News from the Knights of Columbus

News Releases issued by the Knights of Columbus

03/09/2016 05:00 PM
There is Only One Word for What is Happening: Genocide
A major report submitted to Secretary of State John Kerry making the case that genocide is being waged against Christians in the Middle East was released today by the Knights of Columbus and In Defense of Christians at a news conference at the National Press Club.

03/06/2016 05:00 PM
Knights of Columbus Named a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company
The Knights of Columbus has been recognized as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere® Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.

03/01/2016 05:00 PM
K of C Applauds House Foreign Affairs Committee for Unanimous Action on Genocide
The Knights of Columbus has welcomed the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s unanimous passage of a resolution that would express Congress's judgment that the Islamic State's targeting of Christians, Yazidis, Turkmen, Kurds and other ethnic minorities constitutes "genocide."

02/29/2016 05:00 PM
Consecration and Renewal
Councils can strengthen Catholic family life through our prayer program and consecration to the Holy Family

02/28/2016 05:00 PM
Touch Down for Special Olympics Athletes
A mini football “combine” was held over the weekend in Indianapolis for Special Olympics athletes to experience a series of drills and activities similar to those performed by athletes simultaneously participating in the NFL Scouting Combine.

02/21/2016 05:00 PM
Knights Know Mercy
During Lent, Knights are encouraged to share what their councils are doing in response to Pope Francis’ call to grow in faith by performing the corporal and spiritual works of mercy.

02/21/2016 05:00 PM
Stop the Christian Genocide
A new online petition is urging U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry not to exclude Christians from a declaration of genocide at the hands ISIS. Co-sponsored by In Defense of Christians (IDC) and the Knights of Columbus, the petition can be signed at StopTheChristianGenocide.org

02/11/2016 05:00 PM
A Symbol of Suffering, of Unity, and of Hope
Christians in the Middle East continue to face persecution and extinction simply for their belief in Jesus Christ. Their fate, however, has largely been ignored by the secular media.

02/08/2016 05:00 PM
Knights of Columbus ‘40 Bucks for Lent’ Campaign to Help Persecuted Middle Eastern Christians
The Knights of Columbus is asking those considering a Lenten sacrifice to give “40 Bucks for Lent” and use the hashtag #40BucksForLent to help Middle Eastern Christians and other religious minorities suffering religious persecution there.

02/04/2016 05:00 PM
Scoring for Charity
On the Monday prior to Super Bowl Sunday, California Knights of Columbus and representatives from the Supreme Council joined Football Hall of Famers Anthony Muñoz (Cincinnati Bengals) and Dave Casper (Oakland Raiders), Raiders Head Coach Jack Del Rio and his wife Linda, and several current NFL players and coaches to distribute coats to the students at an inner-city Catholic grammar school in San Francisco.

01/31/2016 05:00 PM
Celebrating Black History Month and the Pivotal Role of African Americans in the Making of America
In 1924, Jim Crow laws were still enforced in many parts of the United States and the Ku Klux Klan was experiencing resurgence. Martin Luther King Jr. had not yet been born, and the Civil Rights Act would not be enacted for another 40 years. Nonetheless, it was the year in which the Knights of Columbus commissioned and published a landmark history of black Americans: The Gift of Black Folk: The Negroes in the Making of America, by civil rights pioneer W.E.B. Du Bois.

01/31/2016 05:00 PM
Families: Essential Agents of Evangelization
The Order is expanding efforts to strengthen the domestic church and our parishes

01/31/2016 05:00 PM
The Catholic Difference
As brother Knights, our claim is not simply hyperbole: We know that our beloved founder lived a virtuous and holy life. We hope and pray that he will be raised to the dignity of the altar.

01/31/2016 05:00 PM
A Portfolio of Protection
Over the course of the last 133 years, the products and protection offered by the Knights of Columbus have grown to meet changing needs.

01/27/2016 05:00 PM
The Gift of Sharing
Supreme Knight Carl Anderson joined Connecticut Knights as well as firefighters and police from New Haven, Conn., to give out new winter coats to children in need at John S. Martinez Magnet School.

01/26/2016 05:00 PM
Knights Serve as Leaders at Eucharistic Congress
One year after Pope Francis made his historic visit to the Philippines in January 2015, the Asian nation is hosting another major Vatican event with the 51st International Eucharistic Congress in Cebu City.

01/24/2016 05:00 PM
A People of Life
Knights among the thousands of participants who braved the winter storm and attended the 2016 March for Life.

01/24/2016 05:00 PM
K of C Insurance Marks 15th Consecutive Year of Sales Growth
Record comes during the same year the Knights topped $100 billion of live insurance in force.

01/21/2016 05:00 PM
This Lent, Sacrifice for Those Who Suffer
Supreme Knight announces membership milestone and addresses future path for the Order

01/19/2016 05:00 PM
Going Beyond Labels
New Marist Poll shows majority of Americans, including pro-choice supporters, want restrictions on abortions.

01/14/2016 05:00 PM
Created Equal
In 1924, Jim Crow laws were still enforced in many parts of the United States. Martin Luther King Jr. was not yet born, and the height of the civil rights movement wouldn’t be for another 40 years. Nonetheless, it was at this time that the Knights of Columbus commissioned and published The Gift of Black Folk: The Negroes in the Making of America by famous civil rights proponent W.E.B. DuBois.

01/07/2016 05:00 PM
Disaster Alert - Illinois
The Illinois Department of Insurance has issued Bulletin 2015-13 in response to recent severe flooding that has impacted many policyholders in the counties of Calhoun, Jackson, Jersey, Madison, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair, Alexander, Cass, Christian, Clinton, Cumberland, Douglas, Iroquois, Lawrence, Marion, Menard, Morgan, Moultrie, Pike, Richland, Sangamon and Vermilion.

12/31/2015 05:00 PM
By the Numbers
The Knights of Columbus is known throughout the world for its charitable giving and its tireless service to the Church.

12/31/2015 05:00 PM
A Tradition of Service
A career as a Knights of Columbus field agent may very well be the most rewarding, fulfilling and unique opportunity that you’ll ever come across.

12/31/2015 05:00 PM
Our Service to Youth
Strengthening collaboration with parishes will allow K of C councils to better serve young people

12/29/2015 05:00 PM
Majority of Americans – And Candidates of Both Parties – Say Christians Face Genocide in Middle East
A new nationwide survey conducted by Marist Poll finds that Americans are well aware of ISIS’ atrocities against Christians and other minorities in the Middle East, and believe those actions to constitute genocide.

12/16/2015 05:00 PM
Pope Francis Meets with K of C Leaders
Pope Francis received Supreme Knight Carl Anderson and Supreme Chaplain Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore in a private audience at the Vatican on Dec. 17. It was the fourth such audience granted by Pope Francis to the supreme knight at the Apostolic Palace.

12/16/2015 05:00 PM
Knight Recognized for Faith and Achievements
Major league baseball’s Craig Stammen, a member of the Knights of Columbus Sports Council, was honored recently by Catholic Athletes for Christ (CAC) during its fifth annual Courage Awards reception to recognize for his distinguished athletic achievement and also for boldly sharing the Catholic faith.

12/09/2015 05:00 PM
New Documentary on St. John Paul II Premieres
A new documentary illustrating how St. John Paul II was a driving force in liberating Central and Eastern Europe from communist rule, inspiring a “revolution of conscience” that was pivotal in the collapse of the Iron Curtain in 1989, made its national debut on Dec. 6 with a special screening at the Copernicus Center in Chicago, a cultural hub for the city’s large Polish community.

12/08/2015 05:00 PM
Testimony Calls for Policy Changes to Protect Christians and other Minorities in the Middle East
In testimony before the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organization, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson today provided four policy recommendations to address the on-going crisis of Christian and other religious minorities in Syria and Iraq.

12/08/2015 05:00 PM
Testimony of Mr. Carl A. Anderson before the House Foreign Affairs Committee
Thank you for the opportunity to appear before this subcommittee and discuss the Knights of Columbus humanitarian aid programs. Over the course of the past year, our programs have helped feed, heal, shelter and educate many thousands of desperate Christians in church-run camps or other private places of refuge in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.

12/07/2015 05:00 PM
Opening Mass for Jubilee of Mercy Broadcastin Ultra HD
The opening Mass for the Jubilee of Mercy and the opening of the Holy Door at St. Peter’s Basilica, held Dec. 8, was seen around the world in greater clarity than previously possible, thanks to an overhaul of the video equipment used by Vatican Television Centre (CTV) .

12/03/2015 05:00 PM
State Department Urged Not to Exclude Christians from Middle Eastern Genocide Declaration
Christians must not be excluded from a finding of genocide in the Middle East, according to a letter sent today to Secretary of State John Kerry.

12/01/2015 05:00 PM
Journey to the Inn
In an increasingly secular world, many Catholics are faced with the difficulty of sharing the faith. With the bustle of Christmas shopping and the frequent removal of religious imagery from Christmas displays, it seems that communities have forgotten the incredible gift of Christ and the beauty of his birth.

11/30/2015 05:00 PM
Our Mission to Build the Domestic Church and Strengthen Parish Life
On Nov. 20, I delivered the following address at the Order’s midyear organizational meeting of state deputies in San Antonio. I encourage all brother Knights to read and reflect on these remarks, in which I outline key principles for the future growth and work of the Knights of Columbus.

11/30/2015 05:00 PM
$100 Billion: A Milestone in Protection
I think it is a testament to three things: the quality of our business, the trust our members have in the Knights of Columbus, and our dedicated agents who represent us in the field

11/26/2015 05:00 PM
Connecticut Knights of Columbus Distribute Kids Coats on ‘Black Friday’
As many headed out to shop on the day after Thanksgiving, hundreds of area children received a free and much-needed gift as the Knights of Columbus distributed new winter coats to children in need at six sites throughout Connecticut on Black Friday, Nov. 27.

11/22/2015 05:00 PM
Knights of Columbus Support New Haven Day of Giving
The Knights of Columbus supported a food distribution program led by New Haven-based ministry His Divine Fellowship on Saturday, Nov. 21, at Wexler-Grant Community School.

11/21/2015 05:00 PM
Knights of Columbus’ Gift Helps Connecticut Food Bank Make Thanksgiving Special
The Knights of Columbus has donated $20,000 to assist the Connecticut Food Bank in providing Thanksgiving turkeys to those in need.

11/21/2015 05:00 PM
Homily of Supreme Chaplain Archbishop William E. Lori
What a pleasure to celebrate the beautiful feast of Christ the King with all of you, the family of the Knights of Columbus. For our knighthood is at the service of Jesus Christ, our great king and shepherd, and our gallant service seeks to advance not an earthly kingdom but rather a kingdom “not of this world,” the kingdom of God. Let us then hasten to make inroads into this feast by turning our attention to the King, to his kingdom, and to our citizenship in that kingdom.

11/20/2015 05:00 PM
State Deputies and KofC Leaders Gather to Discuss Membership
Supreme Knight announces membership milestone and addresses future path for the Order

11/15/2015 05:00 PM
What Happens If You Live?
Thanks to marvelous innovations in medical technology, and advances in living and working conditions, many of us will enjoy long, prosperous lives. With average life expectancies on the rise, there’s a lot to be grateful for and look forward to.

11/03/2015 05:00 PM
Historic Milestones for K of C Insurance
Historic Milestones for K of C Insurance

11/03/2015 05:00 PM
A New Career Path to Consider
A career with the Knights of Columbus could be the missing piece for your peace of mind.

11/03/2015 05:00 PM
A Portfolio of Protection
Over the course of the last 132 years, the products and protection offered by the Knights of Columbus to members and their families have grown to meet changing needs.

11/03/2015 05:00 PM
Why We Offer Insurance
Before you think about how you and your family would use life insurance, how your council members can benefit from our insurance program, or what products and options you would need, there’s a more basic question that needs to be answered: Why do the Knights of Columbus care about life insurance?

11/03/2015 05:00 PM
The Supreme Knight Reflects on the Order's Insurance Program
I think it is a testament to three things: the quality of our business, the trust our members have in the Knights of Columbus, and our dedicated agents who represent us in the field.

10/31/2015 04:00 PM
Mobilizing for Christians in the Middle East
The Christian family must be supported in its vital role in the life and mission of the Church

10/07/2015 04:00 PM
New Documentary on Our Lady of Guadalupe to Air on ABC This Fall
A new documentary film narrated by actor Jim Caviezel offers original insights into the details, story and impact of the 16th century apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe — one of the most recognizable religious icons in the American hemisphere.

10/01/2015 04:00 PM
Insurance for Young Knights
Insurance for Young Knights

09/25/2015 04:00 PM
Pope Champions Human Dignity at United Nations
In one of the most anticipated speeches of Pope Francis during his apostolic visit to the United States, the Holy Father addressed the General Assembly of the United Nations Friday morning, Sept. 25. With more than 190 heads of state in attendance, he discussed a wide range of issues affecting governments throughout the world.

09/22/2015 04:00 PM
Attendees at Junipero Serra’s Canonization Receive Essay on Saint by Supreme Knight
Attendees of Father Junipero Serra’s canonization at the papal Mass in Washington on Wednesday each received a bilingual booklet with two essays on the new saint that explain Serra, dispel myths about him and correctly depict portions of California's history that are wrongly placed at his feet of the Spanish missionaries.

09/21/2015 04:00 PM
Knights Stand Ready As Pope Arrives in United States
With Pope Francis arriving for his first apostolic voyage to the United States, the Knights of Columbus is providing support at each location he visits in solidarity with the Holy Father.

09/16/2015 04:00 PM
Knights Prepare for Visit of Pope Francis
With Pope Francis making his first apostolic journey to the United States, Sept. 22-27, the Knights of Columbus has been laboring for months to help provide a gracious welcome in each location where the Holy Father will appear – Washington, D.C.; New York; and Philadelphia.

09/02/2015 04:00 PM
K of C Funds Month’s Supply of Food for Iraqi Christians
As September begins, the Knights of Columbus unveils a new television commercial and is financing the delivery of one month’s supply of food to more than 13,500 displaced families from Mosul and Nineveh who fled to the Erbil area in Kurdistan.

08/31/2015 04:00 PM
Retire with the Knights of Columbus
There are few things in life that are harder to predict than how much money we’ll need in retirement.

08/31/2015 04:00 PM
Holy and Loving Families
The Christian family must be supported in its vital role in the life and mission of the Church

08/30/2015 04:00 PM
Court agrees with Becket—Protects World War II Monument From Atheist Attack
Moments ago, a Court agreed with the Becket Fund that a historical World War II memorial affectionately called “Big Mountain Jesus” by locals can remain standing in the ski slopes near Kalispell, Montana.

08/27/2015 04:00 PM
On Eve of Papal Visit, Poll Finds Practicing Catholics Support Church Teaching
On the eve of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States, a new Knights of Columbus-Marist poll reveals that practicing Catholics approve of Pope Francis at even higher rates than non-practicing Catholics or Americans in general, and also support Church teaching by much wider margins than other groups.

08/27/2015 04:00 PM
Though Most Know Little About Him, Pope Viewed Favorably by Americans
With Pope Francis visiting the United States in just under a month, a newly released Knights of Columbus-Marist poll shows the pope is popular, but largely unknown by the American public.

08/27/2015 04:00 PM
On Eve of Papal Visit, Poll Finds Practicing Catholics Support Church Teaching
On the eve of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States, a new Knights of Columbus-Marist poll reveals that practicing Catholics approve of Pope Francis at even higher rates than non-practicing Catholics or Americans in general, and also support Church teaching by much wider margins than other groups.

08/27/2015 04:00 PM
Though Most Know Little About Him, Pope Viewed Favorably by Americans
With Pope Francis visiting the United States in just under a month, a newly released Knights of Columbus-Marist poll shows the pope is popular, but largely unknown by the American public.

08/23/2015 04:00 PM
Knights of Columbus Earns Top Rating From A.M. Best for 40th Consecutive Year
Citing the Knights of Columbus' strong presence in Catholic communities and its members' loyalty, ratings agency A.M. Best reaffirmed the K of C’s rating of A++ (Superior) for financial strength. The rating agency’s announcement marks the 40th consecutive year that the Knights of Columbus earned A.M. Best's highest marks.

08/13/2015 04:00 PM
Homily of Supreme Chaplain Most Rev. William E. Lori Archbishop of Baltimore
A newspaper clipping survives that describes the sermon which a Dominican priest delivered at Father McGivney’s funeral Mass. It says that “Father Higgins’ remarks occupied about forty minutes … and many were moved to tears.” If I were to speak for forty minutes this afternoon there would not be tears but desperation.

08/13/2015 04:00 PM
A Fitting Tribute
At a Mass marking the 125th anniversary of the death of Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney, Knights and families from throughout Connecticut gathered in St. Mary’s Church in New Haven, where the Order was founded in 1882.

08/11/2015 04:00 PM
Founder of Knights of Columbus to be Honored on the 125th Anniversary of His Death
A Mass to mark the 125th anniversary of the death of Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus and a candidate for sainthood, will be held on Friday, Aug. 14, at noon at St. Mary’s Church, 5 Hillhouse Ave., New Haven.

08/11/2015 04:00 PM
In Honor of the Order's Founder
The Knights of Columbus commemorates the 125th anniversary of the death of Venerable Father Michael McGivney with special events and coverage.

08/04/2015 04:00 PM
At Convention, Knights of Columbus Call Attention to Suffering Middle Eastern Christians
The Knights of Columbus will redouble its humanitarian efforts benefitting persecuted Middle Eastern Christians and begin an education campaign to make their plight better known. The effort is part of the Knights’ Christian Refugee Relief Fund, which has delivered more than $3 million in humanitarian aid to persecuted Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East.

08/04/2015 04:00 PM
Papal Greeting to the K of C Supreme Convention
In a letter of papal greeting to the Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention, Pope Francis expressed his “warm good wishes” to all present.

08/04/2015 04:00 PM
Michigan Family Honored with International Award
It’s a well-known fact among Michigan councils and parishes that when there’s charitable work to be done, the Weingartz family can be called on to help.

08/03/2015 04:00 PM
Annual Report of the Supreme Knight
In his Annual Report delivered at the 133rd Supreme Convention in Philadelphia, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson noted the Order’s record levels of charity, with over $173 million in donations and over 71.5 million hours of volunteer service.

07/31/2015 04:00 PM
Memory and Martyrdom
By honoring the places where the Catholic faith first took root in North America, we rediscover our call to be disciples today

07/28/2015 04:00 PM
Fraternity and Insurance: A Life-Changing Combination
One hundred and thirty three years ago, Father Michael J. McGivney worked to protect Catholic families.

07/23/2015 04:00 PM
Knights Mourn Death of Cardinal Baum
The members of the Knights of Columbus are deeply saddened by the death of Cardinal William W. Baum, the former Archbishop of Washington and Apostolic Penitentiary Emeritus, who passed away this week.

07/23/2015 04:00 PM
Knights of Columbus to Expand Humanitarian Assistance to Suffering Middle Eastern Christians
Having already donated more than $3 million in humanitarian aid to persecuted Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East, the Knights of Columbus will expand its efforts even further with a national campaign to raise funds and foster awareness of the terrible suffering of Christians and others in the Middle East.

07/08/2015 04:00 PM
The Knights of Columbus: “Founding Champion of The World Games”
Of the many causes supported by the Knights of Columbus, Special Olympics is one of the most cherished by the Order's members. Since the first Special Olympics games were created in 1968 by fellow Knight Sargent Shriver and his wife Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Knights of Columbus members have been active and devoted supporters.

06/30/2015 04:00 PM
The Knights of Columbus Guarantees
There’s much risk and speculation involved in life these days. With a volatile market and an unsettled economy, there’s too much left to chance.

06/30/2015 04:00 PM
The Enduring Call to Love
The Church responds to the challenge of secularization with prophetic wisdom regarding marriage, family and the human person

06/13/2015 04:00 PM
Knights help save historic Jesuit Martyrs Shrine
$600,000 donated in honor of first Jesuit Pope

06/12/2015 04:00 PM
In Honor of Pope Francis Knights Give Gift to NY Shrine
In honor of Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope, the Knights of Columbus is made a $600,000 donation to help save a historic shrine that honors North American Jesuit martyrs and the country’s first Native-American saint.

06/12/2015 04:00 PM
Remarks of Supreme Knight Carl A. AndersonShrine of Our Lady of Martyrs
There are special places around the globe where the spiritual history of the world unfolded. These places are holy ground. We think of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, built atop the burial place of our first pope, of Tepeyac Hill where Our Lady of Guadalupe appeared and changed the course of evangelization for an entire hemisphere, and today we think of Auriesville, where the blood of martyrs brought forth within a single generation a lily — St. Kateri Tekakwitha — from the people who spilled that blood.

06/05/2015 04:00 PM
Saturday Mass in Honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary
St. Boniface was a natural leader. He was well-educated, well-connected and everyone thought he would stay in his native England to pursue a promising career as a churchman.

06/04/2015 04:00 PM
Practicing a Charity That Evangelizes
The call for Knights of Columbus to practice a charity that evangelizes was the message that Supreme Knight Carl Anderson and Supreme Chaplain Archbishop William Lori brought to state deputies and state deputy-elects through their addresses to the 2015 Organizational Meeting of State Deputies

06/04/2015 04:00 PM
Answering the Call to Service
The Knights of Columbus has grown to new heights in its charitable giving and volunteer hours during 2014, once again answering Pope Francis’ call to reach out to those in need, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson told the state deputies and state deputy-elects in his address at the 2015 Organizational Meeting of State Deputies in New Haven.

06/04/2015 04:00 PM
The Call to Missionary Discipleship
St. Boniface was a natural leader. He was well-educated, well-connected and everyone thought he would stay in his native England to pursue a promising career as a churchman.

06/03/2015 04:00 PM
State Deputies Gather in New Haven
State leaders from across three continents gathered in New Haven, Conn., on Wednesday for the annual Organizational Meeting of Knights of Columbus State Deputies, being held June 3-7.

06/02/2015 04:00 PM
Consider a Volunteer Role at the 2015 World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia
The World Meeting of Families and Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia (September 22-27, 2015) is expected to attract well in excess of a million people to the City of Brotherly Love. Archbishop Chaput and the Philadelphia archdiocese need volunteers to welcome and assist the many visitors and support the scheduled events.

05/31/2015 04:00 PM
A Promise of a ‘New World’
Last month, I had the privilege of participating in an international conference at the Pontifical North American College in Rome.

05/19/2015 04:00 PM
Knights of Columbus SupportsMilitary Pilgrimage to Lourdes
For the third consecutive year, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson joined nearly 200 military veterans, active service personnel and volunteers sponsored through the Archdiocese for the Military Services and Knights of Columbus during the 57th International Military Pilgrimage to Lourdes, France, May 15-18.

05/19/2015 04:00 PM
Canada’s National March For Life
Knights and their families were among the nearly 25,000 Canadians gathered on Ottawa’s Parliament Hill on May 14 to participate in the country’s 18th annual March for Life.

05/16/2015 04:00 PM
Military Bishop Addresses American Pilgrims in Lourdes
American veterans, active duty servicemen and women, and volunteers were urged to treasure the gift of time during homily at the Mass for American Pilgrims at the Rosary Basilica in Lourdes, France, on Friday, May 15.

05/16/2015 04:00 PM
Sharing the Gift of Time
Homily given by Bishop F. Richard Spencer, the Episcopal Vicar for Europe and Asia in the Archdiocese of Military Services, at the Opening Mass during the Warriors to Lourdes Pilgrimage to Lourdes, France, on Friday, May 15, 2015

05/07/2015 04:00 PM
A Pilgrimage Unlike Any Other
This Memorial Day weekend, wounded and disabled American military veterans are traveling to Lourdes, France, as part of the 55th International Military Pilgrimage.

04/30/2015 04:00 PM
Our Missionary Heritage
Thanks to the faith and sacrifice of so many, Catholic institutions have served countless neighbors in need

04/30/2015 04:00 PM
Protecting Your Paycheck
For most of us, the idea of not working is an exciting one. We relish weekends and vacations. We look forward to holidays and special occasions.

04/26/2015 04:00 PM
Supreme Knight Receives Notre Dame Award
At a ceremony held at the University of Notre Dame, Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson and the Knights of Columbus were honored with the annual Evangelium Vitae Medal, one of the nation’s most prestigious pro-life awards.

04/23/2015 04:00 PM
Funding Completed for Father McGivney Military Chaplain Scholarship
Scholarship program which funds the education of seminarians preparing to become Catholic chaplains in the U.S. Armed Forces.

04/23/2015 04:00 PM
World Day of Prayer for Vocations
Show your support to people discerning the call to priesthood and religious life by standing with the entire Church in observing the World Day of Prayer for Vocations on Sunday, April 26, 2015.

04/19/2015 04:00 PM
New Councils in Korea
In a historic ceremony that signaled the continued international expansion of the Knights of Columbus, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson presented charters for two new councils in Seoul, South Korea. Named for 19th-century Korean martyrs, the new councils are St. Andrew Kim Taegon Council No. 16000 and St. Paul Chong Hasang Council No. 16178.

04/19/2015 04:00 PM
Remarks of Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson
Today we officially present the charter of St. Andrew Kim Daegon Council No. 16000 and St. Paul Chong Hosang Council No. 16,178. These councils are the first in Korea – in the Archdiocese of Seoul – and they are the first on the mainland of Asia. This is an historic day.

04/19/2015 04:00 PM
Keynote Address of Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson
May it please Your Excellencies, Reverend Fathers, Deacons, my brother knights and ladies, permit me to begin with a special word of thanks to our two bishops: Bishop Spencer who has been such a dedicated brother knight in the many countries in which the ministry of the Archdiocese for Military Services is active as well as our brother knight Bishop Francis Yu who has done so much to bring the Knights of Columbus to Korea.

04/19/2015 04:00 PM
Homily of Most Rev. F. Richard Spencer
Every four years as the date of the Olympic Games draw near, selected runners carry a flame torch from the site of the old games to the site of the new games. As privileged as these selected torch-bearers are, we as Christians, have a much greater privilege. We, you and I as the selected Baptized, carry the resurrection torch to all people's, giving them fullness of life.

04/16/2015 04:00 PM
Knights Mourn the Death of Cardinal Francis George
The Knights of Columbus mourns the death of a great friend, Cardinal Francis E. George, archbishop emeritus of Chicago, who passed away April 17 after a prolonged and heroic bout with cancer.

04/15/2015 04:00 PM
Assisted Suicide Bills Fail in Several States as Poll Shows Little Support and Major Concerns
As assisted suicide failed to pass in state legislatures across the country this year, a new Marist Poll sponsored by the Knights of Columbus found that a majority of Americans do not support assisted suicide and that strong majorities harbor deep concerns over such proposals.

04/15/2015 04:00 PM
Assisted Suicide Bills Fail in Several States as Poll Shows Little Support and Major Concerns
As assisted suicide failed to pass in state legislatures across the country this year, a new Marist Poll sponsored by the Knights of Columbus found that a majority of Americans do not support assisted suicide and that strong majorities harbor deep concerns over such proposals.

03/31/2015 04:00 PM
An Exceptional Missionary
The upcoming canonization of Blessed Junípero Serra is a significant event for the Church in America

03/26/2015 04:00 PM
An Ethical Responsibility
In March, the Knights of Columbus was named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the second year in a row.

03/23/2015 04:00 PM
Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors Announces Faith-Based Investment Solutions
The newly created Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors announced today the creation of four faith-based investment solutions specifically designed to meet the needs of Catholic institutions.

03/15/2015 04:00 PM
Connecticut Residents Not in Favor of Doctors’ Administering or Prescribing Fatal Drugs
Most know little or nothing about pending legislation, see serious risks in proposal.