Columbia Magazine: The Online Edition
February 2008
Featured Article

A Vision of Hope
by Columbia Staff

This spring a new book by Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson will be published. Titled A Civilization of Love: What Every Catholic Can Do to Transform the World (HarperOne), it explores in practical ways what Catholics and Knights of Columbus must do to bring their faith to bear on the challenges of the 21st century. In this interview with Columbias editors, Anderson touches upon some of the books wide-ranging themes, including globalization, marriage and family, the culture of life, and the visionary papacies of John Paul II and Benedict XVI.

Also in this Issue

How I Was Cured at Lourdes
by Mary McCormic
After 150 years, Lourdes, France, still holds a special place in the hearts and minds of millions around the world. Dubbed a "place of miracles," Lourdes is where the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared 18 times beginning Feb. 11, 1858. Our Lady's message at Lourdes too root and flourished against staggering odds, and continues to yield tremendous graces in the lives of countless people today.
   Here is a Columbia article from more than 80 years ago, sharing the story of one such miracle.


Facts about the Flu
by Dr. Michael Conforti
Runny nose, sore throat? Is it just a common cold or something more?


A Strong Defense
by Carl A. Anderson, Supreme Knight
Let's face the future standing shoulder to shoulder in solidarity with our pope, bishops and priests.


'Gods Way of Coming to Us'
by Supreme Chaplain Bishop William E. Lori
Every person is created with an inescapable desire for truth and happiness, which ultimately can only be fulfilled by God.

Please also see the News & Events section of this site.

Writer’s Guidelines.

Find out how to receive Columbia magazine.

February 2008
View Previous Issues
  View Columbia Archive
Knights in Action

Reports on local charitable and fraternal activities

Submit Knights in Action News