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The KC Philippines Foundation, Inc. and the Knights of Columbus Fr. George J. Willmann Charities, Inc. recently announced the opening of scholarship slots for the coming school year 2015-2016 as follows:

A. Collegiate scholarships administered by KC Philippines Foundation, Inc. (KCPFI)

1. Supreme Council Scholarships – Nine (9) slots available - Open to any graduating high school student whose father is a Knight of Columbus in good standing. Active members of the Columbian Squires may also apply.  read more »

National Executive Committee for the Cause of Fr. Willmann Recognizes Supporters

The National Executive Committee (NEC) for the Cause of Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ acknowledges the people, organizations and associations, who support the various promotional activities for the Cause of the Father of the Knights of Columbus in the Philippines, Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ.  read more »

Fr. Willmann Memorial Building opens as Papal Visit media HQ

The Knights of Columbus in the Philippines together with its insurance arm, the Knights of Columbus Fraternal Association of the Philippines, Inc. (KCFAPI) welcome the Papal Visit Media and Information Committee last November 24 during the Rite of Blessing and Inauguration Ceremonies of Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ Memorial Building as the Media and Information General Headquarters for the Papal Visit 2015.  read more »

Promotion of the Cause of Fr. Willmann at San Mateo Council 6259

Executive Director of KC Foundations, Bro. Roberto T. Cruz (seated 3rd from right) together with Brother Knights from Council 6259 during the 45th Installation of Officers and Induction of Service Program Personnel of San Mateo Council 6259 of the Shrine-Parish of Nuestra Senora de Aranzazu in San Mateo, Rizal last September 14, 2014. During the event, Bro. Cruz talked about the heroic virtues of Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ as part of the awareness campaign for his cause.  read more »

KC Luzon Tree Planting on its 8th Year

The Knights of Columbus Luzon Jurisdiction, headed by by Luzon Deputy Arsenio Isidro G. Yap in cooperation with the local government of Parañaque, conducted their 8th K of C Luzon-wide Tree Planting Program called “Puno Alay Ko Sa Kalikasan” last September 27.  read more »

Daughters of Mary Immaculate honor Fr. Willmann, 1st National Chaplain

The Daughters of Mary Immaculate International (DMII) of the Diocese of Malolos, Bulacan recognized and honored their first National Chaplain, Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ during their regional assembly in Malolos, Bulacan last September 27.

Vicariate of the Immaculate Conception Regent and KCFAPI Executive Vice President, Ma. Theresa G. Curia acknowledged their first National Chaplain, Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ, who was also known as the “Father of the Knights of Columbus in the Philippines”.  read more »

Boy Scout Investiture at Lakeview Elementary School

Knights of Columbus Mary Cause of Our Joy Parish Council 8447 adopted one troop of Boy Scouts of the Lakeview Elementary School, Barangay Putatan, Muntinlupa City and supported their registration and other requirements intended for 4 patrols with a total membership of 32 Boy Scouts during their investiture at the said School on September 5, 2014.  read more »

Knights of Columbus in the Philippines receives Pinnacle Award

The Luzon and Visayas Jurisdictions of the Knights of Columbus in the Philippines received the prestigious Pinnacle Award from the recent 132nd Supreme Convention held in Orlando, Florida from August 5 to 7, 2014.

This is first time for the country to recognize the state deputies for their combined achievement in four membership categories that required 105% or greater membership quota and 100% or greater in star councils, new council development and round tables, according to Luzon State Deputy, Arsenio Isidro G. Yap.  read more »

Holy Heroes

MANILA, July 22, 2014 – A formation program for the Year of the Laity was conducted by the Episcopal Commission of the Laity (ECLA) of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) in coordination with the Knights of Columbus Luzon Jurisdiction with the theme “Holy Heroes: Called To Be Saints, Sent Forth As Heroes” held at Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ Center in Intramuros, Manila last June 9 to 11.  read more »

Luzon Deputy urges Brother Knights to recruit more members

MANILA, June 26, 2014 –With 158,703 members, the Luzon Jurisdiction is the number one in terms of membership growth as of May 8, this was the report of Luzon State Deputy Arsenio Isidro G. Yap during their 13th Luzon State Convention with the theme “Stewards of God’s Gift” held on May 10 at the Manila Grand Opera Hotel, Manila.

Yap has encouraged his fellow Brother Knights to maintain their numbers by start recruiting their relatives and friends.  read more »

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