K N I G H T S I N AC T I O N B G L O B A L I M P A C T
ince Blessed Michael McGivney founded the Knights of Columbus in 1882, the Order has grown to 2 million members, with local councils spanning three continents. Putting their faith into action in their parishes and communities, Knights throughout the world are united in service to the Church, to families and to neighbors in need.
Members of Westbridge Council 7922 in Weston-Woodbridge, Ontario, return a statue of Blessed Michael McGivney to Knights of Columbus Park in North York after having it cleaned in honor of Father McGivneyâ€™s Oct. 31 beatification. The council installed the statue in 2003, soon after the neighborhood park was named to recognize the Knightsâ€™ service to the community.
Philippines Criscencio Legaspi (left) and Eduardo Abrera, members of Mary, Queen of Heaven and Earth-Lancaster Council 16575 in Imus City, Luzon South, fit a prosthetic hand for a person whose limb had been amputated following a fishing injury. The council provides prostheses in partnership with the LN4 Hand Project, a nonprofit based in San Francisco that supplies free prosthetic hands for people in need worldwide. 30
United States Members of Ghanaian Catholic Council 6305 in East Hartford, Conn., prepare to distribute more than 50 Thanksgiving food baskets at St. Isaac Jogues Church Food Pantry in November 2020. Felix Mensah (second from right), coordinator of the food pantry, invited his fellow Knights and their families to help with the annual event.
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