Saint Andre's Council # 5966
Our goal is to organize service projects that both benefit and include King's College and surrounding communities. We strive to live as Catholic gentlemen, promoting brotherhood within our group and strengthening the Catholic faith in our lives and on campus.
We welcome Catholic men over the age of 18 who live in the Wilkes-Barre community to consider joining our Council. We also invite those not eligible for membership to join us in service, and the celebration of our Catholic faith.
Grand Knight: Jacob Fertal
Deputy Grand Knight: Anthony Ursini
Chancellor: Chris Rossi
Treasurer: Nich Maffetone
Who are the Knights of Columbus?
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.
To learn more about the history of the Knights of Columbus, visit here.
What are the benefits in becoming a brother of the Knights of Columbus?
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
To learn more about the Life Insurance program that the Knights of Columbus offers to all of their brother, visit here.
How do I become a brother of the Knights of Columbus?
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.
For more information, or to join please contact us here:
Information about the 4th Degree:
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.
For more information about the fourth degree, visit here.
Knights of Columbus Supreme Website: