Who Are the Knights?
The Knights of Columbus is the world’s largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with 1.8 million members. And, the Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic lay organization in over 13,000 councils located throughout the United States and several other countries.
Knights are Catholic men who are committed to making their community a better place for everyone while supporting their Church. And the Knights provide members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families and young people.
Knights share camaraderie with men who hold values similar to yours. Knights are involved with your community; they support your local Catholic Church and its causes while deepening their faith; and they believe in protecting and enhancing their family life.
Why Become a Knight?
In today’s world, many Catholic men are looking to fulfill their desire to spend meaningful time with their families, to serve their communities and their Church, and to grow in their faith.
Joining the Knights of Columbus provides these men and their families with volunteer opportunities and activities that accomplish these goals. If you are such a man who is dedicated to making a difference, then membership in the Knights of Columbus is for you.
Additionally, the Knights of Columbus also offers a portfolio of top-quality life insurance, long-term care, and annuity products exclusively for members and their families. Come see just what we are all about and take the first steps to enhance your personal life by viewing the segment, “Why Join?“
As a member of the Knights of Columbus, you and your family enjoy many benefits, including 12 free issues annually of Columbia magazine, the world’s largest Catholic family magazine, eligibility to join the Knights of Columbus top-ranked life insurance program, and many more family and personal benefits.
Here in Orleans, our members are involved in various Church Activities, Community Service, Charitable Activities, Council Activities, Family Activities, and Pro-Life Activities.
Interested in Learning More?
If you are a practical Catholic gentleman aged 18 or older, and if you are someone who is looking for a low pressure way to strengthen your faith as well as helping others in need and giving back the the community, then perhaps you would like to join us. Also, visit the segment, “Prospective Member Q&A“.
How to 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.
You can contact us to request more information about the Knights of Columbus or to join our council. Let us know who you are, and provide us your contact information – we’ll contact you to set up a convenient time to meet.
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