The highest honor of the Knights of Columbus was bestowed on Father Gerard E. Hammond, a Maryknoll priest who has engaged in a heroic mission over the past two decades by ministering to the people of North Korea. Father Hammond received the 13th Gaudium et Spes Award from Supreme Knight Carl Anderson at the annual States Dinner of the 135th Supreme Convention held Tuesday, August 1, in America’s Center in St. Louis.
Father Hammond, who is 83 years old and a priest for 57 years, serves…Continue
Many people in the Gulf Coast of Texas are reeling from the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey this weekend. Thousands have evacuated their homes, many of which have been damaged or destroyed.
The recovery process is going to be a long and painful one, and your support is urgently needed. Click here for a flyer that may be shared online or printed and…Continue
In his annual address delivered at the 135th Supreme Convention in St. Louis, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson announced a new initiative to rebuild a town in Iraq destroyed by ISIS.
The new initiative is part of the Order's continuing efforts to help Christians and other minorities who have suffered genocide in the Middle East.
The supreme knight also cited the major accomplishments of the Knights of Columbus, such as the Order’s record levels of charity, with over $177 million in…Continue