100 Years of Columbia!
|VOLUME 39 │ NUMBER 27 │ JULY 6, 2021|
|With summer in full swing, put Columbia on your vacation-time reading list. A special July/August issue celebrates the magazine’s 100th anniversary and marks the inaugural celebration of Blessed Michael McGivney’s feast day, Aug. 13. In addition, make your summer spiritually fruitful by taking up the supreme chaplain’s monthly challenge.|
|100 Years of ColumbiaOne hundred years ago (summer 1921), the first copy of Columbia was printed. This month’s issue looks at how the magazine has informed, formed and entertained Knights, their families and other readers over the last century. READ NOW|
|Solidarity in the StreetsFor three days and two nights, a group of 26 men — including 22 Knights — hit the streets of Austin, Texas, carrying only backpacks with toiletries, medicine and sleeping bags. During that time, they slept outdoors and made cardboard signs to beg for money to buy food. This “street retreat” with the homeless is a part of the Diocese of Austin’s diaconate formation program. WATCH VIDEOTo learn more, click here to read coverage in the June issue of Columbia.|
|Supreme Chaplain’s ChallengeThis month, Supreme Chaplain Archbishop William Lori challenges Knights to spend an hour a week in eucharistic adoration, reflecting on relying on God alone and becoming detached from the things of this world. Second, he challenges Knights to work with their pastor to implement the Faith in Action Holy Hour program.To read the full challenge and questions for reflection, click here.|
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