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Three New Supreme Directors Elected
Three new members were elected to the Board of Directors during the Wednesday morning Business Session, and five other members were re-elected to a three-year term, running from September 1 until August 31, 2015.


Cardinal Dolan Commends the Loyalty and Work of the Knights of Columbus
Praising the Knights of Columbus at their 130th Supreme Convention in Anaheim, Calif., Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops addressed the crowd.


Without Freedom, the Human Person and Human Society Suffer
President of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops Archbishop Richard Smith from the Archdiocese of Edmonton addressed the 130 Supreme Convention of the Knights of Columbus during their States Dinner.


A Tour Through Time
Anaheim, home to Disney Land, is billed as “The Happiest Place on Earth.” Over the last few days, delegates and their families have taken advantage of their proximity to the famed theme park with special package deals for convention attendees.


Convention Team Works Together
With 125 volunteers to coordinate, countless hours of preparation expended over the past year, and the inevitable last-minute problems that pop-up with an event of this size and complexity, Pat Brown sometimes has found himself wondering “what I got myself into.”


The Vital Role of Chaplains
The upcoming Year of Faith and the importance of the New Evangelization were studied in detail at the Chaplains Meeting, which gathered 70 state and local council chaplains for their annual session at the Supreme Convention on Monday afternoon.


The Power of One: More Knights of Columbus equals more good works
More Knights will result in more charitable programs, more support for parishes, more help for the needy, the disabled, the hungry and the homeless, and more financial protection for Catholic families.


Adoration Chapel: Silence of the Spirit
In the past few years, the Order’s Supreme Chaplain, Archbishop William Lori, has led an effort to deepen the spirituality of Knights by writing a series of columns in the monthly Columbia magazine, highlighting the Catechism of the Catholic Church, the mysteries of the rosary, and other topics.