Charity. Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism. As KC members imbued the four principles of the order. The Knights of Columbus Fraternal Association of the Philippines, Inc. (KCFAPI) together with the KC Philippines Foundation, Inc. (KCPFI), and the Knights of Columbus (K of C) went to areas affected by typhoon Lando last October 26 to carry out relief operations. read more »
The K of C North and South Jurisdictions conducted a series of activities in honor of Fr. George J. Willmann, S.J. Instead of the regular annual tree planting activity, the two jurisdictions were advised by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to change their event due to the El Niño being experienced today. Because of the said phenomenon, the Jurisdiction’s annual tree planting activity was deferred.
Instead, the North Luzon Jurisdiction came up with a climate change symposium, while the South Luzon Jurisdiction conducted a coastal clean-up project. read more »
Three (3) foundation scholars recently passed the Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination given recently by the Board of Accountancy in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo and Legazpi and Lucena last October 2015. They are Ms. Katrina B. Baliling (12550 Bahayan 6 Luinab, Iligan City), Mr. Michael E Justol (Council 14986 St. Isidore Quasi Parish, Cawayan Inabanga, Bohol), and Mr. Jayvee S. Elnar (Council 3938 Dumaguete Cathedral). read more »
Born on August 03, 1955 in Manuguit, Tondo, Manila, Cabalen SK Reynaldo C. Trinidad the youngest of Capampangan parents from Arayat, Pampanga is the Mindanao State Deputy for Columbian Year 2015 to 2017. He was appointed in the following positions in KCFAPI and its wholly-owned or majority-owned Corporations and Foundations: Trustee of KCFAPI, Trustee of the Knights of Columbus Fr. George J. Willmann Charities, Inc. and KC Philippines Foundation, Inc., and Director of Keys Realty & Development Corporation. read more »
Bro. Nazario started his service to the Knights of Columbus in 1992 as a College Knight of U.P. in the Visayas College Council No. 10095. He carried on his fraternal services and became Grand Knight, State College Councils Chairperson, and State Youth Director (2005-2006), State Program Director (2006-2007), District Deputy (2009-2011), and Visayas State Secretary (2011-2015). As a State Council Officer, he was appointed the Chairman-Secretariat of the Visayas State Convention in 2013 and 2014. He was the Editor-in-Chief of the official Knights of Columbus District publication, The Messenger for CY 2006-2007. read more »
Holy Trinity Memorial Chapels and Crematorium (HTMCC) stayed to its vision of being “the premier provider of memorial services befitting the dignity of the departed” for more than 33 years. Personalized services with compassion is what Holy Trinity came to be known for in the industry. And now on its 33rd year, it promises to continue the commitment of providing dignified and genuine services to its clientele. read more »
Retired COMELEC Commissioner, Rene V. Sarmiento, explained the importance of election in the Philippines and how to be a wise voter. He also discussed the process of voters’ registration. read more »
Sir Knight Rene V. Sarmiento was admitted to the First Degree in 1986. He was District Deputy of M-44 (CY 2000-2001, CY 2001-2002). As District Deputy, he undertook numerous projects that included the holding of “Clergy Night” to honor Chaplains and Parish Priests and organizing “Lift High the Cross of Christ” Awards to give tribute to outstanding brother knights of Councils constituting the District. For CY 2001-2002, he was awarded as the Most Outstanding District Deputy. read more »
A fun run event dubbed as “The Great Walled City Run 2015” marked the kick off of KCFAPI’s Week-long Anniversary Celebration from September 6-14, 2015.
Hundreds of runners from cleric to lay people alike participated in the said fun run event held last September 6, 2015 (Sunday) in Intramuros, Manila. Winners for the 10K male category were Marvin Realda, Jhun Rey Bendoy and John Kenneth Noche. Meanwhile, Mac Grace Dechoso, Jo Punay and Peg Parry emerged as the top 3 winners for the 10K female category. Male 5K winners on the other hand were Richard Fandialan, Rico Refia and Vincent Luche. And for the 5K female category, top 3 finishers were Vilma Sta. Ana, Trisha Ramirez and Angelica Cucueco. read more »
Local brother knights have pledged to support the call of Pope Francis and the Knights of Columbus (KC) Supreme Council to help refugees from the Middle East who are fleeing to Europe by thousands.
“Aside from our charitable works that we could offer to the people [refugees] there, we should be involved not only spiritually but also financially in order to help them,” said Justice Jose Reyes, Jr., KC Luzon North Deputy and President of the Knights of Columbus Fraternal Association of the Philippines, Inc. (KCFAPI). read more »