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By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted Dec 01, 2016
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. Both from the overt commercialism of the season, and from protests by the more secular forces in our society.
By David “Reggie” R Vasquez, Visions Chairman
Posted Nov 06, 2016
Giving Thanks by Giving Back
November is a month traditionally reserved for honoring saints, remembering our departed, and giving thanks for all we have and are.
By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted Nov 01, 2016
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 Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted Oct 04, 2016
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 David “Reggie” R Vasquez, Visions Chairman
Posted Oct 02, 2016
Columbus Day
Each October 12th we celebrate Columbus Day which commemorates the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World on October 12th, 1492.
By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted Sep 15, 2016
Fully Engage With Your Parish – Join a Ministry
At the midyear meeting in San Antonio last year, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson announced a new initiative “Building the Domestic Church While Strengthening our Parish,” that would embrace Pope Francis’ call for a more active alliance between the Church and the family.
By David “Reggie” R Vasquez, Visions Chairman
Posted Sep 07, 2016
Join A Ministry
In service to one. In service to all.
By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted Aug 09, 2016
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.
By David “Reggie” R Vasquez, Visions Chairman
Posted Aug 06, 2016
Regarding Venerable Servant of God, Fr. Michael J.McGivney
Brother Knights, Families, & Friends: Taking a quick look in our Leader Success Planner, we can see that from August 8th through 14th is designated as Knights of Columbus Family Week Celebration and that on the 12th it is the Venerable Michael McGivney’s Birthday.
By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted Jul 20, 2016
Honor the Guardians of Freedom Who Serve Our Nation
Ask anybody to name a service organization founded to provide morale and recreation services to our troops at home and abroad, and the common answer will be the U.S.O.

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