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1-year challenge: Knights of Columbus aims to raise $5M for pro-life clinics, maternity homes

Jun 23, 2022

By CNA Staff

The fund drive comes during a wave of vandalism attacks on pro-life clinics across the U.S. Read more

A Eucharistic procession at St. John the Baptist parish in Beloit, Kansas.

Want to organize a eucharistic procession? Here are tips from the Knights of Columbus

Jun 16, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) is Sunday, June 19. Read more

Pallbearers and U.S. Marine Christian Garcia, son of Linda Garcia, carry the casket of Irma Linda Garcia and her husband Jose Antonio Garcia during their funeral mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Uvalde, Texas, on June 1, 2022. Irma Garcia, a teacher, was killed in a mass shooting at a local elementary school on May 24, 2022.

Uvalde mortician: Without a relationship with God 'there's no way you can handle something like this'

Jun 3, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The head of the Knights of Columbus in Uvalde, Texas, works at a local funeral home that's been inundated with... Read more

Richard Johnson, left, and his brother Djay attend the 8th annual Warriors to Lourdes pilgrimage on May 10-16, 2022.

‘I felt I completely lost my soul’: Ex-military nurse battling addiction finds solace at Lourdes

May 19, 2022

By Solène Tadié

‘My family grieved me as I was basically gone,’ Richard Johnson said during a pilgrimage to Lourdes. Read more

The 8th annual Warriors to Lourdes pilgrimage on May 10-16, 2022.

‘Warriors to Lourdes’ pilgrimage brings comfort to wounded souls

May 16, 2022

By Solène Tadié

More than 175 U.S. active-duty personnel and veterans are taking part in a pilgrimage sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. Read more

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Knights of Columbus urges members to join novena for Ukraine and Russia

Mar 17, 2022

By CNA Staff

Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly of the Knights of Columbus has called on his fellow knights to join in a nine-day... Read more

Polish Knights of Columbus unload a truck full of supplies for refugees fleeing Ukraine.

Ukrainian, Polish Knights of Columbus marshal resources to help care for refugees

Mar 8, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Polish and Ukrainian Knights of Columbus have been working together to provide aid to the millions of refugees fleeing Ukraine... Read more

The Knights of Columbus has sprung into action to provide aid to victims of the war in Ukraine.

Facing a 'defining moment,' Knights of Columbus leader vows ongoing support for Ukraine

Mar 7, 2022

By Alejandro Bermudez

Much like 9/11 was a defining moment for the United States, “the brutal invasion of Ukraine will be a defining... Read more

Patrick Kelly, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, delivers his first Supreme Knight's Report during the organization's 139th Annual Convention, Aug. 3, 2021. Credit: Knights of Columbus/screenshot.

Urgent appeal from Supreme Knight: Start this novena on Christmas Eve for persecuted Christians

Dec 23, 2021

By CNA Staff

The head of the Knights of Columbus is asking for the order's members to consider "a last-minute Christmas gift": saying... Read more

The latest edition of "Armed with the Faith: A Catholic Handbook for Military Personnel," is designed to hold up in arduous conditions, "with features including waterproof and tear-resistant stock, and plastic binders that enable the turning of pages without a sound.”

Knights of Columbus volunteers sending rugged prayer books to military personnel

Nov 10, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Volunteers and some military members in the Knights of Columbus delivered the first 100,000 copies of a prayer book’s new... Read more

The Knights of Columbus announced the selection of this icon of St. Joseph holding the Child Jesus as the centerpiece of this year's KofC prayer program.

Knights of Columbus announce icon of St Joseph as prayer program's centerpiece

Nov 9, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

As the state deputies of the Knights of Columbus (KofC) gathered for their semi-annual meeting last weekend in Nashville, Tennessee,... Read more

Pope Francis meets with Patrick E. Kelly, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, Oct. 25, 2021.

Pope Francis meets Knights of Columbus leader at Vatican

Oct 25, 2021

By CNA Staff

Patrick E. Kelly took office on March 1. Read more

St. Joseph with the Infant Jesus, by Guido Reni

Knights of Columbus release new documentary on St. Joseph

Oct 15, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The Knights of Columbus have released a new documentary on St. Joseph, inspired by Pope Francis’s declaration of the Year... Read more

Carl Anderson receives the Totus Tuus award at the Royal Castle in Warsaw, Poland, Oct. 9, 2021.

Carl Anderson receives honor from Catholic Church in Poland

Oct 14, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Totus Tuus award is known as the ‘Catholic Nobel’ in Poland. Read more

A portrait of Bl. Michael McGivney, unveiled Oct. 31 during the priest's beatification Mass.

Parishioners ‘in deep grief’ over removal of Dominicans from historic New Haven church

Oct 8, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The forced departure of the Dominican Order from historic St. Mary’s Church in New Haven, Connecticut after 135 years has... Read more

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore delivers a homily during a Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore, Md., May 31, 2021.

Archbishop Lori: St John Vianney, Bl Michael McGivney were both 'exemplary pastors of souls'

Aug 4, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore, Supreme Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus, on Wednesday highlighted the similarities between St. John... Read more

Patrick Kelly, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, delivers his first Supreme Knight's Report during the organization's 139th Annual Convention, Aug. 3, 2021. Credit: Knights of Columbus/screenshot.

Knights of Columbus highlight charitable work, faith formation at annual meeting

Aug 3, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Patrick Kelly, the Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, highlighted the group’s charitable work amid the COVID-19 pandemic, announced... Read more

Patrick Kelly (right) installed as Supreme Knight by Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore (left)

New Supreme Knight urges members to be 'Knights of the Eucharist'

Jun 11, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The new Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, Patrick Kelly, emphasized reverence for the Eucharist at his installation on... Read more

Archbishop William Lori, Supreme Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus.

Archbishop Lori: Knights of Columbus must be at the forefront of Eucharistic renewal

Jun 11, 2021

By CNA Staff

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore, Supreme Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus, called on the Knights not only to “support”... Read more

Holy Family Cathedral in Tulsa.

Reflections on the role of the Cathedral during the Tulsa Race Massacre and today

Jun 1, 2021

By Eastern Oklahoma Catholic

At the end of May, our local community will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre. Sparked by... Read more