The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with 1.9 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 the 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.
Piedmont Council Sponsors the following fund raising activities:
Coats For Vets
Coats For Kids
Seminarian Fund Raiser Dinner
Wheelchair Fund Raiser Dinner
Annual Communion Breakfast Fund Raiser
The council hold:
Annual Emergency Responders Award Dinner
Annual St. Valentine's Day Dinner
Annual Christmas Party
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.
Eligible men are encouraged to clink on the link below "JOIN US". When it asks for a council number, please put council 939.
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.
Most Fourth Degree Knights belong to the Abbot Vincent Taylor Assembly 779, which meets on the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM in PLC #1 at Our Lady of Grace Church.
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