Member BenefitsKnights of Columbus

The Following Are Benefits of Membership in the Knights of Columbus

  • COLUMBIA MAGAZINE

Free subscription to the Order’s monthly magazine examining issues of concern to Knights, Catholics and families.

  • KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS ROSARY

Blessed by the supreme chaplain, presented during the First Degree exemplification to each new member.

  • DAILY MASS OF REMEMBRANCE AT ST. MARY’S CHURCH

Mass for deceased members and their wives, and deceased members of the Squires program, at birthplace of the Order.

  • INSURANCE

Portfolio of top-quality life insurance, long-term care, and annuity products exclusively for members and their families.

  • FAMILY FRATERNAL BENEFIT

For eligible families: a) Pays $1,500 for the child who dies before the age of 61 days; b) Pays $750 for the child who is stillborn at least 20 weeks after conception; c) Offers guaranteed-issue insurance up to $5,000 to any child under age 18.

  • ORPHAN BENEFIT

$80 monthly allotment for orphans of eligible families; up to $7,000 in college scholarships available.

  • MEMBER/SPOUSE FRATERNAL BENEFIT

Accidental death coverage for member and spouse at no cost.

  • WIDOW BENEFITS

    • Continues to be covered under the Member/Spouse Fraternal Benefit;
    • May purchase life insurance, long-term care insurance, or annuities up to one year after insured member’s death;Receives a free lifetime subscription to Columbia;
    • Eligible with her children for scholarships, student loans, etc.
  • SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarship programs for higher education available to members, their spouses and children.

  • LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

Opportunity to build personal leadership skills, public speaking ability, organization skills, etc.

  • FOURTH DEGREE

Eligibility to join the “Patriotic Degree.”

  • HONORARY LIFE MEMBERSHIP

At Age 70 with 25 years of membership.

  • MEMBERSHIP CARD

Entitles participation in all Catholic, fraternal and social activities in nearly 13,000 councils throughout the world.

  • ACTIVITIES FOR FAMILY/YOUTH/RELIGIOUS/SOCIAL/ATHLETIC

Participation in a variety of programs and activities conducted by local councils.

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