Knights of Columbus Mount St. Francis Council #12228
About the Mount St. Francis Knights of Columbus

The Mount St. Francis Knights of Columbus Council #12228 was founded in...

More to come once our more senior members share some historical info with me ;)

Thinking about joining the Knights of Columbus?

Here's how to get started! Use the form on our Contact Page to reach out to us and express your interest or find a Knight and strike up a conversation in person. Knights will often be walking around after Mass. (Look for the tan name badges.)

These initial steps will include the following:
  • Verbal confirmation that you are a practicing Catholic gentlemen with interest in joining St Francis Knights of Columbus
  • The Form 100 Membership Document
  • Answering any questions that you have about St Francis Knights of Columbus
Common Questions and Answers

Question: My time is limited and I'm always very busy with other commitments. What expectations regarding time and availability are involved with joining St Francis Knights of Columbus?

Answer: St Francis Knights of Columbus understands "busy". Your time and availability are greatly appreciated and 100% voluntary. You determine the frequency you are able to make meetings, the events you participate in, and your over-all level of involvement. St Francis Knights of Columbus simply opens doors to brotherhood and comradery, participation in charitable activities, insurance benefits, and much more. You can take advantage of an open door or walk on by. Completely up to you!
Question: My time is so short that I don't think I'd be able to participate at all. Is there still reason to sign up with St Francis Knights of Columbus?

Answer: Absolutely! Your membership fee (only $36 annually) helps in countless ways and provides you with an added insurance benefit that all members receive, active or absent. Signup would also give you access to our Knightly News Letter, and other internal communications about member activities, events, outreaches, fundraisers, dinners and more that you'll be able to participate in any time that your schedule frees up.
Question: Who are the St Francis Knights of Columbus?

Answer: We are practicing Catholic Gentlemen that engage in a wide range of activities that benefit the individual, the family, the parish, our Colorado Springs community, and the whole world around us. The four principles of the Order are: Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism. We have Council meetings on the 1st Thursday of each month and Officer meetings on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Both meetings are open to participation from all members.
Question: What do the St Francis Knights of Columbus do?

Answer: The St Francis Knights of Columbus are involved in a wide range of activities based on our four principles; Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism. There are too many to list but here are a few to give you an idea: Parish Breakfasts, Fish Dinners, Coats for Kids, 40 Days for Life, Parish Picnic, Trunk or Treat, BBQ with the Sisters, Tootsie Roll Campaign, Christ Renews His Parish (CRHP), Special Olympics, Respect Life 5k run, Marian House soup kitchen, Football Crazer, Pennies from Heaven, a Manly Men's Manly Night Out and much more!