Knights of Columbus

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Who are the Knights?

The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with 1.6 million members. It provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families and young people.

Membership Benefits

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.

Council Information

The Edward Douglass White Council was Established in 1949, in New Orleans, La. And then Moved to Metairie, La. To St. Clement of Rome in 1970, The council does not have a council home of their own but meets in the church facility adjacent to St. Clement of Rome School and Church. The normal meeting facility is Vosbein Hall located just to the left of the school building. The council dues are $50.00 per year.

Council Meetings

Regular business meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month with a sit down meal beginning around 7 p.m., the recitation of the Holy Rosary at 7:45 p.m. with the meeting commencing at 8 p.m. Ample parking is available in the church parking lot.

How to Join

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.

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