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
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
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.
The Knights of Columbus Council 1078 maintains a
facility across from St. Augustine Church at 10 Brook Street Andover, MA.
Our council hosts a
large number of activities throughout the year, including Church
Activities, Youth Activities, Family Activities, Community Service and
The Grand Knight for 2013-2014 is Paul Dollard
information may be obtained from Chancellor John Barrett by e-mail or through any Brother Knight.
Any Third Degree member in good standing is eligible for membership in the Fourth
Degree. The primary purpose of the Fourth Degree is to foster the spirit
of patriotism by promoting responsible citizenship and a love of and
loyalty to the Knights' respective countries through active membership in
local Fourth Degree groups (called "assemblies"). Certain members of the
Fourth Degree serve as honor guards at civic and religious functions, an
activity that has brought worldwide recognition to the Knights of
Andover Council 1078 falls under the jurisdiction of Father O'Donnell Assembly 393, Lawrence, MA. For more information contact the Assembly by e-mail.