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Pre-Convention

News from the Convention

News from the Convention

Check out where to find the latest updates and live broadcasts from the 136th Annual Supreme Convention.

 

 

The Knights in Baltimore

The Knights in Baltimore

The Relationship Between The Knights Of Columbus and Baltimore

 

 

A Conventional Match

A Conventional Match

Rick and Enid Muñoz, couple who met at 1999 Supreme Convention, have been married for nearly 18 years

 

 

Christmas in Baltimore

Christmas in Baltimore

As the 136th Supreme Convention in Baltimore approaches, here is a look at how that city's Knights are part of the long tradition of helping children in need at Christmas

 

 


Monday, August 6, 2018

Knightine

Read the first #KnightsCon18 issue of #Knightline!

Today’s issue has some quick facts about the #KofC in #Baltimore.

 

 

Who Will Win the Canada Cup

Who Will Win the Canada Cup?

Check out these four takeaways from our Canadian Association Meeting

 

 

A Tool for Our Growth

A Tool for Our Growth

Supreme Knight urges Knights to embrace the Order’s online membership program

 

 


Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Knightine

Read the second#KnightsCon18 issue of #Knightline!

Today’s issue has in on the membership seminar, Canadian Association Meeting and more.

 

Knightine

Watch Live

136th Supreme Convention to be Broadcast Live

 

A Grand Opening

A Grand Opening

The 136th Annual Supreme Convention begins with the celebration of Mass.

 

A Grand Opening

Opening Mass Homily

Opening Mass Homily of Most Reverend William E. Lori
Archbishop of Baltimore & Supreme Chaplain

 

A Papal Greeting

A Papal Greeting

Pope Francis sends his greeting to the Knights of Columbus, commending the Order for its charitable works.

 

Knights of Charity

Knights of Charity

In his annual report to the Supreme Convention, the Supreme Knight announces Order’s accomplishments and continued commitment to bring Christ’s charity to millions.

 

A Home for Christians

A Home for Christians

The Knights-funded McGivney House to provide housing for displaced Christian families in the Middle East.

 


Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Knightine

Read the third #KnightsCon18 issue of #Knightline!

Today’s issue has info on the Supreme Knight's Report and the Opening Mass.

 

2018 Supreme Convention - Baltimore

Concelebrated Mass Homily

Homily of His Emminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan

 

Three New Board Members Elected

Three New Board Members Elected

In the Wednesday morning Business Session Aug.8, three new members were elected to the Knights of Columbus Board of Directors and five board members were re-elected.

 

 

A Window to Heaven

A Window to Heaven

As the Knights’ 18th Prayer Program launches, a new Eastern-inspired religious icon will travel from parish-to-parish across the country to raise awareness and inspire support for persecuted Christians.

 

Catholic as A Way of Life

Catholic as A Way of Life: New York Camp Founders Named Family of the Year

Family of the Year Award

  Video

Ryan and Elizabeth Young and their children were named this year’s International Family of the Year during the Awards Session of the 136th Supreme Council meeting in Baltimore, Aug. 8.

Other Awards:

International Service Awards

Insurance Awards

Membership and Recruitment Awards

College Awards

 


Thursday, August 9, 2018

Read the final #KnightsCon18 issue of #Knightline!

Read the final #KnightsCon18 issue of #Knightline!

Today’s issue has info on the new icon program, the international family of the year and new board members.

 

 

2018 Supreme Convention - Baltimore

Memorial Mass Homily

Most Reverend William E. Lori
Archbishop of Baltimore & Supreme Chaplain

 

2018 Supreme Convention - Baltimore

Resolutions

Honoring our Armed Forces

In Defense of Religious Liberty

In Solidarity with Persecuted Christians

In Support of an Equitable Immigration Policy

Resolution 347 - Amending Section 8 of the Constitution

Resolution 348 - Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Conclusion of the First World War

Resolution 349 - Welcoming the Republic of Korea Territorial Jurisdiction of the Knights of Columbus

Resolution 350 - Celebrating the Establishment of the State Council of Ukraine

 

2018 Supreme Convention Slideshow

2018 Supreme Convention Slideshow

Here is a photo overview of the 2018 Supreme Convention in Baltimore. Photos by Matt Barrick and Nick Crettier.

 

Read the final #KnightsCon18 issue of #Knightline!

Chaplains Convene

Supreme Knight urges priests to take an active role in councils at the state and local council levels during Chaplains meeting immediately following the Supreme Convention.