We, the Knights of Columbus family of North Carolina, formed out of the inspiration and love of Father Michael J. McGivney, are a welcoming, Eucharist-centered, and culturally diverse Order of Catholic gentlemen. Together, with the involvement of our families, we strive to exemplify our Order’s principles of charity, unity, fraternity, and patriotism. As stewards of our Order’s legacy, we endeavor to answer His call in solidarity with the priesthood, respecting life, defending of our faith and family and serving our fellow man.
Bring Jesus to the people and places that need Him most.
Be the Light
Rev William P. Lesak, USN (Ret.)
They called themselves Knights of Columbus...
In 1882, Father Michael J. McGivney conceived the idea of an organization of Catholic men who would band together. Knights to emphasize chivalry’s ideals of charity and support for Church and state, and Columbus as a reminder that Catholics had been the backbone and bulwark of America’s growth and greatness from the very beginning. KofC has grown into a global organization of more than 2+ million members in nearly 16,000 local councils world wide and 300 college councils.