Faith In Action

Faith in Action is the collective name given to all charity, service, family building, faith formation, and life affirming programs of the Knights of Columbus, as sanctioned by the Supreme Council.  Every program of Council 8781 falls into one of the below categories:  Community, Faith, Family, and Life.  These are a holistic way for the Order of the Knights of Columbus to build the domestic church in our parishes and communities, and foster fraternity within the Order as we meet the needs and challenges of the parishes and communities we serve, throughout the entire world.

The descriptions below come straight from the Supreme Council's FAQ on Faith In Action


As Knights of Columbus, we are called to serve our family and our God. Our first principle is Charity, at home with our families or in our communities. This is a critical part of our Knights of Columbus mission.

Some of the programs Council 8781 performs in this category include:


Our goal is to strengthen our men and their families in the faith. When we entered the Order, we were reminded to constantly inform ourselves in the Catholic faith. This formation goes beyond mere facts or religious practice to an authentic connection with a loving God and his son Jesus Christ.

Council 8781 programs in the Faith category include:  


Father Michael J. McGivney sought to strengthen the familial bond of father to mother and children to parents. Our family programs are an evolution and response to a society that seeks to weaken the bonds of family. We must make it clear that society should value a family that is faithful to God and each other.

The Family programs of Council 8781 include:  


The urgency of the threat to a culture of life cannot be misunderstood. Respect for the dignity of life demands a commitment to human rights across a broad spectrum. Both as Knights of Columbus and as followers of Christ, “Catholics must be committed to the defense of life in all its stages and in every condition” (Saint John Paul II, 1995).

Life programs of Council 8781 include: