The history of the order shows how the forseight of Father Michael J McGivney, whose cause for sainthood is being investigated by the vatican, brought about what has become the world's formost Catholic fraternal benefit society. The order has helped families obtain economic security and stability through its life insurance , annuity, and long-term care programs, and has contributed time and energy worldwide to service in communities.
The roots of the Knights of Columbus was planted in the rich soil that was 19th century North America. Out of the melting pot of the 1880's, our Catholic, family, fraternal, service organization emerged as a beacon of hope for masses
Whether helping the poor, the sick, the orphaned, and the widowed or supporting their Catholic brothers with their pratical or spiritual needs, the first Knights of Columbus stood ready to help.
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The Knights of Columbus has grown from several members in one council to more than 12,000 councils and 1.6 million members throughout the United States,Canada, the Philippines, Mexico, the Domenion Republic, Puerto Rico, Panama, the Bahamas, the Virgin Islands, Guatemala, Guam, and Saipan.
Membership benefits include 12 issues of the Columbia, the worlds largert Catholic family magazine and you and your family are also elgible to join the Knights of Columbus top- ranked life insurance program, along with many more family and personal benefits.
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