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Catholic University, National Shrine to Bestow Award on Supreme Knight

BasilicaCarl Anderson, supreme knight of the Knights of Columbus, will receive the Patronal Medal from The Catholic University of America and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception during a Mass at the basilica on December 9, CUA announced.

Anderson has served the Knights of Columbus as supreme knight since 2000.  He also serves on the boards of trustees for both CUA and the basilica.

Catholic University of America president John Garvey said in a press release:

Carl Anderson has dedicated his life to serving the Church and our nation... Under his leadership, the Knights of Columbus have touched the lives of countless people around the world. He embodies the qualities for which the Patronal Medal is awarded because his strong faith and devotion to Mary underpin all that he does. He has been a wonderful supporter of The Catholic University of America and we are blessed to have him as part of our own University community

The day on which supreme knight Anderson will receive the award, December 9, is the transferred Feast of the Immaculate Conception, the patronal feast day of both CUA and the basilica.  The Patronal Medal is awarded on an occasional basis by both institutions, according to CUA.

Previous awardees include Cardinal James Hickey, former Archbishop of Washington; Mother Angelica, founder of the Eternal Word Television Network; and Dolores Hope, wife of Bob Hope.

The Catholic University of America is recommended in The Newman Guide for its strong Catholic identity.

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