| In 2015, the Knights of Columbus announced a new initiative: Building the Domestic Church While Strengthening Our Parish. It combines two great traditions of the Knights of Columbus: building up Catholic family life and strengthening parish life.
Our councils thrive within the parish, and every parish can be strengthened by the work of a Knights of Columbus council. It is time that the Knights of Columbus step up and be a dynamic engine within the parish that promotes Catholic family life and new charitable initiatives, and that calls Catholic men to greater spiritual formation and evangelical action.
And these programs will do one more thing: They will help make our parishes more family friendly, especially for young families. What we do in our families and parishes will change the history of the Catholic Church in our communities and help to ensure its future.
The strong right arm of the Catholic Church must also be the strong right arm of the parish church.
Through the Building the Domestic Church Initiative we strive to assist your pastor. Through the programs that we do to assist our pastors, we...
Excerpt from Supreme Knight Anderson’s address on Building the Domestic Church In his apostolic exhortation Evangelium Gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel), Pope Francis...