News and Updates
Puerto Princesa, March 11, 2013 –Fourty three (43) officers from the various councils of Apostolic Vicariate of Puerto Princesa and Apostolic Vicariate of Taytay, Palawan have attended the whole day Grand Knights and Financial Secretaries Seminar held at Libis Bawview Hotel, Puerto Princesa, Palawan last January 18, 2014. read more »
MANILA, March 7, 2014 –The Luzon Deputy Arsenio Isidro Yap has plead all council members especially under his Jurisdiction to support the newly initiated ‘food bank’ project for calamity victims.
“We should not only assist during times of calamities but to look forward ahead of time that calamities will happen every now and then and we should be prepared in assisting the victims,” said Yap. read more »
ILOILO CITY, Feb. 17, 2014 – The Knights of Columbus Visayas Jurisdiction held its Mid Year Evaluation Conference last November 29 to December 1, 2013 at Punta Villa Resort, Arevalo, Iloilo City with the theme “Be Protectors of God's Gifts".
On November 29, 2013, State Deputy Rodrigo N. Sorongon met with the Provincial and District Deputies of the Regions that were heavily affected by Typhoon Yolanda. They discussed the process on how the Jurisdiction can conduct relief operations in their area. The leaders of each region were requested to submit the data in their places so that appropriate budgets may be allocated to them. read more »
MANILA, Feb. 5, 2014 –A significant event took place at the official residence of the Archdiocese of Manila late last year when His Eminence Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, DD announced the good news of granting the Council’s letter-request of using its historic chamber anytime and soon.
The prayers of the general membership materialized through the initiative of the Worthy Grand Knight Patrio A. Guasa when a letter-request was sent to the Cardinal prior to its scheduled courtesy call. read more »
PARAÑAQUE CITY, February 4, 2014 – The First On the Spot Art Contest, “Arte Ko, Sali Ko”, organized by the Knights of Columbus Council 8256, National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians (MHC) was a huge success. The occasion was graced by actor John Lloyd Cruz and Parañaque City Mayor Honorable Edwin De Leon Olivarez. The event was held at the Activity Center of SM City Bicutan late last year. read more »
ILOILO CITY, Jan. 22, 2014 –The Visayas Jurisdiction held the initial relief operation to its members affected by Typhoon Yolanda in Northern Iloilo late last year.
A total of 788 relief packages were distributed to the various councils for the affected Brother Knights and individuals in areas badly hit by the typhoon. Each food package contains rice, canned goods, noodles and water with a monetary value of P 140.00 per pack. read more »
MANILA, Jan. 21, 2014 –Promotions coordinator of the Father McGivney Office – Philippines, Ronalyn Regino spearheaded the life and works of the founder of the Knights of Columbus orderwide during the second Catholic Social Media Summit held at the Colegio de San Juan de Letran on November 23 to 24.
Regino shared her work on promulgating the legacy of Father Michael J. McGivney using social media. read more »
MANILA, Jan. 20, 2014 –Barely a month after the devastating earthquake that shooked Bohol and Cebu, another disaster visited the Visayan region as typhoon Yolanda slammed Eastern, Central and Western Visayas early November.
Tropical storm Yolanda packing 315 kilometers per hour winds battered Guian and the rest of Samar, brought Tacloban and Ormoc to its knees by bringing in killer storm surges, then slammed into northern Cebu, in particular, Bogo City, Medellin, Bantayan, Hagnaya and Daanbantayan. read more »
MANILA, Jan. 15, 2014 –The Knights of Columbus Luzon Jurisdiction has started a call for donations in cash or in kind for the super Typhoon Yolanda victims.
“This is the fastest means by which we could somehow assist our brothers and sisters in Christ in the Visayas Region. Together with my counterparts in the Visayas and Mindanao are pooling our resources together to somehow address the needs of those severely affected by the Killer Typhoon,” said K of C Luzon Deputy Arsenio Isidro Yap. read more »