Monday, November 9, 2009

Knights in Action: P100K for construction of home for aging priests

GUIUAN, E. Samar, Nov. 7, 2009-- Knights of Columbus, a fraternal organization of Catholic men, [the largest lay organization in the whole world!] presented a check for P100,000 to the Diocese of Borongan at a ceremony held here recently.

KC regional deputy of the Knights of Columbus for Easter Visayas [Sir Knight] Bro. Dalmacio Grafil said the organization is undertaking various activities including social engagements.

The deputy assured that the organization would enhance further activities to support social and church services in the region.

The donation was received by Borongan Bishop Crispin Varquez from Grafil on Oct. 4 during the Feast Day of the Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary in Guiuan town.

Grafil said the amount was taken from funds of the KC Fraternal Association of the Philippines (KCFAPI), the insurance agency of the organization, for the construction of the diocese's “Home for Aged Priests” in Borongan town.

Also present during the turnover were Senior Board Member [Sir Knight]Generoso Yu, the provincial deputy of the KC Eastern Visayas along with [Sir Knight] Bro. Eldito Nabong, KCFAPI Area Manager for Eastern Visayas, and [Sir Knight] Bro. Rufino Homerez, Faithful Navigator of the Don Jaime C. de Veyra Assembly, Tacloban City. (CBCPNews)


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