Consider being a Knight. A brotherhood in support of Parish & Comunity.

Why should you consider joining the Knights!

Imagine being part of an organization that fills your heart and your mind with the joy of giving to others and the feeling that comes with making a difference.

Membership in the Knights < click here >

The Knights of Columbus was established in 1882 to provide a means by which Catholic men could support the Catholic Church, provide financial protection to protect their families, and engage in works of charity to benefit the less fortunate. Today, its nearly 1.8 million members make up the largest Catholic lay organization in the world, and last year Knights donated more than $150 million and volunteered 68 million hours of their time to charity.

What We Do:

• Charity to Those Less Fortunate
• Support the Catholic Church, Community & Country
• Financial Protection for Our Familes
• Local Events
• Catholic Mens Group

Knights are Catholic men, 18 years of age and older, who are committed to making their community a better place, while supporting their Church. Being a Knight is more than camaraderie; it is being involved with your community; it is supporting your local Catholic Church, while enhancing your own faith; it is about protecting and enhancing your family life.

The Knights of Columbus is the world’s largest Catholic fraternal service organization.  Founded by Father Michael J. McGivney in New Haven CT. in 1882.  The brotherhood was named in honor of Christopher Columbus.  There are four levels of the Knights fraternal organization: 

  1. First Degree or the “Admissions Degree”.
  2. Second Degree or the “Formation Degree”.
  3. Third Degree or the “Knighthood Degree”.
  4. Fourth Degree or the “Patriotic Degree”.

The Knights of Columbus Pius IX Council #4396 is a local council serving the Lansdale and Hatfield areas of Pennsylvania since April 24, 1957 making our community a better place, while supporting the church.

You have seen the Knights in action at both parish and civil functions. Explore this website to see how you can enjoy the benefits and personal satisfaction by becoming a Knight. 

Fill out the attached membership form and email it to our membership director, Ray Peacock Jr (peacocknest@verizon.net) - or call (215) 855-2171. 



Did you know there is a “Knights of Columbus APP” for your cell phone?  Download it today and it will be with you always.  Get the Knight’s mobile phone app by scaning the following QR code or go to the Apple App Store at: https://appsto.re/us/mK3t5.i  


Membership Benefits for you and your family include 12 issues of Columbia Magazine and an available insurance program which has more than $60 Billion of life insurance policies in force and holds the highest insurance ratings given by A.M. Best, Standard and Poor’s and the Insurance Marketplace Standards Association.  Contact SK  Thomas Hendricks, FIC  215-534-1884  [ email ]  to discuss your Insurance needs.

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