The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with over 1.6 million members. It provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families and young people
The New Bern Council 3303 was founded in 1950 through the efforts of Joe Rachid. Council 3303 works closely with St. Paul Parish in New Bern, providing funds raised by council projects and support for a variety of parish activities including parish picnics and dinners.
As a member of the Knights of Columbus you and your family enjoy many benefits, including 12 free issues annually of the Columbia magazine, the world's largest Catholic family magazine, eligibility to join the Knights of Columbus top-ranked life insurance program, and many more family and personal benefits.
Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to practical Catholic men in union with the Holy See, who are at least 18 years old. A practical Catholic is one who lives up to the Commandments of God and the precepts of the Church. Application forms are available from any member of the Knights of Columbus.
The New Bern Council is located in New Bern at 1125 Pine Tree Drive, New Bern, NC. The Grand Knight for 2018-2019 is Mike Lynch.
Business meetings are held at the Council Hall at 7:00PM on the 1st Tuesday of each month. Social meetings are held at the Knights Hall at 6:00PM on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.