Charity, Unity, Fraternity, Patriotism: these are the four essential pillars of the Knights of Columbus. This worldwide Catholic brotherhood encourages its members to perform local charity works, model Catholic fatherhood, and serve parish needs.
Bishop Wall has been a 4th Degree Knight for many years, and in this episode, he discusses the history of the Knights and their importance to everyday diocesan life.
1:07 – Bishop Wall’s experience as a member of the Knights of Columbus
06:05 – Charity, Unity, Fraternity, Patriotism – the four pillars of the Knights put into action every day
10:35 – The history of the Knights of Columbus
14:30 – What to the different “degrees” of knighthood mean?
16:40 – How the Knights put their mission into action in local dioceses and parishes
18:14 – How to encourage men to become a knight – or how to become one yourself!
Links from this episode:
Knights unveil new uniform design
Vintage uniform design – complete with top hats!
What the colors of uniforms signify
Arizona Knights of Columbus – State website
Parish Priest: Father Michael McGivney and American Catholicism
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Outro Music: Shaking All the Time