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The Knights of Columbus: An Illustrated History by Andrew T. Walther pdf epub fb2

The Knights of Columbus: An Illustrated History Author: Andrew T. Walther
Title: The Knights of Columbus: An Illustrated History
ISBN: 0757003087
ISBN13: 978-0757003080
Other Formats: mobi txt docx rtf
Pages: 248 pages
Publisher: Knights of Columbus (December 1, 2017)
Language: English
Category: History
Size PDF version: 1754 kb
Size EPUB version: 1314 kb
Subcategory: World




On October 2, 1881, a small group of men met in the basement of a church in New Haven, Connecticut.Gathered together by their priest, Father Michael J. McGivney, they formed a fraternal society called theKnights of Columbus in honor of the Catholic explorer who had brought Christianity to the New World. Originally conceived as a mutual aid society, the Knights of Columbus was dedicated to helping Catholic families in need―people in the community who, in many cases, were excluded from unions and other organizations that provided social services to so many others. The members also vowed to be defenders of their nation and their faith.

Well over a century later, the Knights of Columbus is going strong and, with over 1.8 million members, it hasextended its reach to embrace people around the world. Through fascinating text and photographs, The Knights of Columbus: An Illustrated History tells the story of an organization that, through war and peace, has remained “the strong right arm of the Church,” bringing help and hope to people everywhere.