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NEC recognizes supporters

The National Executive Committee (NEC) for the Cause of Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ acknowledges the people, organizations and associations, who support the various promotional activities for the Cause of the Father of the Knights of Columbus in the Philippines, Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ.

Members of the ‘Apostolado ng Panalangin’ of the Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage Parish support the Cause of Fr. George J. Willmann SJ. (Photo by Rachel Pablo)

 

The National Executive Committee (NEC) for the Cause of Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ acknowledges the people, organizations and associations, who support the various promotional activities for the Cause of the Father of the Knights of Columbus in the Philippines, Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ.

The massive campaign on the Cause of Fr. Willmann within Metro Manila area started last June 2014 and would run until December 2014.

The campaign aims to cover the following six major areas to help in the effective awareness and promotion of the life and works of Fr. Willmann: Media, Knights of Columbus Proper, Schools, General Public, Organizations and Parishes.

Various publications about Fr. Willmann and his heroic virtues have already been released both locally and internationally through the following media groups: GMA Network, ucanews, mabuhay.catholic.org, asianews and Philippines’ cbcpnews.com, among others.

The NEC also conducted several awareness campaigns in more than 20 events within the Order of the Knights of Columbus from June to December 2014.

More than 20 schools have likewise been visited (from the target of 10 schools only) including Emilio Aguinaldo College, Manila Times College, College of the Holy Spirit, Paco Catholic School, University of Sto. Tomas, Adamson University, Letran, Mapua, Lyceum, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Sta. Rosa College, among others.

Similarly, tarpaulins of Fr. Willmann were distributed to pedicab drivers, kalesa drivers and owners of stores inside Intramuros area to help in the promotion.

Various organizations and volunteer groups like YouthPinoy, Catholic Youth Organization in the Philippines, Daughters of Mary Immaculate and Youth Militia Immaculata have also expressed their support for the Cause of Fr. Willmann.

Thirty five (35) Parishes/Churches likewise welcomed the promotions on the Cause of Fr. Willmann (from the target of 20 Parishes only). These are San Agustin Church, Manila Cathedral, Quiapo Church, San Roque De Manila Parish, Sta. Monica Parish, among others.

The NEC took place in some major activities of Catholic Church like Yolanda Commemorative Run and Marian Conferences as well.

Ultimately, the Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ Memorial Building, which is located within the compound of the Knights of Columbus Fraternal Association of the Philippines, Inc. (KCFAPI) in Intramuros, Manila is now the official General Headquarters of the Media & Information Committee for the Pope’s Visit. The NEC is optimistic that this opportunity will boost the promotional campaign for the Cause of Fr. Willmann. (KC News)

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