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Month: January 2019

Family of the Month December 2018 Winners
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Family of the Month December 2018 Winners

Congratulations to the families of Tony Dailey of Council 5164 in Birmingham, Paul Boike of Council 10354 in Gardendale, and Michael Lenz of Council 11672 in Huntsville.  They were three Alabama families out of the 100 “Family of the Month” reporting forms drawn at random from among all entries received at the Supreme Council office for the month. You can learn more about the program, submit an entry online, and be among councils 4083, 5164, 10232, 10354, 11480, 11672, and 16248 who submitted forms for their Family of the Month.
Thank You on 1,000 ultrasound machines
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Thank You on 1,000 ultrasound machines

On January 14, the Supreme Knight dedicated the 1,000th ultrasound machine placed in pregnancy centers around the world. View a map of those locations. Yesterday, the Knights of Columbus released this video from the Supreme Knight thanking all those involved. You have achieved the greatest humanitarian project in the history of the Knights of Columbus. Carl A. Anderson, Supreme Knight https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0AI7uR5iEY Ultrasound Initiative Overview The Knights of Columbus works together as an organization to purchase ultrasound machines for qualifying pregnancy centers. After the state and/or local council raises 50% of the cost, the Knights of Columbus Supreme Council will provide the other 50% to complete funding for purchase of an ultrasound. Or, if the cou...
A message from the Supreme Knight
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A message from the Supreme Knight

Dear Brother Knight:There have been times in our country’s past when uninformed or prejudiced people questioned whether Catholics could be good citizens or honest public servants. That’s why Father McGivney chose the name “Columbus” for our Order — because the discoverer was the Catholic figure from American history most admired and accepted at the time. In fact, from our founding in 1882, until the election of Brother Knight John F. Kennedy in 1960, many still held that Catholics were unfit for public office. Throughout that time, the Knights of Columbus worked to counter such prejudice.Sadly, it seems that in some quarters, this prejudice remains.i  First, in 2017 a Notre Dame law professor was deemed unfit for a federal judgeship by a United States Senator who feared that “the dogma li...