The history of the Order shows how the foresight of Father Michael J. McGivney, whose cause for sainthood is being investigated by the Vatican, brought about what has become the world’s foremost Catholic fraternal benefit society. The Order has helped families obtain economic security and stability through its life insurance, annuity and long-term care programs, and has contributed time and energy worldwide to service in communities.
The Knights of Columbus has grown from several members in one council to more than 13,000 councils and 1.8 million members throughout the United States, Canada, the Philippines, Mexico, Poland, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Panama, the Bahamas, the Virgin Islands, Cuba, Guatemala, Guam and Saipan.
The Knights of Columbus is an order of Catholic men and their families dedicated to promoting the concepts of charity, unity, fraternity and patriotism. If you are a practicing Catholic man at least 18 years old, the Knights of Columbus offers you the opportunity for fellowship with people who share the same beliefs and who recognize the same duty to God, family and country.