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Missouri Agent Stands in McGivney’s Footprints
General agent shares how he honored a brother Knight's final wish. Ryan Lister 1/6/2020 I tell all my clients that if they ever need anything, I’m here for them. Early in my career, I had to fulfill that promise to a brother Knight. Jim McDermott wanted to cancel his Knights of Columbus insurance. So, I sat down with Jim and his wife, Roslyn or “Buzzy.” After we went through all their needs and financial options, Jim decided to keep his coverage. One day, about a year and a half or so later after that conversation, Jim reached out to me an...

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Knights Bring Relief After Puerto Rico Earthquakes
Parishes collapsed and Knights lost homes after devastating series of earthquakes By Andrew Fowler 1/10/2020 Knights of Columbus members are coming to aid Puerto Ricans severely impacted by a series of devastating earthquakes. Knights of Columbus General Agent José Lebron-Sanabria, who led the Knights’ recovery efforts after Hurricane Maria decimated Puerto Rico in September 2017, is coordinating assistance to those in need of the latest natural disaster. He is working with the Diocese of Ponce to bring food, water and nutrition drinks, like Glucer...

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Knights Restore Oldest Church in Colorado
Two historic churches are now usable thanks to restoration project By Andrew Butler 1/8/2020 SAN ACACIO, Colo. — It was a dirty job, but the Knights were the guys to take it on. This particular dirty job was to perform repairs at two historic churches – including the removal of 30 years’ worth of pigeon droppings in the tower of at San Francisco Church that was so bad it prevented the bell from functioning. But now it rings for all to hear thanks to the work by members of St. Mark Highlands Ranch Council 1498. The initiative was part of a coun...

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A Merry Father McGivney Christmas

Posted on December 27, 2019 in: General News

A Merry Father McGivney Christmas
A Yuletide Story of the Knights of Columbus Founder By Brian Caulfield 12/23/2019 It was an especially joyous occasion for Father Michael McGivney when he entered his boyhood church for Christmas celebrations in 1877. He was 25 years old, newly ordained, and ready to offer his first Solemn Mass before family members and friends at Immaculate Conception Church in his hometown of Waterbury, Conn. The popular young man, known for his winning manner and personal piety, was among his own people of Irish immigrants, including his mother, and first-generation Irish-American...

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Knights Of Columbus Asset Advisors Announces New Long/short Equity Fund
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors, LLC (KoCAA), has announced that it has launched The Catholic Investor Long/Short Equity Fund (I Shares ticker: KCEIX) as part of a suite of eight fixed income and equity strategies. The Catholic Investor Long/Short Equity Fund is the only Catholic long/short mutual fund in the world, aimed at satisfying the needs of investors who appreciate ethical values-based investing. The Fund adheres to the investing principles outlined by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). Tony Min...

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Knights of Columbus Give Hundreds of New Coats to Denver’s Homeless Before Snowfall
By Mary Farrow/Catholic News Agency It was a pleasant November morning in downtown Denver when volunteers with the Knights of Columbus set up tents for distributing new puffy winter coats, as well as snacks, socks and water, to homeless people. But while roughly 150 people waited in line for the giveaway to start Nov. 20, the temperature outside crept down. The coats were coming just in time; a forecasted snowfall seemed likely as the afternoon approached. Serena waited in line with a friend. She was looking forward to a new coat, she said, because her old one was ...

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How Knights Keep Christ In Christmas
Knights remind communities around the world what the Christmas season is all about acts of charity and faith By Andrew Fowler 12/2/2019 Reenacting the Nativity of Christ. Collecting clothes and food. Providing entertainment for orphans. Praying and lighting a candle with the family. These are all ways members of the Knights of Columbus promote Advent and the Keep Christ in Christmas program. Keeping Christ in Christmas is an opportunity of reminding people that Christmas isn’t about the frenzied commercialization of the holiday, but rather it&rsquo...

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Knights of Columbus Charitable Fund
WHAT IS THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS CHARITABLE FUND? A donor-advised fund with Knights of Columbus Charitable Fund is the safe, secure, and confidential platform to maximize your philanthropic impact on organizations that align with your Catholic values. Whether you are established in your philanthropy or just starting out, Knights of Columbus Charitable Fund has an account for you. Learn More HOW IT WORKS By starting an account with Knights of Columbus Charitable Fund (KCCF), you'll take the first important step toward maximizing your giving. Simply designate t...

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Posted on July 01, 2019 in: General News

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