Who Are The
The Knights of Columbus
is the world's largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with
1.7 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 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
Our Members receive monthly
newsletters and email announcements of up an coming
events and news. At Council #5737
our members help our Priests at Mass as Readers, Eucharistic Ministers, Ushers etc. We
help and run many of the Youth Activities we sponsor. We encourage Family involvement thru
the Knights – Columbiettes – and Squires. Some of our members help in our
community by helping with many city activities. And we all help with our fund raisers
such as our dinner dances that are open to the public.
How to 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 Daniel M. Moslek
PGK @ (727) 430-2312 or e-mail email@example.com
Degree Mary Queen of The Priests
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.
The Ladies Auxiliary's
main function is to SUPPORT the men and the council. They do this primarily
by providing help at events, cooking for events and providing monetary help.
They also generally do help with setting up and beautifying the hall for
events. Our current president is Cynthia Prewett.
Under the guidance of Christian
Brother Barnabas McDonald (1865-1929), the first Columbian Squires circle was
instituted in 1925. Membership in the Squires is for Catholic boys between
the ages of 12 and 17. Squires' activities are many, varying from spiritual
to active service for the Church and community. Each circle elects officer
members from their own rank, teaching skills of leadership and
More on the Squires soon.