St Mark's Council, Kitchener ON
Join the Knights
Imagine being part of an organization that fills your heart and your mind with the joy of giving to others and the feeling that comes with making a difference.
Knights are Catholic men, 18 years of age and older, who are committed to making their community a better place, while supporting their Church. Being a Knight is more than camaraderie. It is being involved with your community. It is supporting your local Catholic Church, while enhancing your own faith. It is about protecting and enhancing your family life. Come see just what we are all about.
How to Join
If you are a practical Catholic man, age 18 or older, we welcome you to join the leading organization of Catholic laymen.
Joining is not difficult. Contact a member of the council today or contact us using the form on this website.
Prospective Member Questions & Answers
I don’t have time to join another organization; why should I join the Knights of Columbus?
As a Knight you can choose the projects with which you wish to be involved in within your own community. What is more, the Order is dedicated to family life and the many benefits it offers. From insurance to service and social activities and programs, all are open to the whole family.
What are the requirements?
Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to men 18 years of age or older who are practical (that is, practicing) Catholics in union with the Holy See.
What is a practical Catholic?
A practical Catholic accepts the teaching authority of the Catholic Church on matters of faith and morals, aspires to live in accord with the precepts of the Catholic Church, and is in good standing in the Catholic Church.
Explain what Degrees are.
There are four degrees within the Knights of Columbus. Each degree ceremony imparts a lesson on the Order’s core virtues of Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism.
Do I have to purchase Insurance to become a member?
No. Unlike many fraternal organizations one does not become a member by purchasing insurance. In the Knights of Columbus a man has to be a member before he may avail himself of the insurance benefit. Purchasing insurance is optional.
Are you ready to explore and learn more about membership in the Knights of Columbus? Contact us today, and a member of our Council will be in touch!