Service and charity are at the heart of the Knights. Founded to meet the needs of immigrants, refugees and families suffering from the death of a breadwinner, the Knights began as a small service organization and has grown into a worldwide financial and charitable organization. Read more about the history of the Knights here.

Our goal is to help men, their families and their parishes grow closer to Christ. Through our programs and resources, we provide opportunities to live and spread the Catholic faith. Read more about our mission here.

The Knights of Columbus Council #9806 is associated with St. James the Apostle Parish in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.