We are an active-contemplative Franciscan community dedicated to adoring Jesus our Eucharistic King, while striving to observe the Gospels in imitation of St. Francis through a life of poverty, chastity, and obedience for the sake of the Kingdom.
Who We Are
The Knights were founded by Mother Mary Angelica
The Knights were founded by Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, P.C.P.A., on July 25, 1998, feast day of St. James. The spirit of St. Francis, the “Knight-Errant of Assisi,” became a role model for the new Knights; this spirit was demonstrated by St. Francis’ deep sense of faith, fiery enthusiasm for Christ, and readiness to battle for His kingdom on earth.
We live our lives based on eight foundational pillars.
The Knights taking Seminary Classes - St. Gregory the Great Seminary in Seward, Nebraska
The Knights’ intellectual formation is not just for themselves, but for the service of the Church and of the world. What the Knights are learning will aid them in their important mission. The intellectual life exists in a mutual relationship with the spiritual life, each enabling the other to reach greater heights. At the heart of this formation is the aim to develop more and more a personal knowledge of Jesus Christ.
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Ash Wednesday is now in the past, and maybe you’re disheartened at how you have failed to follow through on your Lenten resolutions. Here’s the good news: “For he says, ‘At the acceptable time IRead More
“He seeks us before we dream of seeking Him; He knocks before we invite Him in; He loves us before we respond.”—Venerable Fulton J. Sheen “But rejoice in so far as you share Christ’s sufferings,Read More
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In 2018 our very own Bishop James Conley launched the Eucharistic Family Rosary Crusade in the diocese of Lincoln. This crusade has three phases, all with the goal of promoting daily family rosaries and increasingRead More
From February 17-21, our very own Brother Michael assisted with the Busy Person’s Retreat at the Newman Center of Southeastern Missouri State University. This type of retreat is designed for college students who desireRead More
We recently added a new page to our site. This amazing page has daily Eucharistic reflections, 366 in all (including one for leap year!). Be inspired every day of the year! Visit the page: https://www.knightsoftheholyeucharist.com/daily-eucharistic-reflections/.Read More