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By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted Dec 05, 2017
Knights Promote True Meaning of Christmas Holiday
“Keep Christ in Christmas.”  To the faithful, that sentiment is one that is easily understood. Celebrating the birth of Jesus is “the Reason for the Season!” Yet every year, it seems that “reason” is under attack.
By David “Reggie” R Vasquez, Visions Chairman
Posted Dec 05, 2017
Keep Christ in Christmas
Slogans, we hear them all the time. We like them, we identify with them. How about “Texas Strong”? It’s got a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? How about “Don’t Mess with Texas”?
By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted Nov 03, 2017
Knights Give Thanks by Giving Back
As candidates going through our Admission Degree, we learn the importance of charity as a theological and practical virtue.
By David “Reggie” R Vasquez, Visions Chairman
Posted Oct 31, 2017
November Thanks
November is a month of remembrances. We remember and honor the saints to begin the month. Quickly thereafter we follow with a remembrance of all souls, especially those who have passed away and were known to us.
By David “Reggie” R Vasquez, Visions Chairman
Posted Oct 03, 2017
Christopher Columbus
In the September 2017 issue of the Columbia magazine, author Gerald Korson wrote and submitted an article called “Christopher Columbus and Fake History”.
By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted Oct 01, 2017
Knights Preserve and Reflect Columbus’ Vision
October is the month that we celebrate the patron and namesake of our Order, Christopher Columbus. In recent years, Columbus Day has spurred a debate about the legacy of the man the holiday is meant to celebrate.
By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted Sep 06, 2017
“Building the Domestic Church While Strengthening our Parish,”
With a full understanding of the role the Knights of Columbus serve at the local level, this initiative tasks Councils to become even more active in our parish communities because they are uniquely situated to strengthen parish life. As Supreme Knight Anderson explained, “We are truly positioned today to move to a new level of service as the strong right arm of our parish.”
By David “Reggie” R Vasquez, Visions Chairman
Posted Sep 06, 2017
“Join a Ministry”
As the state of Texas is experiencing first hand a truly overwhelming test of ministering to one another, it is a good time to reflect on the true meaning of Christian ministry.
By David “Reggie” R Vasquez, Visions Chairman
Posted Jul 31, 2017
August – Fr. McGivney
This month we honor our founder Fr. Michael J. McGivney.
By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted Jul 31, 2017
August – Celebrate the Life & Legacy of Father McGivney
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.

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