Can I be a Knight?
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.
Are there different types of Knights?
There are four (levels) degrees within the Knights of Columbus and each is based on one of the Order's core virtues:
First Degree - Charity
Second Degree - Unity
Third Degree - Fraternity
Fourth Degree - Patriotism
As a member of the Knights of Columbus you and your family enjoy many benefits, including 12 free issues annually of the 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.
Do the Knights have Insurance?
Yes, Knight may choose from several type of insurance: Life, Long Term Care, Retirement, Disability Income. For complete information, contact:
Mark Deaton - Field Agent, 281-381-1366, firstname.lastname@example.org
Do I have to purchase Insurance?
No, you do not have to purchase insurance to become a member, however a man who joins can avail himself of the insurance benefits for himself and his family. The life insurance and long-term care insurance products offered by the Order are not only competitively priced, they are among the most solid and highly rated products available.
Standard & Poor's and A.M. Best, the leading independent agencies that rate insurance companies, give K of C insurance their highest ratings.
How Do I Join?
To become a member, simply complete an application blank - called a Form 100. This form is available from any member of the Knights of Columbus. You will see Knights with their name badges at almost every Mass and parish activity. To provide you with more information, a member will meet with you to discuss our programs and how you can become part of the action.
Other Ways to Apply
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