Founded by a humble parish priest in Connecticut in the late-19th century, the Knights of Columbus are one of the largest lay Catholic organizations in the world. There are nearly 2 million members today dedicated to helping others and present in 17 countries.
Each year, Knights from around the world gather to celebrate their faith and works of charity. Their charitable donations in the past year have increased to more than $185.7 million and have volunteered over 7 6.7 million hours. of hands-on service in 2018.
On Tuesday, August 6th, join Salt + Light for a full day LIVE coverage of the 137th Supreme Convention of the Knights of Columbus from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Our coverage will feature powerful stories of hope and charity and exclusive interviews with Cardinals, Bishops, Knights and church leaders.
Celebrate the charity, unity, fraternity, and patriotism of the Knights as they look back on an extraordinary year and the many faith-filled efforts to strengthen family life, promote religious freedom, and build a better future for all. See the schedule below to know when to tune in.
For more information on the Knights of Columbus and this year’s convention visit their official website.
Col. Chuck Gallina
Maria and John Castillo
Cardinal Thomas Collins
Archbishop William Lori
S+L TV Broadcast Schedule and past events on stream:
The opening Mass will be presided by the host of this convention, Archbishop Bernard Hebda, Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. He will also be the homilist and will be joined by hundreds of priests, bishops and cardinals, as well as Knights and their families.
Opening Business Session & Supreme Knight’s Report
An evening of festivities and celebration for the Knights and their families. The invocation will be made by Fr. Maurice Henry Sands, director of the Black and Indian Mission Office of the USCCB. Benediction will be made by Most Reverend William Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore, and Supreme Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus. The keynote speaker for this event is Cardinal Thomas Collins, Archbishop of Toronto.
This votive Mass for St. Kateri Tekakwitha will be presided by Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley, OFM Cap, Archbishop of Boston. Cardinal. Gérald Lacroix, ISPX, Archbishop of Quebec and Primate of Canada, will be the homilist.
This votive Mass for St. Kateri Tekakwitha will be presided by James Cardinal Harvey, Archpriest of the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside-the-Walls. Cardinal. Gérald Lacroix, ISPX, Archbishop of Quebec and Primate of Canada, will be the homilist.
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