Faith In Action

Why the Name Knights of Columbus?

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Why Knights of Columbus? When Father McGivney, the son of Irish immigrants, proposed a name for the fraternal and charitable organization in 1882, his choice was “Sons of Columbus.” After debate with the founding members — all of them laymen, most of them Irish — the group finally settled upon “Knights of Columbus.” While “Knights” […]

Faith In Action

Family Week

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A Higher Purpose Dedicate a week to celebrate our families. Councils plan a special week for their parish celebrating family life. Activities presented in this program will strengthen the parish community and affirm the central importance of Catholic family life. Overview Knights of Columbus councils will dedicate a special week of the year to recognize […]