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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.
By Jack Gunn, Membership Director
Posted Jul 08, 2016
The Guardians of Freedom
By Reggie Vasquez: A Serviceman/Servicewoman solemnly swears or affirms to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic, and that they will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; the enlisted ranks further promise to obey the orders of the President and the officers appointed over them and to abide by a Uniform Code of Military justice.
By Alfredo Vela, State Treasurer
Posted Jul 04, 2016
Final Membership Numbers
The final numbers are in. 1.    Circle of Honor-Supreme Goal was 4550, we brought in 4735.  We were over by 185.  We met our Net Goal and our Net/Net Goal.  Proud to say our State Deputy will be walking across the stage, again.
By Doug Oldmixon, State Deputy
Posted Mar 19, 2016
Address to 4th Annual Central Texas Catholic Men’s Conference at San Jose Parish
134 years ago on March 29 the CT State Assembly issued a charter to a fledgling mutual benefit society, authorizing it to begin a modest program of supporting and protecting its members and their families.
By Alfredo Vela, Membership Director
Posted Feb 25, 2016
The Homestretch
My Brother Knights, we are about to hit the homestretch for this fraternal year.  We are well past our half-way point.  Some of you are right on track to meet your goals.
By Terry Simonton, State Deputy
Posted Jul 21, 2015
The Largest Jurisdiction in the Order
We have just completed the 2014-2015 Fraternal Year. I want to thank everyone for a tremendous year. With all your hard work and dedication, Texas is once again in the Circle of Honor.

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