- Oct 26, 2020
The campus of The Catholic University of America in Washington is graced with a statue of Father Michael J. McGivney outside McGivney Hall on campus, but inside its archives is a special collection on the legacy of the soon-to-be-beatified founder of the Knights of Columbus.
Harrison Butker’s impact on the football field is tremendous. As the kicker for the Kansas City Chiefs, he was a vital component to the team’s victory in Super Bowl LIV. But the morning after the game, as he told the attendees at the Knights of Columbus 55th annual College Councils Conference, he still had to take out the garbage. This simple act was a humbling reminder to him while on top of the football world.
The Knights of Columbus has donated $10,000 to Our Lady of Solace Church in the Diocese of Brooklyn, New York, after a vandal desecrated the parish’s beloved statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Jaime Morales grew up in Mexico. Today, he lives in Wyoming, and has been a Knight of Columbus for more than 15 years. Whether by helping with fundraisers or building a pregnancy resource center, he has committed himself to serving others.
Every day Knights of Columbus live out the principles of charity, unity and fraternity, and through this daily witness in society, they must redouble their efforts to combat racism, violence and hatred, the top Knight told his confreres.
A new Blessed Michael McGivney Pilgrimage Center planned by the Knights of Columbus will focusing on “the spirituality and charitable vision of our founder and his legacy,” said Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson in announcing the new center Aug. 4.