Faith Director

Fred Burton faith@kofcnc.org Devotions 103 (Whom Shall I Send?) Imagine yourself as a young man who’s spent four years in college where you’ve chosen your career and met your future wife. You’ve both actively participated in the Catholic campus ministry and, having graduated, you’re ready to move ahead in your spiritual journey. Or perhaps you’ve been through RCIA and rejoiced …

Faith Director

Fred Burton faith@kofcnc.org Devotions 101: (Individual Devotions) The Knights of Columbus, as a Catholic lay organization, is now stressing our spiritual development as the true motivation for our charitable and fraternal programs. Devotions toward this end can be categorized into three general areas: Individual Family Group We’ve had some regular group devotions  – Fifth Sunday Rosary, Silver Rose, Consecration to …

Faith Director

Fred Burton faith@kofcnc.org “Spiritual Reflection” Opportunity! – Man Fully Alive Conference, July 21st, Apex NC WOW! We haven’t yet finished Leadership Training and we hear of a great program opportunity! You’ll recall the new program line-up has four Required Programs. In the Faith category, it’s “Spiritual Reflection”, which can be a retreat or day of reflection.  Happily, there’s a men’s …

Family Director

Fred Burton familydirector@kofcnc.org Heads-Up for New Council Officers! First:  Vital things that need to be done soon. Budget – Plan what you want to do, the cost and then your fundraisers. SP-7 due June 30  (if you didn’t turn it in at the State Convention); get a head start on next year’s by penciling in all the programs you regularly …

Church Director

Solidarity in Suffering Worthy Brothers, On November 26th, the Knights of Columbus will join the USCCB in sponsoring a day of “Solidarity in Suffering” for persecuted Christians. Part of what we are asked to do is pray also pray for Isis. I know this is not an easy thing, and will not pretend that it is, but instead I am …

Church Director

Worthy Brothers, I write to you today to tell you about one of the greatest movements I have heard of in a while. 100 years ago at Fatima, Our Lady said that God wished to establish in the world devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Our Lady said that many souls would be saved from Hell and the annihilation …

Building The Domestic Church

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 called for a new missionary spirit among Catholics. “By her very nature the Church is missionary,” the pope wrote. “She abounds in effective charity and a compassion that understands, assists and promotes” (179). This challenge has …