Why we become Knights
Becoming a Knight of Columbus can transform your life. As a Knight,
you have the opportunity to support your parish, give back to your
community, grow in your faith and gain exclusive access to our
top-rated insurance program to protect your family.
These are just some of the reasons why we become a Knight.
We are a band of brothers, a network of men in communities around
the world dedicated to doing good in the service of God and our
Charity is the first principle of the Knights of Columbus. Knights
are men who get things done. We volunteer our time to serve our
councils, parishes and our communities.
Unity and Fraternity are the second and third principles of the
Knights of Columbus. The Knights of Columbus was founded so that men
could work together to serve their parishes and communities, protect
the well being of their Catholic families, and support each other in
faith and in many other ways along life’s journey. The Knights of
Columbus offers its members the opportunity to grow in their faith
through living the example of a charity that evangelizes and
personifying what it means to be a Catholic gentleman through the
practicing of good works.
The Knights of Columbus is not just a fraternity in name. It
is a brotherhood of Catholic men who each play a part in improving
the world around them, one community at a time. They stand together
in faith, dedicated to uphold the principles they cherish while
lending their support and strength to parish, home and fellow
Make a stand among them, and you can discover how easy it is
to make a difference in your life and that of others.