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Entries for July 2020

Small-Town Knights Respond to Big Needs
Father Francis Pitka Council 6323 in Indiana served more than 1,000 meals, raised money for local charities, police and fire departments By Andrew Fowler 7/20/2020   Father Francis Pitka Council 6323 organizes, cooks and hand-out free meals to those in need in the Syracuse, Ind., community. Credit: Image courtesy Jeffery Goralczyk The Knights of Columbus Fathe...

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RELIEF FOR OUR NEIGHBORS AT RISK
Knights in New Mexico and Hawaii aid indigenous communities stricken by coronavirus by Carl Bunderson 7/1/2020 Jeremy Boucher, Lance Tanner and Supreme Director Patrick Mason — all members of Fray Marcos Council 1783 in Gallup — unload a trailer of supplies for the Acoma people in New Mexico. The Knights organized a COVID-19 Relief Canteen to bring supplie...

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A History of Knights and Native Peoples
K of C’s charity and advocacy for Native Americans and First Nation tribes began as early as the 20th century By Andrew Fowler 7/10/2020   Students of Sapa Un Catholic Academy on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota show off their new coats, which they received through the Knights of Columbus Coats for Kids program. K of C leaders visited the acade...

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KNIGHTS HELP SEMINARIAN REALIZE CHILDHOOD DREAM
Since he was a kid, this Knight always wanted to be a priest. Now he’s close to graduating seminary. By William Nardi 6/26/2020   During the Jubilee year of 2000, Rory Traynor’s parents returned to the Church. Then on Easter of 2001, Traynor, along with eight of his brothers and sisters, was baptized and officially received into the Church. At that poi...

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AS YOU RETURN TO THE PEW

Posted on July 01, 2020 in: General News

AS YOU RETURN TO THE PEW
A seven- step guide for attending Mass after lockdown By Gerald Korson 6/26/2020   Image by Jair Ferreira Belafacce/Getty Images In many parts of the U.S. and Canada, churches had been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But now, Masses are resuming in a limited fashion, with social-distancing guidelines implemented in various ways by dioceses and local parish...

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