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The Gift and Task of Unity

Posted on April 11, 2024 in: General News

The Gift and Task of Unity
Knights are called to pray and work for the unity that Christ wills for the Church and our families By Supreme Knight Patrick E. Kelly 4/1/2024 Source At a time when our culture and politics are more divided than ever, so too is there polarization within the Church. The Second Vatican Co...

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‘Spiritual Lifeboats’ on the Titanic
The three Catholic priests on the doomed ship heroically brought comfort and absolution to its passengers until the end By K.V. Turley 4/1/2024 Source On the night of April 14, 1912, as RMS Titanic plowed through the Atlantic, all appeared to be in order. It was to prove a tragic illusio...

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Sculpting Our Founder

Posted on April 11, 2024 in: General News

Sculpting Our Founder
An interview with artist Chas Fagan about the creative vision of his new statue of Blessed Michael McGivney 3/1/2024 Source “When I paint or sculpt a figure, I always feel like I get to know them,” says artist Chas Fagan. “It’s like adding one more person to the long...

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‘If You Need a Miracle’

Posted on April 04, 2024 in: General News

‘If You Need a Miracle’
When faced with unexpected trials, many turn to Blessed Michael McGivney as a friend and intercessor in heaven By John Burger 3/1/2024 Source Since Father Michael McGivney’s beatification in October 2020, countless people around the world have sought his intercession in times of ne...

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Praying for the Living and the Dead
Knights fund Mass stipends to benefit both Ukrainian priests and the faithful they serve By Karolina Świder and Solomiia Karpiv 3/26/2024 Source In Odesa, Ukraine, two years after the start of the war, one still cannot escape the constant shelling and the fear it generates — one ca...

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Sharing Talents

Posted on March 21, 2024 in: General News

Sharing Talents
Seven councils collaborate to paint homes at an Indiana community for adults with disabilities By Cecilia Engbert 3/19/2024 Source As Mike Catania, a member of Nativity of Our Savior Council 9114 in Portage, Indiana, helped his son Steven move into a new home in November 2021, he noticed...

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St. Joseph’s Eloquent Silence
The protector of the Holy Family teaches us how to listen to God’s voice and act decisively By Father Boniface Hicks, OSB 3/1/2024 Source “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word” (Lk 1:38). These well-known words of Mary, which we ...

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‘Exactly the Right Thing’

Posted on March 14, 2024 in: General News

‘Exactly the Right Thing’
Knights in North America show their unwavering solidarity with the Ukrainian people through material and spiritual support 3/12/2024 By Mary Christie Source To say that the war in Ukraine has resulted in a humanitarian crisis would be an understatement. Hundreds of thousands of families ...

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Embrace Your Mission

Posted on March 07, 2024 in: General News

Embrace Your Mission
God calls each of us uniquely, seeking to accomplish his plan in and through our lives By Supreme Knight Patrick E. Kelly 3/1/2024 Source Later this month, we will observe Good Friday on March 29, which also marks Founder’s Day — the 142nd anniversary of the founding of the K...

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Scholarships for Emerging Leaders
Hundreds of students receive financial assistance from the Knights each year By Cecilia Engbert 3/6/2024 Source For the 2023-2024 academic year, the Knights of Columbus Supreme Council awarded scholarships totaling close to $1.5 million to more than 500 students. Most recipients are the ...

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‘I Can, You Can, We Can!’

Posted on March 07, 2024 in: General News

‘I Can, You Can, We Can!’
Knights encourage Lenten almsgiving with 40 Cans for Lent food drives By Cecilia Engbert 2/28/2024 Source Dennis Chaput was lying awake at 4 in the morning in September 2010 when inspiration struck. As he tried to fall back to sleep after a diabetic attack, he heard God ask him to start ...

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Plunging with Purpose

Posted on March 07, 2024 in: General News

Plunging with Purpose
Virginia Knights surpass $1 million raised for Special Olympics through Polar Plunges since 2013 By Cecilia Engbert 2/28/2024 Source The shores of Virginia Beach are generally empty during the cold winter months, but that was not the case Feb. 3, the day of Virginia’s annual Polar ...

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New Midshipmen Knights

Posted on February 22, 2024 in: General News

New Midshipmen Knights
United States Naval Academy council nearly doubles in size with recent exemplification By Cecilia Engbert 2/21/2024 Source Seventeen midshipmen joined the Knights of Columbus council at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, during an exemplification ceremony Feb. 8, a s...

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‘A Special Time of Brotherhood’

Posted on February 22, 2024 in: General News

‘A Special Time of Brotherhood’
A K of C chaplain recalls the months he spent under Russian occupation in the Ukrainian city of Melitopol 2/14/2024 Source Father Oleksandr “Sashko” Bohomaz didn’t flee when Russian troops invaded Ukraine Feb. 24, 2022, nor when they captured his home, the city of Melitopo...

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Super Bowl Champ Says 'World Needs Knights'
Harrison Butker, Kansas City Chiefs kicker, spoke at 55th annual College Councils Conference by Andrew Fowler 9/21/2020 Source Harrison Butker’s impact on the football field is tremendous. As kicker for the Kansas City Chiefs, he was a vital component to the team’s victory in...

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‘Far Beyond Pearls’

Posted on February 22, 2024 in: General News

‘Far Beyond Pearls’
Spousal love and support, epitomized by the late Ann Dechant, make our work as Knights of Columbus possible By Supreme Knight Patrick E. Kelly 12/1/2023 Source Last month, on the feast of All Souls, I had the great honor to deliver the eulogy at the funeral of Ann L. Dechant, wife of the...

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Benefit Night

Posted on June 17, 2020 in: General News

Benefit Night
In an effort to best serve our families, and help work towards our fraternal founders award.Our agency is offering virtual benefit nights the next few weeks. Please share with your members, councils and assemblies so we can spread the news. Please use the specific links below for individual sessi...

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K of C Insurance Agents: Your Partners During COVID-19
Supporting your domestic church means helping keep your family financially protected. Our agents remain committed to offering you this protection By Matthew St. John 4/21/2020 Social distancing has put a lot of things on hold, but Knights of Columbus agents continue to serve members and their...

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A Catholic Career, Even in Times of Crisis
These are challenging times. Millions are unemployed. Thousands are sick. Few of us feel secure. And it's not yet clear where we go from here. I know one thing for certain: we need our fraternity and our faith now more than ever. Knights will need to serve as we always have. And we'll nee...

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Here We Grow! Career Opportunities Available
Have you ever considered: Being in business for yourself? Earning an income to match your potential and effort? Serving your community, your parish, and your fellow brother knights? As a Knights of Columbus field agent, your vocation will be to help and strengthen Catholic families in...

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Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM)
September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. When something is so valuable to your families forever financial future they dedicate a whole month to it. This month dedicate yourself to making sure that your families future is protected. The vast majority of Americans are uninsured or underinsured. Yo...

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Patriots Day Run

Posted on September 19, 2019 in: General News

Patriots Day Run
Our Agency is once again proud to be the Platinum Sponsor of the Patriots Day Run. This event is hosted each year by the Knights of Columbus St. Patrick 4th Degree Assembly in O’Fallon MO. It is held in remembrance of the tragedy of September 11th and directly supports our First Resp...

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Sales Conference: Midwest Agency Summit
In August, our team traveled to Kansas City Missouri to participate in the Midwest Agency Summit. While there, many of our team leaders presented on a variety of topics. The goal of this meeting was to share best practices in serving our Knights of Columbus families. Many topics were discussed inclu...

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Great Day Supporting Seminarian Scholarships
The KOFC Lister Agency is proud to support our seminarians as a Platinum sponsor of Annual 4th Degree St. Philippine Duchesne Assembly 571 Golf tournament. The event was held today at St. Peter's golf course. All proceeds go to seminarian scholarships. This tournament has raised close to $...

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Put Your Money Where Your Faith Is
HOW CAN FAITH AND FINANCES WORK TOGETHER? By Gerald Korson Does it make any difference which companies you support with your business? Perhaps it should. Businesses seek to make money, and many companies invest their earnings in stocks or mutual funds. They also often make generous contribu...

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