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Knights of Columbus

The KofC is a Catholic men's organization, founded by Father McGivney in 1882. We hold the principles of charity, unity and fraternity among our core values. If you are a brother Knight or interested in Columbianism, feel free to join us!

Website: http://kofc.org
Location: New Haven, CT.
Members: 55
Latest Activity: Mar 1

Discussion Forum

Answering attacks upon our patron

Started by Steve Imparl. Last reply by Will Oct 16, 2014. 3 Replies

Brother Knights,Earlier this week we celebrated the patron of our Order, Christopher Columbus.In recent years, this holiday has also brought very sharp attacks on our patron. Depending on what I see…Continue

First Degree initiation

Started by Timothy R Donlan. Last reply by Steve Imparl Nov 24, 2011. 15 Replies

In a couple of weeks I am scheduled to go through the First Degree initiation.  Everyone I talk to is very vague and researching on the web just says that it's secretive (and a whole bunch of KofC is…Continue

40 Days for Life and the KofC

Started by John Martin Mar 21, 2011. 0 Replies

I've posted a challenge for the Knights to take Columbus Day as our day to stand for a local 40 Days for Life vigil.I call it the Knight and Day for Life campaign and would love to see this take…Continue

Tags: for, Life, Pro-life, Days, 40

Squires Program

Started by StaggerLee. Last reply by G. Alphonse Menard Jul 24, 2010. 2 Replies

Do any members have a Squires program at their council? If so, what do they do and how often do they meet?Continue

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Comment by Steve Imparl on June 21, 2014 at 8:38pm

Congratulations, Matthew!

Comment by Matthew Troxler on June 11, 2014 at 9:58pm

I would like to report that as of last night, June 9th, that I completed the initiation ceremony and I am now a first degree Knight of Columbus of Council 6950. Weird thing was that my sister's godfather was in attendance and I had no clue he was going to be there. He's been a Knight for 23 years and I never knew he was one. 

Comment by Russell Yount on August 14, 2013 at 10:02pm

A few months ago, I went to our local council meeting, and the funniest thing happened.  They elected me Deputy Grand Knight.  I'm still not quite sure how that happened.

Comment by Steve Imparl on July 27, 2012 at 10:55pm

Anthony, I am glad you enjoyed the First Degree experience. For me, too, the impression the ceremony made upon me has permeated my being and the more I think about it, the more profound it seems. I told the officers of our council and the man who brought me in to the Knights that I appreciate very much the time that went into making the First Degree powerful and memorable for me and the other three new Knights. Being accepted into the fraternity is a great honor; I will give my all to be a worthy member.

Comment by Anthony M Castaneda Jr on July 27, 2012 at 1:13pm

Steve-I truly enjoyed my 1st degree, the lecture was delivered with passion and meaninf that I will not soon forget.

Comment by Steve Imparl on July 9, 2012 at 11:23pm

Anthony, you have my prayers that your First Degree exemplification will be as powerful, instructive, and memorable as mine was.

Comment by Anthony M Castaneda Jr on July 9, 2012 at 3:23pm

I am going to my local Council to join tomorrow night. I am looking forward to becoming a Knight. I am also looking forward to working with my area councils in the community.

 

Comment by Steve Imparl on July 5, 2012 at 3:35pm

I have been thinking about since the First Degree Exemplifcation last week. I realize that I'm kind of an infant with respect to Charity, the first principle of the Order. I am going to pray about it. Have any of you Brother Knights had similar thoughts after the First Degree?

Comment by Steve Imparl on June 30, 2012 at 12:56pm

Hello Brother Knights and fellow members of AoM,

I am happy to report that I attended my initiation ceremony on Thursday, June 28, and I am now gratefully a First Degree Knight and a member of University Council number 1687. It is an amazing order to be a member of a fraternity of such fine Catholic men. I am thrilled and humbled, at the same time, and praying for the Lord's direction in living out this honor in the way that He wants and a way that will reflect His glory.

Thanks, guys, for all the support and encouragement at this group here in AoM!

Comment by Steve Imparl on May 7, 2012 at 11:40pm

You're welcome, Nick. I hope it will be useful for you.

 

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