Sts. Peter and Paul Knights of Columbus #13961
3900 Pierce Street||
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033||
The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with 1.7 million members.
It provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities,
families and young people.
As a member of the Knights of Columbus you and your family enjoy many benefits, including 12 free issues annually of
Columbia magazine, the world's largest Catholic family magazine, eligibility to join the Knights of Columbus
top-ranked life insurance program, and
many more family and personal benefits.
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two about the benefits of being a member of your local council: Church Activities, Youth Activities, Family Activities,
Community Service and Council Activities.
Membership in the Knights of
Columbus is open to practicing Catholic men in union with the Holy See, who are at least 18 years old. A
practicing Catholic is one who lives up to the Commandments of God and the precepts of the Church. Application
blanks are available from any member of the Knights of Columbus.
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Any Third Degree member in good standing, one year after the anniversary of his First Degree, is eligible
for membership in the Fourth Degree. The primary purpose of the Fourth Degree is to foster the spirit of
patriotism by promoting responsible citizenship and a love of and loyalty to the Knights' respective
countries through active membership in local Fourth Degree groups (called "assemblies"). Certain members
of the Fourth Degree serve as honor guards at civic and religious functions, an activity that has brought
worldwide recognition to the Knights of Columbus.
The Ladies Auxiliary's main
function is to SUPPORT the men and the council. They do this primarily by providing help at events, cooking
for events and providing monetary help. They also generally do help with setting up and beautifying the hall
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Under the guidance of Christian Brother Barnabas McDonald (1865-1929), the first Columbian Squires circle was
instituted in 1925. Membership in the Squires is for Catholic boys between the ages of 12 and 17. Squires'
activities are many, varying from spiritual to active service for the Church and community. Each circle
elects officer members from their own rank, teaching skills of leadership and responsibility.
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regarding the Squires Circle in your council.