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Entries for October 2019

A Pilgrimage for Life - John Moore
In April 2018, John Moore, a Knight of Columbus from Gallup, N.M., embarked on a pilgrimage. He walked from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. with the goal of arriving in time for the January 2019 March for Life.

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Halloween Knights

Posted on October 29, 2019 in: General News

Halloween Knights
18 Ways Knights of Columbus Are Bringing Catholicism Back to Halloween By Rose Wagner 10/29/2019 Whatever your plans this Halloween, it’s the perfect moment to appreciate the Catholic history behind Halloween and see how Knights are putting their traditions in action for Halloween, All Saints’ Day and throughout the fall season. Check out what Knights near you are doing now and through the years: Colorado Nativity of Our Lord Council 10961 in Broomfield hosted a Trunk or Treat and chili cook-off as a safe Halloween event ...

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“Everyday Heroes” Season Two

Posted on October 23, 2019 in: General News

“Everyday Heroes” Season Two
By Andrew Fowler 10/22/2019 NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Knights of Columbus is releasing the second season of its “Everyday Heroes” video series, showcasing stories of individual men on journeys to make positive differences linked to their faith. Whether bringing clean water to remote villages, returning to the wrestling mat after a life-altering accident, creating a safe place that provides hope for sick children or making the ultimate sacrifice to save classmates, each episode features a Knight’s inspirational story of making a difference for others,...

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A Boulder in the Rapids

Posted on October 22, 2019 in: General News

A Boulder in the Rapids
This agent loves working for the Knights because of pro-life beliefs. By Tony Swanson 10/21/2019 Click Here to View the Full Article A Knights of Columbus insurance agent for nearly two decades, Swanson is an active member in his local community, having served on several committees and boards, including the local pregnancy resource center. He and his wife, Cathy, have been married since 1996 and have five children. He is a member of St. Cecilia Council 11823 in Hastings, Neb. There were several reasons that a career with the Knights of Columbus was attractive t...

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Regional Sales Conference in Kansas City
A group from the Wheaton Agency attended a regional sales conference in Kansas City this September. The conference was attended by 25 different Knights of Columbus agencies and well over 250 field agents. The agents met to learn from some of the industries best to better serve and protect our members. A highlight of the event was their opportunity to personally meet Past Supreme Knight Virgil Dechant. Mr. Dechant gave a personal speech to all of the agents attending emphasizing his great appreciation for their work and the importance their roles are to the success of the Or...

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Small Request from Texas Knights Prompts Aid to Migrants
Knights from Texas and Mexico bring supplies to Juarez By Joseph Cullen 10/11/2019 A lot of good work and much insight can come from trying to solve a relatively small or everyday kind of problem.  “The key moment for us in trying help the migrants along the southern border came when we realized that we needed to buy a shower for use in a shelter that was being supported by our El Paso councils and local parishes,” said Knights Supreme Director Terry Simonton.  The Knights had already been providing supplies, cooking meals and paying for a ...

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