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Athlete, author and Knight of Columbus James B. Connolly was the first to win in the modern Olympic games.
The Island of Abaco was devastated when Hurricane Dorian passed through the Bahamas in 2019. Knights in Louisiana, having faced Hurricane Laura last year, offered their remaining stockpile of disaster relief supplies to the island. Working with councils in Florida, they coordinated the shipment of 18 pallets of MREs (Meals Ready to Eat) to residents in Abaco.
Resources are available to help your council celebrate the inaugural celebration of Blessed Michael McGivney’s feast day, Aug. 13, with your parish community.
On July 14, the Catholic Church in the United States celebrates the feast day of St. Kateri Tekakwitha, an Algonquin-Mohawk woman and the first Native American to be canonized. Her witness to the faith is featured in the Knights of Columbus-produced documentary Enduring Faith: The Story of Native American Catholics.
New Mexico Knight Eric Ulibarri finds harmony in leading with his Catholic faith while celebrating his family’s Pueblo and Hispanic traditions.
The 800 parishioners of St. Leo the Great in Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of Congo, now have access to clean water and latrines thanks to the work of Our Lady of Fatima Council 9597 in Lakewood, Colo.
The New Jersey Knights sponsored the Army Tank Pull Challenge and raised more than $1 million to support veterans in need.
For three days and two nights, a group of 26 men — including 22 Knights — hit the streets of Austin, Texas, carrying only backpacks with toiletries, medicine and sleeping bags. During that time, they slept outdoors and made cardboard signs to beg for money to buy food. This “street retreat” with the homeless is a part of the Diocese of Austin’s diaconate formation program.
This video features highlights of the June 11 installation of the new supreme knight. In his installation address, he called on Knights to embrace their role as guardians of the family and guardians of the truth, in the model of St. Joseph.
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