The oldest council of the Knights of Columbus in the Philippines has received the campaign materials to be used on the cause of Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ on August 17, 2014 held at the KCMC 1000 Chamber in Intramuros, Manila.
The KCMC 1000 headed by the newly installed Grand Knight, Bro. Jun Florendo pledged their support on the awareness campaign initiated by the National Executive Committee on the Cause of Fr. George J. Willmann, SJ.
On April 23, 1905, the first council of the Knights of Columbus was established in the Philippines. This was Council No. 1000 located within the Walled City of Intramuros. At the time of its inauguration, they had thirty-one charter members, all of whom were Americans. Emerging as the first Grand Knight was Richard Campbell.