Father Michael McGivney

The founder of the Knights of Columbus, Father Michael J. McGivney was a central figure in the growth of Catholicism in America, and he remains a model today. His example of charity, evangelization and empowerment of the laity continues to bear fruit and guide Knights of Columbus around the world.


Why should you become a Knight?

Lead with Faith   •   Protect Your Family   •   Serve Others   •   Defend Your Values

Lead with Faith - Deep in your faith. As a member of the Knights of Columbus you have access to a wealth of spiritual resources to help you become a better Catholic man husband and father.

Protect your Family - Discover the Catholic difference as a member of the Knights of Columbus, you get exclusive access to our top quality portfolio of financial products, backed by ethical and Catholic business practices, that help you secure your family's future and give you Peace of Mind.

Serve Others - Make an impact. As a member of the Knights of Columbus, you can be a part of our unmatched charitable outreach. Support and participate in thousands of charitable programs both local and international that helped those who need it most.

Defend your Values - Defend the faith. Defend the truth. As a member of the Knights of Columbus, your voice is joined with 1.9 million fellow members. You received tools and resources to stay informed, take action, and support local, national, and international efforts on issues that are important to you. The Catholic faith is worth defending, and with the Knights you never act alone.