The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic, Family, Fraternal, Service Organization dedicated to the Church and Community. Members participate in various activities throughout the year supporting the Church, Catholic Education, Birthright, Respect Life organizations, Seminarians, Mentally Handicapped, local youth, and many other noteworthy projects. Monthly meetings bring members together to conduct business and promote fraternity.

Knights of Columbus Council #7279

Holy Cross Council #7279
• Hutchinson, Kansas


The Holy Cross Council is located next to Holy Cross Church in Hutchinson. The Grand Knight for 2016-2017 is Tyler Labenz.  You can contact the Knights by phone at 620-664-6793.


The regular monthly council meeting is on the first Monday of each month in the lower lever of Holy Cross Church at 7:30pm.

Membership Information

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

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-ranked life insurance program, and many more family and personal benefits.

Locally, catholic men in good standing with the church see many benefits of being a member of Holy Cross Council #7279.  The council is involved in many Church Activities, Youth Activities, Family Activities, and Community Service Activities.  In addition the men of the council benefit from forming strong friendships with other men in the parish.

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 blanks are available from any member of the Knights of Columbus.   If you would like more information, to be contacted by a knight, or would like to request a membership form, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Any Third Degree member in good standing is eligible for membership in the Fourth Degree. The primary purpose of the Fourth Degree is to foster the spirit of patriotism by promoting responsible citizenship and a love of and loyalty to the Knights' respective countries through active membership in local Fourth Degree groups (called "assemblies"). Certain members of the Fourth Degree serve as honor guards at civic and religious functions, an activity that has brought worldwide recognition to the Knights of Columbus. Locally there is an Hutchinson assembly.  You may contact this assembly at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact Information

Name Tyler Labenz