Discover Our Legacy
A LEGACY OF FAITH & SERVICE
Founded by a young parish priest now on the path to sainthood, the Knights of Columbus has helped strengthen men, their families, their parishes and their communities since 1882. Today, there are more than 1.9 million members of the K of C doing good across the world.
The Knights of Columbus stands as the strong right arm of the Church, and challenges members to grow in their faith through programs, fraternity and vital resources such as our award-winning magazine, Columbia, and many other exclusive member communications.
THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS ARE...
MEN WHO LEAD
The world needs Catholic men to step up and live out their faith. The Knights of Columbus helps men to answer that call to do more, and to be more.
MEN WHO PROTECT
Your family deserves the Catholic difference. The Knights of Columbus offers top quality financial products to help you protect your future, all backed by ethical and faith-first business practices.
MEN WHO SERVE
You're ready to make an impact. The Knights of Columbus helps men put their faith into action and give back -- in their communities, in their parishes and on a global scale.
MEN WHO DEFEND
The Knights of Columbus has the resources you need to stand up for life, liberty, and family. Join the Knights, and add your voice our nearly two million members upholding the faith and the truth.
You feel called to do more, to be more. The Knights of Columbus has been helping men live out their faith since 1882. Discover our rich legacy and explore the many ways being a Knight can change your life!
Ready to become a Knight today? Join us in minutes with our simple online application. Get access to great resources to help you lead with faith, protect your family, serve others and defend your values.
YOU'RE A MEMBER
Soon after you join, your local field agent --a brother Knight --will contact you to welcome you and talk about our history and your member benefits. If you're also interested in joining a local council, let us know, and we will help you begin the process.
Once you’re a member of the Knights of Columbus, you’ll have opportunities to get involved in charitable work, be able to keep up with issues important to Catholics, and find fraternal events near you, all through Knights.net, our online portal.
JOIN A COUNCIL
Take the next step by joining a local council. Councils are active in their parishes and communities, organizing faith formation and charitable events throughout the year. With a council, you truly experience a brotherhood for good! Indicate you're interested in council life on your online application, and a local brother Knight will contact you to begin the process.
WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?
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