Knights of Columbus

St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church | Martinsville, Indiana

 

The Knights was formed to render financial aid to members and their families. Mutual aid and assistance are offered to sick, disabled and needy members and their families. Social and intellectual fellowship is promoted among members and their families through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief and public relief works.

The Knights of Columbus (St. Martin Council #6273) meet on Second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in Sexton Hall. The Knights are a group of Catholic men who strive to do their best

Activities throughout the year include: Senior Breakfast, Ham and Bean Supper, OktoberFest , St. Patrick’s Day Irish Stew, the Servers’ Recognition Picnic, and Parish Picnic.

Grand Knight: Randy Cox

Activities:

Fellowship breakfast 2nd Sunday every month
SuperBowl pizza fundraiser
Friday Fish Fry during Lent
St. Patrick’s day dinner
Tootsie Roll fundraiser to support handicapped people in Morgan County
Ice cream booth Morgan County fair
Parish picnic
Kozmar scholarship

Membership Questions and Answers

As a Knight you can choose the projects with which you wish to be involved in within your own community. What is more, the Order is dedicated to family life and the many benefits it offers. From insurance to scholarships to service and social activities and programs, all are open to the whole family.
Membership requirements are that he be a practical Catholic gentleman, who is 18 years of age or older.
A practical Catholic is one who is in union with the Holy See and who practices the precepts of the Catholic Church.
There are four degrees within the Knights of Columbus. Each degree ceremony imparts a lesson on the Order’s core virtues of Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism.
No; unlike many fraternal organizations one does not become a member by purchasing insurance. In the Knights of Columbus a man has to be a member before he may avail himself of the insurance benefit. Purchasing insurance is optional, however; the life insurance and long-term care insurance products offered by the Order are not only competitively priced, they are among the most solid and highly rated products available anywhere. Standard & Poor’s and A.M. Best, the leading independent agencies that rate insurance companies, give K of C insurance their highest ratings.

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