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Membership

Who Are The Knights?

The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with over 1.6 million members.  It provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families, and young people.

Membership Benefits

As a member of the Knights of Columbus, you and your family enjoy many benefits, including 12 free issues annually of Columbia, the world's largest Catholic family magazine.  You and your family are also eligible to join the Knights of Columbus top-ranked life insurance program in addition to many more family and personal benefits.

How Do I Join?

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.  Contact Mike Slattery for more information and any questions.

Fourth Degree

Any Third Degree member in good standing is eligible for membership in the Fourth Degree one year after the anniversary of his First 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.
 

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