News and Updates
They are the children of underprivileged families who are still in their early years, some barely a year old, some are toddlers while the others are kids in their teenage years. At an early stage in their life the child, and parents, already faced a seemingly insurmountable challenge before them. They are but a few of the thousands of children from all over the country who have been diagnosed with cancer or with other ailments and had taken refuge at the Child Haus while undergoing treatment from various hospitals. read more »
We see them every day on our way to work, knocking at car windows begging for food to fill their hungry stomachs. Sometimes we see them gathered in a dark street corner scrounging for food from waste bins. It’s an everyday sight we take for granted yet we are indifferent of the dire situation these children face every day. Driven from their home in the provinces by poverty and desperation their families set off to the city hoping for a better living opportunity. read more »
Now on its 7th year, the Knights of Columbus Fraternal Association of the Philippines, Inc. (KCFAPI) turned over to the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) its donation in the form of Seed of Hope Fund which is intended to support the special projects of the CBCP. This year, KCFAPI handed over to His Excellency, Most Rev. Socrates B. Villegas, President of CBCP and Archbishop of Lingayen – Dagupan a check amounting to One Million Pesos representing interest earned in 2014 on the P10Million CBCP Seed of Hope Fund established by KCFAPI in 2008. read more »
Conferment of DR. RUPERTO P. SOMERA, PhD, DBE, DBA, CPA, FRI(Rs), FRIAcc, FRIBA, FRIFC, FRIM, FIAABRE, FTM
ROYAL INSTITUTION of Singapore has conferred to Dr. Ruperto P. Somera as Honorary Fellow during the 5th Global Congress and Conferment Ceremony held last June 6, 2015 at the Century Park Hotel, Manila. read more »
“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds” – Psalm 147:3
Children are God’s gift, they were born to enjoy life and give hope, love, and joy to the world. In contrast, there are children who at an early age battle for their lives against sickness and disability. Alas, their hearts are broken, their wounds are deep, and their hopes and dreams tend to be lost. read more »
The Fraternal Benefits Group of the Knights of Columbus Fraternal Association of the Philippines, Inc. (KCFAPI) conducted a two-day Fraternal Service Training Level 2 (FST 2) from May 26 to 27, 2015 at the Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ Building, KCFAPI Compound, in Intramuros, Manila. read more »
James 1:27 is a call upon every believer to visit or “shepherd” the orphan and widow in his and her distress, and God has given us some powerful clues for how we might accomplish this work in His word.
The Team KCFAPI CARES, headed by its activity team leader, Bro. Riz Nicolas visited Asociacion De Damas De Filipinas, Inc. (ADFI) in Quirino Ave. Ext., Paco, Manila last May 31, 2015. read more »
“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord, “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and hope.” – Jeremiah 29:11.
In line with KCFAPI’s Year of the Poor project, which aims to engage employees towards evangelization by way of activity projects that will benefit the needy and the less privileged sector of our society, team KCFAPI CARES, headed by its activity team leader, Atty. Neil Jerome Rapatan led his members to the Makati Youth Home (MYH) in Barangay La Paz, Makati City last May 9, 2015, united with a purpose of conveying message of hope, love and care for the abandoned/outcast children of the said institution. read more »
A delegation from the Knights of Columbus Fraternal Association of the Philippines, Inc. (KCFAPI) visited Hospicio De San Jose, one of the largest orphanage in the country located in Manila, for a community outreach held last May 23, 2015 in line with their activities for the Year of the Poor.
Games, role-playing, coloring and feeding program were among the various activities held with selected beneficiaries.
“We are an institution that depends only in donations from the people with good heart like the Knights of Columbus,” said Sister Ma. Magdalena Erasmo of the Pastoral Care and Homelife Services of Hospicio De San Jose. read more »
At the start of the Year 2015, the Knights of Columbus Fraternal Association of the Philippines, Inc. (KCFAPI) organized a project dubbed as “Year of the Poor activities”. The project, spearheaded by KCFAPI EVP, Ms. Ma. Theresa G. Curia aims to engage employees towards evangelization in line with the theme of the Catholic Church: “Year of the Poor” by way of activity projects that will benefit the needy and the less privileged sector of our society. In view of this, there will be monthly themed activities from April to August 2015. For the month of April, the project will focus on people who were abandoned or those considered outcast of our society. read more »