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Miracle Approved! Father McGivney to be Beatified!
Priest launched international lay movement, died in 19th century pandemic ROME – The Vatican today (May 27) announced that Pope Francis approved the promulgation of a decree recognizing a miracle attributed to the intercession of the founder of the Knights of Columbus, Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney, a Connecticut priest who served his flock during the pandemic of 1890, before himself becoming ill and dying of pneumonia. The pope’s action means that Father McGivney can be declared “Blessed,” the step just prior to sainthood. An additional...

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The Cristero War and the Knights
During the religious persecution in Mexico, the Knights of Columbus became a symbol of all things Catholic: a hopeful sign to Mexican Catholics. by María de Lourdes Ruiz Scaperlanda 5/21/2020 On an ordinary January day in 1927, as Yocundo Durán walked home in Chihuahua, Mexico, he crossed paths with Federal Gen. Miguel Valle, who was walking out of a local tavern. The general recognized Durán and had one of his soldiers detain him and ask, “Are you a Knight of Columbus?” During this period, the Knights of Columbus became a symbol of all things Catholic...

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10 Facts for 42 Years: JP II & the K of C
More than forty years ago, Cardinal Karol Wojtyła from Poland was introduced to the world as the third bishop of Rome in one year, taking the name of John Paul II. Pope John Paul II would serve as pope for over 26 years, the second-longest papacy ever. From the first days of his papacy to the end of his life, the Knights of Columbus had a strong relationship with this modern-day saint. Here are 10 facts about that dynamic relationship: John Paul II wrote a handwritten letter to the Knights of Columbus in 2002 that read, “As long as I have breath withi...

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Eight guarantees when you do business with the Knights
These days, in the midst of a volatile market and an unsettled economy, there’s much left to chance. Nothing seems to come with clear-cut guarantees. Life is full of surprises. Guarantees are, quite simply, hard to come by. But not for the Knights of Columbus. Here are eight guarantees from the Knights of Columbus that you and your family can count on. 1. We guarantee the cash value in your whole life insurance. The beauty of whole life — or permanent — insurance is that it is truly permanent. It’s a way to insure your life for life. That...

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Disability Insurance

Posted on May 05, 2020 in: General News

Disability Insurance
Your ability to earn a living is far and away your largest asset. Learn how to protect your paycheck if you become unable to work in the event of sudden injury or illness. Think about it. What would happen if suddenly, due to an illness or injury, you were unable to work? View Video and Full Article Without your paycheck, how long would you be able to make your mortgage or rent payment, buy groceries or pay your credit card bills without feeling the pinch? If you’re like most, it wouldn’t be long at all: 7 in 10 working Americans couldn’...

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How the Knights of Columbus are helping struggling churches amid COVID-19
As the non-profit world is reeling from the COVID-19, the Knights of Columbus are stepping up to help churches across the U.S. A key lender to parishes and dioceses for more than a century, K of C has established a $100 million fund, with up to a $1 million secured line of credit per Catholic diocese. Anthony Minopoli, Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors President & CIO, joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss the move, as well as his firm's top holdings amid the coronavirus pandemic. View Full Article and Video

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