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Kumintang Assembly in Balayan delivered care items to an orphanage for children with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.

To commemorate the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Pangasinan Council 3711 conducted a feeding and gift-giving program for needy families in Dagupan City and nearby towns.

St. Augustine Council 4317 and St. Augustine Circle 2328, both in Baliuag, planted 300 new trees in Barrio San Jose as part of an environmental initiative. Knights and Squires also co-sponsored a dental mission at the council's social hall. More than 150 needy residents received oral exams and medication free of charge.

Members of Western Batangas Council 4668 and Immaculate Conception Circle 1704 hold a giant rosary made of balloons during a rosary celebration. Knights and Squires took to the street to pray the rosary before releasing it into the air. The council also participated in a coastal cleanup campaign in which members removed 15 bags of trash with assistance from area schoolchildren and other civic groups.

San Jose de Manuguit Council 6291 in Manila cooked hot soup for distribution to needy children and their families.

Divine Shepherdess Council 7400 in San Nicolas hosted a free feeding program for students at an area elementary school.

To spread devotion to Mary among young people, Diego Silang Council 7656 in Quezon City distributed 1,500 rosaries to students in grades two through six at Aurora A. Quezon Elementary School.

In honor of the anniversary of its founding, Bulacan Council 7745 hosted two activities to give back to the community. Knights sponsored a blood drive at its parish that netted 60 bags of blood. The council also distributed free reading glasses to needy members of the community.

Members of Santo NiƱo de Molino Council 9926 in Bahayang assist with the transfer of the Diocese of Imus Jubilee Cross during its visit to their parish. The cross is traveling to parishes throughout the diocese.

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Council 10187 in Nueva Ecija carried a 16-foot jubilee cross during a celebration honoring the 50th anniversary of the Diocese of Cabantuan.

Turumba Council 12351 in Pakil co-hosted a medical and dental mission with the local branch of Lions Club International. The event allowed more than 800 people to receive consultations, medication and eyeglasses. The council also cleaned the grounds of its church in preparation for a town fiesta.

St. Gabriel Archangel Council 12548 in San Gabriel prepared relief goods for flood victims following a number of devastating storms in the Philippines.

Our Lady of Fatima Council 13137 in Signal Village paid tribute to the teachers at Capt. Cardones Elementary School by treating them to a free makeover and a reflexology or massage session. The council also partnered with the College of Medical Technology at De Ocampo Memorial College to sponsor a free medical and dental mission for children at the school.

Holy Spirit Council 13919 in Malolos City repainted its parish church. Members who were not physically able to participate in the painting provided lunch to other volunteers.

St. Francis Xavier Council 15220 in Halawig-Gogon sponsored a symposium on the Reproductive Health Bill that is being considered by the Philippines government. More than 100 students from two area high schools participated in the event, which included presentations by religious figures and health officials who weighed the pros and cons of the bill.

St. Padre Pio Pietrelcina Council 15434 and St. Padre Pio Pietrelcina Circle 5579, both in Lalud, clean their church and parish grounds each month. This project gives Knights and Squires an opportunity to work together and grow in fellowship.

Nuestra Senora Iti La Salette Council 15542 in Santiago City donated a new ambo to its parish.


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Members of Cotabato City Council 3504 distribute medication to two boys at a council-sponsored feeding and medical event. Knights and Squires from Cotabato City Circle 1515 co-sponsored the event, in which they fed and provided medication to more than 500 children from area day cares and villages.

Members of Christ the King Council 6863 in Tago physically lift and transport a steel-reinforced bamboo pavilion that was used during a community celebration. Knights provided support to the event in multiple ways.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Council 12835 in Bagontaas hosted a vaccination and spay/neuter clinic for local dogs. Knights donated $3,000 for the project, inviting local dog owners to ensure that their pets stay healthy.

St. Anthony of Padua Council 15465 in Barangay Carayman sponsored a feeding program for needy members of the community. The council also sponsored a marriage vow renewal ceremony at its parish as part of a family day celebration.


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Father Martires Council 5361 in Lavezares sponsored a visit by one of the Order's traveling icons of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

St. Paul Council 10775 in Inabanga hosted a sports festival in honor of the council's 21st anniversary.

Our Lady of Miraculous Medal Council 13155 in Bacolod City hosted its annual blood drive Oct. 14, collecting 31 pints of blood.



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