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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

One year with Pope Francis

The first year of Pope Francis could well be seen along the path of the “new springtime of Christian life” that Pope John Paul II foresaw in his apostolic letter “Tertio Millennio Adveniente” issued at the threshold of the Great Jubilee Year 2000. Or the “aggiornamento” that Pope John XIII contemplated when he
started “opening the windows” of the church at the celebration of the Second Vatican Council in 1962. Pope Francis canonized both these great popes on April 27, 2014.

The first year of Pope Francis saw the flowering of two important documents, namely: the encyclical letter Lumen Fidei in June 2013 and the apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium in November 24, 2013. It may be said that both documents just put into writing what the new pope has been doing and saying all along since he assumed the Petrine ministry in March 2013—and even early on as Jorge Mario Cardinal Bergoglio, archbishop of Buenos Aires.

The new pope’s lifestyle of simplicity and real-life witness in poverty immediately and spontaneously endeared the world, even among non-Christians. Stories of him residing at the dorm instead of the apostolic palace, using a second hand car instead of the pope’s limousine, carrying his own bag as he goes up the plane, reaching out to the poor, the marginalized, the sinful and the disfigured are some of Francis’ routines that captivated people including netizens in social media, even as they followed his tweets and daily homilies at the small chapel of Domus Santae Marthae. All these talked louder than what he said. It was, as it were, a spontaneous manifestation of living daily the “joy of the Gospel”.

The Pontiff ’s witness to God’s saving love has captured the imagination of the world, according to Supreme Knight Carl Anderson. And this penetrates the very core of the Order. “At this moment in the history of the Church, the Knights of Columbus has an extraordinary opportunity to serve on the frontline with Pope Francis in his witness of charity… In a private audience with the supreme officers and directors Oct. 20, the Holy Father praised the “quite strength, integrity and fidelity” of our Order. He thanked us for our commitment to charity, and he challenged us to continue this work… let us adopt a new missionary spirit and reaffirm—with quiet strength, integrity and fidelity—our commitment to a charity that evangelizes. Let us proceed in this great work in the tradition of the Knights of Columbus: as a Catholic brotherhood building greater communities of charity, unity and fraternity,” wrote Anderson in Columbia.

This “charity that evangelizes” was the spirit that inspired the members of the Order in the Philippines to take on the challenge of Pope Francis, especially in the face of most fatal calamities that struck the Visayas in 2013.

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