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St. Sebastian Council 8009
   •   13075 US 1   •    Sebastian, FL 32958   •    321-427-6789   •   

  

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Who are the Knights?
The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with 2.0 million members. It provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families and young people.


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 personal benefits.

St. Sebastian Council 8009 is closely involved with Parish and community events. Our special emphasis is on family and youth. We host or participate in the KC family picnic, the Soccer challenge , Trick R' trunk in October, The Sebastian Clambake in November, Breakfast with Santa in December, Youth free throw Contest in January, Parish Fish Frys during Lent to name just some of our charitable and community activities.

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.

Contact Dr.Bob Christopher for more information.

 
4th Degree EmblemAny Third Degree member in good standing, one year after the anniversary of his First Degree, 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 Columbus.


Squires EmblemUnder the guidance of Christian Brother Barnabas McDonald (1865-1929), the first Columbian Squires circle was instituted in 1925. Membership in the Squires is for Catholic boys between the ages of 12 and 17. Squires' activities are many, varying from spiritual to active service for the Church and community. Each circle elects officer members from their own rank, teaching skills of leadership and responsibility.

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