About Us

When does Marquette meet?

General Meeting

    • 2nd Wednesday of the month.
    • Doors open at 6 pm.
    • Meeting at 7:30 pm.
    • Dinner follows.

Officers' Meeting

    • 4th Tuesday of the month.
    • Doors open at 6 pm.
    • Meeting at 7:30 pm.
    • Dinner follows.

Where does Marquette meet?

314 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Email: Council1437@gmail.com

Why Join?

Who are the Knights?

The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic family fraternal service organization with more than 1.9 million members. We provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the Catholic Church, their communities, families and young people.

Member Benefits

As a member of the Knights of Columbus you and your family enjoy many benefits, including 12 free issues annually of Columbia magazine, the world's largest Catholic family magazine, eligibility to join the Knights of Columbus top-rated life insurance program, and many more family and personal benefits.

Marquette Council Benefits

As a member of Marquette Council you and your family enjoy many benefits and fun activities, including Mardi Gras events, Easter Egg Hunt and BBQ, Annual Summer Picnic, Cadillac Party, Christmas Party, Crawfish Boils, and much, much more.

How to Join

Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to practicing Catholic men in union with the Holy See, who are at least 18 years old. A practicing 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. Email us at Council1437@gmail.com

Join Online

Visit KofC.org/JoinUs and join online. When registering, indicate you are interested in joining a council, and list 1437 as you preferred council.

Benefits of Membership

Columbia Magazine

Free subscription to the Order’s monthly magazine examining issues of concern to Knights, Catholics and families.

Knights Of Columbus Rosary

Blessed by the supreme chaplain, presented during the First Degree exemplification to each new member.

Daily Mass Of Remembrance at St. Mary’s Church

Mass for deceased members and their wives, and deceased members of the Squires program, at birthplace of the Order.


Portfolio of top-quality life insurance, long-term care, and annuity products exclusively for members and their families.

Family Fraternal Benefit

For eligible families:

Pays $1,500 for the child who dies before the age of 61 days;

Pays $750 for the child who is stillborn at least 20 weeks after conception;

Offers guaranteed-issue insurance up to $5,000 to any child under age 18.

Orphan Benefit

$80 monthly allotment for orphans of eligible families; up to $7,000 in college scholarships available.

Member/Spouse Fraternal Benefit

Accidental death coverage for member and spouse at no cost.

Widow Benefits

Continues to be covered under the Member/Spouse Fraternal Benefit;

May purchase life insurance, long-term care insurance, or annuities up to one year after insured member’s death;

Receives a free lifetime subscription to Columbia;

Eligible with her children for scholarships, student loans, etc.


Scholarship programs for higher education available to members, their spouses and children.

Leadership Development

Opportunity to build personal leadership skills, public speaking ability, organization skills, etc.

Honorary Life Membership

Free membership at age 70 with 25 years of membership.

Membership Card

Entitles participation in all Catholic, fraternal and social activities in nearly 15,100 councils throughout the world.


Participation in a variety of programs and activities conducted by local councils.