Knights of Peter Claver
KofPC

The Knights of Peter Claver was originally founded November 7, 1909 in Mobile Alabama as an organization to allow men of color membership in a Catholic fraternal society. The organization was incorporated July 12, 1911 at Mobile, Alabama. Divisions of the Knights of Peter Claver, Inc were established as follows:

1917 Fourth Degree ( Authorized)

1917 Junior Knights (Authorized)

1922 Ladies Auxiliary (Authorized)

1926 Ladies Auxiliary Division ( Established)

1930 Junior Daughters Division (Established)

1935 Junior Knights Division (Established)

1980 Ladies of Grace Meritorious Division (Established)

With strong support of The Church throughout the years, the Order now has over 700 subordinate units throughout the United States and a Unit in Colombia, South America. Headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, the Order is comprised of over 18,000 Catholic family members. We continue our expansion efforts welcoming all Catholics to join. The Order is a member of the International Alliance Catholic Knights.


Your Invitation to Catholic Action!

We extend a cordial invitation to all Catholics to join or reinstate your membership in the Knights of Peter Claver, Knights of Peter Claver Ladies Auxiliary, the Junior Knights or the Junior Daughters


Goals and Objectives of the Order

To be a supporter to the local parishes and to the Bishop of the diocese

To participate collectively in various parish and community activities

To promote civic improvements and social justice

To encourage Lay Apostolic and Catholic action

To make contributions to worthwhile causes

To award scholarships and support education

To foster recreational assemblies and facilities

To develop youth in a positive, nurturing environment

To provide social and intellectual fellowship for its members                                                                                                        


                                                                                    Taken from the National Knights of Peter Claver website

 

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