The Knights of Columbus - It is the world's largest Catholic fraternal benefit society. Founded by Father Michael J. McGivney in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1882, it was named in honor of Christopher Columbus. Originally serving as a fraternal benefit society to low-income immigrant Catholics, it developed into a full life insurance company dedicated to providing charitable services, promoting Catholic education and actively defending Roman Catholicism in various nations.
4th Degree: Knights of columbus I was Exemplified a 4th Degree Knight on May 3 ,,2014 and am now a proud member of Farther O"Donnell Assembly 393 and St. Monica Council 14725 Knights of Columbus Methuen , Ma. 01844