Who Are The Knights?
The Knights of Columbus is the world’s largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with over 1.6 million members. It provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families, and young people.
As a member of the Knights of Columbus, you and your family enjoy many benefits, including 12 free issues annually of Columbia, the world’s largest Catholic family magazine. You and your family are also eligible to join the Knights of Columbus top-ranked life insurance program in addition to many more family and personal benefits.
How Do I Join?
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. Application blanks are available from any member of the Knights of Columbus. Contact any member or Mike Schlipmann at 217-228-9362 for more information and any questions.