Knights of Columbus - Springfield, Ohio - Council 624
2055 S. Bird Rd. - Springfield, Ohio - 45505 - (937) 323-9663
Van Eancheff, Grand Knight
Kevin Doane, Deputy Grand Knight
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 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.
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 us locally at the Knights of Columbus Council #624 at (937)-323-9663 for more information or
by email at
Any 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.