Thursday, October 22

Life

2019-2020 Awards Winners
Community, Faith, Family, Life, News

2019-2020 Awards Winners

These Award Winners for the 2019-2020 Fraternal Year were announced during the State Organizational Meeting held July 11. Congratulations to all the winners. Faith Programs State Deputy Award Runner-upGadsden Council 3568Grand Knight Jim Ford State Deputy AwardSt. Joseph the Worker, Gardendale, Council 10354Grand Knight Ken Friedrich Supreme Award"2nd Annual Spiritual Reflection Retreat"Tuscaloosa Council 4083Grand Knight John Pomerleau Tuscaloosa Council 4083's 2nd Annual Spiritual Reflection Retreat Community Programs State Deputy Award Runner-upPrince of Peace, Hoover, Council 11537Grand Knight Jeffrey Allen State Deputy AwardGadsden Council 3568Grand Knight Jim Ford Supreme Award"2020 Awards Banquet"Immaculate Conception, Mobile, Council 4888Grand Knight Ni...
Novena for Life 2020
Faith in Action, Life, News

Novena for Life 2020

A Novena for Life sponsored by Knights of Columbus Alabama State Council will be held from January 21st until January 29th to pray for a culture of life and civilization of love in our community, nation and world.  Each evening beginning at 8pm Central Time, attendees may join on the phone or via the internet to lift our voices in prayer.  This year, we will also hold prayers in Spanish beginning at 8:15pm Central Time. A novena is a period of sustained prayer over nine days for a particular intention. Community members are encouraged to pray in their homes or to join us via telephone or online on each of the nine days of the novena.The protection of life is a sustained prayer intention of the Catholic Church and of the Knights of Columbus. A Nov...
“Tootsie Roll” 5K Run/Walk in support of Madison City Schools Intellectual Disabilities students
Life, News

“Tootsie Roll” 5K Run/Walk in support of Madison City Schools Intellectual Disabilities students

The Knights of Columbus of Madison is conducting a fundraising drive during the months of October and November 2019 as part of a nationwide campaign, held annually, to aid local agencies that support people with Intellectual Disabilities. This year we are conducting our second annual 5K Run/Walk in an effort to increase our fundraising and involve the community. In addition to our standard methods of storefront (stand in storefronts and hand out Tootsie Rolls) and pass through solicitations (facilitate the donations from businesses directly to an agency), our “Tootsie Roll” 5K Run/Walk provides the opportunity for community participation and support. The 5K will be held on November 2, 2019 at the Bradford Creek Greenway, with the race start and finish at Heritage Elementary School. ...
Governor Kay Ivey’s Proclamation for October 2019
Life, News

Governor Kay Ivey’s Proclamation for October 2019

Ron Belz, the Alabama State Council Intellectual Disabilities Chairman has passed along the proclamation from Governor Kay Ivey stating October 2019 as "Knights of Columbus Citizens with Intellectual Disabilities Awareness Month" in Alabama. The PDF of this proclamation is provided below.
Novena for Life 2019
Faith in Action, Life, News

Novena for Life 2019

A Novena for Life sponsored by Knights of Columbus Alabama State Council will be held from May 5th until May 13th to pray for a culture of life and civilization of love in our community, nation and world.  Each evening beginning at 8pm Central Time, attendees may join on the phone or via the internet to lift our voices in prayer. A novena is a period of sustained prayer over nine days for a particular intention. Community members are encouraged to pray in their homes or to join us via telephone or online on each of the nine days of the novena.The protection of life is a sustained prayer intention of the Catholic Church and of the Knights of Columbus. A Novena for Life is meant to bring Knights of Columbus and parish familie stogether in a spiritual battle to lead their communities, thr...
Thank You on 1,000 ultrasound machines
Life, News

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...
Faith In Action Program Model
Community, Faith, Faith in Action, Family, Life

Faith In Action Program Model

On April 6, 2018, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson announced the introduction of the Faith in Action program model. Although Surge…with Service has served us well through the years, this replacement model is being implemented in order to simplify our program structure and better align programs under main priority areas. Overall Faith in Action Model: Q: What is Faith in Action? A: Faith in Action will be the new umbrella for all Supreme Council-recommended programs, replacing Surge…with Service. Q: Why the need for the change? A: Surge...with Service has provided a strong foundation for Knights of Columbus programming over the nearly five decades of its life cycle. During that time we have added and removed various programs. While our mission remains unchanged, it has evolved to meet a changi...