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Fr. George J. Willmann website launched

MANILA, October 22, 2009—The Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ website was launched today at the Knights of Columbus main office in Intramuros, Manila.

The website is a project of the Committee of Mass Media of the Fr. George J. Willmann Charities, Inc., headed by Msgr. Pedro Quitorio.

According to Quitorio, who is also the Spiritual Director of the Knights of Columbus Fraternal Association of the Philippines (KCFAPI), the website is intended to raise awareness on the cause of Fr. George J. Willmann.  read more »

First Father Willmann chapel to be blessed Wednesday

MANILA, October 19, 2009—The Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ Chapel, the first chapel named in his honor, will be inaugurated on October 21, 2009 at the Gawad Kalinga Housing Project in Tungkong Mangga, San Jose del Monte in Bulacan.

Dedicated to the Our Lady of Perpetual Help, the said inaugural rite will consist of the blessing of the altar and a Eucharistic celebration that will be presided by Msgr. Pedro C. Quitorio, Spiritual Director of the Knights of Columbus Fraternal Association of the Philippines (KCFAPI).  read more »

KC Willmann Charities hosts Family TV Mass

MANILA, September 22, 2009—To mark the 32nd death anniversary of its founder, the Knights of Columbus Fr. George J. Willmann Charities, Inc. has hosted a Family TV Mass last September 14, 2009 at the San Agustin Church in Intramuros, Manila.

Aired September 20 over TV Channel 4, the mass was presided by Parañaque Bishop Jesse Mercado and concelebrated by Msgr. Joselito C. Asis; Fr. William D. Araña, OSA; Fr. Benjamin Deogracias M. Fajota; Fr. Rene M. Sapungan; Fr. Milan Ted D. Torralba; Fr. Enrico Emmanuel A. Ayo; and Fr. Isabelo R. San Luis.  read more »

Willmann Charities to air TV mass at anniversary of founder

MANILA, August 28, 2009—The Knights of Columbus Fr. George J. Willmann Charities, Inc will be hosting a Family TV Mass which will be celebrated on September 14, 2009, 9 a.m., at the San Agustin Church in Intramuros, Manila.

This Eucharistic Celebration will be held in commemoration of the 32nd Death Anniversary of Rev. Fr. George J. Willmann, S.J., who is the Father of the Knights of Columbus in the Philippines.

Fr. George J. Willmann Charities then called on the councils to “co-sponsor” the fraternal TV mass through their donations.  read more »

New KC Priest-scholars all set for Rome

MANILA, August 20, 2009p—The two new Priest-scholars of the Knights of Columbus Fr. George J. Willmann Charities Inc. will leave for Rome August 25, 2009.

Rev. Fr. Jeffrey D. Habado of the Diocese of Baguio who is also the Assistant Chaplain of KC Council 12568 in La Trinidad, Benguet and Rev. Fr. Reynaldo B. Mission of the Diocese of Marbel and Council Chaplain of the KC Council 4576 Koronadal City were chosen by the Scholarship Committee of the Fr. George J. Willmann Charities from a number of applicants.  read more »

KC Philippine Foundation calls its scholars for a get-together

MANILA, August 18, 2009—The Knights of Columbus (KC) Philippine Foundation, Inc. is organizing a gathering of its collegiate scholars sometime next year.

As posted in its website, the KC Philippines Foundation is requesting all those who have graduated from the scholarship to contact the office to get more details about the gathering.

Presently, the Foundation is also updating the databank of its collegiate scholars especially their current addresses and pertinent professional data.  read more »

KC Foundation scholars pass Nursing Licensure Exam

MANILA, August 15, 2009—The scholars of the KC Philippine Foundation, Inc. were among those who recently passed the 2009 Nursing Licensure Examination.

Scholars who passed the said exam are Michelle O. Alferez from the Rev. Fr. Urbano L. Kintanar Council 3940 in Naga, Cebu; Merjean G. Maiso of the Rev. Fr. Bonifacio Garcia Council 10487 in Claveria, Misamis Oriental; Ellien Grace E. Macanas from the Sta. Lucia Council 9366 Sta. Lucia, Novaliches and Christian Janus C. Simon of the Ilagan Council 3705 in Ilagan, Isabela.  read more »

Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ 32nd Death Anniversary

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On the commemoration of the 32nd death anniversary of Fr. Willmann, Fr. Willmann Charities will sponsor a TV Mass at the San Agustin Church, Intramuros, Manila on September 14, 2009 at 9 o'clock in the morning.

Groundbreaking of Fr. Willmann Chapel held

MANILA, July 7, 2009—A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the site of the first Fr. Willmann Chapel at the Bagong Pangarap Gawad Kalinga (GK), Tungkong Mangga, San Jose Del Monte in Bulacan, June 27, 2009.

Dedicated to Our Lady of Perpetual Help, the rite of blessing was led by Msgr. Pedro Quitorio, KCFAPI Chaplain.

The officials of the Knights of Columbus Philippines Foundation led by Chairman Justice Jose C. Reyes, Jr. and President Alonso L. Tan honored the event with their presence.  read more »

Foundation scholar receives merit for academic excellence

DAVAO CITY, June 25, 2009—A scholar of the Knights of Columbus (KC) Philippines Foundation, Inc. was recently given a distinction for academic excellence.

Adrian Jay Barcelona was one of the awardees for an academic honor given to those who attain high general average grade for two consecutive school years.

Barcelona is a third year Bachelor of Science Food Technology student of the Philippine Women’s College of Davao.

He is the son of Danilo Barcelona, an active member of the Knights of Columbus Council 12506 in Polomolok, South Cotabato.  read more »

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