U.S. bishops’ leader calls Charlottesville violence ‘abhorrent acts of hatred’

As political and religious leaders across America denounced Saturday’s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, triggered by a large white supremacist rally, the leader of the country’s Catholic bishops said, “The abhorrent acts of hatred on display in Charlottesville are an attack on the unity of our nation and therefore summon us all to fervent prayer and peaceful action.” Read More


Larry and Beth Odom and their children were named this year’s International Family of the Year during the Awards Session of the 135th Supreme Council meeting in St. Louis, August 2. Read More

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August – Fr. McGivney

By David “Reggie” R Vasquez, Visions Chairman

This month we honor our founder Fr. Michael J. McGivney. Read More

August – Celebrate the Life & Legacy of Father McGivney

By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian

In March of 1882, in the basement of a small church in New Haven, Connecticut, a young parish priest met with two dozen men to discuss forming a Catholic fraternal organization to serve the needs of those parish families in financial need due to the illness or death of a family’s primary bread winner. Read More

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In the past decade Texas membership has grown to 106,961 Knights and their families. The Order overall continues to grow and build upon its rich tradition of charitable work and spiritual formation. Various new charitable initiatives, as well as ongoing partnerships with organizations such as Special Olympics, have given Knights countless opportunities to practice what John Paul II called “a charity which evangelizes.” Read More

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