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Fr. McGivney inspires Outreach Programs in Bohol -

Monday, January 8, 2018

Remembering Father McGivney 127 years later -

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Father McGivney Office – PH visits hospitals in Manila -

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Cause of Venerable Fr. McGivney introduced among Singles for Christ members -

Monday, April 17, 2017

Parish promotions of the Cause of K of C founder begins -

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Father McGivney Office – Philippines supports #ActPH -

Thursday, April 6, 2017

The K of C as agents of communion -

Monday, April 3, 2017

What Makes A Miracle? -

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Remembering the Saints and our departed loved ones -

Monday, November 7, 2016

Supreme Knight’s Report Highlights Order’s Charity -

Monday, August 15, 2016

Filipino youth promote Fr. McGivney’s sainthood bid during WYD in Poland -

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Father McGivney’s Cause promoted at the 51st IEC -

Monday, February 1, 2016

Knights support Eucharistic congress in the Philippines -

Monday, January 25, 2016

Fr. McGivney’s Cause promoted over Catholic Radio -

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Knights of Columbus Priest-Scholars vow to promote Cause of Fr. McGivney -

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Father McGivney feeding program for the poor kicks-off -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Working Toward Recovery -

Friday, September 5, 2014

The story of Father McGivney, extraordinary priest -

Friday, August 29, 2014

Rebuilding lives in typhoon-hit Central Philippines -

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Prayer for the Canonization of Fr. McGivney to be recited as the opening prayer in all council meetings and activities in Luzon State -

Monday, May 12, 2014

Father McGivney Community Outreach Program Held in Ilocos

The Father McGivney Community Outreach Program visited various schools and councils in Ilocos, Luzon Jurisdiction from August 14 to 17. The program aims to familiarize non-Knights of Columbus members about Fr. McGivney, particularly high school students, so they may be able to recognize the Venerable founder and his heroic virtues and humble works at an early age. This initiative began when the office learned most people outside K of C are unaware of the Fr. McGivney and his journey to beatification. The local office introduce Fr. McGivney in schools in Pagudpud, Bangui, Burgos, Pasuquin, Laoag, Batac, Bacarra, San Nicolas, and…

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Father McGivney’s Vision

The Knights’ founder recognized that evangelization and charitable witness begin in the parish and depend on the laity by Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson Carl A. Anderson Michael Joseph McGivney was born to Irish immigrants in 1852 in Waterbury, Conn. He was the eldest of 13 children, six of whom died in childhood. His father, Patrick, worked in one of the city’s brass mills, and at age 13, Michael left school to work in one of those mills like his father. After five years of study in Canada, Michael returned home to help his mother care for the family when…

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Father McGivney Pilgrimage Begins in Mindanao

The pilgrimage of the statue of Venerable Father Michael McGivney kicked off in the Southern Philippines at San Pedro Cathedral in Davao City on May 28. Hundreds of churchgoers attended the Rite of Reception of the 4-foot statue led by Balbino Fauni, Mindanao Deputy, and other state officers. In an address, Fauni encouraged the crowd to pray for the intercession of Father McGivney and report any favors or possible miracles to the Father McGivney Office in Manila. While he was outlining the life, legacy and heroic virtues of Father McGivney, prayer cards and posters were distributed to the churchgoers. After…

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Second Venerable Fr. McGivney statue inside a Church compound unveiled in Iloilo

 Auxiliary Bishop of Jaro Most Rev Gerardo Alminaza blessed the Venerable Fr. Michael J. McGivney statue constructed within the Jaro Metropolitan Cathedral on April 14. The second statue of Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney within a church compound was unveiled and blessed last April 24, 2013 in Jaro, Iloilo City. The unveiling of the Fr. McGivney statue was pearheaded by Visayas State Community Grand Knight Gil Sorongon of the Ave Maria Council of Jaro, Iloilo, in coordination with Past Membership Director Nicanor Sarmiento. It is now open for public viewing and may be seen in front the Chamber Office of…

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Pope Francis could renew Catholicism in Americas, says Knights’ chief

Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson speaks with CNA in Rome on March 15, 2013. Credit: David Uebbing/CNA ROME, Italy, March 15, 2013—Just as Pope John Paul II influenced many in Poland, the rise of an Argentinian to the papacy is set to dramatically change the lives of many Christians, according to head of the Knights of Columbus. “I think it offers the same kind of a potential for a great renewal of Catholicism and Christianity all throughout the Western Hemisphere,” Supreme Knight Carl Anderson said March 15. Just two days ago, the 76-year-old head of the Archdiocese of Buenos Aires,…

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Knights of Columbus launch Twitter prayer campaign for Pope

New Haven, Conn., Feb 19, 2013 / 12:03 am (CNA).- The Knights of Columbus have invited the faithful to participate in a Twitter initiative to pledge their prayers for Pope Benedict XVI and his successor during the upcoming period of transition. “In these remaining days of his papacy, our thoughts and prayers are with Pope Benedict XVI, who has worked so hard in leading the Church, and has always been such a good friend to the Knights of Columbus,” said Supreme Knight Carl Anderson on Feb. 11. “We wish him all the best in his retirement,” Anderson continued. “In addition,…

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Pope Benedict Recalls ‘Remarkable Accomplishment’ of Father McGivney

During his April 19, 2008, address at a Prayer Service for clergy and religious at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Pope Benedict XVI made special mention of “the remarkable accomplishment of that exemplary American priest, the Venerable Michael McGivney, whose vision and zeal led to the establishment of the Knights of Columbus.” Father McGivney’s cause for sainthood is being considered at the Vatican, and the Pope declared him a Venerable Servant of God in mid-March. Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson made the following statement regarding the Pope’s remarks: “This morning, Pope Benedict reminded America’s clergy that the secret of the impressive growth of…

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Supreme Knight Reports on New Possible Miracle

At the 130th Supreme Convention in Anaheim, Calif., Supreme Knight Carl Anderson announced that a new investigation has been launched into a possible miracle through the intercession of Father McGivney. In his Annual Report, delivered on Aug. 7, Anderson said: “The strength of the ties of the Knights of Columbus to the Church has no greater example than the advancement of the Cause for Canonization of our founder, the Venerable Servant of God Michael McGivney. As his cause continues, our postulator in Rome recently received very encouraging news about a possible miracle through the intercession of our founder. This development…

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Image of Fr. McGivney, welcomed at the pilgrimage’s second stop

After a week of stay at St. Joseph Parish, Pototan, Iloilo City, the Image of Fr. McGivney is now transferred to Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Culasi, Ajuy, Iloilo City last September 30, 2012. Spearheaded by Visayas Deputy Rodrigo Sorongon with State Treasurer Jun Jo and Provincial Deputy Vic Buendia, together with K of C members and the Image, they caravanned from Pototan up to the town of Banate where they were met by Brother Knights of Northern Iloilo. From Banate, a procession was held towards Our Lady of Fatima Parish with approximately 30 honor guards. The parish priest warmly…

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Fr. McGivney image in Visayas Jurisdiction begins making rounds

The Image of Fr. Michael J. McGivney was welcomed by Knights of Columbus Visayas Jurisdiction members at St. Joseph Parish, Pototan, Iloilo City as it was transferred from Jaro Metropolitan Cathedral, Jaro, Iloilo City a week after the opening of the pilgrimage. Led by Provincial Deputy in Iloilo Province Central Vicente Buendia, together with K of C Brother Knights and lay parishioners, the 4-foot tall and gold-colored statue of Fr. McGivney was received last Sunday, September 23, 2012. The prayer vigil for the Cause for the Canonization of Fr. McGivney was facilitated by the parish priest Rev. Fr. Tom Delican….

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