Who are the Knights?
The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with 1.8 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 personal benefits.
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.
If you are interested in joining the Knights of Columbus or if you would like more information about us and what we do, you can call us at (614) 875-8261 and leave a message or if you prefer, you can email us.
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.
4th degree members of Perpetual Help Council 4603 are also members of Fr. Huber Assembly 809. Assembly meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 8 p.m. in the basement of St. Ladislas Catholic Church, located at 277 Reeb Ave. in Columbus Ohio, 43207.
The Ladies Auxiliary's main function is to support the works of the council. They do this primarily by providing help at events. For information about the Ladies Auxiliary contact Nora Matera at (614) 871-4449