St Francis Council #4401 of Our Lady Of Sorrows
23815 Power Rd, Farmington, MI 48336 Join Us
St Francis Council #4401 of Our Lady Of Sorrows
23815 Power Rd, Farmington, MI 48336 Join Us

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Who are the Knights?

The Knights of Columbus is the world’s largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with 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.

Membership Benefits

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.

4th Degree

Any Third Degree member in good standing, one year after the anniversary of his First Degree, is eligible for membership in the Fourth Degree. The primary purpose of the Fourth Degree is to foster the spirit of patriotism by promoting responsible citizenship and a love of and loyalty to the Knights’ respective countries through active membership in local Fourth Degree groups (called “assemblies”). Certain members of the Fourth Degree serve as honor guards at civic and religious functions, an activity that has brought worldwide recognition to the Knights of Columbus.

How to Join

Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to practicing Catholic men 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. Click here to let us know you’re interested in membership. Our Membership Director will contact you shortly to help you with the application process.

Frequently Asked Questions

I don't have time to join another organization, how much time do I need to devote to the Knights of Columbus?

As a Knight, you can choose the projects or activities to be involved in within the council. There are no mandatory time commitments in order to be a Knight.

I've heard the Knights of Columbus is known for its insurance programs. Am I required to buy insurance?

No. Our insurance programs are 100% voluntary and not a requirement for membership.

How much does it cost to be a Knight?

Annual dues are $50.

Feel free to contact us directly. Our members are always eager to discuss Knighthood with a prospective member. We can help answer your questions and guide you through the process of becoming a Knight.

George Curran

Membership Director

Jim Filbert

Grand Knight