Columbus’ Courage and Conviction!
|News for Knights of Columbus|
|VOLUME 39 │ NUMBER 41 │OCT. 11, 2021|
|Celebrate Columbus Day by watching Courage and Conviction, a 30-minute documentary produced by the Order that offers insight into the life of Christopher Columbus and the history of this national holiday. Additionally, a new K of C-produced film, St. Joseph: Our Spiritual Father, is now airing on ABC affiliates throughout the United States.|
|Courage and ConvictionCourage and Conviction offers insight into the remarkable journey of the Knights of Columbus’ namesake, details on the origins of Columbus Day and context behind the affinity that many immigrants have for the explorer. The film shows why Christopher Columbus remains not only a man worthy of admiration, but a noble icon of what it means to be a Catholic and an America. WATCH NOWLearn more about Christopher Columbus and the holiday named in his honor at kofc.org/columbus.|
| St. Joseph Documentary Airing on ABC Affiliates |
“In St. Joseph, we see our mission and mandate. Guard the family. Guard the truth. He led through service and creative courage. So must we. It is the only way to overcome the hurdles facing our families, the Church and our culture.” — Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly
While the Gospel has not preserved any of his words, St. Joseph’s actions resound through the ages. Featuring interviews with leading experts and theologians, along with powerful firsthand testimonials, St. Joseph: Our Spiritual Father provides a glimpse into one of the most incredible lives in all history. This Knights of Columbus-produced film began airing on ABC affiliates across the United States on Oct. 10. Watch the trailer and find your local airtime at kofc.org/stjoseph.
|What a Difference a Father Makes|
When fathers are not present or abdicate their responsibility to guide their children in faith, it’s a crisis for both the Church and society. Mike Sweeney, a five-time Major League Baseball All-Star and former captain of the Kansas City Royals, describes a father’s role as that of a “good shepherd” who leads his wife and children to heaven. READ MORE
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