The Knights of Columbus was founded in 1882 by father Michael J. McGivney in New Haven Connecticut,
to serve the Church, Community, and Family by the four giving principals of Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism.
The vision of Fr. McGivney has grown to over $106 Billion of Life Insurance in Force.
Each year The Knights of Columbus Charitable Donations worldwide total over $175 Million Dollars and over 75 million
hours of service.
The Nights of Columbus Napoleon Council 1344, was Chartered in 1908, just 28 years after the orders founding.
The Napoleon council has grown to 130 members, and provided over $6,000.00 in charitable Disbursements, and over 3500 hours
of volunteer service each year.
All practicing Catholic men 18 years or older are invited to become part of this, the
Largest Catholic Mens Fraternal Organization.