Who Can Be A Knight      

Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to practical Catholic men in union with the Holy See, who shall not be less than 18 years of age on their last
birthday. A pract
ical Catholic is one who lives up to the Commandments of God and Precepts of the Church.
Application b
lanks are available from any member of the Knights of Columbus. Every knight is happy to propose eligible Catholic men for consideration as members.

Acceptance of the applicant depends upon a vote of the members of the subordinate council in which he is
aking application.

There are modest initiation fees and dues set by subordinate councils under regulations established by the Supreme Council. The insurance privileges are
available to a
ll members who can qualify, which represent an important advantage of membership. For men in every walk of life the name Knights of Columbus engenders the image of a united organization, efficiency going about it tasks of charity, unity, fraternity, patriotism and defense of priesthood. It is composed of men who are giving unselfishly of their time and talents in service of God and their country.



Membership in the Knights of Columbus provides opportunity for wholesome association with congenial companions who are, first of all, practical Catholic
It offers the opportunity for fellowship with those who are of the same belief, who recognize the same duty to God, to family and to neighbor
and who stand side by side in defense of those bel
iefs. Programs are so organized as to appeal to the individual interest of the members. Through many constructive activities of Christian fraternity, members are enabled to render service to their Church, their country and
their fellowman. Through membership th
ey develop a consciousness of their ability to lead and to assist.

Organized Columbianism, united behind the individual Knight of Columbus, provides the power of an intelligent, alert body of Catholic men - a strength that
the individual by himself cannot achieve

Knights of Columbus have a proud heritage. The qualified Catholic men can share in that heritage and build for an even greater future by affiliating himself
ith this forceful, effective body.

Anyone interested in joining can contact the Grand Knight listed under the above page "Officers" or any other knight who is also listed.