Famous Knights …

Did you know that … Knights of Columbus count among their members men like Babe Ruth, Floyd Patterson, Vince
Lombardi, Mike Ditka, Mike Sweeny (Captain Kansas City Royals), Former BC Lt. Governor Steven
Point, Archbishop J. Michael Miller and almost all bishops and priests within North America including
Cardinals Marc Ouelet, Thomas Collins and Gerald Lacroix.

… other notable Canadian Knights of Columbus members of renown include St. Brother Andre, Cal Murphy, Andrew Scheer, Sen. Gerry St. Germain, Serge Savard and former Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent.

Special Olympics …

Did you know that … Special Olympics was founded by a Knight of Columbus by the name of Sargent Shriver along with his wife Eunice Kennedy Shriver. The Knights of Columbus organization partnered with Special Olympics. In 2016, the Knights paid travel expenses of all Canadian and American Special Olympians to the World Games in Los Angeles, California?

Knights in action …

Did you know that …Knights of Columbus were founded 1882 to provide financial support to Catholic widows and orphans and today ranks as one of the top three insurance companies in North America. Knights have over $111 billion of insurance in force protecting our members and their families.