St. Bartholomew Council 11873
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|| East Brunswick, NJ 08816
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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.
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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.
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.
(pdf, 415k) gives additional information about what
it means to be a member 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 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.
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
or you can download it here.
K of C
you are interested in becoming a member,
please download the K of C Membership Application. Complete
Sections 3 through 5 and attach and Email to our Membership Director. Our
Membership Director is Paul Congiusta
prefer you may call our Membership Director at 732-238-8150 or speak to any
Knights of Columbus Member they would be happy to assist you.
Our Council meetings are held twice a month, the 1st and 3rd
Monday, at 8:00 pm.
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.