This week we are featuring the Knights of Columbus. The Knights are a group of men integral to the Parish Community at St.. Catherine’s If you have been to any event held on campus, you have met a Knight. In addition to all of the wonderful engagements they have in our Community, there are practical and spiritual benefits to joining here are just a few: As a Knight of Columbus, your membership in the largest fraternal organization in the world also has benefits.
There are practical benefits including; Part ownership of a multi-billion-dollar investment paying $338 million in dividends, Investments paying 4% annual return, Automatic accidental death coverage Knight & spouse, Guaranteed insurance for un-insurable children, Death benefits for stillborn and miscarries, Orphan benefits, $25,000 per year educational benefit for children of “first responder” or military members killed in line of duty. These are the benefits that help you provide a safe and secure future for your family in the event of your sudden death.
And there are spiritual benefits: Be part of an organization of 1.8 million Catholic men dedicated to ‘good works’ in the community and around the world. Work shoulder to shoulder with brothers giving over 9 million hours of volunteer service. Stand tall as men who contribute over $18 million dollars to support youth activities each year. Join with other men of St Catherine’s as we play with power tools and BBQ grills serving our parish and pastor. For more information on how you can come to enjoy the benefits of membership just locate a Knight (the guys with the badges on at Mass)