Become a Knight
Why Join the Knights of Columbus?
Imagine being part of an organization that fills your heart and your mind with the joy of giving to others and the feeling that comes with making a difference.
Knights are Catholic men, 18 years of age and older, who are committed to making their community a better place, while supporting their Church. Being a Knight is more than camaraderie; it is being involved with your community; it is supporting your local Catholic Church, while enhancing your own faith; it is about protecting and enhancing your family life. Come see just what we are all about and take the first steps to enhance your personal life by viewing the segment, "Why Join?"
For an inspiring look at what it means to be part of the Knights of Columbus, see the video introduction, "In Service to One. In Service to All" (running time, 32 seconds).
Our eight-page Overview Booklet (pdf, 415k) gives additional information about what it means to be a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Hear what Knights have to say in their own words about their membership in the world's largest Catholic family service organization. "Experience of a Lifetime" (running time, 10:59 min.).
Definition of KNIGHTHOOD
1: the rank, dignity, or profession of a knight
2: the qualities befitting a knight : chivalry
3: knights as a class or body
fra·ter·ni·ty Function: noun
1. a group of people associated or formally organized for a common purpose, interest, or pleasure: as a : a fraternal order. A men's organization formed chiefly for social purposes and having secret rites.
2. the quality or state of being brothers
3. persons of the same class, profession, character, or tastes