Empowered by the spirit of Christ’s examples, the Knights of Columbus’ Columbian Squires of the Luzon Jurisdiction has recently recognized some of its members for their devotion to be worthy and motivated leaders.
Brother Knights wish to congratulate the following awardees in reference to Circular 2010-11-10 re: Luzon Jurisdictions’ Recognition for the Dedication of Columbian Squires and Knights of Columbus Members in Establishing and Strengthening Columbian Squires Circles.
Francisco V. Caoli achieved the Most Outstanding Squires Area Chairman for Circle Development. Caoli led the Diocese of BAGUIO in achieving the highest net gain in Circle Development with 4 New Circles and 1 Reinstituted Circle.
George Michael T. Tuyay got the Most Outstanding Squires Area Chairman for Membership Development for leading the Diocese of Parañaque in achieving the highest net gain in Membership Development with 415 new Squires.
The Luzon Deputy Award for Circle Development for the District was achieved by DD Alfredo G. Lallana, B23, Diocese of Baguio with the highest net gain in Circle Development at 4 new Circles and 1 reinstituted Circle.
DD Ruben L. Gutierrez , P21, Diocese of Parañaque also received the Luzon Deputy Award for Membership Development for the District with the highest net gain in Membership Development at 132 new Squires.
As of June 15, the Luzon Circles Development has reported 20 newly established circles and 10 reinstituted with 10,574 total members nationwide.
The Columbian Squires, the youth organization of the Knights of Columbus, is one of the most dynamic leadership development organizations for young Catholic men in the world with more than 25,000 Catholic young men, ages 10 to 18, in over 1,400 circles worldwide.
In the Philippines, Luzon has more than 10,300 members in 441 circles while Visayas has 2,826 members in 133 circles; and Mindanao with 3,531 members in 183 Circles.
Meanwhile, Luzon Columbian Squires Chairman Jose F. Cuaresma and Luzon Deputy Alonso L. Tan expressed heartfelt congratulations to the awardees. Yen Ocampo