Some 80 years before the Pilgrims voyaged west seeking religious freedom in the “New World,” the Catholic faith was already embraced by some longtime inhabitants of North and South America — the native people.
Thomas Willis joined his local Knights of Columbus council in Blessed Trinity Parish in Breezy Point as soon as it was formed in 2020. He’s 19 years old.
The Blessed Michael McGivney Pilgrimage Center in New Haven has opened an online exhibition centering on the Knights of Columbus connection with baseball, which spans almost a century and a half.
The Knights of Columbus named the Steciak family of Rembieszyce, Poland, as the organization’s 2021 International Family of the Year.
The new CEO of the Knights of Columbus said the international fraternal organization’s members “are poised to lead the way toward recovery and a future of renewal.”
At his installation at St. Mary’s Parish on June 11, the new Supreme Knight of Columbus called on the Knights and faithful “to dedicate ourselves to Christ and the Eucharist.”
Summer is traditionally the season when families leave town on vacation, and church life often slows to a crawl. But in a year unlike any other, churches across the diocese are seeking to return to “normalcy” by hosting summertime events to entertain those parishioners who opt for “staycations.”
When Bob Tuszynski heard about a request in May 2020 for buglers and trumpeters to perform “Taps” at 3 p.m. on Memorial Day, he jumped at the opportunity.
An obscene message was spray-painted on the base of the Christopher Columbus monument in Columbus Circle over the weekend.
The Knights of Columbus/St. Ambrose Council #1463, College Point, has donated more than $100,000 to two Queens parishes and a diocesan group in the name of evangelization and helping local youth.