As Catholics throughout the United States prepare for Pope Francis’ visit this summer, the Knights of Columbus has been preparing in a special way, with record-setting charity. With Texas leading the way, the Knights of Columbus set a record in 2014 for charitable donations and service hours.
Changes are ahead for the diocese’s annual appeal, starting with a new brand and a renewed effort to put a face to the lives impacted by the diocesan programs, services, and ministries, which are dependent on the critical funding and resources raised each year.
Catholic Bytes, a new Catholic podcast that offers short (5-10 minute), dynamic talks about the faith, launched June 29. Produced in Rome, the podcast hit the ground running, airing six episodes in the first week of its existence.