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By David “Reggie” R Vasquez, Visions Chairman
Posted Jun 01, 2017
Make the Case for Religious Liberty
This year’s theme for Fortnight for Freedom 2017, sponsored by the USCCB (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops) is “Freedom for Mission”.
By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted Jun 01, 2017
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. In 1850, Catholics made up only five percent of the U.S. population.
By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted May 14, 2017
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 11, 2017
Mothers and Fathers
For the last seventeen years, I’ve been privileged to teach at a Catholic school (grades Pre-K through 8th grade).
By David “Reggie” R Vasquez, Visions Chairman
Posted Apr 09, 2017
Easter Joy.
Throughout the Lenten, Triduum, and Easter seasons Catholics everywhere have been focused on the Cross, the death, and the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.
By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted Apr 03, 2017
Vivat Jesus – a Timeless Call to Faith
Vivat Jesus. This phrase is the Latin motto of our Order and our Order’s official greeting.
By David “Reggie” R Vasquez, Visions Chairman
Posted Mar 02, 2017
Mass for Celebration and Protection of the Family
If you are adventurous enough to go digitally exploring on your favorite web search device and land at the Order’s Supreme office web site (http://www.kofc.org) and look toward the top of the home page, you will notice a small block of print that spells out: Our Faith ˑ CIS.
By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted Mar 02, 2017
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.
By David “Reggie” R Vasquez, Visions Chairman
Posted Feb 03, 2017
Let’s Take a Moment to Meditate
Since February is usually considered a month when we turn our attention to thoughts of love due to the Valentine Day influence, let’s take a moment to meditate on the words of St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
By Tony Slagle, Texas State Council Historian
Posted Feb 01, 2017
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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