The Knights of Columbus, founded by Father Michael J. McGivney at Saint Mary’s Church in New Haven, Connecticut in 1892, is the world’s largest Catholic, family, fraternal, service organization with 1.6 million members around the world.
The Flushing Knights of Columbus Council #8489 was chartered in 1984. The Council has grown and currently has 192 members who are dedicated to supporting the Catholic Church, the clergy, vocations, and Catholic values and teachings.
The Flushing Knights of Columbus meet on Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. in Angel Hall.
As a service organization, the Flushing Council has distinguished itself in support of Saint Robert Parish through a wide range of service and charitable programs and activities.
Knights of Columbus programs support the unborn, youth, the family and the elderly as well as persons with physical and mental disabilities.
As a fraternal organization, the Knights of Columbus provides Catholic men the opportunity to work together, share good times together and grow in our faith together.
The Knights of Columbus support a multi million dollar Scholarship and Student Loan programs for members and their children pursuing higher education, and vocation scholarships for seminarians.
In addition, the Knights of Columbus insurance program is ranked in the top 6% of insurance companies in North America with more than $43 billion of insurance in force.