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By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted Jun 03, 2018
Defending Religious Freedom
The defense of religious liberty is engrained in the very DNA of the Knights of Columbus. The Order was founded on the heels of unparalleled growth of Catholicism in America.
By David “Reggie” R Vasquez, Visions Chairman
Posted Jun 03, 2018
June: Religious Freedom Week
For the past several years the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops have sponsored and promoted “A Fortnight for Freedom”.
By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted May 01, 2018
Defense of Traditional Marriage
In my March article, I remarked at length about Father McGivney’s belief that the preservation of the family was vital to future of the nation, and I wrote about what the Knights have done to strengthen the cause of the family throughout its 130 plus year history, especially in the face of ever-present pressures of the modern, secular worldview.
By David “Reggie” R Vasquez, Visions Chairman
Posted May 01, 2018
Family Life
Many of you recall a time when you had the reading assignment, or just for the pure pleasure of it, read the book called “To Kill a Mockingbird”.
By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted Apr 03, 2018
Vivat Jesus – a Timeless Call to Faith
Vivat Jesus. This phrase is the Latin motto of our Order and our Order’s official greeting. While many of us have heard those words spoken, or have seen them written, how many of us have given thought to what the phase actually means? How many of us have ever used the phrase? In English, Vivat Jesus translates to “Jesus Lives.”
By David “Reggie” R Vasquez, Visions Chairman
Posted Apr 03, 2018
Easter Joy
Nobody thought it could happen. Nobody could quite comprehend it, nor could they imagine it being possible.
By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted Mar 09, 2018
March Theme – Strengthen our Families
Father McGivney believed that the family was the strong pillar of society and its preservation was vital to future of the nation and the Church.  Parish Priest by Douglas Brinkley and Julie Fenster, explains that Father McGivney was “fascinated by the power derived [by the family] — not through need, but on the contrary, through being needed.
By David “Reggie” R Vasquez, Visions Chairman
Posted Mar 09, 2018
Mass for Families
As we progress in our formation as Knights of Columbus, we hear often that family comes first. And, we learn that all Knights at the Council, District, Diocesan, State, National, and International levels are also family.
By David “Reggie” R Vasquez, Visions Chairman
Posted Feb 07, 2018
Christ Centered Men, Families and Councils
In the middle of this month, on St. Valentine’s Day, the liturgical season of Lent begins.
By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted Feb 07, 2018
CHARITY IN ACTION – Financial Security for Catholic Families
In February 1882, eleven men were examined for life insurance at St Mary’s Parish in New Haven, Connecticut.

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