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Month: May 2019

Alabama Knight Recounts Pilgrimage to Lourdes
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Alabama Knight Recounts Pilgrimage to Lourdes

United States Marine Corps Master Sgt. Ryan Leach, a member of Knights of Council 4083 in Tuscaloosa, AL, shared the following after returning from Lourdes France earlier this week. Learn more about the program at the Warriors to Lourdes website. I just returned from the annual Knights of Columbus Warriors to Lourdes pilgrimage. It was a trip of a lifetime and I appreciate the planning and sponsorships that allowed me to participate. Every year the Knights of Columbus sends a U.S. delegation to Lourdes on a pilgrimage and also to participate in the Pelerinage Militaire International (PMI), which is a multi-national pilgrimage that involves approximately 12,000 people from 50 countries. Many nations, many languages, one faith and one prayer for peace. Lourdes is a truly amazing place ...
Alabama Knights Celebrate “A Legacy of Charity” in Birmingham
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Alabama Knights Celebrate “A Legacy of Charity” in Birmingham

Members of the Alabama Knights of Columbus from across the state gathered on April 26th, 27th, and 28th in Birmingham to share fellowship, elect officers, and celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday at the Hilton Birmingham at UAB hotel and conference center at their 116th annual state convention. With nearly 2 million members, the Knights of Columbus are the world’s largest lay-Catholic family fraternal benefits society.  Founded in 1882 by Fr. Michael J. McGivney, the men of the Knights of Columbus are dedicated to their principles of Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism.  In 2017 alone, the Knights of Columbus worldwide provided charitable work with an unprecedented $185.6 million in donations and 75.6 million hours of service provided worldwide. The group gathered Friday f...