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by Solène Tadié Lourdes, France, May 16, 2022 / 07:30 am The “invisible” wounds of war are at the heart of the eighth annual Warriors to Lourdes pilgrimage, taking place on May 10-16 during the 62nd International Military Pilgrimage at the shrine in southwestern France. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus in …

by Alejandro Bermudez Denver Newsroom, Mar 7, 2022 / 13:00 pm Much like 9/11 was a defining moment for the United States, “the brutal invasion of Ukraine will be a defining moment for the world,” and “the Knights of Columbus will have to be here for the long haul,” Supreme …

by Joe Bukuras Hartford, Conn., Oct 5, 2021 / 13:01 pm The Knights of Columbus are releasing a four part series presentation exploring the historical connection between the fraternal organization and America’s pastime, baseball. “For the Knights of Columbus,” the group wrote in an Oct. 1 statement, “the game served …

by Jonah McKeown Hartford, Conn., Aug 4, 2021 / 15:10 pm Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore, Supreme Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus, on Wednesday highlighted the similarities between St. John Vianney and Blessed Michael McGivney, the founder of the Knights. He made the comparison during his homily at a …

by Jonah McKeown Hartford, Conn., Aug 3, 2021 / 19:55 pm Patrick Kelly, the Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, highlighted the group’s charitable work amid the COVID-19 pandemic, announced plans to support faith formation initiatives, and lauded the group’s newly-beatified founder in a speech Tuesday. “Make no mistake: …

by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Feb 5, 2021 / 03:50 pm MT (CNA).- Patrick E. Kelly will be the next Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, the largest Catholic men’s fraternity in the world. He succeeds outgoing Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson, who stressed Kelly’s diplomatic and military background …

by Christine Rousselle Hartford, Conn., Oct 31, 2020 / 12:30 pm MT (CNA).- Fr. Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, was beatified October 31, at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford, Connecticut. He will now be known as “Blessed Michael McGivney” and his feast day will be …

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 30, 2020 / 10:20 am MT (CNA).- Fr. Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, will be beatified Oct. 31. This is the story of the miracle attributed to his prayers. Catholics have a whole host of saints to choose from in …

by Christine Rousselle New Haven, Conn., Oct 30, 2020 / 09:50 pm MT (CNA).- A prayer vigil for priests on the eve of the beatification of Ven. Michael McGivney took place Friday, October 30, at St. Mary’s Church in New Haven, the parish where McGivney served as a priest and …