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‘Clergy council’ installs officers

FIRST IN THE WORLD. The Saint John Maria Vianney Council, a council composed of clergy members, recently conducted their first installation of officers at the Danawan Pavillion, Brgy. Sto. Domingo, Vinzon, Camarines Norte.

The special event was themed “The Knights of Columbus in the Year of the Laity and Socio-Pastoral Concern”. The installing officer was Bro. Gil B. Baldorado, while Luzon State Deputy Arsenio Isidro G. Yap was the guest speaker.  read more »

Rebuilding lives in typhoon-hit Central Philippines

CENTRAL VISAYAS, April 24, 2014 – The knock hammer and the swish of brooms clearing up debris: life goes on in a coastal village of Hernani, Eastern Samar over four months after Super Typhoon Yolanda devastated parts of Central Visayas.

On the side of heavily damaged houses, the buzz of chainsaw roared across the village of Garawon as people put their lives back together.  read more »

Luzon unveils Squires Academic Excellence awardees

MANILA, April 22, 2014 –The Knights of Columbus, Luzon Jurisdiction’s Recognition for Squires Academic Excellence Program is an award given to deserving Columbian Squires members who are graduating Top Five for School Year 2013 - 2014 in the Primary and Secondary levels.

Awardees who will receive specially designed medallions and certificates are:

LD Academic Excellence Awards
a. VALEDICTORIAN:
1. WENDELL L. LIPANA, Circle 4977, Pulong Palazan Elem School, Candaba, Pampanga  read more »

10,000 join Walk for Life

MANILA, April 11, 2014 –More than 10,000 Brother Knights together with Daughters of Mary Immaculate, Columbian Squires, families and friends joined the annual Walk for Life to demonstrate their opposition against Reproductive Health Bill held last March 22 from Intramuros to San Andres gym in Malate, Manila.

“This is a fight against the sinister laws being proposed in Congress such as same sex marriage, abortion, divorce and euthanasia,” said Luzon Deputy Arsenio Isidro Yap.  read more »

The centrality of the laity by Msgr Pepe Quitorio III

IN preparation for the 500th jubilee of the arrival of Christianity to the Philippines, the bishops have decided to launch 9 years of intensive evangelization starting in 2013 with the Year of Faith and culminating in 2021 with the Year of the Missions. Every year within this “novena of years” is themed with a particular evangelization focus. This 2014, the theme centers on the Laity.  read more »

Oldest council to celebrate 109th Founding Anniversary

MANILA, April7, 2014 –Cognizant to the forthcoming 109th Founding Anniversary of the Knights of Columbus Manila Council 1000 on April 23, Council 1000 launched its official logo with the theme “Columbianism in the Changing World”.  read more »

Free ultrasound held in Navotas

NAVOTAS, April 3, 2014 –The Knights of Columbus Council 6620 led by Grand Knight Ramon Reyes and the Daughters of Mary Immaculate (DMI) San Jose de Navotas Circle in coordination with the Parish Pastoral Council and Luzon Jurisdiction initiated a free ultrasound for pregnant women last February 15 held at the San Jose de Navotas Parish.

More than 50 patients undergo the ultrasound initiative. The youngest was16 year old while 38 year old was the oldest.  read more »

Knights of Columbus to rally against RH law

MANILA, March 19, 2014 — Committed to defending the right to life of every human being, the Knights of Columbus will again take the streets to demonstrate their opposition against a contraceptives law.

Catholics continue to protest against the RH Law, a legislation they believe to be a bandaid solution to poverty.

Now on its 7th year, the KofC’s “Walk for Life” is a simultaneous rally nationwide on March 22 to raise their indignation against the controversial Reproductive Health (RH) law and other anti-life measures.  read more »

13th Luzon State Convention kicks off

MANILA, March 17, 2014 –All incumbent and former District Deputies and Grand Knights are invited to attend the 13th Luzon State Convention to be held on May 10 at the Manila Grand Opera Hotel with the theme ”Stewards of God’s Gift”.

Registration fee is P1,800.00/delegate inclusive of convention bag, id, certificate, meal stubs and raffle stub for door prizes.

Delegates must be registered on or before February 28, late registrants will have additional cost.  read more »

GKFS seminar holds in Palawan

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 »

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