through Poland and Ukraine, the Order’s pilgrim icon of St. Joseph has inspired pro-life charity and consoled families affected by war By Karolina Świder and Tomasz Adamski 5/1/2024 Source On Saturday, April 27, Bishop Damian Bryl of Kalisz presided over a solemn Mas...

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‘She Lives With Him’

Posted on May 02, 2024 in: General News

‘She Lives With Him’
A cause for canonization has opened for Michelle Duppong, a North Dakota farmgirl and FOCUS missionary from a Knights of Columbus family By Patti Armstrong 4/1/2024 Source What’s it like to call your little sister a Servant of God as the Church investigates her for possible saintho...

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Widowed by War

Posted on May 02, 2024 in: General News

Widowed by War
Knights-funded project brings psychological aid to the families of Ukrainian soldiers killed in combat Source By Solomiia Karpiv 4/25/2024 Nestled in the Kyiv region of Ukraine, the city of Fastiv is small in size, but it’s home to approximately 180 families of fallen Ukrainian sol...

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An Encounter with Father McGivney
K of C chaplains travel from Poland to visit sites associated with the Order’s founder Source By Cecilia Engbert 4/17/2024 Twenty-one Knights of Columbus chaplains from Poland made a pilgrimage in the northeast United States, April 8-16, walking in the footsteps of Blessed Michael ...

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Order Honors Cardinal Seán O’Malley
The Knights of Columbus Board of Directors presented the cardinal with a resolution recognizing his service to the Church at their quarterly meeting By Cecilia Engbert 4/16/2024 Source The Knights of Columbus Board of Directors recognized Cardinal Seán O’Malley, archbishop of Bosto...

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Defending Life in Connecticut

Posted on April 18, 2024 in: General News

Defending Life in Connecticut
Knights join pro-life advocates for the third March for Life in the Order’s home state By Cecilia Engbert 4/3/2024 Source Knights of Columbus and their families joined nearly 2,000 pro-life advocates to take a stand for life in the Order’s home state at the third annual Conne...

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More Than Buildings

Posted on April 18, 2024 in: General News

More Than Buildings
With Order support, conservation experts are creating digital scans of Ukraine’s churches to protect the country’s cultural heritage By Karolina Świder 4/1/2024 Source The nine towers of the 18th-century Holy Trinity Cathedral in Novomoskovsk, Ukraine, stand tall against the ...

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The Gift and Task of Unity

Posted on April 11, 2024 in: General News

The Gift and Task of Unity
Knights are called to pray and work for the unity that Christ wills for the Church and our families By Supreme Knight Patrick E. Kelly 4/1/2024 Source At a time when our culture and politics are more divided than ever, so too is there polarization within the Church. The Second Vatican Co...

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‘Spiritual Lifeboats’ on the Titanic
The three Catholic priests on the doomed ship heroically brought comfort and absolution to its passengers until the end By K.V. Turley 4/1/2024 Source On the night of April 14, 1912, as RMS Titanic plowed through the Atlantic, all appeared to be in order. It was to prove a tragic illusio...

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Sculpting Our Founder

Posted on April 11, 2024 in: General News

Sculpting Our Founder
An interview with artist Chas Fagan about the creative vision of his new statue of Blessed Michael McGivney 3/1/2024 Source “When I paint or sculpt a figure, I always feel like I get to know them,” says artist Chas Fagan. “It’s like adding one more person to the long...

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‘If You Need a Miracle’

Posted on April 04, 2024 in: General News

‘If You Need a Miracle’
When faced with unexpected trials, many turn to Blessed Michael McGivney as a friend and intercessor in heaven By John Burger 3/1/2024 Source Since Father Michael McGivney’s beatification in October 2020, countless people around the world have sought his intercession in times of ne...

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Praying for the Living and the Dead
Knights fund Mass stipends to benefit both Ukrainian priests and the faithful they serve By Karolina Świder and Solomiia Karpiv 3/26/2024 Source In Odesa, Ukraine, two years after the start of the war, one still cannot escape the constant shelling and the fear it generates — one ca...

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Pilgrimage – National Eucharistic Congress with the Fort Worth Diocese Group
When: July 17-21, 2024 Where: Lucas Oil Stadium – Indianapolis, IN What: Pilgrimage – National Eucharistic Congress with the Fort Worth Diocese Group Click here to get more info on traveling with the Fort Worth Diocese Click here to learn more about this event!

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Deep Devotion in the Heart of Texas
Source A first-class relic of Blessed Michael McGivney visited Texas in early March, traveling almost 900 miles through three dioceses and drawing thousands to venerate the Knights of Columbus founder. From March 5 to 9, the reliquary made stops at five parishes, including two cathedrals, in K...

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First Blessed McGivney relic pilgrimage sparks remarkable ‘God moments’
Source Dena Wolf and her daughter, Riley, hold the relic of Blessed Michael McGivney at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Windthorst, Texas, on March 9. Courtesy of Dena Wolf, photo by Chris Stark Dena Wolf was planning her husband’s funeral when she got the call: Blessed Michael M...

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