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Welcome to Knights of St Columba, Province 29

The Knights of St Columba wish to send our sincere thanks and gratitude to all our NHS Staff, Frontline workers, Social Care workers, volunteers and to all who are risking their own helping others beat the Coronavirus.

Our Love and prayers continue daily for all of you and for who have suffered during this very difficult time.

May the Blessed Mother and St Columba guide us all and keep us healthy at this time and in the future.

Bertie M. Grogan
Supreme Knight


Knights of St Columba Head Office
75 Hillington Road South – Glasgow G52 2AE – Scotland
T: +44 (0) 141 883 5700

The Knights of Saint Columba is a Catholic fraternal service organisation and the largest of its kind in the United Kingdom. Founded in Glasgow in 1919, it is named in honour of Saint Columba, a Christian missionary from Ireland who helped to introduce Christianity to some of the people in the north.

The organisation describes itself as being dedicated to the principles of Charity, Unity and Fraternity. There are more than 4,000 members of the KSC, in over 300 Councils across Great Britain — it features in England, Scotland and Wales.

Membership is limited to practising Catholic men aged 16 or older, and promotes the social doctrine of the Catholic Church.

The organisation, which is non-political and essentially democratic, exists to support the mission of the Catholic Church and at the same time to work for the "spiritual and material good of its members and their families".

The KSC organisation is a member of the International Alliance of Catholic Knights. Founder of the Knights and first Supreme Knight was Patrick Joseph O'Callaghan.

Following the social teachings of the Catholic Church, members of the Order work for the moral and social welfare of their country and in particular to help the development of young people. Members strive to achieve all these aims through charity, unity and fraternity.