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Knights from Luzon District #25 gathered Dec. 30, 2012, to celebrate national hero Dr. Jose Rizal. The event included a parade and memorial program.

General Licerio I. Geronimo Assembly in Rodriguez provided an honor guard for a community celebration on the feast of Santo Niño.

St. Augustine Council 4317 and St. Augustine Circle 2328, both in Baliuag, packed canned goods, noodles, rice and medicine for victims of a recent typhoon.

Santo Niño Council 6181 in Parañaque hosted a "Light Up for Christ" program at its parish with Christmas lanterns and a manger made from native materials. The council also distributed 900 bags of candy and toys to needy children on Christmas day. Finally, Knights decorated their parish with bunting for the feast of Santo Niño Jan. 20.

Divine Shepherdess Council 7400 in San Nicholas spent the day before Christmas ministering to the street children of the City of Gapan. The day started with a bath and haircut for those in attendance, followed by a visit to a local mall and park for food and entertainment. At the end of the day, the children received gifts of toys, clothes, bath towels and slippers.

Banal Na Sakramento Council 8753 in Quezon City erected a K of C pro-life billboard in its community. Council members and their families also attend a bi-weekly fraternal rosary.

St. Ignatius of Loyola Council 12237 in Ususan delivered groceries, clothes and medical supplies to needy members of the community as part of a Christmas initiative Dec. 30, 2012.

Our Lady of Lourdes Council 13059 in Laoag City, together with members of the Philippine Army assigned at Ilocos Norte, provided security and assistance at St. William Cathedral when a relic of St. Therese visited the church Jan. 3-6. The council also distributed 350 tote bags filled with candy and snacks to children who attended the feast of Santo Niño at Our Lady of Lourdes Church Jan. 20.

Our Lady of Fatima Council 13137 in Signal Village constructed a roof for the back portion of a health care center in South Signal Village. This enclosed area will house patients who are waiting to receive medical and dental treatment.

Members of San Isidro Magsasaka Council 13150 in Ibabang Dupay distribute Christmas care packages to needy families Dec. 22 outside San Isidro Magsasaka Church. Knights handed out packages containing food to dozens of families.

Santo Niño Modesta Council 15370 and Santo Niño Modesta Circle 5560, both in San Mateo, purchased food for 50 needy families in lieu of hosting a Christmas party. Local businesses and residents also supplemented the Knights' donation.

Santo Niño de Molino Circle 3776 in Bahayang collected toiletries and canned goods for victims of a recent typhoon.

San Marcelino Circle 4277 in Bacoor City conducted a Christmas parade. Squires handed out candy to children along the parade route.


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Father Isaias X. Edralin Assembly in Carmen provided an honor guard for a fiesta celebration in honor of St. Joseph the Worker.

Father Paguia Council 3362 in Zamboanga City hosted a free feeding program for needy members of the community.

Cotabato City Council 3504 paid a Christmas visit to a local senior citizens home to deliver gifts and sing Christmas carols. Knights donated food and toiletries to 34 residents at the home before sharing a meal together.

Members of St. Anthony of Padua Council 15465 in Barangay Carayman and students from Northwest Samar State University form a gift-giving train during a Christmas present distribution Dec. 18, 2012. Knights traveled throughout the community, delivering gifts of school supplies and snacks to local elementary school students.


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For Christmas, St. Paul Council 10775 in Inabanga co-sponsored a mass wedding for 38 area couples. The council also co-sponsored a Christmas party with the Parish Pastoral Council at St. Paul Church. The event included Mass, a raffle and lunch.



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