Saint Damien of Molokai
Knights of Columbus Council 11411
c/o St. Anne Church
1600 Mt. Hope Ave., Rochester, NY 14620
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These Men Called 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, communities, families and young people. The four degrees of the Knights exemplify Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism.
Who Can Be A Knight
Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to practical Catholic men in union with the Holy See, who shall not be less than 18 years of age on their last birthday. A practical Catholic is one who lives up to the Precepts of the Church. All priests and religious brothers having duly made application for membership and participated in the ceremonials become honorary members of the Order and are exempt from payment of dues.
Membership Benefits
  1. 12 issues every year of Columbia magazine, the world's largest Catholic family magazine
  2. Eligibility for the K of C top-ranked life insurance program
  3. Growth and performance in your Catholic Faith
  4. Strengthening your Family life, around which all our programs revolve
  5. New Fraternal relationships resulting in your spiritual and material welfare Opportunities for Service to Church, community, family, and youth
How do I join the Knights of Columbus?
Contact Marvin Lerner at 585-732-6534. Mailing information is on CONTACT US page. After submitting an application that Marvin will send you, you will be asked to attend a short interview meeting with the admissions committee. Upon recommendation of the committee and acceptance by a positive vote of the membership at its next business meeting, you will be asked to attend the First Degree Exemplification Ceremony in St. Anne Church. The theme of the First Degree is "Charity," and the theme of the 2nd Degree is "Unity." The Degree ceremony takes about 2 hours and is followed by coffee and pastries.

Date of Last Revision: 1/13/2015