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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.
By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted Jan 04, 2018
A Time for Resolution
January is a time when we stop and reflect on the year past, and with that reflection usually comes a promise, made to ourselves in the form of a resolution, to better ourselves in some way.
By David “Reggie” R Vasquez, Visions Chairman
Posted Jan 04, 2018
New Year Resolutions
Did you ever put on a few pounds too many and then resolve to lose them at first opportunity? Did you ever procrastinate and put off doing something you figured you’d have plenty of time to resolve and get done?
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”?

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