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To serve and to care, this gesture transformed each participant to become a chosen people whose hope is in Jesus Christ, whose immeasurable compassion inspired the participants to share their time and effort to give hope to these homeless families and street children of Intramuros, Manila so that they may come and see the goodness of God at work. The Care for the Street Children and Homeless is just one simple voice about caring for others hoping that it echoes and multiplies just as how our Lord Jesus Christ was able to feed the five thousand, with just five small barley loaves and two small fish (John 6:1-15). It is a miracle, but on the second thought, it is the power of sharing through the compassion of Jesus Christ that started it all, and they had more than enough to eat. read more »
Thru the generosity of brother knights from Concepcion Council No. 10768, the first ever Catholic Chapel was finally built in the island of Salvacion, Concepcion, Iloilo.
Headed by Immediate Past Visayas Deputy Bro. Rodrigo Sorongon, Bro. Anthony Nazario (now the Visayas Deputy) and Former State Membership Director Noeni Nepomuceno, brother knights crossed the wavy seas of Concepcion, Iloilo to witness the turnover ceremony for the newly constructed chapel. read more »
Team Love Bank composed of employees from the Knights of Columbus Fraternal Association of the Philippines, Inc. (KCFAPI) visited the NOH School for Crippled Children in Banawe, Quezon City. This is in line with the Year of the Poor Activity Project of the Association which is a monthly outreach program for the less privileged sector of our society.
During the group’s visit last June 24, Team Love Bank headed by Mr. Ronnie Infante was welcomed by the school Principal Marisa F. Duka. In her welcome remarks, Principal Duka thanked KCFAPI for organizing activities such as the Year of the Poor that provides help for the disabled adding that they will forever be thankful for visiting the school and bringing joy and laughter to the students. Meanwhile, the NOH students gave Team Love Bank a different kind of welcome as four disabled students in their wheelchair together with two other students performed a dance number to the tune of All About That Bass by Niki Minaj to the delight of the members of the group. read more »
Hundreds of participants together with the new State Officers led by Former Luzon Deputy Arsenio Isidro Yap attended the 2015 Organizational Meeting of District Deputies of the Knights of Columbus Luzon Jurisdiction. The said event, with a theme “Answering the Call to Evangelize” was held last June 27-28, 2015 at the Manila Grand Opera Hotel.
Deputy Supreme Knight Logan T. Ludwig (of the Supreme Office) earlier announced during the 10th Knights of Columbus National Convention held at the SMX Davao Convention Center in Lanang, Davao City, that the Luzon Jurisdiction will be divided into two – the Luzon North Jurisdiction and Luzon South Jurisdiction. read more »
Supreme Knight Carl Anderson, Deputy Supreme Knight Logan Ludwig and Supreme Director Alonso Tan meet with the leaders of the Philippine jurisdictions (from left to right): Visayas Deputy Anthony Nazario, Mindanao Deputy Reynaldo Trinidad, Luzon South Deputy Ramoncito Ocampo and Luzon North Deputy Jose Reyes, Jr. read more »
Awardees of the 38th Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ Annual Family Service Awards and their families discovered the wonders of Bangkok, Thailand during their visit to the country from May 22 to 24, 2015. The 2015 Asian trip to Bangkok, Thailand is part of the incentive program provided by the Fraternal Benefits Group of KCFAPI for their top sales force.
“The annual Asian Trip is a reward for Fraternal Counselors and Area Managers who sustained effort and admirable skills in achieving an optimal performance in reaching and exceeding their targets”, according to Bro. Gari San Sebastian, KCFAPI Vice President for Fraternal Benefits Group. read more »
The Luzon Jurisdiction of the Knights of Columbus in the Philippines held their 11th Annual Family Day and Mini Olympics in honor of the Knights of Columbus local founder Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ last May 30, 2015 at the Marikina Sports Complex, Marikina City. read more »
Hundreds of members of the Knights of Columbus in the Philippines gathered together with their families to attend the 10th Knights of Columbus National Convention held at the SMX Davao Convention Center, Lanang, Davao City from May 1 to 3, 2015. “You will all be Brothers: Our Vocation to Fraternity” was the theme for the said convention. read more »
The massive campaign on the Cause of Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ, continues this year 2015. Led by the National Executive Committee (NEC) headed by Msgr. Pedro Quitorio III, Assistant State Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus Luzon Jurisdiction and Director of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines’ (CBCP) Media Office, the campaign, which was prepared for right after the Papal visit in the Philippines last January, resumed in March. read more »