|Gary Kroeger, GK
|Jim Golden, DGK
|Jason Staas, FA
Become a Knight!
1.You must be over 18 years old. (those between 10 and 18 may join a
2.You must be a man.
3.You must be 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
Many eligible people are not Knights simply because they have never
been asked, or never knew what it means to be a knight.
If you meet the above three requirements, keep reading … you are
already well on your way.
What it means to be a
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.
The Knights have been described as the Strong Right Arm of the Church.
do I become a Knight?
If you are an eligible candidate the first step is to contact us here
and let us know that you are interested.
You will be provided with further information.
we have contacted you, and the proper steps have been taken, we will
notify you of when and where the next first degree will be.
You will be escorted by one or more of our members as you take the
first step toward becoming a Knight.
There are four degrees within the Knights of Columbus. Each degree
ceremony imparts a lesson on the Order’s core virtues of
Upon completion of the first degree you are a Knight, however, only a
third degree Knight can hold an officer position and are considered a
The Fourth Degree is the highest degree of the order. Fewer than 18%
are Fourth Degree Knights. Members of this degree are addressed as “Sir
Knight”. Members of the Fourth Degree may attend local Assembly
meetings and may wear the full regalia of black tuxedo, baldric, white
gloves, cape, chapeau, and sword.
Our council strongly encourages all members to pursue this highest
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