The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic family fraternal service organization, with 1.6 million members. It provides members and families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families and youg people.
Membership Benefits As a member of the Knights of Columbus you and your family enjoy many benefits, including 12 free issues annually of the Columbia magazine, the world’s largest Catholic family magazine, eligibility to join the Knights of Columbus top-ranked program, and many more family and personal benefits.
Our council is also very involved in many activities in our community, providing assistance to our churches and fellow parishioners, helping the formation of our Catholic young people and bringing together our families and communities.
How To Join The Knights? Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to practicing Catholic men in union with the Holy See, who are at least 18 years old. A practicing Catholic is one who lives up to the Commandments of God and the precepts of the Church. Application blanks are available from any member of the Knights of Columbus.
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The Patriotic 4th Degree Any Third Degree member in good standing, is eligible for membership in the Fourth Degree. The primary purpose of the Fourth Degree is to foster the spirit of patriotism by promoting responsible citizenship and a love of and loyalty to the Knights’ respective countries through active membership in local Fourth Degree groups (called “assemblies”). Certain members of the Fourth Degree serve as honor guards at civic and religious functions, an activity that has brought worldwide recognition to the Knights of Columbus.