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Welcome to the Knights of Peter Claver

Thanks to all who participated in the
KNIGHTS OF PETER CLAVER NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE
Honoring Our Founders Vision and the Mission of Our Order!

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The Society of Divine Word's recent "In a Word" magazine features coverage of the Archdiocese of New Orleans celebration honoring KPC's Past National Chaplain, Bishop Dominic Carmon, SVD; the Papal Nuncio's challenge to reach out to young people; and Archbishop Wilton Gregory's plea to the Bishops to address racism in this country especially coming after the latest elections. Read More
It’s a common sight in at a city intersection. A man or a woman holds a cardboard sign: “Homeless, Hungry. Please Give. Anything Helps.” Most motorists, stopped at the light and eager to move on, just ignore the person. But what should you to do before the light changes? The Denver-based urban ministry Christ in the City offers some advice. “Ask the person’s name,” said the group’s tip sheet. “One of our friends on the street told us he went four months without hearing his own name. Ask the person’s name and remember it.” Read More
Alongside the various technological advances booming throughout the world, the digital age has also brought with it questions as to exactly what effect these new technologies are having on the global market, particularly when it comes to jobs. Pope Francis himself has brought up both the benefits as well as the concerns of technology on several occasions, including in his 2015 environmental encyclical, Laudato si'. Read More
The Pope announced his decisions in his new apostolic letter, Misericordia et Misera, meaning “Mercy with Misery.” Published Nov. 21, the letter was signed by the Pope Nov. 20 during Mass for the close of the Jubilee of Mercy. In the letter, Pope Francis said that “the sacrament of reconciliation must regain its central place in the Christian life.” Read More
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) said part of their identity as Roman Catholics is serving and welcoming people fleeing conflict and violence.  Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, President of (USCCB)said the church would continue to offer that and other aid. Read More
The celebration of the installation of His Excellency Most Reverend Martin David Holley, D.D., Past National Chaplain of the Knights of Peter Claver, as the new bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Memphis in Tennessee took place at the Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis on October 19. Read More
-Clarion Herald: “That our prayer will move us to justice and peace in a world so troubled with violence and terrorism, that we may seek your peace.” This general intercession at the opening Mass July 24 of the annual Knights of Peter Claver national convention in New Orleans outlined the convention’s message: Go before the Lord in prayer with sincere and open hearts and he will lovingly hear the needs of his daughters and sons and respond with mercy and love. Read More
Vatican City, Mar 23, 2016 / 07:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his general audience the day after terrorist attacks in Belgium claimed the lives of at least 30 people and injured 230 more, Pope Francis led pilgrims in a moment of silent prayer for the victims and their families. “With a sorrowful heart I have followed the sad news of the terrorist attacks which took place yesterday in Brussels, and which caused numerous victims and wounded,” the Pope said March 23 Read More