More from Aleteia

Not Prepared to Donate?

Here are 5 ways you can still help Aleteia:

  1. Pray for our team and the success of our mission
  2. Talk about Aleteia in your parish
  3. Share Aleteia content with friends and family
  4. Turn off your ad blockers when you visit
  5. Subscribe to our free newsletter and read us daily
Thank you!
Team Aleteia

Subscribe

Aleteia

Pope praises “distinguished history” of Knights of Columbus:

Share

Some 2,500 members of charitable organization and family are gathered in Baltimore for annual convention

As the Knights of Columbus are having their annual Supreme Convention, with some 2,500 Knights and family members gathered at the Baltimore Convention Center, Pope Francis has sent his greetings and well-wishes to participants in the event.

Sent through the pope’s secretary of state, the message says that the Holy Father wanted to “convey his warm good wishes to all present, together with the assurance of his closeness in prayer.”

This is the 136th convention, and is dedicated to the theme: Knights of Columbus: Knights of Charity.

The papal message said that this theme “clearly evokes the founding spirit and the distinguished history of your Order.”

“It was the inseparable bond of faith and charity that led Venerable Father Michael McGivney and the first Knights to establish a fraternal society committed to the Christian formation and mutual support of its members,” the pontiff noted.

~

Find “inspiring stories” from the Knights of Columbus here at Aleteia.

Newsletter
Get Aleteia delivered to your inbox. Subscribe here.
Aleteia offers you this space to comment on articles. This space should always reflect Aleteia values.
[See Comment Policy]
Readers like you contribute to Aleteia's Mission.

Since our inception in 2012, Aleteia’s readership has grown rapidly worldwide. Our team is committed to a mission of providing articles that enrich, inspire and inform a Catholic life. That's why we want our articles to be freely accessible to everyone, but we need your help to do that. Quality journalism has a cost (more than selling ads on Aleteia can cover). That's why readers like you make a major difference by donating as little as $3 a month.