State Council News


Posted Nov 27, 2017
New Digital Texas Knight!
A New Digital Edition of the Texas Knight is Available!

Posted Dec 07, 2017
DIOCESE OF VICTORIA RECEIVES MAJOR GIFT FROM KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
On Saturday December 2nd at the evening Banquet for the Texas State Council’s Mid-Year Meeting of District Deputies, Associate State Chaplain Bishop Brendan Cahill received a donation of $150,000 from the Knights of Columbus.

Posted Dec 05, 2017
Pope Francis Names Fr. Mario Alberto Avilés as Auxiliary Bishop of Brownsville
WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has named Fr. Mario Alberto Avilés, C.O., up until now the Procurator General of the Congregation of the Oratory, as Auxiliary Bishop of Brownsville, Texas.

Posted Nov 08, 2017
Border Mass
I am very pleased to inform you that on November 4, 2017 the El Paso Diocese of the Knights of Columbus were able to help and be involved with the Border Mass held on the Rio Grande and also present the Silver Rose to Cd Juarez. The Mass usually takes place at the border with an altar on each side and a fence dividing the two countries.

Posted Nov 06, 2017
St. John Paul II Life Centeer
Within two months, the Knights of Columbus raised over $88,000 toward a new sonogram for the Center and Clinic!!!

Posted Nov 02, 2017
THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS PROVIDES SWIFT RELIEF FOLLOWING RECENT NATURAL DISASTERS
To provide relief to those affected by catastrophic natural disasters that struck the southern United States, Mexico and the Caribbean beginning in late August, the Knights of Columbus launched a nationwide appeal for donations and mobilized at the local, state and national levels to deliver food, water and other necessities to those in need.

Posted Oct 26, 2017
PENCE PLEDGES AID TO CHRISTIANS
Vice President Mike Pence pledged that the U.S. government will provide direct aid to Christians in the Middle East, singling out the Knights of Columbus for “extraordinary work caring for the persecuted around the world.”

Posted Oct 13, 2017
Presentation of the 2016-2017 State Charity to Bishop Strickland of the Tyler Diocese
Presentation of the 2016-2017 State Charity to Bishop Strickland of the Tyler Diocese for the grand total of $18,000.

Posted Oct 10, 2017
Council 830 and City of Denison Join in Rehabilitation of Seniors Homes
Last year, new member of the Knights Frank Ventura approached the members of Council 830 and proposed the council assist senior citizens in the community by improving the exterior of their homes that had fallen in disrepair.

Posted Oct 06, 2017
Knights aid those devastated by Hurricane Harvey
When the St. Charles Borromeo Knights of Columbus Council 13238 in Tacoma, Washington learned about the catastrophic hurricane that hit the Coastal Bend area of Texas on Aug. 25, they did not hesitate to swing into action.

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