A Knights of Columbus council can work wonders; in fact, with its many programs, it can help change the community, town, city or neighborhood in which you live. However, a successful Knights of Columbus program depends on people taking the initial idea, modifying it to suit specific situations and local needs, then implementing the program in the way it works.
Each local council evaluates the needs of their community and implements those programs and activities that are most needed in their area. The Knights of Columbus Service Programs activities are designed to engage the council members in various activities across a host of categories.
This production is geared to help councils strengthen their rosters with active new members and develop local leaders for the Order. The production looks at a successful council and its efforts to work with other local councils to make a difference in the local parish and community.
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For most men who follow Jesus, there comes a time when duty extends beyond our own lives, beyond how we lead our families, and into how we serve our fellow man. That's what the Knights of Columbus is all about. The Patriotic Degree allows knights to take this one step further. "Sir Knight" is more than a title. It's an honor.
Founded on August 4, 1925 with the institution of Duluth Circle 1 in Duluth, MN, the Columbian Squires program strives to provide "the spiritual, cultural, civic, social and physical improvement of its members, and the development of their leadership qualities," (section II, Article II of the "Laws and Rules of the Columbian Squires").
Throughout most of its 127-year history, the Knights of Columbus has provided active support to members of the armed forces and their families. View the slide show to see some recent examples of the K of C outreach to the military – active members and veterans.Church collects boxes full of "little creature comforts" for those serving overseas
For nearly one hundred years, the Knights of Columbus has ministered to the needs of college students by establishing councils on university campuses. Today, there are 160 college councils in the United States; with nearly 250 councils worldwide. Through this commitment to Catholic identity, the Order continues to honor the Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney's legacy as the "Apostle to the Young.