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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: 62
Latest Activity: Jan 19

Discussion Forum

Double duty

Started by Russell Yount May 17, 2015. 0 Replies

Has anyone here ever served as Grand Knight and District Deputy in the same fraternal year?  That's the situation I will be in soon.  If so, I would like to hear from you.Continue

Answering attacks upon our patron

Started by Steve Imparl. Last reply by Sir 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

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Comment by Dean Roberts on January 18, 2016 at 5:51pm

Anyone here from the Pierre Gibault Council? 3rd degree Knight here from Macomb, IL.

Comment by Paul Sposite on January 18, 2016 at 10:08am

Anyone from Wayne Michigan council ... I am looking to rejoin the council... 

Comment by Sean on March 31, 2015 at 10:29am

At mine, about half, including our worthy grand knight.  It varies.

Comment by Rick Shelton on March 31, 2015 at 9:10am

I'm interested in joining the KoC but I don't want to join an 'old mans club'.  In your Hall how many men are under the age of 40?

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.

 

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Seitanist Dan replied to David R.'s discussion Profanity and Vulgarity
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Tyler M. replied to David R.'s discussion Profanity and Vulgarity
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David R. posted a discussion

Profanity and Vulgarity

My two 30-something sons tape a cable show called Penn & Teller: Bullshit! and I watch an episode every so often when I'm in the mood for something humorous and a bit risqué. I just watched the latest which was on the subject of profanity.Personally, I make a great distinction between profanity (as in using the Lord's name in vain) and vulgarity (as in using offensive or rude words).Generally I will say "Rats!" when something happens like I drop something.  Even though this word is old…See More
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