Knights of Columbus

Knights of Columbus are Catholic men committed to the exemplification of charity, unity, fraternity and the defense of the priesthood. The organization is consecrated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is loyal to the Pope and committed to the protection of human life and the preservation and defense of the family. The Knights also support the Gibault school, Special Olympics, disaster relief funds, and the mentally handicapped and individuals with other disabilities.


The Knights of Columbus was founded in 1882 by a 29 year old priest, Father Michael J. McGivney, in the basement of St. Mary’s church in New Haven, Connecticut. Today, the Knights of Columbus has become the largest lay organization in the Catholic Church. Currently there are over 1.7 million members; and, together with their families, the Knights are nearly six million strong.

Currently Council #12951 (QAS parish) has over 85 members and is growing. Meetings are held on the first and third Monday of each month.

If you are interested in joining, please contact John Wolsiefer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.